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The Buzz On Two Month Old Stout Street Social

Positive feedback on the social media themed atmosphere, but reviews say food could be better.

Stout Street Social neighbors the Blue Bear at the Convention Center in the heart of Downtown Denver. The social media-influenced spot is generating quite the buzz from online reviewers for its variety of cuisine and extensive drink menu. See what the good news and the bad news is for this two-month-old restaurant.

The Location News: Yelp reviewers can't say enough good things about the restaurant's prime location on 14th street next to the Convention Center and the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. [Yelp]

The Social Media News: Zagat finds Stout Street Social's social media theme "young and hip," highlighting the restaurant's flat screens showing live Facebook and Twitter feed from customers and followers alike. [Zagat]

The Director of Operations' News: In an article by 303 Magazine, Director of Operations Sean Huggard explained that the eclectic nature of the menu and architecture was intentional, as he wanted people "to eat here on multiple occasions and have a different experience every time." [303]

The Food Blues News: OpenTable reviewers found the bar and cocktails to be "phenomenal," but explained that they wouldn't be going back for the food. Advice included waiting 6 months before returning to try the cuisine. [OpenTable]

The Chef's News: In an interview with Cafe Society, chef Will Tuggle described a strong liking for the Denver crowd saying that "he could relax and enjoy speaking to customers," unlike his previous gig in the Big Apple. [CafeSociety]

The Brussel Sprout Cheer: Applauding reviews on the Crispy Brussel Sprouts appetizer keep pouring in on Yelp, with the dish regarded as "to die for" and "absolutely delicious." [Yelp]

The Seafood News: No Rocky Mountain Oysters can be found here folks, but instead Stout Street Social offers an impressive selection of seafood including a raw oyster bar and sushi. According to Zagat's Lori Midson, chef Will Tuggle will "uncage an off-menu, in-the-know lobster roll." [Zagat]

The Facebook News: Stout Street Social's Facebook informs about upcoming events, stating Valentine's Day plans should include Cinderella at the Buell Theater and attending the restaurant's Valentine Social complete with "Pay it Forward shots, Graham Cracker Porter by Denver Beer Co on tap along with other great drinks, food specials, live music and more activities." [Facebook]

The Seating Selection News: OpenTable reviews really like the three different and distinct seating areas. Each have their benefits and keep you feeling like you're apart of the buzz going on throughout the entire restaurant." [OpenTable]

Stout St Social

1400 Stout St, Denver, CO 80202 (720) 214-9100

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