Asti D' Italia
Asti D' Italia

Asti D' Italia

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.astiditalia.com/
  • Phone: 303-457-3900x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:30pm - Close
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Greg Keesy
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Semi-separate dining area allows for privacy while dining intimately, or hold a power meeting without interruption for up to eight guests. Advance notice and reservations are recommended.
  • Private Party Contact: Charles Stanford 3034573900x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: I 25 and 144th Ave
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Street parking immediately in front of the restaurant, and a large public lot adjacent, only paces away.
A word from Asti D' Italia
Set in a comfortable relaxed atmosphere, Asti d'Italia is a fine Italian restaurant with mouth-watering menu items and an approachable comprehensive wine list that creates a memorable experience for any special occasion, or just a simple taste of the Italian countryside.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Asti D' Italia reviews from OpenTable diners
37 reviews since April 1 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (20)neighborhood gem (18)romantic (17)notable wine list (14)fit for foodies (12)great for lunch (6)kid-friendly (4)good for groups (3)hot spot (1)great for brunch (1)late-night find (1)Show More
  • Kind of Bizarre
    FuuTheFoodie
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    The host seemed kind and friendly. I ordered the crab cakes, and they were very salty. My boyfriend ordered Chicken Marsala. His food was lukewarm, the chicken was tough and the vegetables were also salty. I got the Potato Gnocchi with Duck Confit and goat cheese. The cheese was clearly not goat cheese. It was hard and melted in stretchy strings. When I asked the host about it, he stubbornly claimed that this stretchy melty mess was indeed goat cheese. He implied that we did not know what goat cheese tasted like. He could have looked at the plate to see that the cheese was clearly not goat cheese. That change affected the taste of the dish and the blind denial was bizarre...needless to say, the experience left a bad taste in our mouths.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good but
    moesh
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    In general Asti D'Italia is a good restaurant. My guests and I enjoyed or meal. One said the Flank Steak was very good. My Chicken Marsala had a good flavor and the Chicken was still moist. My complaint was the Chicken Breast was cut poorly with one edge think and the other very thin. I would guess that about 1/4 of the breast was to dry for me to eat. I said something about it to the waiter. He apologized but did nothing about it. If I wasn't with company I would have asked for the manager
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LowRider
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    excellent staff and tasty food. Nothing spectacular, but good flavor, well served, and the staff was attentive and responsive
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Food, Improving Service
    MandK
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Since discovering Asti D'Italia last year, we've fallen in love with their food. They specialize in risotto, and indeed they seem to have a great talent for that dish. While my wife enjoyed the risotto of the day, I tried the gnocchi appetizer and the shrimp capellini. The gnocchi were perfectly prepared with a garlicky tomato sauce and a dollop of pesto. The shrimp dish was surprisingly accented with slices of chili pepper and a not-too-heavy creamy sauce. We finished off the evening with the Temptation dessert, an amazing creation from Indulge Bakery in Lafayette - one that is exclusive to Asti D'Italia. It's always been the food that brings us back to Asti D'Italia, so I'm pleased to note that the service finally seems to be improving.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • David
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    The Astid'Italia is great. the appetizers are exception;. Everything else is great as well. Our party had the salmon and lasagna and chicken orriechto . All were exception. This is the 3rd time that we have been there and it seems to get better each time. I know we will go back.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was amazing!
    Ashtree
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    The food portions and value you get are well worth the price. I can't wait yo eat here again!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • overlooked gem of a restaurant
    MSP1
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    a surprising find in a shopping district. Great food, excellent service. Very knowledgeable wait staff. Highly recommend the duck confit and house made gnocchi. Very pleasant atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Robin
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    This was my first time dining at the restaurant following many recommendations. We very much enjoyed our meal and plan to return.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mediocre
    Dina
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    I was disappointed in the flank steak. It was tough and stringy. It did not have the Italian flavor I was expecting and my husbands seafood dish did not have an Italian flavor either. Am I being picky? Yes, of course. For the price we paid I expected more.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • denver48foodie
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    This is a great place to dine in the north suburbs--highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Alright
    DEEMVIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Nothing special but a reasonable place if you're in the Orchard Mall area and want to sit down somewhere quiet.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Using a Groupon
    jlunnVIP
    Dined on 5/12/2014
    Returned to Asti with a Groupon. Really enjoyed the overall experience. Honestly only complaint was the way the Groupon was explained to us. We were informed to order 2 salads, 2 entrees, 2 desserts. The thing they do not make clear is that anything over $68 (value of Groupon) you have to pay for. We could of easily passed on a dessert (which we never splurge in due to the calories) which made us go $13.00 over. Perhaps they should say: "This Groupon is worth $68.00, order whatever you want and pay the difference"
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Provided a wonderful Mother's Day experience... Service was great, atmosphere was perfect
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place for Mothers Day
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We enjoyed our time at Asti d'Italia for Mother's Day. However I was expecting the lunch menu since we had a noon res. We were told that on Sundays they serve the dinner menu all day. That would have been nice to know beforehand not only for cost but also portion size.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still a Favorite
    UConn70
    Dined on 4/24/2014
    It was our 3rd time at Asti. The food is consistently well prepared. Pasta is always al dente. Has the Apple salad and really enjoyed it. Waiter was attentive but not over bearing. Had a peach pana cotta for dessert. Penne carbonara was excellent. Meatballs were a little too spicy.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistent
    Snipes222
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Both the food and service have been great every time we have been there. Very consistent.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely place for dining
    IslandGirl
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    It is rare these days to find a quiet restaurant where you can actually visit with a friend without raising your voice. The food and wine were excellent! We chose the special for that evening, the risotto, salmon and asparagus. Absolutely delicious!! Our waiter was friendly and served us with a smile. This place is a gem and we will definitely be going back soon.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Pasta and Salads
    ReedelVIP
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    Attentive service, well prepared salads and pasta. The Carbonara was great!. Creative and delicious desserts. Unique sorbets and hand made truffles were a nice treat. Great before a movie or a painting session at Whimsy Paint and Sip. The night we were there we saw several Prom couples enjoying their special dinner out.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • New favorite!
    Foodie
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    Asti has become our new local place to go for a night out. Food is spot-on homemade, service is always good, and the ambience allows for quiet conversation without yelling over people and music. Love that it is locally owned as well!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 18 ratings-only reviews submitted since April 1 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 411 reviews are from the Asti D' Italia reviews archive.
  • Great place for a good Italian meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Staff were very attentive and polite. Atmosphere was cozy and well-done with nice lighting and moderate noise. Food was great---about what you would expect for the price. Service a touch slow---took about 40 minutes for our main course. Pretty warm inside, about 76-78 degrees, but that's my only real complaint.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Five-Star Experience
    foodie
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    It was a five-star experience from the moment we walked in the door until we left. The service, the food, the ambiance left you with the feeling of wanting to come back. I hope this restaurant makes it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • No response
    socmom2025
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    This was our 2nd visit to the restuarant. The service and food were good. The atmosphere is nice. We've always had good meals here. The only problem this time was that 2 of our dining companions complained that their chicken was a bit "rubbery" and the waiter had no response. We were not asking for the meals to be comped but some sort of response from the waiter.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We enjoyed a very nice dinner
    Wayne
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    We enjoyed a very nice dinner with friends. A little pricy for italian, but very good.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Enjoyed the food very much. Had the mussels app and the Mahi Mahi for dinner. Both were delish. Tony, our waiter was exceptional, as my visit was a reunion with a family member I hadn't seen in 20 years. He was quick, unobtrusive and polite while we caught up.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Try the Risotto special!
    rockymtnbrenda
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    The food at Asti D' Italia was incredible. The Braised Beef Risotto may be the best bite of food I've had in the past year. It was amazing. Love the wine selection too. Service was acceptable but I wasn't blown away. My only complaints are with the ala carte pricing, and that they are stingy with the bread.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food good service not so good
    Littleeater
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    We were stunned that they had an extremely limited beer selection. We realize it is an Italian restaurant but my husband prefers beer to wine. food was flavorful but service was not stellar. We were brought one carafe of water the entire evening for four diners. We had a lengthy dinner as we were visiting with friends. After our bill was paid, no one checked on us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Decent Food / Poor Service
    LoDoDiner
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    We were surprised when we arrived to see the owner at the front desk texting on his cell phone. We decided to have a glass of wine in the bar before dinner and both the bartender and a server were also texting on their cell phones. When we were ready to order a second glass of wine in the bar the bartender was hosting so we waited and waited. A server came behind the bar to use his cell phone that was charging under the counter and did not even acknowledge us. We moved to the dining room where we received horrible service because our server disappeared through the entire 3 course meal. He did not even do a quality check. Food was decent, bus boys were excellent. Would not return for the price, lack of service and just decent food.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Heightened Expectations
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    Reviews that we read before our dinner at d'Asti Italia made us aware that we were in for a more-than-typical experience. There are gems among the many, new 'marketplace' or 'town center' settings to be found today, and this would definitely be one of them. I count my duck confit with potato gnocchi as second (to a cafe in Paris) on my all-time list of duck dishes and a golden beet salad (though just a tad lacking in terms of beets) as very good...the vanilla bean vinaigrette excellent . Service was very good, and David's advice on entrees was spot on.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love it!
    Lora
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    So much better than the chain restaurant that suround it. The food is excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Spot
    Fit2Eat
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    Went for Valentines. Service was exceptional and the food very good. Tables were a bit close to each other (we were able to hear conversations of surrounding tables). Didn't distract from the mood, it is a nice place.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 1st Time There
    southdenver74
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    This was our first time at Asti D'Italia and it was ok. The appetizer (gnocchi) had a whopping 5 pieces for $9.99. The salad was good but also $9.00. The entree's were delicious and I have no complaints there. We had two drinks each and after all was said and done, the bill for two was $135.00, $155.00 with the tip. So all in all it's a bit pricey for what you get in our opinion. If you have the dough to blow, it's a fun little place. Our waiter was great and was very knowledgeable. We would go back, but not too frequently as we are not Doctors or Lawyers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Review
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Terrible service and the good was horrible I will never go there again.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Loved it!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We went on Valentines Day and had a wonderful time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Busy night; didn't miss a beat
    Marne
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We try to go to Asti's at least once a month. Of course we were concerned about spending our wedding anniversary on Valentines by dining out. But true to form, Charlie, the owner, and his fabulous staff didn't miss a beat. The food, ambiance, service, everything was fabulous. Thanks to all of them for a great evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently enjoyable
    Blkdog71
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    This is our new favorite place to go for a special night out. I am always impressed with the food, whether I eat something simple like penne and sausage or their free form seafood ravioli. I recommend the risotto dishes they change up often. The staff is great and know their wines. A wonderful little gem in the Orchards. Just go!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy Italian food!
    Carol
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Went for Valentines Day. They gave me a long stemmed rose. The risotto is their signature dish and it was good. Service reminded me of Italt- they did not rush us out of the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was great and the
    GIBB
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    The food was great and the service was exception, along with a great wine list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Let us dine
    jruch
    Dined on 1/30/2014
    We, again, enjoyed our dining experience at Asti D'Italia. We could visit with our guests and take our time without feeling any pressure. It was snowing and the ambiance was very sweet and made us all feel like we were somewhere far away. Food was delicious. Mussels are wonderful. Seafood is fresh. The chef's specials are fabulous. Good wine list. Yes, we will be back again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Was good but didnt love it
    FoodLover
    Dined on 1/29/2014
    Overall my meal was good, the wife's turned out pretty good and she really liked what she ordered. The dessert was in house made and it was really good. I felt my dish "Penne with Italian Sausage Ragu" was good but a little bland. My wife and I both felt this was a good place to try out since we have never been and that is able all. I do not believe I would go back, but the only reason is because of the cost. My wife and I spend $107 before tip, and for it just be okay pasta dishes does not cut it for me at that cost.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dinner with friend
    denver48foodie
    Dined on 1/29/2014
    Met up with my friend for an evening of girl talk and catching up. We wanted a place that was quiet and where we would not be hurried. Asti D'Italia met all our expectations. While I've dined there several times, this was her first time at the restaurant. It was a weeknight (Wednesday) and we never felt rushed. Had anyone been waiting for a table, we would definitely have given up the table. This is a nice place to go in the north area.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.