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Bruno's Italian Bistro
Bruno's Italian Bistro

Bruno's Italian Bistro Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.mybrunos.com
  • Email: contact@mybrunos.com
  • Phone: (303) 759-7025
  • Hours of Operation: Daily: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Nick
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Small tray serves 6 - 8 people, Large tray serves 12 - 15 people
  • Private Party Facilities: Yor choice to reserve high or lower floor
  • Private Party Contact: Nick (303) 759-7025

Getting there

  • Cross Street: E Evans Ave.
  • Public Transit: Villa Monaco Shoping Center
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free Parking
A word from Bruno's Italian Bistro
We believe Bruno's Italian Bistro, could be just the thing you're looking for, offers a enjoyable meal from our pizzas to our caesar salad, pasta dishes, choice of chicken, seafood or steak. Please relax with your choice of a bottle of selected wine, chilled beer or a cocktail.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "This is one of the best places I have been to in Denver. Great food, great service. A changing menu of specials that are always excellent. A hidden gem in a strip mall. as soon as you step in to brunos there is a whole change in ambience."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "This was my first time to Bruno's and the food was great. The pollenta appetizer was amazing. I shared eggplant parmisan and a fetticune with lobster and shrimp. Bother were very good. It's hard to find really good Italian food in the Denver metro area and Bruno's is well worth the visit."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "This place has never let me down. The food is always awesome. I try something new every time."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "Really good food. Exceeded expectations for a "strip mall" restaurant! Kudos to the entire staff."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We decided to eat out at the last minute on a Saturday night and Bruno's was able to accommodate us. A friend had recommended this restaurant and we're happy we tried it. The portions were large and service was great. I ordered the spaghetti and meatballs and my wife ordered the pork shank, both were delicious! We had a few special requests and they were happily created. There is plenty of parking too which makes it a breeze to get to."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "This restaurant is the closest thing you'll find to a neighborhood restaurant in Italy that I've seen in Denver. Absolutely wonderful!"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "We continue to enjoy dinner at Bruno's. The owner, Nick is always friendly and warm. His staff is great and they pride themselves on taking care of the customers."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Delicious food and outstanding service! I have dined at Brunos many times and will continue to return."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "We ate here for Valentines Day. It is tucked away in a strip mall and we were very pleasantly surprised. The windows are frosted and create some privacy from the parking lot in front. Atmosphere is contemporary and very comfortable. All of the food we ordered was delicious. Menu is mostly traditional Italian fare. Our appetizer was bruschetta with goat cheese. Good through the last bite! My wife had chicken piccata served on a bed of pasta. It was moist, with lots of flavor. I had ravioli filled with squash in a lemon/olive oil. It was moist and savory. For dessert, we had some type of chocolate mouse cake. Sinfully good! It was dense and rich. Wine list was well rounded and prices were reasonable. All-in-all, we enjoyed our meal here!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Nick does a great job mufti-tasking and makes sure the customers are happy and the food is delicious. Thanks so much for the consistency and the great menu."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "They were running a special for the month of ravioli's. These were some of the best we have had in town. The best part was that the staff had perfect mix of attentiveness. Definitely one of the best neighborhood gems!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Bruno's = Great Food, Great Service, A Good Wine list, and while limited, it is also VERY reasonable in pricing! Nutshell: We'll be bringing our family here for a family dinner with kids, grandkids and great-grandparents! What a fun place!!"
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "My experience there was a little better than perfect. The food is amazing!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Am pleased to see that they can keep up the quality of the experience with the construction in the shoppingh center. My hope is that soon as the upheaval in the center is over, they will get their vibrant business back. The food is delishous and priced well. We were all happy to go there."
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "We had 6 people in our party which can be a bit overwhelming. However it seemed our waiter, although VERY kind and professional, was completely overwhelmed and rushed. The linguine with clams and mussels in white sauce was not anything spectacular- not a lot of flavor just very plain. I suppose that's as best expected for the dish. I've had a veal dish before that was fabulous. Overall a good experience, just wished the waiter didn't seem so frazzled. But that being said, of course I will return."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Always consistent and Nick does a great job managing his staff and serving the guests and being appreciative."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Bruno's was a terrific restaurant under original owners. It is now (and has been for 3 years or so) under new ownership. The experience is even better now. Food is uniquely well prepared and tasty. My wife and I have now been there 3-4 times and will continue to return. We highly recommend it."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Waitress seemed a bit unimpressed that we did not order drinks, but food was great."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Bruno's was always a great place, been away for 5 years and so happy to see that things only got better!!! Great Food, Friendly Service, Good Ambiance all make for a Wonderful Experience. Ready to go back soon!"
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "We went to Bruno's New Years Eve. Food and service was great and reservation was on time. Bruno's had a good selection of dinners and matched wine for dinner. Wait staff was pleasant and we never felt rushed. The atmosphere of Bruno's is comfortable and you felt like you were in a much more expensive restaurant . Bruno's is a favorite local restaurant for Italian food where you are always comfortable and appreciated."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Bruno's location is hidden from view inside a shopping strip mall on the SW corner of Evans and Monaco. It is worth the effort to search it out. Terrific Italian cuisine in a quiet atmosphere where you can talk to your dining companions without shouting. Fish specials are always outstanding."
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "Wonderful for a quiet evening with good Italian food. Consistently good every time we go."
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "Good food and drinks but waitress seemed stressed or ?? We had to ask alot of questions as she offered no info."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "The food was good. Our service was very poor. Our waitress acted like we were an inconvience. Very unproffesional."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "It is nice to see a hard working owner cooking and doing his very best for his patrons. This shows in the quantity of the food and service,"
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Not too often can one find a restaurant where one can talk to companion! Very good specials, all items very good. Large portions."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Bruno's Bistro dining was excellent - Buon Cibo (Good Food), Buon Vino (Good Wine), and Buona Amici (Good Friends) made for an enjoyable evening."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "Jim was our waiter and was a real pro. Too bad people have to bring their crying children to a restaurant like this. It does effect the experience. A tough situation for you. Thanks for all you do."
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "I have been twice over the past few months and plan to go back. Great for a family dinner. Prompt good service and lovely food. Nice prices as well."
    Dined on 10/20/2013
  • "Bruno's is a great place for a casual evening with friends. The food is reliably good, and sometimes excellent. The tomato broth in a recent ciopino was notably fresh and rich tasting, and the breads were warm and yeasty. Bruno's has become our go-to neighborhood restaurant."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "We had a delightful dinner and are glad to have Bruno's "back" in the neighborhood. They weren't closed, but the construction in the area was not our favorite thing - it all looks great now and will be a regular dining stop for me."
    Dined on 10/31/2013
  • "Good food but dinner salads need improving. Soda pop is off. The carbonation mix is not right. We have been back twice and they have not fixed it. Maybe they should have pop in cans!"
    Dined on 11/1/2013
  • "We've been dining at Bruno's for many years and have always been pleasantly satisfied with every aspect of our experience. Always feel warmly welcomed, appreciate the great service, and enjoy our meals. Appetizers are great, entrees delicious and the atmosphere is cozy. Bruno's has demonstrated great staying power in light of everything it has endured over the years - from economic downturns to shopping center construction. We encourage everyone to try Bruno's if they have not yet done so and for those that haven't been there in a while GO BACK and for those, like us, who go from time to time, go MORE OFTEN! It's a neighborhood treasure!!!"
    Dined on 10/31/2013
  • "I enjoy Brunos usually, but this particular night was forgettable. The food was average."
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "The food is always great and you get plenty of it. Our waitress, Jessica, was very good and her "in-training" Jessica, was also good and they were both friendly and helpful."
    Dined on 10/24/2013
  • "Cute quaint decor but the food is seriously lacking. We should have known when the menu arrived complete with several typos and grammatical errors like "shrimps"! They could be booming but they will need the help of someone like Gordon Ramsay to update their menu and improve their recipes."
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "The food and service are lovely. Not a high priced out of this world "foodie" place. Easy date-night. Great pace, knowledgable wait-staff and OK wine list. I'll be back."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "Nice selection of Italian favorites. Excellent service. The owner was present making sure that everything was as it should be. I had the Veal Marsala and my friend had Raviolis. Both were very good, I can't wait to go back to try some of the other selections. I would recommend this spot to friends and family, it's a neat find."
    Dined on 10/10/2013
  • "We love Brunos and live nearby. The shopping center has been going downhill since King Soopers left. They are opening a new neighborhood WalMart store now. The center owner had Brunos and all other businesses barricaded under scaffolding for at least 6 weeks to rebuild the exterior. Slowest project i have ever seen. Amazing that this little place survived. We were pleased to find the same good Italian food and the owner coming out to greet us and to talk. He later came out to see how we liked our meals. The veal dishes are exceptional. One person had mussels and loves them. Everything was right on the mark and prices are very fair for the quality of food. It has an excellent neighborhood feel and we hope he can survive and thrive here."
    Dined on 9/9/2013