Denver’s historic Larimer Square is the perfect setting for Rioja, a perennial entrant in Denver’s hotly contested best restaurant sweepstakes. Awarded 4 Diamonds by AAA and listed among America’s Top Restaurants by Zagat, Rioja is the flagship restaurant for Chef/owner Jennifer Jasinski, nominated for Best Chef Southwest by the James Beard Foundation and named Best Chef by Denver Magazine, 5280 Magazine and countless other publications. Her Mediterranean-inspired food is infused with local, seasonal ingredients. Business partner Beth Gruitch oversees impeccable service, a creative wine list and Hand blown glass fixtures, custom metal accents, a copper-topped bar, exhibition kitchen and exposed brick walls highlight the décor. Semi private reception or seated events for 30 to 60 are served in our dining rooms with the full restaurant available for receptions up to 150 and dinners seating up to 100.
- The Restaurant Writes...
Chef Jennifer Jasinski's creatively inspired Mediterranean food is influenced by local seasonal products. Rioja is simple, pure food that emphasizes bright flavors & textures. The wines are a collection of fun interesting varietals that compliment the cuisine.
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