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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Washington Park


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A photo of North Italia – Denver restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Cherry Creek
Booked 91 times today
Located in Denver, North Italia is cherished for its authentic Italian cuisine which has earned it rave reviews from fervent patrons. The menu highlights an extensive array of wines sourced from Italy's wine-growing regions such as Emilia-Romagna, Sardinia, and Piedmont. Offering a range of tantalizing salads, cocktails, and a commendable showcase of both white and red wines, the restaurant accurately reflects the richness of Italy's food and wine culture. Customers consistently praise its "fantastic service", "great food", and the "amazing experience". One reviewer even claimed it as their favorite Italian restaurant in Denver, highlighting its "authentic Italian food".
A photo of Odyssey Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Central
Booked 64 times today
Odyssey Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar in Denver has received glowing reviews from customers, who praise its authenticity, tasty dishes, and excellent service. Patrons adore its warm, cozy atmosphere and have highlighted it as their favorite Italian spot in the city. The variety of pasta dishes draws particular commendation, and the eggplant Parmesan is singled out as one of the best in Denver. Customers have also been delighted by the friendly and knowledgeable staff who make excellent dining recommendations. Odyssey's success lies not only in its delicious food but also in its ability to make customers feel like family.
A photo of Barolo Grill restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Cherry Creek
Booked 17 times today
Barolo Grill is renowned for being one of the best Italian restaurants in Denver. It is praised as being highly recommended and lives up to the hype, offering a brilliant experience of traditional Northern Italian dining, with top-tier rustic Italian food. The restaurant is uniquely defined by its expert knowledge of food and wine, boasting the largest and best-curated wine list in town. Reviewers continuously highlight the restaurant's exceptional service, describing it as knowledgeable, attentive, and warm. The authenticity of the cuisine is frequently mentioned, with one diner celebrating Barolo as the perfect way to commemorate their 27th anniversary with "truly authentic Northern Italian cuisine."
A photo of Venice Ristorante & Wine Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Downtown / LoDo
Booked 51 times today
Located in the heart of Denver, Venice Ristorante & Wine Bar is a favorite hotspot for authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant is applauded for its excellent service, romantic ambiance, and outstanding menu. Many reviewers praise the attention to detail at Venice, from the complimentary cannoli for special occasions, to the well-curated wine selection. Highlighted dishes from reviewers include the chicken piccata, lobster and shrimp ravioli, and the spaghetti con polpettine. One reviewer stated, "Out of the Italian restaurants I have tried in Denver, this was the best one yet." Venice Ristorante & Wine Bar is more than just a restaurant, it's a memorable Italian dining experience.
A photo of Undici Ristorante restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Englewood
Booked 12 times today
Undici Ristorante has established itself as a remarkable destination for authentic Italian cuisine. According to reviews, customers cannot stop raving about the exceptional dishes on offer. The Ravioli De Zucca and the veal marsala, for instance, are highly recommended by patrons who claim the food is the best they've had outside of Italy. The Lobster Special and Rigatoni Undici equally receive resounding praise. In addition to their incredible food, Undici also receives commendations for their attentive staff and knowledgeable servers who contribute to the overall fantastic experience. The overall consensus is clear - Undici Ristorante is an exceptional Italian eatery, perfect for an upscale, intimate dining experience.
A photo of Gattara restaurant
Very Good(153)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Uptown
Booked 5 times today
Gattara provides an exceptional Italian dining experience, impressing patrons with its excellent service, inviting ambiance, and marvelous cuisine. Nestled in a boutique hotel, reviewers praised Gattara for its standout dishes such as the Margherita pizza, grilled octopus, burrata salad, and mushroom risotto. Notably, many were thrilled by the quality-to-price ratio, describing the food as "$$$$ quality for $$ prices". The restaurant's cozy interior, which includes a fireplace and a tastefully decorated lobby, adds to the overall appeal. From casual visits to special occasions like Valentine's day, Gattara repeatedly delivers authentic Italian delights, even offering many vegetarian options. With consistent positive feedback, Gattara is a must-visit for fans of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Marco’s Coal Fired restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Downtown / LoDo
Booked 20 times today
Marco's Coal Fired, located in Denver, is an acclaimed restaurant known for its authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant has received rave reviews for its exceptional service and quality meals. Patrons particularly love their Neopolitan style pizzas, praising the "amazing crust, cooked to perfection" and proclaiming it as "the best in the Denver metro area". Marco’s Coal Fired also caters admirably to diverse dietary needs, offering excellent gluten-free pizzas baked in a separate oven. Their Limoncello chicken wings, Toscana pizza, and Nutella dessert come highly recommended. One reviewer, an owner of an Italian restaurant, even claimed it as "the best meal we had in Colorado," while another commendably states, "Best Italian food we’ve had since visiting Italy 6 years ago."
A photo of Bar Dough restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Highlands
Booked 34 times today
Bar Dough, located in Denver, is a powerhouse of sumptuous Italian cuisine. Reviewers consistently praise the restaurant for its incredible food, especially the pizza, the farfalle, the olive oil bread, and the risotto. The fresh seasonal ingredients and the original spin on classic dishes, like the McFancy Toast, create a unique and satisfying dining experience. The excellent service that complements the lavish meals also receives high marks from customers. In addition, the restaurant boasts a knowledgeable server who expertly navigates dietary restrictions. Whether you are looking for a place to celebrate a special occasion or just want to enjoy a good meal, Bar Dough comes highly recommended.
A photo of Venice Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Tech Center / Greenwood Village
Booked 29 times today
Venice Ristorante is a beacon of authentic Italian cuisine, hailed by many as the "best Italian in Colorado". Located in the Greenwood Village/Denver area, the restaurant has built an exceptional reputation for its fabulous food, ambiance and attentive service. Reviewers highlight Venice Ristorante as their "go-to" restaurant for special occasions, appreciating the finer points such as tablecloths and glassware, which contribute to the elegant atmosphere. The customer service is often described as "above and beyond", providing a warm, friendly experience that leaves guests feeling cherished. Whether it's 'gnocchi with vodka sauce' or 'mushroom ravioli', each dish is crafted to perfection, encapsulating the essence of Italian fine dining.
A photo of Voghera Ristorante & Apericena restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Wheat Ridge
Booked 6 times today
Voghera Ristorante & Apericena is lauded as the epitome of Italian authenticity, nestled in the heart of Denver. Reviewers consistently describe the food as fantastic and fabulous, with a small but well-curated menu that ensures each dish is of the highest quality. The scallops and black risotto are applauded for their succulence and perfect seasoning, while the lobster and shrimp ravioli stand out with their elegant taste. Moreover, the impeccable service and charming ambiance are central to its charm, making it a beloved spot for a leisurely dinner or special occasion. As one regular puts it, "it's a walk into an authentic Italian Cafe in Italy," and it's become a favorite amongst Denver's dining scene.
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