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A photo of Venice Ristorante & Wine Bar restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(4270)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downtown / LoDo
Booked 36 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 Quality Italian- Denver restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2932)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Cherry Creek
Booked 54 times today
Quality Italian-Denver truly brings a slice of Italy to its guests, with reviews consistently praising its exceptional service, delightful ambiance, and, above all, its exquisite Italian cuisine. Its menu stands out, with dishes such as the Black truffle Cacio e Pepe and the Lobster rigatoni alla vodka earning high marks for superb presentation and irresistible flavors. The restaurant goes above and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction, offering complimentary drinks, champagne, and appetizers as tokens of good hospitality. Serving gourmet Italian fare that's not overly complicated, Quality Italian-Denver is an ideal choice for special occasions, or simply, an authentic Italian dining experience in the heart of Denver.
A photo of Osteria Marco restaurant
4.4
Awesome(4805)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown / LoDo
Booked 51 times today
Chef-driven, artisan Italian nestled in the heart of iconic Larimer Square. Osteria Marco is fine dining quality in a casual setting. We believe in craftsmanship and artistry—pizzas hand tossed to order, pasta hand rolled daily, cheese (like our famous burrata) and salumi crafted on site. Bartenders muddle and infuse; wines evolve to reflect the variety of the Italian countryside and climate. Descend the grand staircase, hunker down and, really... try the burrata. Don't forget to join us for Drag Bingo Brunch every Sunday alongside bottomless mimosas and a scratch Italian brunch!
A photo of North Italia – Denver restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4190)
Price: Moderate
• 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 Jovanina's Broken Italian restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1262)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown / LoDo
Booked 21 times today
Jovanina's Broken Italian in Denver is a gem for those seeking authentic and exceptional Italian cuisine. Patrons consistently laud the establishment for its inventive dishes and excellent service. As reflected in the reviews, Jovanina's offers an array of Italian specialties, including perfect, creamy risotto, homemade pasta, and a unique elk Bolognese, all crafted meticulously by Chief Jake Linzinmier. Moreover, diners praised the ambiance, descried as "fabulous" and "charming", with a special emphasis on the intimate setting of the downstairs dining area. Add the delightful service and the handcrafted drinks to the mix, Jovanina's Broken Italian truly stands out as a superior culinary experience.
A photo of Odyssey Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3172)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Central
Booked 55 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 Luca restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(2024)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Central
Booked 4 times today
Chef Frank Bonanno dug into his Sicilian heritage and east coast roots to create this authentic, rustic Italian eatery. Luca has amazing personal touches from the daily made breads and pastas to the meats and cheeses cured in house, to the charcoal drawing of Bonanno’s son (and the restaurant’s namesake) that hangs in the dining room. Luca is heartwarming and satisfying from the wood-fired pizzas to the hand-rolled pastas to the perfectly seared proteins. It’s not your ordinary pile-of-pasta-and-sauce Italian joint; it’s the real (and tasty) deal.
A photo of Barolo Grill restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(3667)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Cherry Creek
Booked 35 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 Panzano restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5689)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown / LoDo
Booked 30 times today
Panzano, located in Denver, is renowned for its exceptional Italian cuisine and superb service. The restaurant has a bevy of glowing reviews, with customers praising the "authentic and delicious food," characterized by intricate flavors and generous portions. Dishes like the squid ink spaghetti, braised short ribs with polenta, and legendary Brussels sprouts are frequently highlighted. The establishment is also commended as a convenient location for business dinners and celebrations, with a staff that goes "above and beyond" in ensuring every diner's satisfaction. Wine lovers will appreciate the affordable selection, including a rare 40-year Port wine. With its high-quality meals and devoted staff, Panzano is a top choice for Italian food in Denver.
A photo of Coperta restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1565)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Uptown
Booked 15 times today
Coperta is a highly acclaimed Italian restaurant located in Denver, praised both for its authentic cuisine and impeccable service. Reviews consistently highlight the quality of the dishes served, particularly noting the delicious pasta and innovative vegetarian starters. Many reviewers are unanimous in calling it the best Italian in Denver, with one customer appreciatively commenting that the food was reminiscent of what one would find in Rome. Not only does Coperta receive commends for its cuisine, but its service also makes it stand out - the staff are reportedly knowledgeable, attentive, and wonderfully friendly. The rotating menu ensures a fresh dining experience coupled with deliciously consistent classics like cacio e pepe, making it a must-visit for all Italian food enthusiasts.
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