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About Mangiamo Pronto

Mangiamo Pronto opened in the Fall of 2009 and is the big sister of the original Santa Fe store. Located in the heart of LoDo, just 1 block off the 16th Street Mall, 1 block from Union Station, and 3 blocks from Coors Field, makes us an ideal destination for in- and out-of-towners. Enjoy breakfast and lunch Italian style throughout the day along with espresso drinks and gelato. At night, Mangiamo Pronto transitions to a full-service dining experience which includes antipasti, bruschette, small plates and house made pasta. Dining al fresco is available on our sidewalk patio. We also have a full service bar focusing on Italian wines and liquors.

1601 17th street
Denver, CO 80202
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:

Monday: 7:00AM - 3:00PM

Tuesday - Friday: 7:00AM - 9:00PM

Saturday: 9:00AM - 9:00PM

Closded: Sunday

Cross Street:
Wazee Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(303) 297-1229

Website:
http://www.denveritalianrestaurants.net/

Public Transit:
One block from light rail at Union station.

Additional:
Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Mon - Sat 5:00PM - 5:30PM

Mangiamo Pronto Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

3.9

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

91% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (5)
Casual (5)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
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Great for Brunch (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Tapas (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Cozy (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Live Music (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Romantic (1)
Special Occasion (1)
Business Meals (1)
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Absolutely love this place. Great food and service!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quick Bite, Casual, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 19, 2017

This restaurant had good reviews but we were very disappointed . Our first clue should have been that it was virtually empty on a busy Sat eve. Server was nice but they were down wait staff. The Mediterranean Calimari was the highlight of the eve. Pasta was stuck together & very hard & chewy. Sent it back as it was inedible & came back the same way ☹️ Unless this place gets it together they will be out of business.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The calamari was excellent and the entrees were yummy, made with very fresh ingredients. The atmosphere is just OK, but the service was very good.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We were able to get in with 6 people on a Friday night at the last minute, which was great! Wonderful service and food!

Tags: Quick Bite, Casual
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 11, 2017

With a new chef and great management, Mangiamo Pronto is still one of our favorite places to eat before Hockey or the Theater. Once you try this amazing Italian gem you will be hooked.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Food was good. It was nice of the chef to come by our table to make sure we liked our pasta dishes. However, service was terrible. I had to ask multiple times for the check and never got it. I decided to try this place for the 1000pt reservation however they never gave me my credit for my reservation. Don't be fooled by the points they offer for reserving through open table. They won't give you credit. I even called the restaurant when I found out they didn't credit me for dining there and they still haven't credited me. :( very disappointed

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Did not get any points from dining

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 (Denver)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Food tasted good, but portions were really small and pricy. There were obnoxious people at the bar that spoiled the overall experience. Don't know if we'll try it again.

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 (Denver)·Dined on August 10, 2017

We and our grown-up kids really like this restaurant. A good place to eat fresh, creature-comfort food, catch up on all our activities, and leave with tomorrow's lunch!

Tags: Healthy, Creative Cuisine
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 (Fargo)·Dined on August 5, 2017

The manager and the waitresses give amazing customer service, and the pulled pork ragu is to die for.

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 (Denver)·Dined on August 1, 2017

Great! A little empty but to be fair we got there a little early at 5PM. Loved the calamari. A larger happy hour selection would have been nicer, too.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Charming place. Fun service and good food. Would go back.

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 (Denver)·Dined on July 6, 2017

The setting was a cute little setup and the food too die for. All the sauces and pasta was homemade and it tasted like it!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Organic
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 27, 2017

The service was bad, they were oddly out of every single pasta. Very strange overall environment. I'll probably pass on ever going back.

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 (Denver)·Dined on May 25, 2017

Mangiamo Pronto is one of our most favorite restaurants! We discovered it after we got back from our trip to Italy several years ago. The owner and staff are wonderful and attentive . The food is excellent and unique. Each time we go, we try something different and are never disappointed. We recently celebrated our our anniversary by going to Mangiamo Pronto and the owner presented us with a hand written note wishing us a happy anniversary. Plus, we received a free dessert. How could you not love this wonderful restaurant?!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Live Music
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 (Denver)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Should have put 2 and 2 together when we arrived on a Saturday night and we were the only other party in the restaurant. Appetizers were fair. Asked for extra bread 3 times before we got it and then we're charged for it. Meals were horrific. Waitress "highly recommended " several dishes that were not even mediocre. Carbonara was downright disgusting and inedible. Cannot believe this place has been open for 8 years. The lamb was so tiny of a portion that we had to leave and get more food elsewhere. Pizzas were the only highlight here but not even enough to return.

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 (Denver)·Dined on May 12, 2017

We went before the Rockies game on a Friday night and had a great experience. They have a new creative menu, and everything we tried was excellent. Loved the cannoli and gelato for dessert. A very friendly place with good service. Great pre-game and pre-theater choice.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Gluten Free Options
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 (Denver)·Dined on April 27, 2017

Terrific food and wine list! And the service was wonderful. Great find for fabulous flavors :)

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 (Denver)·Dined on April 22, 2017

Food and canolis we're delicious, although the kitchen closes at 9 and the canolis are made to order. So if you want canolis to go, make sure you order them before 9:00.

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 (Denver)·Dined on April 20, 2017

Tried for the first time - what a great find. Manager was incredible and offered great suggestions that were spot on. Definitely going again!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (Denver)·Dined on April 8, 2017

Very slow food service.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 8, 2017

The food here is amazing, the wait staff is amazing! So good in fact I tipped the chef $20.00! Try this place out you will not be sorry!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Comfort Food, Cozy, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Kid-friendly, Healthy, Organic, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Casual, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options
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 (Denver)·Dined on March 31, 2017

This restaurant was a find. It has fantastic food, great service and a fabulous wine list. My sister said that she frequents this restaurant for lunch and did not realize that they served dinner. the meal was great we ordered all different entries and shared. I will be coming back with my family for a nice night out downtown without all the crazy hustle and bustle that can be found when dining out in Downtown Denver.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on March 25, 2017

Magiamo Pronto came highly recommended and glad we took the advice. My Veal Saltimboca was delicious and the salmon filet was cooked to perfection. Service was great. Very attentive and friendly. Topped off with cappuccino and cannoli - perfect ending.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on March 21, 2017

Mangiamo Pronto is one of our go to places before both theater and hockey, exceptional food, made on site, our server Justina knows the menu and makes sure that each course is exactly what you were craving. Try it and you will be back.

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 (Denver)·Dined on March 18, 2017

We went here before going to the theatre, and the food was great! It felt a little slow, but we still had plenty of time to get to the theatre after our meal. The dessert was outstanding, especially the tiramisu (flavorful, yet light).

I highly recommend it, especially for dessert!

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Casual, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on March 16, 2017

We always enjoy dinner here! Excellent food, great people, easy to dine here. Love it!

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Outstanding Value
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 (Denver)·Dined on March 15, 2017

This is the best Italian food in Denver, Tha pasta and mozzarella are made on site, the attention to detail where the food is concerned is right on. One of our go to places.

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 (Denver)·Dined on March 2, 2017

Our server (and I believe he was the restaurant manager as well) was outstanding - friendly, informative and fun. We went for restaurant week for dinner and did a wine pairing with each course. He explained the history behind each wine, why it was paired with each food and gave recommendations on where we could find the wine outside the restaurant. He gave us samples of certain drinks to see what we liked and even let us try the homemade pasts (even thought that was not what we ordered). He was very knowledgeable, but not uptight (which i sometimes feel when talking about wine haha). It was a casual, comfortable atmosphere, with high quality food. They are not known for dinner (more for lunch), but I would recommend going for dinner any night!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 28, 2017

Food is really terrific and the staff is super friendly. Ask about the special house wines. Prices are reasonable as well. Great value all the way around. This is an undiscovered gem

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 25, 2017

We absolutely loved Mangiamo Pronto The service was fabulous , the food was fabulous, the wine was fabulous; we had a wonderful time . I have already told several friends about it

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Tea, Late-night Find, Fun, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Afternoon Coffee, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 24, 2017

Always a pleasurable experience. Dana and her team create such an enjoyable atmosphere. From charming Matthew and his amazing wine selections & hand crafted cocktails to the delightful Justina.
This has and will continue to be a regular spot- just to grab a cup of great coffee & a treat or to sit down and enjoy the full dining experience.

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on February 24, 2017

Excellent food and friendly service, has a nice family feel to the place.

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Overcooked pasta and sloppy service at dinner ruined the meal. Our server asked us how things tasted as soon as she set down each of the three courses we ate. It took 30 minutes for our (tasty) salads to arrive and then another 30 for our mains. Flavors were decent, I can see how this place might do a good lunch but table service was poor at dinner.

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 4, 2017

Prompt, friendly service is a hallmark of Mangiamo Pronto. Authentic Italian food at everyday prices causes us to return whenever we are looking for a casual, neighborhood meal with consistent, delicious food.

Tags: Disabled Access, Casual
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 27, 2017

Best homemade pasta dishes ever!!!
We started with fried mozzarella that wasn't fried at all but wrapped with prosciutto and it was phenomenal!! The homemade mozzarella alone is well worth checking this gem of a restaurant out. All pastas are homemade as well and made to order-which is rare...
I had the pollo pasta and my husband had the BLTA sandwich.
For dessert we finally found a place that knows how to make tiramisu-which I highly recommend as well.
Service was friendly, and quick making for a great evening. Can't wait for spring to eat out on the patio!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 21, 2017

Very friendly and attentive waitress. The mozzarella is freshly made everyday. Most entrees are very similar to what you'd expect to get in Italy! Very tasty!
Don't hesitate to ask the chef for a customized appetizer with a little of everything you like...

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 14, 2017

The manager was our waiter too. His vermouth selection, wine offering, and service were wonderful. We'll be returning!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 14, 2017

The food was really good, but it took forever to get everything from drinks to apps to dinner. We had a few kids with us and waited close to an hour before our main meals came. There were only like 5 tables in the restaurant as well which seemed strange to have waited so long. Would like to come back but wouldn't want the same experience.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 13, 2017

I was really pleased with how empty and quite this place was. It's like a hole in the wall. Fantastic food and service!

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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