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About North Italia – Denver

At North, we focus on what we do best: Italian from scratch. Enjoy any of our handmade pastas and pizzas, created with seasonal ingredients and inventive flavors. Or, try a different signature dish, prepared with our fresh flavors from the garden, farm, and sea. We’ve hand crafted seasonal cocktails that pair great with our food, creating a real modern Italia experiences perfect for any occasion.

190 Clayton Lane
Denver, CO 80206
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Contemporary Italian, Pizzeria

Hours of Operation:
Brunch:
Sat - Sun 11am - 4pm

Lunch:
Daily 11am - 4pm

Happy Hour:
Mon – Fri 3pm - 6pm
All Day Sunday

Dinner:
Sun 4pm - 9pm
Mon-Fri 4pm - 10pm
Fri – Sat 4pm - 11pm

Cross Street:
Second St.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(720) 941-7700

Website:
http://www.northitaliarestaurant.com/

Executive Chef:
Rick Thillemann

Private Party Facilities:
We have a beautiful private room that can accomodate parties up to 25 people. We have a variety of menu options to wow your friends, family, or clients. Please reach out to our event coordinator, Meredith Ogden, at the restaurant for more details.

Private Party Contact:
Meredith Ogden: (720) 941-7700

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

North Italia – Denver Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (34)
Good for a Date (33)
Special Occasion (31)
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Casual (27)
Neighborhood Gem (26)
Good for Birthdays (23)
Good for Anniversaries (22)
Comfort Food (20)
Handcrafted Cocktails (19)
Fun (18)
Great for Lunch (18)
Hot Spot (17)
Good for Groups (17)
Great for Outdoor Dining (17)
Authentic (16)
Notable Wine List (15)
People Watching (15)
Worth the Drive (15)
Business Meals (14)
Romantic (14)
Happy Hour (12)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Bar Seating (10)
Local Ingredients (10)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Great for Brunch (8)
Cozy (8)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Quick Bite (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Healthy (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Tapas (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Great Beer (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Seasonal (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Live Music (1)
Organic (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

Didn't live up to usual expectations. I often make it a point to dine at North when I visit Denver--and have also attended their community dinner events. On this visit, my dining partner and I shared the Burrata with winter squash (starter), Burrata Tortelloni, and the Diver Scallops. The burrata dishes were disappointing--a bit sloppy and uninteresting--as was the roasted squash. The scallop dish was perhaps the best--and the risotto was tasty. We had the hazelnut torta for dessert---very good. Don't get me wrong, the food was good, but in the past, every morsel was exceptional. The restaurant was very busy (and very noisy) on this particular Sunday evening. Perhaps this impacted the quality of food and experience---although one would hope not! For the price, this was a disappointment.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

Virtually always enjoy great service (including front of house) & food!

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 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

Love north! The diver scallops are TDF! And he seasonal salad is fantastic too. The kid portions are good sized and the wine list is substantial.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Denver)·Dined 5 days ago

Fun, great atmosphere and food is exceptional! It's a favorite for us in Cherry Creek...

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Lunch was delicious as usual. Have been to North for both lunch and dinner and have always been very satisfied.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Great for Lunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Great evening and delicious food!

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 13, 2017

I always enjoy the squid ink mafaldine (sorry if wrong spelling) but it was very salty for my taste.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 8, 2017

The service was excellent, and the food was phenomenal. I would highly recommend North Italia.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Excellent food and service! We had a great time and will definitely return.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Overall experience was nice as usual
HOWEVER, I took a major spill as I slipped on something that wa on the floor when I was being taken to our reserved table....!
NO ONE ever came to ask how I was, if I was ok...nothing! How disappointing as we have been coming there for quite a few years
Not sure when we will be back

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Our waitress Allie was amazing! We were a group of ladies getting together for the first time in months, she was very patient with us. Made good recommendations on both food and drink. The food is fabulous, we started off with Calamari, I had the scallops, they ran out of risotto, so she recommended roasted vegetables. The scallops were cooked perfectly, the vegetables had a hint of lemon. We will definitely be back.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food was awesome as always, our waiter was a riot. He really made the night

All in all a great date night with the house spouse

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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great place for casual Italian dinner . Nice atmosphere. Try the fig prosciutto pizza . Best pizza !

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Anniversary

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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Had a wonderful time, excellent food at reasonable price.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 2, 2017

My experience at North Italia was fantastic. My friends and I met after work for a long overdue get-together. My friends and I really love meeting in Cherry Creek North and although there are a lot of new dining options in the area, North is a great gem! We ordered a couple of the board and bottle happy hour specials and the yucca chips. The food and ambiance were outstanding and the staff was very attentive throughout.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 2, 2017

The food was great! Everything is freshly made and prepared in-house. That being said, there was a couple that was being quite inappropriate and management did nothing to remove them. It was extremely distracting and it made everyone sitting around them extremely uncomfortable. Also, the service was incredibly slow. That being said, I have a feeling it was not a good representation of how the restaurant usually operates and I will still be willing to go back and give it another shot.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Amazing as always!! Very consistent. Staff is always accommodating and super friendly. Great environment, food is hands down one of the best. I can always be confident that a dinner at North is going to be an evening that my guests have a blast and walk away talking about what an amazing time they had.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Really good food. A little noisy and not much room between tables. We could hear the couples’ conversation next to us a little too well. Our waiter was friendly and gave us an overall pleasant experience.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Always a great time at North!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

An interesting blend of traditional Northern Italian food and some innovative items as well. Each item we tried was artfully presented and quite tasty! The service was exceptional.

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Wonderful restaurant with spectacular staff for a first date. The ambiance and experience was excellent for a chilly night. Couldn’t ask for a better meal by candlelight.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Fun, Special Occasion, Casual, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 22, 2017

This was the second year that we chose to go to North Italia for my birthday dinner. The food is reliably delicious and the staff is friendly and helpful.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 21, 2017

A busboy spilled a glass of water and some of it got on my girlfriend. No big deal. She wasn’t mad, but the busboy gave her a quick half-assed apology. Then another waitress, that wasn’t our waitress, gave my girlfriend a rag to dry herself, her coat, and her purse off. Our waitress barley acknowledged the situation. She didn’t ask if my girlfriend was ok. Didn’t offer us comped drinks or offer to comp a percentage of our meal. NOTHING. She just gave us the check and walked away. When I was in college, I worked in the food service industry. If that would have happened where I worked, we would have been super apologetic and would have done anything to make the situation right. The people at North were more concerned with cleaning the floor where they spilt the water than making sure my girlfriend was ok.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Great food and to celebrate a birthday with Family.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, People Watching, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 13, 2017

This visit was good...until the waiter spilled wine in my lap and didn't do anything (other than cleaning the table) no discount on the bottle, no glass of wine to replace the spilled glass.
We were there to celebrate a birthday and the note in the reservation was ignored. Other tables saw candles and awesome desserts-ours saw the bill.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

I did not actually dine here, I sent a small group of people from my work because they needed to have a group interview with a candidate. They reported that it was very noisy and they had a hard time hearing each other. They had no complaints about the food or service, but the noise level was a huge problem. So, if you are looking for a place to have an important conversation over dinner, this is not the place to go.

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·Dined on October 11, 2017

Best chicken salad I have ever eaten, and I've eaten plenty. Great place in terms of food. A little noisy.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Perfect, per usual

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 8, 2017

As usual the food was amazing. The bombolini dessert was fantastic. We had a wonderful evening.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

I loved it. Visiting from California I looked up reviews and menu options online. Food looked very authentic but the picture of the chefs board sold me !! I loved it! I had the house special bolognese with fresh pasta, Wondefull! They have a very nice selection of cocktails. I loved the building interior old bricks low lighting, lovely waitress and staff. Also situatated in a beautiful area. Very enjoyable experience

Tags: Organic, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Romantic
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 (Grand Rapids)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Busy place and a bit noisy. We ate in the bar area and enjoyed our meal. Aiden was great!

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 3, 2017

I simply loved my salmon entree. My friends adored their roasted chicken entrees. Bravo!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, People Watching
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Our waiter Brad was incredibly friendly and patient with us while my friend and I caught up. Even though the place was incredibly busy, he didn't make us feel rushed in any way. I have been there a few times over the years and it's great to see that the quality is just as great as always. The tiramisu is one of the best in town!

Tags: Comfort Food, Hot Spot
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Teriffic food from truffle bread to scallop entree. Excellent service, wine list and the food delicious

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Was good, no complaints but also can't rave about how wonderful it was. Was noisy & food was just average.

Tags: Great Beer, Casual, Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Good for Groups
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Always enjoy Sunday happy hour and 1/2 price wine. One of our party has dietary restrictions. Server was very knowledgeable and helpful. Started with bruschetta that is small but tasty. Salads are fresh, and even side salad has interesting ingredients. Pizza is on the happy hour menu (order the margherita and add a topping or two for slight charge), and crust is typically baked to perfection. Bolognese sauce is a little sweet and light on meat, but everyone liked the dish. Short rib radiatori was excellent. The person that had the Rosemary Chicken found it a little dry. She added some olive oil to satisfactorily mitigate the issue. Dining room gets energetically busy after 6, but noise level is certainly acceptable.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Casual
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Excellent food and the waiter was very professional.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Great food and service; however, asked for a quiet table and were not given one.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 20, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed an anniversary dinner at North Italia for the second year in a row. We chose this restaurant because the food has always been wonderful. We normally share an appetizer and an entrée and the kitchen splits them on separate plates. Our server was delightful as well. We selected the Emeritus Hallberg Ranch Pinot Noir from the Russian River Valley to enjoy with our dinner and, although it was a little pricey, we were not disappointed.

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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