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About Panzano

“Chi mangia bene, vive bene" (Those that eat well, live well)



Award-winning Panzano offer the best in contemporary Northern Italian cuisine featuring local, organic, sustainable ingredients with uncompromising service and an award-winning wine list in a stylized urban setting inspired by the Italian streetscapes and terracotta tile roofs of Renaissance Florence.

909 17th St.
Denver, CO 80202
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Organic

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 10:00am; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 8:00am - 2:30pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Champa St.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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

Phone Number:
(303) 296-3525

Website:
http://www.panzano-denver.com/

Catering:
Panzano boasts several large spaces for events and offers on and off-site catering for groups of 20 or more.

Parking Details:
Panzano offers $8 valet parking for up to 5 hours. It is located at the Hotel Monaco on Champa Street between 17th St. and 18th St.

Public Transit:
We are located just 3 blocks from the RTD Light Rail lines D, H and F

Executive Chef:
Nicolas Lebas

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We have space for your next event, private rooms for groups from 10 to 150 people. Please see our Private Dining Page for more information!

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Details
Sun 4:30PM - 5:00PM

Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 5:30PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Fri - Sat 10:00PM - 11:00PM

Private Dining

We offer 6 private rooms that can accommodate groups of 5 guests to 250 guests.

Panzano Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (67)
Special Occasion (67)
Fit for Foodies (54)
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Good for Anniversaries (46)
Business Meals (44)
Creative Cuisine (43)
Romantic (41)
Pre/post Theatre (38)
Good for Birthdays (34)
Notable Wine List (34)
Quiet Conversation (32)
Authentic (29)
Cozy (25)
Good for Groups (22)
Great for Lunch (21)
Happy Hour (20)
Neighborhood Gem (19)
Gluten Free Options (18)
Local Ingredients (18)
Worth the Drive (18)
Tasting Menu (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (16)
Bar Seating (14)
Fun (13)
Comfort Food (12)
Organic (12)
Healthy (12)
Great for Brunch (11)
Hot Spot (10)
People Watching (10)
Good Vegetarian Options (10)
Casual (8)
Seasonal (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Afternoon Coffee (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Great Beer (3)
Tapas (3)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Live Music (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
Vegan (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Way overpriced for the quality of food. Cold soup, under Al Denté noodles. It was like our food sat for 29 minutes before they served us. Our server was very friendly and his wine recommendations were definitely his strong suit. Our table service, on the other hand was terrible. Empty plates and used flatware were often left on our table despite multiple passes by busser and waiter. A+ for the friendliness D/C minus for almost everything else. For the money I could go to Guard and Grace and eat better.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Greensboro)·Dined 3 days ago

My wife ordered a well done steak and received a steak more on the rare side. Overall the food was overpriced for the taste. The serving size was plenty; however, for the price I would have expected better tasting food.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee
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·Dined 3 days ago

Our food was fantastic. The staff was excellent and the portions were generous. Definitely go back again

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent... as always. Sea scallops were very tasty and satisfying. Great caeser salad and gnocchi with lamb, while it would have benefited from more meat in the dish was well prepared. All the desserts are well a go let by a great butterscotch creamy pudding.

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

Dined at Panzano's before the theater (and for Valentine's Day) and was so impressed with our waiter, Jose. One of his first questions was to ask if we had any time limit for our meal. He made sure our meal was timed perfectly (appetizer, main & dessert), so we had plenty of time to make our show. We felt very well taken care of by Jose. The food is beautifully prepared and extremely tasty. We thoroughly enjoyed the brussel sprout appetizer, Bolognese di Manzo (tortellini), veal marsala, and crème brulee...an over the top excellent rating for all of these choices! Thanks for making our evening so memorable and enjoyable.

Tags: Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

The food was superb and the service was excellent as always. We always enjoy our dining at Panzano's.

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 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

Panzano never disappoints! The food and service is always excellent!

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

One of our Denver favorites! Love, love, love! We highly recommend the chef's seating if available.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Authentic, Romantic, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation
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 (Denver)·Dined 5 days ago

I come here at least once a month with my husband and would come here more if we didn’t live an hour away in the mountains. I just celebrated a girlfriends birthday and Josh was amazing. Had an amazing girls night thanks to him

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

I wanted to like this restaurant more than I did. It was good, but not amazing. I’m fortunate to have frequented a number of high end restaurants both in Denver and elsewhere, and Panzano didn’t quite hold up the way I wanted it to. Service was mediocre and the ambiance was a little depressing. The food was very good, but again, not amazing.

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 (Denver)·Dined 7 days ago

Valentine’s Day

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 (Denver)·Dined 7 days ago

Another terrific experience at Panzano, terrific menu, wine list, food was great, service was very attentive, personable and professional

Tags: Special Occasion, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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 (Denver)·Dined 7 days ago

The wait staff was very snobby and took forever. The water girl was the only helpful person.
You had no gluten free pasta at 6 o’clock on VALENTINES DAY!
We had limited options after and I paid 60 bucks for undercooked chicken which I never finished.
I would much rather go somewhere else and pay half the price for twice the better food.

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 14, 2018

Fantastic as always. We both had scallops and our starter salads were delicious. My friend had the beat salad and could not stop raving about it. As an extra treat our server let us have a few truffles for Valentines day even though we didnt order the power lunch.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 12, 2018

The two vegetarian entrees we had were EXCEPTIONAL. Solid service and a very nice atmosphere rounded the meal. I'm not a fan of the "electronic drink menu." Maybe I'm just old fashioned but "scrolling" through a list that includes $100+ bottles seems a tad cheezy. Small quibble about an otherwise top-notch experience.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Vegan, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Loved this place! The service was great and so was the food! Our server, Jim, was incredibly helpful with being mindful of my gluten allergy. He started off by asking if there were any food allergies and then brought out a GF menu and told me about the GF pasta options too. He brought out warm gluten free bread for me, and as soon as he brought the dessert menu, he explained which items were GF or could be made GF and what items would be left off. I really appreciated his attention to the allergy the whole evening. I felt very comfortable and taken care of! Aside from allergies, the food itself was delicious. We enjoyed everything we got and would definitely go back! The service was fantastic!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options
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 (Calgary)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Wait staff very helpful and attentive. Artful food presentation. Desserts unique and homemade gelato delicious

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Business dinner with clients. Asked ahead of time if we could have a round table and they were able to give us “roundish” as they said - great effort to satisfy my request. The table was in front of some kind of service/kitchen area which actually made it a quieter space for some reason. The waiter, Jim was very personable and just attentive enough. Very good bread only I hate when restaurants don’t serve bread warm. Everyone seemed to enjoy their meals. Had the special lamb pasta that was very good and just the right amount (not too much). The highlight for me was dessert. Pistachio olive oil cake with balsamic strawberries and some kind of basil sorbet. One of best dishes I have had. Just the right amount of sweet and savory. I am going to crave it for a very long time.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 11, 2018

I was in town on business with my husband and we thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience. The food from the appetizers to dessert was delicious. Our waiter was friendly, knowledgeable and professional. We went back to our hotel with pleasant memories.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Organic, Great Beer, Business Meals, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The staff and Gluten Free menu is what makes this gem of an establishment.

Tags: Gluten Free Options
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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Had Saturday morning breakfast- Eggs Benedict and Pancakes were to die for- waitstaff was super attentive but not in an overbearing way- simply lovely

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Afternoon Coffee, Cozy, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Incredible food worthy of the reviews and black diamonds. Service on the other hand was sub par and not representative of the value of the food served and ambiance.

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 9, 2018

We had the brussell sprouts and a ceasar salad with salmon and chicken. The meal was delicious and we will definitely be back. Unfortunately, we are dieting but when we are able we will be back to try the dessert and other menu items. The only negative is the difficulty parking downtown but would happily deal with the parking again to eat those brussell sprouts.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Enjoyed the lamb & gnocchi - so tasteful and delicious. My husband had the ground veal and ground tenderloin plus added the side if meatballs. His dish was a red sauce base. It was rich and so good too!! The wine the waiter suggested was spot-on. Very tasty and unique bread topping. Decided against a dessert as we were just too full.

Tags: Authentic, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 3, 2018

My wife and I frequented Panzano's when it first opened many years ago. We moved away but have returned. The restaurant is still great. The service we got in the bar area was top notch, genuine, and made our night more enjoyable. Cannot remember her name, but she was really good; reccomended drinks, apps, and main courses - all were spot on and helped us just relax and enjoy our "date" (been married over 30 years, so.... date can be a relative term), We will be back !

Tags: Cozy, Healthy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on February 3, 2018

A really disappointing evening at a restaurant we used to think highly of. Inattentive service, mediocre food - in a city that has so many outstanding options this one is falling behind - way behind.

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 3, 2018

My friend and I get together at a new restaurant for the last 20 years and this years meet up was awesome!!

Tags: Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on February 2, 2018

This restaurant is top notch. The service and food were impeccable. Presentation was as awesome as the taste.

Tags: Healthy, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Fabulous food for dinner and brunch with great service!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 1, 2018

The food was delicious but it was really the wait staff that made the night. It was a birthday party for someone with allergies and they were very accommodating in fixing the entrees with this in mind.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 1, 2018

The carpaccio, grilled Romaine, Bolonese and butterscotch pudding were outstanding. For a date night, the noise in the restaurant was over the top. My dilemma is can I enjoy the great food in a extremely noisy environment on a romantic date night. Unfortunately, for me, I cannot reconcile the two.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Excellent food with good service. A touch pricey but certainly not overpriced

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 29, 2018

Lovely experience. I felt the ambience was exceptional. Had a modern/rustic feel to it. The food was excellent. I had the special and the steak was perfect. I loved how they did the potatoes, texture was crunchy on the outside and soft in the center. The hotel Monaco is attached. Lovely area downtown.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Fun, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great evening-- loved the meal and the recommendations from our server

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Staff waa friendly and attentive. The food was outstanding. Good beer selection. Only complaint is the noise level but we were sitting right by the kitchen so noise level was increased. I would go back.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Great flavor and wide variety of food. Brian our waiter was awesome and fun... thanks...

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 20, 2018

The Panzano staff do a wonderful job of making sure you are having the best experience. The person that helped us pick the wine was so helpful. I have been there for a sit down dinner and a happy hour. Both are excellent. This place is great if you are seeing a show downtown or just want a good happy hour with friends.

Tags: Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 19, 2018

We were seated quickly in a booth that was comfortable and not loud. I ordered a mojito (it was just okay...the rum wasn’t very good) and my husband ordered a beer. The brussel sprouts appetizer was fantastic! We then ordered the grilled Caesar alla Griglia which was also very yummy but there was too much dressing (should have ordered on the side). My husband ordered the rabbit pasta dish (Coniglio alla Cacciatora-he loved it) and I ordered the lamb ravioli (Doppio Ravioli de Vetri). My dish was also yummy but the pasta was a bit underdone and was chewy. I talked to the waiter and he brought a different dish, which he said was his favorite that had meatballs and cheese filled ravioli, which was delicious. Overall, this is a super yummy restaurant and I’d love to come back!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Every time I eat at Panzano I cannot wait until I get to go back again. Stunningly delicious food.

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on January 19, 2018

My wife and I were at Panzano's on a Friday night around 5:30. The bar (happy hour) was jammed and very loud, which was only a distant background to our restaurant seats. The waiter was great -- described different dishes, asked if we were going to a show (we were) were on a time table (we weren't). For an appetizer we ordered a cheese plate that was spectacular, bread with an olive tapenade, entrees -- everything was perfect. We will definitely be back.

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