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About Paravicinis Italian Bistro

Located in a historic 1895 building this casual Italian eatery brings a bit of "little Italy" to Colorado Springs. We offer many classic Italian dishes such as lasagna, veal marsala and Tutto di Mare as well as Chef Franco’s original fare.

2802 W. Colorado Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
28th

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(719) 471-8200

Website:
http://paravicinis.com/

Catering:
Pick up or delivery, we will take care of all your party needs.

Executive Chef:
Franco Pisani

Private Party Facilities:
We have 2 rooms, one seats up to 22 the other up to 45.

Private Party Contact:
Franco Pisani or Don Uhlmeyer: (719) 471-8200

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Paravicinis Italian Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (85)
Neighborhood Gem (76)
Special Occasion (73)
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Authentic (73)
Worth the Drive (63)
Good for Anniversaries (63)
Casual (56)
Good for Birthdays (53)
Cozy (48)
Romantic (45)
Notable Wine List (43)
Comfort Food (40)
Creative Cuisine (38)
Fun (38)
Good for Groups (35)
Fit for Foodies (34)
Great for Lunch (34)
Pre/post Theatre (21)
Business Meals (20)
Hot Spot (18)
Sunday Lunch (16)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Local Ingredients (11)
Kid-friendly (10)
Gluten Free Options (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Happy Hour (8)
Late-night Find (8)
People Watching (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Healthy (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Tapas (5)
Great Beer (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Seasonal (2)
Spicy (2)
Vegan (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Beautiful and personal setting, wonderful for a special date

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Cozy, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Fun, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

It was Valentine's Day, so was busy and our server - whom we've had before - seemed a bit disinterested. Tables are a bit close in the restaurant, so the loud, religious couple next to us was hard to ignore. But other than that, food was great - as always! - and they let you take unfinished wine bottle home, which is a nice touch. Love Paravicini's and will keep going back!

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

I'm a huge fan of Paravicinis, have gone quite a few times. I've noticed recently a decline in the food quality and taste from some of the entrees. Apps are still great and wife still loves the desserts.

Service is phenomenal here and we feel the love the moment we walk in with attentive hosts and great waitstaffs.

Will come back again I'm sure after some time!

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined 3 days ago

Valentine’s Day

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·Dined 4 days ago

Food is great
We have gone to Paravacini 's before the food is always good.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 4 days ago

Valentines

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 (Denver)·Dined 5 days ago

Another wonderful meal. Our food was served promptly despite how busy it was. Our server Jen was amazing. We’ve eaten here for years but today the food was probably the best we’ve ever tasted. I can’t reccomend this place enough. It’s pricy but you will leave very full!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Denver)·Dined 6 days ago

Our family gets together every week on the weekend at a restaurant that we like. Four of us live in Denver and the one of us who lives in the springs, recommended Paravicini's and it turned out to be one of our favorites. We have gone to Paravicini's several times because of its high quality great tasting food and friendly service.

Tags: Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The food and service here were very good. The only downside was that we had a 7pm reservation and still had to wait about 20 minutes. I do understand that tables don’t get up right when you expect them to, and they did give us a free appetizer to try and make up for it so that was nice. Our waitress was excellent!

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 10, 2018

My Favorite Restaurant! Love the food, local atmosphere and fun dining experience. Highly recommend for all occasions.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fun, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

The food was very . unfortunately at the end of our meal a waitress abruptly came to our table, snatched the glass of water and the oil and vinegar from our table and never returned. She could of asked us if we want to sit at the bar if she really wanted us to leave instead she rudely coming up to our table the way that she did. I just felt she could have handled it a little bit better. We were shocked as well as the table next to us.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 9, 2018

As usual another fantastic dining experience at Paravicinis. Great place to go with friends. Good food, good service. I highly recommed this restaurant.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Fun, Good for a Date, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Great experience !

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Everything about this restaurant was top notch. Highly recommended!!

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Good food and atmosphere

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Delicious and fun! This was a busy place with a great menu. We really felt as if we were part of something special.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fun, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Cozy, Authentic
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·Dined on February 2, 2018

Some of the best Italian food in Colorado Springs. Friendly reception at door and the best server! A must do!!

Tags: Cozy, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Healthy, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 1, 2018

great food selection and service. have been coming here for years.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Always fabulous food! We go often as a favorite place to eat and enjoy a night out.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Paravacini's had excellent service that was very quick and helpful, along with delicious food and a cozy atmosphere - it is a great find!

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 27, 2018

As always the food is great the service is even better. Great place to go just best to have reservations. They are that popular.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Super food. Super service. Super atmosphere. Great value. Fun and relaxing!

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Casual, Late-night Find, Fun, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food at a decent price. Waitress was not great but other than that it was a great experience.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Healthy, Tasting Menu
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Wonderful food & service as usual! One of my favorites!!!

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great place and meal
The owner greeted us and Comp our appetizer due to a seating mix up.

Tags: Cozy, Authentic
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Love this place!

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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 26, 2018

One of our favorites. Never disappoints. Authentic feeling and food.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Best Italian in Colorado Springs! We have tried a lot of Italian cuisine, and this is as good as it gets!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Hot Spot, Cozy, Authentic
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 23, 2018

This was our first visit and we will definitely return. The food and service were spot on. We really enjoyed our evening!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 22, 2018

I love going to this restaurant for any occasion. The friendly, knowledgeable server, Laura, and the great food and wine (Banfi Chianti) has never disappointed me!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 20, 2018

The food is always fabulous! Service was friendly and kept our glasses full. Our group all agree, it is very loud, even in the back room. We had a difficult time having conversation. We love the restaurant!

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 20, 2018

It was really loud in there and not cozy or romantic where my husband and I were sitting which was a bit disappointing. However, the food was absolutely amazing! I got the chicken Marco and I loved it! Our server was great. We will definitely go back again!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Great local place - good food, generous portions, good service (Jamie provided excellent recommendations!). Always like to stop in when I'm in town.

Tags: People Watching, Good for a Date, Fun, Bar Seating
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 19, 2018

This has been my favorite restaurant in the Springs for quite some time but I’m so sad to say that this last experience was terrible. Our waiter was so rude, we like to have some drinks, have a few appetizers and take our time before we order our main dishes. Our waiter made it very obvious that he wanted us to get in and out as fast as possible. I come for the experience as well as the food. He swiped our salads and appetizers before we were even finished and before we could even say anything! And the worst part is that I ALWAYS order the Capellini Pomodoro and it was completely different and unsatisfactory from what I’m used to. Such a disappointment. I’m on the prowl for another favorite Italian restaurant😢

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 17, 2018

Haven't had food that tasted that good since I was deployed to Sicily.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Casual, Good for a Date, Cozy, Comfort Food
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Food is good, service was very slow. It is very noisy and not a good place for people that are hard of hearing. This was my fourth time there and the service continues to be Not good. I'll find Italian elsewhere.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 14, 2018

The food was wonderful, our waitress was lovely and my daughter had a nice time on her birthday.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 14, 2018

This should not be listed as gluten free. There was one gluten free entree- a steak over potato chips. My husband’s scallops were very disappointing. Won’t be returning.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 13, 2018

As usual, great food and service. Our go-to place with friends or special occasions.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Authentic
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The food and service was very good. The prices are very reasonable and the atmosphere was relaxed.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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