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For 2
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7:00 PM
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Shells and Sauce

4.5
1580 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Neighborhood Gem (83)
  • Casual (57)
  • Good for a Date (53)
Serving authentic Italian American food in the heart of Congress Park, Shells and Sauce brings Old Country taste to a cozy neighborhood restaurant. If you’re craving home-made lasagna, meat or fish, Shells and Sauce has a variety of savory appetizers and entrees to chose from. We also boast an extensive wine list to pair with anything you choose, and we offer delicious desserts to top off your evening. Whether you sit on our rooftop or in our main dining room to watch our open kitchen, Shells and Sauce is a great place to entertain friends or family in an inviting setting. Step into our kitchen and let us share our passion for food!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday 3:00 PM-9:00 PM, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Phone number
(303) 377-2091
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Marcus Jimenez
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
12th and Elizabeth
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Parking details
Easy to find parking on the street, or park in our lot behind the restaurant.
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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1580 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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4.5
service
4.1
ambience
4.3
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

The lasagna was very good

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HannahM 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

We had a large party and Shells and Sauce was very accommodating! We had a great time with $10 carafes of Mimosas and delicious food!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I have never been more disappointed with a manager in a restaurant ever. He was rude, didn’t listen and frankly, ruined our entire night. I wish I could say the food made up for it.

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Disappointed (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Excellent service! Very friendly waiter! Drinks were brought to us immediately. Food was very quick

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Iheartfood (Denver)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The food is always great each time I come; this time we were seated on the enclosed rooftop which I’d never been up to, so that added an extra special element

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Damber (Denver)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The lasagna wasn’t too bad. We gave it a 7/10. We also had the Wild Mushroom Chicken Marsala. I’d give it a 2/10. It was flavorless and the chicken was dry and over cooked. Very disappointing especially for the price.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great experience ! The server was friendly, and very active.

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KP1234 (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great food! Excellent service. Great locally owned neighborhood restaurant! Worth driving from suburbs for. Would recommend for any occasion!!

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SNC12 (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Loved it! Staff was very accommodating with our reservation. Our server himself was hilarious, prompt, and professional. I had the peach lavender sangria and the stuffed shells duo, both were awesome.

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BJoyA (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Delicious food plus great service = we’ll be back!

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