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Fri, 2/23
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Solera Restaurant & Wine Bar

1669 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Tapas
  • Neighborhood Gem
Solera offers a warm & friendly approach to dining while masterfully blending an excellent selection of wines & cuisine.
Solera is a place of extraordinary smells, tastes & culinary experiences. Whether you stop in the softly lit bar for a drink or appetizers paired with wine from a list reflecting flavors from all over the world, or head straight into the dining room or outdoor patio, you’ll experience the differences that set Solera restaurant apart. Bring your passion for foods & wines & you will not be disappointed.
Chef Christian "Goose" Sorensen, formerly of Mel's Bar & Grill, Starfish & Michael's of Cherry Creek, brings decades of culinary expertise & experience to the table. Solera’s goal is to let you enjoy your meal, your company, & most importantly, yourself!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Dinner: Friday & Saturday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Monday: Closed
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Phone number
(303) 388-8429
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Goose Sorensen
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Cross street
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Parking details
Small lot in front, and plenty of parking on the neighborhood streets
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Public transit
15 and 15L stops at Glencoe
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Special events & promotions
Wednesday Night - Wine Tasting - 5:00pm - 7:30pm - $17.00/person, 5 wines
Tuesday Night - All You Can Eat Mussels - $17.00
Sunday Brunch - 10am-2pm
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Gift Card
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1669 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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GreggK (Raleigh)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Disappointing. The charcuterie plate was great. Calamari underwhelming. Caesar Salad was awful. Not dressed at all. For a Valentines Date Night we had scores of other places to choose from. Will not be back, will try somewhere else. However, would recommend others give it a try.

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
3.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

I came to solera with a friend on a Sunday night. We had the Sunday night dinner special where you get a cheese plate, paella, a bottle of wine and dessert for $60. It was such a good deal, but the paella was extremely bland and the rice was over cooked. Everything else was fine, and the service was great, but that paella was very disappointing.

PaulL (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Excellent food, wine, and service. We ordered three different wines by the glass, starters, and we shared paella and two vegetable tapas.

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

THE best calimari EVER! Fun, friendly servers...quiet, cozy atmosphere...makes you want to linger. The entree’s are so absolutely beautiful and delicious you just want to savor every bite! Like a party in your mouth! The wine was delightful! Solera is not just a restaurant it’s a culinary experience! :DK

vipSkibum (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Solera was one of my favorite place to eat in Denver. In the late Summer of 2017, my friends and I had two terrible meals at Solera and I expressed my disappointment in a review on Open Table. Fast forward to Jan 2018. My wife and I decided to try Solera again and we are glad we did. The arrival of a new Chef and wait staff has brought Solera back to it's past glory. The new menu is creative, well presented, and very tasty. A shout out to our server Ivan. Ivan made great suggestions and anticipated our needs. Solera is back on my list of great Denver restaurants

vipLoveDiningOut (Denver)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Everything was perfect from the moment we walked in. The food was amazing as was the wine. Our server, Ivan, was not only friendly and professional, he helped us with all our food and drink choices and they were impeccable. Thanks, Solera, for a great date night and for a wonderful, warm and romantic table 🥂

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
4.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

A neighborhood gem. Cozy and quiet dining room perfect for date night or couples dinner. Limited menu but everything we tried was superb. Tapas especially. Server sensed when to bring plates and not rush us through our meal. Overall an excellent dining experience and highly recommended. Prices were a good value.

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Our favorite restaurant

vipOpenTable Diner (Denver)
3.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

I was disappointed Solera's menu did not reflect their menu online. I chose Solera because their online menu said they had octopus but it wasn't on the Tapas menu, nor were the Berkshire short ribs. I ended up having two appetizers for my main meal; the meatballs which were tasty and a Pappardelle pasta with pork belly. When received I saw no pork belly. The waiter said the pork belly was more of a broth? I was not pleased. My husband however liked his Paella and his brother enjoyed the fish of the day which was Trout. I found the menu limited. There were only a few fish entrees, an Atlantic salmon, the Paella and the Trout special that night. I think I had my heart set on having the Octopus . My husband and I also shared the Spicy Cucumber cocktail and found it to be lackluster with lots of ice. Desserts were just OK. Solera's online menu is worthy. Now they need to have available what they claim to have on the menu! They do have a nice Farmer's Board of cheeses and salami's/hams. One could nicely make a dinner from their Farmer's Board along with a couple Tapas and have a satisfactory meal.

vipWCDav (Denver)
5.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

Another successful dining experience. We met some business colleagues turned friends for a wonderful shared small plate evening. We started with martinis and mules and then transitioned to a Spanish Malbec. The calamari was on-point per usual. The fondue was excellent though a little light on sun choke chips. The gambas were not as flavorful as I would have liked, but other really enjoyed the dish. The highlight was the rib with couscous. It was outstanding and fall apart tender. We will return!

vipGoofy (Denver)
4.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

We enjoy Solera on a few occasions during the year. We were there on a Tuesday so I took advantage of all you can eat mussels. They prepare them in 3 different sauces and I tried two of them. The curry one was spicy and very good.
My hubby likes their calamari for a main meal. I ordered fries with mine and the waiter said it was $3 extra but when we got the bill it was showing $6. He did correct it. This is a comfortable place and we will be back.

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on December 14, 2017

Excellent food and service. Will go again to try their cheese boards and more small plates.

vipTBYRD (Cincinnati)
3.0  Dined on December 13, 2017

The food was not as good as my last visit. Still a good place to eat to get away from the craziness of downtown.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 10, 2017

The food and wine was fantastic . Great atmosphere for dinner. Very professional staff. I will be back.

MichaelB (Denver)
5.0  Dined on November 8, 2017

Solera has thoughtful, well-executed menu with excellent service.