Spuntino is an intimate, Italian inspired restaurant nestled into the heart of the historic Potter Highland neighborhood, owned and run by a wife and husband, chef and manager team along their small, dedicated staff. We are obsessed with what we do and dedicate ourselves to sharing our passion for wonderful food, drink, and service with our lovely guests. We are inspired by our travels, our diverse culinary experience, our wonderful purveyors, by the seasons, and by the wonderful guests we have a pleasure to serve. We are a from-scratch kitchen, making everything we are reasonably able to in house, including breads, cheeses, pastas, gelati, a wide range of digestivi and amari, and more. We look forward to your visit!
What Insiders Are Saying
An excellent choice for special occasions, Spuntino is all about great pasta and wine.
Spuntino is one of our favorite restaurants in Denver. All of the staff is wonderful and we especially like Tyler. His suggestions are always spot on and he knows the menu and drinks really well. He is also great at being informative and friendly but not overbearing on our table. We recommend this restaurant to everyone.
Delicious food. Great waiter named Matthew. Gelato was delicious as well!!
Each dish is a unique complex freshly created group of flavor and textures. Beautiful and delicious dishes for foodies and there rest of us.
This place, simply amazing!! It was my girlfriend's birthday and we were both so glad we chose this place. Our server/hostess Anna J, was outstanding. She knew everything about the menu and help pick out some dishes that were perfect for us.
A cut above all the rest. This is thee best Northern Italian Cuisine in the city.
Most amazing dining experience in recent memory. Spuntino caters to the mind, body and soul. The proprietors are wonderfully inviting and knowledgeable about their food and beverage menu. I enjoyed the focaccia and ricotta appetizer which was fresh and light, drizzled with quality olive oil, and an amazing pasta dish featuring wonderful mushrooms and aged balsamic. I could not have been more satisfied with my meal. Top this off with an amazing wine by the glass selection and conversation to keep me sitting at the bar for hours. I came here alone being on a business trip, and left knowing I will come back to visit new friends. Well done Spuntino!!! And thank you for a memorable dining experience.
The food and the service were fantastic! I just wind it was a little more quiet. It’s hard to have a casual conversation in restaurants any more.
Awesome food and place to be. Love Spuntino and always look for reasons to go And had the best scallops dish ever.
Overall experience was very good yet our waiter (Tyler)seemed to not enjoy his job. Very un-engaging. I will be back but home to have someone else wait on me.
Great ambiance and wonderful food . Plus, you don’t feel rushed . The menu is interesting and everything looks inviting . Might want to add one more fish dish .
Great food and waitress was very helpful! She walked us through the menu and what each section was so we could get the experience we wanted.
The food is always superb and the maitre d’ is wonderful and goes out of her way with every table and every diner to make sure their experience is as fantastic as it could be.
Tyler was our server and he was wonderful as usual!
We had the best waitress I've ever had at Spuntino. She was so knowledgeable, kind and attentive. The food was incredible. We have a favorite Italian restaurant, but this became of our favorite 'new Italian' spot. The food was really interesting and so delicious. GET THE CHEESE BOARD. There are more than 60 combos of mustards, jams, cheeses, meats and veggies that the chef puts together that day.
We will definitely be back!
Excellent meal went for my daughters birthdays. The waiter was extremely knowledgeable and attentive. Would definitely go back again to try summer menu
Was visiting a friend in Denver and went in a group of three to this restaurant. The service was outstanding. The server was knowledgeable and helpful and not at all hovering or rushing us out when our meal was done. She let two in our party taste their wine selections before doing a full pour.
At our table we had the scallops, agnolotti and another pasta dish. All three were very good. We also had the olive oil cake, which is great for those who like dessert less on the sweet side.
I would highly recommend this neighborhood spot to others who want a great dining experience with excellent service.
Food not as great as other reviews that I read. Service was friendly and knowledgeable.
Consistently one of the best restaurants in Denver. Very interesting menu which changes seasonally, the staff is very knowledgeable and they have a great wine list. My advice - go try it out.
The food and service were excellent and we will definitely return.
We went to Spuntino for a birthday and it was fantastic for a small group of 4. Great service, delicious food, and we agreed we would go back.
Fantastic food, that kind of meal where every bite is an explosion flavor that leaves you wanting more! Highly recommend the ricotta donuts with pistachio mousse for dessert!!
We went for an anniversary and ordered wine and some apps from the happy hour menu, then pasta from the regular menu. All of the food was amazing, and the service was impeccable. I would highly recommend, we will be coming back soon!
10/10 wouldn’t change a thing!
Great food. Amazing service. Can’t wait to go back!
Someone snuck in on our bar reservations, but they completely took care of us quickly. Best pasta ever. Fantastic flavors. Just the right amount of service. Bravo!
Our food and cocktails were very tasty - the server was exceedingly knowledgeable about the food ingredients and preparation, and was able to make recommendations and offer information. Very impressed - would return!
Celebrating a Birthday with Chef Austin!!!! Amazing Food as Always & Impeccable Service. Has Become Our Go To for My Birthday & special occasions!!!
Elliot and Matthew were terrific. We tried new wines on their recommendation and have been remarking about them since (will seek them out). We were unfamiliar with them but we trust the recommendation because Elliot chooses them personally. The food was amazing as always.
We love this restaurant. The Italian dishes are very good and you can't go wrong with the house-made pastas. We dine on lots of appetizers and leave a bit of room for a pasta dish. But, the gelato is to die for; try the olive oil flavor. The wine list is varied with many Italian options and it is reasonably priced.
This place is amazing. We've been twice now and had an incredible experience both times. The service is impeccable and the staff is extremely accommodating. The food is out of this world. Hands down best place we've ever eaten. Definitely share everything so you can try more.
From start to finish, we had the best experience. The staff was very attentive, the food fresh local and inventive, and house made amaros were a treat. One of the owners spent time table side to talk to us about them, and they were delicious!
10/10. Best restaurant in Denver
Great pasta, lovely ambience. Perfect date spot. Good wine.
We've been to this wonderful restaurant 40-50 times, and we've never had a less-than-stellar meal. The owners and staff are talented and kind, the service is impeccable, and the food is simply amazing, every time.
Good Happy hour . We tried the Arancini and meatballs.The star of the show was the lamb pasta . One of the best pasta dishes I’ve ever eaten.
Wonderful, quality food! The current Asian inspired menu was different than what we expected - in the most delicious way!
Had dinner with a friend and everybody throughly enjoyed everything. The food is wonderful and the service was excellent. We will definitely return.
Birthday dinner with great food and service, love the awesome combination of ingredients
Had an incredible experience! From the minute we walked in till our bill was paid. Host knew us by name based on our reservation, our server was delightful and guided us through the menu, and even the kitchen staff/expediter played a role in our evening. My Dad loved his quail, my fettuccine with Colorado lamb might have been the best homemade pasta entree I’ve ever had in the states, and don’t leave without trying the Oreo gelato and house-made limoncello!
Food and service were fabulous. Very descriptive detailing ingredients. Had frutti di mare, duck salsiccia, carbonara aroncini, elk tartare (Alec Crudo). Fettucine with lamb, Fettucine Romesco w Andouille, olive oil cake, chocolate truffle and zeppole. Absolutely amazing and incredibly friendly/helpful staff. Best meal in Denver since arriving 10 months ago.