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Rioja

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#3 of 9385 places to eat in Denver
ClosedOpens at 11:30
$$$$ Average price: $31-60
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1431 Larimer St
Denver, Colorado, USA
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This restaurant offers you nice food and a place to rest after a long walk around Larimer Square. Mediterranean and Spanish cuisines are recommended to taste at Rioja. You will like its food, especially mouthwatering belly pork, cheese biscuits and beet salads. A number of visitors of this place say that perfectly cooked biscotti, beignets and lemon pie are offered here. Don't miss the opportunity to order delicious red sangria, champagne or tequila. Good espresso, ponche or moccachino are waiting for you at this spot.

At this restaurant, you can celebrate any event, whether it's an anniversary, a wedding or a birthday party. The professional staff welcomes guests all year round. The fabulous service is a big advantage of Rioja. Here you will pay attractive prices. At this place, people can enjoy the comfortable atmosphere and divine decor. Frommer's 3 stars mark that this spot is highly appreciated by experts.

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The food here was out of this world. Service could have used improvement but nothing that ruined the experience. The artichoke tortellini was ridiculously rich and delicious. I ordered the gnocchi but would recommend everything on menu. Will be returning if I'm back in LODO. Go check it out!
Amazing food. Even better service. Mason at the kitchen bar was great! Gave great suggestions and even some tastes of his favorite dishes. Can't recommend enough.
This place is amazing!!!!! Was the perfect ending for our trip visiting from NY. The service was awesome as well as the food. We ordered 2 appetizer portions of pasta both of which were nearly perfection and visually stunning. The saffron cavatelli was al dente with lobster, squash, almonds and bell peppers in a curry sauce. And we also got the gnocchi with tomato, pesto, balsamic, fried onions, and burrata -- the gnocchi was so technical, like little crisp pillows full of air. Sometimes I felt both were slightly over-seasoned but on the contrary, I absolutely hate when dishes lack salt, so I didn't mind much. We also ordered the vegetarian 4 square sampler. It had a sweet potato purée with apples (least favorite because it tasted too heavily spiced), brown butter carrots with sautéed onions, fried ricotta gnocchi (again perfection), and a pasta in butter sauce with mushrooms. It was a great way to try even more dishes from the chef. Affordably priced given the quality. Had no room for dessert but they gave us sugar coated mint leaves to end on a fresh note!
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Address
1431 Larimer St, Denver, Colorado, USA
Features
Delivery Outdoor seating Сredit cards accepted No Wi-Fi Takeaway Parking Booking No TV Wheelchair accessible
Opening hours
SundaySun 10:00-14:30, 17:00-22:00
MondayMon 17:00-22:00
TuesdayTue 17:00-22:00
WednesdayWed 11:30-14:30, 17:00-22:00
ThursdayThu 11:30-14:30, 17:00-22:00
FridayFri 11:30-14:30, 17:00-23:00
SaturdaySat 10:00-14:30, 17:00-23:00
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