Best Italian restaurants in Denver

Check out the top Italian restaurants in Denver, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Gaetano's
1. Gaetano's
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51 local reviews
3760 Tejon St, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-455-9852
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Cameron
This restaurant was the cover for Colorado’s organized crime family in the early 20th Century, and while the…
Alena
It is on the corner of our block. This iconic Italian restaurant and bar is always packed for dinner and is…
Kelly
One of the only old Italian restaurants that's left in the hood. When I first moved here it was pretty much…
1. Gaetano's
1. Gaetano's
host-0host-1host-2
51 local reviews
3760 Tejon St, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-455-9852
Cameron
Cameron
This restaurant was the cover for Colorado’s organized crime family in the early 20th Century, and while the Denver Mafia has slowed down…
Alena
Alena
It is on the corner of our block. This iconic Italian restaurant and bar is always packed for dinner and is happening on the weekends. It…
Kelly
Kelly
One of the only old Italian restaurants that's left in the hood. When I first moved here it was pretty much only Italian and Mexican…
2. The Cherry Tomato
2. The Cherry Tomato
host-0host-1host-2
32 local reviews
4645 E 23rd Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 303-377-1914
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Jeremiah
This family style Italian restaurant is in one of those neighborhood block areas with an adjoining small food…
Chris
This is a historic Italian Restaurant within walking distance to the house. There are also some other bars and…
Justin
Quaint family friendly Italian restaurant. Moderately priced, traditional italian.
2. The Cherry Tomato
2. The Cherry Tomato
host-0host-1host-2
32 local reviews
4645 E 23rd Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 303-377-1914
Jeremiah
Jeremiah
This family style Italian restaurant is in one of those neighborhood block areas with an adjoining small food market and a coffee shop…
Chris
Chris
This is a historic Italian Restaurant within walking distance to the house. There are also some other bars and restaurants in this area.
Justin
Justin
Quaint family friendly Italian restaurant. Moderately priced, traditional italian.
3. Shells & Sauce
3. Shells & Sauce
host-0host-1host-2
53 local reviews
2600 E 12th Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens 3:00 PM
+1 303-377-2091
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Jan
Wonderful little Italian restaurant with mouth-watering daily specials. Try the grilled brussel sprouts as an…
Neil
A Neil favorite for dinner! Shells and Sauce a great open-air Italian restaurant and bar. It's great for its…
Dustin
Great Italian restaurant two blocks away!
3. Shells & Sauce
3. Shells & Sauce
host-0host-1host-2
53 local reviews
2600 E 12th Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens 3:00 PM
+1 303-377-2091
Jan
Jan
Wonderful little Italian restaurant with mouth-watering daily specials. Try the grilled brussel sprouts as an appetizer. If you're leery of…
Neil
Neil
A Neil favorite for dinner! Shells and Sauce a great open-air Italian restaurant and bar. It's great for its happy hour menu, evening…
Dustin
Dustin
Great Italian restaurant two blocks away!
4. Sarto's
4. Sarto's
host-0host-1host-2
47 local reviews
2900 W 25th Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-455-1400
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Reed
One of the best italian restaurants in the area. The ambiance is just as good as the food.
Jorge
Gorgeous Italian restaurant in the neighborhood with a great staff and atmosphere.
Lori
Great Italian Restaurant in Jefferson Park.
4. Sarto's
4. Sarto's
host-0host-1host-2
47 local reviews
2900 W 25th Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-455-1400
Reed
Reed
One of the best italian restaurants in the area. The ambiance is just as good as the food.
Jorge
Jorge
Gorgeous Italian restaurant in the neighborhood with a great staff and atmosphere.
Lori
Lori
Great Italian Restaurant in Jefferson Park.
5. Angelo’s Taverna
5. Angelo’s Taverna
host-0host-1host-2
55 local reviews
620 E 6th Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-744-3366
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
James
Intimate, local Italian restaurant with eclectic menu (including gluten-free and vegetarian options)…
Janneth
Great little Italian restaurant down the street. They offer pizza, pasta and oysters! I highly recommend the…
Jan
Another good, inexpensive Italian restaurant with a great patio when weather permits. They have an unusual…
5. Angelo’s Taverna
5. Angelo’s Taverna
host-0host-1host-2
55 local reviews
620 E 6th Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-744-3366
James
James
Intimate, local Italian restaurant with eclectic menu (including gluten-free and vegetarian options). Traditional pasta choices, the best…
Janneth
Janneth
Great little Italian restaurant down the street. They offer pizza, pasta and oysters! I highly recommend the pasta dishes and their oyster…
Jan
Jan
Another good, inexpensive Italian restaurant with a great patio when weather permits. They have an unusual Happy Hour in late evening, after…
6. Trattoria Stella
6. Trattoria Stella
host-0host-1host-2
38 local reviews
3470 W 32nd Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens Wednesday 11:00 AM
+1 303-458-1128
CafeStoreRestaurant
Bryce
Italian restaurant with sweet ambience... surrounded by lots of other good shopping, restaurants and bars in…
Cathy
Super cute and reasonably priced Italian restaurant in heart of Highlands Square (32nd and Lowell commercial…
Cory
This is a great rustic Italian restaurant, with fun, seasonal selections and an approachable wine list.
6. Trattoria Stella
6. Trattoria Stella
host-0host-1host-2
38 local reviews
3470 W 32nd Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens Wednesday 11:00 AM
+1 303-458-1128
Bryce
Bryce
Italian restaurant with sweet ambience... surrounded by lots of other good shopping, restaurants and bars in Highland Square
Cathy
Cathy
Super cute and reasonably priced Italian restaurant in heart of Highlands Square (32nd and Lowell commercial district)
Cory
Cory
This is a great rustic Italian restaurant, with fun, seasonal selections and an approachable wine list.
7. Osteria Marco
7. Osteria Marco
host-0host-1host-2
42 local reviews
1453 Larimer St, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-534-5855
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Nicole
This is an Italian restaurant owned by one of Denver's restaurant royals, Frank Bonanno. It has a great cave…
Sam
One of our favorite Italian restaurants, located on Larimer St, a must stop when visiting Denver.
Rachel
Amazing Italian restaurant with famous Burrata and charcuterie. The pizzas are great as well!
7. Osteria Marco
7. Osteria Marco
host-0host-1host-2
42 local reviews
1453 Larimer St, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-534-5855
Nicole
Nicole
This is an Italian restaurant owned by one of Denver's restaurant royals, Frank Bonanno. It has a great cave feel and the food is…
Sam
Sam
One of our favorite Italian restaurants, located on Larimer St, a must stop when visiting Denver.
Rachel
Rachel
Amazing Italian restaurant with famous Burrata and charcuterie. The pizzas are great as well!
8. Trattoria Stella
8. Trattoria Stella
host-0host-1host-2
25 local reviews
3201 E Colfax Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-320-8635
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Emily
Great Italian restaurant right up the street. My hair dresser is a server, Alex. She will treat you well if…
Joyce
Locally owned Italian restaurant with sidewalk seating
Lisa
One of my favorite Italian restaurants.
8. Trattoria Stella
8. Trattoria Stella
host-0host-1host-2
25 local reviews
3201 E Colfax Ave, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-320-8635
Emily
Emily
Great Italian restaurant right up the street. My hair dresser is a server, Alex. She will treat you well if you mention you are staying at…
Joyce
Joyce
Locally owned Italian restaurant with sidewalk seating
Lisa
Lisa
One of my favorite Italian restaurants.
9. Lechuga's Italian Restaurant
9. Lechuga's Italian Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
12 local reviews
7475 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-238-1037
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Shelby & Jon
Just a little family owned Italian restaurant. So on Tuesday's they have a spaghetti and meatball dinner with…
Jamie And Ryan
An iconic Denver Italian restaurant and home of the sausage canoli
Chelle
Super cheap Italian restaurant. You have to try the canolis.
9. Lechuga's Italian Restaurant
9. Lechuga's Italian Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
12 local reviews
7475 W Colfax Ave, Lakewood
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-238-1037
Shelby & Jon
Shelby & Jon
Just a little family owned Italian restaurant. So on Tuesday's they have a spaghetti and meatball dinner with a salad and garlic break for…
Jamie And Ryan
Jamie And Ryan
An iconic Denver Italian restaurant and home of the sausage canoli
Chelle
Chelle
Super cheap Italian restaurant. You have to try the canolis.
10. Carmine's on Penn
10. Carmine's on Penn
host-0host-1host-2
33 local reviews
92 S Pennsylvania St, Denver
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 303-777-6443
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Dan And Meg
Classic neighborhood Italian restaurant with exceptional food. Another great date night dinner within walking…
Allie
One of the BEST Italian restaurants in Denver! Family-style dishes to die for.
Krista
Delicious family-style Italian restaurant with big portions!
10. Carmine's on Penn
10. Carmine's on Penn
host-0host-1host-2
33 local reviews
92 S Pennsylvania St, Denver
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 303-777-6443
Dan And Meg
Dan And Meg
Classic neighborhood Italian restaurant with exceptional food. Another great date night dinner within walking distance.
Allie
Allie
One of the BEST Italian restaurants in Denver! Family-style dishes to die for.
Krista
Krista
Delicious family-style Italian restaurant with big portions!
11. Panzano
11. Panzano
host-0host-1host-2
13 local reviews
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Jason
Award Winning Italian Restaurant in Downtown Denver!! One of the BEST Happy Hours in Denver 7 days a week from…
Linda
A great Italian Restaurant specializing in locally sourced, in-season and organic menu. Try the brussel…
Laurie & Bill
The BEST Italian restaurant!
11. Panzano
11. Panzano
host-0host-1host-2
13 local reviews
Jason
Jason
Award Winning Italian Restaurant in Downtown Denver!! One of the BEST Happy Hours in Denver 7 days a week from 2:30pm - 6:00pm
Linda
Linda
A great Italian Restaurant specializing in locally sourced, in-season and organic menu. Try the brussel sprouts - yummy!
Laurie & Bill
Laurie & Bill
The BEST Italian restaurant!
12. PARISI pizzeria, trattoria e vino
12. PARISI pizzeria, trattoria e vino
host-0host-1host-2
54 local reviews
4401 Tennyson St, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-561-0234
Meal takeawayStoreRestaurant
Shannon
Located on 44th and Tennyson approximately 1 mile west. It is a great, laidback, Italian restaurant with…
Jessica
Upstairs has faster fare and the Italian restaurant in the basement is wonderful
Ethan
You'll fall in love with this Italian restaurant and gelato bar
12. PARISI pizzeria, trattoria e vino
12. PARISI pizzeria, trattoria e vino
host-0host-1host-2
54 local reviews
4401 Tennyson St, Denver
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 303-561-0234
Shannon
Shannon
Located on 44th and Tennyson approximately 1 mile west. It is a great, laidback, Italian restaurant with wonderful food.
Jessica
Jessica
Upstairs has faster fare and the Italian restaurant in the basement is wonderful
Ethan
Ethan
You'll fall in love with this Italian restaurant and gelato bar