Osteria Marco

Osteria Marco
1453 Larimer St.
Denver, CO 80202
303-534-5855

Osterio Marco

Osterio Marco in Denver’s Larimer Square – Google Earth Image

Osteria Marco
by Claudia Carbone

If Luca d’Italia is the tuxedo in Frank Bonanno’s cache of restaurants, Osteria Marco is the comfortable pair of jeans. Continue reading

Patsy’s Italian Restaurant in Denver, Colorado – Update 2013 – 2016

Patsy’s Italian Restaurant in Denver, Colorado – Update 2016

PATSY’S IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED! More later. 9/1/2016

This is a quick, update post – Patsy’s has been reviewed before (there’s a link at the bottom of this post. Also there’s some new information on the wall-mural at Patsy’s)

Patsy’s Italian Restaurant
3651 Navajo Street
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 477-8910

Patsy's Italian Restaurant

Patsy’s Italian Restaurant

“With a history that spans more than 80 years, Patsy’s Italian Restaurant is Denver’s oldest Italian restaurant. Founded in 1921 by the Aiello family, Patsy’s has undergone a few changes over the years but the heart and soul of tradition have remained the same” Continue reading

Odyssey Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar in Denver, CO

UPDATE June 24, 2014
A big thanks to Odyssey Italian Restaurant and Michael who gave us a grand dinner experience last week, thank you all.
Scroll to the bottom of post for a pic of Michael.

UPDATE February 18, 2014
Call Odyssey for parking tips, finding a parking spot can be difficult.

UPDATE December 27, 2013
I finally found Odyssey’s Official Website! WC

Odyssey Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar
603 E 6th Ave
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 318-0102

Odyssey Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

Odyssey Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

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America’s 20 Best Italian Restaurants: Number 9) Frasca Food & Wine, Boulder, Colo.

Frasca Food & Wine
1738 Pearl Street
Boulder, CO 80302

A special thanks to Claire of http://www.culinary-colorado.com for bringing this top-twenty Italian restaurant to our attention – the only Colorado restaurant to make the list. In fact it’s the only restaurant between Chicago and Las Vegas to make the list.

frasca

Frasca Food & Wine
1738 Pearl Street
Boulder, CO 80302 Continue reading

The Edgewater Inn: Last of the Continuously-Operated/Owned by the Same Family, Italian Restaurants in The (Near What Used to be Denver’s Little Italy) Hood

[Some links have been removed or changed since The Edgewater’s website was changed – 2014]
UPDATE 2014: The Edgewater is now serving Sweet Potato Fries

The Edgewater Inn
5302 W 25th Ave
Edgewater, CO 80214
(303) 237-3524

The Edgewater Inn
The Edgewater Inn

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PARISI Pizzeria, Deli and Trattoria

PARISI Pizzeria, Deli and Trattoria
4401 Tennyson St.
Denver, Colorado 80212

PARISI Pizzeria, Deli and Trattoria

PARISI Pizzeria, Deli and Trattoria

I was driving down Tennyson the other day and saw sidewalk tables and thought I saw a big white sign that read “Paris,” and underneath the sign, “Pizzeria.” I chortled and thought to myself: the French have joined in the *Denver Pizza Wars. Of course, the sign read: Parisi – the last i was obscured. Continue reading

Dolce Sicilia Bakery‏

Dolce Sicilia Italian Bakery
3210 North Wadsworth Boulevard
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

The cheery atmosphere is perfect for an Italian sweet and cafe latte.

The cheery atmosphere is perfect for an Italian sweet and cafe latte.

In Italy, Italians eat sweets every day: a brioche or biscotti with their cappuccino for breakfast and maybe an almond cookie with cheese and fruit following lunch or dinner. Cookies are just the light touch of sweet Italians like at almost any hour. Continue reading

Locanda del Borga

Locanda del Borgo
5575 East 3rd Avenue
Denver, CO 80220
303-388-0282

Locanda del Borgo

The long entrance with the bar and dining tables that lead to the larger dining room

With the influx of town centers and mixed-use neighborhoods, restaurants are the glue that binds communities together. The local eatery is where neighbors gather to unwind with a drink after work or to share a meal and catch up on neighborhood news. Continue reading

Pasquini’s Cherry Creek – CLOSED – Tony Ps is open at 777 E. 17th Avenue

Tony Ps (formerly Pasquini’s Pizzeria)
777 E. 17th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203 | 303.839.3200

Tony Ps

Tony Ps on 17th Ave.

Article by William Carbone

Tony Ps (Although the name has been changed to Tony Ps, this article still references the name Pasquini’s.) Pasquini’s started out around the mid 80s as a small pizzeria on South Broadway in Denver, Colorado offering pizza, pasta, sandwiches and salads. Continue reading

Carmine’s Brings the Taste of New York to Lone Tree

Carmine’s Pizza & Pasta
9500 Heritage Hills Circle
Lone Tree, CO 80124
303-799-4969

Nothing fancy about Carmine’s decor, with bare tables and framed Italian scenes on the walls.

Owner Danny Pisarra grew up in Queens Village, where the flavors of southern Italy flowered.

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