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Rialto Cafe

934 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-2902
+1 303-893-2233
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (65 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
934 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-2902
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with my son and his fiancé for brunch. This is a cute little place in a great location on 16th Street. I ordered biscuits and gravy and it was great. The portion size was perfect. They also have a fruit and pastry bar that...More

Thank TW719
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great Sunday brunch! The eggs Benedict is fantastic and the all-you-can-eat fruit and pastry bar is a nice touch.

Thank DCAnonymous
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had two meals at Rialto Cafe during my visit to Denver. One day I had lunch alone, and another day I had dinner with a party of four other people. Both meals were excellent. I can recommend both the "chicken pot pie" (in quotes...More

Thank ImeldaTheHon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on the 16th Street Mall, just four blocks from the Colorado Convention Center and walking distance from the Denver main attractions, is the Rialto Cafe, located in the historic Cry Goods Building. The establishment has a variety of rooms that can accommodate groups as...More

Thank BobWE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and i were walking down 16th Street in the light snow and thought we would stop in and give The Rialto a try! It was a nice place where the staff were very cordial and our waitress was very helpful! The bottomless mimosa...More

Thank Traveling2TheEast
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful brunch here, bottomless mimosas were a great deal, always kept full and thoroughly enjoyed the steak and eggs. Would recommend for brunch!

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Not impressed. Party of four. Calamari was chewing and we didn't eat it all. My chicken piccata was bland. Two people in our party ordered the bison meatloaf. Neither like it. Thought is was mushy. Others have given this place decent reviews so it must...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I ate Steak Frites with chimichurri and red wine reduction. Everything was cooked very well - I actually loved that the waiter asked "would you like your steak rare or medium rare" - as if there was any other way to cook a steak! Service...More

1  Thank ern23
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had dinner here. Was a last minute decision so just picked one off the street. Nice atmosphere for dinner. Great if your looking for a more formal place for dinner. The staff were very courteous and professional. The food was more higher end type food....More

Thank limits660
Reviewed 11 April 2017

In Denver recently for a conference. Our group had arranged to meet here for drinks prior to another event. Loved the feel of the place. We only had drinks, but they have a great cocktail menu. Everyone in our group enjoyed their drinks. It's a...More

Thank SMcK27
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Hello, We will be in Rome for 3 full days (May 10, 11, and 12). We would like to see as many of these places as time will allow: -Old Rome and Colosseum -St. Peter's Basilica -Sistene Chapel -Decathalon -Circus Maximus -Hadrian's Villa -Palatine Hill -Arch of Constantine We'd like to see some of the National Roman Museum if any time is left! What tour(s) would you recommend? Many thanks, Ken Hampshire Parker, CO USA -
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 934 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-2902
    (Between Champa & Curtis)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-893-2233
  • E-mail
Food With Spirit. Situated in the heart of downtown Denver on the popular 16th Street Mall, Rialto Cafe is a stylish, upbeat restaurant and bar featuring expertly prepared American foods. Using only the freshest of ingredients for his dishes, Executive Chef Michael Dodge prepares a wide variety of foods ranging from Grilled Pork Chops, lightly smoked with a spiced cider jus, to Pan Roasted Salmon with a ginger cherry chutney. Offering simpler dishes such as the Rialto Burger or the popular Warm Roasted Chicken Salad, Rialto Cafe can please any palate and accommodate any price range. Rialto is within walking distance of the Denver Center of Performing Arts, Denver Pavilions, Convention Center, Comedy Works, and the Light Rail. Voted "Best In Denver" in several categories, Rialto Cafe offers the ultimate Denver dining experience. Rialto also offers discounted parking for night and weekends. Call for details.