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Rialto Cafe

934 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-2902
+1 303-893-2233
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (91 reviews)
“bison meatloaf” (22 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
934 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-2902
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had dinner with my wife. The best thing we had was the corn bread. There are better options in the area in my opinion

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in on a Thursday evening, were seated promptly, and had an excellent dinner. The bison meatloaf was outstanding as was the local beer selection, the house salad, and the understated key lime pie. Service was friendly and efficient. The bar was lively but...More

Thank Terri W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely snowy Saturday brunch on my April birthday at Rialto! Bottomless Bloody Mary and Mimosas bar! OMG! They bring your liquor and champagne then you go to a juice, fruit and pastry buffet bar to flavor your drinks! Pomegranate, peach, prickly pear, orange, huckleberry and...More

Thank Cindy V
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Have dined at Rialto many times. It's our usual lunch spot prior to a show at the Buell. Made a reservation, confirmed it. Arrived and was told there was no reservation. The hostess typed my name in, and there it was. We were asked to...More

Thank kathys101
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Stopped in for a dinner and while in a nice location and the service was great...food was just average. Had a bison burger so maybe will try something else if I come back.

Thank LeahBia1125
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Good food. Busy place. They take allergies seriously. Wait time on food preparation was good. Clean and efficient services by wait staff.

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I ate a late breakfast at the Rialto Cafe last month on a Saturday. It was nondescript on the outside but inside beautifully restored . The food was well prepared and our waitress was delightful. Their Bloody Mary and mimosa bar and...More

Thank binlady
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Great salad even tho dressing wasn’t on the side. Nice bar, glass of wine, and dinner for quick biz trip.

Thank Kellyo126
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This restaurant is very popular at lunch and dinner. They have a great bar and a nice happy hour. We ate here for lunch and had Irish stew (soup), Reuben sandwich and a huge delicious hamburger. All of us enjoyed our meals. There is dining...More

Thank kathyp686
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Had lunch at Rialto ... the rating on Opentable was great (should have checked TripAdvisor). Ordered the buffalo burger. Clearly had been cooked much earlier in the day, and wasn’t even reheated properly. Don’t order the truffle fries, either ... their doused on truffle mayo,...More

Thank Thunderbowl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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.
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