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Vesta

#24 of 2,430 Restaurants in Denver
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1822 Blake St, Ste D, Denver, CO 80202-1285 (Between 18th & 19th on Blake)
+1 303-296-1970
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Leadville, Colorado
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208 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time. We discovered Vesta from the Travel Channel. Our serve Kye was wonderful. The whole crew works as a team which is super nice to see. We had the meat and cheese tray for a starter. Then we shared the scallops which were divine! I wish we had gotten our own since they were so good.... More 

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Walton, Kentucky
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We viewed this restaurant on Trip Advisor as we are out of towners. When we tried to book it came up unavailable - after sending an email they accommodated us at our requested time - very polite on the phone too. Probably strange 4 of us booking for our Valentine evening together? We were seated in a timely manner and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a very mediocre meal for restaurant week 2 nights ago in a restaurant that was very good in the past, I was a little nervous for this meal. In fact, it turned out to be very good as it had been on previous occasions. All dishes were delicious and the dipping sauces were fun to try. The waiter was... More 

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Arden, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

We ate dinner at Vestas back in October. I have several dietary restrictions (gluten, corn, and dairy) which can be very difficult to accommodate. Our waiter, Steve, was phenomenal! I was totally confident that he was checking with the kitchen and knew his food. Corn hides in sauces and seasonings and drinks and everything. If you don't have to avoid... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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1,634 reviews
860 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 668 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great setting in an old building. Service was great. Appetizers (small plates) were excellent especially the pork belly. Main courses were also very good. Nice wine list as well. All around wonderful meal.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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127 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Several friends had recommended we come here so we were eager to check it out. Nice LoDo setting. Lots of brick and wood tables/booths. Don't sit near the back unless you want to smell of the grill All in all we were rather disappointed. Had checked the menu in advance so we already knew the dipping sauce aspect was no... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

My wife is in love with the butternut squash salad. Loved the shrimp tempura app. Highly recommend entrees of diver scallops and sea bass

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I think this might be my favorite bites of food in Denver so far. I had the scallops for dinner and they could not have been cooked more perfectly. But the real highlight was the bread plate. GET IT!!! Just meltingly delicious breads and spreads.

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Golden, Colorado
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The food and service were great! The owner visited the tables in a manner that made you feel like he was your neighbor, friendly and inviting. We were seated right away so we did not get a chance to sit at the bar. I'll definitely sit at the bar on our next visit, it looks great!

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Denver, Colorado
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This place is pretty impressive. The staff is outstanding. The beer and cocktail selection is great. The food is expensive but is really good in presentation and taste. The atmosphere is really cool and sort of relaxed/formal. Great dining experience overall. Great place to dine for special occasions.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1822 Blake St, Ste D, Denver, CO 80202-1285
    (Between 18th & 19th on Blake)
  • Public Transportation: 16th and Blake
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-296-1970
Description
Bold flavors, inspired dishes, an intimate setting and expertly crafted cocktails make Vesta Denver's go-to dining destination. Here we celebrate Vesta, the Roman goddess of the hearth, through a menu created by Executive Chef Nicholas Kayser, a Colorado native who's culinary talents enhance our much-loved menu with creative interpretations and beautiful plating. At Vesta, we serve bold, sexy food from a menu that embraces seasonal, fresh ingredients. Vesta's dining room hums with energy from the guests who are drawn in by the menu of flavorful, ingredient-driven small plates and shareable, fire-grilled meats and vegetables served alongside Vesta's signature sauces. A warm, inviting vibe has always been the foundation of Vesta, and our food is complemented by a thoughtful, diverse wine list and cocktail menu offering both classic and creatively contemporary variations made with top local spirits. Vesta's wine list receives consistent recognition from Wine Spectator, and the Sommelier Journal as featured Vesta's barrel-aged cocktail program as a leader in the industry. Vesta has won dozens of awards including multiple years as Open Table's "Diners Choice," "Best 1st Date in Denver," "Best Bartender" and many others, showcasing our commitment to creating an unparalleled experience for our guests. Vesta is the go-to destination for diners celebrating special occasions, hosting visitors from out of town, or in search of the perfect weeknight spot to gather with friends Vesta truly embodies the essence of the hearth - a place where delicious meals are prepared and friends and family gather by the warmth of the fire.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?