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Cucina Colore

3041 E 3rd Ave, Denver, CO 80206-5102
+1 303-393-6917
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (19 reviews)
“garganelli” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3041 E 3rd Ave, Denver, CO 80206-5102
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a quick lunch on a weekday while we were in the area and had a couple of their pizzas. It was fine and we would consider returning if we around there but, otherwise, we wouldn't make a special trip. Our server was...More

Thank Crescent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We return to this restaurant every time we are in Denver. It has been there for at long time and it never disappoints. We went for an early dinner and the crowd included all ages from children to retirees. Later on there is a lively...More

Thank Buffalogirl41
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I love calamari and I haven't been able to find a restaurant that knew how to properly prepare it, they either over bread it or over cook it or worse it is served cold. So I read many reviews and found a photo of Cucina...More

Thank Lia A
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We are never disappointed with anything we try here! Lots of variety and every dish is delicious! We couldn't wait to bring friends here who have never had the pleasure and they said we were not exaggerating about how good it is!

Thank cpacello
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Our problem is finding a restaurant that isn't over the top and fails to deliver. After checking into our Cherry Creek hotel my husband and I were looking for somewhere to unwind. We decided to indulge in Happy Hour at Cucina Colore - turned out...More

Thank Pilot2007
Reviewed 23 January 2018

you will not be disappointed. food, setting, ease of use all great. I live in neighborhood and eat here often so I can testify to the consistency. I take out periodically and the pasta garganelli is wonderful. Great place for quick bit, quiet dinner, boisterous...More

Thank brianterk
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I haven't been to Cucina Colore in many years so I wanted to try it again. Sadly we were disappointed with the mean. The food is average...not terrible and not great...just kind of mediocre and not memorable. Portions are good however. We were actually surprised...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Dinner here recently; first time in many years. Party of five and all enjoyed their drinks and meals. Excellent soups, salad, pasta entrees, chickens entrées and salmon entrees. All good. Eggplant was excellent. Nicely presented, efficient and friendly, but not overly pushy service. Options available...More

Thank COGuest
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Great dinner! Nice wine list. Salads were good....nothing over the top. The pork ragu pasta was great. The eggplant lasagna was very good. But the Pesto Linguine with procuitto and mushrooms was the best I’ve ever had. Everyone at out table agreed. So great!

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The five star rating is assigned to a selection from the menu. I have dined several times over the years at Cucina Colore and have always basically enjoyed the experience--quick in, quick out and convenient. I ordered the Garganelli yesterday--prepared with a pork-shoulder ragu--and it...More

Thank SpankyH22
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Rhea H
30 December 2017|
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Response from dmlarnerlavery | Reviewed this property |
I have been taking my children there since they were young. However, with that being said, it is not Chuck E. Cheese. As their guide, this is the perfect place to teach your children how to be in public spaces and mindful... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3041 E 3rd Ave, Denver, CO 80206-5102
    (St. Paul)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Cherry Creek
  • Neighbourhood: Cherry Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 303-393-6917
Cucina Colore, with its upbeat, modern dining room and bar in the heart of Cherry Creek, offers guests contemporary Italian cuisine. Since opening in 1994, Cucina Colore's menu focuses on the true flavors of food, rendering dishes that are both creative and exciting. The emphasis is on fresh and seasonal ingredients delivered daily. The restaurant's design reflects its innovative Italian food and wine. Cucina Colore's award-winning wine list is well selected and priced. Whether for lunch or dinner, Cucina Colore offers the contemporary expression of Italian Cuisine.
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