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1431 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202-1704
+1 303-820-2282
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1431 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202-1704
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Reviewed yesterday

Oh my goodness, what a great dinner. Smaller portions but more than enough to satisfy. The combinations of flavors in each dish is simply amazing. Delicious meal and highly recomend it!

Thank VGLong
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here at Rioja with my family and we definitely love everything here. Friendly service, scrumptious food, spotless dining area and relaxing atmosphere… I cannot remember the other food that we ordered but the most remarkable for was the grilled lamb loin and grilled...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The place is beautiful and the staff are friendly. The food was good. I had the gnocchi and my husband had an off the menu special gnocchi and pizza. I finished it with a cannoli dessert.

Thank Catalina R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a great meal here from start to finish. Beet salad, breads, octopus wrapped with spanish ham (unbelievably tasty), pasta dish (to die for) and then the ultimate surprise....fig filled beignets. OMG I have to figure out how to get back here soon!

Thank Ray L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was supposed to have dinner with a colleague who's plane was delayed. I went anyway and sat at the bar. The service was beautiful and attentive. The food was even better. Hard to explain in words because, truly it's art. I had the fois...More

Thank PSS4444
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The homemade bread and the wine were delicious. The waitstaff was excellent. The dishes were bland. We ordered the gnocchi, two entrees, and the cheese appetizer. Only the app had real flavor.

Thank BolderTravelr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fancy place, nice environment, fantastic location. But the food is not as great as everything else... I had a tortellini with artichoke which was almost raw... for the price they charged me, unacceptable! Not returnng here, surely...

Thank Jose D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While going for a walk we happened upon this gem! Had no knowledge and picked it because we liked the name. The service is exceptional, the food exquisite and the wine and beer list extensive. Cannot recommend it highly enough.

Thank digbyhughes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rioja offers a classy yet warm atmosphere with a 5 star wine list. The menu is well curated and the service is always excellent. The cocktails are professional and bar is typically on top of things. Definitely need to make reservations for any night of...More

Thank Coloradokind
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this experience was phenomenal. Ate here before seeing a show, and was pleasantly surprised by the service and the quality of the food. You get exactly what you pay for in terms of quality.

Thank Student Connor S
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Jess W
29 September 2017|
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Response from Ian T | Reviewed this property |
There Are options. Two of our group were vegetarians.
Sally D
1 August 2017|
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Response from hharris860 | Reviewed this property |
No men do not need sports coates. It's Denver and almost anything goes however, you will find this restaurant a little less casual than most Denver Restaurants. I have been there wearing jeans and I have been there in a... More
24 March 2017|
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Response from andzocchi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, its for several restaurants on the street. It was fine and not expensive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1431 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202-1704
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 303-820-2282
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