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Venice Ristorante Italiano

#94 of 2,431 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
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1700 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1042 (17th Street)
+1 303-534-2222
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
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198 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I ate at Venice Ristorante with my colleagues for lunch. The location is great, right across from Union Station. The service was outstanding! The menu had some interesting choices, along with old favorites. The calamari was a hit- lightly breaded and fried. I chose the Cappelletti de Zucca, which is ravioli filled with butternut squash and walnuts, with a tasty... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Venice Ristorante is located at the corner of 17th and Wynkoop, rich across from Union Station, a happening place itself these days. This is a very popular area.We were very pleased with the ambiance, the colorful mural of Venice, the bar, and the quality of the food. I am a fan of carpaccio, and this was exceptional. I loved the... More 

1 Thank ElisabethL230
Loveland, Ohio
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at the bar area and ordered off both happy hour and regular menu. Server was excellent very attentive. She space out our food and replenished our drinks. Great place for an awesome dinner

Thank Peter A
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The ambiance was bustling with energy and excitement. The bar was packed but I was able to sneak a seat in. I had my Peroni, as usual and proceeded to have their Pappardelle Chingiale. (Pulled pork ragu served over thick Fettucini-esque pasta). Very delicious. For my dessert I was offered a chocolate soufflé and it was as yummy as I... More 

Thank Jonathan O
Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

YES! Just do it!! Excellent. I wanted to do something different and special. We felt like like VIPs from the moment we walked in to the restaurant. Thank you staff for an amazing adventure in Italian cooking-wine- and lots of laughs!

1 Thank escapetokona
Castle Rock, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Have previously been to their restaurant in Greenwood Village and thought we would give this location a try. So we met another from Erie there as a good halfway point. They had never been. They were not disappointed at all and have been back since our visit. The service is always great and I mean great. The food has never... More 

Thank Walter F
Jupiter, Florida
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111 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Accidently happened on this place after walking past it for a meeting at Union Station. This is the epitome of fine dining. Very gracious, knowledgeable staff. The food is wonderful, the wine selection is spectacular. Enjoying a business lunch mid day, with the beautiful music and amazing food - it is hard to believe busy Downtown Denver is just outside.... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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238 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We ate here two nights in a row and had wonderful meals and great wine. The staff was different both nights but the service was consistently very good. We will return here many more times. Looking forward to eating outside when it warms up.

Thank Kathy P
Aurora, United States
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122 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Brought in a group and we could barely hear each other. However, the food was good. Wait staff was great.

Thank Gail D
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This was a special dinner for eight people in celebration of a fiftieth wedding anniversary. We had requested a quieter section of the restaurant and although it is a large and fairly open space we were seated where noise did not seem to be a problem. We were all seated quickly and received excellent service from our waitress as well... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1042
    (17th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Union Station bus terminal
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 303-534-2222
Founded in 2003 by Alessandro Carollo Venice Ristorante has brought authentic Italian Cuisine right here to Denver Colorado. Along with his business partner and friend Christian Dellefave they have created a culinary masterpiece that has enticed so many of our guest. We have a beautiful spacious bar and in the center of our dining area we have clear glass wine room that gives our restaurant a unique and artistic feel. We also have two patios and two private dining spaces.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?