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Pagliacci's - CLOSED

1440 W 33rd Ave, Denver, CO 80211 (Highland)
(303) 458-0530
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Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance
Neighborhood: Highland
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Neighborhood: Highland

34 reviews from our community

55% Recommend
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English first
Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

The food is likely more authentic than some places, but the decor definitely needs an update. It's very old world and a bit run down. There are some good menu selections, though.

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Arvada, CO
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This used to be a landmark Denver restaurant for good reason. Not so anymore. The food is blah - there are many more Italian restaurants with better food at cheaper prices - and the service is surly. Don't waste your time or money.

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Sedalia, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

My husband and I love to visit this restaurant to celebrate any special occassion. It is our little hideaway. Great food and service

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MN
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163 reviews 163 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

'Just heard that Pagliacci's is closing after so many good years. Friends introduced us to this cute place and we really enjoyed the food. The minestrone soup was fantastic. Is there a cookbook with recipes available for fans of this Italian fare?

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Denver, Colorado
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Tradition, great homemade food and lovely atmosphere. very sad to see that it is closing its doors- hopefully will not become a gawdy high rise in what used to be a great community.

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Denver, Colorado
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Step back in time and enjoy real Italian food. The spagetti is not only like Grandma used to make - she's probably in the kitchen cooking it....

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Sayulita, Mexico
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012 via mobile

My MIL has talked up this place for years and we finally arranged a family dinner here to celebrate a birthday. The place was very crowded which surprised me. Its not well set up for all the noise and the staff seemed overworked and behind. The food was average: greasy fried foods, boring salads and pastas. I dont see what... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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176 reviews 176 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

This place has gone downhill. 20 years ago when I first went here the food, atmosphere and waiters/waitresses were great. 20 years later and this place has changed for the worst. The food was just simply not that good. I could have cooked the pasta and sauce better myself, why pay $30+ a dish for it when you can do... More

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Denver, Colorado
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83 reviews 83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

I grew up around there. Not a good neighborhood at thetime. Now it's up a coming. I was so excited to go there on my 16th birthday with my boyfriend! We have been married 40 years now. We went recently and it is simply great food and service and atmosphere.

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Denver,CO
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Wish I could be more of a regular here, but everytime we make the trip here for a dinner, we are never disappointed in the service and food.

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