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North Italia

190 Clayton Ln, Denver, CO 80206 (Cherry Creek)
+1 720-941-7700
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Ranked #92 of 2,516 restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Cherry Creek
Cross street: Second St.
Description: North, exemplifies a culinary tradition that blends sophisticated Italian cuisine with the comfort of traditional cooking techniques. The menu features dishes that are created from the freshest ingredients without the unnecessary adornments of cream or heavy sauces. Crispy thin crust pizza, wood roasted entrees, pasta specialties, and a variety of antipasti round out the menu. The world-class wine list features 30 selections by the glass, terzo (third of a bottle) or bottle. North also offers a variety of specialty cocktails including Lemon Nortes made with Limoncello liqueur and Frizzantes, a flute of Prosecco sparkling wine with fresh fruit puree.
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87% Recommend
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English first
Durham, North Carolina
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99 reviews 99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We were more than happy with the menu selection. We were wowed by the grilled artichoke and the beet salad. The latter had a whipped lemony dressing that I want to go back for right now. The service was excellent also. Sort of a trendy casual atmosphere. Highly recommend.

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Parker, CO
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Love the chef's cheese board here---always includes some kind of interesting jam. Cheeses and prosciutto are nice. Great wine and nice beer selection. Best plan is happy hour early with seating outside. This restaurant is VERY noisy inside when crowded. Service is excellent---a favorite in Denver!

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Denver, Colorado
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

After a busy work week, headed to North to try their Happy Hour and we were not disappointed. $20 = your choice - a bottle or Merlot or Chardonnay & one of three food choices. We enjoyed the Chardonnay with the Chef's Board, then added the Brushchetta. All was scrumptious, fabulous service, and an affordable early evening.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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83 reviews 83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a great place for a Dinner (in our case for two) with a very wide range of wines and food selections untypical to most "Italian" places. It is wide open - so noise does travel, but that depends on the crowd and time of day. Clearly on our list of places to go back to. Service was excellent... More

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Buffalo Grove, IL
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173 reviews 173 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were staying down the street at JW Marriott and decided to stop here for brunch prior to catching our flight home to Chicago. The menu for brunch offers you breakfast options or lunch options. We decided on breakfast. When we walked in, the hostess was great and friendly and the waitress gave us an overview of the restaurant. The... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Four of us had a later night dinner here and all were pleased with their selections. It began with fresh and warm bread (of course), followed by Sausage & Bean Soup; Arancini (crispy rice, scamoza and red sauce); Burrata al Panna; Kale Salad; Funghi Pizza; and Tagliatelle Bolognese, the last two enhanced by red pepper flakes that we requested. Their... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Fox restaurant group is good. I can’t recall one bad dinner at one of their restaurants. North offers surprising taste combinations at very reasonable process. The atmosphere is lively and service is perfect. My favorite dishes are the beet salad and the salmon dish (the best salmon dish anywhere!). The Nutella trifle is sublime (I would never think of combining... More

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This WAS a 4 -5 star restaurant for us in the past. We're not from Denver but we try to get to North as much as possible. The rosemary chicken and strozzapreti are great dishes. We had good service in the past, and the manager was friendly and checked on us. On 5/26/14, we showed up at 5:15 and asked... More

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London, United Kingdom
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219 reviews 219 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Very chic bar and restaurant. Clearly a favorite for locals to meet up for dates, fun, or after work. We hung out in the bar for a while which was cool. Dinner was top notch. You have to order the zuccha chips. Just do it, ignore your waistline. All dishes were fantastic. The scallops just perfectly cooked.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Stopped in for dinner without reservation on a Wednesday evening. The restaurant was busy but we were able to find a table in the bar immediately. Menu was great- scallops were scrumptious. Had a great cocktail with a lovely decoration of an orchid floating in it. Would definitely check out North again!

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