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North Italia

#78 of 2,595 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Cherry Creek
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190 Clayton Ln, Denver, CO 80206 (Second St.)
+1 720-941-7700
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: North, exemplifies a culinary tradition that blends sophisticated Italian...
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious food, fabulous service - order extra bread to dip in all the sauces!

We stumbled into this great place by accident and I am glad we did. Food and service are excellent. All dishes ordered were perfectly prepared (we are told all made by scratch.) Order extra bread as you will want to dip the bread in all the sauces. We had the Butternut squash soup, very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Cristina S
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Pasadena, California
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

We had never been to North, but were pleased when we arrived for our reservation and felt the lively vibe. Lots of activity, cool ambiance. The food was excellent. The four of us got various things: pastas; dinner salads; chicken dish. All of it was tasty and well-prepared. The other side of the experience, though, was the service. Our server... More 

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Pasadena, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We stumbled into this great place by accident and I am glad we did. Food and service are excellent. All dishes ordered were perfectly prepared (we are told all made by scratch.) Order extra bread as you will want to dip the bread in all the sauces. We had the Butternut squash soup, very creamy and rich with finely chopped... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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112 reviews 112 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We had a unique situation - one of our party was on crutches - and they went well out of the way to help us get from the table after dinner to a place where we could get him to the car - on a blowing, snowy evening. We did not ask for this, rather the wait staff made a... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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405 reviews 405 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was my second visit to North...and actually after my first visit I didn't think I would be back. Our first visit the waitress was SO SLOW and horrible that it got to be comical. However, the food was so good that we decided to give it another chance...and are we glad that we did. This time around we got... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Love North in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Denver. Always good food and great service. It was restaurant week in Denver but the restaurant still offered their regular menu items, pasta bolognese our favorite!

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Frisco, Colorado
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144 reviews 144 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This restaurant is beautifully decorated so that it is spacious but feels more intimate than it really is. The food was delicious. I had calamari prepared with greens with a delicious flavor, and the seared scallops were among the best I have eaten. The service was a little slow but very pleasant, and the food was beautifully presented. I will... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Hadn't been here for a couple of years. Really nice people and service is good. They seem to have a less-than- efficient reservation system, but it wasn't crowded, so no problem. Food probably a notch above mediocre.

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Denver, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We have been here twice in the last month and have really enjoyed it. Grilled Artichoke, & Burrata appetizer both excellent! Caesar Salad unusually small (only gave this review a 4 rating due to the small size, for $8 this should have been bigger than a side salad) however, the Caesar dressing was wonderful. The highlight was the Braised Beef... More 

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Nebraska
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

There were 5 of us for dinner on a Saturday night at 5:30. The table was a round style booth so just worked great for 5 people. We didn't feel rushed to order so could visit and enjoy a glass of wine. The service was quite efficient and the food was delicious. I had Fall Lasagna! YUMMY. Everyone seemed pleased... More 

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Mason, Michigan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Stopped by today to have lunch with my son. The service was excellent and the meatball sandwich was the best one I've ever had. A little pricy, but so is everything else in Cherry Creek.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 190 Clayton Ln, Denver, CO 80206
    (Second St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Cherry Creek
  • Neighborhood: Cherry Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 720-941-7700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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