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“Very satisfied” 5 of 5 stars
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Cucina Colore
3041 E 3rd Ave, Denver, CO 80206-5102 (Cherry Creek)
303-393-6917
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Ranked #125 of 2,555 Restaurants in Denver
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Cherry Creek
Cross street: St. Paul
Description: Cucina Colore, with its upbeat, modern dining room and bar in the heart of Cherry Creek, offers guests contemporary Italian cuisine. Since opening in 1994, Cucina Colore's menu focuses on the true flavors of food, rendering dishes that are both creative and exciting. The emphasis is on fresh and seasonal ingredients delivered daily. The restaurant's design reflects its innovative Italian food and wine. Cucina Colore's award-winning wine list is well selected and priced. Whether for lunch or dinner, Cucina Colore offers the contemporary expression of Italian Cuisine.
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Very satisfied”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

After reading the other reviews I decided to give it a try. The restaurant is located in a prestigious part of town and sitting on the patio was very pleasant. I knew it was a little pricey so was not shocked but I thought my fish portion should have been bigger. The presentation was good and the ingredients were fresh and well seasoned; our server was professional and friendly. It was a great experience. If I come to visit the area again I would love to return.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
228 reviews 228 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 58 cities Reviews in 58 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Flexible substitutions”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Excellent italian food. Make substitutions, ask for split plates, Wow... what ever you want they will do. Also moderately priced.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Aurora, CO
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353 reviews 353 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 77 cities Reviews in 77 cities
300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
“Good food, great atmosphere, excellent service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Tried Cucina Calore as part of Denver's Restaurant week. The atmosphere was very nice and the service was excellent. Their regular menu was very varied although prices seem on the high side. We ordered from the 5280 menu for restaurant week and our meals were very good. Appetizers (calamari, caprese skewers and roasted red pepper soup) were fine, nothing spectacular. Two of us had their "pastaless" lasagna which is basically layered eggplant parmesan, it was very tasty but goes for $19 on the regular menu which seems high to me. My daughter had the salmon which was prepared nicely. The peach bread pudding and tiramisu were a good ending to an enjoyable meal. They have a corner location in Cherry Creek North with outside patio tables which would be great in nice weather. Glad that we gave this place a try, we will return.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Denver, Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Always very good!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

Great Chery Creek restaurant, food and service are consistently good.

Visited February 2012
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Denver, CO
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Nice place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Pleasant, great food, staff well trained, fun and casual

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