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Vesta

#21 of 2,389 Restaurants in Denver
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1822 Blake St, Ste D, Denver, CO 80202-1200 (Between 18th & 19th on Blake)
+1 303-296-1970
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Somerville, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think this might be my favorite bites of food in Denver so far. I had the scallops for dinner and they could not have been cooked more perfectly. But the real highlight was the bread plate. GET IT!!! Just meltingly delicious breads and spreads.

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Thank Heron G
Golden, Colorado
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service were great! The owner visited the tables in a manner that made you feel like he was your neighbor, friendly and inviting. We were seated right away so we did not get a chance to sit at the bar. I'll definitely sit at the bar on our next visit, it looks great!

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Denver, Colorado
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is pretty impressive. The staff is outstanding. The beer and cocktail selection is great. The food is expensive but is really good in presentation and taste. The atmosphere is really cool and sort of relaxed/formal. Great dining experience overall. Great place to dine for special occasions.

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Phoenix, AZ
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

We were only going to be in downtown Denver for a little while so we tried to pick a few top spots to eat - thinking that we'd go to the others on return visits. A trip to Vesta changed all of that. Now we make sure to go to Vesta each time we are in town and we couldn't... More 

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Thank Effarig
Orlando, Florida
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179 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Vesta Dipping Grill is a local Denver restaurant with excellent reviews and a loyal following. After researching where to have dinner in Denver, this was one of our choices. We were quite pleased with the quality of the food and service, and would definitely visit again. Be forewarned that the dining room is very dimly lit, so be sure to... More 

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Laramie, Wyoming
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and great wine selection. We had the sea bass selection and beef tenderloin, both were prepared wonderfully..service was excellent and pleasant ambiance.

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Food was amazing! Service was very accommodating. Had a party of 10+ and no problems at all. Must try all the sauces at a point - chicken was incredibly juicy.

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Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal here with a group of clients and colleagues. Very attentive and friendly staff looked after us really well. Main feature here is the serving of different dipping sauces with each meal. This adds a nice variety to the menu. The servers will guide you through the sauce options for each course. You have the option to... More 

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Colorado
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Great location to Union Station, Service was great - very attentive. We had the Pork Belly, Cheese & Wine Sampler, and the Vesta Roll. Overall, the Vesta Roll was the best! For dinner, we tried the Venison and Prawns, both were very good. After years of hearing about this place, our expectations may have been higher, but we would go... More 

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Denver, CO
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We've been huge fans of Vesta for over 14 years, but our most recent meal was beyond disappointing. First the good - the staff continues to be fantastic. Our hostess, server and the support staff were truly lovely. Unfortunately, the detail from the kitchen and bar didn't match the skill of the front of house Team. Martinis are simple to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1822 Blake St, Ste D, Denver, CO 80202-1200
    (Between 18th & 19th on Blake)
  • Public Transportation: 16th and Blake
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-296-1970
Description
Bold flavors, inspired dishes, an intimate setting and expertly crafted cocktails make Vesta Denver's go-to dining destination. Here we celebrate Vesta, the Roman goddess of the hearth, through a menu created by Executive Chef Nicholas Kayser, a Colorado native who's culinary talents enhance our much-loved menu with creative interpretations and beautiful plating. At Vesta, we serve bold, sexy food from a menu that embraces seasonal, fresh ingredients. Vesta's dining room hums with energy from the guests who are drawn in by the menu of flavorful, ingredient-driven small plates and shareable, fire-grilled meats and vegetables served alongside Vesta's signature sauces. A warm, inviting vibe has always been the foundation of Vesta, and our food is complemented by a thoughtful, diverse wine list and cocktail menu offering both classic and creatively contemporary variations made with top local spirits. Vesta's wine list receives consistent recognition from Wine Spectator, and the Sommelier Journal as featured Vesta's barrel-aged cocktail program as a leader in the industry. Vesta has won dozens of awards including multiple years as Open Table's "Diners Choice," "Best 1st Date in Denver," "Best Bartender" and many others, showcasing our commitment to creating an unparalleled experience for our guests. Vesta is the go-to destination for diners celebrating special occasions, hosting visitors from out of town, or in search of the perfect weeknight spot to gather with friends Vesta truly embodies the essence of the hearth - a place where delicious meals are prepared and friends and family gather by the warmth of the fire.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?