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Cucina Colore

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#184 of 2,638 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner
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STARTERS​
6
8
Soup
Daily feature
12
Baked Goat Cheese
Caponata, shaved grana, crostini
14
Sauteéd Mussels
Roasted cherry tomato, shallot, white wine, chili flake, parsley
13
Fried Calamari
Pepperoncini, scallion, roasted garlic aioli, marinara, lemon
12
Seared Beef Carpaccio
Arugula, shaved grana, caperberries, roasted garlic aioli
12
Sub burrata +3
Caprese
Mozzarella, vine ripened tomato, basil, balsamic, evoo
10
Brussels Sprouts
Pancetta, pecorino, dijon mostarda
SALAD​
12
Cavolo
Kale, red onion, apple, sesame seed, cashew, apple cider vinaigrette
9
Caesar
Romaine, shaved grana, crostini, caesar dressing
16
Arugula é Gamberi
Grilled shrimp, shaved grana, fresh lemon, evoo
16
Pollo é Orzo
Mixed greens, grilled chicken, red onion, kalamata olives, ricotta salata sun-dried tomato vinaigrette
12
Carciofi
Grana crusted artichokes, arugula, radicchio, truffle brown butter
14
Granello
Farro,​ quinoa, mixed greens, roasted broccoli, red onion, goat cheese, rosemary dijon vinaigrette
SANDWICHES​
Served on flat bread w/ chips or salad
14
Chips
Salad
Grilled Chicken
Spinach, goat cheese, marinated peppers, basil pesto
14
Chips
Salad
Muffaletta
Capicola, ham, salami, proscuitto, provolone, lettuce, tomato, red onion, olive tapenade
15
Chips
Salad
Grilled Salmon
Romaine, tomato, red onion, citrus aioli
.13
Chips
Salad
Caponata
Eggplant, zucchini, peppers, raisins, ricotta, arugula, balsamic vinegar
14
Chips
Salad
Poached Tuna
Roasted peppers, pickled onion, arugula, hardboiled egg, mayonnaise.
WOOD-FIRED PIZZAS​
13
Gluten free dough +3
Margherita
Ground​ plum-tomato, mozzarella, basil, evoo
14
Gluten free dough +3
Tartufo
Whipped ricotta, roasted mushrooms, garlic, pecorino, truffle oil
16
Gluten free dough +3
Siciliana
Ground plum-tomato, sausage, capicola, crispy proscuitto, roasted peppers, fresh mozzarella
15
Gluten free dough +3
Parma
Whipped ricotta, proscuitto, mozzarella, garlic, arugula, evoo
16
Gluten free dough +3
Vegetale
Basil pesto, mozzarella, asparagus, zucchini, mushroom, sun-dried tomato, shaved grana
PASTA​
16
Gluten free spaghettini +3
Portobello Ravioli
Brown butter, fresh sage, grated grana
17
Gluten free spaghettini +3
Conchiglie
Roasted chicken, broccoli, sun-dried tomato, pecorino cream
17
Gluten free spaghettini +3
Fettuccine
Veal bolognese, marinara, shaved grana, parsley
19
Gluten free spaghettini +3
Spaghettini
Scallops, shrimp, cherry tomato, garlic, pecorino, spinach, white wine
16
Gluten free spaghettini +3
Tagliatelle
Prosciutto, peas, lemon zest, butter, shaved grana
17
Gluten free spaghettini +3
Garganelli
Pork shoulder ragu, castelvetrano olives, mustard greens, butter, shaved grana
17
Gluten free spaghettini +3
Pastaless’ Lasagna
Breaded eggplant, spinach, ricotta, smoked mozzarella, plum tomato, marinara, parsley
About
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.
PRICE RANGE
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time visitor and I'm hooked. The atmosphere is bright, cheery and clean. The service was impeccable. The menu had a fresh and interesting selection. The calamari was the BEST we had ever had anywhere. My pasta dish was done perfectly and the timing of...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank duane m
Reviewed April 7, 2019

Cucina Colore was one of our favorite places years ago, until we stopped going for some reason - I don't remember why. Maybe because so many other restaurants opened up in Cherry Creek and around the neighborhood. We were headed for Chinese, then decided we...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank betsyco2016
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

During lunch for $15 they serve a wonderful black muscle appetizer which consists of a proximally 30 muscles This is an awesome deal and a very tasty dish

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Paul C
Reviewed February 9, 2019

We had lunch at Cucina Colore on recent weekday. We picked the place at random as we drove by in Cherry Creek Village. This is a classy, elegantly decorated Italian place in a low key style. Bar in front, indoor seating in back and outdoor...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gypsyuno
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

This place can be an intimate dinner spot for couples or a nice dinner out with friends. The wine selection was fairly decent and we had some great plates to share among the six of us.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 5280nikki
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

The dinner we had was all around good. Nice wine list and knowledgeable server. We will return on our next visit to Denver

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ers22222
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoy Cucina Colore. I love the vibe and the food is delicious and I love the wines they serve. They have a good Happy Hour and I also enjoyed the pasta Special I had the other night. Cherry Creek North is a great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Daphne9991
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I visit this restaurant at least once a week while i am in Denver. Ambiance is elegant,open and comfortable. A febulous.U shape Bar in middle manage by experience,knowledgeable and care,staff ( Kyle,Dillon,Lizzi and Ashely) looking after customers with great care, smile and eagernes. Also Ryan...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Bipino
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Cucina Colore is an excellent restaurant and offers unique wood fired pizzas, pasta, and entrees. The meal truly delights from start to finish. Their bread comes with tasty olive oil full of herbs and parmesan. The pastas are delicious. I had wild mushroom ravioli with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JeannieZ4
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Courtney was our server. She began by explaining the history of the restaurant and the menu. Companion had a personal sized pizza and I had the eggplant parmesan over linguine. I elected not to have the marinara sauce but the tomato vodka cream sauce. All...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank The_Don_Francisco
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I have been taking my children there since they were young. However, with that being said, it is not Chuck E. Cheese. As their guide, this is the perfect place to teach your children how to be in public spaces and mindful... More
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