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Venice Ristorante Italiano

#96 of 2,370 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Downtown
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1700 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1042 (17th Street)
13035342222
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Anthem, Arizona
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I go to Venice at least once a week for either their happy hour, lunch or dinner. The wait staff is wonderful ad does not try to rush you. The food is always amazing and fresh. I had the grilled romaine cesear salad this week it was excellent. My only complaint with this restaurant is the hostess, pretty girl but... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It looked so promising. The setting and atmosphere is good. I ordered the octopus for a starter and it was less than impressive. There were 2 very small pieces of octopus and it was really tough. The I had the lobster dish and it was tasty but very small portions. The menu listed online is NOT THE MENU you see... More 

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Huffman, Texas
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209 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here every time I come to Denver. This is a true Italian restaurant. I have had the ravioli with butternut squash which was excellent and calamari was so delicious. I had the chocolate soufflé for dessert and it was amazing. I have never been disappointed.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a friend while we were visiting Denver. We sat outside on the patio with a view of Union Station and it was a perfect summer night. Our waitress, Sarah, was really friendly and helpful. She recommended a really great bottle of Italian red that wasn't the most expensive on the menu. You could tell she wanted us to... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the atmosphere and feel. But the food was less than average and the portions were closer to appetizer size. My wife had black squid angel hair with clams. There were four clams and not fresh. I had the saltimbocca. Three small sausages too dry over bitter greens. Overall disappointing.

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Greeley, Colorado
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Venice never disappoints! The food is fabulous, and the service is outstanding. The decor is very nice with a beautiful see through wine cellar. Love this place!

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Thank Cindy W
Annapolis MD
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best pear salad I've ever had, and I've had many! Cappelletti was delicious, a must try if you are in town. Not too far from airport near tech center.

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Thank AmyKAnnapolisMD
Sweden
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to be near the trains for the airport. The waitresses were more interested in appearence than listening to your orders! She got the order wrong but I had the main course free. Nice but the saltimbocca is tasteless, more sage and taste please!

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Thank NinniSweden
Buffalo, New York
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102 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Owners are from Sicily and Rome, and it's apparent. Had a business lunch, and the pastas, sausage, chicken and even salads were very fresh and flavorful - just like Italy! A very nice restaurant near LoDo. Will definitely return!

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Audubon, New Jersey
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for our last dinner in Denver and really enjoyed it. Had a nice bottle of wine and the service was great considering how crowded it was.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Valet Parking, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1042
    (17th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Union Station bus terminal
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 13035342222
Description
Founded in 2003 by Alessandro Carollo Venice Ristorante has brought authentic Italian Cuisine right here to Denver Colorado. Along with his business partner and friend Christian Dellefave they have created a culinary masterpiece that has enticed so many of our guest. We have a beautiful spacious bar and in the center of our dining area we have clear glass wine room that gives our restaurant a unique and artistic feel. We also have two patios and two private dining spaces.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?