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Osteria Marco

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Tue, 5/21
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Bar guests only 3-6 pm Monday thru Friday
Steamed P.E.I. Mussels
Spicy Sausage, Tomato & Fennel
Mushroom Panini
Sundried Tomato Pesto, Spinach, Roasted Red Peppers, Fontina
Fresno Chili, Agrodolce Vinaigrette
House Made Ricotta
Grilled Ciabatta Bread
Caesar Salad
Garlic Crouton,‏ Parmesan
Cheese Pizza
Mozzarella, Parmesan
House Red and White
Left Hand Milk Stout
Upslope Craft Lager
Opened in October 2007, Osteria Marco is intended to be the livelier, more playful younger brother to Frank Bonanno’s esteemed Italian eatery Luca. Guests are greeted at the top of a grand staircase by a cheese maker, deep in the throes of crafting burrata and charcuterie. At the bottom of the stairs, hundreds of bottles of wine line the walls and announce an affordable, yet progressive wine and spirits program. Whole roasted suckling pigs are the hallmark of Sunday evenings, and friendly engaging servers easily navigate diners through a thoughtful menu that runs a gamut from pizzas and panini to oven-fired shrimp, to crispy calamari and braised, lamb meatballs.
$15 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Pizza
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

The place was packed so we figured it was good. It had a bar atmosphere - which I am no fond of but we wanted to try. The tomato bisque and kale salad were a real treat. We truly enjoyed every bite.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Ajoy2b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Downstairs in Larimer square is this little restaurant. WE have had dinner there, and also been there for happy hour. dinners are yummy and the atmosphere is lively the true gem is their happy hour menu. changes monthly and is inexpensive and yummy. Highly recommend

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered burrata, whole grilled artichoke , meatball sliders, fig & goat cheese pizza, Luca’s wild mushroom fusilli and cucumber lavender rickey (cocktail). Everything was exceptionally good. We sat in the patio area, our waitress was prompt and service was good. Will definitely come back...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank AG1130
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

Excellent. One of the best Italian/pizza places I have been to. Highly rated and justifiably so. Salad was excellent. Beer was local brew, pizza was unique. Very high quality ingredients. Good service. In a fun part of town.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank RossM364
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Asked our waitress for wine recommendations and for a fruity red she suggested the Barbera, which was out of this world. Paired with a few appetizers (grilled artichoke, seasonal bruschetta with goat cheese) and a couple of salads for an excellent meal. Lots of other...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank kallanchen
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

I have been here a few times. Mostly in small groups and mostly at the bar. The service is fast and the bartenders are always friendly. This visit we shared a grilled artichoke, arugula salad with lemon vinaigrette and some broccolini bruschetta with ricotta cheese...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JJBlondie
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Went here for restaurant week - hard to know if you are getting good deals during that week...especially at this restaurant which had up-charges on most secondi and cheese/salumi platters. The food was delicious. The calamari is served on a bed of greens with a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank iu_denden
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Insane alcoholic concoctions. Delicious burrata. And some of the best pizza in Denver. We always do try to make a reservations so we don’t have to wait to devour all the foods!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank travelingtoday
Reviewed February 27, 2019

Every thing is made from scratch from bread to cheese to sauces etc. Somthing for everyone and all age groups. Great special occasion or pre Bronco lunch. He has many other great restaurants in town too

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Elaine8675309
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Osteria Marco is in the heart of Larimer square in Denver which is eclectic and lit up at night with string lights and is the perfect place for date night. We visited this restaurant on Valentine’s Day and we had a great night! The drink...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Response from Frederick R | Reviewed this property |
It was $27. It was good but the portion was small. It's not worth it.
Madi H
May 7, 2016|
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Response from Mitzi S | Reviewed this property |
Went after a Broncos game once.; casual was fine, but several couples were dressed up as well. Everyone appeared to be appropriate.
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