Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Denver, according to Tripadvisor

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August 8, 2022
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Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Denver, according to Tripadvisor

The development of Italian cuisine mirrors the country’s rich political and geographic diversity. Mediterranean influences bring fish and olives into culinary creations, carefully handcrafted ziti, cavatelli, and other types of pasta hail from southern Italy, and exquisite desserts such as tiramisu find origins in the north—combining for a tasty eating experience renowned for its ability to bring people together.

With more than 90,000 establishments offering Italian-style dishes here in America, there are endless options to consider when craving the flavorful, savory tastes of “The Boot.” Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Italian restaurants in Denver on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Click through these slides to see if your favorite trattoria made the list.

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#30. Cherry Tomato

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (122 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4645 E 23rd Ave, Denver, CO 80207-3138
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#29. Blue Pan Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (39 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3509 E 12th Ave, Denver, CO 80206-3433
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#28. Cattivella

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (82 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 10195 E 29th Dr Suite 110, Denver, CO 80238-3956
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#27. Cart - Driver

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (71 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2500 Larimer St Ste 100, Denver, CO 80205-2275
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#26. Il Posto

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (205 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2601 Larimer St Corner of Larimer and 26th, Denver, CO 80205-2218
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#25. Cucina Colore

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (151 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3041 E 3rd Ave, Denver, CO 80206-5102
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#24. Pizzeria Locale - Broadway

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (116 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 550 N Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
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#23. Luca

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (139 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 711 N Grant St, Denver, CO 80203-3508
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#22. Parisi

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (177 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4401 Tennyson St, Denver, CO 80212-2309
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#21. Shells and Sauce

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (215 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2600 E 12th Ave, Denver, CO 80206-3208
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#20. Lo Stella Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (128 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1135 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204
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#19. Bar Dough

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (113 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2227 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211-3317
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#18. Coperta

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (114 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 400 E 20th Ave Corner of Logan St & E 20th Ave, Denver, CO 80205-3201
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#17. Quality Italian

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (157 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 241 Columbine St., Denver, CO 80206
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#16. Cafe Marmotte

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (92 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 290 S Downing St, Denver, CO 80209-2433
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#15. UNO Pizzeria & Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (380 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 16375 E 40th Ave, Denver, CO 80239-5739
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#14. Odyssey Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (192 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Sicilian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 603 E 6th Ave, Denver, CO 80203-3805
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#13. DiCicco's

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (625 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6701 Tower Rd 67th & Tower Road, Near Denver Airport, Denver, CO 80249-6320
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#12. Spuntino

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (105 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2639 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211-3380
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#11. Denver Milk Market

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (121 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1800 Wazee St Suite 100, Denver, CO 80202-1577
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#10. Pizza Republica

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (270 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 890 14th St, Denver, CO 80202-3289
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#9. Venice Ristorante & Wine Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (504 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Northern-Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1700 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202
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#8. Osteria Marco

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (976 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1453 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202-1704
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#7. Maggiano's Little Italy

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,538 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 500 16th St Pavilions Mall, Denver, CO 80202-4265
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#6. North Italia

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (385 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 190 Clayton Ln, Denver, CO 80206-5675
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#5. Panzano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,684 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 909 17th St, Denver, CO 80202
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#4. Angelo's Taverna

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (268 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 620 E 6th Ave, Denver, CO 80203-3806
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#3. Tavernetta

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (180 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1889 Sixteenth Street, Denver, CO 80202-5901
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#2. Marco's Coal-Fired

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (798 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2129 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205-2016
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#1. Barolo Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (300 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 3030 E 6th Ave, Denver, CO 80206-4328
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