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Rioja

1431 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202-1704
+1 303-820-2282
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1431 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202-1704
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in Denver on business and were staying in the area of the restaurant. We saw how great the reviews were and even though we did not have a reservation (which is highly recommended) on a Friday night, no less, we went to the...More

Thank SBCATraveler
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had heard great things and were not disappointed. A bit noisy with the crowds, but for good reason. Very informed and pleasant wait staff, all the selections were great flavor combos, new and interesting. Tempranillo fans get a great selection. We had the tempura...More

Thank Kurt N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had fabulous meal last night. There were three of us and we decided to share all course. We had three wonderful appetizers including the corn soup, beet salad and artichoke tortellini. Then three main courses which included the octopus, smoked ricotta-pea ravioli with Halibut...More

Thank nbjb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful dinner. Interesting menu. Terrific appetizers. Very good entrees. Everything was tasty. Very nice wait staff. Wine list is heavy on Spanish and California wines. Could add some reds from Bordeaux. Overall great dining experience.

Thank Shannydog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food nice service and very good and small pizzas 🍕 for the children Good ambiance ( although a little noisy) and table settings - efficient waiter and European size portions for starters and mains which we appreciated. French wine at reasonable prices - overall...More

Thank hjb120
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere with highly attentive staff. Food not as great as I anticipated. I had the halibut which was bland. All small portions. Drinks were top notch.

Thank Truth-of-Contessa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing beautiful flavourful food.excellent vibe,family friendly.warm hospitality..book in advance.we had drinks and dinner and we're totally mesmerised.must visit in Denver.

Thank charushreegoyal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I love all things Top Chef, I had to come to Jennifer Jasinski-owned restaurant Rioja. I sat alone at the bar and was promptly and warmly greeted by John. From that moment forward, the service was outstanding from the entire staff. There were many...More

Thank Lysa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is busy so book your reservations early for the weekend! We were seated in the lounge (best table of three in that area) which was fine. Walkin after us appeared to be seated on the outside patio which is likely preferable. The service...More

Thank tscott67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot really go wrong at Rioja. Seems best to use to get a reservation here. They have three main areas. There’s the back more formal restaurant area. The front patio out on the sidewalk at Larimer Square. You can also eat in the lounge....More

Thank PDXTravelers6
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Jess W
30 September 2017|
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Response from cstewartDallas | Reviewed this property |
No. There is a lot of choice on the menu and the chef is always willing to make modifications to an entree.
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Sally D
2 August 2017|
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Response from hharris860 | Reviewed this property |
No men do not need sports coates. It's Denver and almost anything goes however, you will find this restaurant a little less casual than most Denver Restaurants. I have been there wearing jeans and I have been there in a... More
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apgara1949
25 March 2017|
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Response from andzocchi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, its for several restaurants on the street. It was fine and not expensive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1431 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202-1704
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 303-820-2282
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