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Cucina Colore

3041 E 3rd Ave, Denver, CO 80206-5102
+1 303-393-6917
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (17 reviews)
“garganelli” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3041 E 3rd Ave, Denver, CO 80206-5102
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you will not be disappointed. food, setting, ease of use all great. I live in neighborhood and eat here often so I can testify to the consistency. I take out periodically and the pasta garganelli is wonderful. Great place for quick bit, quiet dinner, boisterous...More

Thank brianterk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven't been to Cucina Colore in many years so I wanted to try it again. Sadly we were disappointed with the mean. The food is average...not terrible and not great...just kind of mediocre and not memorable. Portions are good however. We were actually surprised...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Dinner here recently; first time in many years. Party of five and all enjoyed their drinks and meals. Excellent soups, salad, pasta entrees, chickens entrées and salmon entrees. All good. Eggplant was excellent. Nicely presented, efficient and friendly, but not overly pushy service. Options available...More

Thank COGuest
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Great dinner! Nice wine list. Salads were good....nothing over the top. The pork ragu pasta was great. The eggplant lasagna was very good. But the Pesto Linguine with procuitto and mushrooms was the best I’ve ever had. Everyone at out table agreed. So great!

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The five star rating is assigned to a selection from the menu. I have dined several times over the years at Cucina Colore and have always basically enjoyed the experience--quick in, quick out and convenient. I ordered the Garganelli yesterday--prepared with a pork-shoulder ragu--and it...More

Thank SpankyH22
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch sitting outside on the patio. The service was excellent as was the food. Two of us had the salad with a cheese encrusted artichoke (I added shrimp) and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our friend had an intestinal problem and asked for...More

Thank EspritD
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Casual dining restaurant offering a varied menu, attentive, friendly, accommodating service. Comfortable seating areas, nice bar area. Reasonably priced, quality, wine-by-the- glass list. One in our group raved about the pork chop, another the chicken. The bread pudding sent three of the group into orbit....More

Thank denssull
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Went here for lunch with a client while out on business and had the Granello salad. All the food was very fresh and the salad was one of my favorites. Enjoyed the meal and the smart casual ambiance. Everyone at the table had a great...More

Thank dbartoletti
Reviewed 11 July 2017

My daughter was able to accompany me my last business/pleasure trip. We used to live in CC and Cucina Colore was our go-to restaurant for myself and two kids. They love the roasted chicken conchiglie (gluten free pasta now) and the simple arugula salad with...More

1  Thank dmlarnerlavery
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My wife and I went to Cucina Colore last night and ordered Mussels, ate about a quarter of them and started feeling a bit queezy. Then I had one that I couldn't get out of my mouth fast enough - really bad. Our waitress was...More

Thank brianhX9672JW
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Rhea H
31 December 2017|
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Response from dmlarnerlavery | Reviewed this property |
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3041 E 3rd Ave, Denver, CO 80206-5102
    (St. Paul)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Cherry Creek
  • Neighbourhood: Cherry Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 303-393-6917
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.
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