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Osteria Marco

#18 of 2,378 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown
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1453 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202-1704 (15th)
+1 303-534-5855
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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PNW
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105 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved all the plates here as well as their wine selection. Great food and great prices as well. Very impressed and will return!

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Thank Lookingforsun4
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Osteria Marco on recommendation of someone in the hotel, and the food was pretty amazing! I had never had a beer salad before, or squash bruschetta. Loved the food, but the service could really be improved. Our server barely spoke to us, especially after the food was delivered. He seemed a little pissed off when we took... More 

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1 Thank Tracy M
Camp Hill, United States
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is my second visit in 30 days having had a very good experience first time out. A month ago we had pizza, muscles, salads and suckling pig, all properly prepared and well worth the visit. The pizza at $15 shouldn't be a soggy mess. It was this time and should have been sent back. The rabbit was over salted... More 

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Thank Frederick R
San Jose, California
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236 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This place looks very small from the outside and I would have passed it by because it looked like it was full, but my colleague had been there previously and let me know there was a dining room down below. The restaurant looks like it only has a few outdoor tables and a small counter with a few stools inside,... More 

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1 Thank MMM2001
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This place would have been 5 stars if we had stopped at the apps!! We came in on a Friday night without a reservation and sat at the bar. The bar service was excellent. Drinks were great. We did the meat and cheese platter and ciabatta with an amazing basil pesto - it rocked! The later courses - really dropped... More 

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1 Thank deannamrossi
Longmont, Colorado
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Even if you don't like it, you will here, that's how good it is. Great location with a satisfying wine menu makes this a more than ample spot for friends, family or a little of both. It's one of those places that you can always fall back on if you run out of ideas.

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Thank Russ S
Littleton, Colorado
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109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

As the food came to the table, I had know idea what the chef was thinking. The menu is all posturing and the meal was so disappointing. Service was very slow, the food insulting, and prices promised a quality that they do not deliver.

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Thank Denverbri69
Miami, Florida
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157 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Rustic Italian casual atmosphere. Thin light crispy crust pizza, artisanal cheeses, savory meats. Good service and drinks. Make a reservation, it gets busy.

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Thank William B
Denver CO USA
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315 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Met one of my friends here for wine, food, and gossip. They have a great selection of house wine (red or white) for $5. They also have a nice happy hour menu, and we tried and loved the calamari (with nice greens) $5, house made ricotta (with grilled bread) for $4, and a cheese pizza (this was a normal size... More 

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Thank JJBlondie
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This place is incredible - I have been twice, once for a dinner and once for a birthday event. The food is always amazing, the service is attentive and the ambiance is wonderful. I can't recommend it highly enough.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1453 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202-1704
    (15th)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 303-534-5855

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?