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Prima Ristorante - CLOSED

1106 14th St, Denver, CO 80202-2201
+1 303-228-0770
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
22 Jun 2014
“Very attentive service”
19 May 2014
“Bad Experience”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1106 14th St, Denver, CO 80202-2201
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

This location has great pizza, only to be outdone by the service that we received, definately would return.

Thank Don P
Reviewed 19 May 2014

On January 22nd, 2014 I made reservations. One at Kevin Taylor fine dining restaurant and the other at Prima their more casual restaurant, both located in Teatro Hotel in Denver, Colorado where we were staying. The reservations were for April 26th & 27th respectively. About...More

2  Thank Ken B
Reviewed 1 May 2014

When a restaurant is closing, never visit it again. This place closed effective 1 May. However, it had really been closed for the last 2 months with poor service (the good waitstaff left months ago), lousy wine & bar options, and a menu with many...More

Thank VV_AV8R
Reviewed 12 February 2014

A++ service. From the moment you walk in your eyes are stimulated with the beauty and elegance of this stunning restaurant. yes it is inside the hotel, but all the better. watching the snowflakes fall on the faces of the fit people of Denver. This...More

Thank mar792
Kevin T, Owner at Prima Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2014

Dear Mar792, Many thanks for sharing details from your dining experience at Prima Ristorante. We are so pleased you enjoyed the romantic ambiance. We hope you’ll be our guest again soon. Kevin & Denise Taylor Owners

Reviewed 10 February 2014

Prima Ristorante is great because of its food and location next to the Denver Theater Center. The salads, soups and pastas are always wonderful. Gnocchi is a favorite and Prima's is to die for. Our service was wonderful and the setting is also very nice...More

Thank FRCC
Kevin T, Owner at Prima Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2014

Dear FRCC, Thank you for writing such a lovely review of Prima Ristorante. We are pleased you found our service and setting to be so agreeable, and that you thoroughly enjoyed our Gnocchi. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kevin & Denise Taylor...More

Reviewed 3 February 2014

We cannot remember ever having a dinner as bad as we received at Prima Ristorante in the very fine Hotel Teatro. This is the very same building that houses Restaurant Kevin Taylor, one of Denver's very best fine dinning establishments. Prima Ristorante is mainly a...More

Thank Solidfellow
Kevin T, Owner at Prima Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2014

Dear Solidfellow, We appreciate you taking the time to provide feedback of your recent Prima Ristorante experience. We apologize for the un-favorable service and dishes you received while dining with us, and hope you were able to speak with a manager about your concerns. We...More

Reviewed 3 February 2014

We visited Prima Restaurant at the Teatro Hotel in Denver with the expectation of having a nice meal before the symphony performance. What a disappointment! First, the "restaurant" needs to decide whether it wants to be a real restaurant or a bar with food to...More

Thank 402Traveler
Kevin T, Owner at Prima Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2014

Dear 402Travelers, Thank you sharing your recent dining experience at Prima Ristorante. We would like to apologize for the challenges you faced while visiting our restaurant, particularly your seating location near the door and the less than satisfactory meal. We do hope you brought these...More

Reviewed 31 January 2014

Went here with my daughter and son while attending a trade show at the nearby convention center. I wanted to go elsewhere because of some negative TA reviews but my son insisted because of a meal he had last year at Prima. I am glad...More

Thank Harry487
Kevin T, Owner at Prima Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2014

Dear Harry487, Thank you for dining at Prima Ristorante while visiting the Denver-area. We are so pleased you and your children enjoyed your meal selections and our wine list. We hope you’ll return and dine with us during your next visit to Denver Kevin &...More

Reviewed 1 January 2014

We chose this restaurant because it was across from the Performing Arts Center. Because it was one of the Kevin Taylor group, our expeditions were high but we were very disappointed. The restaurant is upstairs and only has about 12 tables. Waitresses run the food...More

Thank TB1000
Reviewed 17 November 2013

My wife and I visited Prima Ristorante at the Hotel Teatro in Denver prior to taking in a show at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The location is excellent, the interior attractive, if spartan, and (we were dining upstairs on a mezzanine-style level...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$21 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1106 14th St, Denver, CO 80202-2201
    (14th & Arapahoe St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 303-228-0770
This casual yet sophisticated bistro in the style of an Italian cafe features vast, graceful windows, airy eighteen-foot ceilings, and elegant banquettes surrounding an ornate cherry-wood bar. The surroundings accentuate Chef Kevin Taylor's Italian bistro cuisine. Favorites include the following: Seared Scallops with Lobster Risotto, Grilled Colorado Lamb Chops with Gorgonzola Polenta, and Rare Ahi Tuna with Artichoke Frito.
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