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Rialto Cafe

#50 of 2,434 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
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934 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-2902 (Between Champa & Curtis)
+1 303-893-2233
17:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my son and his fiancé for brunch. This is a cute little place in a great location on 16th Street. I ordered biscuits and gravy and it was great. The portion size was perfect. They also have a fruit and pastry bar that is complimentary with an entree purchase. We had the bottomless mimosas and there is a... More 

Thank TW719
Washington, DC
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A great Sunday brunch! The eggs Benedict is fantastic and the all-you-can-eat fruit and pastry bar is a nice touch.

Thank DCAnonymous
Portland, Oregon
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had two meals at Rialto Cafe during my visit to Denver. One day I had lunch alone, and another day I had dinner with a party of four other people. Both meals were excellent. I can recommend both the "chicken pot pie" (in quotes because of the way it is made), and the filet mignon. The brownie sundae is... More 

Thank ImeldaTheHon
Manhattan Beach, CA
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318 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on the 16th Street Mall, just four blocks from the Colorado Convention Center and walking distance from the Denver main attractions, is the Rialto Cafe, located in the historic Cry Goods Building. The establishment has a variety of rooms that can accommodate groups as small as 25 and up to 350 and of course individual diners. All three of... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and i were walking down 16th Street in the light snow and thought we would stop in and give The Rialto a try! It was a nice place where the staff were very cordial and our waitress was very helpful! The bottomless mimosa was an interesting and welcome item, and the pastry bar was good. The chicken pot... More 

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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful brunch here, bottomless mimosas were a great deal, always kept full and thoroughly enjoyed the steak and eggs. Would recommend for brunch!

Thank Chris H
Westminster, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Not impressed. Party of four. Calamari was chewing and we didn't eat it all. My chicken piccata was bland. Two people in our party ordered the bison meatloaf. Neither like it. Thought is was mushy. Others have given this place decent reviews so it must of just been an off night for them. Our $120 tab felt overkill for such... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I ate Steak Frites with chimichurri and red wine reduction. Everything was cooked very well - I actually loved that the waiter asked "would you like your steak rare or medium rare" - as if there was any other way to cook a steak! Service was great, and the cornbread was perfect!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had dinner here. Was a last minute decision so just picked one off the street. Nice atmosphere for dinner. Great if your looking for a more formal place for dinner. The staff were very courteous and professional. The food was more higher end type food. Wine and beer selection was above average. Would return.

Thank limits660
Halifax, Canada
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

In Denver recently for a conference. Our group had arranged to meet here for drinks prior to another event. Loved the feel of the place. We only had drinks, but they have a great cocktail menu. Everyone in our group enjoyed their drinks. It's a place I'd be happy to try for lunch or dinner if ever back in Denver.

Thank SMcK27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 24
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 10:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 934 16th St, Denver, CO 80202-2902
    (Between Champa & Curtis)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-893-2233
Food With Spirit. Situated in the heart of downtown Denver on the popular 16th Street Mall, Rialto Cafe is a stylish, upbeat restaurant and bar featuring expertly prepared American foods. Using only the freshest of ingredients for his dishes, Executive Chef Michael Dodge prepares a wide variety of foods ranging from Grilled Pork Chops, lightly smoked with a spiced cider jus, to Pan Roasted Salmon with a ginger cherry chutney. Offering simpler dishes such as the Rialto Burger or the popular Warm Roasted Chicken Salad, Rialto Cafe can please any palate and accommodate any price range. Rialto is within walking distance of the Denver Center of Performing Arts, Denver Pavilions, Convention Center, Comedy Works, and the Light Rail. Voted "Best In Denver" in several categories, Rialto Cafe offers the ultimate Denver dining experience. Rialto also offers discounted parking for night and weekends. Call for details.

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