1431 larimer st. denver colorado


Semifinalist Oustanding Chef 2016

Winner of The James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef Southwest 2013


cuisine | featuring a menu inspired by Mediterranean ingredients and influenced by local and seasonal products.

ambiance | hand-blown glass fixtures, copper-topped bar, exhibition kitchen, simple decor that allows the food to shine.

location | between 14th & 15th streets in Historic Larimer Square - perennially one of Denver's top 5 tourist attractions. Just blocks from the Denver Performing Arts Complex and Pepsi Center

seating | main dining room and bar area seat 150 - patio seats up to 16

hours |
dinner - 7 nights a week
lunch - wednesday through friday
brunch - saturday and sunday

parking | valet parking available in Larimer Square


dinner is served sunday through thursday
5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

friday & saturday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

view our dinner menu


lunch is served wednesday through friday
11:30 am to 2:30 pm

view our lunch menu


brunch is served saturday and sunday

10:00 am to 2:30 pm

view our brunch menu


dessert is served whenever we are open

view our dessert menu


happy hour at Rioja: sips and snacks every weekday.

view our happy hour menu


Although OpenTable might not show an available table at your preferred time, we suggest you call the restaurant at 303.820.2282 to take advantage of possible chef counter seating or last minute cancellations.

Parties of five or more should call us directly for reservations. 303.820.2282

contact us/directions

For general information (no reservations!): info@riojadenver.com

or call 303.820.2282


from all downtown hotels | get on the free 16th Street Mall Shuttle, get off at Larimer, walk one block to Rioja

from the south suburbs | 1-25 north to Auraria Pkwy. Auraria Pkwy. turns into Market St. Take Market to 17th St. Turn right to Larimer, turning right again. Rioja's two blocks down on the right.

from the north suburbs | I-25 south to the 20th St. exit. 20th St. to Larimer. Right on Larimer, Rioja's five blocks down on the right.

from Cherry Creek or Washington Park | Speer Blvd. north to Lawrence. Turn right on Lawrence to 15th Street. Turn left to Larimer. Turn left on Larimer, Rioja is on your right.



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