Although we 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.


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.

contact us

please DO NOT use any of these email addresses for reservations!
to make a reservation, CLICK HERE 

For general information:
or call 303.820.2282

General Manager/Owner:
Beth Gruitch

Executive Chef/Owner:
Jennifer Jasinski

Executive Chef
Kylil Henson

General Manager
John Richards


Media Contact:
John Imbergamo
The Imbergamo Group
cell: 303.475.7850

semi-private events

please inquire about our semi-private event space for up to 34 or the availability for the entire restaurant or call 720.608.8559

Rioja is part of Crafted Concepts restaurant group along with Bistro Vendome, Stoic & Genuine and Ultreia and we welcome your private dining event at all of those locations. Please let us know if you have a specific location in mind when submitting an information request or calling our events team.

If you’re interested in the Rioja team catering your next event at your home or office, click here for more information.