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.


passion, creativity and attention to detail are the engines that drive any restaurant. Executive Chef/Owner Jennifer Jasinski and General Manager/Owner Beth Gruitch lead the team at Rioja. Read more about them below:

Beth Gruitch

When people say the restaurant business is in your blood, Beth Gruitch is a believer. Her great grandparents, three generations before her, must have passed down the gene.

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Tim Kuklinski

Denver is lucky to be the last stop for Tim Kuklinski. A peripatetic childhood took him back and forth across the country.

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