Mediterranean, New American, Spanish
$ $ $
1431 Larimer St (15th St.)
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 820-2282
5:00pm - 10:00pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:00am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:00am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm



  • Voted Best Free Bread in Westword's Best of Denver 2011!
  • The artichoke tortelloni is indescribably good. Get a half order as a starter if you want something else as your entree.
  • Awesome cocktails and delicious artichoke tortellini!
  • Chef Jasinski has transformed Larimer Sq. w/ her restaurants, & it all started with Rioja. This Mediterranean gem is a Denver staple, & Jasinski is constantly keeping her menu fresh. [Eater 38 Member]
  • Probably the best handmade mozzarella I've ever had. Order if you love yourself some fantastic pesto sauce and sundried tomatoes
  • Winner of Westword's Best of Denver 2010 - Best Expense-Account Dinner!
  • Great restaurant in the heart of Larimer Square and always leaves you satisfied
  • Try the fresh bacon, artichoke tortellini, beignets and raspberry will not be disappointed! Make a reservation and request outside seating for the amazing ambiance of larimer square.
  • Two words: fresh bacon. That's all you need to know.
  • Best food intown....great desserts as well!
  • Elegant restaurant with a revolving seasonal menu! A must for a romantic dinner! Get the smores for dessert!
  • Winner of Best Free Bread 2011. See more of the best at
  • Sunday brunch was fantastic. Everything terrific.
  • Drink: $3 house wines; $2 domestic beersMon-Fri 3pm-6pm
  • Try the pepper margarita. Anything on the menu was awesome.
  • Bacon/Pork Belly, Raclette, amazing artichoke tortelloni, Colorado wagyu short rib, peanut butter semifreddo dessert. Great service too
  • Rioja opened in late 2004 to unprecedented fanfare -- fawned over by the press, loved up on the foodie message boards, packed from the start almost every night of the week.
  • Woah, the artichoke tortelloni is unbelievable. Ask for more bread to soak it all up!
  • This place is beyond exceptional. My taste buds are having an orgasm. Get a cuke rocks cocktail if you are into gin&tonic.
  • Fresh Bacon! You have to try it!

Nearby places

1422 Larimer St. (btw 14th & 15th)
950 13th St (Denver Performing Arts Complex)
1430 Larimer St