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Carmine's on Penn

) #316 of 2,500 Restaurants in Denver €€ - €€€ Italian
92 S Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80209-1916
+1 303-777-6443
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pear salad” (6 reviews)
“pasta” (18 reviews)
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17:00 - 21:00All hours
€€ - €€€
92 S Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80209-1916
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

There is just something extra comforting to this restaurant. I believe it is the combination of the location, in a neighborhood (so unusual for this part of the world) and the delicious dishes served family style (a.k.a huge portions). Service was fantastic - our main...More

Thank luv2traveltheworld1
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to Carmine's on Penn many times. The food is generally good to very good. The service is generally average to above average. Sadly, last evenings visit for dinner was horrible. The food was poor and the service terrible. We started with appetizers, the...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Yummmm! Or as they say in Italy "delizioso" authentic Italian food! I had the Veal Parmigiana and my husband had the Bolognese with a huge meatball. We had enough food for the next 2 days!!! We both highly recommend Carmine's because of the MOST EXCELLENT...More

Thank dconcierge
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Meals are family style. If you order a meat entree you may want to order a pasta entree as well. The chicken parmigiana was amazing!!

Reviewed 6 March 2017

8 of us, 4 couples, went there for dinner for Denver's Restaurant week last weekend. It was superb! The food, service and atmosphere were great!! We all loved everything about it. I highly recommend it. The important thing to plan on for Carmine's is the...More

Thank LittletonCoBillb
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Even if you aren't a big fan of family style service and menu options don't miss this one. All entrees, salads, appetizers, and deserts are for 2 or family style for the table. We had the Montana chicken for our main, served over ziti and...More

Thank AskMariaTodd
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

First review after many visits. The results are always the same...Delicious food, friendly informative wait staff. They always know just how much to order and help guide you to the appropriate choices. I regularly bring friends and family here and have always been happy I...More

Thank mgblan10
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great place for Italian food. We got 2 family size dishes for the three of us. Vodka sauce tremendous.

Thank CharltonDon
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Been coming here and bringing my family and friends for at least 20+ years! So many special, memorable evenings spent here... The food is delicious, portions are very generous, the staff is knowledgeable and so very friendly! Gotta try their Shrimp Parmagiana, it's the BEST!...More

Thank Leon V
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Wanted to get away from downtown Denver and took a local's suggestion. A quick Uber ride and we landed at Carmine's. Don't bother with a menu- tell your server what you like and you'll get great suggestions. I'm a vegetarian so always ask lots of...More

Thank CURoadWarrior
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 S Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80209-1916
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-777-6443
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Carmine's was opened in 1994. Shannon purchased Carmine's in August of 2005 and was joined by operating partner Brad in 2006. Together, they have given Carmine's a facelift featuring artwork by local artist Kerry Kice who adorned our old building's interior with murals and artistic paint touches. We have both been fans of Carmine's since the beginning so our changes are modest as we seek to keep the real flavor that has been so popular. Thank you for your support today and through our history.
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