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Proto's Pizza

#399 of 2,489 Restaurants in Denver
€€ - €€€Pizza, Italian
2401 15th St, Ste 190, Denver, CO 80202-6105
+1 720-855-9400
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (7 reviews)
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Pizza, Italian
€€ - €€€
2401 15th St, Ste 190, Denver, CO 80202-6105
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Proto's Pizza was amazing! We ordered the Traffic Jam pizza and all of the ingredients tasted super fresh and flavorful (this may be the first time in my life I have eaten everything that was on a pizza without pulling off some of the toppings)....More

Thank Randall R
Pam P, Owner at Proto's Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thanks for being a fan Randall! It's great everyone in the group found the Traffic Jam to be a big hit. Don't usually receive shout outs for the crouton, so that was really sweet hear. See you soon. All the best, Pam Proto, Owner

Reviewed 26 July 2017

My family had a hankering for Italian, when we saw Proto's and decided to give it a go. Location was 2401 15th St. in Denver. My daughter ordered the Tuscan salad, which she said was excellent. We ordered 3 pizzas, when they arrived the thin...More

Thank robertvahle
Pam P, Owner at Proto's Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

We're glad you and your family had a great meal with us! Thanks for giving our pizzas a try. My team will always do it's best to be friendly and helpful, but I do appreciate your feedback about being more conversational -- this is something...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017

We love this place!. Almost always, impossibly crowded, it reminds us of a little restaurant in Rome. The pizza is awesome!

Thank Janet F
Pam P, Owner at Proto's Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thank you for your kindness and support, Janet! It's such a great compliment to hear we remind you of a true Roman pizzeria. Can't wait to have you back for another meal soon! All the best, Pam Proto, Owner

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped for dinner. The Proto pizza included very tasty Italian sausage and the very thin crust was as good as it gets. The large salad was huge, more than two persons can eat and was OK. There was a nice selection...More

Thank Bill C
Pam P, Owner at Proto's Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

I'm so glad you and your wife enjoyed your meal with us, Bill! From the Italian sausage pizza to the Chocolate Tartuffo, it looks like you guys made excellent choices all across the board. Thank you so much for coming by -- hope to have...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

In a place of pizza there must be other options and the salads where a plate of lettuce without anything or even love. And for $10 its not fair. Terrible, bad ... and pizzas where just okMore

Thank Carolina J
Pam P, Owner at Proto's Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

I'm sorry you felt our food wasn't worth what you paid, Carolina. We have quite a variety of salads that come with heaps of fresh ingredients and dressings -- it's a shame the one you got didn't suit your taste. We feel our prices reflect...More

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Consistently awesome food and service! The appetizer panini is a yummy start to any meal! I love the hula pizza!!

Thank ColoradoLima1
Reviewed 11 December 2016

It's been four or five years since I spent Friday night at Protos having their white clam pizza so when I arrived on a Sunday evening expecting to order something different I was pleasantly surprised to hear that not only was it still on the...More

Thank erparf
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Okay pizza, but AWFUL service. My waitress asked me what I wanted to drink as I sat down. Then she dumped half of my Pellegrino (it was on ice that I didn't ask for). I won't be coming back, and I don't recommend to anyone....More

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Ordered some pizzas to go and walked over to pick them up. The place was pretty big, and the bar area was a great place to wait while my order finished. Beer selection was outstanding, though I am starting to think that goes without saying...More

Thank rgrady3
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Located in LoHi, a great area with little shops and restaurants at the edge of Downtown Denver. We tried this place when we first moved to the area and came back several times since then. With an open kitchen, the pizzas are delicious! Super thin...More

Thank NikitaWorld07
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 15th St, Ste 190, Denver, CO 80202-6105
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Highland
  • Neighbourhood: Highland
  • Phone Number: +1 720-855-9400
Pam Proto moved to Colorado in 1990 and immediately loved the Centennial State. Pam found her new home was everything she hoped for... except for one thing. She missed the pizza she had grown up with in New England -- the kind with thin, charred crust, bubbly cheese, and plenty of good memories. So she decided to bring that pizza to her new hometown. Today, Proto's is a Colorado-wide favorite. Guests will feel right at home when they're treated to a warm welcome from our staff (who are really more like family). After you've ordered, peek into our open kitchen and watch your pizza bake in our authentic Italian ovens. But hurry! In two minutes it'll be out and on its way to your table. Sit back with a glass of wine and enjoy your Proto's pie -- we promise you'll be delighted with every bite.
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