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Solera Restaurant & Bar

#363 of 2,381 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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5410 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80220-1410 (Grape)
+1 303-388-8429
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Denver, Colorado
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88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for first time recently. Very nice atmosphere and great food. Tapas plus a good selection of entrees. Will definitely be going back. Can be noisy if the tables are full, but does not have the "back ground" music blaring. Service was excellent.

Thank T Y
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to climb into one of their Casks (Solera) after 5 minutes. What a PITY the noise levels are beyond tolerable. Why? Cause the food is really really good! As is the service and ambiance. Sadly, when we left we were all hoarse from screaming at one other. We were four people, who hadn't seen each other in a... More 

Thank Bethparks
Denver, Colorado
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

a wonderful restaurant with an inviting outdoor seating area . in an off the beaten path location on colfax avenue, which makes it a great find, but also means parking is reasonable. the tapas and main courses live up to the whole atmosphere of the restaurant.

Thank jimbob101
Virginia, USA
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156 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We have our last dinner here on every visit to Denver (once or twice a year), and it never disappoints. The food is always well prepared, but there is a nice variety from small plates to full dinner options. I almost always have the paella, but this visit had the octopus and the calamari, both wonderful. (And huge portions). Prices... More 

Thank Pat T
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Easily the noisiest restaurant I have ever been to. Extremely difficult to engage in conversation, even for a small table for four. Made the entire evening disagreeable. If you must go, don't plan on engaging in conversation with table mates. And bring ear plugs.

Thank Brotakon
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We went here while visiting Denver. It was close to our hotel and they had a Wednesday Wine special so we figured why not? Although we had to sit in the bar to get this wine flight soecial, it was cozy, but never got to loud. The service by Kristin and the Bartender (Dean?) was amazing, fast, efficient, and friendly.... More 

Thank MaryaliciaV
Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My two first choices of well-known popular whiskeys were not available. The server offered something I'd never heard of, and not on the drink menu but she said it was very special; I tried it, but it was terrible. For this Spanish restaurant their signature dish - paella - was drowning in 3+ inches of sauce - yuck. No owner... More 

Thank Neil G
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Eaten dinner a few times...seems like kitchen is trying too hard...food somewhat complicated...ingredients are quality..but trendy... Much prefer simplicity and excellent combining of bar food...amazing mac and cheese....first went with a vegetarian and we ate such good food...brussels sprouts needed an extra minute or two but flavor unsurpassed...the wine selections were great.. Ended up spending more but got exactly what... More 

Thank studebap
Richmond, Virginia
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71 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Dined late at night and stayed past closing. Food was all fresh and there was plenty to share for each Tapas portion. Service was good and we did not feel rushed when we were staying later.

Thank Richmond-VA-Barb
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

What a great find. Everything from the cocktails to the food were creative and delicious. The service was friendly and efficient. We had a wonderful evening sitting outside in the garden. We felt like guests at a friend's home. Highly recommend.

Thank BordeauxPeanut

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Spanish, American
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5410 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80220-1410
  • Public Transportation: 15 and 15L stops at Glencoe
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-388-8429

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?