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Carmine's on Penn

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92 S Pennsylvania St, Denver, CO 80209-1916 (Bayaud)
+1 303-777-6443
17:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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135 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 waiter spent time reminding us what some of the less obviously named dishes were, along... More 

Thank luv2traveltheworld1
Denver, Colorado
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 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 portobello dish and bruschetta. I am not sure what they did to the portobello dish... More 

Thank Dave B
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 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 service and the fun atmosphere, and most especially the fabulous food.

Thank dconcierge
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 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!!

Littleton Co
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 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 family style service and portions. Everything comes in portions "For 2" or the "Whole Family".... More 

Thank LittletonCoBillb
Denver, Colorado
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 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 the misti appetizer. While we only ordered for two, we had plenty to take home... More 

Thank AskMariaTodd
Doylestown, PA
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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 did. Don't miss this Denver gem!

Thank mgblan10
Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 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
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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! Just make sure you leave some for us...

Thank Leon V
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 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 questions. Servings designed to share are fresh and full of flavor. Their home-made bread is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 15 - USD 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?