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Gaetano's Restaurant

3760 Tejon St, Denver, CO 80211-2926
+1 303-455-9852
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“lasagna” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3760 Tejon St, Denver, CO 80211-2926
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really want to give this multi-generational, unique Italian restaurant a great review. We have returned now about 6 times during several years for what was typically excellent food and drinks in a venue with an ‘old mafia theme” despite repeatedly bad service. However, as...More

Thank DenverFrequentTrav
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Very slow to get service. Once you get service it’s great. Until you ask for your bill then takes a while but waiter was good. They are very busy. Make a reservation and try not to get there after 5:30 on a weekend since they...More

Thank Nikki L
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We live in Northern Colorado but made the trip to Denver to meet old friends that live in Western Colorado at Gaetano's Restaurant. We haven't been there for 30 yr. probably. Yes, 30 years! Maybe longer since we moved from that area 35 yr. ago....More

Thank artie67
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We had a delicious fun time at Gaetano's. Everyone was happy! An energetic atmosphere. We had chicken and veal. The pasta was fresh and we loved the sauce. We would defiantly eat there again.

Thank Carolyn1598
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Food was so good! Thanks Seated for showing me the best Italian in Denver! I'm definitely coming back!

Thank Carolina G
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Classic Italian restaurant in Denver. Great food and service. My husband had the Veal Parmesan and he said it's the best he's ever had. The lobster ravioli was delicious also.

Thank Estrella H
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

In this nostalgic classic Italian neighborhood restaurant. The food lives up to the ambience. Homemade gnocchi and pesto penne with an earth-tone Chianti will have you forgetting about the low-carb diet and singing It’s Amore. In the mad rush for the newest and greatest, do...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Every time I go, I have a great meal. Be sure to make reservations. The sausage and peppers are my favorite.

Thank antaucoin
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

They charge $15 for the “dinner” portion of spaghetti and meatballs and it comes with a modest portion of pasta one golf-ball sized meatball (I confirmed one meatball was not a mistake). I assume the $10 “lunch” portion comes with only one meatball too. So...More

Thank globetraipser
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We have gone about 5xs within the past two years and I have to say we were both royally disappointed from the beginning. The only good thing that happened was our reservations were in. We were seated in hallway to kitchen area at the end,...More

Thank Angelique F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3760 Tejon St, Denver, CO 80211-2926
    (38th and Tejon)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver>  > Highland
  • Neighbourhood: Highland
  • Phone Number: +1 303-455-9852
Housed in the historic North Denver Highlands Gaetano"s was originally opened in the 1930's by the Smaldone family. Today it is an homage to the classic cocktail era with leisurely lunches, rustic and fresh Italian food and a late night neighborhood gathering.
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