Gaetano's Restaurant

3760 Tejon St.
Denver, CO 80211
303-455-9852
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  • Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • $$
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible, Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available, Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Online Reservations Available
Most of the red-sauce joints that once proliferated in northwest Denver have dried up, but Gaetano’s just celebrated its seventieth birthday. Of course, it’s gone through some changes over the decades; founded by the Smaldone mob family, who installed bullet-proof glass in the front door and ran illegal poker games in the basement, Gaetano’s was purchased by the Wynkoop family of restaurants in 2005, which in turn sold it to longtime employee Ron Robinson in 2013. Today he runs a true neighborhood joint, one flavored by the traditions of the past but still very much ready to go another seventy years as a Denver landmark. A meal here is an offer you can’t refuse.

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