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Anthony's Pizza & Pasta

1550 California St.
Denver, CO 80202
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Anthony's Pizza & Pasta

Summer Powell


  • $, $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Order Online, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • No alcohol
  • Metered
  • Not accepted
Anthony's is a homegrown pizza empire, and it got its start in this space on California Street that was previously home to another New York-style slice purveyor. Perhaps for that reason, it has more of a vintage feel than most of the other locations that have come since. Inside the small storefront, you might actually feel like you're in the Big Apple, ordering at Ray's. And that's just what Anthony's intended. The chain has pretty much trademarked "New York-style" pizza in Colorado, pumping out big slices and pies covered with fire-engine-red sauce and gooey cheese. (It also pumps out advertisements and billboards galore condemning the major delivery chains.) But Anthony's serves up more than just slices: It also offers heroes, pasta and salads -- and many locations (though not this one) will let you have a beer or a glass of wine with your meal. You certainly can't do that at Domino's.

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  • Anthony's Pizza & Pasta Celebrates Thirty Years With Deals and Make-A-Wish Fundraiser
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 2:23 p.m. by Mark Antonation

    Anthony's Pizza & Pasta has been dishing out New York-style pizzas, pastas and sandwiches since 1984. Started by Henry Mann a tiny space on California Street downtown, the concept grew to a mini-empire along the Front Range. To cele...

  • Anthony's Pizza & Pasta
    Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 3 a.m. by Jason Sheehan

    Anthony's Pizza and Pasta (or, as it's known around my house, "Ant-anees") has long been my reliable Denver standby for New York-style pizza in a hurry. Do the locations do slices? Yes. Do they offer the triumvirate of New York styl...

  • The Bite
    Thursday, November 29, 2001 at 3 a.m. by Kyle Wagner

    My standard for Denver's definitive slice has always been Anthony's, truly the closest you'll come to East Coast pizza in this Western town. The $1.75 slice always has a delectable slick of cheese on top, it's the perfect size for f...


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