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2598 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80210
Gennaro's +

Sarah McGill


  • $$
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible, Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
Gennaro’s is a restaurant, sure: The Italian spot on South Broadway has been slinging red-sauced pasta and pizza for more than sixty years. But it truly shines as a superlative neighborhood bar. Like feng shui or a Radiohead song, everything is in its right place. The crimson stools dot the checkered floors as inebriated locals take in cover bands, half-heartedly participate in trivia night or adjourn to the back patio for a smoke. There are windows that face Broadway, but you hardly notice them: All the action at Gennaro’s is happening inside.

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