Olivea - Closed

719 E. 17th Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Critics' Pick
Olivea +

Cassandra Kotnik


  • Sun 10am-9pm, Mon-Fri 5pm-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm
  • $$$
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted
Chef John Broening scores again with another beautiful little neighborhood place in another neighborhood badly in need of just his kind of cuisine. Here it's Spanish/Italian/Mediterranean food with a little bit of French thrown in for good measure -- a restaurant that does small plates with huge flavors and big plates with a restraint and artistry that typifies Broening's command and balance in the kitchen. The room is small, so reservations aren't a bad idea, but everything about Olivea, from the menu to the service to the bar, is excellent, and a welcome addition to the 17th Avenue neighborhood.

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