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Zio Romolo's Alley Bar

2400 W. 32nd Ave.
Denver, CO 80211
Zio Romolo's Alley Bar +

Eric Gruneisen


  • Mon-Thu 4pm-12am, Fri 4pm-2am, Sat 10am-2am, Sun 10am-12am
  • Takeout
Zio Romolo's Alley Bar isn't just a cutesy name; the establishment was once a working alleyway (the exposed brick walls might have tipped you off ). Adjacent to Pasquini's, it's a beautifully decorated neighborhood spot, decked out in art deco style, with antiques from the 1930s and '40s -- including a cash register and matchbook dispenser -- setting the scene. Don't mistake Zio Romolo's for a throwback, though; the bar's sound system is superb -- something to keep in mind if you're planning a quiet evening of drinks and conversation with a friend, as you might not be able to hear them over the music. But if you're looking for stiff drinks, friendly and attentive staff, pizza (served up hot from next door) and a rockin' night out on the town, Zio's is a great choice.

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