After nearly 20 years, a fantastic Colorado Italian restaurant has announced that they're closing their doors.

It's hard to run just one restaurant, let alone three [restaurant] projects, hence the closer. Had you been to this place? You may still have time.

Il Posto Denver

What Italian Restaurant is Closing in Denver?

The Denver Post reports that Il Posto, which has boasted dining there as being "an ultimate journey," is calling it quits on February 24, 2024, after 17 years. Imagine how many orders of risotto they put out in that amount of time.. it has to be tens of thousands.

Where in Denver Was It Located?

They were in the RiNo District, northeast of Coors Field, on Larimer Street.

Il Posto Denver

What Does 'RiNo District' Mean, Anyway?

It refers to the River North Arts District; it's a trendy area with art galleries, food halls, hotels, fine dining, wine/craft beers and shopping, that first opened in 2005.

Il Posto moved into the district in 2017.

You can see where the lease would be higher in RiNo for Il Posto, and then the pandemic; it had to be hard to keep things rolling, like a well-seasoned meatball.

Il Posto Was One of Three Operations

According to the Denver Post, the owner/operator of Il Posto also opened two more restaurants within the Denver Central Market food hall, very near Il Posto: A seafood counter and a Neapolitan pizza place.

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Being that Il Posto was on a great corner in RiNo, it will be exciting to see who comes in next to begin their own "ultimate journey."

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