Rialto Cafe's Patio with Outdoor Dining on Denver's 16th Street Mall

Downtown Denver's most iconic restaurant featuring Denver's best happy hour

As part of the historic landscape Denver's 16th Street Mall for nearly two decades, Rialto Cafe is a downtown Denver icon best known for its inviting atmosphere, American Fare and commitment to service, reflecting Denver’s Mile High hospitality. Centrally located, Rialto Cafe is just four blocks from the Colorado Convention Center, and within walking distance to  main attractions like the  Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) and Denver Pavilions. Stylishly set with the historic Joslin Dry Goods Building and adjacent to the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Denver, Rialto Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch - the ideal spot for dinner before or after the theatre, meeting up for a cocktail or two, a hearty power breakfast or quick lunch with colleagues.

Looking to host your next event? Rialto Café  has event space available for 10 to 250 guests. Click Here for Group Dining. 

We have Gift Cards

Gift Cards make the perfect gift! From an office "Thank You" to a graduation "Congrats," Rialto Cafe gift cards come in a variety of denominations and can be picked up in store or we can deliver to a recipient. Please allow 48 hours for standard USPS mail service.





(303) 893-2233


934 16th Street | Denver  80202


Happy Hour Daily 3 – 6pm
Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:30 – 11am
Brunch Sat & Sun 8am – 2:30pm
Lunch Mon–Fri 11am – 3pm
Dinner / Room Service
Mon–Thurs 5 – 10pm
Friday & Saturday 5 – 11pm
Sunday 4 – 10pm


Daily from 3-6pm with 50% off all appetizers!

Rialto Cafe's Mezzanine for Group Dining

Rialto Cafe has Meeting and Special Event space available for 10 to 100 people and cocktail parties up to 200. Located inside Rialto Cafe, the mezzanine is a vibrant space ideal for semi-private dinners or social events, while the other special event rooms are customizable for corporate and larger social gatherings. These are located in the Courtyard by Marriott, directly adjacent to the restaurant.

Fixed menus and packages available, and we are conveniently located only a few blocks from the Colorado Convention Center, Denver Center for Performing Arts, Pavilions, Pepsi Center and other Denver attractions!

Contact: Wendy Klein Director of Sales and Catering
303-260-4732 • 303-260-4736 (fax)
We will make your next special event a success!

Rialto Cafe reservations

For Reservations, call
(303) 893-2233 or book online with Opentable:

Make a Reservation

Powered By OpenTable


There are parking meters all around us or you can utilize our discounted parking at Independence Plaza, located diagonally across from Rialto Cafe between the 16th & 17th street on Curtis Street (1050 17th Street). Upon entering, you will pull a ticket as normal.  You can take elevator 12 to the street level to and find Rialto Cafe.
Please purchase a discounted parking pass while at Rialto Café. You will need both your ticket and pass to exit the structure.
Passes are valid for Monday to Friday when you enter after 4:30pm and all day Saturday and Sunday. Not valid for overnight parking.


Your feedback is important to us.
Please click on the button below to let
us know how we're doing!


For large parties, please call us for reservations or for a special event, you
can fill out a Request for Proposal and our
sales team will get back to you shortly. 

For general inquiries: 303.893.2233

or email us: info@rialtocafe.com


Happy Hour Daily 3 – 6pm

Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:30 – 11am

Brunch Sat & Sun 8am – 2:30pm

Lunch Mon–Fri 11am – 3pm

Dinner / Room Service
Mon–Thurs 5 – 10pm
Friday & Saturday 5 – 11pm
Sunday 4 – 10pm


934 16th Street | Denver 80202