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Foodie Files: Angelo's Taverna

Foodie Files: Angelo's Taverna

I'll call this an "oldie but goodie" food review because I've visited Angelo's Taverna once before and loved it so much, I needed to revisit.

Branded as Denver's original pizza and oyster bar, Angelo's Taverna on E. 6th Ave. is a gorgeous Italian restaurant located in a bustling part of town. The restaurant is quite large, including a bar area; however, both times I've been, it is SUPER crowded. Please expect a wait, but it's worth it.

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I squeezed at the end of the bar to get settled. It was within happy hour time which meant super duper affordable drinks and oysters. Game on!

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I order one of their house Chardonnay's and the Fancy Italian Salad. Loaded with garbanzo beans, salami, provolone, olives, pepperoncini, and red wine vinegar dressingthis salad packs on a ton of flavors and textures. Also, it was super filling! I will likely order this every time.

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Now for the oysters! Freshly shucked right at the bar.

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I ordered a half dozen3 original charbroiled and 3 of the Buffalo-style daily special. Perfection! The regular charbroiled taste just like the ones I've had in New Orleans and the Buffalo-style provided the spice of some hot wings. The oysters were plump, juicy, and fresh.

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Another wonderful trip to Angelo's. Their happy hour has to be one of the best deals in Denver and their charbroiled oysters are to die for. It's a must-see restaurant for a night with friends/family or a date night. Can't wait to try some of their pasta dishes!

*Disclosure: This was not a sponsored post. All opinions are purely my own.*

Have you tried Angelo's? What are your favorite oysters? What about your favorite pasta dish? Leave your thoughts in the comments below!

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