Cat ladies and gentlemen, this new Italian eatery is for you.
Gattara is serving up some paw-some good eats in the Mile High City of Denver – guaranteed to make you purr!
Everything about this place says meow. Neon yellow bar stools, colorful vintage posters, and modern string lighting create a hip and trendy vibe. Its everything you could possibly want in a cat-themed eatery. Not to mention, the walls are covered in whimsical cat art. Even the pizza boxes are stamped with a kitten crawling out of a lady’s ponytail. Inside this crazy cat lover’s dream, the menu is filled with plenty of fresh and hearty Italian-style dishes.
Start off with some appetizers including charred octopus, housemade meatballs, garlic asparagus, and smoked pork cheeks. Next move your way to the Neapolitan pies, hot, delicious, and charred to purr-fection. For traditional tastes, you can’t go wrong with the “Margherita,” a classic pie made with tomato conserva, stracciatella di bufala, basil, and extra virgin olive oil. If you’re feeling more adventurous, try the “Elk Pepperoni” with tomato conserva, asiago, mozzarella, roasted red peppers, and fresh Italian herbs. The “Proscuitto Di Parma” a delicious combo of mascarpone, pecorino romano, arugula, and cured egg yolk is another good choice – the pawsibilities are endless!
Get your claws out for their exquisite drink menu featuring everything from specialty cocktails, wine, beer, scotch, and whiskey, as well as plenty of dessert martinis and whiskey-infused coffees. Finish the night off with a chocolate martini – a combo of vodka, crème de cacao, and shaved chocolate.
Gattara is also a great spot for breakfast or brunch, with a handful of tasty options on the menu. House favorites include the breakfast burrito smothered in pork green chili, spiced oatmeal with walnuts and berries, and the eggs Benedict prepared with either pork cheek or beef short ribs.
Gattara is open daily from 6:30 AM to 10:00 PM. It is located inside the Warwick Hotel at 1776 Grant Street, Suite 117 in downtown Denver. Happy hour kicks off from 4:00 PM To 7:00 PM. For more details, click here.
Oh, and in case you’re wondering – “gattara” is an Italian word for a woman that dedicates her time to taking care of stray cats.