Dining

Dining Reviews

By
January 1996

1. Napa Cafe
By Thom Wise

2033 E. Colfax Ave., 303-377-6869
Atmosphere .................... 7
A cozy club feel without any secrets.
Food .................... 8.5
Well executed, but limited choices.
Booze .................... 8
Wine list is great fun, but you'll pay for it.
Healthy Choices .................... 5
Special requests aside, the choices are few.
Service .................... 9
Nearly faultless.
People Watching .................... 6
Small room is good op for eavesdropping.
Bathrooms .................... 7
Fun colors and spotless.
Overall .................... 7
Not wicked or wild, just good dining.

 

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