Dining

Dining Reviews

By
February 1998

1. Santino's
By Greg Moody
1939 Blake St., 303-298-1939
Food .................... A+
Big, bold, and tasty.
Atmosphere .................... A-
It could use more rounded edges.
Music .................... A+
'50s Italian pop. Real Italian, not that Dean Martin Stuff.
Kid Friendly .................... A-
They'll love the food, but it's not really designed for kids.
Wine List .................... A
And I'll take that and that...and that... and a cab too, please.
Lunch .................... B+
Greatly reduced menu. Service .................... A-
Very good, but I gotta admit they recognized teh mustache.
Overall .................... A
I didn't include lunch - this is really a dinner restaurant.

2. Iris Cafe
By Greg Moody
5641 S. Nevada St., Littleton, 303-798-5238
Food .................... A
Simple and wonderful.
Atmosphere .................... A
Simple and wonderful.
Kid Friendly .................... A
Happy to have them there.
Service .................... A-
Sometimes overwhelmed, but pleasant.
Toast .................... A
Excellent. You've gotta try it.
Overall .................... A
I wanna be buried there.