Welcome to Colorado! Whether you are a native or just visiting, one of the best parts of exploring this beautiful state is the opportunity to sample its delicious cuisine.
One of our favorite desserts in Colorado is tiramisu, an Italian-inspired treat that combines espresso-soaked ladyfingers with creamy mascarpone cheese and a dusting of cocoa powder.
If you’re looking for the best places to find tiramisu in Colorado, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve searched high and low throughout the state to bring you a list of some of our favorite spots where you can indulge in this decadent treat.
From cozy cafes and family run restaurants to upscale bistros and bakeries, we’ve got something for everyone. So grab your friends and get ready for some serious dessert indulgence!
1. Boonzaaijer’s Dutch Bakery
Oozing with quality and deliciousness, Boonzaaijer’s Dutch Bakery is a must-visit destination for all dessert lovers. With unbeatable ingredients, the desserts taste flavorful and not too sweet.
The selection of items is amazing, with everything from cookies to petit fours to special occasion cakes. The presentation of the food is also top notch, beautifully made and put on display. Gluten-free options are available as well.
The service at Boonzaaijer’s Dutch Bakery is great and faster than expected. Staff are friendly and accommodating to dietary restrictions if requested.
Prices are reasonable for the quality of treats available, making it worth going out of your way for a visit every once in a while.
The atmosphere inside the bakery is cozy and inviting; there are 6/8 tables where customers can sit with their coffee or bite to eat in comfort.
The interior decor is cute and pleasant to look at while enjoying your treats or sandwiches accompanied by an expresso or cappuccino.
Boonzaaijer’s Dutch Bakery deserves its 5-star rating – it's worth visiting for its great selection of desserts, drinks, sandwiches and grocery items!
2. Edelweiss Restaurant
Walking into Edelweiss Restaurant, you’ll be greeted with a rustic Bavarian beer garden setting. The interior decor is woodsy and inviting, making it the perfect place for a cozy night out.
The menu is varied and includes classic dishes like schnitzel, as well as unique items such as escargot. Prices range from $25-$35 for dinner plates, which may seem pricy but are worth it due to their generous portions.
The service at Edelweiss Restaurant is top-notch and the waiters are knowledgeable about the dishes they serve. All of the food is made from scratch in their kitchen daily, so you can expect consistently high quality.
The portions are generous and taste delicious – we tried a variety of dishes including a shared appetizer plate and dessert. The beer selection consists of quality imports that pair perfectly with your meal, plus they also have wine available too!
Overall, Edelweiss Restaurant offers an authentic experience that’s great for dates or corporate outings alike. Not only does their food taste great but their ambience is wonderful too – folk music plays in the background while you enjoy your meal surrounded by woodsy decor reminiscent of a lodge.
Plus, the price for 4 meals plus drinks was surprisingly low at under $200 – making this restaurant practically free to eat at!
3. Grammy’s Italian Goodies
Grammy’s Italian Goodies is a homey Italian pizzeria, bakery and deli that offers pan pizza, sandwiches, pasta and homestyle baked goods. The atmosphere is charming and the staff is friendly.
The quality of the food is top notch and the portion sizes are healthy. The desserts are freshly made in-house using authentic Italian ingredients.
The dessert case offers an incredible selection of desserts such as tiramisu, macaroons, creme puffs and cookies.
These sweet treats are extremely well-made with great flavor combinations that make them a joy to eat. There’s also a good assortment of beverages from beer to soda available for purchase.
Comfortable seating both inside and outdoors provide an inviting atmosphere for customers who want to dine in or take out their orders with their call ahead option.
The service is fast and efficient while making you feel like part of the family at Grammy’s Italian Goodies. A great local place to support with nice people too!
4. Cuba Bakery & Cafe
Mouthwatering pastries, cakes, cookies and espresso make up the delightful menu at Cuba Bakery & Cafe. Their portions are generous enough to feed two people and their prices are very reasonable.
The atmosphere is relaxed and inviting, with a great selection of Cuban comfort food items to choose from. The customer service is outstanding; the staff is always friendly and attentive. All dishes are prepared with quality ingredients and love – creating an explosion of flavor in each bite.
The café also offers a variety of sandwiches, as well as a small buffet that’s packed with flavor. Plus, you can make your own plates with various meats, rices and other sides to customize your meal.
The servings sizes are generous yet still affordable – making it perfect for those looking for a tasty but budget-friendly meal option.
If you're looking for an authentic Cuban experience complete with delicious food, friendly service and great atmosphere then Cuba Bakery & Cafe is the place to be!
From subtle tastes to savory flavors this eatery has something for everyone – all at an affordable price!
Featuring a nostalgic setting, Pantaleone’s is a pizza restaurant that has been featured on “Kitchen Nightmares.”
Run by the passionate Pete, this restaurant offers handmade crust pizzas and other Italian dishes. The quality of their ingredients is top notch and each item tastes fresh and flavorful.
The atmosphere of Pantaleone’s is incredibly comfortable, making it ideal for both family dinners or intimate gatherings with friends.
The decor has changed vastly since last time I was there, but still provides a cozy feel that makes you want to stay longer.
The menu includes a variety of options such as the Pantaleone’s Feast Pizza which comes with sausage, pepperoni and basil on top for an added flavor punch.
Other items include Greek salads that are fresh and full of flavor, Cannolis that are absolute top notch, as well as Tiramisu for dessert which is absolutely delicious. Despite being slightly pricey compared to other restaurants in the area, you get what you pay for in terms of quality ingredients and perfect flavors every time!
Aside from the food itself being amazing – Pete makes sure to provide excellent service with great conversation and friendly demeanor. He takes pride in his work and enjoys talking to his customers while they enjoy their meals.
Delivery and takeout are currently available at this place due to Covid-19 restrictions so if you're looking for something different yet flavorful – Pantaleone’s is definitely worth checking out!
6. Valentes Deli Bakery & Italian Market
Sitting in the heart of Denver, Valentes Deli Bakery & Italian Market is a great place to go for fresh and delicious Italian food. The service here is outstanding and the quality of their products is exquisite.
Prices are very reasonable for the quality that you get, making it worth heading over to check out. With great selections and plenty of fresh choices, you can find something that fits your taste buds.
The staff here are friendly and helpful, always ready to assist you with whatever questions or concerns you may have. They offer a full-service deli counter with sandwiches, cannoli’s, desserts and almost anything else you need for your Italian dishes.
You can also order ahead and pick up any baked goods that they have available. The bread here is soft and delicious with a nice aroma throughout the store adding to its charm.
Valentes Deli Bakery & Italian Market also carries some specialty ingredients for those family recipes that you can't find anywhere else.
Being an Italian American it's hard to find authentic quality ingredients but this store has them all! Their lasagna was enough to feed an army while still staying true to its authentic flavors ensuring satisfaction with every bite!
Valentes Deli Bakery & Italian Market is a great place to go if you're looking for some traditional Italian food without compromising on quality or taste!
7. The Enchanted Oven
A visit to The Enchanted Oven is always a treat! This bakery offers a great selection of baked goods that are sure to please. From savory buns to sweet treats, there is something for everyone here.
The quality of the ingredients used is top notch, and the flavors are balanced perfectly. Everything is freshly made and served with a smile by the friendly staff.
The pork buns are especially noteworthy, being both delicious and reasonably priced. The cookie buns have just the right amount of sweetness and have a wonderfully soft texture.
They also offer a variety of cakes, including strawberry vanilla cake that can be portioned for 12 people or more.
The atmosphere at The Enchanted Oven is relaxed yet inviting, making it an ideal spot to grab a snack or coffee with friends or family.
Everything comes beautifully packaged too which makes it perfect for gifting or taking home for later enjoyment! This place has something special about it that will keep you coming back time and time again.
8. Il Pastaio
Hiding in the heart of Rome lies a family-run Italian cafe, Il Pastaio. Here you can enjoy a delicious buffet lunch or table menus for dinner.
The atmosphere is cozy and inviting, with limited seating making reservations highly recommended.
The food here is excellent, from their scratch-made bread to the main course everything is fresh and made with love. The lemon chicken reminds one of Italy and their pesto cream gnocchi is divine.
Their lasagna and ravioli are incredible, but portions are small so come hungry! For dessert, the tiramisu and dark forest cake are both excellent choices – you won’t be disappointed.
The staff at Il Pastaio are friendly and funny; they take great care to ensure all details of your meal are perfect.
Prices may be a bit high for the ambience but worth it for the quality of food served here. Great place to get an authentic Italian meal without traveling too far!
9. Gallo Italian Supper Club and Bakery
Paying a visit to Gallo Italian Supper Club and Bakery is an amazing experience. The atmosphere is elegant, relaxing and inviting. The menu has a wide range of choices from pizza to pastas, with plenty of desserts to choose from. Every dish is made with top notch ingredients and bursting with flavors.
Their portions are generous and the presentation is beautiful. Gluten free options are available as well as vegan dishes that are full of flavor. Service is always exceptional and timely, whether you're ordering delivery or dining in the restaurant/bakery area.
The bakery side has an array of delicious pastries such as cookies, cannoli's, cakes and tiramisu that will make your mouth water just by looking at them!
Prices are very reasonable for the quality of food you get here – it's definitely worth every penny spent!
Gallo Italian Supper Club & Bakery offers great value for money – robust flavors, top notch ingredients and a soulful atmosphere that will make your dining experience worthwhile!
10. Bettola Bistro
Catering to the Aurora area, Bettola Bistro is a family owned and operated Italian restaurant that offers exquisite tastes with wine combos that send your tastebuds into ecstasy.
The pricing is very fair for the quality of food and experience, while the ingredients are respected and thoughtfully presented. The atmosphere is quaint and sophisticated, with attentive service and fast delivery.
The menu items are remarkable in terms of texture and flavors, offering something inspiring with gusto. From appetizers like Brussel sprouts to main courses such as shrimp scampi or veal lasagna, all dishes have been cooked to perfection.
The cocktails are complex yet fresh, making for an enjoyable experience from start to finish. Desserts should not be skipped either as they offer a delicious and authentic feeling that will not disappoint.
Bettola Bistro offers excellent recipes at a reasonable price point that match the quality of food provided.
There's no doubt you'll be left wanting more after each visit!