In early March, after many unforeseen setbacks, owners Dominic Valenti and Frank Jolley opened Gozo, the latest addition to restaurant row on South Broadway. After renovating the two adjoining spaces, Deluxe and Juanita, a new and improved rustic chic space with a Mediterranean inspired menu emerged. Find out now with the early word if the much-awaited opening was worth it.
The Anticipation News: A couple weeks before opening, Zagat gaves readers an enthusiastic preview of what to expect and encouraged them not to miss the newest addition to the Baker neighborhood. Eater Denver posted a Gozo sneak peak enticing readers to check out the beautiful restaurant renovation and wood-fired oven.
Yelp News: For the most part, Yelpers reviewing Gozo are continually giving positive feedback, especially about the ambiance and food. The lamb meat balls were mentioned as a high point on several occasions. The few negative reviews mentioned the poor service and a few salty menu items.
Eater South Broadway Guide: Gozo was listed as a restaurant destination in Eater's Ultimate Guide to Dining on South Broadway focusing on its rustic menu.
Eater Heatmap News: The restaurant is added to the Eater April Heatmap after being open for a short amount of time.
The Twitter Talk News: Over on Twitter, Bronco Mitchell Unrein shouts out "everyone if you're looking for some great food this weekend check out @GOZODenver Cool atmosphere with a great staff. Tell them I sent u!!"
The Google Review: A Google reviewer gives Gozo 5 stars raving about the simple yet flavorful food.
The TripAdvisor Buzz: A few out-of-towners gave Gozo 4 to 5 stars on TripAdvisor noting the delicious food, attentive service and great location.
— By Katy Hume