Slate Italian Eatery

SlateSlate Italian Eatery located in downtown Loveland offers a balance between traditional Italian and new Italian cuisine. Owner Chris Kline, a native of Colorado grew up in Berthoud, and received his Culinary Degree from the Art Institute of Colorado.

As also owner of the Pourhouse Bar & Grill on Fourth Street in Loveland, Chris has 17 extensive years of restaurant experience. Owner Chris, and Executive Chef Adam Smith wanted to get back to the real roots of cooking where entrees are prepared from scratch and locally sourced as much as possible.

Start with a blank slate, add the basic ingredients and then keep building until you have the perfect meal, this is the concept behind Slate Italian Eatery. Fresh local and imported ingredients arrive from Italy every day. Italian comfort food, the kind of food your Mom would have made if she were Italian is what you can delight in at this medium priced Colorado casual restaurant. Multiple dining nooks, painted in warm inviting colors compliment the Italian art and white tablecloths. Mellow background music set the stage for dining out in Italy.

Signature dishes include Macaroni and Crab with blue crab meat, creamy burrata & stracciatella cheese; Cioppino- fresh Manila clams, black mussels, blue crab, and swordfish in a flavorful tomato broth; Carbona- rich and flavorful tagliatelle, pancetta, parmesan with peas and onions and black pepper.

Chicken and/or Eggplant Parmesan, rich Shrimp Alfredo and Colorado beef & Italian sausage Meatball Marina are other popular requested entrees. Spiralized zucchini is one of many tasty options available for gluten-free diners. As a finale to a delicious meal, select from one of the scrumptious homemade desserts including Tiramisu, Cannoli, Limoncello Blueberry Trifle and Vin Cotto.

A cozy full bar creates great specialty drinks including Italian margaritas, Roman mules and Lemon Remedy. A roster of pleasant wines by the glass or bottle are offered originating from Italy and many from California. A private area seats 25 comfortable for parties or small events. Enjoy seasonal patio dining. Catering is available.

An impressively knowledgeable and friendly staff rounds off the dining experience at Slate Italian Eatery. Open daily for dinner.

Sun-Thurs 4- 9pm, and Fri -Sat 4-10pm.
530 Cleveland Ave. in downtown Loveland,
970-775-2397.www.slateitalianeatery.com.