About Us


The Walnut Room opened in January 2005.  Since then it has grown into a locals favorite. Come in and check out our great daily food and drink specials any day of the week.  There is no other option for thin crust pizza, made to order gourmet sandwiches and a friendly fun atmosphere.  Dine-in, Take-out and Delivery.

We are located on Walnut Street in Denver.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Staff Bios:

Leslie ODell

Leslie Odell
Owner / Operator
The Walnut Room

Leslie manages all aspects of The Walnut Room. A restaurant industry veteran, Odell strives to provide the best experience possible.

Before being appointed director of operations for The Walnut Room, Leslie served as a general manager for the company. She previously was a bartender and manager at Main Street Grill in Edwards. She also has held management positions with Fado Irish Pub locations in both Denver and Atlanta. A native of Ohio, Leslie worked as a bartender and server for four years for Cameron Mitchell Restaurants (which includes Ocean Prime) in Columbus, OH. She began her restaurant career as a busser and hostess at the age of 15.

Leslie holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from The Ohio State University.

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Jonah Munson

Jonah R. Munson
Owner / Operator
The Walnut Room

Jonah became the executive chef of The Walnut Room in April 2013. An industry veteran, Jonah owned the popular eatery, Jonah’s on Johnston Bistro and Bakery in Forsyth, GA for eight years; serving as the restaurant’s head chef and head baker. Before joining The Walnut Room, Jonah worked as the bakery manager for Marczyk’s Fine Food in Denver.

Though he studied aviation maintenance, Jonah had been baking since college and eventually decided to turn his passion into a profession. An Atlanta native, Jonah finds inspiration in satisfying his customers and serving food that looks great and tastes fabulous.

The Walnut Room is Denver’s premiere American-Pizzeria, serving up great food, affordable drinks, and today’s best live music. Be sure to visit us at both Walnut Room locations.

Walnut St.

3131 Walnut Street
Denver, Colorado 80205
(303) 295-1868 ph