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Russetts - CLOSED

225 Main Street, Carbondale, CO 81623
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CLOSED
Price range: $4 - $33
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 2nd St
Description: Russets is located between Aspen and Glenwood Springs in charming and historic downtown Carbondale. Voted by locals as the best restaurant in Carbondale, Russets offers a warm, comfortable atmosphere, attentive and friendly service, and a menu that affords a quick bite, a full fledged fine dining experience, or anything in between. We are recent winners of Wine Spectator magazine’s Award of Excellence for our well crafted wine list and we also boast some of the valley's most popular house cocktails. Russets is a come-as-you-are locals' favorite, with service, wine, and food that is second to none.

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English first
Carbondale, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

You will not ever be disappointed at Russetts. Unfortunately it has closed for good. Such a big loss for Carbondale and the Roaring Fork Valley.

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El Jebel, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

The elk medallions are so awesome! Very tender and perfectly cooked, medium rare. The service is always spot on and friendly. Upper end on price but really good food.

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Aspen Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

In our quest for a truly gluten free restaurant we found this one to be finally acceptable. They are keenly aware of cross contamination and can prepare many items on the menu to truly gluten free standards. The staff is friendly and helpful and you have but to ask. Everything we had was very tasteful and the ambiance and decor... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Russets is a comfortable restaurant with both booths and tables, a large bar. It is clean, updated and efficient surrounded by local artists works.. The menu is sufficiently varied to meet anyone's needs, from bar food to entrees of meat and fish. Most are straight forward and done well. It is very consistent and is a good place to go... More

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Bilbao
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Good food, good service, good ambience! We enjoyed a lovely evening, with a touch of sophistication at Russets, making it a good choice in Carbondale.

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Newport News, Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

We had a fine meal, ate out in the covered patio area. Very friendly staff, the meal was appropriate for the somewhat pricier menu. A very good experience in a great town.

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Denver, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is an upscale dining experience for Carbondale. Friendly staff, good menu selection and good food.

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Wichita, Kansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Pricey but worth it. Service was wonderful, food great, atmosphere very nice!!!! Would definitely return. Cute town as well.

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south carolina
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257 reviews 257 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Enjoyed the charming outdoor seating area. Excellent and most attentive wait staff. Enjoyed a very fresh salad and had the nut encrusted rainbow trout, scalloped potatoes and baby green beans. All was fresh and flavorful!

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Colorado Springs
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

July 5th we had a delightful dinner overlooking the main street in Carbondale. The restaurant was Russetts. We had 10 for dinner - grandchildren and all. The food was delicious. Several of us had their Lobster Bisque - wonderful choice. Their crab cakes were all crab and very tasty in a lobster sauce. Others had meatballs marinara - also a... More

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