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Ace Gillett's

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239 S. College Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-449-4797
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Not fifty feet below the historic Armstrong Hotel, Ace Gillett's...
Not fifty feet below the historic Armstrong Hotel, Ace Gillett's celebrates a bygone era of exquisite service, timeless style, classic cocktails, and expert cuisine. Sip a handcrafted martini from our signature drink menu, or partake in that perfect pairing of wine and unforgettable fare. Your evening of revelry, live music, and familiar comfort at Ace Gillett's is the continuation of yesteryear.
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Visitor rating
  • 42
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cool bar

Great cocktails and very good food, we enjoyed pasta and flatbreads, but fine dining style with elegant portions.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
191272Liz
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Great cocktails and very good food, we enjoyed pasta and flatbreads, but fine dining style with elegant portions.

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rapid city
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

What a good spot! Professional entertainment. Good drinks, attentive staff! The seating is so comfortable!

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Came here for a gentle evening with the wife. Cocktails were unique, and rather potent. Tapa menu was also large, but we were disappointed in food quality. We ordered the lamb neck tacos, and the ahi spring rolls. The lamb tasted like old beef, and the ahi was very fishy. The people next to us ordered the tacos as well,... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

A group of 4 of us visited Ace after a nice dinner. We waited a few minutes to be seated, which is expected on a Friday night. The doorman/ host almost seemed surprised we wanted to wait, though I was a little disappointed in him when "directing" us to our table, as it was simply pointing into the room and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Ace Gillett's is a great place if you want fantastic food, live music, cocktails and service. The staff, especially Randy, was extremely helpful in leading us in the right direction to ensure our experience was great. We will definitely be recommending this place to our friends and family and will be back again in the near future.

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Colorado, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This is a cool bar in the basement of the Armstrong Hotel. Great ambiance, good drinks, good wait service. Live jazz adds to the vibe. The acoustics are not great and it is super loud, even without the music playing. Very difficult to have a conversation. However, it feels like if you aren't beatnik, they don't want you there. The... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Some of the best cocktails (and some of the strangest that are awesome) in Foco. It gets a little cramped and tight and you won't get a lot of visiting done but that's because of the live music on weekend nights that is really great.

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Wonderful Food! Wonderful Drinks! Wonderful Service!! Wonderful Atmosphere!! We were staying in the Armstrong Hotel, over Thanksgiving, so had to stop in at Ace Gillett's, which is in the basement of the hotel. Had a topas and drink Friday night before bed. As with most places, Friday and Saturday nights are pretty busy and loud. A little hard to have... More 

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Park City, Utah
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Wonderful food, cocktails, and music in the basement of the Armstrong. Nice to dress up and enjoy the refined ambience. Get there early! Had wait lists both Friday and Saturday nights.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Love this place........like the way it is underground. Live jazz is always good, and they have a great drink menu! Service is good as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 239 S. College Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80524
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: 970-449-4797

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas

Description

Not fifty feet below the historic Armstrong Hotel, Ace Gillett's celebrates a bygone era of exquisite service, timeless style, classic cocktails, and expert cuisine. Sip a handcrafted martini from our signature drink menu, or partake in that perfect pairing of wine and unforgettable fare. Your evening of revelry, live music, and familiar comfort at Ace Gillett's is the continuation of yesteryear.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?