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Ace Gillett's

239 S. College Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-449-4797
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Ranked #6 of 468 Restaurants in Fort Collins
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas
Dining options: Late Night
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.
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Dining options: Late Night
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.
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English first
Haddam, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We ate at Ace Gillett's twice on our recent visit to Ft Collins. It is a funky little restaurant beneath the Armstrong Hotel. The room is dark, but welcoming. The wait staff were attentive and friendly. The food was very good. I had The Caprese Catalan Flatbread - lots of basil pesto on chewy flatbread, with cherry tomatoes and mozzarella.... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Had dinner here last night. The happy hour beer and wine were phenomenal! Dinner was fantastic, too! But the real highlight was our server Jo Beth. She was so friendly and attentive. Would highly recommend you eat here if you are in Fort Collins!

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Is absolutely amazing in every way! The atmosphere is intimately romantic but still welcoming for anyone or occasion. Live jazz music is relaxing and well performed with piano & guitar and occasionally the saxophone. The service is astounding and fun! The food I can not even begin to describe adequately. Will definitely be a frequent place to eat at or... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Always great music with tasty drinks. This place is a nice switch from the plethora of breweries we have here in FoCo. Bring your lady friend!

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Wilmington, NC
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Excellent variety of small dishes, well prepared and presented. Adequate wine list fairly priced. Nice for a couple or a group.

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Fort Collins
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

My family went to Ace Gilletts for a quick drink and to listen to the live Jazz. Ray (the bartender) went above and beyond for us and was so friendly even though the bar was packed! I work in the hospitality industry and know what great customer service looks like and Ray is a fantastic example of it!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Busy place , good drinks and good music. Stopped in for late night drink and listen to some music. Atmosphere of a throw back era, fun times with friends

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Beautiful atmosphere (you expect Bogie to walk in) creative cocktails, great service and happy hour. Our out of town guests went every night while visiting.

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Denver
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

This place has one of the best vibes in the area. It is like being in a big city jazz bar or speak easy. I took my wife here for a child-less date and it was perfect. We got an intimate table in the corner and had great food and drinks while listening to a cool jazz band. If you... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Ace Gillett's is really one of the coolest places in town. Whether you go on a night with jazz or without it, the atmosphere is amazing, and the staff is always friendly, helpful, and unobtrusive. The drinks are absolutely fantastic, and all the food I've sampled (over several visits) has been surprisingly superb. (I say 'surprisingly' because with such a... More

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