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The Italian Underground Restaurant

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715 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3401
19709456422
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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  • 183
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  • 91
    Very good
  • 61
    Average
  • 23
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  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice Ambiance, Good Food

The restaurant is located in a basement and has the close, homey that makes you nostalgic for simpler times:) The food is very good and the wait staff very professional and knowledgeable. Most nights there will be a wait, so getting there early is definitely a plus!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
David P
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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Sheridan, Wyoming
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We got one appetizer and two pizzas and they were all very good. If you like garlic you will love it and be coming back for more. Service was great and friendly.

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Bristol, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This wonderful restaurant was suggested by Desiree at Holiday Inn...and yes, it's Underground!! Fantastic atmosphere, service, bread & salad. Entrée.. Best pasta ever. Yummy raspberry sherbet included. What a great find!

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We went here on the recommendation of friends. It is a steep staircase down, told a 25 minute wait, waited probably 7 minutes. The menu is limited. Kind of a basic iceberg salad, few strips of carrots. Bagged Italian bread with garlic butter. I had the special, rigatoni, it was good. My husband had spaghetti with a sausage link, the... More 

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Hays, Kansas, United States
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This place came recommended by a passerby-er on the street and it was just ok. I'm personally a big fan of Italian food and was pretty disappointed by it. I had the special which was beef stuffed ravioli and it wasn't anything too special. My husband had the half rotisserie chicken with pesto pasta. The chicken was good, but the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Went there tonight. We thought the wine list was very nice, but the food just average. Pasta was not homemade, sauce minimal flavor. Average bruschetta. OK if you want some basic italian food for cheap, but not if you want flavorful food.

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Food is great one of my favorite Italian places in the valley. Only thing is that they do not take reservations and they are always super busy so make sure you go there before you are hungry so you can handle the wait.

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Denver
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

If in Glenwood take in the ITU restaurant. Nothing better, fantastic food, awesome atmosphere and impeccable service. Yumm... would honestly drive there from Denver) again to enjoy the perfection.

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Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Food was very yummy and plentiful. Prices include salad bread and dessert so pretty reasonable. I would definitely go back but expect to wait for a table

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

One of my favorite places to eat in town... This place is worth every penny... I don't have it often, but when I do I try and eat as much as I can. Great place to take mom when she is in town!!!

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The restaurant is located in a basement and has the close, homey that makes you nostalgic for simpler times:) The food is very good and the wait staff very professional and knowledgeable. Most nights there will be a wait, so getting there early is definitely a plus!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 715 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Glenwood Springs
  • Phone Number: 19709456422

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?