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All 46 Gunnison Restaurants

Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine

2674 State Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO 81230-9705
970-641-2293
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Ranked #4 of 46 Restaurants in Gunnison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: American, Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Redding, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Visited on a memorable typical January night in Gunnison..cold, cold, cold! Walked in the door and we were greeted by Mike! His warmth radiated over the entire building. Short chat and we were seated. Our server was there instantly and the evening just passed by in a wink. The calamari was perfect and the dipping sauce was super special. The... More 

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Bent NM
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324 reviews 324 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

It is worth the drive 2.5 miles north of Gunnison, just across the Gunnison River, to Garlic Mike's. Here you will find the meatiest lasagna and Bolognase sauce anywhere. They make a marvelous burrata caprese appetizer that is creamy and delicious. Your waiter will tell you that the mushroom soup is a local favorite. It is really good and it... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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732 reviews 732 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
389 helpful votes 389 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This restaurant would deserve an Excellent rating just for its great Italian food, but if you possibly can then we'd highly recommend signing up for the Float and Dine option at Three Rivers Resort in Almont, which takes you down the river to Garlic Mike's for a great meal. The scenery along the river as your raft wends its way... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent Italian cuisine with wonderful service by well-trained waitstaff. A very good medium priced wine list. A fun and boisterous restaurant where everyone seems to be having a good time.

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Sneem, Ireland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was invited here as a guest and must say the experience was a good one. Service was great, food was outstanding and yes, I got to meet Michael Busse and compliment him. Recommended for a special night out

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Merino, CO
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My wife and I had to drive 7 hours to Gunnison for work and we when we arrived I asked the hotel owner if he had a restaurant suggestion. He said Garlic Mike's was his favorite in town. What a great recommendation!! Mike, the owner, ushered us to a wonderful table with a view of the Gunnison River and handed... More 

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Stockton, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stayed in Gunnison on vacation. We followed our hotel desk clerk's recommendation and it was well worth it. Filetto con pepe, black pepper-crusted filet mignon with a Cognac mustard cream sauce. Absolutely delicious! For a small, out of the way town and a restaurant 2 miles out, it's definitely a gem. Service was friendly and helpful. We were there early... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The food was good, did need a little salt. The bread they bring out is really good and served with 2 topping choices - butter and bruschetta. The bruschetta was really good! Our waitress was great and really helpful in helping us choose our meals.

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Cotopaxi, Colorado
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395 reviews 395 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We picked Garlic Mike's from the TripAdvisor list because were in the mood for pasta. We were not disappointed, My wife had the fettuccine alfredo while I had the farfalle bolognese. Both were excellent, we enjoyed them. Service was excellent, our server (Sudie (stet)) got the correct orders in, served promptly and kept our glasses full. Atmosphere was OK, they... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Fantastic Italian food - real Italian home type cooking. The service was very good and friendly. Everything we had was fresh and tasted wonderful!

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Additional Information about Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine

Address: 2674 State Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO 81230-9705
Phone Number: 970-641-2293
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison
Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
Cuisine: American, Italian

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