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Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine

2674 State Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO 81230-9705
970-641-2293
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Ranked #5 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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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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719 reviews 719 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
364 helpful votes 364 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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382 reviews 382 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 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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Port Alberni, Canada
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158 reviews 158 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The restaurant makes all it's own fresh pasta. It was so good and so filling. The night we were there they were short staffed, but we would never have known if we hadn't been told. The service was outstanding. If you are in the area stop and have a meal, just remember to save room for dessert.

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Gunnison, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

During the warmer times you can eat out on the back patio which is nice, but in the colder months by the fire works.

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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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