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Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine

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2674 State Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO 81230-9705
970-641-2293
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 17
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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
Wonderful Italian! Love it!

This is great Italian food. I had fantastic calamari. My husband had veal piccata., they were both wonderful.We finished off our dinner with a scrumptious chocolate bread pudding. We will be back very soon!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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San Ramon, Costa Rica
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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San Ramon, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is great Italian food. I had fantastic calamari. My husband had veal piccata., they were both wonderful.We finished off our dinner with a scrumptious chocolate bread pudding. We will be back very soon!

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Dolores, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We have eaten there 3 or 4 times and it has been consistently good! Staff is friendly and accommodating. Chef Mike is quick to make right anything that was done incorrectly! We love it and go there to eat everytime we're in Gunnison! Excellent food and and a warm friendly atmosphere!

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Boise, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great food. Loved sitting on the patio even when it was a little cool...They had wonderful outdoor patio heaters. The food was one of our favorite meals during a 2.5 week trip.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Garlic Mike, the owner, runs a fun, cozy little Italian joint on the banks of the Gunnison. Our large party was seated on the back patio and enjoyed really friendly service and really good food. Mike introduced himself after dinner and was charming. Overall a real nice experience that we plan to repeat when we visit Gunnison next year.

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Cumming, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Glad we tried this restaurant. We were heading back to Crested Butte & feeling very hungry. We really enjoyed our meals & thought the atmosphere was cozy & comfortable. Thanks Mike for a good time...will visit again for sure!

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Hurst
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

After reading the TA reviews, we were disappointed. The food was just okay, the atmosphere was ok. It has potential because it sits right on the river. Possibly it is more enjoyable to do one of their dinner cruises on the river instead.

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Longmont, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food was ok, the pasta was cooked alright which is a feat for Colorado. The sauce and meat for the dishes was edible, the dish that I had was the special and it had so much raw garlic in it that my stomach hurt for hours after eating. The wait staff and cooks were very unprofessional and both of... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were quite amazed to find this place and its Italian fare, including several things that felt more like real dishes from Italy than "Italian-American" dishes; the personal pizza bianco that I had was strongly reminiscent of what I'd had in Sicily (and was excellent). The atmosphere is breezy, casual, and extremely busy, much better suited for going out and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Wife & I had dinner in hope for some great Italian food. We weren't disappointed! Food and service (thanks Shawn) was top notch. Mussels were good. Chicken Parmesan & Veal dish were excellent. We topped it off with a chocolate gooey cake... Taste buds were doing some serious happy dances!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had a great night at Garlic Mike's. Mike came out to greet us and set up a fire and some chairs by the river for our party to enjoy. He was really great to deal with.

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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 25
Cuisine: Italian, American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2674 State Hwy 135, Gunnison, CO 81230-9705
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison
  • Phone Number: 970-641-2293

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?