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“Pretty good” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Guido's Favorite Foods

Guido's Favorite Foods
1201 Main Ave, Suite 102, Durango, CO 81301
970 259 5028
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Ranked #37 of 159 restaurants in Durango
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Guido's Favorite Foods is an Authentic Italian Trattoria Specializing in seafood, hand made pasta dishes, eggplant parmesan, veal scaloppini and pork osso buco. We have an award winning all Italian wine list, amazing daily specials, and a seasonal menu utilizing locally grown produce. Our Chefs travel to Italy annually to keep the menu truly authentic. We are located at 1201 Main Avenue and have an award winning patio right on historic Main Street Durango, Colorado.
Manhattan Beach, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Pretty good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The food was good and plentiful, and the wait staff were very friendly and helpful. It was a warm evening when we were there, and we were able to sit out on the patio for our dinner, which was quite pleasant. I would definitely go back.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Colorado
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Very good and authentic Italian food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

I had the Northern Lasagna with a salad that was very good. Gelato was good like in Italy. It was a little pricey but worth it and I hope to stop by the market before we leave Durango to take home a few items.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Ogden, Utah
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83 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The northern lasagna was very good, the salad was alacarte but it was good. They were really skimpy with the bread. It was also very hot in the restaurant. They had a nice wine list. I think the outside dinning might have been cooler.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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CHester, UK
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Good food service needs to improve”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We chose to try and find somewhere a little bit away from the centre as it was very busy with motorcycle enthusiasts that had taken over Durango,for the Labor Day weekend. Three different people greeted is on arrival and said they would be with us in a minute - eventually the manager came to us and we explained we were English and patient. The menus presented to us were a bit scruffy and marked with grease spots so not presenting a good image. We both chose off the special menu - wanting the same thing, but were told there was only one portion left so had to have a re:think. There was a short wait for the food, when it came it was really tasty. We chose to share a tiramisu which was really good and were offered a complementary espresso to round off our meal. Great food but service needs a bit of finessing.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Rockwall, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“An Italian gem in the mountains of Colorado”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Lovely food, very accommodating, European menu (everything a la carte).

We wanted a nice dining experience and one of the places we were advised to go had smoke damage and closed for renovations, so we decided on Guidos. As are most places in Durango, this is casual, but very good restaurant with a charcuterie attached and everything Italian. There is a lovely patio with plenty of seating, we opted for inside, because of rain threats. As it turned out, there was no rain, but our table was lovely.

We ordered much too much! Started out with portobello mushrooms...these were the best I've ever had! Grilled to perfection a bit of crunch on the outside and soft and moist on the inside...great with their wonderful bread and a bit of EOO that is on the table. We both ordered the veal scalloping with artichokes and a side of pasta. Then we shared panna cotta...much too much, but delicioso!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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