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0.3 miles from Independence Pass
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You will find better food and service in a North Korean prison camp. I pray for all the pour souls who have had to endure the pain of dining at this torture chamber disguised as a fine dining restaurant. The service isn't just bad, it's...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good restaurant. We are outside and enjoyed our meal. Would eat here again. Good service. My husband got bolognese. I can’t remember what I ordered but it was good.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

Delicious! The appetizers were fabulous, the meal was excellent, the atmosphere is warm and elegant. The owner is a wonderful sommelier and picked a delicious wine to share between 3 different style wine drinkers- and we all enjoyed it. This was my first time and...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020

Ate here last night and we agreed that the food he is spectacular. They have some signature dishes that are just out of this world, especially the Artichoke "bruschetta," which you just have to try. Service is prompt, polite and friendly. And the space is...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in Aspen. I have been coming here for years and spend a lot of time eating out and will always consider this one of the best restaurants in Aspen. the food the service the ambience everything is great...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 25, 2019

Had family dinner over Christmas break and chose Ellina randomly when walking past and it certainly did not disappoint. The service was very pleasant and attentive. Food-wise the menu choice is limited (but very good and varied) and everything we ordered was delicious (including the...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 20, 2019

Excellent food in a warm cozy restaurant. All the dishes - starters, mains and desserts were perfect. The wait staff were patient and informative and it was a nice touch to 'comp' a port to go along with our dessert wine choice. We will be...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed September 20, 2019

I eat at Ellina monthly, throughout the year, and it is the most consistently excellent restaurant in Aspen. The food quality is extremely high, the menu is interesting and the dishes are absolutely delicious. The service is welcoming and friendly. You'll find locals dining at...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2019

After a full season here in Aspen, and having lived in Europe for over 25 years with so much time spent in Italy, and personally in the kitchens and tables of all kinds of chefs and wine makers, I must weigh in and say that...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2019 via mobile

So we ordered the “special” appetizer which was a peach dish that the waitress highly recommended. It was ok but we were blown away when we got the bill and it was $34.00! This was more than our entrees. When we raised the issue the...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Aspen09, Owner at Ellina, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2019

Hi, I was made aware of your concerns that evening and sent one of my managers over to address your issue. He is correct, the Peach appetizer special uses high quality ingredients: 5oz 24 month Prosciutto di Parma, Buffalo mozzarella, and organic peaches and cherries...More

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