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Ace Gillett's

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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239 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2810
19704494797
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Go underground to find this cool corner of Fort Collins. Live jazz every weekend, and excellent food.

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Ft. Collins, CO
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had heard great reviews, but that was not our experience. We ordered drinks and chicken wings to begin and both were disappointing. My mixed drink was so strong that our very kind server asked if she should bring another or try to mix it with something to dilute it. She mentioned that it happened all the time. I'm sure... More 

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Thank Bontempo
Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to send us your thoughts. We're sorry your experience wasn't to the level of service we try to provide, and we will be looking into the menu items you purchased for quality assurance. Please let us know if you have any other concerns, we would love to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jazz music 8:30-12:00 am fabulous food strong drinks romantic atmosphere. Wait staff are amazing. Recommend for couples as well as friends beautiful place.

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Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Come have a drink with us again soon! More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
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561 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Because of our past visits we convinced several friends to meet us at Ace's for drinks and food before a recent Lincoln Center event. Our friends enjoyed the "speakeasy" setting and the craft cocktails. We all ordered a variety of tapas. Some came promptly and were tasty, while the flatbread my wife and I ordered took over an hour from... More 

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Thank ROCtraveler30
Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback. We're sorry to hear your experience was not exceptional, and will work towards providing you with exemplary service in the future. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any other questions or concerns. More 

London
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Went for some after dinner drinks. They have some inventive cocktails that were a real treat to try. Unfortunately, there was no live jazz when we were there - hopefully we'll catch some next time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

This underground jazz restaurant is a hidden gem! Casual dinning at a reasonable price! The food was made with locally grown sources. Friends and I shared the hummus, truffle fries and sliders. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. We had Nicole and I believe Sarah. The sliders are a must if anything!!!! Had a wonderful evening here! Worth the... More 

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Colorado
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189 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Cool spot. It feel kind of like a prohibition-era secret bar, tucked downstairs behind a big steel door, then, voila, you're in a hip, swanky gin joint. Music fun, the food is good, the drinks always elegant.

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Thank PucksterColorado
Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review. We greatly enjoy wowing our guests, and hope you come back and see us again soon! More 

North Salt Lake, Utah
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208 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Ace Gillett's is like stepping back in time to a place where the cocktails are the centerpiece with good food and jazz on the side. We enjoyed two old fashioned cocktails with a variety of tapas and and left highly satisfied. We arrived at 7:30, had no trouble getting a table, and received attentive service throughout. the hour and a... More 

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Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We're so glad you enjoyed your evening with us. Come back and see us again soon! More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We went to Ace Gillett's on Saturday night. We were excited to check it out since it has been here for years and we never stopped in before this weekend. We unfortunately weren't impressed. First we waited for about 5-10 minutes at the door and then were taken in to find at least 4 or 5 open tables and space... More 

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Thank darindcox
Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback; we appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your experience. We strive to provide the best service and quality to all our guests, and will do our best to exceed your expectations in the future. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any other concerns. More 

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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

I've found this place while travelling on business with my team. The food was indescribably delectable with all ingredients beautifully balanced. It was hard to believe, but all 10 individuals were very pleased with the food! The restaurant was an underground tapas, very clean, very elegant, and chic. The server was friendly, very quick, and very well dressed. Overall would... More 

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Thank Andy M
Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback Andy! We're so glad you and your party enjoyed your evening with us. Come back and enjoy the experience again soon, we'll save you a seat! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2810
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: 19704494797
Description
Not fifty feet below the historic Armstrong Hotel, Ace Gillett's celebrates a bygone era of exquisite service, timeless style, classic cocktails, and expert cuisine. Sip a handcrafted martini from our signature drink menu, or partake in that perfect pairing of wine and unforgettable fare. Your evening of revelry, live music, and familiar comfort at Ace Gillett's is the continuation of yesteryear.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?