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Rare Italian


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner


$6 - $36
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Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

The spouse and the youngest daughter and I had dinner here. Nice choices of antipasti, delicious cheeses, pastas, risottos. Probably it is the best Italian in Fort Collins.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank marysB5558NH
Reviewed June 21, 2019

Our waitress was attentive and guided us through the menu of hand made pastas and aged meat. I chose the lasagna. This delightful dish was worth the price. We ended the night with lemon ricotta bites. They were the best lemon bar I have ever...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank StephanieR2129
Reviewed June 17, 2019

My review title says it all! From the moment we were greeted and seated, to completion of dessert, the meal was near-perfect. Food was fresh, flavorful, abundant, professionally presented and served. Great setting and location in Old Town. Not cheap, but overall a better bet...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

I home to Ft Collins to visit my family and have not ever found a restaurant worthy of a review. But this applies to most cities I visit. So I just do not write anything, BUT! I had an extraordinary experience at Rare. The waitress...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank mlrvp
Reviewed April 21, 2019

Varied as well as unique entree's. Our whole dinning experience was highly favorable. Nice atmosphere coupled with good service. The quality of our entree's were excellent. Portion size was just right. Though a tad pricey we did walk away quite pleased overall with our experience.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Tom B
Reviewed March 30, 2019

I've reviewed RARE Italian multiple times. I've always had amazing service, great food, and an ambience far above the rest. Though I always expect the best, tonight was an AMAZING foodie experience. Good for you RARE! Tonight's entree special was Halibut Caponata which immediately caught...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank FigsJr
Reviewed March 5, 2019

We met some friends there for an early weeknight dinner and were suprised by the bustling business - presumably for Happy Hour eats. Our group had a variety of dishes, from salads, to pasta, to steaks, to entrees, and everyone seemed happy. That is until...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ROCtraveler30
Reviewed February 24, 2019

We arrived on a Sunday night & this restaurant was not too busy. After a few minutes at our table, the waiter finally arrived w/ menus & to take our drink order. The drinks were slow to arrive. When I ordered the dinner special, I...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sarek1cat
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Great upscale decor with super friendly servers. The food was amazing. The porchetta was out of this world. Everyone loved their meals.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KnoxTravler
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Came here for dinner with my wife, brother-in-law, and my niece. Excellent pastas, great steaks, and a nice wine list...it was a great evening, and we'll certainly dine here again (if we're ever in FoCo once more)...

Date of visit: December 2018
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June 16, 2018|
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Response from RossH1698 | Property representative |
No dress code here! Some of our guests dress-up and look super fancy, others come in super casual (ei jeans, t-shirt, flip-flops), and everything in between. Wear whatever is comfortable for you, just as long as you are... More
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Response from Lewisville4 | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Friday night and had trouble hearing each other. Busy night. Great food. Sit in a side table we were in middle.
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