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The Italian Underground Restaurant

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715 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3401
+1 970-945-6422
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Small restaurant means wait times can be lengthy in early evenings but the wait is worth it. Can get noisy too. All of the classic italian dishes are great but I look forward to their always changing specials

Thank Steve V
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dark, quaint & small! And we loved it!! Had a great Italian dinner with left overs. Fun restaurant for families or date night!

Thank KellyJoJo13
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked into this Italian restaurant on a Sunday evening (actually Easter Sunday) with an open mind of trying some good Italian after a long day at the Hot Springs. We were not disappointed. My wife had the Fettuccini with Shrimp and I had the Beefsteak Ravioli in a pesto sauce, which was the special. Simply amazing!!! The staff was... More 

Thank Craig L
Grand Junction, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the worst we've ever been treated while eating out. There was a hair in the pasta and after the waitress didn't take it off our bill, the owner of the restaurant came over and blatantly accused us of the hair being ours. After rudely taking care of the situation, our waitress never came back to the table to... More 

Thank Server7777
aurora, United States
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is outstanding. Staff appear to be family. Atmosphere is fun. If you go towards closing you will see all the staff sit down together to enjoy meal.

Thank Holly B
Fort Collins, Colorado
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have been going to the Italian Underground for years after accidentally finding it many years ago. It is in an unusual location, under ground as the name implies and is well worth the wait you may find at the busy times. The staff is attentive, food is great and the atmosphere is what keeps us coming... More 

Thank sculptart2017
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous food, wine and service in a casual underground setting. Dessert is included with most meals.

Thank Jacqui E
Arvada, Colorado
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cool little spot to go while visiting Glenwood. During our last visit, we waited to be seated for about an hour and a half. If you're willing to wait awhile, it is a cool experience. The restaurant is "underground" and offers some neat ambiance. My husband and I had the cheese platter as an appetizer and it... More 

Thank Amanda M
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth stopping here. The food is good, not the best I've ever had but good nonetheless. The service was also good. The downside is it's a small place so seating goes fast. It seams seating is available about every hour give or take. The portions are very generous.

Thank Travl4wrk
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is our second time there and it does not disappoint. The food is excellent, the wait staff attentive (but a little rushed), and the atmosphere is fine. We will return. Very good food for very good value.

Thank Richard C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 715 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Glenwood Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 970-945-6422

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?