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The Italian Underground Restaurant

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715 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3401
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wanted to give this place a try...not only was it a waste of 45 minutes, the food...I could've made a better pasta dish by boiling a box of noodles and slapping sauce on top. No presentation, no customer service, very lack luster of a place...a complete waste of time and money. Go to the Smoke or Cajun next door.... More 

Thank Valleygirl1_11
Colorado City, Colorado
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I read some of the reviews before we went and I was a little hesitant but the response by the owner to one of the nay Sayers that this place is NOT Olive Garden drew me in. I'm glad I brought my family in, it was very good. The portions were more than filling and you'll probably need a dogie... More 

Thank rickrrc
Denver, Colorado
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Yummy yummy yummy! Great food, great staff, great atmosphere, great location close to our hotel. Couldn't have been any more perfect. Warm bread was fabulous, drinks were fantastic.

Thank Irishqtee
Kansas City, Missouri
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Small, cozy itailian restaurant. Bread, garlic spread, salad and sherbet round out your dinner meal. We had the lasagne which comes with a side if spaghetti and I was not expecting that. The lasagne did not have standard red sauce which caught me off guard but it was tastsy. Meals priced good what you get.

Thank j c
Smithville, Missouri
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were unsure what place to go so we found Italian Underground. The service was excellent and the food was awesome. If in Glenwood a must place to go eat.

Thank Scott S
West Valley City, Utah
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the reviews, we were not sure about eating here, but I’m glad we did. Being Italian, it’s hard to find good Italian food. Granted, this isn’t grandma’s cooking, but we enjoyed our meal. The restaurant has the feel of a speakeasy and you could imagine mobsters hanging out here. The food was delicious, the service was very good,... More 

Thank nawtgrl
Dayton, Ohio, United States
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I tried this place tonight it was one of the best Italian food I had ever a+++ rating I will be back soon to have more

Thank Matt S
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been eating at the Italian underground for years and it's still my favorite. Yes it's small, yes you will have to wait, yes it has history, and yes it will be worth it. I love their Cannolis and their lasagna and pizza are pretty darn good but if they have eggplant that's my pick.

Thank Debbie M
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, small, cool place to eat in the summer. But not great! Service was good, food was good; Pinot Noir on draft -- Yes, on draft! -- was high in alcohol, low in quality taste. Bread served was just average. Very popular place and they don't take reservations. 30-40 minute wait was acceptable.

Thank Daniel T
Greenwood Village, Colorado
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me start by saying that it is a fantastic little family restaurant with a fun atmosphere. The wait staff was a little rushed and overwhelmed but we weren't in a hurry so it didn't bother us at all. The food was just so so. We had the shrimp and spinach linguine - it was something I could have easily... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
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
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
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: 19709456422

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?