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PRICE RANGE
$20 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Reviewed August 12, 2020

We try to make it to La Veta each year for the Stonewall Century Ride and whenever we do we make sure to eat at Alys' Restaurant. Since we are in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alys only had outside seating available for 4...tables and we were grateful to be able to dine there. As always, the service and food was wonderful - between being greeted by Alys and served by long time employee, Anne, it's such a personable experience that makes us always come back. During these trying times, I think it's really important to support small business so when things do get back to normal, they will still be around to enjoy. La Veta is a six hour drive for us but we're already strategizing how we can come back sooner than next year's ride. Thanks Alys and Anne and any behind the scenes crew for making our evening spectacular!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 2, 2020

We had a wonderful dinner on the outside patio that allowed for social distancing during COVID. Alys and her staff were so friendly and they made our anniversary dinner very special. The drinks were wonderful, the wine list was impressive, and the dinner was delicious.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 28, 2020 via mobile

Visiting during covid so only carry out was available. I have a feeling the in house dining experience would have been great. The food was locally sourced meats and produce and were great! The salad had the sweetest cherry tomatoes ever! The blue cheese dressing...was really good! My husband had a flat iron steak which came with mashed potatoes and broccoli. He was pleased and ate every bite! I had the eggplant polenta lasagna which was fantastic. The marinara was rich and deep in flavor, the polenta was creamy and luscious. The eggplant was really soft and flavorful. Meal came w desserts which were delectable peanut butter brownies and a slice of peach plum pie. Obviously a person who knows and cares about food is running this place. Good stuff! Customer service was a little subpar but forgiven in strange times like these...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020

Fantastic food. Simple atmosphere. Service friendly. Their prices for the quality is unbelievable. Definitely a 5 🌟 night.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

On the menu that Friday nite was lavender chicken. Wife and I didn't know it was a seasoning. Excellent! Been eating at Alys' since Fireside in Walsenburg. Made a special trip to La Vita Inn just to eat at her restaurant. Alys visits each table...at dinner's end. Nice touch!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 16, 2019

I went to La Veta, CO , in November and I was told to choose a restaurant for my dinner meals. I choose Aly's and was the best choice. The place is very family style, don't forget to take a look at the bathroom with...a great and exclusive bath tub that you won't need, but is special to see. the food choices were great , and not just what I had but all of them. Aly is always there hosting you and making sure to make you feel like your home.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 30, 2019

By pre-arrangement we were the first arrivals and were seated at a favorite table near the patio doors where we were 'guarded' by Alys' two wonderful Australian Sheepdogs, "Ace" and "Charlie" who were sunning themselves just outside. A very nice bottle of Valor Cava from...Spain started off the Thanksgiving Day dinner with excellent service by Hannah and her husband Eric. Alys always checks on her guests and provided interesting conversation as the remaining patrons began to arrive. Alys makes an extra special effort to make her guests feel like family and the dinner provide by Dale in the kitchen was well worth the brief wait. We come back here because Alys Restaurant is a special place, with special talented people who make your stay enjoyable above and beyond a standard establishment. To us, it is a well kept secret for the locals and for those of us who drive a fair distance, some reportedly from New Mexico... well worth it. See you on December 24th for a Christmas Eve dinner! ... Thank you as always.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Alys R, Owner at Alys' Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2019

You are more than welcome 😀

Reviewed October 31, 2019

Once againe Aly great food and good service while I was at Ricky Tims. We had lunch and dinner and can recomend all the meals on the menue.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 16, 2019

We stayed in La Veta for our anniversary and made a reservation at Alys Restaurant. My husband had the beef shoulder and I had the duck l'orange. The food and service was all we had hoped for! Be sure if you have a chance, call...and see if you can get dinner here in your plans; you will not be disappointed. As I was leaving, Alys told me I had to poke my head in the bathroom. It is lyrical and such a hoot. Pictures don't do it justice, and I tried. Oh... did I mention the coconut cream pie was also perfect - not too sweet? It did not last.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

We returned to La Veta, where we had discovered Alys' a year ago, largely to enjoy dinner there. (Only dinners served here.) Reservations required, and at this time of year she is only open Thurs-Sun so be sure you check the schedule. Gourmet food served...in a former home -- well actually it's still Alys' home. Friendly atmosphere and delicious cuisine with an extensive wine list.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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RickyD917
November 10, 2018|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
Yes Alys is having Thanksgiving Dinner starting at 2pm but you should get a reservation as I think most of her tables that day are already reserved.
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Vasual to dress. Whatever your mood.
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