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Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine

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2674 State Highway 135, Gunnison, CO 81230-9705
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Friends recommended Garlic Mike's & we weren't disappointed! Highly recommend reservations & might still have to wait. Fantastic outdoor dining weather permitting. Chairs on Gunnison River that you can walk over to. Great service at the bar during short wait. Hubby ordered extremely tender steak w/pepper style sauce. I ordered combo of seafood served over pasta. Our only complaint is... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good menu and value for the quality. We ate there for two dinners. Both were great. Good wines available although a bit pricey. Service was excellent the first night. Tony is a great waiter - very attentive to detail. Second night they were short staffed, but Lacey was very good as well.

Thank chazkat
Ouray, Colorado
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved walking in to the coziness and yummy smells. I had the classic Lasagna and the sauce was amazing.

Thank travelyore
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second visit to Garlic Mikes and the one good thing is the food. It's very good. But, we must have waited 15 minutes to get seated (with a reservation), then another 20 minutes to get drinks, then another at least 20 minutes for our dinner. No one came by to offer excuses or to say they were... More 

Thank Tim W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Garlic Mikes with friends. We sat out back in the patio area. A beautiful setting with wonderful food and great service. My husband had the flat iron fettuccine and I had lasagna. Both delicious! A great place for a relaxed evening with friends!

1 Thank Cindy B
Monument, Colorado
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We make it a point to dine at Garlic Mike's every time we visit Gunnison. Garlic Mike's never disappoints. From the wait staff, to the wine list, to, yes the menu, Garlic Mike's never disappoints. Two visits this year - what a treat. Our server Bailey was terrific.

Thank TroutBumOnTheLoose
Greenwood, Indiana
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though we had a long wait for our meal (they were unusually busy mid week), the food was excellent and all of the workers from the servers to kitchen staff were working their tails off to speed up the prep/delivery. Side item was tender fresh green beans (a little heavy on the fresh ground pepper) and linguini with marinara. Marinara... More 

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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76 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Should be 3 1/2 rating. Been here before. Food is good.(Italian cuisine) Service was good. Ambiance...eh. We made the mistake of being seated in main dining room in front of kitchen. I understand the more tables a good restaurant has the more $$$$. Here lies the problem. All tables in the main dining room were constantly assaulted by waitstaff, host,guests... More 

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Washington Island, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy when I got there. But was seated very quickly. Nice wine list. Menu was very extensive with many options. I had the gnocchi with vodka sauce and Italian sausage. Not on the menu. It was delicious. Big portions with leftovers for lunch the next day. Service was a little slow but the waitress kept checking and apologizing for... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at Garlic Mike's for maybe the last time since our last family member has now left Gunnison. The food was always great and the service was very personal. From the spaghetti and meatballs to a specialized dish, you can't go wrong. We hope that some day we will be back.

1 Thank Walter M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2674 State Highway 135, Gunnison, CO 81230-9705
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison
  • Phone Number: 19706412493
Located just 3 miles morth of town on the Gunnison River. East coast Italian Cuisine featuring pasta, seafood, chicken and veal and traditional Italian fare and non traditional daily specials. Creative cocktails and wine list. Dine al fresco style on our covered, heated patio in summer, or a fireside table in winter. Featured on the Travel Channels "Food Paradise"-"Garlic Paradise. A tourists and locals favorite for over 20 years.

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