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“The Finest in Town”
Review of Bon Ton Restaurant

Bon Ton Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 35 Restaurants in Ouray
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Bon Ton is a local favorite! We offer a variety of entrees including pasta dishes, steaks, and seafood. All of our food is fresh and cooked to order. Please visit our website for up to date and correct menu.
Denver, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“The Finest in Town”
Reviewed July 28, 2014

The Bon Ton is the finest restaurant in Ouray, Colorado. It specializes in Italian but has a gracious plenty of other choices. Our table enjoyed lasagna, canalonie, egg plant parmesan, and halibut. All were outstanding. We shared a little! The atmosphere was excellent and the no cell phone rule was greatly appreciated. We will make this a regular on future visits to Ouray.

  • Visited July 2014
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2 Thank DOWJR
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Food ambience”
Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Ambience great. Waiter great. Food could be better. Too many flavor a little too salty. Ideas for food great, but execution not as good. Wine good.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Sylviepro
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Tucson
Level 6 Contributor
213 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
“Highly Rated for a Reason”
Reviewed July 23, 2014

Those pessimists can trust the high online rating and travel guide recommendations. This is the real deal. The food, drinks, and the service were top notch. Unlike so many places that are over-staffed with under-trained "servers", the waiters/waitresses were on the top of their game, trained, and ready to make the evening special. I wish this place was at home. Prices were very reasonable. (Don't let the basement location at the historic St. Elmo Hotel scare you off. The basement location just added to the experience. Don't miss the hotel lobby. Small, but so lovely.)

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank HornsAndTail
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San Carlos, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great food and service!”
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Bon Ton offers great Italian food and quality table service. The setting is warm and inviting, too. Whether passing through or staying in Ouray, this is the place for a nice dining experience. The Italian dishes are tasty. They use the right amount of ingredients and do not over-salt or over-sauce the dishes, and this is coming from a traveler who spent considerable time in Italy earlier this year. Lastly, I had a tight schedule when at Bon Ton, as was dining after 9pm and still had to drive south another 4-5 hours. The staff was diligent in expediting my meal without compromising the quality. Grazie!

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Moskoma
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Colorado
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“The best restaurant in town”
Reviewed July 21, 2014

The atmosphere of the turn of the last century decor in this downstairs bistro is warm and charming. The wait staff efficient, and the menu is extensive. We were delighted to find escargot on the appetizer menu and it was delicious. We dined on the chef's creatively prepared seafood entree' even tho the Italian specialties were tempting. It was such a fine experience that we dined here both of our nights in Ouray,. Having visited Ouray many times over the years and checked out other places, this is the best.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank blueagilitydog
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