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Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine

2674 State Highway 135, Gunnison, CO 81230-9705
+1 970-641-2493
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2674 State Highway 135, Gunnison, CO 81230-9705
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1 - 10 of 359 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very unique and comfy restaurant. You can sit outside by the river or inside.... or like we did got a place inside but wanted our appetizer outside and they will happily accommodate any wishes. Oh I loved their sangria.... exactly they way it suppose to...More

Thank Sabine_Colorado
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our waitress this time was Leanne! She is superb!! We had been to the Blue Table Restaurant several days earlier, where we had an absolutely superb, melt in your mouth, prime rib, so I arrived at Garlic Mike's with a hankerin' for a similarly great...More

Thank cwt2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very crowded and slow, but friendly, service. Something going on in the kitchen the night we were there. Tables around us were getting their entrees comped. Our meals were fine. The Caesar Salad was sort of a joke. The Prime Rib was excellent. We didn't...More

Thank ciezie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Garlic Mikes is so good! It's one of the nicer restaurants in the Gunnison area. The food is amazing!

Thank Ryan k
mikegarlic, Owner at Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

And, thank you! We certainly try our best! Celebrating almost 23 years! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, how many nights does a restaurant have a 12 person (adults) cover? Our table wasn't ready, and was too small. We waited nearly 45 minutes from the time we entered until the set was finally ready for all those in our party. Sheesh. Finally,...More

Thank dcr1837
mikegarlic, Owner at Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Well gee wiz. When you arrived and I was made aware of the table being too small for twelve people, I PERSONALLY went over and made sure that we got you a larger table. The gentleman in the group thanked me again and again for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was amazing. Mike's has a great atmosphere and great food. The waitstaff was very fun and helpful. They have a new river side bar. And outdoor sitting/game area was good for the kids.

Thank Aaron P
mikegarlic, Owner at Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We LOVE our new River Bar and outdoor area! Friendliest waitstaff in town, Thank you!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second time! Looked forward to the visit. Excellent food after a day of chasing flowers! You can go river rafting there too!

Thank Steve A
mikegarlic, Owner at Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed! Thanks for taking the time to share!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a gem. They are understaffed because labor is in such short supply. Our waitress was almost in tears she was so busy. We just smiled and told her we were not in a hurry. She took great care of us! The garlic...More

Thank ShockHawk
mikegarlic, Owner at Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

My sentiments exactly. You are out to dinner, most likely on vacation. Put your phone away. Throw your watch in the river!! Thanks for sharing!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually eat here when in Gunnison. The one thing that I like is therir Build Your Own Pasta menus where you pick your pasta, your sauce, and your meat. I had chicken alfredo fettucine and it was good. My wife had veal parmigan and...More

Thank 5280Beach
mikegarlic, Owner at Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining us again! We will be celebrating 23 years, soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped by for dinner last night. Our waitress, Shelby, was a delight and very good at her job. They brought warm bread with garlic butter to our table while we waited for dinner. We had chicken marsala, veal marsala, manicotti, and gnocchi. The fiod...More

Thank MicksterMom
mikegarlic, Owner at Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Grazie! Shelby is very efficient and a great server. We LOVE our new River Bar and longe area. We are featuring LIVE music every Friday in summer. Thanks for your review!

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Response from Patricia S | Reviewed this property |
Highway 135 on way to Crested Butte. About three miles out of Gunnison on right side of road near bridge over the Gunnison River.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$31
Meals
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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2674 State Highway 135, Gunnison, CO 81230-9705
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Gunnison
  • Phone Number: +1 970-641-2493
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Description
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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