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Carelli's Italian Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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465 Yampa Ave, Craig, CO 81625-2609
+1 970-824-6868
11:00 - 21:00
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place went out with a few friends after work. Great pizza nice selection of beer and wine. Gets crowded pretty fast but they move along pretty well. As soon as I get back for my next outage I will be back.

Thank Will S
Denver, Colorado
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband & I(the Italian) visited Craig last weekend and saw this wonderful restaurant. The food was wonderful!.I am a picky Italian as well. I had the stuffed green pepper,husband had the prime rib special. Both entrees were great. Preceded by calamari appetizer which was tender and delicious. Happy,delightful owners(see you @ DeadCo) on site.Our server was delightful . A... More 

Thank Janet C
Parker, Colorado
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Very tasty Italian fare. The calamari was a nice appetizer- large pieces, crispy-breaded and served with a sweet-chili sauce. House salad was fresh and Eggplant Parmigiana very good - crispy - thick slices with a rich tomato sauce. Overall a great meal and cozy atmosphere. Prices are slightly higher than perhaps the average here, but a good value in portions.

Thank MarylinKK
Craig, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Love their white pizza and their Stromboli is delicious!! Food is consistently good and staff are friendly. Best Italian food in Craig.

Thank Denise B
Craig, Colorado
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Although they recently raised their prices and removed my favorite item from the menu, it's still a favorite. Occasionally the service is lacking, but for the most part, I find a good dining experience here. The lasagna is delightful and the salads are great! I almost always eat in the back room, which has a more elegant feel.

Thank Connie E
Craig, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We go there quite often and the food is always good and we see friends there service is good and if the food isn't the way you like it they will make it right.

Thank JUDY H
Henderson, Nevada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is VERY good! They also serve beer and wine. The staff is friendly and courteous. GREAT Italian food! I look forward to going to eat at Carelli's everytime. 😋

Thank Toleca
Ogden, Utah
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

we ate here passing through Craig and because it's # 1 on Tripadvisor. the food was good and the atmosphere was nice but it's all about the people. this is obviously a favorite with the locals because all the other patrons knew each other and were walking from table to table chatting. one gentleman stopped by our table just to... More 

1 Thank karlee_sos
Courtice, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We were only in Craig for one night and the Carelli restaurant was recommended by hotel staff. On street parking but we had no problem. It was around 5 pm so the restaurant had a few patrons but not busy and the ambiance was nice. Clean restaurant and where we got seated was roomy. Italian fare but we chose steak... More 

Thank tomhorner2016
Stillwater, MN
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I ordered the "small" pizza which could feed two easily. The ingredients were fresh and the sauce was tasty. My buddy got the prime rib special and he was pleased as well.

1 Thank Pete S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 465 Yampa Ave, Craig, CO 81625-2609
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Craig
  • Phone Number: +1 970-824-6868

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?