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The Italian Underground Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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715 Grand Avenue, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3401
+1 970-945-6422
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Asheville, NC
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this little place. It is in the basement of a building on the main street in Glenwood Springs, and it was a short walk from Hotel Denver, so great location. It would be a little challenge for anyone who has trouble with steps - I didn't see and elevator and suspect it pre-dates ADA. It is a very... More 

1 Thank HappyAsheville
greenwood village, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Quirky small restaurant with a pleasant, intimate feel. Great service. Enjoyed the entire experience.

1 Thank Eileen B
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and cozy restaurant located in the basement "underground" of a building on Grand Ave. The staff was friendly and attentive and the food was amazing. I had their homemade spaghetti with meat sauce. Their portions are very generous. Highly recommend a visit if you are in the area! :)

Thank Michelle H
Littleton, Colorado, United States
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended by a friend, and we stopped in on a recent trip to Glenwood. Had heard that it can get really crowded, but we went in late (after 8 p.m.) and on a weekday. Mary and I split an anti-pasta platter and some bruschetta. We wanted just to eat light a light snack, but it turned out... More 

Thank PassDaWord
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great classic Italian food with a cozy atmosphere. Very reasonably priced with attentive staff. Very filling, would recommend ordering half portions !!!

Thank Susan G
Louisville, Colorado
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I guess maybe I had expected an Italian Restaurant with more personality. The food was okay. The staff was nice but there was nothing memorable about anything.

Thank TinaandVinnieO621
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The first sign of great restaurants is often how busy you find them on arrival. The Italian Underground Restaurant was no exception. We had a long day of hiking and were tired, so when we heard 45 minutes to wait, we were disappointed. We decided to leave our name on the list and look elsewhere. After visiting 3 nearby restaurants,... More 

Thank Hal K
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Cozy underground atmosphere. Excellent dining experience at a reasonable price. The house salad and house bread were ok but nothing special. The house Chianti was very nice and dry. The Bruschetta appetizer was outstanding in taste and reasonably priced ($7 for 4 pieces). The main course (Linguini with clam sauce) was wonderful. The complimentary raspberry sherbet was a nice touch.... More 

Thank Paul S
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were tired and hungry after a long day of travel. We walked around the restaurant area, not really sure what we were hungry for, when we happened upon "The Italian Underground Restaurant." The food was delicious!

Thank EmptyNestersUSA
Arvada, Colorado
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Try this one out if you're looking for a cozy, fun atmosphere complemented with good down-home Italian food! The pasta dishes we had were both wonderful and the meatballs - crazy good. The house wine was on special and very drinkable! Great value! PS- We sat at the bar (we like to) and had lots of fun with the bartender.... More 

Thank Marceron

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 715 Grand Avenue, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Glenwood Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 970-945-6422

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