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Garlic Mike's Italian Cuisine

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2674 State Highway 135, Gunnison, CO 81230-9705
+1 970-641-2493
17:00 - 21:00
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw this restaurant on the travel channel so we decided to go- WOW! It was so good. Driving up to the building you would not have expected such good food, but it was terrific. Th wine selection was great, the service was good and the food did not disappoint! A nice surprise in the middle of the Rockies.

Thank Laurie Lynette E
Berkeley, California
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74 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time at Garlic Mike's on a Saturday night of college graduation weekend. We were a party of 17, often a challenge for any restaurant. The staff at Garlic Mike's made it look like a breeze. Our waiter was a total pro, not to mention funny and accommodating. The food was delicious--the best we had during our... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seventeen of us (!) had a great meal Saturday night. They were prepared for us, and Christian was the perfect, attentive server for our crowd which included a child...he was fabulous. The kitchen timed everything perfectly. We were given all the time we wanted, and were served promptly and efficiently. And the food was great! I love his soft, pillowy... More 

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Sioux Falls
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Garlic Mike's has a great atmosphere. The food was pretty good. Waitress was pleasant and did a good job. It is mostly Italian cuisine. The Garlic French Fries appetizer is very good!!

Thank rgalliger
Crested Butte, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite restaurants in Gunnison, Garlic Mike's has a wonderful atmosphere, great service and friendly staff. Perfect for anniversaries, prom, dates... any occasion really. The food is excellent and prepared with thought and care. I've never had a bad meal here! Great wine list and full bar offer lots of options. A little on the spendy side, you... More 

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Fort Worth
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Garlic Mike's is probably the VERY best option for Dinner in Gunnison ... A menu packed with many delicious options .. A " Kinda Sorta " Mountain Italian " Restaurant with a menu filled with excellent Steak and Seafood options ... A great selection of wines and a unique dessert menu ... I can't wait to go Back .!!!

Thank Michaelkstevens
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent. We called ahead and asked if they could accommodate 13 adults and they requested we come at 730pm, after the dinner rush. No problem. We got out first round of drinks (our only round), 3 baskets of bread, ordered food and promptly waited for over an hour for our salads. And then another 45 minutes for our... More 

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

A must when in Gunnison. We stop to eat there every time we are in town. Reasonable price and great food. Friendly service and nice surroundings.

Thank eggcommercial
Hobbs, New Mexico
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Gunnison for the night as we were traveling through Colorado. My husband picked the dinner location and he hit it out if the park by choosing Garlic Mike's! Our toddler loved the Sketti and bread. The Baked Ziti and the Garlic-crusted Prime Rib special was amazing! Oh, and don't forget the salads .... wow!

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We've lived here for a decade, and love to come here 2-3 times a year for special occasions. Love the steak alfredo fettucini and the sangrias!

Thank Andrew P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$31
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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
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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