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The Italian Underground Restaurant

715 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3401
+1 970-945-6422
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lasagna” (48 reviews)
“sherbet” (27 reviews)
“salad” (63 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
715 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3401
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

This reminded me of a special occasion dining experience from the 70's -- small, crowded room, red-checked tablecloths, basic iceberg lettuce and all the traditional Italian menu items. Very comfy, nothing trendy, and I'm dying to go back! It was really busy, and the waitstaff...More

Thank Cheryl N
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This is an awesome restaurant. Hard to find, but worth the walk to it. Have eaten there a number of times and it has never disappointed me.

Thank V7855JWcarolm
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We got one appetizer and two pizzas and they were all very good. If you like garlic you will love it and be coming back for more. Service was great and friendly.

1  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

This wonderful restaurant was suggested by Desiree at Holiday Inn...and yes, it's Underground!! Fantastic atmosphere, service, bread & salad. Entrée.. Best pasta ever. Yummy raspberry sherbet included. What a great find!

Thank Dianna U
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of friends. It is a steep staircase down, told a 25 minute wait, waited probably 7 minutes. The menu is limited. Kind of a basic iceberg salad, few strips of carrots. Bagged Italian bread with garlic butter. I had...More

Thank Mary Ann E
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This place came recommended by a passerby-er on the street and it was just ok. I'm personally a big fan of Italian food and was pretty disappointed by it. I had the special which was beef stuffed ravioli and it wasn't anything too special. My...More

Thank Morgan E
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Food is great one of my favorite Italian places in the valley. Only thing is that they do not take reservations and they are always super busy so make sure you go there before you are hungry so you can handle the wait.

Thank Betty R
Reviewed 24 August 2015

If in Glenwood take in the ITU restaurant. Nothing better, fantastic food, awesome atmosphere and impeccable service. Yumm... would honestly drive there from Denver) again to enjoy the perfection.

Thank Avalancheman
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Food was very yummy and plentiful. Prices include salad bread and dessert so pretty reasonable. I would definitely go back but expect to wait for a table

Thank trimomkate
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

One of my favorite places to eat in town... This place is worth every penny... I don't have it often, but when I do I try and eat as much as I can. Great place to take mom when she is in town!!!

Thank patrickjr87
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Brenda M
1 October 2016|
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Response from Ivebeenjudging | Reviewed this property |
Pastas yes, bread and pizzas no. Many things you can enjoy though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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 Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3401
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Glenwood Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 970-945-6422
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