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Argentine Grill

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124 S Glasgow Ave, Rico, CO 81332
+1 970-967-3000
Wed - Sun 17:00 - 20:00
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant rocks, like something you would have found in Gold Hill years ago. The chef and is wife used to run a five-star restaurant in Dunton before relocating to Rico. Glad they made the move. With years of experience, they deliver something which can only be described as top-notch. The food is always excellent (I took my family and... More 

1 Thank Demetrious_Rosebud
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I have been coming to Telluride and Southern Colorado for over 15 years. Consistently the restaurant and the chef at the Argentine Grill is amazing! 5 star food in a cute mountain town near Telluride. This restaurant is better than any of the top Telluride restaurants. Thank you for the great meal last night! I can noo wait to come... More 

1 Thank Chelsa R
Omaha, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is so worth the Gorgeous drive from Telluride! The only problem is that it is poorly marked--hopefully they will have better signage soon. It's right on the main highway, but if you pass the gas station on the other end of town, you've just passed the restaurant.

1 Thank Mele M
Durango, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2014

This is my favorite restaurant in SW Colorado, if not the entire SW region. Excellent food, and unpretentious menu. Always had a great experience every time I've been here. Still cant believe such a wonderful restaurant exists in such a small town. Bravo

1 Thank 970explorer
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We've eaten at the Argentine many times and it's always excellent. Tonight we opted for carry-out and it was amazing. Seriously, if you're visiting Telluride, take the beautiful drive over Lizard Head Pass (only 30 minutes) to the Argentine Grill. Tonight we had two different fish dishes and two delightful salads - in fact, the best Cesar salad we've ever... More 

1 Thank Mary J
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Tucked back into the tiny town of Rico, Colorado lies this picturesque restaurant. Most people would drive right through Rico and never even notice it. It's a bit pricey, but the food and service are outstanding. The "outdoor" deck was enclosed in a clear "tent", giving us a relaxing outdoor feel but retaining the heat from the nearby deck heater.... More 

Thank JeepGeekTj
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Best steak in all of San Miguel county, wonderful crab cake, great atmosphere. Good selection of wine. wood burning stove for the cold winter months.

Thank bmwColorado
Fort Defiance, Az
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We dined here over 4th of July weekend, after a beautiful hike along the Lizard Head trail. The hostess/server was delightful. We each enjoyed an appetizer-the corn chowder and crab cakes- shared a bottle of wine and split an early bird steak special. The prices were reasonable for the quality...best we have had in the Telluride area. The bread alone... More 

Thank Nicola S
Telluride, Colorado
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014

The drive from Telluride to Rico is beautiful, and the treat waiting at the end is the Argetine Grill. The chef, Eamonn, creates a wonderful menu: delicious soups (the corn bisque with crab is outstanding), wonderful entrees, all accompanied with fresh baked bread and whole cloves of roasted garlic. The prices are incredibly fair, even if you don't go for... More 

Thank Carol M
Memphis, Tennessee
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is attached to a quaint quirky miners residence turned hotel. The food is AMAZING! So unexpected and wonderful! Try everything from the limited menu. Dinner cost was very acceptable for the quality and freshness and taste of everything. Get away from the overprice pomp of Telluride and make the 30min beautiful drive to Rico and stay the night.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 S Glasgow Ave, Rico, CO 81332
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Rico
  • Phone Number: +1 970-967-3000
Chef Eamonn O'Hara brings to the quiet town of Rico the Argentine Grille-named after the Argentine mining company-his cuisine is contemporary modern American cuisine-with heavy emphasis on local organic meats & produce giving the restaurant a distinctively regional flair.O'Hara has been fortunate to work with some of the worlds top chefs like Wolfgang Puck and Dean Fearing of Mansion on Turtle Creek fame.

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