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Ace Gillett's

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American, Bar, Pub
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239 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2810
19704494797
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16:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This underground jazz restaurant is a hidden gem! Casual dinning at a reasonable price! The food was made with locally grown sources. Friends and I shared the hummus, truffle fries and sliders. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. We had Nicole and I believe Sarah. The sliders are a must if anything!!!! Had a wonderful evening here! Worth the... More 

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Thank Toni-Marie L
Colorado
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302 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool spot. It feel kind of like a prohibition-era secret bar, tucked downstairs behind a big steel door, then, voila, you're in a hip, swanky gin joint. Music fun, the food is good, the drinks always elegant.

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Thank PucksterColorado
Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review. We greatly enjoy wowing our guests, and hope you come back and see us again soon! More 

North Salt Lake, Utah
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334 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Ace Gillett's is like stepping back in time to a place where the cocktails are the centerpiece with good food and jazz on the side. We enjoyed two old fashioned cocktails with a variety of tapas and and left highly satisfied. We arrived at 7:30, had no trouble getting a table, and received attentive service throughout. the hour and a... More 

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Thank diinslc
Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We're so glad you enjoyed your evening with us. Come back and see us again soon! More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went to Ace Gillett's on Saturday night. We were excited to check it out since it has been here for years and we never stopped in before this weekend. We unfortunately weren't impressed. First we waited for about 5-10 minutes at the door and then were taken in to find at least 4 or 5 open tables and space... More 

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Thank darindcox
Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback; we appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your experience. We strive to provide the best service and quality to all our guests, and will do our best to exceed your expectations in the future. Please don't hesitate to contact us with any other concerns. More 

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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I've found this place while travelling on business with my team. The food was indescribably delectable with all ingredients beautifully balanced. It was hard to believe, but all 10 individuals were very pleased with the food! The restaurant was an underground tapas, very clean, very elegant, and chic. The server was friendly, very quick, and very well dressed. Overall would... More 

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Thank Andy M
Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback Andy! We're so glad you and your party enjoyed your evening with us. Come back and enjoy the experience again soon, we'll save you a seat! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

My wife and I stopped in on a Sunday night and heard very good jazz accompanied by various walk on artists from the area. Good acoustics. Intimate setting. Excellent creative bartender although we only had wine. No cover charge when we went.

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Thank quigley66
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Located on College in Old Town, Ace Gillett's is not to be missed....though you will have to look carefully to find it. So, first you will have to find the stairs to go down stairs to the entry door on the left. It is located beneath the Armstrong Hotel. Listen for the live jazz and make your way to the... More 

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Thank John L
Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review John! We're delighted you enjoyed your evening with us (we'll tell Sam you had a great evening as well, she'll love that!). Come back and see us again soon. More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I love the atmosphere here and getting off the main drag into a cozy subterranean jazz club. But, I go here for the pork belly. I love their pork belly!

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Peoria, Arizona
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Wanted to pop in for a quick adult bevvie and cherry-temple for my 9-year old and they welcomed us with open arms.... The interior is very dark and has a great jazzy vibe. So cool they made a mom and her daughter fit in during early happy hour!

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Thank didi831
Shannon M, Public Relations Manager at Ace Gillett's, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in! We're so glad you and your daughter enjoyed the experience. Come back for more mom and daughter time soon? More 

Eustis, Nebraska
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

The atmosphere, the drinks, the service were all fabulous. It takes you back in time actually....Live Jazz band all weekend and they were so wonderful. We didn't eat here, but did see the food brought out and it looked wonderful. I can't say enough good about this place. The service both nights was excellent and the drinks are awesome.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 02:00
Saturday
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2810
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Fort Collins
  • Phone Number: 19704494797
Description
Not fifty feet below the historic Armstrong Hotel, Ace Gillett's celebrates a bygone era of exquisite service, timeless style, classic cocktails, and expert cuisine. Sip a handcrafted martini from our signature drink menu, or partake in that perfect pairing of wine and unforgettable fare. Your evening of revelry, live music, and familiar comfort at Ace Gillett's is the continuation of yesteryear.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?