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“First Plato's experience”
Review of Plato's Restaurant

Plato's Restaurant
Ranked #18 of 160 Restaurants in Aspen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$55
Cuisines: American
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Good for: View, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: We offer a shuttle service every half hour (full and half hour) to town and back, stopping at Ruby Park and the Hotel Jerome.
Description: CURRENTLY UNDERGOING RENOVATION - WILL REOPEN JUNE 2018 Plato's Restaurant "The first and greatest of necessities is food, which is the condition of life and existence." - Plato's Republic, Book 2 Bask in the golden sunset as you dine on the finest and most inspiring cuisine in the city at Plato's Restaurant, featuring local and regional fair as flavorful as the surroundings. Our exceptional Culinary Team selects the perfect seasonal ingredients to make your meal a truly memorable one. Come early and unwind with a glass of wine or specialty cocktail by the fire in the Hefner lounge. The magnificent view becomes as much a part of the experience as the delicious meal. Thank you for a wonderful winter season. We look forward to seeing you in June!
Reviewed 13 August 2014

The food,service, and hospitality at Plato's restaurant is #1. I've been in the restaurant business for over 30 years and can say i would be proud to be a part of Plato's team. The best food I think I have ever had. The staff was friendly and provided exceptional service.

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Thank Colleen S
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Ashley L, Food and Beverage Director at Plato's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2014

Dear Colleen S,

Thank you very much for your visit and kind words. We have a great team in Plato's as well as our entire resort. We hope you come and visit us soon, as the pleasure is all ours.

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Reviewed 11 August 2014

This restaurant is part of the Aspen Meadows complex where a lot of "think tank" type events are held; it is close by the Aspen Music Festival Grounds. This restaurant is open to the public and is worth going a tiny bit away from the main part of Aspen to visit. The setting is great, the food is wonderful (the dessert menu is over-the-top). I found the wait staff very knowledgeable and friendly and the service overall terrific.

Thank John G
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Ashley L, General Manager at Plato's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2014

John, I am so glad you enjoyed your dinner with us. Aaron's food is wonderful and Aleece, our Pastry Chef, will be thrilled with your description of her creations as "over-the -top."
With your reference of Plato's as " Not on Main Street" let me take this time to inform you and others that we offer half hour shuttles into downtown Aspen, along with the local We-Cycle program to bike your way through the West End and as always we do offer underground parking.
Is was a pleasure to have you dine with us and look forward to seeing you in the future.

Bonnie Calderon
Plato's Manager

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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Went to platos for the first time since moving to aspen two years ago and It was awesome! Beautiful view from dining room, excellent service (which lately i have been noticing that alot of places are lacking) and the food was delicious. Highly recommended.

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Thank ladymouse7
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Ashley L, Food and Beverage Director at Plato's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2014

We would like to thank you, Ladymouse7, for giving Plato's a try. We are elated that you enjoyed your meal as well as our great service. We hope that you continue to visit us, as we look forward to serving you.

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Reviewed 7 August 2014

The dining room is attractive and suggested better results. Our waitress was less knowledgeable about the dishes than we would have liked. My main dish, the rack of lamb, was very good but the sides were not well heated.

Thank Carol B
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Ashley L, General Manager at Plato's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2014

Carol B,

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. It is always helpful to hear about those things
which we can always improve upon. In the event, you give us another try, please let me know your dining with us again, so that we may be able to give you the dining experience you were expecting.

Bonnie Calderon
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Plato's Restaurant

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Reviewed 7 August 2014

We travel every year to Aspen in the summer and this is definitely one of the best restaurants we have eaten in many years , the food was delicious, service incredible.
Our waitress (Hanna) was friendly and helpful with us. The view from the restaurant is great. We love the chicken with corn pure, the scallops were perfectly cooked, the beer tartar was a delicacy, chef Aron is extremely talented and he knows how to blend the flavor a , colors and textures to create truly sublime dishes.

The deserve its like the icing on the cake, it was also a great surprise how huge and imaginative the cocktails offer was.
Definitely we will be back!!!!!

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Thank Nelva C
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