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“A sit back and relax ambiance”
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Columbine Restaurant
Cuisines: American
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Rifle, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A sit back and relax ambiance”
Reviewed 11 May 2012

Wonderful, friendly service good eats and reasonable.

Visited May 2012
1 Thank Bud K
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Rifle, Colorado, USA
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Bad service and marginal food.”
Reviewed 28 July 2011

We called to ask the hours. They told us what time they close. So we took a large group all the way out to the middle of nowhere. An employee met us at the door to tell us they decided at the last minute to close 2 & 1/2 hour early. (it had been 30 minutes since we had called). We went back on another day and the food was fast food quality but not as bad as the service.

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Thank bubba2244
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Colorado Springs, CO
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
“Lovely setting, OK food.”
Reviewed 22 September 2009

Columbine Restaurant is located on the Rifle Creek Golf Course. To get there, go north on Hwy 13 from Rifle, turn right on HWY 325, drive about two miles until you see the golf course on the right. (Our GPS wanted us to turn too soon and never could find it.)

We thought we might need reservations on a Sunday for lunch. No reservations were needed -- in fact, the restaurant was nearly empty on the gorgeous mid-September Sunday we were there. We also wondered if it would be a fancy "country club" restaurant. We found it is very casual -- a few people came in wearing golf togs, had a beer, and watched football.

The best part about Columbine Restaurant is the setting and the view. It overlooks the lovely golf course. There is a deck for dining al fresco.

The food was OK. The salad bar was limited. Service was slow and inatttentive -- especially given the few patrons on the day we were there.

BTW - our favorite discovery in Rifle was Vallarta Restaurant on W. 3rd St. We loved it ! Highly recommended. See separate review.

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Thank coloradocarol
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