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Argentine Grill

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124 S Glasgow Ave, Rico, CO 81332
+1 970-967-3000
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Wed - Sun 17:00 - 20:00
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Omaha, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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.

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Durango, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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

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Tucson, Arizona
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 

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Colorado
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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.

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Fort Defiance, Az
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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 

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Telluride, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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 

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Thank Carol M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Demorest, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

My husband eat here every summer. The food is excellent. My husband had the salmon and I had the flat iron steak...both were delicious. We have been twice this summer and might try to go again.

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New York
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Chef Eamonn is here because he loves living in a tiny little out of the way mining town and his cuisine competes with any in any city. There was an early bird special ($15.00) but we aren't early birds. Very nice bottle of Spanish Godello wine ($40.00 and the most expensive white in the house), delicious corn and mixed vegetable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 20:00
Thursday
17:00 - 20:00
Friday
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?