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Mutu's Italian Kitchen

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701 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5403
+1 970-375-2701
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It didn't start well. At all. The hostess was. A (insert b word). She not only wasn't interested in seating us in a nearly empty restaurant, she was downright annoyed that we were bothering her by coming to the restaurant. Turns out, she's the manager! We sat down and agreed: if things didn't dramatically improve, we were leaving. They most... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Mutu's for dinner one of the nights we were in Durango. We were pleased with the food, service and ambiance. I had the Deep Dish Lasagna and my husband had the Spaghetti with meatballs. He had me try one his meatballs and they were really, really good. My lasagna was great. We also had salads and split... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Start with a complement or two. The atmosphere in Mutu's is terrific. Huge, high ceilings, seating on two different levels, lots of space between tables. Sara was a good as a waitperson gets. Unfortunately, then there was the food. Dinner for two. We started with the antipasto plate. Visually, it was wonderful. A giant pile of shredded lettuce served as... More 

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Page, Arizona
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Love their home made bread. Had the veal porcini which was to die for. Lady had the mahi mahi and loved it. Sarah the waitress was great with her suggestions and friendliness. A block above the bustle of downtown, more relaxing.

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Manitou Springs, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were traveling on but spent the night nearby and decided on Italian Food for dinner. The ambience was wonderful and open in feel. Our food was outstanding and our waitress made a great wine suggestion for us. The cannoli was excellent for dessert as well. We would definitely return.

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Laguna Woods, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a neat and very popular restaurant and a definite favorite of the locals. The food and drink are excellent, and the service is very good. It has a nice atmosphere and is highly recommended. We sat at the bar, and it was fun.

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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Mutu's offerings are just average, nothing special to write home about, but definitely acceptable. We opted for other dining options for subsequent evenings.

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Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This truly was: "OK, let's do the Italian" and turned out to be amazing food! Busy Friday night, but managed to get the table. Very nice atmosphere , friendly service. Portions big, so careful on ordering starters and main dishes as there will be no room for a dessert...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We didn't have a reservation and we were told the wait was 45 minutes but it was open seating in the bar. The bar was practically empty and the bartender was a great guy! Our dinner was delicious and the cocktails and dessert was great too! The lighting, ambiance, food, and fabulous service couldn't be beat!

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Wheaton, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We ordered drinks and an appetizer in the bar while we waited for our table. Service was very slow - neither were served to us before we went to our table at least 20 minutes later. However, the Bruschetta was fabulous when it did get to us. Our service in the dinning room was good as was the rest of... More 

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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$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5403
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-375-2701

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?