Il Mulino New York - Aspen
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Il Mulino New York - Aspen

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://ilmulino.com/aspen.html
  • Phone: 9702051000
  • Hours of Operation:
    Daily, 11a- to Close
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Private dining and exquisite catering at every level.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hunter Street
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
A word from Il Mulino New York - Aspen
Il Mulino New York - Aspen is now open for the winter season.

The mountains of the Abruzzo region of Italy inspired our hearty, authentic cuisine, which we perfected to worldwide acclaim in our flagship New York restaurant. At Il Mulino New York- Aspen, this mix of old-world authenticity and new world refinement comes to another mountain, the playground for the fashionable. Bring the Alps of Italy to Aspen Mountain by sharing antipasti and a bottle of fine wine on our heated patio, as you enjoy the Aspen—and Italian!—tradition of après ski.
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Il Mulino New York - Aspen reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Good food but very expensive.
    EspressoVIP
    Dined on 3/29/2013
    Good food but very expensive. Great views and good people watching. When we first sat down, we were attended to right away and given great complimentary dishes. The down side: There was only 2 wines on the red wine list that were under $100. The staff disappeared the last 40 minutes of our meal. Bottled water was $9 a bottle for Panna or $12 for a bottle of Pelligrino. Our party of 6 were given our bill with 20% gratuity added. So we paid 20% tip on top of tax and 3 bottles of wine.
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    special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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  • A special Aspen experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/25/2013
    Risotta de Mare to die for, everyone sampled each others pasta, each one as flavorful and tender as the next. Service was first class with the ambience of an upscale restaurant in a more relaxed ski town setting. Ate several times at the Florida restaurant, Aspen is the best. Everyone had the experience they expected and more.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, scenic view, hot spot
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  • Spendy and well worth it
    Yreme
    Dined on 3/20/2013
    A contemporary restaurant located in Little Nell first may be one of the best locations in Aspen. Well trained staff very knowledgable of both the wine list and menu were very helpful and attentive. The complimentary dishes that were brought out at the start was a prelude to the amazing dishes to follow. The kids (5&8 yr olds) shared calamari to start which may have been some of the freshest we have had. Their entre fettuccine with truffle sauce and peas fantastic as well. Ours started with truffle ravioli followed by veal and sole again amazing. I don't think we could find a plate that we wouldn't have enjoyed. It is expensive but well worth it. People watching very entertaining as well.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
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  • Without question it's the
    AnnSBVIP
    Dined on 3/14/2013
    Without question it's the best restaurant in Aspen! Service is attentive but not stuffy. Very relaxed atmosphere and outstanding food!
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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  • Very very loud inside. Mushroom
    Lookingforfinedining
    Dined on 3/12/2013
    Very very loud inside. Mushroom ravioli is outstanding
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    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Overpriced for the quality
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    Overpriced for the quality and quantity. The wait staff was great, but $38 for a plate of spaghetti is for people with more money than brains
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  • WE had a great waiter. The
    OpenTable Diner Since 2001VIP
    Dined on 3/7/2013
    WE had a great waiter. The chicken parm is as good as it gets.
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  • We have dined in Il Mulino
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/25/2013
    We have dined in Il Mulino in NYC and we were expecting a similar experience in their Aspen location. Although the food and service were very good, we missed the old world charm of Il Mulino in New York. The intimacy and the feeling of being transported to Italy while dining in their New York restaurant are completely lacking in the large, open, modern restaurant in Aspen.
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  • Over priced even for Aspen.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/19/2013
    Over priced even for Aspen. Except for the lobster, there was nothing outstanding about the food or the service. There are much better restaurants in Aspen.
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  • Great food with a great view
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 2/15/2013
    Great food with a great view of skiing on Aspen Mountain. Outstanding service from all. Menu selection for all palates
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    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Mediocre food and very expensive.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Mediocre food and very expensive. Much better Italian restaurants in Aspen. We didn't liek it 3 years ago, but decided to give it another chance. Won't be going back again.
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  • We have always loved Il Mulino
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 1/25/2013
    We have always loved Il Mulino in Chicago- sexy dark and charming. This was quiet and pretty empty and our service seemed disinterested.
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  • Quite expensive for rather
    chinacatVIP
    Dined on 12/26/2012
    Quite expensive for rather average Italian food... not up to the standards of their Miami sister restaurant which we love.
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  • Wonderful service. Took a
    DeeKVIP
    Dined on 12/24/2012
    Wonderful service. Took a group of 5 and all had great meals.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • meatballs not recommended
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 12/18/2012
    We enjoyed the multiple amuse bouche. I asked the waiter about a few wines and they said they had a sommelier but when I asked to speak to them they said she was off that night. My husband enjoyed his shrimp fra diablo,and another diner enjoyed his pollo dish. They said that either they had a special of spaghetti and meatballs or it was their specialty ( made with 4 meats veal, beef, pork and chicken livers). My daughter and I tried them. They were dense and tough. We could not cut them with the fork. Reminded me of potted meat.No special taste. We did not eat our dinner and they did not charge us for spaghetti and meatballs. I suggested that the kitchen staff try the meat balls themselves. We ended with a lovely ricotta cheese cake.
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  • Went in the off season in
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/29/2012
    Went in the off season in October, and had the Monday Night Football menu, which consisted of a bowl of pasta and a beer. The pasta was good, but nothing special, and even at this special price was quite expensive. It is not very friendly, and usually way too expensive for what you get. This location seems to lack good management setting the proper priorities.
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  • Service staff lacking, kitchen
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/20/2012
    Service staff lacking, kitchen not up to my expected standard for this kind of culinary establishment. The other locations for Mulino (NY, Orlando) are fantastic! Mulino does Disney proud, but leaves Aspen wanting more. Mezza Luna Aspen Italian is more worthy.
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    romantic, special occasion
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  • Second Time Not a Charm
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/13/2012
    Was there years ago for soft opening and it was fantastic. Possibly being mud season the "B" chef was on, however, the food was way over seasoned, which is unacceptable for this level of restaurant and price point. The bread was at least a week old. The only positives on the night was my date and a generous pour on the Chianti. Will not return.
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  • This is a far cry from the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 9/19/2012
    This is a far cry from the mothership in NYC. Not impressed.
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  • Horrible experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/16/2012
    in spite of there only being two people in the restaurant (us), we waited an extremely long time for our food. While we waited, no one acknowledged or explained the reason for the wait. When the food did arrive, it was edible but worth nowhere near the price charged. With two people at the bar, two people in the restaurant and the prices charged for the food, one would think that he would get his food in a reasonable period of time. I will never return!
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  • We were there in the off season
    LetsgooutVIP
    Dined on 9/8/2012
    We were there in the off season - so not very crowded. It is located at the base of the ski mountain. Food was excellent, as was the service. We went for our anniversary, so I was a little disapointed that there were no white linens, etc. on the tables as depicted in magazine pictures and adds, but chalk it up to being the off season? Would return though. Beautiful views of the mountain.
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    fit for foodies, scenic view
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  • the truffle fries were not
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 9/7/2012
    the truffle fries were not crispy, they were starchy. the waiter said they were great, they were the opposite. Had the real thing today at Terra Bistro in Vail.
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    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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  • You won't find a more breathtaking
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 8/15/2012
    You won't find a more breathtaking patio location in Aspen - WOW! The food was pretty good and I would definitely give it another try as everyone in our party had salads. It was a little surprising that my friend who ordered the salad with tuna discovered when served that the tuna was from a can. Not even close to New York.
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    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, great for lunch
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  • No one, not even the Manager,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/9/2012
    No one, not even the Manager, knows what's on the menu!
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  • We took friends for their
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/29/2012
    We took friends for their first time dining at the base of Little Nell and they were very impressed! The food was amazing and the service fantastic! My question is, "Why, as Open Table members, were we restricted to dining at 6:00 PM?" There was only one other four top dining when we were there, which makes the restaurant seem unpopular and our friends wondered why we could not eat later. Our guests felt odd sitting in an empty restaurant. It made it feel as if we had not made a good choice, since we knew the "town" was full of people, yet no one was doing with us. Other than that, the evening was wonderful!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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  • Although the prices of food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/26/2012
    Although the prices of food have been reduced (thankfully) the wine list is still out of sight. $100 per bottle about the best choice on the menu. the restaurant was half full, at most, and service was just passable. Once our food was served no one checked back until they removed our plates. Aspen doesn't need dining options $100 per head, Il Mulino is going in the right direction to adjust that, but they are not there yet. Maybe lunch is a better option.
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    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch
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  • a star is fading..
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/13/2012
    it WAS a good restaurant..not any more. We didnt receive the quality,,,taste and experience of the past. We didnt get the traditional cheese when we arrived.. we orderes mussels...the portion was so small. the bread was old and cold...not like the one in NY or Las Vegas even,, I was a Il Mulino fan...but their Aspen outlet is facing troubles. the pasta was ok...not extraordinary, and the restaurant was empty. like this...it will not last.
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  • Il Mulino gone down hill
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 7/4/2012
    We were here two years ago and the food was fabulous. Two years laterand the restaurant has gone down hill. The food was, at best, average. The bread was awful. The appetizers didn't tastefresh. The whole food experience was "eh", butcost a fortune. We are never going back. Betterfood at Casa Tua!Btw, the service was good and the waiter was very nice.
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  • Fun and enjoyable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/4/2012
    Our best restaurant during our 4th of July visit period to Aspen.
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    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Not the same as other Il Mulino's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 6/30/2012
    Dined on 7/1/2012... Still very good food, but if you are used to the full Il Mulino experience from dining in another city, you will be disappointed. Nothing beats Il Mulino in NYC, and Las Vegas. Aspen's was good, but not the same recipes, and the bread and pre-meal items that Il Mulino is known for do not exist at the Aspen location. Would recommend both the chicken and veal parms. Skip the pasta bolognese, as it was just large chunks of tomatoes and onions over pasta (no sauce component to it). Still better than most italian places in Aspen. I like La Hosteria and Mezzaluna just as much.
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  • Very quiet for a Friday night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 6/22/2012
    Very quiet for a Friday night in June. We were the only party at 6pm. Staff was very nice. No vibe though due to no other patrons.
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  • We could only get a 9:00 PM
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/15/2012
    We could only get a 9:00 PM reservation and even when I called to see if we could get in they said no. When we arrived, the restaurant was almost completely empty! There was nothing special about this meal and the service was horrible.
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  • We dined the wednesday evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/13/2012
    We dined the wednesday evening before the Food and wine festival began. The restaurant was understaffed. only two servers on with one busser. Table maintenance was a issue. Drink refills were an opportunity. The busser or food runner that delivered our appetizer which took a very long time to come out didn't even know the food. The entrees also took a very long time, the first time one of our dishes came out it was incorrect, The second time it came it which was about 30 minutes later, the refire on the entree was inedible. Every table in our view that was seated outside were having the same bad experience. We witnessed several guests really letting the floor supervisor know how bad their experience was. Great wine list, great location.
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    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, scenic view
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  • A HUGE Disappointment!!!!
    Rick
    Dined on 6/4/2012
    A HUGE Disappointment!!!! Don't go in the "off season" (June???), One Waiter, one Bartneder, no Busser... NO SERVICE!!!! Three hour Dinner for 4 people with long breaks between courses...
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  • We were disappointed with
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 6/4/2012
    We were disappointed with our dining experience due to the service. It was early season in Aspen but they didn't have an adequate number of servers for the limited business. We were the first table to arrive but once additional diners arrived we received little attention from the server. Our entries arrive in a timely manner but that was it until I asked for the check. My water glass was empty for most of the meal and it was about 20 minutes from the completion of our entries until our empty plates were removed. On the positive side the food was excellent (Carpaccio, Spinach Salad and Veal Piccata) with the exception of the bread. After our comment the server advised us they were baking new bread which was delivered later.
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  • Great food but there were
    Dkleinpve
    Dined on 4/2/2012
    Great food but there were only 3 other tables with people at them. I could have been because the NCAA Basketball Championship was on but I don't think so.
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  • Overall it was horrible! The
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/21/2012
    Overall it was horrible! The food was really bad. The servers are nasty. Don't really speak English! It was much better before! Nobody really cares about you.
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  • We would definitely return,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 3/18/2012
    We would definitely return, but we would have liked a bit more description of the selections we ordered from our wait staff regarding how seasoned the dish was going to be. We had not expect spicy hot and we would like to have been warned about the heat and seasoning levels. Overall we recommend Il Mulino, love the location, interiors, staff and the food but will ask more questions next time. ASC Aspen
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • This was the worst experience
    KellyVIP
    Dined on 3/17/2012
    This was the worst experience we have had there. Never got drinks -- food came and we just wanted to leave.
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  • Needs a reboot.
    ja79VIP
    Dined on 3/15/2012
    Il Mulino in Aspen is, at their price point, a joke. Ingredients are low quality (lettuce, pasta!, and seafood) and the preparation and presentation are barely worthy of a moderately priced local Italian restaurant in any town. We had a soggy wilted and tasteless caesar salad - caprese with tasteless beefsteak tomatoes - out of box spaghetti topped with a tiny portion of tasteless clams - and shrimp scampi on a mound of soggy spinach so big that the whole plate looked gross. The service is downright weird (4-5 people will come to your table for service of one sort or another). The pasta a few steps away at Ajax Tavern puts Il Mulino to shame. Il Mulino needs new management in Aspen and, most likely, a new executive chef as well.
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