Acquolina Trattoria & Pizzeria
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Address: 415 East Main Street, Aspen
Hours: 11:30a-12a everyday
If you’re looking for authentic Italian food after a long day on the slopes, Acquolina Trattoria & Pizzeria is a great choice. Both the owner and executive chef are from Italy, so they know how to cook Italian as it is meant to be. The atmosphere in Acquolina is lively and upbeat, with live music, making it a perfect place for a family or business dinner. The food and atmosphere, combined with attentive service, make for a great meal.
What They’re Known for: Acquolina is known for their Italian food, social scene, and wine. Because both the owner and the executive chef are from Italy, you can count on authentic cuisine. Their upbeat environment and décor are conversation starters in and of themselves, making Acquolina an excellent choice for an intimate dining experience. They are also known for their extensive wine list, including vintage wines, so get a drink to enjoy with your meal.
What to Watch for: Acquolina can be expensive, especially if you buy one of their higher priced wines. The servers are encouraged to upsell. Take a look at the menu before you come in, and you’ll be better prepared if your server is on the pushy side. Or simply give yourself permission to splurge during vacation.