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303 W Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3132
+1 970-565-7366
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“house salad” (5 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
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303 W Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3132
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

We expected better. Portions were small, bread basket had two tiny pieces of bread for two people. Food was tasteless. I had linguini with clam sauce and it supposedly was cream based but the cream was runny, and looked more like milk. Guess they did...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 30 April 2017

My husband loves Italian food and we had long wanted to try Nero's but our timing had always been off as they are open for dinner only. On our latest visit, we were there at the right time. I noted in their advertising that they...More

Thank misspWestSlope_CO
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I had a house salad and eggplant parmesan which was absolutely delicious. The portion was substantial and the only reason I almost finished it is I had not eaten since breakfast. My husband had spaghetti and meatballs and kept commenting on the marinara sauce and...More

Thank Zola C
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Because the weather in March was mild for Colorado, I set out to visit friends of many years. Cortez is a hub for many destinations if you like the western atmosphere and the great outdoors. I have eaten dinner at Nero's every time I'm in...More

Thank S E
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We came in around 8 and had a good dinner here. They have a small-ish menu and no pizza, but all the food is very good. They also have a full bar and make good drinks. We enjoyed our meal a lot and would come...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Having sampled Italy's 'real-deals' in dining from the Alps to Taranto way down on The Med, we found Nero's on the main drag of Cortez on US160 a refreshing, authentic surprise. Nero's is not fancy, but you can cound on great food at a reasonable...More

Thank Sp00k2
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at Nero many times while transiting this area. It was always a treat, one of our favorite restaurants anywhere. Ate there last night and we were very disappointed. The portions were very small (calamari, spaghetti and meatballs, chicken picata) and almost tasteless....More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for evening meal while on vacation. It is Italian but it is not a pizza place & no pizza on the menu. Relatively small inside but well appointed, cozy & comfortable. We were greeted & seated right away. Nice menu and specials. Reasonable...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Small on main street of Cortez, an unexpected delicious Italian meal. Clean and attentive service, we ordered from the regular menu despite the tempting specials of the day. We both had house salads, mine with a creamy Chianti dressing and my husband had herbed ranch....More

Thank LS M
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Wanted Italian on a Monday night and this was only place open. Lucky for us, as the food was great. Nothing fancy, just very good authentic Italian food, at a very reasonable price. Simple plates, flatware, and even quaint wine glasses I hadn't seen in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
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16:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 W Main St, Cortez, CO 81321-3132
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Cortez
  • Phone Number: +1 970-565-7366
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