United States > Colorado > Salida
3fourths (1385) Boulder, Colorado | October 14, 2011| Updated October 15, 2011
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 11/20
more popular to townsfolk as a pizzeria than a brewery. small bar up front, 5-6 beer on tap, 1-2 seasonals/specials. busy at lunchtime on a friday. didnít eat. drank a double ipa next to some locals with moustaches.
soul11man (54) Portland, Oregon | August 18, 2011
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Great pizza and beer joint. Fun atmosphere, great beers with a decent house selection. Nice experimental varieties like the Green Chile Ale. If you are hanging out or passing through Salida this is a great stop.
performula (28) Heart of the Rockies, Colorado | July 13, 2011
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 10/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 20/20
The pizzas are great and the beers are very good. Service has always been superb. Prices donít break the bank either.
bleeng (144) Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas | August 20, 2010
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Located downtown in a surprisingly vibrant area. Very busy when we were there mid-week in August 2010. Like a few before me noted, the ordering/seating process is a bit confusing but once you get the hang of it youíre ok. Large pizza list and 6-8 house beers. The pizza was very good and the IPA and oaked/smoked porter were solid. Purchased a chili beer to go-yet to have it. Overall a good experience and the service was good once seated. Recommended.
bblack99 (30) Kansas City, Missouri | August 12, 2010
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Busy little funky joint in the small town of Salida, nested between the Sawatch and Sangre de Cristo Ranges of Colorado. A little chaotic when you first walk in, as thereís a strange system of getting your seat, then returning to the entrance to place you order. Other than that, service was perfectly fine and everyone was friendly. Beer selection is limited to just the houseís own brews, but there were 6 or 7 different styles on tap when I stopped in. Great beers, everything available in a growler for just over $11. Starting to bottle their beers, but tonight only the green chile was available in a bomber. Expanded bottling and distribution would be awesome!
Back on point -- food is as good as just about any youíll find in a brewpub, where beer should be the star. Goat cheese wood-fired pizza in rural(ish) Colorado? Sweet! A little pricey, but good quality stuff costs a bit more when you get away from the big city. If youíre ever in Salida, whether hiking or just passing through, be sure to eat and drink at Amicas!
Alerider (42) Indianapolis, Indiana | September 13, 2009
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Fun place in this small town. Good beers, great food and service.
jb43 (47) Colorado Springs, Colorado | May 31, 2009
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
Small local brewpub. Good selection of beer on tap (7 brews). Food was very good. Value and service were decent. Bartenders and waitstaff were busy but attentive and friendly. Didnít really like the set-up of ordering before you sat down though. Green Chile beer and Headwaters IPA were very good.
Crosling (70) Fort Collins, Colorado | March 27, 2008
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Really enjoyed my stop here this past summer. Solid ales. Cool atmosphere, friendly service. I was there when they opened and a large line formed behind me. The locals obviously love this place, I would to. Amicas is an impressive establishment.
BeerandBlues2 (772) San Diego, California | November 2, 2007
58 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 12/20
Quaint, nearly upscale brewery and eatery tucked in a sleepy little town. The interior is very nicely decorated with local artwork. Nice selection of 7 house beers on draught along with a wonderful wood-oven baked pizza. This is a nice watering hole stuck in central Colorado.
AndrewKoransky (4) Salida, Colorado | November 5, 2006
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
While hunting around Colorado for a landing spot, we discovered Amicas in Salida Colorado. It was part of our decision to move to the area. The IPA is a great session beer. Pizza, hot sandwiches, and the like are all good, but the lactose intolerant would do well to bring their lactase enzyme pills. :-) Lots of cheese throughout the tasty menu.
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