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Re: “Borriello Brothers - Fontaine

This Pizza WAS awesome, But no longer is very good.

Borriello Brothers Pizza used to be my favorite. I moved to the Springs from Upstate NY where NY Style pizza abounds. It's just something about the crust and sauce that makes it so good.

When Borriello Brothers first arrived in town there was not a location near our home so I used to drive out of my way downtown to pick up pies at their only location. I would have driven just about anywhere for this pizza. That was back in 2009 I believe.

Unfortunately the last two times we have ordered pizza, the latest being Dec 3, 2011 it just wasn't the same. The crust is rubbery now. Not sure I'll ever go there again since it is not the great pizza it used to be. The last two pizzas that weren't very good came from the Centennial location. I'm not sure if it is the ovens or downgrade in ingredients but the pizza is no longer to die for. I may go... more »Note the dates of the reviews. The older reviews are much better than the recent reviews. Used to be great but not worth the money any longer.

Borriello Brothers Pizza used to be my favorite. I moved to the Springs from Upstate NY where NY Style pizza abounds. It's just something about the crust and sauce that makes it so good.

When Borriello Brothers first arrived in town there was not a location near our home so I used to drive out of my way downtown to pick up pies at their only location. I would have driven just about anywhere for this pizza. That was back in 2009 I believe.

Unfortunately the last two times we have ordered pizza, the latest being Dec 3, 2011 it just wasn't the same. The crust is rubbery now. Not sure I'll ever go there again since it is not the great pizza it used to be. The last two pizzas that weren't very good came from the Centennial location. I'm not sure if it is the ovens or downgrade in ingredients but the pizza is no longer to die for. I may go back and try the pizza downtown to see it that has also changed. Very disappointing.

Similar to Amanda's Fonda that we used to love... until they increased the size of the restaurant and lost the specialness of the food. The homemade chips were to die for but now they are no different than low grade chips you can get at the grocery store. It just seems as restaurants grow quality declines unfortunately.

Poor Richards still has great pizza, which trumps Borriello Brothers now. And Il Vicino Wood-Oven Pizza are also very good but not NY style.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Lisa Bauer Supancic on 12/05/2011 at 12:59 PM

Re: “Amanda's Fonda

Used to be good. New management has changed the recipes to something extremely bland. Salsa and margaritas are not the same, either. Poor service. Probably won't go back :(

4 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Debbie Ramsey on 11/11/2011 at 7:39 PM

Re: “Ruffrano's Hell's Kitchen Pizza

I was perturbed that it took them 25 minutes to make a calzone. I got 2 slices of the macaroni & cheese pizza, which was tasty, but was surprised at how long it took them to bake the calzone. There was nobody ahead of me but I saw 2 take out pizzas (by that I mean I saw someone pick one up and another one that was being delivered). I was disappointed to find that there was a semi decent amount of toppings in it but there was more than 30% of just bread. I've been told it's hit or miss there and in my case, it was a miss.

1 like, 5 dislikes
Posted by Michelle Lobo-Brown on 10/08/2011 at 3:16 PM

Re: “Ruffrano's Hell's Kitchen Pizza

I'm sorry but I cannot rate this place very favorably. We were just there (Sat evening, July 30) and it was a disorganized mess. The pizza was not bad (although not the best I've ever had or anything), but they completely messed up our order as well as several other customer orders. If they can ever figure things out, they should be in good shape. I was frankly surprised they didn't offer us any sort of comp or anything, that was a little disappointing. Thumbs down at this point.

2 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Eric Myles Hancock on 07/30/2011 at 7:01 PM

Re: “English Dockside

service was terrible - my guest said I wasted their time!

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by nlcatter on 06/23/2011 at 10:54 PM

Re: “Firehouse BBQ and Sports Bar

I will never eat here again. The wait staff is NOT attentive at all, and never got offered refills the whole time. The food was okay, but nothing exciting, especially for the prices they charge. It used to be a better restaurant when it first opened. Don't waste your time or money. And they were out of several things on the menu. Yeah, great way to run your business. Never going back.

Posted by jesjosha on 06/18/2011 at 11:07 PM

Re: “La Baguette French Bakery-Café - Colorado

La Baguette at Garden of Gods and Chestnut: Nice job on recent upgrades and always good food. Long term/frequent customer. However, cashier shorted me $5 in change last time I went. I'll continue to go, but you bet I'll count everything from now on, and I'll probably tip them less. Their loss.

Posted by LeoK on 06/18/2011 at 2:51 PM

Re: “Five Guys Burgers and Fries

and you all dont even know about Drifters? how dare you write a reviews good or otherwise!

5 guys is overpriced and messy

Posted by nlcatter on 06/16/2011 at 6:42 PM

Re: “Little London Cake Shoppe

My daughters wedding cake was beautiful, just like the picture we chose for the design/decor. However it was all over crumble and dried, all the three layers...and costed WAY more than the one in the previous comment...
If you want just lookings, go for it; but if you want moist and taste, definitivelly try another bakery!!!

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by suca on 06/14/2011 at 12:17 PM

Re: “Five Guys Burgers and Fries

More acclaimed than In-n-Out. . . you've got to be kidding me. I love how they have to post all their testimonies on the wall. Let's be honest, if the place was really that good, you wouldn't need all these HUGE BOARDS on the wall with LARGE WORDS telling you how good their stuff was, you would just know when you bit into their burger. The first time I went my burger was --terribly-- soggy (it was a disgraceful to burgers everywhere). Went again a week ago, there burger was still soggy, but measured up better. Their fries are actually decent, but to compare any of it to In-n-Out is absolutely rubbish. For the money, I'll just go to Sonic; they have better drinks there anyway.

The only reason this joint gets 2 stars instead of 1 is their fries are slightly -- yes, slightly -- redeeming.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by skaname on 06/06/2011 at 10:12 PM

Re: “The Omelette Parlor

if the place did not look so run down, paint !

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by nlcatter on 03/24/2011 at 5:28 PM

Re: “Jun Japanese Restaurant - Dublin

We visited Jun's for our anniversary on Sat Feb 5, 2011 and it was not very busy. Pretty snowy out. We read they had the best sushi so decided to check it out. Yes the sushi was good but the atmosphere was kinda run down. We were not greeted when we walked in and so did not know if we should seat ourself so we did. The server was preoccupied with a table of two customers. We finally got a menu and drink and ordered. Got our food but were never asked if we would like water or another drink. She came and checked on us once immediately after we got the food and then not again until we finished eating. Overall, I am rating a 2 star because to me service and atmosphere is also key to having a returnable experience. Unfortunately we won't be back.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by Sushi lover on 02/08/2011 at 9:09 PM

Re: “Canyon Coffee & Café

I had a very disappointing meal at Canyon Coffee and Cafe today. An omelette that was poorly prepared with veggies. The green pepper slices were as big as my thumb. The eggs were undercooked. The English muffin was tasteless. The butter was a bit rancid. I'll not be eating there again. Apparently the owner is trying to sell the restaurant. I wonder if he's already left....

0 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by coloradoshopper on 12/07/2010 at 6:21 PM

Re: “The Golden Bee

It sounds like it would be fun but it's REALLY corny - hated the songs.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:26 PM

Re: “BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

The menu is huge, which is usually a bad sign. The food was average - nothing special. Typical soul-less national chain.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:25 PM

Re: “Amanda's Fonda

Lately, it seems dirty with mediocre food.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:23 PM

Re: “Mediterranean Cafe

The spanakopita is the worst I have ever had, same with the baklava. The service is not great. The only thing that is good there are the gyros.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Jesyka on 11/12/2010 at 9:44 AM

Re: “Flatiron's American Bar and Grill

The service was great and the atmosphere was great, but the food was meh. I like to go out to eat for things that I cannot make better at home, and they failed on all 3 entrees ordered. Probably won't go back.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Jesyka on 11/12/2010 at 8:12 AM

Re: “Firehouse BBQ and Sports Bar

Any bbq place I've ever been to that has really good bbq focuses just on that and the bbq stands on its own, they don't have to have chicken fried steak, catfish, etc. just good, authentic bbq. But this place just isn't that good, ate there once and that was enough, not just because of the food but the prices they're charging.

Posted by CC on 11/11/2010 at 12:42 PM

Re: “Borriello Brothers - 8th

It's to bad, pizza started out great, but has gone steadly down hill since... the general attitude has never been good (thought they were going for that NY attitude)

8 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Deirdre deProspero on 10/31/2010 at 9:59 AM

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