Dining Guide

Dining in Crested Butte is ALWAYS great! Michael Carlton of The Denver Post once said "Crested Butte has more fine dining restaurants per capita than any other town in the U.S.". Whether you crave a burger, sushi, elk tenderloin, steaks, seafood, or just relaxing with a unique cocktail, Crested Butte Dining won't disappoint.

**Mt. Crested Butte Restaurants**

9380 Prime

9380 Prime

Located just steps from the mountain slopes, 9380 Prime is the base area`s hot spot for slopeside dining and entertainment. 9380 Prime Restaurant and Bar is Crested Butte`s only ski-in/ski-out dining establishment, complete with a pet-friendly, outdoor patio and bar.
Location: In the Elevation Hotel, Mt. Crested Butte
Phone: 970-251-3030
Avalanche Bar and Grill

Avalanche Bar and Grill

Located at the ski area in Mt. Crested Butte, the Avalanche features breakfast, lunch and dinner daily with huge sandwiches, colossal salads, homemade soups, pizza, a great kids` menu, delectable desserts and all your favorite comfort foods. Don`t miss our nightly dinner specials. We celebrate happy hour from 3-7 daily with cheap drinks and marvelous munchies. Dine in or take out. Serving 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily.
Location: 15 Emmons Rd
Phone: 970-349-7195
Butte 66

Butte 66

Serving up casual lunch and dinner classics, along with delicious libations (including full strength milkshakes for 21+), live music and the best deck in the base area to soak in those Colorado bluebird days. We`ll bring you a drink while you lounge slopeside and watch family and friends cruise down Warming House Hill, or watch the kiddos bounce on the bungee trampoline on the deck.
Location: Mt. Crested Butte, Slopeside.
Phone: 970-349-4554
Brown Lab Pub and Bakery

Brown Lab Pub and Bakery

Fresh baked goods -- breakfast and lunch Full bar with Apres Ski specials
Phone: (970) 349-4757
Coal Breaker Coffee Company

Coal Breaker Coffee Company

Named after the local Floresta Coal Breaker - the largest coal breaking facility west of Pennsylvania in the late 1800`s - Coal Breaker Coffee offers one-stop convenience for a morning warm up. Be sure to check out the photographs and pieces of mining history that create a unique, historical ambiance from which the outlet get its name.
Phone: 970-349-2229
Paradise Warming House

Paradise Warming House

Talk about dining with a view! Spend your day doing laps on the Paradise Express Lift, then take a break at Paradise Warming House for libations (including the famous Bacon Bloody Mary!), and delicious cafeteria style food. Paradise also features the ONLY salad bar on the mountain! Pair that with a burger, soup, pasta or baked potato and you`ve got lunch made.
Phone: 970-349-2333
Iron Horse Tap

Iron Horse Tap

Iron Horse`s menu focuses on American comfort classics using only the finest ingredients available. The includes pizza, burger, BBQ and much more. Vegan and Gluten free options A kid friendly menu and dining room makes this a family favorite but don`t be mistaken, our bar is stocked with fine liquors and Colorado brews on tap.
Phone: 970.349.7300
Jefe`s

Jefe`s

Traditional Mexican fare made just for you. Our Stone Patio is the perfect place for a Margarita with some chips & salsa after your adventure on the slopes, or in the Adventure Park! Fast affordable and friendly. Open Daily 11 am - 4 pm
Phone: 970.349.4450
Trackers Bar & Lounge

Trackers Bar & Lounge

Lodge at Mountaineer Square, Mt. Crested Butte. Trackers is Mt. Crested Butte`s most comfortable year-round bar and lounge inside the luxurious Lodge at Mountaineer Square. Serving high-end whiskeys, bottled beer, fine wines and a tasty bar menu during the spring, summer and fall months and a heartier menu during the winter season. Live music, fireside seating in cozy furniture, two large plasma TV`s and outdoor patio seating makes this the perfect place for a peaceful drink or appetizer on the mountain. Open daily at 4 p.m. Private meeting, wedding and banquet facilities available.
Phone: 970-349-8032
Uley`s Cabin and Ice Bar

Uley`s Cabin and Ice Bar

Lunch at Uley`s Cabin and Ice Bar is for those skiers and riders who want both fine dining and a casual experience for their afternoon pause before heading back out on the slopes. Come visit our famous Ice Bar, which is exactly as it sounds, and toss a couple cocktails back while enjoying the incredible view and casual, yet delicious food Uley`s is known for.
Location: Mid-mountain
Phone: 970-349-2275
Waffle Cabin

Waffle Cabin

Located next to the Adventure Park. Golden delicious hand-snack Belgian sugar waffles.
Phone: 970-349-2333
The Woodstone Grille

The Woodstone Grille

The Grand Lodge, Mt. Crested Butte, CO. Located in the Grand Lodge Hotel in Mt. Crested Butte, the Woodstone Grille features breakfast and dinner daily. For breakfast enjoy a la carte specialties and a generous buffet. For dinner, enjoy regional Southwestern cuisine fused with an international flare and nightly specials. Apres Ski and Happy Hour start daily at 4 p.m. and provides a great opportunity to watch the game on HD Plasma TVs next to the fireplace. Open daily from 7 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. for breakfast and 5 p.m. for dinner. Large parties always welcome. Private meeting, wedding and banquet facilities available
Location: Grand Lodge , Mt. Crested Butte
Phone: 970-349-8000

**Town of Crested Butte Restaurants**

Bonez

Bonez

Bonez features an exciting collection of Mexican entrees, street tacos, and Crested Butte`s largest tequila selection. Have a fresh squeezed margarita at one of Crested Butte`s oldest historic bars, grab a seat at the 20 foot community table and enjoy house made chips, fresh salsa, queso blanco or their famous D.I.Y. guacamole.
Location: 130 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
Phone: 970-349-5118
Brick Oven Pizzeria

Brick Oven Pizzeria

Indulge in fresh brick oven-baked pizza, deep dish or thin crust. Wings, Subs and the largest salad bar in town. 24 beers on tap and a brand new full bar. Large patio seating and outdoor bar in the summer and fall.
Location: 223 Elk Avenue
Phone: 970-349-5044
Camp 4 Coffee

Camp 4 Coffee

"Best Coffee in Colorado: - Denver Post. We have what it takes to meet the most demanding coffee expectations. Stop by our garden located in Crested Butte at 4th and Elk in the historic License Plate coal shed.
Phone: 970-349-2500
Django`s

Django`s

Django`s restaurant & wine bar on Elk Avenue. Enjoy globally-inspired small plates are perfect for sharing and pairing with wines by the flight, quartino or bottle.
Location: 209 Elk Ave
Phone: 970-349-7574
Donita`s Cantina

Donita`s Cantina

The Cantina serves flavorful homemade Mexican food at affordable prices in a friendly, fun atmosphere. Kids are always welcome. Tasty entrees include fajitas, enchiladas, chimichangas and our gourmet nightly dinner specials. We serve many varieties of fresh lime juice top-shelf MARGARITAS.
Phone: 970-349-6674
Elk Ave Prime

Elk Ave Prime

Elk Ave. Prime Steak house is located in the heart of downtown Crested Butte on Elk Avenue. We feature hand cut highest quality USDA PRIME steaks, pastas, lamb chops, elk, pork chops, fresh garden salads and more. We also have a great kids menu. We have a vast array of import and domestic beers as well as the largest wine selection in the valley. You can enjoy any of our drinks from our outdoor patio or cozy up next to our fireplace, great after a long day of skiing. Elk Ave. Prime is one of the largest venues in Crested Butte, ideal for large parties.
Location: 226 Elk Avenue
Phone: 970-349-1221
First Ascent Coffee Roasters & The Guild Cafe

First Ascent Coffee Roasters & The Guild Cafe

First Ascent Coffee Roasters and The Guild Cafe have teamed up to offer the best in drinks, bakery items, and lunch.
Location: 212 Elk Ave
Phone: 970-349-5434
Ginger Cafe

Ginger Cafe

Sip our famous Mango Mojito or house infused Ginger Martini at the BEST HAPPY HOUR in town. Using only the freshest local, organic produce and natural meats. We specialize in Tai, Indian, and Vietnamese cuisines, with a little home cooked fusion for good measure.
Location: 425 Elk Avenue. Downtown Crested Butte
Phone: 970-349-7291
Izzy`s

Izzy`s

Come visit izzys and you`ll never have breakfast envy again. All breakfasts are served with homemade breads or bagels. Mouth watering latkes, french toast on home made challah bread and awesome breakfast bagels, make this a one of a kind dining experience. Amazing sandwiches and soups make up a hearty lunch menu
Location: 218 Maroon Street
Phone: 970-349-5630
Le Bosquet

Le Bosquet

Contemporary French Cuisine since 1976... and just getting better. Enjoy standards such as rack of lamb with a red wine garlic butter sauce, hazelnut chicken and steak frites as well as vegetarian entrees, crisp salads, great soups, hearty appetizers and break-in-your-diet desserts.
Location: 6th and Belleview, Majestic Plaza
Phone: 970-349-5808
Lil`s Sushi Bar and Grill

Lil`s Sushi Bar and Grill

Serving the best sushi in town as well as meat, seafood, and options for the kids. We serve our guests the highest quality of fish which is why get it delivered 6 days a week! We offer a nightly happy hour from 5:30 to 6:30. Open 7 nights a week at 5:30. Reservations recommended but not necessary.
Location: 321 Elk Avenue, Downtown
Phone: 970-349-5457
Marchitelli`s Gourmet Noodle

Marchitelli`s Gourmet Noodle

Crested Butte`s premier Italian restaurant. Michael Marchitelli strives to create an atmosphere that feels like home, with recipes handed down from his grandmother.
Location: 411 3rd St.
Phone: 970-349-7401
McGill`s

McGill`s

Serving fantastic breakfasts and excellent lunches with a creative twist. Open early and serving a full breakfast all day!
Location: 228 Elk Avenue
Phone: 970-349-5240
Mikey`s Pizza Take-Out & Delivery

Mikey`s Pizza Take-Out & Delivery

Offering pizza, pizza rolls, pasta, deli sandwiches and salads, as well as a variety of tasty treats to satisfy a sweet tooth. Breakfast burritos and egg sandwiches available anytime of the day.
Location: 611 Third St.
Phone: 970-349-1110
Paradise Cafe

Paradise Cafe

A Crested Butte tradition for more than 25 years with a casual atmosphere and excellent food. Specializing in your favorite breakfast burritos, skillets, pancakes, fresh fruit and traditional breakfast. Plus cheese steaks, salads, soups, deli sandwiches, seafood, burgers and vegetarian fare for lunch.
Phone: 970-349-6233
Pitas in Paradise

Pitas in Paradise

Gyros, kabobs, sliders, fresh made hummus and baba gannoush, pita nachos and homemade soups. Greek and tahini salads, spanokopita and curly fries. Outdoor dining. Happy hour specials. Serving everyday.
Location: 3rd and Elk
Phone: 970-349-0897
Rumors Coffee and Tea House

Rumors Coffee and Tea House

Rumors Coffee and Tea House is a full service espresso bar in downtown Crested Butte that offers a wide selection of coffee, loose leaf teas and other specialty beverages. We are located adjacent to Townie Books, a wonderful little indie bookstore for your browsing pleasure.
Location: 414 Elk Ave
Phone: 970 349-7545
Ryce Asian Bistro

Ryce Asian Bistro

Bringing you the best culinary treats from Thailand, China, Japan, and Vietnam. Spacious outside dining room and an atmosphere that is perfectly casual.
Location: 120 Elk Avenue
Phone: 970-349-9888
Sherpa Cafe

Sherpa Cafe

Sherpa Cafe in Crested Butte, CO offers the unique flavors of Nepali and Indian foods with prices that are very reasonable. We serve the best authentic Nepali and Indian foods.
Location: 3rd Street
Phone: 970-349-0443
The Slogar

The Slogar

A truly unique dining experience. Skillet fried chicken and steak dinners served family style. The toughest part is deciding what tastes the best: the mashed potatoes, fresh biscuits, corn, chicken or steak. Full drink menu and wine list.
Location: 2nd and Whiterock
Phone: 970-349-5765
Soupcon

Soupcon

Soupcon is a romantic petite bistro located just off Elk Avenue on Second Street behind Kochevar`s Bar. Featuring traditional techniques using local ingredients married with the finest cuisine from around the world. Two seatings per night, reservatins required.
Location: 127 Elk
Phone: 970-349-5448
Teocalli Tamale

Teocalli Tamale

Tasty margaritas, handmade tamales, a great selection of burritos and tacos, affordable prices and lightning-fast service-what more could you ask for? Fresh lime margaritas and a wide array of mexican beers. Dine in, take out.
Location: Located at 311 1/2 Elk Avenue
Phone: 970-349-2005
The Last Steep Bar & Grill

The Last Steep Bar & Grill

A true Crested Butte Original. The Steep`s specialties include freshly made salads, sandwiches, fine desserts and the coldest beer in town.
Location: 208 Elk Avenue
Phone: 970-349-7007
The Secret Stash

The Secret Stash

VOTED BEST PIZZA since 2002. "The Stash should not be missed" - Powder Magazine. "The hip joint on Elk Avenue" - Skiing Magazine. Set in a historic 100-year old miner`s cabin, Crested Butte Iron Chef and dough master Jeff Graceffa serves hand tossed gourmet pizzas, award winning grilled Asian style BBQ chicken wings, fresh salads, and more. A full service bar and limitless beverage possibilities also await you.
Location: 303 Elk Avenue
Phone: 970-349-6245
The Wooden Nickel

The Wooden Nickel

The Nickel, Crested Butte’s oldest saloon and great steak house, has been hosting visitors and locals alike under the current ownership since 1981. Features a wide variety of U.S.D.A. Prime graded steaks, seafood, lamb, pork, lobster, crab, salads, sandwiches, as well as our famous prime rib.
Location: 222 Elk
Phone: 970-349-6350

**Sweet Stuff**

Nicky`s Mini Donuts

Nicky`s Mini Donuts

Donuts are made hot and fresh while you wait. Watch the machine make up to 2000 mini-donuts per hour! The mini-donuts are served warm covered with glaze, cinnamon & sugar, powdered sugar, ice cream or with a hipster topping.
Location: 114 Elk
Phone: 970-36-DONUTS
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Desserts extraordinaire: fine chocolates, homemade fudge, sugar free chocolates, ice cream, fresh baked cookies, illy brand cappuccino, espresso, kids` candy, Pepsi products, bottled water, gourmet jelly beans and lots of other candies.
Location: 314 Elk
Phone: 970-349-0933
Third Bowl Ice Cream

Third Bowl Ice Cream

Truly homemade ice cream, made from scratch, in small batches, here in Crested Butte. They offer a mix of traditional and inovative flavors, as well as non-dairy ice creams and sorbets.
Location: 201 1/2 Elk
Phone: (970) 349-2888

**Nightlife**

The Dogwood Cocktail Cabin

The Dogwood Cocktail Cabin

The Dogwood Cocktail Cabin is nestled into one of Crested Buttes funkiest historic remodels. This miners shack turn "cocktail cabin" offers house infused artisan cocktails & tasty plates both sweet & savory.
Location: 309 third street
Phone: 970-349-6338
The Eldo Brewery & Taproom

The Eldo Brewery & Taproom

The Eldo Brew Pub and Tap Room offers homemade and other brews, live music and Crested Butte’s favorite pub food menu. As a legendary landmark, “The Sunny Place for Shady People” this is the “go-to” stop for locals, tourists and live music acts.
Location: 215 Elk
Phone: 970-349-6125
Kochevar`s Saloon & Gaming Hall

Kochevar`s Saloon & Gaming Hall

Crested Butte`s oldest active saloon and favorite place to play. Built by the Kochevar`s out of hand-hewn logs in 1896. Original furnishings enhance contemporary games of cards, pool, shuffleboard and darts.
Location: 127 Elk
Phone: 970-349-7117
Montanya Distillers

Montanya Distillers

Montanya Distillers is open daily all year round to the public for free rum tastings, distillery tours, artisan cocktails, appetizers and small plates, bottles of rum, gifts and merchandise. Live music throughout the year and patio seating in the summer and fall.
Location: 212 Elk
Phone: 970-799-3206
The Princess Wine Bar and Coffee House

The Princess Wine Bar and Coffee House

The Princess Wine Bar is a fine drinking establishment located in historic Crested Butte. Features live music by local musicians daily.
Location: 218 Elk
Phone: 970-349-0210
Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town

If you are looking for a good time, the Talk offers foosball, pinball, video games, good music, and pool tables any night of the week.
Location: 230 Elk
Phone: 970-349-6809

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