Photo courtesy of the Secret Stash
A complete list of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, tasting rooms and more in Crested Butte, Crested Butte South, Mt. Crested Butte, Almont and Gunnison. If you are looking for a quick bite, family dining or a top notch foodie experience there is a restaurant for you in Crested Butte!
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A Daily Dose ~ 330 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 252-5415
A Daily Dose is serving up organic, local fare and healthy breakfast and lunch options. Try a made-on-the-spot smoothie, fresh juice a coffee- made with air roasted coffee beans which offer a hint of caramel flavor. Serving breakfast burritos, salads, sandwiches (also grilled on the panini press), soups and other treats, this is a great option for a quick snack or a hot meal without a long wait. Gluten free, dairy free and organic options available.
Birdies Golf Bar ~ 302 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 251-5067
Birdies Golf Bar allows you to “play a round” year round. Crested Butte’s newest entertainment spot features an indoor state-of-the-art simulator featuring more than 100 courses. In addition to simulated golf, your group can also play hockey, baseball, soccer, football, basketball, bocce, cricket, rugby, carnival games and in true Crested Butte fashion, zombie dodgeball. Complete with a full bar, Birdies is also serviced by Pitas in Paradise offering additional bar options as well as delicious Mediterranean and American foods. Open seven days a week, call to schedule your tee time or private event.
Bonez Tequila Bar and Grill ~ 130 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-5118
Bonez offers “not so traditional” Mexican food. Popular appetizers like queso flameado (melted cheeses, chorizo and green chilis, served with tortillas and fire) will get your appetite revved up. Next try fresh fish tacos or a quesadilla salad if you want to stay on the lighter side, or go big with the slow roasted Mexican pot roast. The large restaurant also offers an apres ski happy hour from 4-5:30pm in the winter.
Breadery ~ 209 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 319-5118
The Breadery is a sourdough forward eatery, bar, and bakehouse located in the heart of downtown Crested Butte. They specialize in naturally-leavened sourdough bread and pizza, farm fresh seasonal salads and small plates as well as artisan cocktails and natural wines. Get their when their doors open to take home loaves of fresh sourdough breads or stay and enjoy the ambiance of the dining room and bar.
Butte Bagels ~ 218 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-5630
Open on Mondays and Wednesday through Sunday, Butte Bagels serves up delicious breakfast and lunch. The adorable red building is located between 2nd and 3rd street on Elk Avenue. Locals and visitors give rave reviews on their latkes, pancakes, bagels, cinnamon rolls, crepes, breakfast burritos and fresh pastries. For lunch they offer salads, wraps, and a variety of sandwiches made on fresh baked bread or a latke.
Camp 4 Coffee ~ 402 1/2 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-5258
With three locations (Crested Butte, Crested Butte South, and Mountaineer Square at Mt. Crested Butte) you can get excellent coffee and pastries no matter what part of town you are in! All of their coffee is hand roasted in small batches right in Crested Butte. You can order your favorite latte, hot chocolate, or spicy chai (it’s phenomenal) from a friendly barista or buy their coffee in one pound bags and bring the Camp 4 flavor home with you!
The Dogwood ~ 309 3rd Street, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-6338
Located one block off of Elk Avenue, this swanky cabin serves upscale cocktails with a twist. Try a Beetnik (beet, ginger, lemon-up and vodka) or a Dogwood Margarita (fruit, salted plum, tequila and a wine float served on the rocks). They also offer beer, cider and wine selections as well as small plates and desserts.
Elk Avenue Prime ~ 226 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-1221
The Elk Avenue steakhouse provides a beautiful setting for a night on the town. The upscale restaurant offers a meaty menu that includes USDA prime cuts of beef as well as Colorado lamb, buffalo, elk and trout. They also serve beautiful and tasty salads in addition to rich seafood dishes. Reservations are recommended.
Elk Ave Brewing @ Eldo Brew Pub ~ 215 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 251-5191
Cold brews, warm friendly service, live music, and the best pub food in town! The Elk Ave Brewing @ Eldo Brew Pub has a full menu of appetizers, burgers (made with local beef from Scagna Meat Co. in Salida, CO), and other pub fare. Try the local favorite beer battered fish & chips and wash your meal down with one of the many beers on tap or a cocktail while you enjoy live music. Check their website for a list of upcoming shows and specials.
Frank’s Deli and Creative Catering ~ 525 Red Lady Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-5011
Frank’s Deli serves up Crested Butte’s best sandwiches, to-go meals, homemade soups, amazing salads, fresh fish, and all natural meats. It’s a perfect spot to grab a bite to take with you on the trails. It’s also home to Creative Catering, ran by master caterer Josephine Kellett, who has over 20 years of restaurant and entertaining experience. Creative Catering specializes in weddings, reunions, special events, picnics, and barbecues in addition to private chef services. You pick the setting, they’ll bring the food.
Gas Cafe ~ 602 Butte Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-9656
Lovingly referred to as the “Gasser” by locals, this is your go to spot for a hearty breakfast or lunch. Order a Hurley (english muffin, fried egg, cheese with your choice of meat and a hash brown in the middle), or a “Truck Stop” (roast beef, fried egg, cheese and a hash brown with BBQ sauce on a kaiser roll). The lunch menu, served after 11:30am offers hot sandwiches like chicken parm, philly or rueben and out of this world burgers. Veggie burgers are also available. Cold sandwiches, salads and sides like jalapeno poppers can also be found on the menu.
Kochevar’s Saloon ~ 127 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-7117
Established in 1886, Kochevar’s is the oldest bar and gaming hall in Crested Butte. Since its opening it has been the home of many different businesses, but today it is one of Crested Butte’s most popular bars. Enjoy a cold beer while you indulge in classic bar games like pool and shuffleboard and make sure you check out some of the antiques from days past. Happy hour runs from 2pm-7pm daily.
Marchitelli’s Gourmet Noodle ~ 411 3rd St, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-7401
Just one half block off of Elk Avenue, Marchitelli’s Gourmet Noodle is a classic Italian dining experience. Bruschetta, stuffed mushrooms and fried calamari are just a few of the available appetizers. For your entree try elk scaloppine, veal pizzaiola or seafood lasagna. You can also build your own meal by choosing your favorite pasta and sauce combination and top it off with a meatball, chicken or shrimp. Make sure to check out the extensive wine menu and beer selections to round out the experience at this local favorite Italian restaurant.
McGill’s at Crested Butte ~ 228 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-5240
On Elk Avenue, this is one of the busiest breakfast restaurants in town. Meaty breakfast burritos, fluffy pancakes, and scrumptious eggs benedicts fill the menu alongside cheesy omelets, stuffed french toast and biscuits and gravy. Sandwiches, soups and salads are offered to hungry lunch patrons who are looking for an affordable and scrumptious meal. If you are headed in for breakfast or brunch, be sure to get there early or be prepared for a wait.
Mikey’s Pizza ~ 611 3rd St, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-1110
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, this pizza joint is a step ahead of the rest. It is located on 3rd and Whiterock avenue. The breakfast sandwiches and burritos are top notch for a quick meal in the morning. For lunch, salads include garden, chef, caesar, greek and caprese. Crankin’ sandwiches include meatball sub, chicken parm, artichoke spinach chicken and more. There are meatless options like the veggie muffuletta and caprese. Mikey’s is the real deal when it comes to pizza. Their perfect pies are piled high with meats, veggies and cheeses. Calzones, pizza rolls, pasta and desserts can also be found on their extensive menu.
Momo’s ~ 303 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 209-5159
Located in the Red Room (below the Secret Stash restaurant), Momo’s brings the Himalayas to Crested Butte. Karma “The Momo Man” serves up traditional Indian and Himalayan food for your dining delight. Menu items include homemade dumplings, beef curry, dahl baht and more.
Montanya Rum ~ 204 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 799-3206
Montanya’s is a tasting room for their house made rum, and they also serve up scrumptious eats. A new summer menu includes the Kokomo (think pi) and the Señorita (habanero and pineapple infused rum, fresh cilantro, agave and lime). Also try the time tested combinations like the Fiery Passion (habanero and pineapple infused rum with passion fruit, mint and lime) or the always popular Maharaja (Oro rum, North Indian spices, ginger, lime and cardamom). Enjoy small plates like the creamy crab and sausage dip, filet mignon tips, and sumac crusted scallops while you try rum that is distilled upstairs. Montanya’s is a MUST on any trip to Crested Butte.
Paradise Cafe ~ 435 6th St, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-5622
Paradise is open for breakfast and lunch. You will find everything from omelettes and benedicts to french toast. The Buckwheat Virginia pancakes, made with a variety or nuts and seeds in the batter get rave reviews. They also have a full bar, serving classic morning cocktails like mimosas and bloody marys as well as adult milkshakes. Located next to the Bank of the West, you will find a sizable crowd here, especially for weekend brunch. The restaurant patio is open for dining amongst the aspens in the Summer.
Pitas in Paradise – Crested Butte ~ 302 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-0897
Pitas in Paradise provides Crested Butte with a taste of the Mediterranean. The casual restaurant offers appetizers like hummus (made fresh daily) and pita nachos. You can enjoy a Greek, Caesar, or tahini salad or a grilled cheese (on pita) with your choice of soup from the soup bar. A variety of flavor filled pitas are available, including the traditional Gyro or get a rice bowl filled with your choice of Thai or Indian ingredients and flavors. You can also get a good ol’ American burger and fries if you prefer. Be sure to top off your meal with a homemade baklava or milkshake.
The Public House ~ 202 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-0173
The Public House is a modern Colorado saloon in the heart of Crested Butte. They celebrate local foods and offer a wide assortment of Colorado beers, including our own Irwin Brewing Company brews. Come for the food but stay for the music. The Public House is Crested Butte’s newest, most modern, intimate music venue. Available for private events, the Public House is a great local spot for great food and music.
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory ~ 314 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-0933
Looking for something to satisfy that sweet tooth? A chocolate lovers dream, this shop has everything from individual chocolates, caramels and truffles to heavenly caramel apples- topped with almost anything you can imagine. Chocolate dipped strawberries, pretzels, and potato chips are offered for your delight. Salty peanut butter buckets, crunchy nut clusters and rich fudge are also readily available. If you are looking to treat yourself, get something sweet for your sweetie or stock up on gifts for the chocoholic family, this is your best bet for a cocoa filled experience.
Rumors Coffee and Tea House ~ 414 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-7545
Connected to Townie Books, Rumors is a full service espresso bar. They offer a variety of coffees, loose leaf teas and more. Founded in 2009, this is a great “hang out” where you can browse the selection of books next door or use the free wifi while you enjoy your favorite latte, cocoa or hot apple cider.
Ryce Asian Bistro ~ 120 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-9888
Serving a range of asian dishes, this bistro in the mountains is one to add to your Crested Butte culinary bucket list. The riverside dining room is beautifully designed with large doors that open up to provide fresh air and a view! The menu is extensive as this asian inspired restaurant, filled with creative apps, classic soups and unique greens like the grilled duck salad. Fill up on an entree such as thai peanut chicken, pork katsu, drunken noodle, yushan eggplant or basil duck. The full bar is stocked with saki and Japanese beers in addition to all the traditional options.
The Secret Stash ~ 303 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-6245
Voted Crested Butte’s Best Pizza and Wings since 2002, the Stash is a go to spot for a slice at lunch or a great dinner. The pizza at this Elk Avenue restaurant will blow your mind. Try an award winning Notorious F.I.G. (mozzarella, bleu & asiago cheeses, thinly sliced prosciutto, dried black mission figs and a truffle oil drizzle) or the Mac Daddy (Thousand island dressing, mozzarella, shaved rib-eye, onions, american & cheddar cheese, topped with cool lettuce, pickles, on a sesame seed crust) or Kyleena’s Meatball Pie inspired by the owner. The salads and appetizers are great too and there’s a kids menu for the little tikes and don’t forget an order of wings.
Sherpa Cafe ~ 309 Sixth St, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-0443 *Closed until Summer 2023
Serving Nepalese, Tibetan and Indian food, the Sherpa Cafe is simple and quaint. The owner is an experienced Everest climber and former sherpa and the family owned restaurant offers a comfortable, homey space to enjoy a good meal. The menu includes curries, chicken tikka and saag as well as many other healthy and great tasting options. If you can’t decide what to order, try the combination plate and get a sample of several items served with naan.
The Slogar Bar & Restaurant ~ 517 2nd St, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-5765
In the mood for good home cookin’ and comfort food? The Slogar Bar & Restaurant is a perfect choice. Known for their skillet-fried chicken and grilled steak dinners, they’ve been using the same time tested recipes since 1915. Dinners are served family style with all the fixings. Prices are modest and the food is delicious!
Soupcon ~ 127 Elk Ave # A, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-5448
The classy French American Bistro serves some of the best food in town! Start off your culinary adventure with caviar, escargot, slow braised veal cheek, or duck confit. Next enjoy stuffed quail, veal porterhouse, colorado lamb rack, elk tenderloin or seared sea scallops. Finish off your meal with a traditional creme brûlée, flourless chocolate torte, or another of the fine dessert options. The upscale restaurant will satisfy any finely tuned palate. Signature cocktails and a fantastic wine menu are also available.
The Sunflower Deli ~ 214 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 417-7767
The Sunflower Deli offers coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their communal cooking and dining style is a unique experience in Crested Butte. Ground to order coffee is available starting at 6am, breakfast and lunch are served daily and a farm to table dinner is served most nights. Local and organic ingredients produce quality, healthy meals at this unique restaurant.
T-Bar International Tea House ~ 229 Elk Ave, #C Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 642-5632
Brand new to Crested Butte in 2016, the T-Bar offers a variety of teas and snacks. Dozens of tea options fill the menu board in all kinds of categories, but don’t be intimidated if you don’t know your assam from your oolong. The small staff is happy to help you navigate the menu to target your personal taste or even help with a specific ailment or pain. Coffee drinks and light snack are also available.
Talk of the Town ~ 230 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-6809
One of Crested Butte’s most popular watering holes, The Talk offers friendly service and a lot of fun! Hosting events like the annual Zombie Prom, a potluck ugly sweater party, Thursday night Karaoke and a pumpkin carving party they are above and beyond any average bar. As one of the few places that stays open late, it’s a great option for pool, giant jenga or dj music. Get your mountain mingle on here.
Teocalli Tamale ~ 311 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, C) 81224 ~ (970) 349-2005
Teo is home to the BEST burritos around. If you’re feeling adventurous, try the Teocalli Thai burrito with carrots, scallions, snow peas, ginger and peanut sauce. If you like green chile or pesto, combine them in the Green Chile Pesto burrito and be prepared for perfect marriage of sweetness and spice. You can stick to the basics with a chicken, steak, shredded beef or veggie burrito or try a taco or tamale. If you are really nice to the staff, they may let you order off menu (get a double decker taco with guac as your glue). There are bottled beers in the fridge or get a made-to-order marg. Hungry on a powder day? You’ll have to wait for the staff to get back from the mountain as the restaurant is closed on big snow mornings until noon.
Thai Chili 78 ~ 425 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 251-5322
Crested Butte’s newest Asian restaurant allows you to easily order online for quick and easy pick-up or in house dining. Choose from traditional favorites such as Pad Thai, ramen noodles, delicious currys, egg rolls, pot stickers and more.
The Wooden Nickel ~ 222 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349- 6350
The Wooden Nickel is housed in a 1929 mining era building. The Nickel has a fantastic menu with appetizer options ranging from beer battered onion rings to smoked trout or steak tartare. Sandwiches, salads and soups are offered as well as fish selections or pork, lamb and veal. The real reason to go to this restaurant is for the prime rib and steaks! Herb crusted and slow roasted to perfection, their prime rib is a must. They also have an elk tenderloin and a buffalo rib chop that are sure to please any meat lover.
Mt. Crested Butte
Butte 66 BBQ Roadhouse ~ 11 Snowmass Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~ (970) 349-2272
The Butte deck is one of the most popular restaurants for hanging out between runs. Located near the Red Lady Lift, this casual dining experience offers burgers, BBQ and salads. The loaded mac and cheese is awesome. They also have spiked (and regular) milkshakes. Mmmmmm.
The Club At Crested Butte Slopeside ~ 32 Crested Mountain Way, Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~ (970) 349-8601
Members are invited to enjoy exclusive access to lunch service and aprés ski. Enjoy cocktails on the deck or in the beautifully appointed dining area while avoiding the crowds.
Coal Breaker Coffee ~ 10 Crested Butte Way, Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~ (970) 349-2229
Coal Breaker Coffee Co. specializes in rich coffee and espresso beverages, hot breakfast sandwiches, baked sweet treats and grab-and-go snacks. It is a great meeting spot to fuel up before hitting the slopes.
The Coffee Lab, conveniently located in Mountaineer Square, features specialty coffees, doughnuts, breakfast sandwiches and soup! Stop by for great coffee, tasty grub & more! All proceeds from Coffee Lab help to support scientific research at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL). RMBL provides logistical support for scientists and students, including access to living quarters, research laboratories, and protected research sites.
These three businesses share one space, located directly across Gothic Road from the Grand Lodge. The Store is a convenient option for some quick groceries or you can get a made to order sandwich, bratwurst or meatball sub at The Deli.
Iron Horse Tap ~ 11 Snowmass Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~ (970) 349-7300
Located in the Plaza condos, this is a casual, kid friendly grill where everything is made from scratch. You’ll find pizza, salads, burgers, wings and more comfort food items at this Mt. Crested Butte restaurant. They also offer on mountain delivery.
José at Elevation ~ 500 Gothic Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~ (970) 251-3030
Located just steps from the mountain, 9380 Tavern & José is the base area’s go-to for dining and entertainment. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner inside the restaurant, at the bar, or on the pet-friendly outdoor patio in Crested Butte’s only ski-in / ski-out destination.
Paradise Warming House ~ Crested Butte Mountain Resort (970) 349-2333
Located at the bottom of the Paradise Lift, this is a perfect spot for lunch between runs. Open during ski season from 11-3, you can enjoy hot soup in a bread bowl, wraps, burgers and sandwiches, pasta or Hawaiian style ribs at the mid mountain restaurant. Beer and wine is available. They also offer a kids menu and Paradise has a huge patio for soaking up that Colorado sun.
Tin Cup CB ~ 620 Gothic Road, Ste C-150, Mt. Crested Butte ~ (970) 349-2640
Tin Cup CB is Crested Butte’s go-to spot for desserts and fresh baked good. Sweeten up after a day on the slopes with Third Bowl ice cream and other fun desserts!
Uley’s Cabin ~ Crested Butte Mountain Resort (970) 349-2275
Located mid mountain at the bottom of the Peanut Run, Uley’s gets its name from local historic figure and bootlegger, Uley Scheer. Enjoy refreshments on the deck or around the outdoor bar.
Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks ~ Crested Butte Mountain Resort (970) 349-2275
The Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks has some of the best views on the mountain and plenty of food options to keep the whole family happy. Enjoy warm pretzels, brats and dogs, and a collection of hot soup and chili. Take a break and relax with a drink after a day on the slopes.
The Woodstone Bar & Grill ~ 6 Emmons Rd, Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-8030
The Woodstone restaurant located inside the Grand Lodge. They are open for a breakfast buffet in the morning and then again for apres ski and dinner. The menu includes wood fired pizza, pasta and grille items in addition to appetizers, soups and salads. This restaurant is extremely convenient for Grand Lodge guests, but can be easily accessed by anyone as it is just steps from the bus stop at Mountaineer Square.
Crested Butte South
Camp 4 Coffee ~ 161 Gillaspey Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-5258
Camp 4 Coffee has a Crested Butte South location! All of the coffee is roasted by hand in small batches. In fact, only two human beings know the top-secret recipe for creating the delicious Camp 4 beans. Camp 4 is lucky to have a great team of baristas, kitchen crew and roasters, who are led by a dynamic personality known as Al Smith.
Tully’s ~ 282 Elcho Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224 ~ (970) 349-2444
Tully’s is one of the only options for dining in Crested Butte South. The large open indoor dining room and the sunny outdoor patio offer a friendly atmosphere for munching on burgers, pizza and sandwiches with a selection of beer on tap and a full bar. Soups, salads, appetizers and a kids menu are also available.
The Wooden Spoon Country Store ~ 228 Elcho Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
A small restaurant and grocery store located in the heart of CB South. They offer grab n’ go breakfast and coffee as well as delicious daily lunch and dinner specials. Relax after a long day with a cocktail on the deck. Happy Hour goes til 8:00!
Rural Crested Butte
The Club at Crested Butte ~ 385 Country Club Dr, Crested Butte, CO 81225 ~ (970) 349-8601
The country club is a great place to golf, but they also provide a great dining experience. The restaurant at the Club is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. They offer lunch daily and a Sunday brunch. Special dining events happen throughout the year and all options are open to the public.
Almont Resort Restaurant & Lounge ~ 10209 N CO-135, Almont, CO 81210 ~ (970) 641-4009
The Almont resort is located on highway 135 about half way between Gunnison and Crested Butte. The restaurant and bar are affordable options for delicious food at affordable prices. Soups, salads, burgers, wings and nachos are tasty bar options or sit in the restaurant for more sophisticated food. In the summer, you can dine by the river outside. They also have a fish fry on Fridays that is worth checking out!
Harmel’s On The Taylor ~ 6748 County Road 742, Almont, CO 81210 ~ (800) 235-3402
Harmel’s on the Taylor offers everything from coffee in the morning at Bucks on the Taylor to a delicious dinner or cocktails at Bites and Brews on the Taylor. Stop in for a cup of joe as you head out or for a hearty meal after a day exploring the Gunnison Valley and Taylor Canyon.
Three Rivers Smokehouse ~ 130 County Road 742, Almont, CO 81210 ~ (970) 641-1303
Open daily from just before Memorial Day weekend through the end of September, enjoy a fantastic breakfast, lunch or dinner. Breakfast is offered at the counter and you can take it to go or eat on the patio. The outdoor patio is open for seating all day and includes covered seating and heated areas. Full table service is available on the outdoor patio for lunch and dinner, including a beer, wine and cocktail bar. Quench your thirst and feed your hunger after a long day on the river with the best ribs, pulled pork, smoked chicken and burgers in the area. You can also enjoy a nice variety of salads and sandwiches. Each night there is a featured special.
1880 Tapas & Spirits ~ 206 N. Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 707-4331
Gunnison’s newest eatery, 1880 offers classic spanish tapas and delicious cocktails using local ingredients. They have also partnered with Tacocat Tacocart for delicious lunch offerings and food truck.
5Bs BBQ ~ 405 W. Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-7360
If you’re looking for great BBQ, this is one of your only options. 5Bs offers a restaurant for the casual diner as well as extensive catering packages for events of any size. You’ll find hickory smoked meats, pulled pork and an array of sides at this local barbecue restaurant.
Agave Family Mexican Restaurant ~ 800 N. Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-3679
Chef Porfirio Godinez brings the taste of Jalisco Mexico to Gunnison. After spending 10 years cooking in other restaurants, Chef Porfirio decided to follow his dream and open his own restaurant. The Godinez family and staff welcome you to Agave and hope you will enjoy the delicious and unique recipes. Family owned and operated, the Agave Family Mexican Restaurant has been in its location since 2014.
Anejo Bistro & Bar ~ 107 S. Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-1427
This small restaurant and bar doesn’t look fancy from the outside, but the food gets great reviews. They make their own tortillas in house and have some fantastic authentic Mexican dishes like adobado tacos.
Arby’s ~ 800 E. Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-8851
Arby’s was the first nationally franchised, coast-to-coast sandwich chain and has been serving fresh, craveable meals since it opened its doors in 1964. Known for their roast beef, Arby’s serves up delicious hot and cold sandwiches, fries and shakes. You’ll find everything from the Classic Roast Beef and French Dip to market fresh, deli-style sandwiches and salads.
Blackstock Bistro ~ 122 W. Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-4394
Small plates like mahi tacos or braised short rib and large plates like butternut squash and prosciutto fettuccini or filet mignon are available at this Gunnison restaurant. The menu also offers decadent cocktails and nightly specials.
Cafe Silvestre ~ 903 N. Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 642-4550
Chips and salsa, queso, shredded beef tacos, enchiladas and chimichangas fill the menu of this small, family owned Mexican restaurant. One reviewer calls it “the best Mexican food in Gunnison.”
The Dive ~ 213 W Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-1375
The Dive is a contemporary pub with an upbeat vibe, serving local brews, signature cocktails & Southern bar grub.
Double Dragon ~ 113 W. Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 642-6363
This Chinese restaurant serves each entree with an egg roll or crab and cheese wonton, fried or steamed rice and your choice of soup. They have vegetarian, chicken, beef, shrimp and pork options and serve an affordable lunch menu.
Double Shot Cyclery ~ 222 N. Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 642-5411
The bike shop and coffee shop get excellent reviews. They serve Americano, mochas, lattes, chai (sweet or spicy), iced drinks, teas and everything else you would expect to see on a legitimate coffee menu. They also offer smoothies and frozen frappes if you are seeking something from the blender.
El Paraiso ~ 112 S. Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-4957
The family Mexican restaurant is local owned and offers a large selection of classic Mexican dishes. You will find everything from nachos to fajitas on the extensive menu. Specials include mole dishes, chilaquiles, chimichangas, shrimp enchiladas and more.
Firebrand Delicatessen ~ 108 N. Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-6266
The Firebrand is a locals favorite for waffles, breakfast specials, sandwiches and homemade soups!
Garlic Mike’s ~ 2674 Colorado 135 Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-2493
On the banks of the Gunnison River, authentic Italian food is served in a beautiful, relaxed setting. The restaurant has traditional antipasti, soup and salads and pastas. Enjoy steak, chicken, fish, veal or vegetable options prepared in a variety of delicious techniques. Specials like lasagna and gnocchi are available as well as pizza. Wine, beer and cocktail selections are plentiful. Also check out the float trip and dinner down the Gunnison in the summer.
Gunnison Pizza Company~ 303 E. Tomichi Ave, Suite E, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-1110
Owned and operated by a multi-generational local, the Gunnison Pizza Company serves up some of the the best pizza in Gunnison County. Enjoy hand-tossed pizzas, fresh salads, sandwiches, wings, pastas, and house made desserts.
Gunnison Vitamin & Health Store – Patcharee’s Kitchen ~ 804 N. Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 765-1291
Located in the Gunnison Vitamin & Health food store, Patcharee’s Kitchen offers authentic Thai takeout. Cooked to order, it’s best to call in early!
High Alpine Brewing Co. ~ 111 N. Main Street, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 642-4500
Nothing goes better with beer than pizza! High Alpine Brewing Company features a full menu of delicious brick oven pizzas as well as fresh salads with homemade dressings and enticing appetizers. Located in the heart of downtown Gunnison, HABC is a great place for both locals and visitors to gather.
Jermaine’s Cafe ~ 728 N. Main Street, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-9876
Jermaine’s offers the finest selection of ice creams, sandwiches, frozen yogurts, shakes, Jamaican blue coffee, mochas, lattes, smoothies, and baked treats in Gunnison!
At Mario’s everything is made from scratch. Their pizza is awesome, but they also have fantastic house specialties like nine-layer lasagna, four cheese ravioli, and sausage or chicken cacciatore. The family owned Italian restaurant has been operating in Gunnison since 1965 and is a staple in the community. They even have a community dinner every second Tuesday of the month.
Mocha’s is an adorable little coffee and ice cream shop in the Meadows shopping center. You can walk or drive through, but they also have seating inside and wifi. They offer a quick drip coffee if you are in a hurry or a made to order drink. Ice cream, bagels, teas, sandwiches and wraps can all be found here.
Ol’ Miner Steakhouse ~ 139 N. Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-5153
This old west looking steakhouse is known for its good home cooked country food, and of course the steaks. Bacon, eggs and sausage, buttermilk pancakes and french toast are just a few of the classic items on the breakfast menu. Lunch and dinner options include appetizers, soup and salads as well as an extensive burger and steak menu – what this restaurant is known for. They also have several fish and seafood options.
Palisades Restaurant ~ 820 N. Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-9223
Palisades restaurant is located near City Market in Gunnison. The friendly staff have been providing comfort food to locals and travelers for 14 years. Menu items include salads and soups, pasta, fish and chips, sandwiches, burgers, steaks, fish and ribs.
Pie Zans Pizzeria ~ 800 W Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-5255
Get your pizza by the slice or take the whole pie. With topping combinations like the Big Kahuna, Garden of Eden and Pepperhead, you’ll want to try them all! This small restaurant- located in the Meadows Shopping center, this is a top spot for a great pizza. They also have deals on their menu that will save you some hard earned cash.
Pitas In Paradise – Gunnison ~ 730 N Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 707-4030
Specializing in Greek, Mediterranean, Pita and more. The menu at Pitas features a wide array of traditional cuisine as well as gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options. With locations in Gunnison and Crested Butte, Pitas offers take-out and catering in addition to their great indoor and outdoor patio seating. Their friendly staff serves up delicious food made from the freshest ingredients with some of the best pricing in the valley.
Powerstop ~ 905 N Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-2328
Don’t be fooled by the gas station exterior, there is a downright delicious restaurant inside. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served as well as Camp 4 Coffee and beer. Breakfast choices include sandwiches, burritos and french toast sticks. For lunch, choose from one of around 20 burger options or try some tasty wings with one of a dozen flavors. Made to order sandwiches and appetizers are great any time of the day.
Sherpa Cafe ~ 323 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-7480
Serving Nepalese, Tibetan and Indian food, the Sherpa Cafe is simple and quaint. The owner is an experienced Everest climber and former sherpa and the family owned restaurant offers a comfortable space to enjoy a good meal. The menu includes curries, chicken tikka and saag as well as many other healthy and great tasting options. If you can’t decide what to order, try the combination plate and get a sample of several items served with naan.
Subway ~ 134 E. Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-1853
Subway offers six or foot long sandwiches made to order fast at each of their chain restaurants. Choose all of your favorite fresh toppings to design the perfect sub. Salads and flatbreads are available as well as warm cookies, chips and fountain drinks.
Taco Bell ~ 310 W. Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-0414
Think outside the bun. If you haven’t heard, Taco bell serves tacos, burritos and breakfast burritos at their chain restaurants. This highly Americanized Mexican food is available until 11pm on most nights and midnight on weekends.
Tributary Coffee Roasters ~ 120 N Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-2408
Open daily, Tributary Coffee Roasters is located on Main Street in Gunnison. The menu goes well beyond coffee with a variety of from scratch baked goods, as well as nourishing and creative breakfast and lunch fare made right in their kitchen.
W Cafe ~ 114 N. Main St, Gunnison, CO 81230 ~ (970) 641-1744
It’s “where the locals eat”. Serving breakfast and lunch on weekdays, they also deliver anywhere in Gunnison. The cute restaurant has a wide variety of menu options. Omelets, french toast and steak and eggs are a few great options for the most important meal of the day. Tons of sandwich options, burgers, soups and salads fill the lunch menu.