Crested Butte Restaurant Guide

The Avalanche Bar and Grill

Meet you at the Avy! The Avalanche is a great sports bar to catch all the games and a great aprés ski meeting place! Known for their great pizza and sandwich selections! They also have take out available. View Menu.


The Bacchanale has been a local favorite in Crested Butte, Colorado for 40 years. Acquired in 2012 by new owners Kate & Chris Ladoulis, the team that launched django’s restaurant in 2008, the all-new Bacchanale relaunched with their vision of modest Italian cuisine.  The Bacchanale is still in the same great location at 209 Elk Avenue, (970) 349-5257 and now has a lovely group dining room for your special events! View Menu.


Crested Butte’s very own tequila bar and grill. The lively, festive atmosphere is complimented by delicious Mexican fare. Some of our favorites are their margaritas, DIY guacamole, queso blanco, and the smothered burrito. Reservations are not accepted, so head over to 130 Elk Avenue early and get ready for a truly tasty and unique experience. View Menu.

Brick Oven Pizzaria

The Brick Oven offers outside patio seating for dining and the vast selection of beers they have on tap. The Brick also offers a 30+ item salad bar, many vegetarian items, Stumptown Coffee and breakfast items starting at 10 am. and gluten free items. View Menu.

Brown Labrador Pub and Bakery

A classic pub and a long-stay of Mt. Crested Butte, the Bakery at Mt. Crested Butte & the Brown Labrador Pub have been serving superior food and drinks for over a decade. Freshly baked items made from scratch are available all day long. Enjoy a smoke-free Apres ski spot inside or out on their deck with daily drink specials. Located slopeside at Crested Butte Mountain Resort. Stop by for great drink specials, pizza by the slice, baked goods, a cold beer and an amazing view of Mt. Crested Butte.

Butte 66 Roadhouse Bar and Grille

Now open in the summer! Located in Treasury Building Upper Level.
Come try the new menu featuring fresh smoked items, salads and sandwiches all with a southwest flair. Soak in the sunshine on the best deck in the Butte. Open daily 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Join for breakfast from 8 a.m. until noon every Sunday! Enjoy an all you can eat breakfast featuring signature house smoked trout omelets, smoked brisket, and eggs – as well as a free scenic lift ticket (a $20 value). $25 for adults and $15 for children.

Camp 4 Coffee

Known as having the “Best Coffee in Colorado,” this license plate coal shed has locally roasted and fresh coffee, specialty coffee drinks and tasty pastries daily. Bags are sold on site and can be shipped; when you buy 5 pounds, Camp 4 ships FREE! Camp 4 has 3 convenient locations; the original location at the License Plate House on 4th street, at the coourtyard at The Lodge at Mountaineer Square and in Crested Butte South…always close when you need your coffee, elevated!

Coal Creek Grill

An eating, drinking and lodging landmark since 1881! Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Offers the “Best Happy Hour in Crested Butte” with $2 pints of Colorado Micro Brews!

Django’s at Mountaineer Square

Django’s Restaurant & Wine Bar is a unique small plates restaurant at the base of Mt. Crested Butte; nestled in the courtyard at the Lodge at Mountaineer Square and just steps away from the Mountain Express shuttle service from town. With just 50 seats inside (and patio seating during summer), Django’s is an intimate and romantic setting for special occasion – or a place to catch up with good friends.

Donita’s Cantina

Donita’s Cantina was rated as one of the top twelve Colorado “Hot Spots,” according to the Denver Post and is ideal for large parties and groups. Start off your Mexican dining with Donita’s legendeary salsa and chips, but pace yourself! You are going to want to follow with Donita’s made-from-scratch can’t miss entrees that are smothered in their specialty Spicy Green Chile or Red Chile Molido Sauces. Look for special entrees and homemade desserts! Every Thursday is margarita night $2 margaritas…all night long! View Menu.

Ginger Cafe

Open daily from 11 A.M. to 10 P.M., the Ginger café serves a pan-Asian menu with Thai, Indian, and their own fusion creations. Top the unique and daring dining experience with their signature cocktails, such as mango-ginger mojito and ginger martini.

Izzy’s Deli

We create a fresh batch of bagels everyday, with many varieties including whole wheat bagels. We also serve up many specialty egg plates such as “the greek”, and “the Harlen daze”, egg sandwiches such as the “classic” and the “east-coaster”, latke plates such as the “mexi-latke” or any lunch sandwich with latke for bread, and much more including waffles, crepes, wraps, salads,fresh baked bread for a variety of lunch sandwiches, and a stocked shelf full of a plethora of pastry and other baked goods.


Whether you?re looking to fuel up quick and get back on the mountain or sit down and enjoy a relaxed meal, make sure to check out Jefe?s. The base area?s Tex-Mex style eatery is located right across from the ticket office in Mountaineer Square and here to provide hand made burritos, tacos, and much more.

Last Steep Bar and Grill

The specialties at the Steep include freshly made salads and wraps, creative sandwiches, burgers & seafood, perfect french fries and onion rings and topping it off fine desserts and the coldest beer in town! The Last Steep will also take care of those late night, no-food blues; call to see how late our kitchen is open. Take out is always available. Don’t forget to check chalkboard specials and build-your-own-bloody-bar from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday & Sunday. Voted the Best Bloody Mary by Crested Butte locals and the Crested Butte News! View Menu.

Le Bosquet

Breathtaking views and mouth watering food since 1976…and just getting better. Now offering many of our entrees in small portions as well as a full portion! Entrees include a nightly fresh fish special, rack of lamb in a red wine garlic sauce, hazelnut chicken in an orange thyme cream sauce, elk tenderloin with jumbo scallops, and of course our steak frites with the world’s best french fries. Vegetarian entrees, small and large cheese fondues (the kids love it!), a 20 item small plate menu, crisp salads, great soups and break-your-diet desserts add to your choices.

Lil’s Land & Sea

In the mood for sushi, a tender juicy steak, or a unique dining experience? Whatever you’re looking for tonight, you’ll find it here. From delicious food to great deals on killer drinks, stop in and make it a night to remember.
Come in for our unbeatable happy hour or call to schedule a reservation for a romantic evening. Private dining is available in addition to our standard dining room, sushi bar, and our new, interactive robatayaki!

Marchitelli’s Gourmet Noodle

Open starting at 5 P.M., Marchitelli’s provides the best Italian cuisine that was passed down from their host Michael’s grandmother. Dishes range from unique pasta and sauce combinations to seafood, veal, chicken, and elk. View Menu.

Elk Ave Prime Steak House

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.

Mikey’s Pizza

Mikey’s Takeout and Delivery…For when your at-home dining needs pizza inspiration! Mikey’s Pizzas are the perfect choice for dinner or lunch! Phone is 970-349-1110. Address: 611 3rd St., Crested Butte. View Menu.

Secret Stash

Unique pizzas and more await you at the Stash! The Secret Stash is now located in mid-town Crested Butte at the Company Store with a larger dining room and bar and impressive new decor in keeping with the original Stash. Same great Stash~sweet new location! Triple the pizza making capacity, more seats at the lavish bar. Heaven!

The Slogar Bar & Restaurant

Skillet-fried chicken and grilled steak dinners served family style in the historic Slogar Building. Complete dinners, modest prices, and great service. Serving daily from 5-9 p.m. Enjoy our full bar and wine list. Reservations are recommended. We do business the old-fashioned way – no email address, no website – just give us a call! (970) 349-5765


Soupcon, a French American Bistro, is one of the most romantic restaurants in Crested Butte. It is located down a little alley, in a 100-year-old cabin. Please check it out and make a reservation! 970-349-5448.

Pita’s in Paradise

Pita’s in Paradise Mediterranean Café is a real favorite with outside seating in the heart of downtown Crested Butte in the summer! – Pita’s is now serving new items, such as gyros, kabobs, freshly made hummus, and Greek salads as well as their irresistable curly fries! Opening at 11:00 A.M. until 9pm (or later!), Pitas in Paradise is the place to go for a taste of Greek in the heart of CB!

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? Powder days, of course! The Teo staff get their turns in on powder days; but will return with smiles on their faces to serve it up hot, fresh and fast for you!

Ryce Asian Bistro

Open daily for lunch and dinner, Ryce serves an Asian gourmet from Japan, China, Thailand, and Vietnam as well as sakes, champagne, and creative martinis. Ryce is also complete with riverside dining.

Wooden Nickel

Known for the best steaks in town since 1981, the Wooden Nickel specializes in tender Filet Mignon, USDA Prime Graded NY Strip and Rib Eye steaks, succulent, world famous Prime Rib, Elk Tenderloin, Rack of Elk, and more. Dinner nightly until 10 P.M.