"Eat Pasta, Ski Fasta."
Homemade Northern Italian cuisine, the
Bacchanale is a great place to relax after a
long day. Enjoy entrees ranging from veal to
vegetarian, to pastas, and seafood. Fine wines
and cocktails are available. Go for dinner, or
just drinks-and-appetizers at the antique bar.
Happy Hour 4-6 pm. Reservations accepted.
Location: 209 Elk Avenue
Brick Oven Pizzeria
Butte's finest pizza, subs, pasta and libations
at the Brick Oven. Pick from the best salad bar
in town, pizza by the slice, or other menu
items. The Brick has the most beers on tap in
town plus a full bar. Located right in downtown
Crested Butte at 3rd and Elk.
Located on White Rock Avenue next to True Value,
the Buckaroo Beanery is a great place for a cup
of coffee. Stop into this local coffeehouse to
fuel up before skiing or to relax. Serving slow
roasted coffee, lattes, chai tea, cappuccino and
bites to eat, it is the perfect place to have a
conversation. Wireless internet available.
Location: 601 6th Street.
Camp 4 Coffee serves the "Best Coffee in
Colorado," breakfast burritos, sandwiches,
muffins, and other snacks. Take some Camp 4
coffee with you to brew at home, or order it
online. Visit Camp 4 Coffee at the two mountain
locations - at the base area or on-mountain at
the top of Painter Boy Lift. They are also
located in town at 4th and Elk in the historic
license plate house and in CB South.
Location: 402 1/2 Elk Avenue.
Enjoy tasty Mexican
food in a fun atmosphere. The menu features
large portions of enchiladas, burritos,
chimichangas, and other Mexican favorites. Relax
with the friendly service and sip on a famous
margarita. Remember to take home some of the
legendary homemade salsa. No reservations but
special arrangements can be made for parties of
10 or more with 24 hours notice. Serving dinner
Location: 330 Elk Avenue.
As you fill your car at the gas station at Butte
Avenue & Highway 135, go inside and fuel up for
the day with breakfast at the Gas Cafe. Serving
a variety of breakfast sandwiches and other
grilled favorites, the Gas Cafe is also open for
lunch until 4pm.
Location: 602 Butte Avenue.
Located on Elk Avenue, the Ginger Cafe offers
pan-Asian delights for your senses. Specializing
in Indian and Thai cuisines, the Ginger offers
Colorado Lamb, Pad Thai, many curries, soups,
and some out of sight fusion dishes. Many veggie
entrees are available. Full bar, exotic drinks,
and an intimate setting make this not your
average Asian restaurant. Entrees average $8.
Reservations are helpful but not required.
Serving lunch and dinner everyday, you can
dine-in, take-away, or have your meal delivered.
Location: 425 Elk Avenue.
Come have breakfast or lunch creekside at
Izzy's, located behind the post office just off
Elk Avenue. Try one of the fantastic deli
sandwiches on homemade bread, or a stuffed
Mediterranean crepe. They serve bagels and
homemade potato latkes for breakfast, in
addition to many other favorites. They also make
homemade soups, bagels, muffins and cookies
daily from scratch. Come in for lunch, just
cappuccino and a cookie, or try one of many
delicious dessert crepes. It is the perfect
place to start your day. Open 7am-2pm daily.
Location: 218 Maroon Avenue.
offers soups, salads, sandwiches, incredibly
fresh steaks, pork chops, fish, and grilled
chicken. Have a taste of the "Real West" at
Karolina's, which serves lunch Monday-Friday
from 11am-3pm and breakfast on the weekends at
Location: 127 Elk Avenue.
Le Bosquet Restaurant
Family owned and operated since 1976, Le Bosquet
offers breathtaking views and mouth watering
food. Enjoy old standards such as rack of lamb
in a red wine garlic butter sauce, hazelnut
chicken and salmon in a ginger glaze, as well as
vegetarian entrees, crisp salads, great soups, a
variety of appetizers, and break-your-diet
desserts. Quality, consistency, and friendliness
are Le Bosquet's specialties. A full bar and a
Wine Spectator award winning wine list will
round out an evening to remember. Twilight menu
and children's options are available. Visit the
prepared food take out, Why Cook?! when you're
here. Catering and private chef services
available. Open nightly at 5pm, and reservations
are helpful. Located at 6th and Belleview in
Location: 525 Red Lady
Come to Lil's, and you will find the freshest
seafood transformed into creative seasonal
entrees and a wonderful assortment of sushi.
Vegetarian entrees, elk and beef tenderloin,
chicken and duck combined with fresh seasonal
vegetables, sauces, pastas, and freshly prepared
desserts complete a culinary offering for all
tastes. The casual atmosphere combined with
excellent cuisine, wines, beers, cocktails and
service are why Lil's has become a favorite of
locals and seasonal visitors. Serving dinner
nightly at 5:30pm, with a sushi happy hour until
6:30pm, come enjoy a true Crested Butte
favorite. For reservations, call after 4:30pm.
Location: 321 Elk Avenue.
One of the most fun places to go
in CB. Ask any local. Locals + tourists
alike have been raving about LOBAR since opening
in 2004. Follow the locals... and enjoy
the freshest Sushi in CB, flown in daily from
around the world. For NON sushi eaters +
children we have alternative selections such as
our Killer baja fish tacos, our new beef turf
roll, grilled beef, chicken, fish options,
our famous crack fries and a children's menu.
Location: 303 Elk Avenue.
Marchitelli's Gourmet Noodle
Come taste Italy tonight. Marchitelli's proudly
features generations of special family recipes.
Enjoy traditional Italian cuisine including
unique sauce and pasta combinations, as well as
specialty entrees of Veal Marsala, Elk
Medallions, Chicken Florentine, and Seafood
Pasta. Also indulge in the gourmet homemade
desserts, full bar, and wine list. Open
for dinner nightly at 5pm, and reservations are
Location: 411 3rd Street.
McGill's at Crested Butte
Come to McGill's to enjoy the newest breakfast
restaurant in town. Serving fantastic breakfasts
and lunches with a creative twist, McGill's also
offers malts, shakes, and floats at the soda
fountain. McGill's opens at 6am, serves
breakfast until 3pm, and lunch starting at 11am.
On Sundays, only the breakfast menu is available
Location: 228 Elk Avenue.
A Crested Butte tradition for more than 23
years, Paradise Cafe features a casual
atmosphere and excellent food. Specializing in
your favorite breakfast burritos, skillets,
pancakes, french toast, huevos rancheros, fresh
fruit, and traditional breakfast, the Paradise
Cafe is also open for lunches. A great selection
of beer and wine, and a full children's menu is
available. Located in the Company Store at 3rd
and Elk Avenue and open early.
Tzatziki dripping gyros, fresh
made hummus and Baba Gannoush, Pita nachos and
7-Layer Mezes. Greek and Tahini salads, Lamb and
Chicken kabobs, Spanokopita and nightly
specials. Chase 'em down with a shot of Ouzo and
a delectable homemade dessert - maybe some
Baklava or a decadent milkshake. Serving
everyday from 11:00am. Don't forget the
famous Pitas Happy Hour 4pm to 6pm daily.
Available for private parties up to 75 guests.
Location: 212 Elk Avenue.
Serving spectacular skillet-fried chicken
dinners and grilled steaks, the Slogar uses a
recipe famous for great flavor since 1915.
Hospitality at the historic Slogar includes
family-style service in comfortable and unique
Victorian surroundings. Enjoy the generous
portions and the modest price of the Slogar's
sensational skillet-fried chicken served with
mashed potatoes, creamed corn, biscuits, and ice
cream for dessert. Serving dinner daily from
5-9pm. A full bar and wine list are available.
Location: 517 2nd Street.
Serving creative French and American cuisine
using the freshest seasonal ingredients in a
warm, cozy atmosphere, Soupcon's changing menu
includes Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Yellow Fin Tuna
Tartare, Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Rack of Lamb,
Grilled Elk Tenderloin, Atlantic Salmon, and
Sauteed Halibut. Soups and desserts are made
fresh daily. Soupcon has one of the most
extensive wine lists in town as well as
cocktails. Seating nightly at 6:00pm and 8:15
pm, Soupcon is located in the alley behind the
Forest Queen Building in downtown Crested Butte.
Location: 127 Elk
For a quick, fresh meal in a friendly
atmosphere, go to the Sunshine Deli located on
Elk Avenue across from the Post Office. The
breakfast menu offers favorites ranging from
Eggs Benedict to spicy Huevos Locos. For lunch,
a variety of deli sandwiches are available. The
Sunshine Deli also makes homemade soups daily.
Location: 214 Elk Avenue.
Tasty fresh lime margaritas, handmade tamales, a
huge selection of burritos and tacos, affordable
prices and lightning-fast service - what more
could you ask for? The fresh salsas include mild
tomato, salsa verde, roasted chile corn, and a
hot smoky chipotle. Burritos and tacos feature
slow-cooked shredded beef, marinated and grilled
steak or chicken, gourmet veggies, and blackened
mahi-mahi. Try one of the many unique creations
- a chile pesto or spicy Thai burrito with
peanut sauce. Dine in and enjoy a drink from the
large selection of Mexican beers, or take it to
go. A fresh and healthy alternative, the Tamale
is open every day at 7am for breakfast, lunch,
dinner, and late night.
Location: 311 1/2 Elk
Secret Stash - not so much of a secret anymore.
Voted best pizza every year since we opened in
2002. We are now serving continuously starting
at 11:30 AM, until late. Come in for lunch or
for an early dinner to avoid the crowds.
Come in for award winning margaritas, grilled
asian style wings or our legendary pizza.
This 100 year old miner's cabin has been
decorated with treasures from the owners world
travels making the atmosphere at The Stash one
that is not to be missed.
Location: 21 Elk
Located next to Le
Bosquet at 6th and Belleview in the MajesticPlaza, Why Cook?! offers delicious,
healthy items ready to take out for an evening
of entertaining, or a quiet night at home.
Mouthwatering entrees, fresh baked bread and
pasta, green salads, pates and cheese are just a
few of the many items to choose from. Now
featuring all natural and organic deli meats.
Catering services available.
555 Red Lady Avenue.
Known for the best steaks in town, the Wooden
Nickel specializes in tender Filet Mignon, USDA
Prime Graded NY Strip and Rib Eye steaks,
succulent Prime Rib, Elk Tenderloin, Alaskan
King Crab, BBQ pork ribs, pork and lamb chops,
fresh grilled seafood, and fresh garden salads.
The Nickel also serves burgers, chicken fried
steak, and buffalo burgers. Whole Maine lobster and a
variety of surf and turf combinations are
available nightly. Go for a special evening at
Crested Butte's oldest bar and meeting place.
The bar opens at 4pm daily with Happy Hour until
6 pm daily. Dinner is served nightly until 10pm.
Location: 222 Elk Avenue.