Telluride Food


Dining Food aficionados across the country are taking notice of chef innovation in this small resort boasting over 50 restaurants and bars. New approaches in American cuisine, wine cellars that rival those found on either coast, and tasting menus prepared by seasoned chefs are helping make Telluride a dining destination. Reservations are recommended at most restaurants.


221 South Oak
Oak Street, Telluride
South Oak enjoys a reputation for excellence in an intimate atmosphere with an always-changing menu to ensure the freshest ingredients. 221 is set in a tastefully refurbished historic home nestled in the trees on South Oak Street, just steps from the Gondola.

Allred's Restaurant
Top of the Gondola between Telluride and Mountain Village
With spectacular views perched at 10,550 feet, the restaurant is located at the top of the gondola. There is a 40 foot wall of glass with impeccable views overlooking Telluride. Live piano music every night except Monday and Tuesday nights. Great for dinner or have a drink at the bar watching the sunset, then head to Telluride for dinner.

The Cosmopolitan
300 West San Juan Avenue, Telluride
Located in the Hotel Columbia at the base of the gondola in town, Cosmo serves cuisine with a rich mix of regional ingredients and international flavors to delight the most discriminating palette. With 20 years of innovative food preparation and restaurant experience, Executive Chef Chad Scothorn creates delectable dishes.

The New Sheridan Chophouse
233 West Colorado Avenue, Telluride
The New Sheridan Chop House offers a diverse menu of prime beef, farm-fresh game and seafood in a restored building from the 1800’s. The Chop House consistently has the best steaks in Telluride.


115 West Colorado, Telluride
A blend of Japanese mixed with a new twist on old flavors. Sushi bar and an interesting selection of offerings from grilled appetizers to a fresh udon noodle bowl.

200 South Davis, Telluride
Offering an eclectic Asian fusion menu with an extensive menu. This is a small casual restaurant that does not accept reservations. So stop in earlier and put your name on the list. While waiting, check out There across the street for some unusual drinks.

Siam's Talay Grille
119 Lost Creek Lane, Mountain Village
Located at Inn at Lost Creek. Asian Seafood restaurant featuring Siam's popular Thai dishes.

627 W Pacific Ave, Telluride
Offering late night bites that are fresh and interesting…. you will not be disappointed. Seriously interesting cocktails and funky atmosphere.


La Marmotte
150 West San Juan Avenue, Telluride
Telluride's favorite La Marmotte features fine French cuisine in a cozy, romantic setting. Formerly an ice house in the mining days, the changing menu offers a selection of dishes with French and international influences.


La Piazza Del Villagio
117 Lost Creek Lane, Town Square, Mountain Village
Casual authentic northern Italian cuisine.

Rustico Ristorante
114 East Colorado Avenue, Telluride
A casual authentic Italian Ristorante. The open Kitchen is the focal point of the restaurant, with stone walls, fireplace, enclosed veranda and in the summer large outside patio.

Telluride Bistro
138 East Colorado Avenue, Telluride (next to the hardware store)
This cozy little locals favorite. Tempt and seduce your palate with a scrumptious menu using only the freshest ingredients available. Comfortable, casual, relaxed cafe in downtown Telluride.

Alpino Vino is offering a nighttime dining experience like no other. Guests will travel to Alpino Vino via an enclosed Snow-Coach, where they will enjoy a five-course Italian themed menu with an optional wine pairing. Guests must be a minimum 21 years of age to attend the nighttime experience. Alpino Vino is also available for private nighttime events for groups and families with room for up to 26 guests. Reservations are required for nighttime dining, please call our reservationist at Allred’s Restaurant: 970.728.7474.


Crazy Elk Pizza
Mountain Village Core
Crazy Elk has the best pizza in the area and it’s located in the center of Mountain Village. Good salads in a very relaxed kid friendly atmosphere.

103 W. Colorado Ave., Telluride
Floradora has comfort food in a nice casual atmosphere.

Base of Gondola in Town of Telluride
Telluride's place for Bourbon, Beer and BBQ.

Poacher's Pub
Blue Mesa Building, Mountain Village
970.728.9647 In Mountain Village, feature apres-ski munchies and pub fare. Try the house specialty at Poacher's, the San Juan roast beef sandwich. Serves All-American fare for lunch and dinner.

Smuggler’s Brewpub
225 S. Pine St., Telluride
A casual restaurant and bar offering excellent beers brewed on the premise, good burgers and bar food in a relaxing local atmosphere. Kid friendly environment too.

The Brown Dog
110 East Colorado Avenue, Telluride
A casual sports bar offering Colorado beers on tap, pizza and subs. “We proudly prepare our dough and sauce from scratch. Brown Dog is known for its Detroit Pizza.

Tomboy Tavern
Mountain Village Core
Enjoy craft beers and comfort food menu for lunch and dinner.

Village Table
618 Mountain Village Blvd in the Core
Eclectic mix of Mediterranean fare featuring Spanish tapas and entrees as well as Italian, French and some American classics. Open lunch and dinner.


La Cocina de Luz
123 East Colorado Ave, Telluride
Authentic Mexican and Contemporary Southwestern cuisine using traditional cooking methods. Serving breakfast lunch and dinner. Indoor and outdoor dining options available.. Almost 100% organic ingredients, always fresh. Great margaritas too. Casual dining no reservations necessary

Taco Del Gnar
123 South Oak Street, Telluride
Home of the gnarly taco, a taco with attitude and altitude.  Great Lemonade, Chips and tasty sauces.  Don't forget to try their carrot hot sauce.



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