Serving up tequila, tacos and trouble for lunch, happy hour and dinner. The exciting ambiance takes cues from José Posada and Mexican folk art, while the eclectic menu ranges from carnitas enchiladas of slow cooked pork, charred pineapple and grilled jalapeno, to tacos of blackened shrimp, shaved cabbage and mango chili arbol jam. At the Grand Tasting.
Dealing in all things gluten (and occasionally non-gluten), The Breadery provides wholesale and retail breads, cakes, sweets and sandwiches to the Gunnison Valley and beyond. Bread is made by hand with the best organic flours and seasonal ingredients available, fermented for easy digestion. At the Grand Tasting.
A local mainstay in downtown Crested Butte since 2002, the Brick Oven Pizzeria and Pub is known for its substantial draft beer selection, delicious pizza and legendary patio and tiki bar. A place where visitors should feel welcome bellying up to the bar with locals to get the inside scoop on the good hiking, biking, boating, and fishing. At the Grand Tasting.
With over 20 years of restaurant and entertaining experience, Master Caterer Josephine Kellett excels in creating fresh and flavorful dishes for dinner parties, family reunions, business events, weddings, picnics and more. Sister business Frank’s Deli serves up sandwiches, to-go meals, homemade soups, amazing salads, fresh fish and all-natural meats. At the Grand Tasting.
Crested Butte’s Personal Chefs have a premier reputation and obsessive following due largely to their masterful ability to source and incorporate seasonal, local and organic ingredients into their simple, honest and delicious dishes. They are available for personal chef services, catering, drop-off dinners, special events, picnic meals and more. At Invitation Only VIP Founder’s Breakfast and the Grand Tasting.
The finest Italian cuisine this side of New Jersey on the beautiful Gunnison River in Gunnison Colorado. Red-checked tablecloths, family friendly, outdoor dining and a warm ambiance welcome you. For lunch or dinner, whether you’re celebrating one of life’s momentous occasions or just want to enjoy a home-cooked meal. At the Grand Tasting.
Hogwood delivers wood-fired meats cooked to perfection and signature sides made from scratch. Featuring classics, like mac and cheese made with freshly grated sharp cheddar, and “twists” like the kale slaw with maple cider vinaigrette. Offering onsite buffet catering, casual drop-offs and home delivery. Owned and operated by classically trained chefs with southern roots. At Bikes, Beers + BBQ.
A true Crested Butte original, The Last Steep boasts CB’s Best Hamburger and Best Bloody Mary, thirst-quenching afternoon happy hour, chalkboard specials, outdoor patio and late-night service. Selected one of 14 best restaurants by “Best Things Colorado,” the Steep’s expansive and diverse menu includes freshly made salads and wraps, creative sandwiches, burgers and seafood. At the Grand Tasting.
Michael Marchitelli strives to share recipes from his grandmother and mother in a restaurant where customers feel at home. Enjoy classics from Chicken Picatta to variations such as Elk Cannelloni and decadences like Seafood Lasagna with snow crab, bay scallops and rock shrimp, or a Pepper-Crusted Rack of Lamb. At Lunch on the Italian Riviera and the Grand Tasting.
Offering an extensive menu of creative artisan cocktails, all made with Montanya Distillers rums coupled with infusions and liqueurs made onsite. From-scratch appetizers and small plates are inspired by international street food, many featuring local ingredients. Second floor distillery tours and frequent live acoustic music round out the experience. At Vino + Vinyasa.
Serving coffee, breakfast and lunch including from-scratch scones, frosted sweet rolls, cookies, sweet breads and other delights using organic flour, sugar, eggs and their Polish grandmother’s secret recipes. They serve up swift, made-to-order breakfast burritos, egg sandwiches, fabulous lattes and all sorts of food-forward craft beverages. At the Grand Tasting.
Public House celebrates local Colorado craft breweries, wineries and distilleries, seasonally relevant and farm-driven food, generous lodging and the conviviality of live music. Featuring Crested Butte’s own Irwin Brewing Company beer on tap and favorite dishes including elk chili, local beef burgers and not-to-be-missed poutine.
Voted Best Pizza and Wings in Crested Butte every year since opening in 2002. Dining at the Stash is an experience for all the senses. Start with Crack Fries before the famous pizzas such as World Champion Pizza Challenge winner - the Notorious F.I.G. Best salad bar in town! For lunch through dinner. At the Grand Tasting.
Now more than its famous family-style chicken dinners, new owners reveal a Colorado Creole Brunch (think Shrimp and Grits); a lunch menu (think Oyster Po Boy); and patio seating. Joined by unique, hand-infused cocktails, a curated wine list, craft beers and a “lite” Parlour Menu. Join them for Reverse Happy Hour after Alpenglow! At Champagne + Fried Chicken.
Nestled into an historic mining cabin, paired with a charmed ambiance and impeccable service, Soupçon blends fine French and American culinary traditions. Accompanied by a deep sommelier-selected wine cellar and an ever-evolving menu, revel in such delicacies as Escargot, Foie Gras, Tournedo of Salmon or Duck Breast with Cherries. At Soupçon Lunch with Special Guests.
Third Bowl Homemade Ice Cream is made from scratch in small batches here in Crested Butte. We offer a mix of traditional and innovative ice cream flavors, as well as vegan, non-dairy ice creams and sorbets.
Private Chef Tim Egelhoff marries the artisanal world of classic European techniques with fresh and seasonal farm to table regional ingredients. His Colorado-inspired cuisine is available for cocktail and dinner parties; special events, weddings and celebrations; and vacation home private chef services. At Pre-Festival Private Tasting + Fireside Chat with Santiago Achával, Take a Hike! Long Lake and the Grand Tasting.
Tully's is a family-oriented restaurant in Crested Butte South serving a wide-ranging menu of all-American fare. They strive to use the best ingredients, sourced locally when possible, and provide a great atmosphere complete with frequent live music. At the Grand Tasting.
The Wooden Nickel, Crested Butte’s oldest saloon and great steak house, has been hosting visitors and locals alike under the current ownership since 1981. Whether you are visiting the mountains for the first time or returning, the Nickel is a Crested Butte tradition that must not be missed. Dating prior to 1929, our bar and building will take you back to the early mining era of the Rocky Mountains. We pride ourselves in offering consistent, high quality food and drink prepared and served by our experienced, friendly staff. We feature 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.
The Crested Butte Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization founded in 1987. As a home for arts and culture, the Center for the Arts offers engaging opportunities and educational experiences to enrich and expand the life of our community. Learn more here.