Winter Dining

Allred’s Restaurant

Contemporary American Cuisine

Located at Station St. Sophia at the top of the Free GondolaOn-Mountain(970) 728-7474

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Hours: Bar 5pm | Dining Room 5:30pm
Open for the Season Through 10/14/17

Telluride’s flagship restaurant at the top of the gondola offers an incredibly unique mountain top dining experience. General Manager Mario Petillo welcomes you into the warmth of Allred’s to enjoy an evening of fine wines, hand crafted cocktails and a memorable dining experience.

Enjoy drinks and a light supper in Allred's cozy bar while taking in the beauty of alpenglow as the sun sets over the town of Telluride, a few thousand feet below.


**All window seating is on a 1st come basis.  Window tables cannot be reserved.

**For parties larger than 20, we offer a limited option menu.

Location / Directions

From Telluride - Starting at Station Telluride located near the corner of S. Oak Street and W. San Juan Ave., take the Free Gondola to Station St. Sophia at the top of the mountain. Exit the Gondola and follow signs to Allred's Restaurant. Please feel free to ask a Gondola attendant for assistance locating the restaurant.

From Mountain Village - Starting near the Mountain Village Core and the base of Village Express (Lift 4), take the Free Gondola to Station St. Sophia at the top of the mountain. Exit the Gondola and follow signs to Allred's Restaurant. Please feel free to ask a Gondola attendant for assistance locating the restaurant.

Private Events

Allred's is available for private events year-round. Reserve the small private dining room for up to 30 guests where you will enjoy a fireplace and views of the Town of Telluride below. For private events up to 130 guests, reserve the full dining room. For private event information, click here .

High Pie Pizzeria & Tap Room

Pizza, Salads, Appetizers

100 W Colorado AveTelluride(970) 728-2978

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We make our food with only the finest ingredients. When available we buy local, organic produce & dairy products. All of our meats are natural & hormone free. We use only Non-GMO extra virgin olive oil & sunflower oil. Our Italian flour is also Non-GMO. We hope you love our food as much as we do!

Bon Vivant

Classic Country French Cuisine

Located at the top of Polar Queen Express (Lift 5)On-Mountain970-728-7570

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Closed for the season. Reopening December 2017.


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With breathtaking views of Palmyra and the Wilson Range, Bon Vivant stands as Telluride’s premier on mountain dining venue. The menu, designed by “Telluride Top Chef” Jared Campbell, is a mixture of classical French country cuisine and his own contemporary creations. The all-French wine list is not to be overlooked and the friendly and knowledgeable service staff actively work to enrich your experience. It is this combination of luxury and authenticity that create an ambiance which is second to none. Come join us for a lunch you will be sure to remember.


Bon Vivant is located at the top of the Polar Queen Express Lift (5). From the top of Apex Lift (6) you can  ski down Woozley’s Way Trail. You can also access Bon Vivant from the top of Gold Hill Express Lift (14) then ski See Forever Trail past Alpino Vino to Woozley’s Way Trail.

No Reservations



Alpino Vino

Fine Wines, Italian Delicacies

Located on See Forever trail below the top of Lift 14On-Mountain(970) 728-7560

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Closed for the season. Reopening December 2017.

Alpino Vino is a quaint European hütte offering leisurely European-style ski-in ski-out lunches and a nighttime dining experience like no other at the highest elevation fine-dining restaurant in North America at 11,966 feet. Ski in to peruse our world class wine list and enjoy Chef Nicola Peccedis Italian Alpine comfort food or travel via an enclosed Snow-Coach. Alpino Vino is near the top of Gold Hill and offers fantastic views of the Wilson Range and a five-course Italian themed menu with an optional wine pairing. The expansive multi-tiered deck is a truly unique spot to enjoy a glass of wine with its European teak furniture, coveted daybed and comfortable sheepskin throws. An outdoor wine bar offers a spectacular setting for a midday escape.

With hand-hewn beams and furniture crafted from reclaimed wine barrels, Alpino Vino provides a high alpine ambience and is reminiscent of restaurants found throughout the Dolomites of Northern Italy. Inside, a warm and inviting atmosphere, complete with a wood burning fireplace, stone floors and exposed wood beams, provides a perfect retreat from the slopes. Originally a private retreat built on a historic mining claim, Alpino Vino is a cornerstone of Telluride's award-winning restaurants. Guests must be a minimum 21 years of age to attend the nighttime experience.


To visit Alpino Vino during the day, take Gold Hill Express (Lift 14) and turn left off the lift to ski down See Forever to our front door. At night, make a reservation through the Culinary Concierge, and ride Alpino Vino's enclosed Snow-Coach from the top of the Gondola to the front door of Alpino Vino. Alpino Vino is closed for the Summer season and is open for reservations in the Winter.

Private events

Alpino Vino is available in the Winter for private nighttime events for groups and families. Enjoy an evening snowcat ride up to 11,966 feet and cozy up by our warm fire for a 5 course delectable meal.   With a seating capacity of 28 people indoors,  Alpino Vino is the perfect location to host your small private event.

Click here to learn more about Weddings and Events and to plan your private event.


New Orleans-Inspired Fare

Located at the top of Plunge Lift (Lift 9)On-Mountain(970) 728-7503

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Closed for the season. Reopening December 2017 (when Chair 9 opens).

Giuseppe's is an on-mountain restaurant located at the top of the Plunge Lift (9) at the Telluride Ski Resort. This local favorite offers New Orleans inspired comfort food, sandwiches, soup, snacks, beer, and wine. The views are unbeatable as on clear days when you can see all the way to the La Sal Mountains in Utah. 

No Reservations.


Altezza At The Peaks

Indo-European Inspired

The Peaks Resort & SpaMountain Village(970) 728-2525

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Altezza, which means “height” in Italian, aims to deliver an experience for the family. The staff welcomes you for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and invite you to enjoy their Indo-European inspired menu, themed entrees, impeccable service and one of the most spectacular views in Telluride.

Hours of Operation
Daily 7:30am – 9pm



Thursday, November 23
3pm – 8pm  |  By Reservation
Adults $39  |  Children $18




Choose one menu item and a glass of wine or draft beer.
Daily from 2 – 6pm  | $14

  • Peak Burger
  • Meatball Sliders
  • Flat Bread
  • Tuscan Wings
  • Wine by the Glass | $8
  • Draft Pint | $4



  • Breakfast Buffet Hours:   7:30 – 11am on peak and weekends

Altezza Express Breakfast Buffet is now located in the Altezza Main Dining Room in conjunction with the Breakfast à la carte menus.


À LA CARTE BREAKFAST | 7:30 - 11am

À LA CARTE LUNCH | 11am - 2pm

DINNER | 5 - 9pm


Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2016





Tomboy Tavern

Casual American Cuisine

Mountain Village Core, 562 Mountain Village BlvdMountain Village(970) 728-7467

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Open 11am - close

Tomboy Tavern features a wraparound bar, expanded indoor seating, and big screen televisions for game day to go along with the best beer garden and patio in Telluride. Enjoy craft beers, cocktails and a menu to suit the whole group for lunch and dinner. Enjoy a beer and the view under the umbrella at Tomboy Tavern.

Large party dinner reservations only (15 plus people)

Private Events

Tomboy Tavern is available for private events year-round. With a huge slope-side patio and bar underneath an over-sized European umbrella, and a fully remodeled interior, Tomboy is the perfect venue to host a summer or winter event for up to 120 guests. For private event information,  click here.

Siam’s Talay Grille

Asian Tapas & Seafood

Sunset Plaza, Inn at Lost CreekMountain Village(970) 728-6293

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Breakfast 7:30-10am | Aprés 3 - 5pm | Dinner 5 - 9pm

Bar opens at 4pm

One of the most popular restaurants in either town is Siam Telluride and the founder of Siam, Jeff Badger, brings his talents to the Inn at Lost Creek. Siam’s Talay Grille at the Inn is an Asian Seafood Restaurant that also features the most popular of Thai appetizers from Siam Telluride. Jeff and his team focus on using the freshest ingredients including fresh fish flown in daily plus a focus on providing exceptional service.

To order takeout, or for delivery to your suite at the Inn at Lost Creek, ring the concierge at (970) 728.5678 or Siam's Talay Grille directly at (970) 728-6293 and enjoy!

Located in the  Inn at Lost Creek  at 119 Lost Creek Lane, Mountain Village, CO 81435


Sushi, Japanese, Latin-Infused Dishes

115 West ColoradoTelluride970-239-6025

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Offering fresh and affordable sushi in America's greatest ski town.  Pescado is located in downtown Telluride.

Black Iron Kitchen and Bar

Rocky Mountain Gastro Pub

Hotel MadelineMountain Village970-369-8949

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Come enjoy the indoor/outdoor spaces, signature fire tables, every major event on multiple televisions, live music, and casual, modern mountain cuisine for the entire family.


Signature Cocktails, Appetizers

627 West PacificTelluride970-728-1213

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Hip, cool and like no other! There has a full bar and an unexpected menu that is putting it ahead of trends and creating an "only-found-here" dining destination.

The Village Table

Global Soul Food, Tapas, Catering

Centrum BuildingMountain Village970-728-1117

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Only three years old, our family run restaurant has already been making waves in the Telluride- Mountain Village dining scene. 

Chef John Gerona brings a creative menu ranging from traditional Spanish to contemporary Colorado fare.

Our warm, inviting atmosphere is perfect for the whole family or even a romantic evening. Our staff are friendly and attentive and sure to make your experience one to remember. 

A full bar offers creative house cocktails and specialty sangria along with a daily bar special. Our patio seating offers a way to enjoy the views and fresh mountain air. 

New Sheridan Chop House

Upscale American, Steaks, Seafood

231 West ColoradoTelluride970-728-9100

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The Chop House is a classic steak house with traditions of mountain western game and an extensive tailored wine list to accompany. Widely considered to be the best restaurant in town with stellar service and exquisite ambiance.


American Fare

135 East ColoradoTelluride970-728-5134

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The Setting: Welcome to RBG where you’ll find quality, handcrafted American fare, Colorado beers and signature cocktails, and friendly, attentive service in a comfortable setting. Dine upstairs with family and friends, or hang out downstairs at one of Telluride’s oldest bars.

The Food: Start your meal off with RBG’s signature nachos, crab cakes, or our delicious seasonal hummus. Be sure to try one of our freshly prepared burgers, bone-in pork chops or one of our many salads made with locally sourced ingredients. Indulge in our savory molten lava cake, we won’t tell.


Oak, The New Fat Alley

BBQ, Casual American

Oak Street, Gondola PlazaTelluride970-728-3985

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Casual dining feature BBQ and family-friendly cuisine.  The restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating and is conveniently located at the base of the gondola.

M Club at Madeline

Farm and Ranch Inspired Seasonal

Mountain Village BlvdMountain Village855-923-7640

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Just across from the Ice Rink in the heart of Mountain Village, M Club features multiple cozy sitting and dining areas, breakfast and dinner daily, Chef’s signature Starter Jars, game room (pool, shuffleboard, darts), outdoor fire tables, and an indoor/outdoor bar. Welcome to the most sought after family-friendly, mountain-side living room...yours to enjoy year-round.

Crazy Elk Pizza

Pizza, Sandwiches, Salads

Mountain Village Core, 565 Mountain Village Blvd, Suite AMountain Village(970) 728-7499

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Open 11am - 2pm

Crazy Elk Pizza, located in the core of Mountain Village, next to Tomboy Tavern, offers fresh hand-made pizzas, salads and sub sandwiches. Crazy Elk hits the spot for a slice and cold draft beer on the patio, foosball table and arcade games for the kids.

Crazy Elk is kid friendly and family-centered: a great place for children's birthday parties and family gatherings.

  • Fresh, hand-made Pizza, Subs and Salads
  • Quick, friendly service
  • Fun, relaxed atmosphere for families and friends
  • Foosball, darts and kid-friendly video games
  • Space available for private parties
  • Pizza available by the slice
  • Bar Service with local craft beers and wine by the glass
  • Large party apres and dinner reservations only. (20 plues people)

High Camp Warming Hut

Sandwiches, Soups, Snacks

Located at the top of Prospect Express (Lift 12)On-Mountain970-728-6900

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Closed for the season. Reopening December 2017.

Located at the top of Prospect Bowl, High Camp serves hot drinks, sandwiches, soups and snacks. Relax in the beach chairs for a while and enjoy the breathtaking views of Palmyra Peak. High Camp is also the launching point for all Quail Ridge and Palymyra Peak hike to Terrain. Fuel up before a big day out!

Big Billie's

Family Dining

Located at the base of Chondola (Lift 1)On-Mountain(970) 728-7556

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Closed for the season. Reopening December 2017.

Located at the base of the Chondola (1) and Sunshine Express (10), Big Billie's features Southwestern and American style family food in a casual atmosphere. Kids will love this easy to get to restaurant at the bottom of green runs. For those of you who don’t ski or snowboard, you can still meet your loved ones for lunch by taking the Chondola down to Big Billie’s from Mountain Village.

No Reservations

Gorrono Ranch

Burgers, BBQ, Chili

Located on Misty Maiden trail under Village Express (Lift 4)On-Mountain(970) 728-7578

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Closed for the season. Reopening December 2017.


Situated mid-mountain on the Misty Maiden run, this historic Basque sheep herding ranch serves up mouth watering burgers, Chuck’s Famous Chili, soups, a variety of fresh salads, and other casual fare. Check out the Noodle Bar or stop in to the Smokehouse for unbeatable Rotisserie Chicken right off the spit and house made smoky Pulled Pork sandwiches. Or relax with a cocktail on Gorrono's famous beach and listen to live music daily while enjoying the majestic view of Mount Wilson.

Private Events

Gorrono Ranch is available for private events year-round. During the summer months, Gorrono Ranch is accessed by a mountain road and is a popular choice for destination weddings and corporate dinners and can accommodate 50-200 people. For private event information,  click here.

Aemono Fine Foods (Telluride)

Deli, Salads, Take-Out, Catering

105 South DavisTelluride970-728-4748

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Gourmet catering, cooking classes & meals 'to go.' Aemono Fine Foods and Catering has been serving Telluride and the surrounding areas for over 10 years. They specialize in a variety of cuisines, including Asian, Mediterranean, Italian, Barbeque, Mexican, and classic Colorado fare. Aemono takes pride in using only the freshest, all natural, organic, and local ingredients whenever possible.

Arroyo Gallery and Wine Bar

Wine Bar, Gallery

220 East ColoradoTelluride970-239-2006

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Arroyo combines wine and fine art into a single casual space.  Come in, enjoy a glass of wine in the bar then view works of art throughout the location.

Baked in Telluride

Baker, American, Mexican

127 South FirTelluride970-728-4775

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Brown Bag

Deli, Take-Out

126 West Colorado Ave., Suite 102BTelluride970-728-5556

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This deli offers sandwiches, baked good and refreshments in the heart of downtown Telluride.  

Brown Dog Pizza

Pizza, Pasta, Subs, Sports Bar

110 East ColoradoTelluride970-728-8046

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Our menu features Detroit Square Pizza, American Classic Pizza, Thin Crust Pizza, and a new Sicilian Style Pizza. In addition, we have Wings, Appetizers, Salads Specialty Subs, Burgers, Pasta Dishes and more delicious items on the menu. Plus gluten free and kids menus.



Coffee Cowboy

Coffee, Baked Goods, Smoothies

123 East ColoradoTelluride970-708-0294

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Coffee from local roasters, smoothies, teas and other goodies – all available in their food trailer in downtown Telluride.


Contemporary Seasonal Cuisine

300 West San JuanTelluride970-728-1292

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COSMO happy hour features half-priced sushi, shrimp, and calamari as well as their signature Cosmopolitan cocktails. Happy hour is offered daily from 5 to 6:00PM. Dinner is served nightly and showcases an array of cuisines. Owner and Chef Chad Scothorn is influenced by French, Southwestern, Thai and American cooking styles. His menu often changes weekly to incorporate the bounty of the season. COSMOpolitan’s wine cellar contains over 200 vintages from France, Italy, California and Oregon. The restaurant can also provide room service to Hotel Columbia guests during regular restaurant hours.

Diggity Doggs

Hot Dogs, Hamburgers

Heritage Plaza, 567 Mountain Village Blvd.Mountain Village970-708-2066

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Brats, hot dogs and sausages of all kinds!  Diggity Dogg is a local favorite for fast, on-the-go breakfast and lunch.


Burgers, Salads, Sandwiches, Steaks

103 West ColoradoTelluride970-728-8884

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This family-owned restaurant and bar features a warm and familiar menu of burgers, steaks, salads and other favorites made from regional ingredients.

The restaurant and bar are open daily and located on Colorado Avenue in an old-west saloon.

La Cocina de Luz

Fresh Mexican

123 East ColoradoTelluride970-728-9355

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La Cocina de Luz is regional Mexican and southwestern cuisine, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, with whole foods and contemporary influences, handmade tortillas, juice bar, daily soups, specials, beer, margaritas and wine. Organic, free-range, additive-free and locally-grown ingredients are prepared with traditional recipes including many vegetarian and gluten-free dishes.

La Marmotte

Contemporary French

150 West San JuanTelluride970-728-6232

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La Marmotte’s contemporary French cuisine changes nightly depending on what is seasonal and fresh. This elegant bistro is set in the historic Ice house, one of Telluride's oldest buildings. Quaint, rustic and charming this family owned gem is a must.

La Piazza del Villaggio

Authentic Italian

Sunset PlazaMountain Village970-728-8283

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Inspired by the beautiful town squares throughout Italy, Paolo and wife Carmela opened La Piazza in Mountain Village in 1998 as a meeting place for stylish authentic Italian dining, relaxation, and special events. Our resort location is ski-in, golf-in, a spectacular gondola up from Telluride, or a slow stroll from your lodge.

The menu at this Italian restaurant is a combination of family recipes and contemporary techniques fused together by the chef and owner, Paola Canclini.  The dishes are authentic, clean and crisp. 

La Pizzeria

Casual Italian, Wood-Fired Pizza

Sunset PlazaMountain Village970-728-0737

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It’s all about pizza!  This local pizzeria, located in Mountain Village, specialized in Italian thin crust pizza pies with dine-in and take-out and options.  

Poachers Pub

American Pub

Sunset PlazaMountain Village970-728-9647

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This corner pub is favorite for folks staying in Mountain Village.  Summer or winter, Poachers is a lively spot from apres to late-night.  American fare, live music and lively libations help make Poachers Pub, Poachers Pub.

Rustico Ristorante

Traditional Italian

114 East ColoradoTelluride970-728-4046

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You'll find a touch of Italy in Telluride at Rustico Ristorante. Here, our livelihood is built upon the traditions our families have practiced for generations. Thanks to our devoted staff, our vision and commitment to these traditions are seamlessly carried out. Utilizing generational family knowledge, including many biodynamic practices, we apply the same truths to the art of food preparation as an Italian wine producer does throughout vintage time. Perhaps this explains why our cuisine pairs so beautifully with our exquisite wines. With over 1000 Italian wines from every corner of Italy, a perfect intermingling of flavors is easily within reach. Try our handcrafted recipes to discover the true importance of the principles we abide by.

Shanghai Palace


126 East ColoradoTelluride970-728-0882

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Authentic Chinese cuisine in the heart of downtown Telluride.


Thai, Thai Fusion

200 South DavisTelluride970-728-6886

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Siam has been serving traditional and contemporary Thai food in downtown Telluride since 2006. Our family owned and operated restaurant offers friendly service, a comfortable, casual atmosphere and affordable prices.

Smuggler's Brewpub

Casual American, Brewpub

225 South PineTelluride970-728-5620

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We only serve the highest quality of Colorado sourced beef, pork, lamb and chicken. We work closely with farms in Delta, Montrose and the surrounding communities to establish a farm to table economy for fresh dairy, proteins and produce.

The Bean Café

Coffee, Breakfast, Snacks, Café

The Peaks Resort & SpaMountain Village

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Open 7am – 12pm Daily

Enjoy coffee drinks, fresh baked pastries, fresh squeezed Zummo juices, breakfast burritos, paninnis and fast grab snacks.


Coffee, Tea, Pastries, Paninis

Hotel MadelineMountain Village970-369-8993

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Gather family and friends and meet in our neighborhood Starbucks, located at Madeline Hotel and Residences, and the only Starbucks in Telluride. Have your cup prepared just the way you like it. Starbucks coffee is grown under the highest standards of quality, using ethical sourcing practices. Enjoy quality service, an inviting atmosphere, exceptional beverages and grab–and–go meals.

Telluride Bistro

Mediterranean, Italian Bistro

138 East ColoradoTelluride970-728-5239

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Tucked in a quiet park just off Main Street is one of Telluride’s best-kept secrets, Telluride Bistro — the locals' restaurant. Telluride Bistro provides world-class cuisine at down-to-earth prices in a cozy, relaxed atmosphere with friendly, thoughtful service. We specialize in Northern Italian fare using fresh, local, organic ingredients. Our wine list includes a unique and varied selection in every category to suit a variety of tastes.

Telluride Coffee Company

Coffee, Breakfast, Lunch, Pastries, Snacks

Heritage PlazaMountain Village970-369-4400

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Telluride Coffee Company is in Heritage Plaza, the center of Mountain Village.  From morning coffees to afternoon sandwiches - the Telluride Coffee Company has stomach covered.

The Butcher and Baker Cafe

Fresh Gourmet Deli, Bakery, Take-Out

217 East ColoradoTelluride970-728-2899

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A bakery and deli that is as funky and cool as Telluride.

Tracks Café & Bar

Casual American, Cocktails

Heritage PlazaMountain Village970-728-0677

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Located in Heritage Plaza in Mountain Village, Tracks is a great place for a quick bite or a long afternoon on their sunny patio.  Open both summer and winter, this location offers sandwiches, salads, family fare and a full bar.



226 W. ColoradoTelluride970-728-8399

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Mexican food at its finest, served by friendly, attentive staff in a great and family-friendly environment finally comes to Telluride! A large selection of your favorite Mexican-food dishes done to perfection. The clean and renewed space welcomes all!