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Dining in Telluride

According to the Chicago Tribune, Telluride has more “good restaurants per person than any resort in the Rockies.” That’s high praise, but when you get a taste of the wide selection of what the town has to offer, you’ll have to agree. Telluride is home to more than 50 restaurants, eateries, bistros, cafés, pubs, and bars; with so many choices, Telluride and Mountain Village are sure to have something to satisfy every appetite.

Whether you’re looking to relax after a long day on the ski slopes, or you want to head out for a festive night on the town, you have a wide variety of options, from Mexican, American, Italian, French, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, and German cuisines. From elegant fine dining to home-style comfort food, you are sure to find it all in Telluride.

Top Telluride Restaurants

Baked In Telluride

(970) 728-4775

The West's Best Bagel, classic soups and sandwiches, salads, tacos, breakfast and lunch burritos and dinners featuring homemade pasta and sourdough wheat medium crust pizza. Great coffee and espresso, donuts, and many pastries will round out the fast grab 'n go breakfast. Pizza and full menu delivery nightly from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cosmopolitan of Telluride

(970) 728-1292

The diverse menu of Cosmopolitan of Telluride includes Southwestern, American, French, and Thai cuisine. Its selection of over 200 wines means no matter what you order, there will be a perfect bottle of wine to complement your meal.

The Hop Garden

(970) 728-7467

The unique destination is the first German-style beer garden in Telluride. It offers craft beers from all over the world as well as casual food. This is an excellent après ski location, and is easily found at the base of Lift 4 from the Mountain Village.

La Marmotte

(970) 728-6232

La Marmotte creates elegant bistro fare, with a menu that changes nightly depending on the availability of seasonal ingredients. This restaurant is located in the historic Ice House, the oldest building in Telluride.

La Piazza Del Villaggio

(970) 728-8283

La Piazza Del Villaggio creates simple and inviting Italian cuisine, made only using the finest and freshest ingredients. Stop in La Piazza for some of the best authentic Italian dishes in Telluride.

X Café

(888) 772-2635

X Café is the perfect place to take a break from the ski slopes and enjoy happy hour. This café serves lunch and breakfast dishes that a based on local and fresh produce of the season.

Allred’s Restaurant

(970) 728-4775

Allred’s Restaurant offers contemporary American dishes and an extensive wine list in a unique mountain locale 10,551 feet above sea level. The comfortable atmosphere and warm hospitality make Allred’s a dining experience like no other.

Chophouse Restaurant

(970) 728-9100

The Chophouse Restaurant is world renowned for its savory dry aged prime steaks and wide selection of fresh seafood that is flown in daily. This establishment is open for breakfast and lunch and offers a full dinner menu each evening.

Honga’s Lotus Petal

(970) 728-5134

Honga’s Lotus Petal is a local favorite. Its menu of exquisite fresh food, sushi, and traditionally eclectic Eastern cuisine changes regularly from Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese, Chinese, and more.

La Cocina le Luz

(970) 728-9355

La Cocina le Luz features handmade tortillas, fresh salsa, and superb Mexican cuisine made from local and organic ingredients. This eatery serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Monday through Saturday.

Rustico Ristorante

(970) 728-4046

This Italian eatery offers a unique dining experience with its open kitchen and relaxed, intimate atmosphere. This is the perfect place for family dinners, private parties, or a romantic evening.

The Llama

(970) 728-5114

The Llama draws from a wide variety of Latin American cuisines to create unique and varied meals. Also, guests can choose from a selection of delicious margarita and Colorado’s largest list of tequilas.