Telluride Dining Options

When it comes to dining options, Telluride has a little bit of everything and some incredible restaurants to choose from. From upscale French cuisine to steakhouses, Mexican restaurants, pizzerias, and cozy cafes, Telluride offers something for every mood, any time of the day. Telluride may appear to be a small town, but the food options in both Telluride and Mountain Village are big. An assortment of some of Telluride and Mountain Village's restaurants can be found below, but this is just a portion of the wonderful food that can be found in Telluride — the town offers over 50 retaurants and cafes.

Upscale Telluride Dining


La Marmotte
- Serving elegant French bistro fare for over 20 years, La Marmotte features a rotating menu that showcases seasonal ingredients. This Telluride favorite is located in one of the oldest buildings in town and offers a romantic and charming dining room as well as a great patio for enjoying the sunset with a cocktail.
150 W. San Juan Avenue
970.728.6232

Allred's Restaurant - Located at the top of the gondola, Allred's offers a unique dining experience with incredible views of the entire town of Telluride and surrounding peaks. Serving upscale steakhouse fare, Allred's features local and regional cuisine. Because of the stunning views, this is a great spot to enjoy a happy drink and an appetizer as well.
Gondola mid-station, Mountain Village
970.728.7474

REV at Hotel Madeline - REV offers a fine dining experience with local and seasonal farm to table cuisine and an expansive wine list. Dine on Colorado beef, lamb, and elk and sip world class wines in a handsome dining room.
568 Mountain Village Blvd
970.369.8989

New Sheridan Chop House Restaurant - The Chop House, set in the historic New Sheridan Hotel, is renowned for its upscale new American cuisine and Telluride's only nitrogen wine bar. Seafood is flown in daily, meat is free-range and organic, and a rotating menu of fine cheeses from all over the world will captivate any foodie. 
231 W. Colorado Avenue
970.728.9100

Honga's Lotus Petal - A favorite of locals and visitors for over 20 years, Honga's serves dinner nightly in the heart of downtown Telluride. This restaurant serves Pan-Asian cuisine with a full bar offering wine, sake, beer, and tropical cocktails. Dine in the bustiing and chic main floor dining room, or relax in the comfortable, downstairs lounge with a DJ on Wednesday nights. 
135 E. Colorado Avenue
970.728.5134

221 South Oak - Set in a renovated Victorian home, 221 South Oak features incredible food, an extensive wine list, and an intimate atmosphere. Using only the freshest ingredients, chef Eliza Gavin has been wowing guests for years with a wide range of homemade dishes, from sausages, soups, and pastas, to bread and even homemade ice cream.
221 S. Oak Street
970.728.9507

Telluride Casual Dining


Telluride Bistro - Telluride Bistro is considered to be a local's favorite spot, serving world-class cuisine at reasonable prices. The cozy and casual setting is the perfect place for a special night out, and guests will enjoy Northern Italian fare using fresh, local ingredients. Telluride Bistro serves lunch and dinner, with a charming dining room and a great outdoor patio.

138 East Colorado Avenue
970.728.5239

Cornerhouse Grille - Set in a funky blue painted Victorian house, the Cornerhouse Grille serves up burgers, salads, and other hot sandwiches, paired with french fries or the local's favorite, tator tots. Sit on the outdoor patio and soak up some sun, or secure your spot at the bar on game day and watch your favorite team. The Cornerhouse offers a varety of bottle beers and beers on tap, and the atmosphere is casual and kid-friendly.
131 N. Fir Street
970.728.6207

Oak BBQ (previously Fat Alley) - Oak BBQ is the place for BBQ, bourbon, and beer. Set in a Victorian home, diners will find real BBQ, southern style home cooking, and even a homemade hot sauce that is out of this world. Stop in for lunch, dinner, or takeout.
250 San Juan Avenue
970.728.3985

Baked in Telluride - Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Baked in Telluride has been serving a variety of specially baked good for over 30 years. Enjoy homepage bagels, breads, pastries, and pizza, while sandwiches, soups, and tacos round out the menu. Baked in Telluride also serves wine and locally brewed beers, with a small patio off the front. Come in and try this long-time Telluride favorite.
127 S. Fir Street
970.728.4775

Brown Dog Pizza - Brown Dog Pizza offers east coast style pies homemade crust and sauce. With several televisions and a variety of beers on tap, Brown Dog is a great place to watch a game, or to gather with friends and family.  Open from lunchtime to late night, diners will also find specialty sub sandwiches, salads, and pastas.
110 E. Colorado Avenue
970.728.8046

La Cocina de Luz - Diners will enjoy Mexican and Southwestern food in a fun and casual setting. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner, La Cocina de Luz uses traditional recipes featuring homemade tortillas, daily specials, and locally grown ingredients. A juice bar, margaritas, and beers keep people hydrated, and guests can choose from outdoor patio seating or the festive indoor dining room.
123 E. Colorado Avenue
970.728.9355

Smuggler Brew Pub and Grille - At the Smuggler Brew Pub, craft beers, lunch, and dinner are served in a historic mining warehouse. The beers are made on-site at this brew pub, and the food menu includes casual fare like ribs, steaks, seafood, gyros, and appetizers.
225 S. Pine Street
970.728.5620

Butcher and the Baker - This charming spot on Telluride's main street serves breakfast and lunch, and a deli case features a variety of prepared meals to take home. There is also a delicious brunch offered on Sundays from 8am to 2pm. Diners will enjoy homemade food including pastries, sandwiches, salads, and pizzas, all using local and organic ingredients.

217 East Colorado Avenue
970.728.2899