Where to Eat: Crested Butte Breakfast & Brunch

You’re gonna need those eggs, hash browns, french toast, and bacon. Go ahead and pile on that extra pancake and throw in the doughnut. It’s all fuel for the adventurous activities that lie ahead. And the calories…they will be burned. Find the best Crested Butte breakfast restaurants to charge you up right here.

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McGill’s at Crested Butte

228 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-5240
7am–2:30pm Daily

Closed 4/19 – 4/26


Enjoy homemade breakfasts such as french toast with real maple syrup, eggs benedict, and fresh baked biscuits. Don’t miss out on an awesome brunch and lunch menu with a full assortment of soups, salads, and sandwiches. We fancy the avocado, bacon, tomato and spinach sandwich.

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Paradise Cafe

435 6th St, Crested Butte
(970) 349-5622
7am – 2pm, Mon – Sat.  7am – 1pm, Sun

Closed 4/12 – 4/30


French toast, pancakes, bacon, eggs, hash browns … all the good stuff. Delicious Bloody Marys piled high with fixins and espresso drinks are new additions to the menu. They’re open year-round, off-season and on with an outdoor patio when the weather calls for it.

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Tin Cup Pasty Co

425 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-2640
Thurs – Sun: 11am – 8pm


Tin Cup Pasty Co. pays tribute to the area’s mining past, bringing back the Cornish pasty long since forgotten in Gunnison County. From breakfast pasties to home made waffles, Tinup has all your breakfast needs. Dine-in, or carry-out so you can get back to your adventures.

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Daily Dose


(Healthy & Delicious) – The place for smoothies, coffee, and juice drinks in Crested Butte. Full espresso bar, tea, chai and more. Scratch-made baked goods, burritos, grain bowls, salads, sandwiches. “Grab & Go or Stay & Chat – we are a community cafe!”

Coffee Lab

Mountaineer Square, Mt. Crested Butte
(512) 332-6096
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    7am – 4pm Daily

Closed for off-season

Rumors Coffee & Tea House

414 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-7545
   6:30am – 3pm (subject to change)

(Coffee & tea) – Breakfast burritos to go and a full service espresso and tea bar.

Butte Bagels

218 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte
   7:30am – 2pm, Daily

(Breakfast sandwiches & Coffee ) – Fresh bagels, potato latkes, coffee, wraps, & plates

Closed until 5/1

Gas Cafe

602 Butte Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-9656
    6:30am–11:00am Breakfast 11-2pm Lunch Daily

(Breakfast & sandwiches) – Fast food/hangover cure with hot breakfast and lunch sandwiches.

Permanently Closed

Fletch’s Grab n Go

Coal Creek Grill