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.

Summer 2021 - Many restaurants are hurting from housing and employee shortages. Please be patient and kind with short-handed staff and longer wait times.

Featured Restaurant

McGill’s at Crested Butte

228 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-5240
 Thursday - Monday: 7am–2:30pm
Tuesday - Wednesday: Closed


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.

Featured Restaurant

Paradise Cafe

435 6th St, Crested Butte
(970) 349-5622
Monday - Saturday: 7am - 2pm
Sunday: 7am - 1pm


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.

Featured Restaurant

Daily Dose

330 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-2000 
 Daily: 7:30am – 5pm


(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!"

Gas Cafe

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

Woodstone Grill

(Breakfast Sandwiches & Snacks) – Grab-n-go sandwiches, parfait, and snacks in the Grand Lodge Hotel.

Butte Bagels

(Bagel Sandwiches) – Fresh bagels, potato latkes, coffee, wraps, & plates

Rumors Coffee & Tea House

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

Coffee Lab

(Coffee & Snacks) - Espresso bar, fresh donuts, and snacks in the ski base area.

Coffee Lab (Gothic Location)

(Coffee & Snacks) - Espresso bar, fresh donuts, and snacks in the town of Gothic.

Permanently Closed

Fletch's Grab n Go

Coal Creek Grill