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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Double Top Waffles & More

425 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-2640
8am – 6:30pm Daily, Closed Wednesdays

Closed for the season


Tin Cup Pasty is now serving breakfast! Enjoy scrummy Belgian liege waffles – house made dough, not batter, rolled in pearl sugar making the perfect combination of caramelized crunch on the outside and flaky goodness on the inside. Or go for a Cornish breakfast pasty. Can’t go wrong either way!

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McGill’s at Crested Butte

228 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-5240
9:00am–2pm Daily

Still open 7 days/week!


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
7:00am–2:00pm Mon–Sat

    7:00am–1:00pm Sundays

Closed until 4/8


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.

Rumors Coffee & Tea House

414 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-7545
   Mon–Sat: 7am–6:00pm

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

Closed until further notice; Bookstore open for pickup

Coal Creek Grill

129 Elk  Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-6645
   8:00am–9:00pm, Closed Mondays

(American) – Sit down dining w/eggs, bacon, and all the fixins.

Closed until further notice

A Daily Dose

209 Elk  Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-2000
   7:00am–2:00pm Daily

(Coffee & Juice bar) – Fresh juices, smoothies, and breakfast burritos made to order.

Closed until further notice

Butte Bagels

218 Maroon Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-5630
   7:00am–1:00pm, closed Tuesday

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

Closed until further notice

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.

Take out available

Fletch’s Grab n Go

16 6th Street, Crested Butte
(970) 349-2070
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(Breakfast & Lunch) – smoke meats, breakfast skillets, delicious sandwiches.

Closed until further notice

Octopus Coffee

21 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 312-5394
   7am–3:00pm Daily

(Breakfast & Coffee) – Fresh Baked Goods, Burritos, Sandwiches, and Coffee.

Open for pickup/thru window