Crested Butte Coffee, Tea, & Dessert


There’s no doubt you’ll find some of the best caffeinated beverages in the state right here in Crested Butte. Locally roasted coffee beans, organic teas, homemade ice cream and friendly baristas are all in abundance.

Featured Restaurant

The Guild Cafe

(970) 349-5434
Hours: Open all off season Daily 7am – 2pm
Facebook: First Ascent • Mountain Oven
21 Elk Ave • Map • Menu

A modern coffee shop and organic bakery in a beautifully renovated historic cabin on the west end of Elk Ave. First Ascent Coffee Roasters create their own variety of coffees on site! Mountain Oven Organic Bakery handcrafts a wide selection of all-organic sourdough breads and pastries baked fresh in house. A creative and seasonally inspired breakfast and lunch menu rounds out the cafe. Stop in for a seasonal peppermint mocha, seasonal baked treats, and purchase a hydroflask for all your hot drinks!

Featured Restaurant

Niky’s Mini Donuts

(970) 363-6688
Hours: Closed for off season
114 Elk Ave • Map

Hot and fresh donuts, made to order, with a variety of toppings from classic chocolate or powdered sugar, to ice cream and in malts or milkshakes. Stop in for a sweet treat, just up the block from the Old Town Hall bus stop, and watch the machine crank out hot donuts while you wait.

Featured Restaurant

Painted Pony

Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Saturday 7am-4:45pm, Sunday 8am-4:45pm, closed Tuesdays
201 Elk Avenue • Map

(Sandwiches, soups, coffee) – Crested Butte’s newest eatery located on Elk Avenue, in a sunny and warm corner location. Enjoy fresh coffee, soft drinks, paninis and soup along with a large selection of art. A perfect place for a quick lunch, or to stay while you work or catch up with friends.

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Website • (970) 349-0933
Hours: 10:30am – 8:30pm, Friday & Saturday 10:30am – 9pm
314 Elk Avenue • Map

Homemade fudge, caramel apples, ice cream, fresh baked cookies, and much more.

Rumors Coffee & Tea House

Menu • Facebook • (970) 349-7545
Hours: Closed April 16-18 Closed Sunday’s through Mothers Day, Mon-Sat 7:30 – 6pm
414 Elk Ave • Map

A full service espresso bar that offers a wide selection of coffee, loose leaf teas and specialty beverages. Full Review

Pedals & Pastries

Website • Gunnison & Crested Butte
Hours: Upon Request

Rachel Alter rides bikes and bakes, and she is darn good at both. If you’re looking for tasty treats for your upcoming party, wedding, office meeting, or just good dessert Pedals & Pastries has you covered.

Wildflour Sweets

Website • (307) 690-6249
Hours: Upon Request

Danielle Riesz is an award-winning pastry chef known for her specialty cakes, confections, and other desserts created for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, and other special events.

A Daily Dose

(970) 349-5589
Hours: Daily 7am – 5pm
502 Belleview Ave • Map

Everything you need to get started on the right foot including fresh juices, smoothies, and lattes. Plenty of snacks and sandwiches too!

Third Bowl

Menu • (970)-349-2888
Hours: Daily 8:30-9:30pm
201 Elk Ave • Map

Ice cream and donuts made from scratch in small batches right here in town.

Camp 4 Coffee

Crested Butte Location • (970)-349-5258
Hours: Daily 6am-6:30pm
402 1/2 Elk Ave • Map

Crested Butte South Location • (970)-349-2500
Hours: Daily 5am-12pm
161 Gillaspey Ave • Map

Grab a fresh cup of your favorite coffee in the license plate covered building.

T-Bar International Tea House

Website • (970) 642-5632
Hours: Daily 7am-7pm
229 Elk Ave #C • Map

Featuring a wide range of teas from around the world in a sunny location right on Elk Ave. You can also enjoy espresso drinks, smoothies, build your own toast and oatmeal.

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