Where to Eat: Crested Butte Fine Dining
Choosing where to eat can be more challenging than skiing down that double black run. This is especially true in Crested Butte, which offers more fine dining than any other town its size in Colorado. Be sure to make reservations early (days or even weeks before), to ensure you can grab a table during the busy seasons. If you love fine dining and great wine paired with exceptional views, don’t miss the Crested Butte Wine & Food Festival July 26 – 30, 2017!
(American) – The same django’s Restaurant & Wine Bar you loved in the Mt. CB base area is now on Elk Ave. Enjoy new small and larger plates, patio seating, and a lunch menu. It’s intimate, romantic, and delicious. Swing by the new location or call for reservations and snag your table.
(French) – Looking for a special meal? Paired with impeccable ambiance, the charm of a mining cabin, and the blended cuisine steeped in French & American tradition Soupcon is for food lovers everywhere.
(Steakhouse) – Located in the Forest Queen building on the west side of town, enjoy delicious local specials like rainbow trout, buffalo burgers, and venison tenderloin. Homemade desserts are made daily and there’s a full beer and cocktail menu to accompany it all.
(Steakhouse) – Crested Butte’s oldest saloon is a must while in town. The Nickel has been under the current ownership since 1981 and serving visitors and locals alike. Great steaks, seafood, lamb, pork, lobster, crab, and their famous prime rib compile an excellent menu for this must stop in CB.