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.

Featured Restaurant

(Tavern) – Located just steps from the mountain, José Crested Butte is the base area's go-to for dining and entertainment. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner inside the restaurant, at the bar, or on our pet-friendly outdoor patio in Crested Butte's only ski-in / ski-out destination. The mountain views are impossible to beat!


(Eatery & Bar) – Sourdough pizza, seasonal salads, small plates, and artisanal cocktails.

The Sunflower

(Farm to Table) – Delicious organic creations and natural small plates.

Marchitelli's Gourmet Noodle

(Italian) – Family recipes highlight the traditional Italian cuisine here.

Thai Chili 78

(Thai) – Pad Thai, drunken noodles, pot stickers and more.


(French/American) – Blended cuisine in a cozy mining cabin.

Ryce Asian Bistro

(Asian Fusion) – Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese cuisine.

Garlic Mike's

(Italian) - Red-checkered tablecloths, family friendly, and nicely decorated environs.

Wooden Nickel

(Steakhouse) - Crested Butte's oldest saloon and steakhouse.

Elk Ave Prime

(French/American) – Cozy cabin fine dining - memorable meals! 

Izakaya Cabin

(Japanese) – Sushi and Japanese cuisine. 

Uley's Cabin and Ice Bar

(American)  – Sleigh ride dinners ($95 per guest) via snow cat pulled open sleigh.