Crested Butte Nightlife: Beer, Wine, & Spirits

Lookin’ for a good time? Crested Butte nightlife has much to offer including award winning locally distilled rum, locally brewed craft beer, and plenty of music. Keep in mind the altitude, as the drinks will definitely pack a bit more punch up here.  

Featured Bar

(Bar & Kitchen) – A Bar Above serves elevated deli sandwiches, charcuterie, and salads paired with the finest cocktails, beer, and wine on the mountain plus live music nightly! Stop by during apres for a drink and a snack or come in for dinner and a couple of cocktails after the lifts close.

Featured Bar

Anthracite Spirits

319 Elk Ave, Unit C, Crested Butte
   Tue-Thurs: 3pm - 9pm
   Fri/Sat: 3pm - 10pm


(Spirits) – Paired with an ever-evolving menu of small bites, desserts and non-alcoholic cocktails, Anthracite Lounge is the perfect spot to layover before or after dinner or for an intimate night with friends and loved ones!

Featured Bar

The Wooden Nickel

222 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-6350
 Tues - Sat, 5pm to Close


(Bar) - Crested Butte's oldest saloon and steakhouse is the perfect spot to dine, drink, and mingle after a day on the slopes. Inside, the ambiance is warm floor-to-ceiling mahogany, a cozy rustic atmosphere featuring a fireplace, outstanding service, and delectable dishes.

Featured Restaurant

Tin Cup Desserts

620 Gothic Rd, Mt. Crested Butte
313 3rd St, Crested Butte
(970) 349-2640
 Town Shop: Fri - Sat: 12pm - 8pm, Sun til 5pm
 Mtn Shop: Weekdays 12pm - 5:30pm, Weekends 12pm - 8:30pm


Dessert place with booze? Tin Cup has the best happy hour specials on the mountain with $1 PBR, $2 cans, $3 wine, and a full menu of boozy desserts. Enjoy them all on the patio too, located right in the ski base area.

The Secret Stash

(Bar) - Now offering seating at both indoor and outdoor bars.

The Dogwood

(Spirits) – Unique cocktails created with their own infused spirits.

The Eldo

(Craft Beer) – 30+ Craft beers on tap and rotating smaller batch kegs.

Talk of the Town

(Bar) – Foosball, arcade games, music, and pool tables any night of the week.


(Tequila) – Flights of tequila and mezcal available.

Montanya Rum Distillery

(Spirits) – Crested Butte's local rum distillery.


(Bar) –The oldest bar and gaming hall in historic Crested Butte.

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