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.
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. Start with some beers and end it off right with great steaks, seafood, lamb, pork, lobster, crab, and their famous prime rib compile an excellent menu for this must stop in CB.
The Secret Stash
(Spirits) – Come for the pizza, stay for the cocktails. The Bangkok Basil is one the most popular drinks, and pairs well with any pie. For any Gin & Tonic fans, the Vegas Brainstorm is a must try.
Dogwood Cocktail Cabin
(Spirits) – Some of the most delectable drink concoctions in the state created with their own infused spirits. Occasional live DJs in a classy atmosphere and a great place to host your gatherings, private receptions, or casual connections with friends. $4 off select martinis during happy hour 4-6pm daily.
Montanya Rum Distillers
(Rum) – Crested Butte is blessed with its own local rum distillery. Not just any rum distillery, but an award winning Craft Distillery of the year. Full Review
The Brick Oven
(Craft Beer) – 30 delicious beers on tap and rotating smaller batch kegs from New Belgium Lips of Faith, Russian River, and Dogfish Head to name a few.
(Craft Beer) – Beer with your movie and popcorn? Yes, please.
Hours: Daily 3pm – 2am
215 Elk Avenue • Map
(Craft Beer) – “A sunny place for shady people”, with food, their own brewed beers, and live entertainment.
Talk of the Town
Hours: Daily 2pm – 2am • (970) 349-6809
230 Elk Avenue • Map
A regular dive for locals offering foosball, arcade games, music, and pool tables any night of the week.
(Tequila) – Flights of tequila within certain houses or among certain styles available.
The Princess Wine Bar
Hours: Open Thursday-Saturday
218 Elk Ave • Map
(Wine) – Sip on award-winning wines, a wide selection of Cognacs and single malt Scotches, along with daily happy hour specials.
The purpose of the Gunnison County Substance Abuse Prevention Project (GCSAPP) is to provide comprehensive evidence-based prevention education from birth to age 21, increase awareness about underage drinking and decrease underage access to alcohol so youth can become healthy, stable and productively involved in their communities.