Where to Eat: Crested Butte Casual Dining Restaurants

No reservations are required at these Crested Butte restaurants, although they do fill up often. The food here is tasty, affordable, and perfect for lunch or dinner. We’re talking burger, beer, taco, pizza – all staples of a good ski town.

Oct/Nov 2021 - Off-season hours and closures are in effect

Featured Restaurant

The Last Steep

208 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-7007
 Wednesday - Monday: 10am – 3pm
Tuesday: Closed



(Bar & Grill) – This family owned and operated restaurant features freshly made salads and wraps, creative sandwiches, burgers & seafood, and a solid tap list. Soups to go during the week are a super fast and affordable option for lunch. Don’t miss the build-your-own-bloody bar on weekends from 11am to 4pm.

Featured Restaurant

Tin Cup Eatery & Dessert Bar

425 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-2640
 Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
 Sunday - Monday:  Closed


(Sandwich & Salad) - Crested Butte's go-to spot for fresh sammies, salads, soups & chili along with craft beer, wine, coffee, and Crestedbucha. Fun for the whole family! Home to Third Bowl homemade ice cream, it's a must for dessert.

Featured Restaurant

Daily Dose


(Healthy & Delicious) – The place for smoothies, coffee, and juice drinks in Crested Butte. Full espresso bar, tea, chai and more. Scratch-made baked goods, burritos, grain bowls, salads, sandwiches. "Grab & Go or Stay & Chat - we are a community cafe!"

Featured Restaurant

Pitas in Paradise

302 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-0897
Thursday - Monday: 11am–9pm
Tuesday - Wednesday: Closed


(Mediterranean) – Tzatziki dripping gyros, fresh made hummus and Baba Gannoush. Try their new cheesesteak pita and don’t miss one of the town’s best happy hours 3-6pm daily. Plus you can enjoy your meal while watching the game on one of many large screen tvs or outside on the patio.

Sherpa Cafe

(Indian/Himalayan) – Authentic saag, naan, chai, korma, and tikki masala.

Teocalli Tamale

(Mexican) – Margaritas, handmade tamales, burritos, and tacos.

Slap Burger

(Burgers) – Burgers, fries, and late night snacks next to Kochevar's bar.

Avalanche Bar & Grill

(Bar & Grill) - Burgers, salads, cocktails and more in the ski base area.

CB Burger Company

(Burger Shop) - Crested Butte's version of fast food in the ski base area.

The Slogar

(Southern) – Southern hospitality, and skillet-fried chicken dinners.

Iron Horse Tap

(Bar & Grill)Pizza, burgers, and a kid-friendly menu near the ski base area.

Mikey's Pizza

(Bar & Grill)Pizza, burgers, and a kid-friendly menu near the ski base area.

Butte 66 BBQ Roadhouse

(Bar & Grill) – Large sun deck, sandwiches, apps, and more in the ski base area.

Brick Oven Pizzeria

(Bar & Grill) – Large sun deck, sandwiches, apps, and more in the ski base area.

The Secret Stash

(Pizza) – Wings, cocktails, salads, and appetizers compliment the menu.

Public House

(Gastropub) - A menu with pub style foods accompanied by a wide selection of craft beers.

The Eldo - Himalaya Food

(Himalaya) - Authentic, fresh Nepalese cuisine.


(Mexican) – Street tacos, fresh guacamole, and a huge tequila list.

Treasury Liquors & The Deli

(Deli) – Made-to-order sandwiches, subs, hot dogs, bratwursts, and more.

The Umbrella Bar

(Bavarian) – Warm Pretzels, brats, chili, and drinks on the north side of the mountain. 

The Club at Crested Butte

(Bar & Grill) – Items like Club Nachos, Superfood Salad or Pastrami Reuben at the golf course.

Closed Permanently

Coal Creek Grill

Donita's Cantina

Octopus Coffee

Ruben’s New Mexican

Painted Pony Gallery

Tacos Local