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…staples of a good ski town.
Coal Creek Grill
(American Fair) Located in the Forest Queen building on the west side of town Coal Creek Grill has good grub and a sweet view. Head for dinner or lunch and enjoy: the best happy hour in CB. $2 pints of Colorado Micro Brews from 3pm-6pm daily.
The Last Steep
(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.
Pitas in Paradise
(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.
$ • (832) 544-7773
Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Saturday 7am-4:45pm, Sunday 8am-4:45pm, closed Tuesdays
201 Elk Avenue • Map
(Sandwiches, soups, coffee) – Crested Butte’s newest eatery located on Elk Avenue, in a sunny and warm corner location. Enjoy fresh coffee, soft drinks, paninis and soup along with a large selection of art. A perfect place for a quick lunch, or to stay while you work or catch up with friends.
The Secret Stash
(Pizza) – Voted best pizza every year since opening in 2002 with many pie varieties you’ve yet to experience. Wings, cocktails, salads, and appetizers compliment the menu along with a unique and welcoming atmosphere.
(Mexican) – Tasty margaritas, handmade tamales, a huge selection of burritos and tacos.
(Deli) – Easy deli sandwiches made to serve, pre-made takeaway pasta dishes, all around goodness.
Brick Oven Pizzeria
(Bar & Grill) – Enjoy 30 craft beers on tap, pizza, burgers, and a great patio when the weather calls for it.
The Sunflower Deli
(Deli) – The Butte’s only deli is the perfect spot for the quick, filling sandwich, soup, or salad.
(Pizza) – Best for delivery! Delicious NY style pizza, and their sandwich, salad, and kids menus will have you coming back for more.
Avalanche Bar & Grill
(Bar & Grill) – In the ski base area, enjoy comfort foods and happy hour from 3-6 pm daily.
(Mexican) – Brand new in CB, featuring street tacos, fresh guacamole, and a huge tequila list.
Butte 66 BBQ Roadhouse
(Bar & Grill) – This après ski venue is great for some fried pickles or sweet potato fries.
Iron Horse Tap
(Bar & Grill) – Delicious comfort food made from scratch and a kid friendly menu.
(Bar & Grill) – All you can eat breakfast, and dinner are served daily in a cozy dining room.
(Indian/Himalayan) – Authentic and delicious saag, naan, chai, korma and tikki masala dishes.
Slogar Bar & Restaurant
$$ • (970) 349-5765
Hours: Daily 5pm-9pm, closing at end of October, opening around Thanksgiving
517 2nd Street • Map
(Southern) – Enjoy southern hospitality, skillet-fried chicken dinners in this family restaurant.
(Mexican) – Entrees include slow-cooked shredded beef, carne asada, gourmet veggies, and pulled pork.
The Umbrella Bar
$$ • Menu • (855) 436-9680
Top of Painter Boy Lift
(Bar & Grill) -Now open! Located at top of Painter Boy Lift, our newest addition is an umbrella bar with a retractable roof for those amazing Colorado blue-bird days! Come up and enjoy tasty beverages, grilled sausages, chili, the best views around, and so much more.
(BBQ) – Smoked meats, breakfast skillets, delicious sandwiches, gluten free and vegetarian options to suit all dietary needs. Serving breakfast and lunch, with cocktails, wines and beer.
Ruben’s New Mexican
(Mexican) – From classic chips, salsa, guacamole and chili con queso, to traditional green chili, salads and burgers, Ruben’s has it all–including a great line up of margaritas.