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.

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The Last Steep

208 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-7007
Closed for the off-season



(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.

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Pitas in Paradise

302 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-0897
Thursday - Tuesday: 11am–9pm
 Closing May 9th - May 15th


(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.

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Avalanche Bar & Grill


(Bar & Grill) – The Avy is open for winter '21-'22 ski season! Whether you want some dine-in, or take out, they're ready with the famous Avy food and drinks for all of your friends and family. Located right in the base area for the perfect apres-ski happy hour.

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(Burger Shop) - Crested Butte's version of fast food in the ski base area. Mouthwatering burger and fry options with 100% Angus beef served fresh and never frozen on hot buttered buns.

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Iron Horse Tap


(Bar & Grill)Pizza, burgers, and a kid-friendly menu near the ski base area. Choose from a good selection of rotating brews on tap. Gluten-Free and vegetarian options as well.

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Butte 66 BBQ Roadhouse


(Bar & Grill) – Large sun deck, sandwiches, apps, and more in the ski base area. Great views while you eat! Featuring: Signature pulled pork and brisket smoked daily.

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Treasury Liquors & Deli


(Deli) – Beer, wine, sprits, champagne, and tobacco products just across the road from the base area. Made-to-order sandwiches, subs, hot dogs, bratwursts, cheeses and more. Plus groceries, toiletries, and an ATM.

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The Umbrella Bar


(Bavarian) – The Umbrella Bar at Ten Peaks has the best views around and plenty of food options to keep the whole family happy. Featuring: Warm Pretzels, brats & dogs, and a collection of hot soup and chili + drinks.

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.

The Slogar

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

Mikey's Pizza

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

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