221 South Oak

221 South OakAddress: 221 S. Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-9507

Website: www.221southoak.com

Cuisine: American, Seafood

Features: Bar, Dinner, Local Favorite, Notable Chef, Notable wine list, Romantic

Price Range: $$$ (Expensive)

Chef Eliza Gavin recently published a book on appetizers, "Foreplay: A Book of Appeteasers," but the intricacies of her cooking doesn't stop with the first course. 221 South Oak is quaint and sophisticated, and the culinary creations are an apt match. Chef Eliza's menu changes seasonally and focuses on local, seasonal and organic ingredients.

 

Allred's Restaurant

Allred's RestaurantAddress: Station St. Sophia, Mountain Village, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-7474

Website: www.tellurideskiresort.com

Cuisine: American, Seafood

Features: Bar, Dinner, Notable chef, Notable wine list, Romantic, View

Price Range: $$$ (Expensive)

Fine food with an altitude: At 10,551 feet, perched in the midway gondola station between Telluride and Mountain Village, Allred's is one of the highest fine dining experiences and certainly the most beautiful. At sundown, watch the lights of Telluride blink on like stars while sipping an award winning wine and dining on Master Chef Bob Scherner's culinary creations

Baked in Telluride

Baked in TellurideAddress: 127 S. Fir Street, Tellluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-4775

Cuisine: American, Bakery, Breakfast, Deli, Pizza

Features: Carry Out, Delivery, Local Favorite, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

Price Range: $ (Inexpensive)

A longtime local favorite, BIT is the stop to satiate a variety of cravings. Grab a seat on the famous front porch and enjoy everything from pizza, sandwiches and salads, to donuts, bagels, cookies, cakes and Mexican dessert pastries.

Brown Dog Pizza

Brown Dog PizzaAddress: 110 E. Colorado, Telluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-8046

Website: www.browndogpizza.net

Cuisine: American, Pizza

Features: Bar, Delivery, Dinner, Sports bar

Price Range: $$ (Moderate)

Brown Dog Pizza is a sports lovers spot complete with HDTV and plenty of bar seating. Located on main street, the Brown Dog is a good spot for grabbing a pizza, salad, hot sub, burgers and wings, while doing some people watching from its large main street facing windows.

 

Cindy Bread

Cindy BreadAddress: 168 Society Drive, Telluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 369-1116

Cuisine: Bakery, Coffee and tea, Sandwiches

Features: Breakfast, Carry Out, Lunch

Price Range: $ (Inexpensive)

Cindy Bread offers baked goods, yummy breads, espresso and sandwiches.

Coffee Cowboy

Address: 123 E. Colorado, Telluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-4946

Cuisine: Breakfast, Coffee and tea

Features: Breakfast, Outdoor seating

Price Range: $ (Inexpensive)

Grab an outdoor picnic table seat at the Coffee Cowboy and watch the Telluride world go by. This popular coffee and pastry stop is a lively locals' favorite and perfect stop morning or afternoon for a quick cappucino or a long latte.

 

Corner House Grill

Corner House GrillAddress: 131 N. Fir Street, Telluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-6207

Cuisine: American, Burgers, Specialty Items

Features: Aprés-ski, Bar, Cheap drinks, Dinner, Good for large groups, Happy hour, Kid friendly, Outdoor seating, Sports bar

Price Range: $$ (Moderate)

Once home to locals, the Cornerhouse Grille is just that, a house on the corner with a homey atmosphere, great pub-style food and cool beverages. It's the perfect meeting place inside or out for happy hour, lunch and dinner breaks.

 

Cosmopolitan and Tasting Cellar

Cosmopolitan and Tasting CellarAddress: 300 W. San Juan Ave., Telluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-1292

Website: www.cosmotelluride.com

Cuisine: American, Seafood, Specialty items

Features: Bar, Dinner, Extensive tap; Imported beer selection, Full bar, Local favorite, Notable chef, Notable wine list, Sports bar

Price Range: $$$ (Expensive)

Chef Chad Scothorn's cuisiine creations are elegant and simple. Whether enjoying a candle lit, locally grown and inspired meal, or enjoying a beverage and appetizer at the cherrywood bar, the Cosmo is a treat.

 

Diggity Dog

Address: Franz Lammer Breezeway and Telluride Main Street Location, Mountain Village/Telluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 369-0364

Website: www.diggitydog.net

Cuisine: American, Vegetarian

Features: Carry out, Good for large groups, Local favorite, Lunch, Outdoor seating

Price Range: $ (Inexpensive)

Chicago-style dogs are done just right at Diggity Dogg's two locations in Telluride and the Village. Have your pick of 100 percent all beef, turkey and even tofu hot dogs complete with all of the fixin's, then pull up a park bench seat or grassy lawn spot. Diggity's even offers not-to-miss Frito pies.

 

Floradora Saloon

Floradora SaloonAddress: 103 W. Colorado, Telluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-8884

Cuisine: American, Burgers, Vegetarian

Features: Bar, Cheap drinks, Dinner, Full bar, Kid friendly

Price Range: $$ (Moderate)

The Floradora is an old longtime locals favorite serving up classic burgers, homemade fries, and local ingredients whenever possible. Floradora is a perfect window watching spot and one of the oldest restaurants in town.

 

La Cocina De Luz

La Cocina De LuzAddress: 123 E. Colorado, Telluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-9355

Cuisine: Mexican, Vegetarian

Features: Bar, Breakfast, Dinner, Extensive tap; Imported beer selection, Lunch, Notable chef, Outdoor seating, Romantic

Price Range: $$ (Moderate)

La Cocina de Luz is a kitchen of light, offering some of the finest, organic Mexican ingredients on Telluride's menu. La Cocina is a true taste of Latin fare in a cozy colorful ambiance, and a must for any meal of the day.

 

La Marmotte

La MarmotteAddress: 150 San Juan Ave., Telluride, CO  81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-6232

Website: www.lamarmotte.com

Cuisine: French, Seafood, Specialty Items

Features: Bar, Dinner, Extensive tap; Imported beer selection, Full bar, Local favorite, Notable chef, Outdoor seating, Romantic

Price Range: $$$ (Expensive)

La Marmotte is a true Telluride classic and the town's only restaurant Francais. La Marmotte's menu changes daily and seasonally depending on what's in season and what's available locally. An opulent wine list, warm ambiance, and simple rustic bistro-style cooking make La Marmotte a dining experience not to miss.

 

Maggie's Bakery

Address: 217 E. Colorado, Telluride, CO  81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-3334

Cuisine: American, Bakery, Deli, Vegetarian

Features: Breakfast, Local favorite, Lunch

Price Range: $$ (Moderate)

It's the perfect breakfast and lunch stop to fuel up for a ski, a hike or a bike, or to simply pull up a chair and watch main street go by. Maggie's is a longtime locals' favorite serving fresh baked goods in an all American café style setting.

Merle's Brown Bag

Address: 120 W. Colorado, Telluride, CO  81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-5556

Cuisine: American, Deli, Sandwiches, Specialty items, Vegetarian

Features: Carry out, Healthy menu, Lunch

Price Range: $$ (Moderate)

Merle's Brown Bag can't be beat for its creative salads and sandwiches. The perfect lunch time stop to dine in, or brown bag it out.

 

New Sheridan Chop House

New Sheridan Chop HouseAddress: 233 W. Colorado, Telluride, CO  81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-9100

Website: www.newsheridan.com

Cuisine: American, Specialty items, Vegetarian

Features: Bar, Extensive tap; Imported beer selection, Notable chef, Outdoor seating, Romantic

Price Range: $$$ (Expensive)

The Chop House is located in one of Telluride's most famous historic buildings with perfect views and sophisticated, delicious cuisine.

 

Oak (The New Fat Ally)

Oak (The New Fat Alley)Address: 250 San Juan Ave., Telluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-3985

Website: http://www.oakstelluride.com

Cuisine: American

Features: Bar, Carry out, Cheap drinks, Dinner, Kid friendly, Local favorite, Notable chef

Price Range: $$ (Moderate)

Oak (The New Fat Alley) is the tried and true local spirit. Casual bench seating and delicious Southern barbecue. Relaxed, diverse, and truly tasty, Oak is not to be  missed!

Rustico Ristorante

Rustico RistoranteAddress: 114 E. Colorado, Telluride, CO  81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-4045

Website: www.rusticoristorante.com

Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Specialty items

Features: Dinner, Extensive tap; Imported beer selection, Good for large groups, Local favorite, Lunch, Notable wine list, Outdoor seating, Romantic

Price Range: $$$ (Expensive)

Rustico offers a taste of authentic Italy with an assortment of pasta and homemade breads, specialty dishes and pizzas. Rustico's ambiance is pure old town Italy.

 

Shanghai Palace

Shanghai PalaceAddress: 126 E. Colorado, Telluride, CO  81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-0882

Cuisine: Asian

Features: Bar, Dinner, Full bar, Good for large groups, Happy hour, Lunch

Price Range: $$ (Moderate)

Shanghai offers authentic Chinese cuisine and is a great place for large parties seeking to satiate Chinese cuisine cravings. The main street location is a perfect spot for people watching, or do it the old fashioned way, and take it take-out.

 

Siam

SiamAddress: 200 S. Davis Street, Telluride, CO  81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-6886

Cuisine: Asian, Seafood, Specialty Items, Vegetarian

Features: Bar, Carry out, Dinner, Healthy menu, Lunch, Outdoor seating

Price Range: $$ (Moderate)

Siam offers delicious Thai cuisine in a quaint, creative atmosphere. Perfect for lunch or dinner, inside or out, Siam is a treat in Thai.

 

Smugglers Brew Pub

Smugglers Brew PubAddress: 225 S. Pine Street, Telluride, CO  81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-0919

Website: www.smugglersbrew.com

Cuisine: American, Burgers, Specialty items, Vegetarian

Features: Bar, Carry out, Dinner, Full bar, Happy hour, Kid friendly, Lunch, Outdoor seating, Sports bar

Price Range: $$ (Moderate)

Smugglers Brew Pub offers an array of brews complimented by a stout menu for lunch or dinner. Outdoor seating makes it a great stop for views and brews.

 

Steaming Bean

Address: 221 W. Colorado, Telluride, CO  81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-5575

Website: www.thebean.com

Cuisine: Breakfast, Coffee and tea

Features: Breakfast, Year-round

Price Range: $ (Inexpensive)

Coffee, espresso drinks, breakfast items and a local's crowd.

Telluride Bistro

telluride bistroAddress: 138 E. Colorado, Telluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-5239

Cuisine: Italian

Features: Lunch, Dinner, Catering

Price Range: $$ (Moderate)

A Telluride Italian restaurant, a gathering place for locals. Telluride Bistro is a small restaurant in the heart of Telluride - serving fresh, organically and locally grown Italian restaurant food to Telluridians at reasonable prices. Whether you want Telluride pepperoni pizza for the kids, so they give the babysitter some peace; or you want Telluride Hawaiian pizza to make your inner-child smile, we have the pizza of your desire on our delicious, home-made crust. If you need that perfect dinner, white tablecloth in a close, warm setting, we are here. If you need catering for your Telluride event: be it a Telluride wedding, a Telluride wedding anniversary or a Telluride birthday dinner, then we are your personal Telluride Italian restaurant, here to provide the food for your event at reasonable prices.

The Angler Inn & Restaurant

angler-innAddress: 22332 Hwy 145, Placerville, CO 81430

Phone Number: (970) 728-5580

Website: http://www.theanglerinn.com

Cuisine: Organic, New American

Features: Bar, Breakfast, Carry Out, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

Price Range: $$ (Moderate)

The Angler Inn Restaurant focuses on seasonal + organic ingredients in its New American-style menu. Lunch and dinner are served in a cozy, down-to-earth environment, complete with plenty of outdoor seating + a beer garden with fire pit. The gourmet coffee bar is also open every morning.

There

thereAddress: 627 West Pacific Ave, Telluride, CO 81435

Phone Number: (970) 728-1214

Website: therebars.com

Cuisine: Asian Tapas and inventive cocktails

Features: Bar, Dinner, Local Favorite, Notable Chef, Notable wine list, Romantic

Price Range: $$$ (Expensive)