Dining in Telluride | Telluride RestaurantsFrom BBQ served out of an old house in an alley to fine dining at 10,551 feet, Telluride has it all. Tempt your taste buds in the most beautiful place in the world. Below are just some of the places to dine in Telluride and the Mountain Village. Sample menus for many of these restaurants and more can be found in the Telluride Dining Guide, available online at www.telluridediningguide.com.
221 South Oak:
For years, 221 South Oak has been renowned for its intimate atmosphere, incredible food, extensive wine list, friendly service and uncompromised quality in an intimate bistro setting.
Featuring distinctive food, boutique wine and personalized service, 9545 Restaurant offers Modern American Cuisine with Rocky Mountain Influences expertly and innovatively prepared.
Telluride's most unique dining experience is Allred's at the top of the gondola, where culinary excellence, an award winning wine list, exquisite views and impressive ambiance mesh to create a unique dining experience.
The Blue Point Grill:
The Blue Point Grill has earned the reputation as one of the finest restaurants in Telluride specializing in "Rocky Mountain Comfort Food".
New Sheridan Chop House:
Dine in style at this newly renovated restaurant. The Chop House is known for its succulent dry aged USDA prime steaks, fresh seafood, and local ingredients.
Once a grand saloon in the thriving mining camp of Telluride, the Cosmopolitan is now home to the fresh and innovative contemporary creations of Chef Chad Scothorn.
At home in an historic 1880's building, the Excelsior Cafe serves up an array of Italian-influenced cuisine from thin-crust pizzas and pastas to creative meat and seafood entrees.
Fat Alley BBQ:
Tucked into an alley in a cozy Victorian home converted into a BBQ joint. Find home-cooked food — the place for bourbon, beer and BBQ.
Honga’s Lotus Petal:
Honga’s Lotus Petal specializes in Asian cuisine and a wide selection of sushi, including some special local creations. This is a favorite among both locals and tourists alike.
The Cantina at Las Montanas:
The Cantina at Las Montanas is a traditional Mexican pastor station featuring fresh roasted chicken, pork and beef sliced in front of you!
Rustico Ristorante offers a little taste of Italy right in the heart of the San Juan Mountains featuring specialty dishes from throughout Italy.
Shanghai Palace serves Chinese cuisine with over one hundred and fifty dishes to choose from -- including appetizers, soups and salads, rice and noodle entrees.
Authentic Thai cuisine using fresh herbs and spices including garlic, coriander, lemongrass, mint and fresh Thai peppers combined with free range poultry and locally raised organic beef and pork.
Telluride's only brewpub located in an historic mining warehouse serving up award-winning ales, lagers and sodas. Menu items include a selection of appetizers, ribs, steaks, wings, salads and steaks.