Aspen Restaurants

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    Pine Creek Cookhouse: great overall experience

    by goverita Written Oct 8, 2008

    Located in Ashcroft - an old ghost town 20 minutes from Aspen. In winter months you can only reach the restaurant by cross country skiing or a sleigh ride. The cabin is very cozy and the food is outstanding. It is not for the budget traveler, however, worth every penny!

    Favorite Dish: The Elk Tenderloin

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    The list grows: Closed Restaurants

    by dannyt3 Written May 30, 2008

    Some of the restaurants that have closed over the last five years: Motherlode, Red Onion (original), Blue Maize, The Golden Horn (short lived attempt at a revival), Merlin's, and La Cocina. Hopefully we don't have to add any more to the list, but you can comment any other updates.

    Favorite Dish: Red Onion was the best with 10 cent chicken wings for Monday Night Football.

    Related to:
    • Family Travel
    • Luxury Travel

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    Zele's Cafe: A Great Place For Coffee, Salad or a Sandwich!

    by tetonski1 Updated Apr 4, 2011

    This place is where I spent the most time off the hill. Whether stopping in for breakfast coffee and pastry, or for lunch at their outdoor tables facing the mountain; you must visit Zele's.

    Zele's has two locations in Aspen. One is called Zele's Cafe which serves meals and has outside tables . The other location called Zele's New Music Cafe, is smaller and doesn't serve any meals. It's more of a music store with coffee on the side. There is a live music, as well as a D.J. who blends smooth New Age tunes through the speakers.

    A great side benefit of both Zele locations is that they offer free wireless for your computer.

    Favorite Dish: Their organic coffees are wonderful. They are grown without synthetic herbicides, insecticides, or fertilizers.

    They also have lots of yummy sandwiches, soups and salads.

    Related to:
    • Skiing and Boarding
    • Luxury Travel
    • Hiking and Walking

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    La Rustique: French food, nice setting

    by wctryltd Updated Sep 19, 2002

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    Nice cuisine in a quiet setting.

    Favorite Dish: Bouillabaisse fish stew with warm crusty bread and a nice glass of wine.

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    Crepe Cart: Crepe Cart

    by kaipow Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Delicious, large crepes made to order in a trolley that sits on the side of the street.

    Favorite Dish: Any of the crepes

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    L'Hostaria: Elegant,Yet Comfortable Italian!

    by tetonski1 Updated Apr 4, 2004

    Very nice ambiance. The only carpaccio bar in town, featuring Smoked Buffalo, Seared Ahi and Beluga Caviar.

    Favorite Dish: Try the Breaded Veal Cutlet and the Roasted Cornish Hen.

    Elegant Italian in Aspen. Not to be Missed!
    Related to:
    • Mountain Climbing
    • Skiing and Boarding
    • Luxury Travel

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  • Some great restaurants to...

    by Large_Bob Written Aug 26, 2002

    Some great restaurants to visit! I have to split my vote for my favorite between Matsuhisa and Pinons.
    Little Nell and Ajax Tavern are also great. Prepare to spend.

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