Aspen Dining Guide
BB’s Kitchen – Enjoy high quality contemporary American home cooking, presented and served in a sophisticated, but casual setting.
The Caribou Club – A private club known for its dinner, dancing, and extensive wine cellar. Try the Cherry Wood Smoked Elk Tenderloin or Fire Grilled Bison for an amazing experience. Membership may be required depending on the time of season.
Justice Snow’s – Offers Colorado inspired cuisine amidst it’s beautifully renovated bar serving pre-prohibition cocktails in addition to 7 beers on tap and an extensive wine list.
Montagna at The Little Nell Hotel – Located in the lobby of the famous Little Nell Hotel, Montagna offers Rocky Mountain cuisine accompanied by award winning wine Sommeliers.
Pine Creek Cookhouse – Take either cross country skis, snowshoes, or a sleigh ride into the middle of the woods to enjoy this restaurants hearty sandwhiches, large salad bar, and oven roasted rack of lamb while experiencing some of the best views in Aspen.
Pinons – With its Colorado-Western theme and extensive wine list, Pinons specializes in game and fish dishes such as pheasant quesadilla with herbed goat cheese and peperonata, Prince Edward Island mussels in puff pastry and Angus beef filet topped with foie gras.
Ute City Grill – An American style bistro offering American cuisine in a fun casual setting.
Woody Creek Tavern – A fun, funky landmark located just outside of Aspen in the Woody Creek Canyon, here you will find delicious homemade cooking made with free- range organic meats and vegetables.
Ajax Tavern – Enjoy slopeside bistro dining at the base of Aspen Mountain either for a lively Apres ski or an elegant dinner.
Brexi – Located in the Dancing Bear complex, Brexi specializes in simple, hearty French food.
Cache Cache – Serving as one of the hottest restaurants in Aspen, Cache Cache is a small French bistro offering some of the finest French American cuisine and Aspen’s most extensive wine list.
Rustique – This French Aspen Restaurant allows you to meet Provence with dishes like Onion Soup Gratinee, Escargots, Roasted Chicken, Seabass, Braised Short Ribs, Weird Dish of the Night, and hot bread fresh out of the brick oven.
Asie – Influenced by dishes from around the globe including Thai basil Chicken, Vietnamese egg rolls, fresh fish, and shrimp, Asie is a very popular Locals spot for lunch.
Elevation – A bistro style restaurant with an innovative menu influenced by the cuisines of the American south, California, South America and Asia, all integrated with classical French technique.
Syzygy – Features bold flavors and unexpected combinations infused by expert French chefs.
Above the Salt – Located in the heart of downtown, Above the Salt has great patio seating which capitalizes on Aspen’s scenic views.
Campo De Fiori – This excellent trattoria has a northern Italian menu in a rustic Italian setting with an exceptional Italian wine list.
Casa Tua – This Miami inspired restaurant aims to create the feel of a chalet in the Italian Alps while also offering the luxury of a private club.
Elina – Serves modern Italian cuisine with an emphasis on local ingredients and slow cooked food.
Gisella – A menu designed around seasonal ingredients focusing on the western coast of Italy including Liguria, Campagna, and Veneto.
Il Mulino – Brings native dishes from the mountainous countryside of Abruzzo, Italy to the Colorado Rockies. Located at base of Aspen Mountain just steps from the Gondola, Il Mulino combines one-of-a-kind fare and exemplary service with stunning mountain views.
L’Hostaria – Provides northern Italian cuisine in a comfortable elegant atmosphere. They offer large selections of seafood and meat Carpaccio with an exceptional wine list.
Mezzaluna – This lively Aspen Restaurant since 1987 serves modern Italian cuisine, including wood-fired pizzas.
Kenichi – The newly remodeled Kenichi Aspen, a local favorite, serves contemporary Asian cuisine and world-class sushi in a vibrant and energetic atmosphere.
Matushisa – Noted Chef Nobu Matsuhisa collaborated with Noboku Kang to create this exquisite establishment where sushi is an art form.
Takah Sushi – Provides a large sushi menu with nightly specials in an authentic Japanese environment.
Wild Fig – This Aspen Restaurant offers Mediterranean food and feel such as the flavors of the Sun sample platter with hummus, Baba Ghanouj, falafel and delectable Kalamata olives, and fine chocolate desserts.
La Cantina – The Cantina is an Aspen standard for great food and great times featuring an extensive happy hour menu weekdays from 3:30 – 6:30pm.
La Palapa – La Palapa is a new Aspen Restaurant serving traditional Mexican food served in a casual atmosphere for an affordable price.
Su Casa – At this Aspen Mexican Restaurant you can find Yucatan style tacos, burritos, enchiladas, carnitas, camorones, chilies rellenos, Yucatan Salad, sizzling fajita plates, fish dishes, and great chips and salsa. If you’re a seafood lover try the crazy pig, a seafood stew in a large sizzling stone pig.
Zocalito Ellina – Offers authentic Latin American cuisine with eclectic dishes such as fried calamari with annato seed-garlic vinaigrette, shrimp and tilapia ceviche and poblano pepper stuffed with chicken (or potato), cheese, onion and tomatoes.
Jimmy’s – This Aspen Restaurant serves “Fierce American Food” The finest steaks, chops and seafood. The bar features an award winning selection of tequilas and mescals.
Pacifica – Serves natural meats and sustainable seafood dishes with locally-grown, organic ingredients. The dining room is warm, relaxed, informal and delicious, or perch yourself at the bar for fresh-shucked oysters and hand-crafted cocktails.
Steakhouse No. 316 – This new Aspen restaurant inside a Victorian home on Aspen’s restaurant row is a boutique steakhouse that features sidewalk tables in the summer season.
Bangkok Happy Bowl – Serves authentic organic Thai food in a more time efficient manner.
Boogies Diner – Has a retro diner style with an extensive menu serving hearty meals, burgers, sandwiches, salads, heart healthy plates, homemade desserts, huge milkshakes and malts.
Brunelleschi’s – Nicknamed “Bruno’s,” serves gourmet pizza, pasta and a variety of other casually elegant classic Italian dishes. Kid’s “make your own Pizza”
CP Burger – CP Burger serves Aspen style fast food. Menu items include beef burgers, tuna burgers, falafel burgers, truffle parmesan fries, soft-serve yogurt, and adult beverages like spiked milkshakes.
Creperie du Village – Serves sweet & savory crepes, racelete, fondue, salads, charcuterie & cheese boards.
Finbarr’s Irish Pub – A true gastro pub with an emphasis on fantastic food and an energetic, sports filled atmosphere.
Hickory House – Traditional Breakfast, award-winning ribs, BBQ chicken or Louisiana catfish, as baked beans, slaw and Texas toast.
Hunter Bar – Good solid Aspen locals bar serving cheap food, beer, & booze with a casual yet stylish ambiance.
J-Bar – This Aspen Bar and Restaurant has been a watering hole since 1889 with its wide selection of draft and bottled beer and light fare.
Little Annie’s Eating House – Serving since 1972, Little Annie’s is the oldest consistently serving bar & restaurant in Aspen. A casual local’s spot serving delicious, hearty, and well valued dishes like fresh blackened salmon, grilled ahi fillets, 16 oz prime rib dinner and Elk.
Little Ollie’s Asian café – Specializes in noodle bowls and authentic Chinese cuisine.
New York Pizza – Serves a variety of pizza pies, gigantic salads, and hot sandwiches. NYP also provides a good late night scene for the night owls.
Red Onion – A great sports bar with the largest square footage of television screens in Aspen as well as being family friendly.
Zanes Tavern – Featuring 6 TV’s, this local Aspen sports bar is hotspot for happy hour and any sporting event.