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Restaurants in Aspen, Vail + The Mountains

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Aspen, Vail + The Mountains restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Aspen, Vail + The Mountains restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Aspen, Vail + The Mountains to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Aspen, Vail + The Mountains restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Aspen, Vail + The Mountains.

  • Ajax Tavern

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Popular with skiers because of its location at the base of Aspen Mountain, Ajax Tavern is known for its mountain views and bistro fare cooked with ... More
  • Alpenglow Stube

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Accessed by two gondola rides through the mountains, this German-American restaurant sits at the top of the North Peak, at a height of 11,444 feet.... More
  • Artisan Restaurant & Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located at the Stonebridge Inn, this small restaurant serves globally inspired American cuisine amid panoramic views of the surrounding alpine slop... More
  • Beano's Cabin

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Taking a sleigh ride to a log cabin may feel touristy, but when that cabin features the contemporary culinary creations of Beano's, it's hardly a t... More
  • Blue Moose

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Serving an American-style breakfast and brunch, the Blue Moose has a carved moose at the entrance and a chandelier of multicolored cups and saucers... More
  • Breckenridge Brewery

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Richard Squire opened this original location of the Breckenridge Brewery in 1990, and now has five brewpubs throughout Colorado. Beer selections ch... More
  • Café Alpine

    Don't confuse this longtime Breck standby for a been-there, done-that experience; chef Keith Mahoney's ever-changing tapas menu continually reinven... More
  • Café Diva

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } Situated at the base of the S... More
  • Caribou Club

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The exclusive Caribou Club is a private, open-only-to-members venue hidden among the neighboring fur and diamond stores. A club for those who can a... More
  • Centre V Bistro

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    This sophisticated restaurant in the Arrabelle at Vail Square transports diners to the Mediterranean with its mosaic tile floor, leather seating, a... More
  • Century Room

  • Chap's Grill & Chophouse

    You may not expect to find Vail's best steaks at this unassuming three-meal-a-day dining room overlooking Gore Creek and the mountain, but there's ... More
  • Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Sitting high above Aspen at the Cloud Nine high-speed quad in the Aspen Highlands ski area, the Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro offers adventurous diners ... More
  • Cottonwood Grill

    @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } Set beside the Yampa River, the Cottonwood Grill serves pan-Asian cuisine amid panoramic... More
  • Cranberry Isles Seafood Company

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