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Restaurants in Aspen

From local bison to gourmet burgers and high-end sushi, Aspen restaurants offer a glorious variety of cuisine to satisfy that hearty, apres-ski appetite. Just keep in mind that if you come here during the off-seasons of spring or fall, you might find some Aspen restaurants closed, or offering shorter operating hours. Warm up or just chow down at some of the best restaurants in Aspen.

Head to Montagna in Aspen for an award-winning meal. This Aspen restaurant’s chef was a finalist for the 2008 James Beard Award and lists his olive oils on the menu like other eateries list wine. He uses produce and meat from his own local (and organic) farm. While the menu regularly changes, highlights may include house-cured salumi and housemade pasta. Piñons is a longtime favorite features elegant takes on comfort food, such as pan-seared buffalo tenderloin, lobster strudel or herb-crusted local trout. Jimmy’s is a simple and unpretentious Aspen restaurant. The chef calls his comfort-food cuisine “fierce American food.” Popular dishes include the meatloaf with a Mad Dog Ranch barbecue sauce and the local rack of lamb served with basil oil and a black truffle risotto cake.

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  • 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
  • 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
  • Century Room

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  • Double Dog Pub

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The canine theme of this pub extends from the wall of dog photos to the names of dishes, such as the "Labrador" hamburger. Sandwiches, salads, and ... More
  • Elevation

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Drink an açai martini that’s so delicious the bartender has to hide the Brazilian nectar because the staff keeps sneaking off with it. More
  • Jimmy's

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Famous in Aspen for what owner Jimmy Yeager calls “fierce American food,” Jimmy’s is an unpretentious restaurant serving a menu of comfort fare, se... More
  • Kenichi, Aspen

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Sushi and contemporary Asian dishes are served at Kenichi, located in downtown Aspen. The dining room mixes the earth tones of the tables and chair... More
  • Lulu Wilson

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Matsuhisa Lounge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Matsuhisa Aspen is part of the international Nobu brand of restaurants, named for its well-known chef-proprietor, Matsuhisa Nobu. It is housed insi... More
  • Montagna

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    34-year-old wunderkind chef Ryan Hardy, a southwest finalist for the 2008 James Beard Awards, lists his olive oils on the menu like wine, and cooks... More
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  • Pacifica Seafood & Raw Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Pacifica’s menu focuses on sustainable fish and local, organic ingredients. Hawaiian sea bass with edamame and hearts of palm is a signature dish. ... More
  • Restaurant Mogador

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