Restaurants in Colorado

Located in Vail Village, Sweet Basil is a contemporary restaurant with a menu that reflects Mediterranean, Italian, and Asian influences. Dishes are built around locally sourced ingredients such as Kobe-style beef, organic produce, and fresh fish.

Catering to the après-ski crowd, Mahogany Ridge serves regionally inspired American fare along with house-brewed craft beers, such as the flagship Alpenglow and summertime cherry ale.

Owned by Mexican-born chef Richard Sandoval, this Riverfront Park restaurant specializes in boldly spiced Latin-Asian small plates. Inside, dark wood tables are brightened by orange and red accents, while the bar’s asymmetrical alcove shelves create an unusual focal point.

The Sundeck Restaurant serves lunch daily amid views from its location atop Aspen Mountain. The restaurant is only accessible via gondola or car, though the winding roads make the gondola a less complicated choice.

Located at the Stonebridge Inn, this small restaurant serves globally inspired American cuisine amid panoramic views of the surrounding alpine slopes.

Set beside the Yampa River, the Cottonwood Grill serves pan-Asian cuisine amid panoramic views of the water and the surrounding ski slopes.

Architect Adam Tihany designed the interior of this American brasserie that opened inside the Broadmoor Hotel in 2006. A row of white drum chandeliers hangs over dark wood tables and leather chairs with olive-green cushions.

Udi Baron and his family began their bread-making enterprise with just a single sandwich shop, established in 1994. Today, the Barons own a bakery, five cafés, and a catering company, but they never compromised the quality of their artisan breads.