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Restaurants in The Aspen Area

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these The Aspen Area restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best The Aspen Area 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 The Aspen Area 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 The Aspen Area restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in The Aspen Area.

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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
  • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • Crave Kitchen

    Dine at the stylish Nouveau American restaurant Crave, which stole its chef from Aspen’s venerable Hotel Jerome. More
  • D19

  • 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
  • Iguana's Bar & Grill

  • 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
  • Merlin's Gourmet Pizza

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