Telluride Ski Resort boasts 10 on mountain ski-in/ski-out restaurants serving epicurean delights spectacular as the views accompanying them. From feasting on duck cassoulet al fresco in the shadow of Palmyra Peak to grabbing a slice with the family in the Mountain Village core, Telluride Ski Resort has a restaurant for every taste bud. No need to fight the cafeteria line here, small scale restaurants focused on fine food and service provide a dining experience like no other.
Telluride Ski Resort has become a destination for foodies with the ambition to enrich people’s lives through culinary experience, boasting surrounding natural beauty, sincere elegant service, luxury beverages and authentic delicious food. This past winter we appointed a Wine Director to oversee, train staff, and manage the wine programs across all outlets continuing our commitment to superb culinary offerings.
Executive Chef and Director of Culinary Services
Elevation: 10,551 feet
Summer & Winter
Après-Ski & Dinner
Exceptional American Cuisine
Gondola Station San Sophia
Allred’s is Telluride Ski Resort’s flagship restaurant located at the top of San Sophia Station at over 10,551 feet. One can enjoy exquisite American Cuisine conceived by Chef Mike Regrut while admiring a breathtaking view of downtown Telluride and the surrounding peaks. As your hosts, Mario Petillo and his staff welcome you to unparalleled dining where the view is only surpassed by the superb meals and one of the best wine lists in the state of Colorado. Allred’s bar also hosts one of Telluride’s finest après skis with delectable happy hour specials and hand crafted cocktail menu.
Bar open from 3pm-Close
Dinner Service from 5:00pm-9pm
Elevation: 11,996 ft.
Winter Season – Weather & Terrain Dependent
Luncheon & Sleigh Ride Dinners
Italian Delicacies & Fine Wine
A short ski down on See Forever run from the top of Gold Hill Express (Lift 14) on Telluride Ski Resort
Alpino Vino is North America's highest elevation restaurant experience. Sitting just under 12,000 feet near the top of See Forever ski run and Gold Hill Express, Lift 14, Alpino Vino offers amazing views from its expansive heated deck. Chef Nicola Peccedi, born and raised in the Alpine Ski Village of Bormio, Italy, prepares handmade pasta dishes, panini, soups, antipasti, and other traditional Alpine dishes. Sommelier Andrew Shaffner compliments Chef Nico's dishes with the widest by-the-glass wine selection in Telluride and some of the finest wines in the world available on the bottle list.
In the evening, Alpino Vino transitions into a truly unique venture. Twenty six opportune guests ride the gondola to San Sophia Station where they are greeted and chauffeured via enclosed, heated snow-coach to a private dining experience like no other. Upon arrival, guests are welcomed into the quaint hutte by a roaring fire and a glass of Prosecco. Following is a freshly prepared five course meal of Northern Italian fare, a true epicurean delight at nearly 12,000 feet. Guests can choose to complement their meal with the specially designed wine pairing or make a selection from Alpino Vino’s impressive wine list.
Nighttime guests must be over 21.
Call 970-728-7474 for more information and reservations.
Base of the Chondola (Lift 1) & Sunshine Express (Lift 10) on Telluride Ski Resort
Big Billie’s is located at the base of the Chondola (Lift 1) and Sunshine Express (Lift 10) and features Southwestern and American style family food in a casual fun atmosphere. Kids love this easily accessible restaurant at the bottom of the Meadows Beginner terrain. Those non-skiers or riders can meet their loved ones for lunch by taking the Chondola down to Big Billie’s from Mountain Village.
Elevation: 11,220 feet
Winter Season – Weather Dependent
Classic Country French Cuisine
Top of Polar Queen Express (Lift 5) on Telluride Ski Resort
Bon Vivant means, “One who enjoys life in luxury, elegance, and epicurean tastes in food & drink." Relish an afternoon outdoors surrounded by 360 degree majestic views of the San Juan Mountains and Palmyra Peak while enjoying authentic French cuisine and libations, all underneath our 40 foot retractable umbrella. Chef Jared Campbell drives a decadent French menu with selections like Specialty Crepes, French Onion Soup, Elk Sausage Cassoulet, and Desserts. Bon Vivant also features fine wine reflecting all the producing regions of France along with Trappist Beers and Hand Crafted Cocktails. Later in the afternoon partake in the “French Underground Après” with music and specials on food, wine & beer. To experience Bon Vivant is to live the good life.
Elevation: 9,540 feet
Summer & Winter
Hand –Tossed Pizza, Hero’s, Salads & Full Bar
Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village Core
Crazy Elk Pizza is a counter-service pizzeria featuring hand-made pizzas, salads and subs sure to put a smile on the whole family’s face. We hand-make our dough and sauce from scratch, and use the freshest quality ingredients. Host a birthday party for the kids or just hang out after a busy day and play foosball or pool while enjoying a cocktail at our full bar. Crazy Elk has something for the entire family to enjoy.
Elevation: 11,885 feet
New Orleans Inspired Fare
Top of the Legendary Plunge Lift (Lift 9) on Telluride Ski Resort
A long time local’s favorite Giuseppe’s provides the perfect stop for a refuel while making laps on Plunge Lift’s legendary terrain. Serving New Orleans inspired fare, Giuseppe’s offers items such as Giant Muffuletta Sandwiches, the iconic Black Bean Sauté, and of course the Crawfish Gumbo. With ample outdoor seating kick back and enjoy a hot cup of coffee or a cold beer while soaking in endless views of the San Juan Range all the way to the La Sal Mountains in Utah.
Elevation: 10,000 feet
Burgers, BBQ, and Chili
Located Under the Village Express (Lift 4) on Telluride Ski Resort
Situated mid-mountain on Misty Maiden, this historic Basque sheep herding ranch serves up mouthwatering burgers, Chuck’s Famous Chili, soups, a variety fresh salads, and other casual fare. Stop into the Smokehouse for unbeatable Rotisserie Chicken right off the spit, house-made smoked Pulled Pork sandwiches, and real Alligator Ribs. Or kick back and relax with a cocktail on Gorrono's famous beach and listen to live music daily while enjoying the majestic view of Mount Wilson.
Elevation: 11,815 feet
Sandwiches, Soups and Snacks
Top of Prospect Express (Lift 12) on Telluride Ski Resort
High Camp is located at the top of Prospect Bowl, the launching point for Black Iron Bowl and Palmyra Peak hike-to terrain. Before you embark on your trek fuel up with some hot drinks, sandwiches, soups and snacks, or relax in beach chairs and calculate the perfect line as you are embraced in the silhouette of the surrounding peaks and some truly spectacular terrain.
Elevation: 9,545 feet
Summer & Winter
Contemporary Asian Tapas and Seafood
Slope side on Sunset Plaza inside the The Inn at Lost Creek
A favorite phrase in Thailand, “Same-Same but Different”
Siam’s Talay Grille is Mountain Village’s newest dining establishment, and sister restaurant to the ever popular Siam down in the town of Telluride. Talay, meaning seafood in Thai, is the focus of this exquisite menu featuring a rotating selection of flown-in fresh fish complimented by unique house-made sauces. Jeff Badger and his team carry their superb food to the Mountain Village core presenting a high-end Thai seafood and tapas experience with all the elements that have made the original Siam one of Telluride’s favorite restaurants. Discover the different of Siam’s Talay Grille.
Call 970-728-6293 for more information and reservations.
Elevation: 9,540 feet
Summer & Winter
Colorado Comfort Food
Slope side in Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village Core
Paying tribute to Telluride’s rich mining history, Tomboy Tavern takes you back in time with authentic décor like the original Baffle and beautiful hand pounded Zink bar. Located slope side at the base of Village Express (Lift 4) in Mountain Village. Tomboy Tavern serves up hearty dishes of American Tavern style fare for lunch and dinner. Come in and try delicious appetizers, juicy burgers, or one of their signature creations like the Pork Schnitzel Sandwich & Truffle Fries. An energetic pub atmosphere, over 30 local and domestic beers on tap, and original cocktail list make Tomboy Tavern a favorite for après ski. Tomboy also offers an outside bar, with Mountain Village’s largest heated patio, to create an enjoyable outdoor area year round.
Call 970-728-7467 for more information.