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Telluride Colorado

Allred's Take on High Elevation Dining

The New and Familiar at Telluride Ski Resort's Flagship Restaurant

Opening on Wednesday, November 23 rd , Allred’s restaurant will once again offer incredible food, stunning views, and exceptional service. Ranked the #1 restaurant in Telluride for the past three years on TripAdvisor, Allred’s does not disappoint when it comes to ambiance and incredible dining options at high elevation.

As Telluride Ski Resort’s flagship restaurant, it serves as one of the destination’s most sought after dining experiences. Allred’s offers culinary excellence, an award-winning wine list, exquisite views and a cozy atmosphere. This unique dining experience takes you up the free gondola from the Town of Telluride or from Mountain Village to 10,551 feet above sea level. Enjoy the views of surrounding 13,000 and 14,000 foot peaks along with the twinkling lights and rooftops of the historic town of Telluride just 1,800 feet below.

Throughout the season, join the incredible bartenders for a happy hour drink at 5 pm before dinner service begins in the dining room at 5:30 pm. The dinner menu features an array of delicious food options ranging from beef and elk to pastas and lamb with unique appetizers such as wagyu beef carpaccio and house smoked king salmon.

Reservations are filling up fast for the annual Thanksgiving dinner’s prix fixe menu for adults at $58 featuring choice soups, salads, and traditional roasted turkey or braised Angus beef short ribs served with all of your classic Thanksgiving sides. The dessert buffet is one not to miss, featuring classics like pumpkin and apple pies and less-traditional delights such as truffles and macaroons. The children’s menu includes a choice of salad, traditional roasted turkey or braised Angus beef short ribs and the dessert buffet, all for $23.


“Year after year, the focus is on the zest of the place,” says Allred’s general manager, Mario Petillo. “This is what sets us apart and keeps the menu and our service fresh and on top of their game.”

And “zest” is not something they’re short on up at Allred’s. While the holiday celebrations at Allred’s book up quickly, it’s a perfect venue for a meal with your family or traveling companions no matter the time of year.

Executive Chef Mike Gorman, a Colorado native, is at the helm bringing back favorites like the scrumptious potato croutons, crispy shishito peppers, and incredible Colorado rack of lamb. You’ll find some of our all-time favorites as well as some new dishes to entice your taste buds.  In fact, this year, you’ll find more exciting flavors from the Rocky Mountains with Chef Gorman’s new dry-age program featuring a stunning bone-in buffalo ribeye and a bone-in bison ribeye that have been dry-aged to augment the flavor and make the top-quality meat even more tender.

Don’t fill up too quickly as dessert is a course you cannot forego at Allred’s. The restaurant’s new pastry chef, Jason Lemon, is looking to expand Allred’s dessert selection. Joining us for his first season in Telluride, Chef Lemon hopes to surprise and delight with a unique and decadent dessert menu with plenty of staples for mountain dining.

Allred’s is historically known for inventive cocktails such as the maple bourbon old fashioned and the apricot & habanero pisco sour, as well as an extensive wine program. Having been recognized by Wine Enthusiast for being one of America’s Best Wine Restaurants, Telluride Ski & Golf’s Wine Director, Andrew Shaffner takes pride in curating an incomparable wine selection. Looking forward to another spectacular season, Shaffner notes “our wine program continues to grow and evolve and we have never been more excited about the level of service and hospitality offered at Allred’s.”

Andrew mentions that guests can keep an eye out for new features on Allred’s expansive by-the-glass program including refreshing Greek wines, their always popular resort-exclusive local wines from Cortez, and one of the greatest collections of Port and aged Madeira in all of Colorado. Allred's continues to strive to be one of the greatest destinations for wine and dining in Colorado with their 1,200 bottle wine list, team of Certified Sommeliers, and some of the greatest featured wine pairings anywhere in the country - featuring Screaming Eagle, Staglin, Spottswoode, Sutcliffe, Rivetto, and Rodney Strong.

No matter your tastes, there’s something incredible awaiting you at Allred’s this season. Come enjoy the cozy ambiance, stunning scenery, delicious food and inventive beverages, it will be a dining experience you won’t soon forget. Book your reservation today by calling (970) 728-7474.