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Woody Creek Tavern

2858 Upper River Road, Aspen, CO 81611
+1 970-923-4585
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (7 reviews)
“burgers” (10 reviews)
“black beans” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2858 Upper River Road, Aspen, CO 81611
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have heard about Wood Creek Tavern from many friends who come to Aspen often. We were not disappointed! Tucked away in a great spot. Food was fantastic - one of the best burgers I have EVER had. No kidding. We sat at the bar...More

Thank MBDavis1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is tucked away with lots of history behind it. There were 14 of us and the staff serving us was excellent. Lot of things are homemade from scratch! They are known for their margaritas! Only seat complete parties and only take cash/check but...More

Thank matticsliga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pork tamale lunch today. The tamales were pretty good, the black beans were just OK. Seemed a little overpriced at $15.95 and wasn't as tasty as some reviews reported. I was slightly disappointed with my lunch, but have had a good burger here...More

Thank Sandi T
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting this restaurant last night. The vegan tacos were great - complete with soy protein - and were very flavoursome. The atmosphere is casual and the decor is ... busy ... to say the least. But it holds a certain charm and...More

Thank GeneralNooz
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

This is the flip side to Aspen. Incredibly casual. Earthy in fact. Gritty. Buyer beware! These are some of the qualities you’ll experience during a Woody Creek visit! Great service, too. Excellent food. Pretty easy to find, but you will need a car. WCT will...More

Thank Pineapples-a-Plenty
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

What a great little restaurant off the beaten path! Popular with locals, it’s a casual place for lunch or dinner with fast service and good food. I had lunch with my sister and niece. We started with nachos which you can get vegan or vegetarian....More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Right on the creek, unfortunately there is no creekside seating or scenic views. Outdoor seating is available. Kind of a quirky place, a bit of a biker bar. Their enchiladas and tamales were quite good. Good burger offerings. Reasonably priced.

Thank HuskerTraveler2
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I am sure many other reviewers have said this, but this was Hunter S Thompson's hang out back in the day. Because of this, there is a certain vibe here that is cool. It is eclectic & funky 7 you can get you picture taken...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We were staying at the Hotel Jerome and fancied something different .Drove out to the Woody Creek Tavern. Great atmosphere, great menu and great food !!!

Thank Jasper B
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A little bit of a drive (Probably 15 minutes) but so well worth it...It is not Fine dining but it is a Fine Dining experience..You will find the Staff delightful And sometimes entertaining..Attitudes all positive... Pick any item off the menu and you will enjoy......More

Thank danny W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2858 Upper River Road, Aspen, CO 81611
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-923-4585
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