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Lil's Sushi Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$
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321 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
+1 970-349-5457
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Brightwaters, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in Crested Butte for 2 nights and wound up at Lil's both nights. The first night we sat at the bar and ordered from their specials menu. The bar tenders were extremely friendly and accommodating even telling us about other restaurants to try. We walked town the second night and decided we had such a great meal at... More 

Thank Pat R
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We walked to this charming cafe with our 90 year old friend and his 85 year old wife. It was fairly close to the Old Town Inn, and was recommended by several town folk. Menu had a variety of offerings, not just sushi--which was delicious.

Thank Bud and Juanita W
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We recently dined here, visiting CB from Seattle, and were delighted at the high quality and creativity of the sushi we had. The appetizers, entrees, and speciality roles were all delicious, reminding us a bit of home on our mountain town getaway. The staff were very friendly and helpful in narrowing down our sushi roll selections (it was hard to... More 

Thank Andrea S
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We lucked out because waitress was very professional. Food was great too. I did notice though that other servers were not as attentive as ours.

Thank Steve D
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

8 of us came here for dinner last night to celebrate our friends Bday. 7 of us were served our sushi while the 8th person did not receive his meal until after we had finished our entire meal. Several of us never had plates and the water was never refilled. We spent 600.00 and were told that they would only... More 

Thank Miabaker
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Lil's was an unexpected delight as I hadn't expected to be taken to a sushi restaurant in a mountain town. The sushi was excellent, not your garden variety fare and all of the rolls I ordered were tasty and different. The menu has other items as well including the excellent Colorado lamb chops my wife ordered. The wine list was... More 

Thank Walter L
Longmont, Colorado
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here both nights while in town. Waitress Maddy was excellent and her suggestions were spot on. The riptide was our favorite roll so on the second visit we ordered two of them! The shrimp appetizer is outstanding. Funny story: we sat outside with heat lamps abound only to hear the next table say "I can taste the gluten in... More 

Thank Elemental-442
Tallahassee, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Our son recommended Lils on a recent visit. We made a reservation (recommended) and had a lovely dinner. I had the bacon wrapped scallops and their house salad, both of which were delicious. My husband and son had sushi which they really liked. The atmosphere is quaint and cozy.

Thank lizaus2016
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We didn't expect to find great sushi in the middle of the CO mountains, but Lil's really does a good job. We ordered several different types of sushi and one of their Japanese hot rocks. The sushi was excellent, but the hot rock (we ordered scallops) was a bit underwhelming. Service was attentive and friendly. It's a bit pricey for... More 

Thank JKfromPA
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is one of the best sushi restaurants we have ever been to. The fish is always fresh and the sides are excellent. I love the house roll and the riptide. The dynamo shrimp is also wonderful. Service is always great. We eat here all the time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 34
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-349-5457
We are known as having the highest quality fish in town. Our fish is flown in 6 days a week within 24 hours from the docks. We offer a nightly happy hour every night at the bar from 5:30-6:30. In the summer we have a beautiful patio with heaters...and soon a fire pit table! We are a casual restaurant with a warm friendly charm, just like our town of Crested Butte. Private parties available and reservations are recommended but not needed.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?