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Avalanche Bar & Grill

15 Emmons Rd, Crested Butte, CO 81225
+1 970-349-7195
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
$$ - $$$
15 Emmons Rd, Crested Butte, CO 81225
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11 - 20 of 268 reviews

Reviewed 30 July 2017

The food is O.K. its bar food. It isn't cheap but nothing in Crested Butte is. We only ate there because it was close to the hotel. We were there 6 nights and only ate there 1 time if that tells you anything.

Thank kmoritz_1999
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We were staying at the Grand Lodge and after a long day of hiking we wanted something close to our hotel. The Avalanche was right behind us so we decided to give it a try. We started with the wings which were pretty good but...More

1  Thank account4fun
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This is the place for a delicious dinner with a huge variety. The menu has both healthy and more decadent choices. It's an excellent choice for a family dinner.

Thank SME318
Reviewed 22 July 2017

My family of 6 stopped in here for a late lunch after wandering about in the mountain village for a while. Limited lunch menu, and semi self service. Neat place, and very friendly staff. The food was average, similar to what you'd get at a...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here many times over the years. I highly recommend the Avy steak sandwich. Beef tenderloin marinated in something served with a melted blue cheese and an aioli sauce. Outstanding

Thank LivinNorthkc
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

All three of us had a burger, which was huge and pretty good. There is a list of add ons for the burgers, which gives you the chance to order exactly what you want. When the weather is nice the outdoor deck is a great...More

Thank Eva J
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Dining on the mountain in the summer is limited. Avalanche offered ok food and decent hours of operation. They seemed a little short-staffed when we were there.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We stopped in just to get a drink. The staff was great and made an excellent margarita for us. We did not order any food, but everything we saw come outside to the other tables looked very good. Next time we will go in hungry...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I stopped into the Avalanche on a whim. I was hungry. The service was great! And it was very apparent that the locals loved this place. It was obvious that this was a place to go after skiing / riding the slopes of Crested Butte....More

Thank MrCarlsbad
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Let me start off by saying the food is good. For us however couldn't get pass the worst host/hostess I think I have ever met and lack of managers attention to the matter. We were with a group for spring break(3 families total of 11...More

Thank Renovation22
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Questions & Answers
26 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Casey M | Reviewed this property |
No not at all.
18 July 2015|
Response from TravelingFoodie319 |
Their posted hours for dinner are 3-9 pm.
John L
11 June 2015|
Response from manteemom | Reviewed this property |
I don't own the restaurant but during ski season we saw dogs around
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Emmons Rd, Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-349-7195
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