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Tennessee Pass Cookhouse

259 County Road 29, Leadville, CO 80461
+1 719-486-8114
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Grill
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259 County Road 29, Leadville, CO 80461
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We got married here in February 2017. It was spectacular! We all hiked out to the Tennessee Cookhouse it our wedding clothes and boots and got married in 10 degree weather on the Cookhouse's patio! Then we all had an amazing evening of food and...More

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love cross country skiing into the yurt. The Servers are extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Will definitely return!

Thank Djsaint
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

If you are adventurous and don't mind a little effort for some great food in awesome surroundings, then give the cookhouse a try. Summer means walking a mile through the forest on a snowshoe trail. The elevation gain is only 300 feet from the start...More

Thank John I
Reviewed 16 July 2017

...but the meal was very underwhelming and way over priced. We had one of everything in our party and if I had to choose the dish I liked it would be the pheasant. Sleeping in the yurt was great fun and the people who work...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 6 April 2017

A friend told us about this place 4 years ago. We tried it out for our anniversary in 2014 (mid Dec) and found it to be one of the best dinning experiences ever! We decided to go there every year for our anniversary and just...More

Thank Tim4243
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The options of dining at the cookhouse are to cross country ski, snowshoe or walk uphill about a mile to reach the yurt. A unique and awesome experience! We arrived about 20 minutes prior to sundown and were fortunate to have a drink on the...More

Thank mad-american-doctor
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This was a wonderful experience. You hike/ski/snowshoe about 1 mile to a Yurt. Nice walk, beautiful forest, great views of the mountains. Get there before your meal so you can enjoy a drink on the deck with the panaramic views. Food was exceptionally good; had...More

Thank Kytherababe
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I have wanted to snowshoe out to the Cookhouse for a couple of years, and finally did to celebrate my 60th birthday with my husband and 15 year old daughter. It was all I imagined and more. We arrived at the Nordic center at 5:00pm...More

Thank SKunst
Randalst, Public Relations Manager at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Thank you for visiting us SKunst and taking the time to let us know about your experience. We really appreciate feedback and are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit with us!

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Ian made our experience amazing from start to finish; we chose to Nordic ski from the initial cabin to the yert and we loved it. The scenery is second to none, the food was INCREDIBLE, we had the elk, pheasant and fish and they were...More

Thank wablundell
Randalst, Public Relations Manager at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Wadbludell thank you very much for joining us at the Cookhouse! We pride ourselves on quality food and an experience to remember. Please let us know when you'll be returning again, we look forward to your visit!

Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Sent by locals, endorsed by locals and dined with locals! Had the pleasure of having lunch with several local active military members. Great food, fresh ingredients, reasonable prices. service was outstanding! You absolutely have to check it out!

Thank contender23t
Randalst, Public Relations Manager at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Thank you Contender23t for your kind words and so happy to have you up here! We look forward to seeing you again and thank you for taking the time to leave us a review.

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Mike T
10 April 2016|
Response from Randalst | Property representative |
Hello Mike! We're happy to hear you really enjoyed Roxanne's cookies! We'd be happy to ship some out to you, but the recipe at this time is not out to share :) . We hope to see you all again this winter & thanks for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 70
American, Grill
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259 County Road 29, Leadville, CO 80461
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Leadville
  • Phone Number: +1 719-486-8114
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