Restaurants to Splurge on in Aspen
Collected by Holly Upper, AFAR Local Expert
You will be happy you did.
105 S Mill St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Pinons restaurant is the best kept secret in Aspen. It has been here for 20+ years with Rob Mobilian, now the owner, starting off as the chef. On a busy night you will still see him in the kitchen but mainly he is at the front door greeting guests...
411 E Hopkins Ave, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
The Caribou Club is a prestigious members only club and restaurant. There are temporary memberships available or if you know a member they can invite you as their guest for the evening. Although there is no official dress code shorts, hats and...
2001, 675 E Durant Ave, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
After a long day of hiking, biking, running, and rafting my body usually craves something healthy but also satisfying. I found my perfect summer dish at Element 47, the newly remodeled restaurant at the Little Nell. Don't be fooled by the simple...
205 S Mill St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
First thing you need to know about Cache Cache is that you need a reservation. This is one of the more popular restaurants in town. Of course you can always try your luck with the bar menu, which is first come first serve and an excellent option....
303 E Main St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Matsuhisa, a Nobu restaurant, doesn’t disappoint. The restaurant is split into two levels. The menu upstairs is much cheaper than down and the two atmospheres drastically differ. The downstairs is more of a fine dining swanky experience...
315 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
This charming, European brasserie is a hidden gem. This cozy atmosphere can only host around 80 people and even then you are in close proximity to others but that all adds to the European feel. In the summer they have a great patio surrounded by...
Cloud Nine, Colorado 81611, USA
Just off the Cloud Nine lift on Aspen Highlands, you'll find a Swiss-looking log cabin with a large patio and pristine views of the Maroon Creek Valley. When you walk in, the pungent smell of cheese may overwhelm you, but don't be deterred. The...
403 S Galena St, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
When you eat at Casa Tua you are more than a guest at a restaurant. They make an effort to make everyone feel like they are visiting the home of a friend. Split into two levels, the top level is for members only. The bottom level is open to the...
130 Wood Rd, Snowmass Village, CO 81615, USA
Will Nolan, the executive chef for Eight K, having spent many years in New Orleans as a chef incorporates elegant dining with mountain food, sourced locally and organic when possible, and a southern flare. With dishes like barbecue shrimp and...
430 E Hyman Ave # 3, Aspen, CO 81611, USA
Ellina is one of the newer restaurants in town so catch it before it gets too popular and you can’t get a reservation. Located on the Hyman Avenue walking mall, next to Moncler, tucked downstairs. Their menu has an Italian influence with fresh...
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