Being on vacation in the mountains can be tough, you wake up early and head out on some adventure every day only to return to your camp spot or hotel tired and dirty. For most of us, the best way to unwind after a long day of biking or hiking is to grab some delicious food and maybe a few drinks to decompress. Crested butte has no shortage of great spots to check out while here on vacation. Here is your guide to the best places in town for a date night or a family get together.
Crested Butte is spilt into two sections, the town and the village. This list will focus on the town of Crested Butte and the wonderful Main St that runs right through it.
This long time local favorite has to be one of the most popular spots in town. Dishing out the best pizza around, this place cannot be missed. After a long day, head on into Secret Stash with the whole family or stop by late night for some local beer and slices.
There is no better way to relax after a long day than with a craft cocktail, however, this one is special. Montanya’s is serving up locally made rum that has won countless awards. Distilled, aged and bottled right here in Crested Butte, swing on in a for free flight of tasters and wash that down with a knock your socks off cocktail. You must also try some of their delicious food to pair with your drinks.
Ski towns and craft beer go hand in hand and Irwin Brewing Co. is your top destination in Crested Butte to get your beer fix. Since opening their doors in 2017, Irwin Brewing Co. has been brewing and pouring various types of beers on Main St. to locals and visitors alike. Stop on in for a few drinks, then get yourself a growler fill and head back out to camp to finish the night off with a few more.
You're on vacation, treat yourself and Django’s is the spot for that. This American style restaurant has been serving up small sharable plates for over a decade. At Django’s, you don’t just have dinner, you share an experience with friends and family. The eclectic menu has something for everyone and the food is not to be missed.
For over 20 years, Teocalli Tamale has been making the best Mexican food in Crested Butte. Simple, easy and delicious is the name of the game here and with domestic beers for 2 bucks, you cannot go wrong. This is the perfect stop after being out all day to get a filling lunch or grab a few burritos and head back to camp to eat around the fire.
Crested Butte is one of the top Colorado destinations for good reasons. The outdoors is what draws you here but the charming town, wonderful locals and of course the delicious food and drinks is what keeps you around. Grab your friends and family and head on out to Main St. for an eventful night out.