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Pine Creek Cookhouse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Vegetarian Friendly
11399 Castle Creek Road, Aspen, CO 81611
+1 970-925-1044
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“smoked trout” (10 reviews)
“salad” (29 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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11399 Castle Creek Road, Aspen, CO 81611
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch. There were four of us. My husband and I shared the rainbow trout entree and a cookhouse salad. He also had a cup of chicken soup. There was plenty of food and both were outstanding! They even split it in the...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 27 September 2017

My sister and myself along with her daughter enjoyed a wonderful lunch, sitting outside of the Pine Creek Cookhouse. Its was a highlight of our trip to go there and eat and enjoy a wonderful scenery and the fresh mountain air. Our 3 little dogs...More

Thank Martha A
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We decided to hike here from Ascroft and the hike was the most beautiful of our week. Service was lax and although the food was good, it was stupid expensive as were the drinks. $18 for rum and Coke! The views from the outside patio...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Three of us had a delicious lunch at the Pine Creek Cookhouse, sitting outside, admiring the spectacular scenery of the Elk Mountain Range.

Thank Doglady1027
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Set in the spectacularly beautiful mountains outside of Aspen, The Pine Creek Cookhouse is an absolute gem! It is both rustic and grand, not unlike the dining room at The Ahwahnee at Yosemite, and, quite honestly, it's so charming and inviting, I wouldn't really care...More

Thank DHBall
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The hardest part is getting there. Opted not to rent a car when you arrived in Aspen, like me, it's tough to get there. Taxi is $75 one-way. Uber is $30. Be sure to arrange for your return trip as there is no cell service...More

Thank Happycamper1920
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Gorgeous hike along the river into the Pine Creek Cookhouse. Great choice for food, wine and seating options. Absolutely gorgeous location. Summer or winter !! Great service.

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I don't think I've been at a restaurant in a prettier more remote location! It is beautiful. The service impeccable. Food outstanding. Don't miss this place.

Thank phxaz54
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Lunch at the Pine Creek Cookhouse was recommended by a local we met biking up to the Maroon Bells. The setting and views are awesome. We selected an outside table so we could enjoy the sun. If you hate flies you might want an inside...More

Thank NorthernExpat
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Two couples - based upon past experience visited the Pine Creek Cook House. Make sure that you make a reservation - as the restaurant is at the end of Castle Creek Road - and you want to make sure that you have a table. It...More

Thank Richard R
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Questions & Answers
30 March 2017|
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Response from Guana46 | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant. Like many places in Aspen, they are seasonal. A lot of places close mid to end of October until December.
7 March 2017|
Response from DownhillSkier67 | Reviewed this property |
I think so but I suggest calling Pine Creek Cookhouse to be sure.
15 October 2016|
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Response from jpmd2002 | Reviewed this property |
In the winter, you can do sleigh rides around the downtown area. You cannot take a sleigh from Aspen to Pine Creek Cookhouse. The sleigh ride to the restaurant starts at the cross county ski center in Ashcroft and lasts... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:45 AM - 1:45 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11399 Castle Creek Road, Aspen, CO 81611
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-925-1044
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