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The Sunflower Deli

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214 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
+1 970-349-6866
07:00 - 17:00
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Crested Butte, Colorado
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I wasn't all that impressed with my visit. This was in Sept 2015... The meal I ordered was so salty I couldn't eat it. So was my dinner date's meal. Maybe it was just a bad night for the chef? The staff were not very helpful when we complained about the food. Ended up having to eat elsewhere. It was... More 

Thank eCRen19
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have been here multiple times and have enjoyed it each time. The food is always fresh and the service is always great. Although it is a bit of a drive for me, I sometimes go to CB just to eat here. I definitely recommend this place for breakfast. They also serve great local coffee.

Thank ephantom
Denver, Colorado
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

A must stop for lunch when we are in town. Locally sourced ingredients makes for excellent quality meals. The house-made Mac & Cheese as well as the grilled cheese sandwich are delish. Salads are another good option. Portions aren't huge, prices are reasonable for Crested Butte. Lots of Colorado beers available, but not on tap FYI.

Thank goodgoodtimes
Burton-upon-Trent, null, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Cute little restaurant with fantastic food. Really enjoyed the tomato soup and my husband had black bean soup which was also yummy. They also service freshly prepared sandwiches. Highly recommended.

Thank Jane D
Crested Butte, Colorado
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The Sunflower Deli is a great option in CB for every meal. Their breakfast options are delicious and filling. The mac and cheese is better than my mom's ever was - she is a great cook so keep that in mind. All of their ingredients are wholesome and fresh. Don't miss this gem!

Thank rancetshields
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The best food in CB hands down. Service is impeccable. Prices are fair. Local produce and free range local beef. Great atmosphere. My favorite fine dining experience in CB.

Thank pioneergc
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I made a dinner reservation without knowing what to expect. We did not think much of it and thought it was more of a lunch and snack type of place. We were very pleasantly surprised when we arrived. First of all the atmosphere (dimmed lights and rustic decor) was nice, the staff was very friendly and entertaining... More 

Thank Lebasi10
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place is two restaurants in one. One set of owners runs breakfast and lunch and another dinner. Lunch is good, but let me rave about dinner. Usually there are about 5-7 small initial plates of nibbles, followed by 5-6 generous appetizer selections , followed by 3-4 main dishes, all designed to be shared or eaten by yourself. Food quality... More 

Thank toscanaHouston
Boulder, CO
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164 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Have heard lots of buzz about Supper at Sunflower so finally had to check it out. For the most part, the food was really good, but one of the dishes we had was just so-so. The menu had some really unique offerings. The fact that the chef is not afraid to have some edgy items on the menu is refreshing....the... More 

Thank BoulderTravelers5
Plymouth, New Hampshire
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Since we were last here, our opinion has gone down and so has the food. Everything was greasy! Even the bacon, if you can believe that! Service was the same, but not the food. I do not know if the cook is different. No return visits in our plans.

Thank T-rad-NH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Soups, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-349-6866

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?