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Avalanche Bar & Grill

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American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
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15 Emmons Rd, Crested Butte, CO 81225
+1 970-349-7195
10:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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106 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I had a quick lunch at the Avalanche. Ordered the burger without a bun, with mushrooms, sautéed onions, avocado, and fries. Very good lunch. The atmosphere was ok. Waitress was friendly and helpful (I had questions about gluten free options).

Thank Lebasi10
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

You can always count on great food here for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This is a great place to meet summer or winter!

Thank Dainna T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Very busy place when the lifts close as it is right at the base. Had drinks and apps post skiing and both were very good.

Thank Jill W
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Loved the location of the Avalanche Bar & Grill. We could grab a slice of pizza or sit down and order a meal in the evening. Fun atmosphere and enough options to keep everyone happy.

Thank Fireluvr
Austin, Texas
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We were skiing and decided to eat lunch on the Mountain. The Avalanche Bar and Grill was just off the area where you stack your skis, easy to walk to, even in ski boots. The design of the place and the decor oozed Colorado ski chalet. OK, but we didn't come here for aesthetics. We were pleasantly surprised at the... More 

Thank Gary B
Mequon, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

OK, we have eaten at the Avalanche several times (it is very close to our condo), and have in the past had OK experiences. However, this time was a big disappointment. The good: the waitress was very good and very attentive. The house Cabernet was great and reasonably priced. My wife's Reuben was good. The bad: my half rack of... More 

Thank marlie15
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place has amazing food and is located right at the base of the mountain. The atmosphere is very welcoming with a ski-lodge feel. The wait staff was very attentive even though they were crazy busy when we were there. I eat here on every trip to the Butte and highly recommend you do the same.

Thank Chris G
Golden, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

At first glance the Avalance Bar & Grill is just another sports bar, but at closer inspection is has great character and vintage charm. At with four people, and we all raved about our food!

Thank Lisa H
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Avalanche was recommended to me by my ski instructor. He was spot on. Both times I went for lunch I had to wait about 10-15 minutes for a table. Your whole party has to be there otherwise they won't seat you. The first time I ordered the potstickers and sweet potato waffle fries. The fried potstickers were okay, but the... More 

Thank Amy D
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

My family loves the Avalanche and we always eat there at least once every time we ski in Crested Butte.

Thank jr2644

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Emmons Rd, Crested Butte, CO 81225
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-349-7195

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