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Telluride Bistro

138 East Colorado Avenu, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-5239
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (23 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
“elk sausage” (3 reviews)
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138 East Colorado Avenu, Telluride, CO 81435
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had 10 people in our party as everyone loved the Bistro. For large parties make sure to call and make a reservation months in advance as it is a small restaurant. Our waitress was very nice and helpful. We had several “pasta snobs” in...More

Thank Goodnwa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a local FAVORITE. We went to The Bistro the other night and it was not only delicious, it was fun. Yes all our friends were there, casual unplanned perfection.The Salmon special was the big hit by many. Reasonable prices and a simple charm....More

Thank cattelluride
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly a world-class experience. We dined at 7:30 on Monday night and sat outside on an incredibly wonderful patio with incredible views of the Telluride mountains. The food was outstanding. The wine was amazing. And the service was excellent. As a teenager I was a...More

Thank Ed E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere but overpriced vis a vis quality. Order the calamari appetizer and soup. The soup was good but the fried calamari had a rancid taste

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the Telluride Bistro. The food was really good and the outside dining experience (with blankets included) was nice. Service was a little slow, but really didn't mind as the food made up for it.

Thank 5ofUs_44278
Reviewed 12 April 2018

High end service. Big portions. Everything on the menu is delicious. We had a special business meeting and birthday celebration here. Sasha was our server took excellent care of us all and attentive to perfection for my allergies.

Thank Leslieann111
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I liked the reviews and the food did not disappoint. Courteous staff. I had the Penne alla vodka, and my colleague the elk sausage which was a special of the day. Both were excellent. We also had the spinach salad, and I started with minestrone....More

Thank Bill M
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thank you for sharing your night with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t be better after a day skiing. Friendly staff. Perfect for any type of appetite. My friend checked it out on TripAdvisor where it was highly rated.

Thank stacyrinehart
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thank you for sharing your night with us, we look forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Not our first visit to Telluride Bistro and it is always our favorite meal of the week. Excellent pasta dishes! We had the chicken ravioli recommended by Betsy and she was right it was delicious. Everyone in our group of 10 raved about their meals....More

Thank texagwillfamily
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 January 2018

Food was delicious,staff very nice,great wine list, and the bread ! It is a wonderful spot in historic Telluride. Thank you,Mary Shires

Thank shires001
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 26
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 East Colorado Avenu, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-5239
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