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221 South Oak

221 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-9507
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“trout” (52 reviews)
“wild boar” (9 reviews)
“foie gras” (13 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
221 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a large group and were accommodated at two tables. Perfectly understandable as the restaurant is in an refurbished old home and booked solid. The cuisine is diverse and the wine list is excellent. An amazing dining experience and within an easy walk from...More

Thank CindyMcCarty
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to 221 South Oak several times and it’s always pretty good. I really don’t like to be critical but in all fairness I think it needs to be done. That being said, we had the tuna app special which was wonderful and the...More

Thank Thad V
Reviewed 29 March 2018

LOVE THIS PLACE! We ate here on a Sunday, the last day of our trip. Our server was wonderful, and very accommodating to the food allergies in our party. We each had a crafted cocktail at the beginning of the meal, and they were all...More

Thank Jeannine M
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner at 221. Our favorite part was a bartender named Jeremy. We’d had a long drive into town and went in to sit at the bar until a table was ready. Jeremy entertained us with stories and offered great drink suggestions that...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Charged us 30$ per person charge after cancelling our reservation. We called early in the day (1pm) when plans changed and no answering machine to leave a message. Then charged us 120$ after calling at 6p for an 8:45p reservation. They are full and will...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 7 March 2018

One of the jewels of Telluride Cusine is 221 South Oak. My son and I have been visiting Telluride for several years and this restaurant is our number one 'go to'. We went there last night and were delighted, but particularly this time by the...More

Thank Dairy-Traveler_11
Reviewed 5 March 2018

221 South Oak is billed as the best fine dining restaurant in Telluride. I haven’t been to every restaurant in Telluride, but know that this is definitely a very, very good restaurant. The menu is vast & extremely interesting, the staff attentive & pleasant &...More

Thank sammac0110
Reviewed 17 February 2018

After a full day of skiing decided to treat ourselves to a nice meal in downtown Telluride. Loved this venue! Old home converted to restaurant. Lots of colorful artwork on the walls. Intimate and cozy. Extensive, creative menu. Friendly staff.

Thank alyson w
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Went for my birthday, order Tenderloin of Wild Boar, it sounded great and I had never eaten Boar. One-third of the way through the meal, I realized something was off. I called the server over, to discuss it. She looked at my meal, she looked...More

Thank Courtenay D
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice people. Good food. Small— so get a reservation in advance. We had a few hiccups last night. Wrong appetizer and redo wasn’t correct either. My salad was just average.

Thank Debbie R
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Louise S
7 April 2017|
Response from Eliza g | Property representative |
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7 April 2017|
Response from moniqe2011 | Reviewed this property |
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Johnnie M
2 March 2017|
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Response from EricaMcD_7405 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't see this sooner. You will have to directly call the restaurant. They do take parties of six but they control when.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, 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: 221 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
    (Pacific St)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-9507
  • E-mail
221 is set in a tastefully refurbished historic home nestled in the trees on South Oak Street, just steps from the Gondola. For years, 221 South Oak has been renowned for its intimate atmosphere, incredible food, extensive wine list, friendly service and uncompromising quality. Chef/Owner Eliza serves cuisine classified as Modern Bistro with an eclectic blend of flavors and styles. A mélange of seafood, game and beef, with accompaniments that range from Deep South to Calypso to Classical French to Californian Cuisine to Creole—we call it Eliza’s cooking.221 Offers Off-site Catering You're accustomed to great food at the restaurant, now experience it in your home. Whether it's a dinner party, quiet luncheon or drinks and nibbles, we're here for you. If you're lacking space for a large party, you may rent out 221. A great space for rehearsal dinners, family reunions, and holiday parties.
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