There’s no better way to fully experience the mountain life of Colorado’s small towns than to visit restaurants where the locals eat after an outdoor adventure. Here are 10 iconic mountain town restaurants where visitors can indulge in local food and culture around Colorado.
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Grand Lake (Photo) Credit Don Graham (flickr)
Eddyline Brewery (Photo) Credit russell preston (flickr)
Aspen (Photo) Credit krblokhin (iStock)
The Dredge, Breckenridge (Photo) Credit KaraGrubis (iStock)
Little Bear Saloon (Photo) via Google Maps
Silverton (Photo) Credit Missing35mm (iStock)
Secret Stash Crested Butte (Photo) Credit ablokhin (iStock)
The Pantry, Green Mountain Falls (Photo) Credit Gazette file photo
Alpino Vino (Photo) Credit Christian Murdock
Crystal Park Cantina (Photo) Credit Jeff Kearney The Gazette
Leslie James is all about Colorado when it comes to writing features, sharing adventures, and creating colorful galleries. She loves camping, hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding. Leslie joined OutThere Colorado in November 2020.