December 19, 2015

Delicious Eats and Holiday Treats in Crested Butte

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For many, the holidays are about enjoying time with family and friends, and eating plenty of delicious food. Luckily, for locals and visitors in Crested Butte, this town offers some of the best culinary options around!


Black Tie Ski Rentals works with many different restaurants in town to offer some great deals and specials to our guests. Here are a few of our favorites that you should be sure to check out during your stay.

Elk Ave Prime offers an incredible selection of steaks that are dry aged in-house. They also have one of the most extensive wine options in all of town. Not in the mood for a huge steak? Their delicious sides and appetizers are a favorite among everyone. Tempura fried brussels sprouts anyone? Luckily for our guests, if you show your Black Tie VIP card, you’ll receive a complimentary appetizer with your purchase. Want to make your holidays special? Join Elk Ave Prime for their special New Year’s Eve dinner and celebration. The special event will featuring a 5 course dinner highlighted by Bone In Filet with Foie Gras lollipop, apps, open bar and entertainment. Reservations are recommended; make yours today at 970-349-1221.

Looking for something a little more low-key? The Last Steep Bar and Grill is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Try out their Ryder Burger with cream cheese and pineapple to fill you up after a hard day on the slopes. Their house-made jerk chicken is definitely a crowd pleaser as well. The Last Steep has a huge menu that is sure to please any member of the family. Make sure to flash your Black Tie VIP card so you can receive a complimentary drink. We’ll see you at the Steep!

Local food in Crested Butte? The Sunflower does it right and offers a farm-to-table dining experience year round. With their ever-evolving menu, these chefs know how to best use local ingredients from the western slope of Colorado in the most delicious and inspiring ways. Call 970-349-6866 to make a reservation Tuesday through Saturday evening to make sure that you don’t miss out on this delicious supper experience. Plus, Black Tie VIPS will receive a complimentary glass of house wine with their supper.

Maybe a nice, relaxing drink is more up your alley?….search no more. Montanya Distillers is the place to go. With award-winning rum made by hand right here in town, this authentic craft distillery is one of Crested Butte’s hottest attractions. Whether you like your drink sweet or spicy, Montanya’s has something to satisfy all taste buds. Black Tie VIPs receive $1 off their first drink.

Coal Creek Grill is a newer establishment to Elk Avenue, but it sure can hold its own! This restaurant has brought fine dining back to the old Forest Queen building. With top notch food and the best Happy Hour in town, what’s not to love?! Be sure to bring your Black Tie VIP card to receive a complimentary beer with any entree.

Santa isn’t the only one who gets to ride a sleigh on Christmas. Uley’s Cabin on the mountain offers an incredible dining experience for Christmas Eve and Christmas night. Hop on the sleigh at the base of Mt. Crested Butte and be taken on journey up to the historic Uley’s Cabin. The journey continues with a 5-course dinner that has a long history of being delicious. Ensure your spot on the sleigh by calling 970-349-4554.

Be sure to check out your Dining Guide given to you by our Rental Technicians for some additional restaurant recommendations and complimentary offerings.

Bon Appetit!

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