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Best things to do in Crested Butte

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Restaurant
“OMG - if you are cold and tired from skiing - try the Sherpa Stew! You will not be disappointed!”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A Classic CB favorite with great Mexican, margaritas, family friendly large dining area, great service. ”
7 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Fresh Homemade Bagel sandwiches is what they are known for. The Wop, Fletcher and Lox are three of my favorites. ”
5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the only places to get Italian food in town. Everything we have had from here was really good and the service was always friendly”
5 locals recommend
Café
“Great coffee and baked goods with locally roasted coffee and a solid breakfast menu to boot.”
3 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Owned and operated by beloved locals, horse people and mountain bikers--anything you would like to know about hiking, biking, enjoying the Gunnison National forest and Elk Mountain environments can be learned and outfitted here. ”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Fantastic Restaurant just around the Corner! Doug (the owner/chef) is a really nice guy and never disappoints. We recommend the burger, salmon, and steak!”
6 locals recommend
Museum
“Check out the museum if you have never stopped in to learn about the history of Crested Butte.”
4 locals recommend
Route
“Elk Avenue is the place when it comes to dining and nightlife in Crested Butte. It would be considered the 'main strip' . Try The Public House owned by Crested Butte's own Irwin Brewing, Secret Stash Pizzeria for some of the best pizza known to humankind, or Camp 4 Coffee for a delicious latte and pastry. Try Ginger for Indian / Thai food, Kochevar's for a historic good 'ol time tavern with darts, shuffleboard, and pool, or Montanya Distillers for some craft cocktail creations made from local high-end rum, and tasty eats.”
5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Pop into the Nordic Center for trail rentals, ice skating, and more. They help you with picking your hiking and/or snow shoeing trails, plus cross country skiing trails -- and they sell gear for those little items you may have forgotten. They also sell trail passes. ”
5 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Our favorite fishing shop. Book a guided fishing trip or stock up on gear.”
2 locals recommend
Library
2 locals recommend
Book Store
“Great place to browse in a ...yes, one still exists...bookstore. You'll find out why old people liked bookstores. ”
2 locals recommend
Store
3 locals recommend
Bakery
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Local Theater! Check out their schedule for what is going on during your stay.”
3 locals recommend