Five Fabulous Telluride Restaurants That Won’t Break Your Budget

Esperanza's Margarita

Beautiful Telluride, Colorado, provides the perfect escape for nature enthusiasts who want to enjoy a wonderful selection of outdoor activities in a truly stunning setting. Many people come to Telluride to take advantage of everything that the area has to offer on every available weekend, and others often turn up in the area just once a year for the perfect family vacation. However and whenever you decide to enjoy Telluride, you can definitely keep a little more money in your pocket for all those amazing activities by saving a little cash at meal times.

Check Out These Delicious Restaurants

In Telluride, you will never find a shortage of fine high-end dining, but you might also want to have a few meals at these popular eateries that combine wonderful food with great prices.

Oak (The New Fat Alley)

Oak the New Fat Alley

Perfectly relocated to its new home on the ground floor of the lovely Camel’s Garden Hotel, Oak is serving up some of the best barbecue that can be found in Colorado. Its new location provides both convenience and beauty thanks to its close proximity to the nearest ski lift and the scenic San Miguel River. Come by for lunch or dinner, and you are sure to enjoy menu items that include pulled-pork and pulled-chicken sliders, ribs, vegetarian dishes and scrumptious desserts. You’re also welcome to come enjoy the full bar.

Corner House

Cornerhouse Telluride Restaurant

You’ll find casual dining at its best at this popular bar and grill that prides itself on being the only restaurant in Telluride that stays open until midnight every night of the week. Fresh burgers that are made to order are always a big hit, but this restaurant also offers excellent Mexican food. Fresh taco salads, burritos and nachos are made on the spot with your choice of excellent ingredients. If you’re thirsty, then be sure to stop by for one of this restaurant’s amazing signature specialty drinks that you won’t find anywhere else.


Floradora Saloon Telluride dining

For more than 40 years, the owners of this restaurant have offered an innovative menu made up of fresh, local foods. Mouth-watering menu items include chicken fried chicken and meatloaf with all of the fixings that go along with this wonderful home-style food. You’ll also find duck egg rolls, homemade soups, fresh salads and incredible burgers. You’ll also definitely want to stop in for brunch to experience the amazing omelets and other excellent offerings.


Esperanza's Fajitas

This authentic Mexican restaurant is incredibly popular with locals and visitors alike. It offers a lovely selection of freshly-made menu items that include the pork chimichanga with rice, beans and roasted jalapeno peppers, homemade tortilla chips with the freshest guacamole dip and mouth-watering fajitas. Tequila creations and other authentic Mexican drinks are also available.

Brown Dog Pizza

Brown Dog Pizza Telluride dining

You know you can’t go wrong when you choose this pizza place, which actually took the win at the Pizza World Championship 2015 in Parma, Italy. Named for the owner’s beloved chocolate lab, this restaurant offers tasty menu items that include Detroit-style square pizza, Sicilian-style pizza, homemade pasta dishes and specialty subs and burgers. Wings, salads and appetizers round out a great meal, and you will find gluten-free choices readily available. Those dining with children will be offered a fun kid’s menu.

Make Your Telluride Vacation Special

/Here at Telluride Rentals, we want your accommodations to enhance your visit to our beautiful part of the world. Contact us today, and we will be happy to lock in your reservations for a luxury home or condo. You’ll find a wide selection that includes ski-in ski-out access, and golfers will enjoy a spot directly on the golf course. Remote, romantic sites are also quite popular. When you make your reservations, you’ll also want to be sure to ask for any special amenities that will make your stay even better.

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