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Flavor Telluride
Flavor Telluride

Flavor Telluride Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.flavortelluride.com/
  • Phone: (970) 239-6047
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Daily: 8:00am - 2:00pm, Lunch: Daily: 12:00pm - 2:00pm, Dinner: Daily: 5:30pm - Close
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Creole / Cajun / Southern
  • Executive Chef: Eric Eckert
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Catering: All levels of on and off-site private and special event catering.
  • Private Party Facilities: Private dining room.
  • Private Party Contact: Eric Eckert (970) 239-6047
  • Entertainment: HD Screens & full audio/video capabilities for any event or private party.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Columbia
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Flavor Telluride
Flavor Telluride’s imaginative and robust menu comes to life in the newly,modernized Historic Dahl Haus. Just steps from the Gondola, the simple yet meticulous décor celebrates Telluride’s
incredible landscape and is a perfect setting for Flavor Telluride’s inspiring seasonal cuisine of hearty soups, fresh salads, signature sandwiches and lovely vegetarian dishes.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Four of us dined and we ordered different entrees. We had salmon , mussels , scallops and oysters. My husband said the were the best oysters he has ever had. We loved it and ready to go back."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "The servers seemed to have an attitude and weren't very friendly. The service wasn't real bad, but they definitely weren't paying attention when you were ordering."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Made a reservation on Open Table 24 hrs in advance for our party of 6 (four kids) . We were literally the only ones eating in the restaurant. Ambiance is fine. Service was fine. Food was mediocre - way overpriced for what it was. Everything was spicy, even though it was not noted on the menu - not good for kids. Menu said salad came with grape tomatoes - arrived without tomatoes - when I asked, the waitress delivered a plate of cherry tomatoes - a small thing, sure, but for a $11 salad, I'd expect it to arrive as noted. We ordered a variety of dishes medium rare - some came medium or medium well. Basically, a fine meal, but for the price, I'd go elsewhere."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Ate there three times last year after it opened and found it to be terrific food, rivaling Cosmo and La Marmotte. Went back this time - hamburgers OK, coffee dusted lamb inedible - horrendous burned flavor with notes of cumin. Soggy ?pickled brussel sprouts. A bummer. They should figure out what they were doing last year and get back to it."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "They had a special, whole snapper for two, which apparently the chef didnt know how to cook. It was brought to the table twice and was raw in the middle. However, the appitizers were nice."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Quaint restaurant with excellent food. Our only disappointment was that the wine list on the website is not representative of the actual wine list. If wine is important, I would call ahead to see what they have on hand. Otherwise, an excellent restaurant."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "The food here is awesome. We had crab cakes, mussels and fried oysters to start ... all exceptional. Our entrees were just as good. We ordered the lamb chops, salmon and a pasta dish. The service was wonderful too. Ashley, our waitress, was great. Eric, the owner, was very friendly. He came by a few times to chat and make sure all was ok. Between the atmosphere, friendliness of the staff, and awesome food, we had a great experience. Put Flavor on your list of restaurants to try."
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "We are frequent visitors to Telluride and have our favorite places to eat. This one was new for us. It was a pleasant surprise. The prices are more reasonable than some and the food is delicious! A distinct New Orleans vibe is apparent in both the food and the artwork on the walls thanks to the chef, a Nawlins native himself. We will surely go back to this eatery. Worth a try for those who haven't been. Good value."
    Dined on 1/9/2014
  • "I Ordered the ratatouille with sausage, the only flavor was the sausage. My son had it too and left wanting a bowl of cereal because the portion was so small. Three of us had it and agreed that it was lacking flavor. Those that ordered the trout thought it was delicious. My other son ordered the $25 burger that was incredible. Something about paying $25 for a burger rubs the experience wrong. Our servers acted like they didn't like their job. We went to Allreds the next night and the bill was similar with an all around better experience."
    Dined on 1/2/2014
  • "I made reservations at Flavor for New Years Eve because it was one of the only restaurants that still had availability. Now I know why. The New Years Eve menu was fixed and very limited. The server denied having the ability to make any changes to accommodate our children. We also had to continually ask her to refresh our drinks even though the restaurant was not The scallops were huge and cold in the middle. The Kobe beef was tough and burnt at the ends. It had an overwhelming flavor of charcoal. I will say that the Ceasar salad I had was delicious. The meal of 3 entrees, 3 salads, and 1 glass of wine was VERY expensive. It was a very poor meal with poor service. The next time we are in Telluride we will be avoiding Flavor."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "we went to have dinner and got there 5 minutes after our reservation and they had no food available"
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "We had dinner at Flavor Telluride on Christmas Eve and had a great time. The food was very good, but not excellent. The Service was outstanding and very personal. Randall was most attentive and welcoming and took extra steps to make our 3 and 5 year olds feel welcome. They offered special ordering for smaller portions for young children, which was an excellent touch, but they did not have a "childrens' menu" with the usual kids fare. Be sure your kids are prepared to eat "adult" food. Overall a very good experience. The dining area is quite small, so be prepared for tight seating and a bit of noise."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "My 11 gear old daughter and I ate here one evening this December. The food was mostly excellent, not five stars, but certainty nothing to complain about. The service was outstanding. Attentive without being intrusive. Flavor has a laid back atmosphere that is not at all pretentious, great place for families that are looking for something better than bar food, but want a place where they will feel welcome with their kids. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "As a native New Orleanian, its tough to find a restaurant that meets the standards I'm used to. Flavor's menu does that. The restaurant's name is accurate. Everything was perfectly prepared and delicious."
    Dined on 9/28/2013
  • "We went here based on reviews and were no disappointed!! The waitress was the only one for a small dining room, but she did great, especially considering they were full. The mussels and Kobe beef were amazing, would definitely return."
    Dined on 9/21/2013
  • "We came in with a large party on the last night of the film festival. The service was quite good, given the number of people, split tickets etc. It's expensive, but what isn't in Telluride? I think all of the fish dishes were quite good, and the sides were really delicious (gigante beans etc.) The salads need work: the green salad and the beet salad had absolutely no flavor at all. I stole a bite of the dish with wide noodles, sausage & some other ingredients and it was very satisfying. Drinks were expensive but generous and tasty."
    Dined on 9/2/2013
  • "Was a bit disappointed. Portions were uber small and flavor combinations sort of missed the mark for me. We had grouper fish and chips. 3 fish stick size strips over lettuce and regular run of the mill skinny french fries. Nothing to write home about. Pasta with freshly made tomato sauce was very good. Appetizer of mussels had a weird spicy cream sauce that was just okay. We didn't finish it though. I think they are trying a bit too hard to impress. Slightly bigger portions and more traditional flavor combinations would help. We were seated in a corner area that was literally sloped downhill. Our flatware kept sliding on the table. Didn't see much of our waitperson. He never asked us if we wanted more drinks."
    Dined on 9/1/2013
  • "We have spent the last 5 summers in MV/Telluride and are familiar with all of the wonderful restaurants. This is a superb addition to that list. The food was unique, fresh and delightful and the service top notch. We will return."
    Dined on 8/30/2013
  • "They are really trying and the New Orleans touch is eat, but the prices are a bit high. Oin the other hand, my Red. fish was pretty good and the accompanying Cajun ratatiuollie was just great. Hamburgers were overlooked,but flavor was very good. They need to have more wine knowledge."
    Dined on 8/6/2013
  • "Excellent food, drinks and service in a nice but laid back atmosphere. We will go back on our next visit to Telluride."
    Dined on 7/28/2013
  • "The service staff needs to pick it up and support the food quality. Enjoyed the meal and appreciated that Eric came to our table. The staff needs to be more professional in it's communication and knowledge the menu. The tip needs to be earned."
    Dined on 7/9/2013
  • "Really disappointed after our first visit to Flavors. Menu, and owner/manager, appeared to be so promising. Waitress delivered our first drink, then dropped off food and never returned to table to check on us. No additional offer for drinks, water or to see how our food was prepared. We even had to get another server to finally bring us our check. Sad...we had high hopes for this relatively new restaurant in T-ride."
    Dined on 7/5/2013
  • "Food was excellent....just caught the vibe that we were inconveniencing the staff somewhat by our presence. A smile and a warm attitude goes a long way."
    Dined on 7/4/2013
  • "The menu was great with many tasty items to choose from, but when it came time to ordering we found out that there were many items that were not available and our reservation was for 5PM! That was disappointing. The food that was ordered was great. It may be on the spicy side for some, but for those who love flavor, this is the place!"
    Dined on 6/22/2013
  • "Flavor is one of Telluride's little secrets where we often send visiting friends on a crowded weekend. I fear that the word may be out...and so it should be. Flavor consistently offers a wide variety of dining options, all superbly executed!"
    Dined on 6/13/2013
  • "really cool restaurant located in the heart of telluride. food was fresh and tasty and not the usual fare. service was great, and both the cook and chef checked to be sure everything was good. would definitely go back again. one caveat, they had a dj who was great, but inside the music is loud."
    Dined on 6/10/2013
  • "The fact that the large table next to us left saying, "we're going to get dinner" after having drinks should have been a hint. The drink menu had about 8-10 speciality drinks one of which was a bloody mary. Unfortunately, on a Thursday night, they didn't have any bloody mary mix. The "Avalanche" I ordered was so unbalanced between the alcohol and the fruit juice that it was undrinkable. The food was okay, nothing special. The servicer rarely returned to our table. We were going to stay for dessert, however, they were out of decaf coffee as well. Our reservation was at 7 and the restaurant was never full. We were very disappointed with the entire experience."
    Dined on 3/29/2013
  • "The Prince Edward Island mussels are Fab! Best I have had! The pumpkin chiffon pie was to die for, the butterscotch custard set it off. This will be a regular stop for me when in telluride. What a gem!"
    Dined on 3/26/2013
  • "The menu and prices are much more upscale from one year ago. Kobe beef steaks were excellent."
    Dined on 3/26/2013
  • "My husband and I both had the kobe beef entree. Delicious. Probably the best steak I've had in a very long time. The potatoes and asparagus complimented it perfectly. We shared the pumpkin chiffon pie for dessert, sinfully good! The restaurant was empty and we weren't sure why. their food is just great and moderately priced for Telluride."
    Dined on 3/24/2013
  • "Everyone in our party of seven raved about their meal! The tomato soup was wonderful, as were the mussels and white bean soup appetizers. Scallops were perfectly prepared and the beef entrees were all cooked to order and flavorful. Attentive service. Tasty cheesecake desert."
    Dined on 3/23/2013
  • "A good meal, but with so many truly outstanding restaurants in Telluride, I'm not sure Flavor will last."
    Dined on 3/22/2013
  • "The white bean soup with ham was very good. My husband had a lovely green salad and excellent generous lamb entree. We actually shared it! It was served on a bed of mashed sweet potatoes and greens. Very yummy! We hesitated making this reservation as it was so available...and not as busy as it should be...but Flavor is a real find for these visitors ascthe food rivaled the many other fine dining options in Telluride."
    Dined on 3/17/2013
  • "In the renovated fat alley space. We were 3 diners. Other 2 had mussels which was good and the pasta, also good. I had what was supposed to be a Kobe rib eye. The rib eye at market city is a much better piece of meat!"
    Dined on 3/17/2013
  • "The restaurant was full and they appeared to be under staffed but we had a fun time. The waitress was a really hard worker."
    Dined on 3/15/2013
  • "An enjoyable spot for a good but casual dinner. Mussel appetizer was 5 stars! On the other hand, too much ginger in the carrot purée and steaks and lamb chops didn't need to be so blackened. Albeit outsourced, the desserts were very good. The service was attentive but a bit stretched to handle the number of tables."
    Dined on 3/12/2013
  • "We discovered Flavor on yelp last year and tried it for lunch. The lunch was so tasty that we came back for dinner- TWICE. They had a small but yummy menu with some specials. The chef tried out his new idea for a creme brûlée on my son the foodie. This year, the food is still phenomenal. I love the Kobe Zabaton if it's on the menu and you like "Flavorful" steak that's the choice. We also had trout and salmon and whatever that salmon concoction was, my husband practically licked the plate. Now there is a dessert menu including the creme brûlée but my son tried the pumpkin butterscotch creme pie . Most of all, Eric and Anthony are the most gracious owners."
    Dined on 3/11/2013
  • "Enjoyed the food. The steak and the pumpkin dessert were fabulous. For hungry teenage boys after a day of skiing the serving sizes were too small so requested bread twice to solve that. The noise level became very high when the room filled up. Service was good."
    Dined on 3/10/2013
  • "Very nice addition to Telluride's dining scene. Very much worth going to while visiting."
    Dined on 3/6/2013
  • "Excellent!!!!! We all LOVED our dinner and will go back for sure!"
    Dined on 3/5/2013