La Marmotte

La Marmotte

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.lamarmotte.com/
  • Phone: 9707286232
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: - Service starting at 6pm, Closed Wednesdays until December 13, 2007
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: French
  • Executive Chef: Mark Reggiannini
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private dining is also available, seating parties up to 12 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Mairen Reagan 9707286232
  • Special Events: Serving Thanksgiving Dinner 2pm -7pm. Special New Years Eve 2008 Menu and Seatings

Getting there

  • Parking: No
A word from La Marmotte
Mark Reggiannini is a former sous chef for Jean Georges Vonrichten, and has a philosophy regarding food - simplicity. His rustic bistro cooking focuses on the use of local fine ingredients, prepared using French techniques. Private dining room and buyout options available. La Marmotte menu changes nightly depending on what is in season and fresh.
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La Marmotte reviews from OpenTable diners
50 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (30)romantic (29)special occasion (20)notable wine list (18)neighborhood gem (16)great for outdoor dining (12)good for groups (8)hot spot (5)scenic view (4)vibrant bar scene (3)late-night find (2)kid-friendly (2)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • Our favorite spot in telluride
    Linkthinks
    Dined on 2/9/2014
    La Marmotte is always excellent! Don't miss it on your next trip!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just right
    JAR2
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    After spending the day skiing being a guest at La Marmotte was a real treat. From the cozy atmosphere to the great wines and food, La Marmotte gets it right on all levels. Living in Manhattan I am used to eating very well, la Marmootte does not disappoint!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 1/30/2014
    Loved this place! Had braised ribs and they were fantastic. Creme burlee for desert was great as well.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very good dinner but..
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 1/3/2014
    Our dinner was excellent. Service at the table was great. We visit La Marmotte frequently when in Telluride. This visit started off poorly though. We arrived on time for our 7:30 reservation which had been confirmed by the restaurant around 5pm that day. When we weren't seated about 10 minutes after arrival, the hostess told me that our table should be ready for our 8pm reservation. While drinks we had while waiting were comp'd, we felt that we weren't getting treated honestly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • coq au vin in the rockies..
    skibunny
    Dined on 12/30/2013
    lovely warm find in the town of telluride. if you are not in a rush and want a warm place to gaze into someone's eyes or to enjoy a convivial dinner w/ good friends don't miss this spot. interesting food, cozy atmosphere, bustling... but not bumbling. you'll enjoy it if you are ready to relax and then scamper home...
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Could be better.
    Alpinefoodie
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    This is a very good restaurant that could be much better. It has a nice menu, but, the food while good, doesn't live up it' potential. The style is classic French, but, the reality drifts too far from traditional fare. In my view, the chef is getting way to inventive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good (not great) and overpriced
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 12/25/2013
    Standard option of $54 per person for 3 course meal plus numerous add-on of around $5-$7, effectively taking the price to $60+ per person. House wines by the glass are at around $12. Main course portion was small, and aside from the creme brûlée it was a generic dessert selection.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Tacos, lamb and steak all
    Grubbing1
    Dined on 12/23/2013
    Tacos, lamb and steak all excellent butternut sq soup average
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our favorite in Telluride
    HouTexTom
    Dined on 12/20/2013
    This was our first time in Telluride. We received many recommendations from friends. We were so glad this was one of the restaurants we chose from the many recommended. La Marmotte was our favorite of the places where we ate. My beef short rib melted in my mouth and was rich with flavor. When you are in Telluride you must have at least one dinner at La Marmotte.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    Suzanne
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    As always, our experience at La Marmotte was exquisite.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great neighborhood french cuisine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 11/1/2013
    This is one of our favorite places in Telluride. Great food, service and warm atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consitently Great
    gcraigVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2013
    Has been a favorite of mine for 20+years under several owners. Great atmosphere, great food. Very much appreciate La Marmotte staying open for offseason.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great food
    notafoodie
    Dined on 10/18/2013
    Always friendly staff. Great food. Creamy French onion soup, hot cold shrimp and Hanger steak. All great.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Beautiful but...
    mjfoode
    Dined on 10/11/2013
    The ambience and service were spectacular though they cut one server too early and the later part of the evening we waited around a bit more than I would have liked for that kind of money. The only real complaint was the first course and the desert were good but could have been much better. I had the white onion and goat cheese tart which should be light but I was expecting a bit more flavor and for desert the key lime cheesecake was not flavorful at all i want the lime to burst in my mouth and make me salivate, instead i was merely tasting a hint of the tart lime and a bunch of cream cheese. Overall I would recommend Le Marmotte but not the dishes i chose.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bad night?
    fasdfasdfgVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2013
    We dined again at Marmotte because we loved it so much during our first visit to Telluride. The restaraunt was busy, but not full this time. While the atmosphere was still enjoyable, the good quality and service were a let-down. I received the wrong drinks twice, the steak I received was overcooked and tough, the water was not refilled, and even though they knew they were obviously short staffed, there were no apologies provided. On a positive note, the short ribs were fantastic! We hope it's better next round.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    Disappointed
    Dined on 10/5/2013
    Uninspiring and incredibly short wine list followed by a waiter who appeared once every 15 minutes to rush us and then sometimes left mid interaction, like failing to pour wine, pouring all glasses without an initial tasting approval. He was eyeing other tables while taking to our requests. Food was attractively presented but tasteless.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A terrific find in Telluride
    AndyWVIP
    Dined on 10/3/2013
    everuthig was delicious, from appetizer to desert, a great culinary experience. Recommend to all foodies!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mediocre
    Lis184
    Dined on 9/24/2013
    Ambience was great, but food lacked any flavor or personality. Dinner for 2 was over $200, and not worth it! If your looking for fine dining and great food, your much better off going to 221 South which is exceptional!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not really Fixed Price
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/18/2013
    The food was excellent, but the bill submitted at the end did not reflect a true fixed price menu. It was, at minimum, very confusing, and at maximum, perhaps an overcharge. It diminished what otherwise was a marvelous experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lovely...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/8/2013
    ...in every respect. Prix fixe menu is appealing but it is a lot of food. Delicious and nicely presented.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a treat to eat at La
    HannaVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2013
    Always a treat to eat at La Marmotte, and this was no exception!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent as always
    Suzanne
    Dined on 8/27/2013
    La Marmotte is consistently excellent. We marvel at that every time we eat there. Amazing flavor combinations, seasonal foods, cooked to perfection. This love affair has been going on for many years.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The best way to end a visit
    DebellenaVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2013
    We chose La Marmotte in Telluride as our last meal on purpose. While we truly did not have one bad meal while in Telluride, this gem was one cut above all the others. The 4 of us all ordered differently and none of us were the least bit dissapointed. The chef understands the palet, as well as flavors and textures. I would absolutely go back. A Most memorial meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Still The King
    paulintell
    Dined on 8/22/2013
    Mark Reggianni and La Marmotte never disappoint. My favorite restaurant in town. A highly talented chef/owner at the top of his game. Pupil (Mark) maybe better than his renowned mentor (Jean George V)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful and delicious
    EBBctVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2013
    La Marmotte is delicious.... the menu is prix fixe, and it is filled with unique creations. Chef Mark is extremely clever and everything from his genius is fantastic. The restaurant is located in the old town icehouse which makes the ambience very special. Go early for a glass of champagne at the little bar in the front of the restaurant or sit outside on a warm summer evening if you prefer. The artwork is supplied by a local gallery and most all of it is for sale. La Marmotte is a one of our favorites, and we will go season after season.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Gems in an ice house
    ChefdOrVIP
    Dined on 8/7/2013
    Could well be the best in Telluride. Buffalo tenderloin was, maybe, the best I have ever had. Atmosphere is great; chef is truly talented. The "en suite" main course kitchen adjacent to the dining area assures prompt, properly heard food. The bread is also the best in Telluride. All in all, though a little pricy, great food quality makes this a must.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • If you are visiting Telluride
    mangiaVIP
    Dined on 8/7/2013
    If you are visiting Telluride this place is a must go to place. Very enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • French with a flair
    Eat3
    Dined on 8/5/2013
    Cozy romantic atmosphere with friendly attentive service, interesting wine list and fantastic, creative dishes. Traditional French with a delicious flair. Don't forget dessert! Chocolate pudding and chocolate molten cake - both over the top!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Food; Disappointing Service
    stevecVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2013
    We have been here several times - the food justifies the price. This time our waiter (we have had him before) seemed pretty much disconnected. We didn't ask for much, but he needed to be reminded several times. Another of our guests finally went to get him to bring more iced tea for the DD (me).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Stellar Telluride
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/23/2013
    My husband and I dined at La Marmotte on our recent trip to Colorado. We loved the historic ambience of the restaurant, which is in the icehouse which used to service the railroad. There is a lovely outdoor patio. My husband ordered the creamed French onion soup which was superb. I ordered the juniper encrusted buffalo steak with scalloped potatoes. The buffalo steak was tender and succulent, and the scalloped potatoes were crisp and creamy. My husband had the beef surloin with mushroom mashed potatoes, also tender and delicious. The restaurant owner stopped by each table to ask about diners' satisfaction!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Mountain WOW!
    AStrasVIP
    Dined on 7/16/2013
    Small, intimate, quaint., histroic and romantic and the food was wonderful. What else could you ask for? Service was superb, and the chef honored a request to prepare the sweatbread salad in an entree format and even added a special touch of his own. The food was prepared beautifully, and the whole experience was a delight. I know this sounds like the rantings of a 20 something on his first date with a new love; but the fact is we've been married for more than 40 years and this place just made us feel like that!
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pretty good French food
    Karissa
    Dined on 7/13/2013
    Food was fine, nothing amazing and I've had better French food before, but it was good. Service was a little slow, but it seemed there was just one server for most of, if not all, the tables. Again, decent food, perhaps a little pricey for what you get, but overall, it was okay.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meals in past were much better
    Jdine
    Dined on 7/12/2013
    Meals in past were much better than my recent dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • better in the past
    hauterouteVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2013
    service was super-spotty and waiter was too distracted to offer any real insight into the menu items or solid recommendations. The onion soup was quite good but small, the salad nothing special for $15, and our entrees were average -- so much so that I can't even remember what we had. The molten chocolate dessert was also below average and dry. For the price, we expected both better food and better service. We had dined here last winter an it was much better (though the service was also slow then). Perhaps they have changed chefs.
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  • Always Excellent
    KringrosVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2013
    The food is always excellent. This is our favorite spot in Telluirde.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Telluride french food
    PepperVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2013
    Outstanding cuisine - very creative - great for a long leisurely dinner...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The chef/owner is a neurotic
    NicknamesarestupidVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2013
    The chef/owner is a neurotic wreck who consistently came out of the kitchen and micromanaged the staff, ruining their productivity, our service, and our meal. We were standing in the corner and he asked us, not politely, to go wait outside. They had overbooked the restaurant. The food was overpriced even for Telluride. The saving grace? The lamb. This was unquestionably the greatest lamb dish I've ever had in my life. Succulent, and beautiful. Lamb two ways: the shank deboned into this rich sauce with two thick and perfectly cooked lamb chops. I seriously would consider watching that chef mismanage his restaurant again for it. If you're reading this: hire a front of house person you trust and stay in the kitchen, where you are brilliant.
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  • The specialty drinks from
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/4/2013
    The specialty drinks from the bar are fantastic, and the ever-changing menu always gives a fantastic variety of options.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food with a View
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/21/2013
    Lovely evening at La Marmotte, sitting outside in Telluride. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 6/15/2013
    Chef was very accommodating to a vegetarian diet. Food was excellent!! Very cozy restaurant.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate