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About Allred's Restaurant

Telluride's most unique dining experience is Allred's Restaurant! Allred's IS culinary excellence & extraordinary service, with an extensive award winning Wine List. Exquisite views and a "mountain rustic" ambiance unite to create a unique dining experience at 10,551 feet above sea level! Allred's Contemporary American cuisine is available daily for dinner throughout the summer & winter seasons. The Highlights: Fabulous views of the surrounding 14'ers overlooking the Town of Telluride 1800' below, creative American dishes with International overtones, a Private Dining Room, an award winning Wine List, our Chef's Table (book 2 weeks in advance) and our Bar serving delicious hand-crafted cocktails with great views and fireplace! NO dress code.

Gondola Station Saint Sophia c/o 565 Mountain Village BLVD
Telluride, CO 81435
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Continental, Steakhouse, Fish

Hours of Operation:
Open 7 days a week:
Summer Hours Dinner only:
Bar Opens at 5:00pm and Dining Room Opens at 5:30pm

We will be closing October 14, 2017 for off season

Cross Street:
Atop The San Sophia Gondola Station, Telluride Colorado

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(970) 728-7474

Website:
http://www.allredsrestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
MOUNTAIN VILLAGE: Free parking is available in the Mountain Village parking structure. Take the short gondola ride to the Mountain Village core and then take the main Gondola line up to Allred's, the midway point between Telluride and Mountain Village.

TELLURIDE: Free parking is available in Telluride's public lot located a short distance west of the Gondola on Pacific Street and metered parking is available throughout the town. (free after 6pm and all day Sundays)

Public Transit:
Take the free Gondola to Station Saint Sophia, the midway point between Telluride and Mountain Village. Enjoy the spectacular views at 10,551 feet above sea level.

Private Party Facilities:
Private dining room for up to 30 guests overlooking the Town of Telluride 1800 feet below. The private room has exceptional views and a fireplace to create a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Private Party Contact:
Reservations: (970) 728-7474

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Allred's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.7

ambience

4.8

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (44)
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Good for Anniversaries (22)
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Notable Wine List (22)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Creative Cuisine (20)
Fit for Foodies (20)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Worth the Drive (16)
Bar Seating (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Cozy (11)
Local Ingredients (11)
Good for Groups (9)
Authentic (8)
Casual (8)
Business Meals (7)
Fun (7)
Healthy (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Happy Hour (5)
Seasonal (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Live Music (4)
People Watching (4)
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Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Live Sports (1)
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 (Austin)·Dined 4 days ago

We celebrated a special occasion and the Allred's staff made our night very special. The meal was wonderful and the service was great. Also the view is the best I've ever seen from a restaurant.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined 5 days ago

My wife and I had dinner on Saturday night. The restaurant is amazing, The view is like no other and the service is top notch. Mario, Paul and Trent made our dining experience one we will always remember. We thoroughly enjoyed Allred’s. We will be back.

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Denver)·Dined 5 days ago

Mario and Anita are excellent managers that welcome guests in a special way.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined 7 days ago

We went here as our special night out in Telluride. While it was a pricey meal, it was worth it! We were hoping to catch the sunset from the bar, but unfortunately the restaurant didn’t open until 5pm. My husband and I enjoyed several craft cocktails at the bar until our kids and my brother-in-law joined us, at which point they were all welcomed at the bar and treated to special crafted drinks (non-alcoholic for the 4 and 8 year old). We moved into he main dining room, although the bar menu was calling to my brother-in-law, and then all thoroughly enjoyed our delicious meals which included a beautifully decanted bottle of wine with dinner. There was a nice young adult menu, but our kids went for soup and/or an entree off the main menu. We sat by a lovely fireplace and all really enjoyed our time! Thank you, Allred’s for a lovely meal and memory!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Scenic View, Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Great upscale place with wonderful drinks and service. A real treat!

Tags: Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Comfort Food, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Live Sports
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Had Thanksgiving dinner at Allred's. The meal was superb and the service was outstanding . . . from the hostess greeting to the server to the sommelier to the restaurant manager. Would definitely do it again. My "value" rating isn't based on the food but on the wine list. I have been to many restaurants all over the world -- from cafes to 3-star Michelin restaurants -- but Allred's is the only one that I have encountered that has so few wines (like hardly any) priced under $100.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Scenic View
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Absolutely lovely Thanksgiving dinner. Great service, view, and food. Will definitely be back!

Tags: Seasonal, Scenic View, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Dinner was fabulous.
Loved my cocktail.
Woman at desk was unfriendly.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Wonderful sunset dinner to celebrate my husband's birthday. Perfect views, service, food. And best of all shared with our sons and daughter in law. Thanks to all the staff.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

My wife and I celebrated our 17th wedding anniversary there. My elk tenderloin was delicious and so was her roasted chicken. For our anniversary they gave us a complimentary dessert which was a very nice touch. This is a five star type dining experience with casual to formal dress being acceptable. Our server was excellent although I can’t remember her name which I regret because she was awesome! The price is that of what you would expect from a five-star type dining experience. Dinner for the two of us was $145 and we left a $30 tip. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who visits Telluride.

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 (London)·Dined on October 11, 2017

2nd visit in 3 weeks, on both occasions we experienced high quality food, wine choice and service.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Notable Wine List
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Excellent meal, but overall experience was hampered by immediately being told we would have to finish our meal in an hour and a half (not a warm reception) and then having very slow service. Perhaps the time problem they have is more a function of slow service than guest lingering.

Food was great and our waitress was very nice and friendly, but she must have been stretched too thin to provide timely service.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Allred's is amazing. Beautiful views - although window seats are tough to come by - delicious and progressive menu options, great service, and an extensive wine list.
This was my 3rd visit, and I've not been disappointed yet! Pork chops with a cherry reduction & cheesy grits last time, elk loun with parsnip puree this time, both equally amazing!
Sometimes the crowd is a little much, but pick a later time for dinner or an off night & you won't be disappointed!
Note entrées run $40-60+ per person, so for me/ us, this is definitely a special occasion but worth it!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Lovely place. Great food

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·Dined on October 4, 2017

Our server Crystal (she had blonde hair) was AMAZING! she made our experience a 10 out of 10. We were at the restaurant as our only night out in Telluride on our girls weekend. She not only provided us with excellent service, but also help us decide on our hike the next day, and even gave us some shorter options for our hike that were beautiful and not marked on any map. she provided us with a not only a great night but a great day the next day as well. She was very knowledgeable and so was the rest of the staff. Will definitely be back during the winter and will go back and ask for her as our server again. Great night out with the girls... and crystal!

Tags: Late-night Find, Fun, Romantic, Healthy
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 1, 2017

This is our 4th time with Allred’s. We come every fall and each time it gets better. We took another couple with us who had never been there or in Telluride and they were just besides themselves with the view and the food. So we would recommend going here.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Great dining experience above 10,000 feet! Lamb chops were very meaty. Every one was stuffed after the entree (and three baskets of bread).

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 (Denver)·Dined on September 29, 2017

We had eaten at Allreds two years in a row, and were looking forward to our third time there. As the hostess seated us, she apologized for the noise level and offered us our choice of two tables. Unfortunately, it was so noisy that my husband and I could not even have a conversation. In addition, we were not offered a bread basket until we asked for one AFTER we had received our entrees. There were lots of "locals" at the restaurant that evening, and they were greeted warmly by several staff members. We felt rushed to finish our meal to make room for "regulars."

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Excellent atmosphere, dinner and service!! We were able to get a table by the window, the view was breathtaking!! The dinner menu was marvelous, lots to choose from and the wine menu was exceptional!! We hope to return again soon!!

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Been a while since I took time for a review bit this was worth it. Peasant surprise. Great date night, perfecr view, ambiance amazing, service excellent and food was cooked to peefection. Take the drive! Junp on the gondola and Spend the money!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Expected tourist trap, got world class view, service, food. Very friendly

Tags: Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Organic
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Wonderful overall experience. Beautiful restaurant and unbeatable location. Delicious food and impressive wine list (incl. very knowledgeable sommelier). We got lucky and sat at a window table offering an amazing view of Telluride; all table locations offer enjoyment. Fun bar with a view as well if you are not interested in the main dining room. Will certainly return.

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

A great experience! The views are incredible and made for a memorable 25th Anniversary.
The food was pricey for sure, but still well worth it for a special occasion.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Gluten Free Options, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Indiana)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Wonderful meal surrounded by spectacular scenery! Always a favorite when we are in town.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Special Occasion, Healthy, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Scenic View
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vip
 (London)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Excellent choice and quality of food. Great service.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 21, 2017

I thought that Allred's would be good... it was fabulous! The view of the mountains with the sun setting was spectacular, and really every table has a view. The food was very good with the elk being first rate. It is not cheap, but well worth the expense, especially for a special occasion. We certainly enjoyed it for an overnight stay in Telluride. And traveling there via gondola was very special.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 20, 2017

We actually ate in the Bar (with its menu) as the restaurant is prohibitately expensive for what you're getting. The view and the gondola trip up is worth the visit once, and we would recommend to friends for a date, but would likely never eat there again ourselves
Our main server in the bar was pretentious and not able to do us a favor by closing the side window (we sat in the middle row between bar and window and my wife was by the window;she had to put a sweater on for the comfort of "other guests), but I guess that's to be expected at one of the more exclusive places in town. Allreds is a is only for those who need pampering.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 19, 2017

A magical dining experience in a magical setting. The food was beautiful and the wine list extensive.

Tags: Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Fun, Cozy, People Watching
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 (Naples)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Wait staff was EXCELLENT!! Food was good .. Allred's is ALLLL about the view and ambiance...
Lovely place to dine when in Telluride.

Tags: Cozy
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·Dined on September 14, 2017

The restaurant requires a gondola ride to access it and a spooky dark ride back down the mtn. Otherwise the restaurant views are stunning, the food is out of the ordinary and delicious. The service was friendly and professional. The hostess especially was charming

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 13, 2017

Breath taking view looking into telluride and the rest of the mountains.

Tags: Special Occasion, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

For a special occasion, this place certainly fits the bill. Every dish we ordered had a great presentation and tasted even better! The wait staff was extremely attentive to us and had great knowledge of the menu. They provided great recommendations.

The view puts this place over the top! If you can get there early, you'll have a better chance at sitting by the window overlooking the town of Telluride. You can't beat it!

We will definitely be back!

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Our local favorite. Service is excellent. All the staff is amazing. Mario is the best host. Katie Hall is a very knowledgeable sommelie.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 5, 2017

A beautiful evening watching the sunset light on the mountains and the. Watching the moon come up.

Tags: Live Music, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Mario and his crew do a great job! Fantastic food, service and view!

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Paleo Friendly, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Healthy
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Amazing views during the day, once the sun goes down, no more view! Amazing food, wife said it was the best she ever had. Very loud when the restaurant is full.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Food was terrific, but its a bit quick on service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The soup and salads were very good as was the heirloom tomatoes. The steak was Excellent.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Always great service in this top-class restaurant with a wonderful view. Food is beautifully prepared and nicely presented. Tremendous wine list. Always a treat!

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

This was our second visit. We love the view and have been lucky to have a table next to the window. Beautiful rainbow and summer storm rolled thru. The only thing that was odd was the hostess reminded us there was another reservation after us which made us think we had to hurry.

Tags: Scenic View, Hot Spot, Authentic
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