Ski Tip Lodge

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Come back to where it all began for Keystone. This former 1800's stagecoach stop has been transformed into a cozy bed and breakfast that boasts some of the best food this side of the Continental Divide. Step inside and you may never want to leave as the aroma of delicious cuisine fills the air. Experience the rotating four-course dinner menu and thoughtful service that continues to get rave reviews. Top off the night in a comfortable seat next to a rustic fireplace with a selection from Ski Tip’s famed desserts.
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vipMamasleroy
Denver
24 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's always such a treat to dine at Ski Tip Lodge. The lodge itself is ridiculously charming and rustic. The ambience is particularly warm and inviting in the winter and during the holidays. Additionally, the food and wine are incredible. I highly recommend the wine pairing. Megan, one of the sommeliers, places each wine in a historical context and describes her rationale for pairing the wine with meal. Finally, the service is unmatched. The staff, many of whom have been there for decades, are authentic and friendly. I highly recommend paying the price for this dining experience - it's worth it!

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JennyG
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Everything was fantastic! We did feel a little rushed at the beginning of our meal, but we would return again!

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vipJenn
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phenomenal. Ski Tip never disappoints!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Cozy, intimate space, wonderful service, unique food, all our group enjoyed!

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vipTrog
Denver
29 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Favorite place in Keystone. Very expensive, but of course you get what you pay for... really unique palate options.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, an incredible experience on every level.

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2foodies
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Arrived in time to sit out on the patio and enjoy before dinner drinks; beautiful views of the pine-covered mountains. Taken to main dining room, which is quite intimate and romantic, where we were treated to a glass of prosecco for our anniversary. Both soups were delicious, as was the carrot and greens salad. My wife had the bone-in pork chop, which was large and perfectly cooked, with an interesting heart-of-palm fritter and delicious roasted pepper sauce. I had the magret de canard which was very good. Deserts were enjoyed in the sitting room and both were very good, along with coffee. Service was very attentive throughout the meal. Prices are a bit high, but the supplemental “taxes” add an unnecessary hidden surcharge to the cost. Overall a very nice meal and experience.

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vipLeighH
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience4

I’ve been here a few times. Food on the occasion was subpar. Scallop appetizer was inedible. Our waiter was not the best but the wine sommelier was very good. A lovely place to have dinner just not the best experience this time

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great place to eat!! My wife and I enjoyed our 25th wedding anniversary over labor day weekend and it was awesome. Would highly recommend.

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vipAndreaF
Miami
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was superior

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vipLFHcincy
Cincinnati
38 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

New Chef Jonathan is creating a wave of excitement through the laid-back Summit County dining scene. We have always enjoyed our STL dinners. However our last 2 dinners have had some terrific taste twists with perhaps some subtle Asian influence. It is rare that we feel compelled to “thank the chef” in-person for a spectacular dining experience. But thank him we did.

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MtnFoodie
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Top notch restaurant. Great food and great service. The setting can’t be beat. You will not be disappointed.

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PHILB
Memphis/West TN
6 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This special place seems to get better and better every time we visit, which is saying something as this is truly one of the great dining experiences in the US. Highly recommended.

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ROBERTB
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at the ski tip last week. As usual, the food was delicious and innovative. Service was excellent. The restaurant is charming and welcoming.
Yes, it's pricey, but it is worth every penny if you are looking for a memorable dining experience.

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stephens
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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PaulaB
Denver
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall4food2service5ambience5

The pork dinner was not very good. The carrot cake was not good at all. The service was wonderful and the atmosphere was awesome. I’ve been to the Ski Tip several times, and this was the first time I’ve been disappointed with the meal.

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SuperAdge
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A perfect dining experience every time. It’s not cheap, but it’s worth it for the attention you receive, the quality of the food and the uniqueness of the experience. The chef got creative with an off-menu vegetarian meal for me, Don our waiter helped my stepdaughter with one of her first drinks ever (yes she is over 21 but has special dietary restrictions). Megan the sommelier was fantastic w with her suggestions. And the dessert experience is so great. Perfect spot for a special night! Thank you Dom and crew for everything!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great setting, wait staff menu and sommelier. We highly recommend!

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vipRobertB
Birmingham
14 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ski Tip was wonderful. The service was excellent and the food was superb. We have been returning for many years and we will go again.

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vipLynnF
Denver
18 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite! Love the 4 course meal options. The cozy cabin feeling is so unique and dessert in the living room is the best part.

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vipMargaretD
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

51st Anniversary

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vipMamasleroy
Denver
24 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I took my parents to Ski Tip Lodge for dinner and, after having read the reviews on Open Table, had high hopes for a memorable experience. We received just that. The service was among the best service I have ever received - warm and welcoming. The food was incredible - decent portion sizes for a fine dining experience (I left feeling full) and interesting flavor combinations. The best part of the dinner was the wine pairing. The sommelier came to the table for each course and shared stories about each wine, the region and vineyards they came from, and why they were chosen for the course. It was truly a special dining experience. The cost of the meal was high - three of us had a cocktail before dinner and adding the wine pairing to the four course meal and, with gratuity, I paid just over $500. For a special dining experience, though, I felt that we received in exchange for what was paid was well worth it. I highly recommend Ski Tip Lodge.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful staff and great chef

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vipRoscoeM
Des Moines
16 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful fourth course meal with great wine flight for each course.

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is the best restaurant in Summit County. The price fixed menu is a good value when considering the quality of the food and the atmosphere

OT
OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wow! I was not expecting this type of dining experience on our trip. Great ambiance and food in an unhurried atmosphere. Beautiful location. Don’t miss it!

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OpenTable Diner
St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always outstanding- both the food and the service

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CarleyF
Dallas
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a lovely experience! If you are anywhere in the area do yourself a favor and make a reservation. Our food was was amazing, prepared is an unexpected way. My husband and I have done many course meals paired with wine, but I have to say in all honesty Meagan gave us the best. Her knowledgable storytelling for each bottle she brought to the table gave us memories of a lifetime. She hit it out of the park! My hubs said it perfectly "This experience alone was worth the 13 hour road trip" We can't wait to return.

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MichaelR
Palm Springs
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Beautiful setting near the lake. Interior of this old building wonderful. Staff excellent. Food very good but overpriced. Some add-on costs which we did not encounter at other restaurants in town. $280 including tip for dinner for 2. 1 glass of less expensive wine apiece. Memorable experience but wish it were more reasonable.

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rsstack
Denver
32 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A fantastic meal that was a great value for the price. Service was also great. Good menu choices + an extensive wine list.

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Erika
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was amazing. Ambiance perfect for a special occasion. Food was delicious. Overall it was an Incredible evening spent enjoying our family visitors while being waited on like royalty. Thank you!

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vipLilly
Raleigh
61 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best food in Summit County!
This restaurant is very special!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Everything was great. Really enjoyed the whole experience, Megan was spectacular.

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal and service, definitely recommend.

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thsn
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This may have been the best meal of my life and I have eaten at my share of top restaurants around the world. The food was divine, the wine was superb, the service was delightful, the ambiance/location was the perfect place for my husband and I as we were celebrating our 16th wedding anniversary. The cauliflower soup was the best ever followed by the best caprese and halibut which was equally superb in preparation and flavor, the layers of complexity blended yet stood strong independently like a perfect marriage! It was heavenly. Truly one of if not the best dining experiences of my life. Compliments to the chef and all who served us and made the evening historic. My only regret is that we live in VA not CO so it will be too long before we can return for another epic dining experience in a truly special place. I wish the Ski Tip was down the road. Thank you to all for an outstanding night!

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vipRebeccaR
Denver
19 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely meal, outstanding service, charming ambience. Fabulous experience.

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snowdunderm
Denver
19 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best food. Best service. Best wine. Exceptional handling of gluten issues. What more could one want?

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Chris
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing to be at the Ski Tip for the last seating of the season. The food as always is superb and the service is second to none. Kurtis and Megan the sommeliers are a delight to work with and really make the meal special with a wine paring. This is my favorite restaurant in Colorado.

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vipFoodie2
Denver
32 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Charming place in authentic log cabin. Lovely stone fireplace. Service was excellent. Salad and soup courses were delicious. Lamb was tough and flavorless, but vegetables were perfect. Dessert was not good. We had apple strudel and bananas foster style waffle with ice cream. Both were served cold and would have been better warm.

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vipluvrockymts
Denver
61 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience5

We usually love this restaurant, but we were disappointed this time. The seafood in the bouillabaisse was overcooked and there were no beets on the beet salad. They brought another salad after we mentioned the beets. The duck was fantastic and cooked perfectly. The sommelier was amazing. We love our wines, so it was nice that they took out the time to tell us the stories that went with the wines. Overall, we love this restaurant, but we found this trip to be disappointing. We will definitely be back and hope that our next experience matches our past experiences.

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Ski Tip Lodge is rated 4.8 stars by 882 OpenTable diners.