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Pinons Restaurant

105 S Mill St, Aspen, CO 81611-1924
970-920-2021
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Ranked #10 of 149 restaurants in Aspen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My wife and I had dinner at Pinions last night and had a really mixed experience. The food was excellent, and the service by the sommelier and those serving the dishes and handling the water was also very good. *However*, our primary waiter barely gave us the time of day. Additionally, my wife had called ahead twice to inform them... More

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Colorado
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86 reviews 86 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The staff and food were beyond reproach. I had a wild mushroom soup that was the best I've ever had, and it needed to be for $19 per bowl. My lamb was the most tender I've ever had. The parmesan crusted stuffed veal chop is heavy, no question, but executed to perfection. Dessert was simple but imaginative nonetheless. I'll be... More

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Ottawa, Kansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here for our last night in Aspen this year. Everything was wonderful, from the service through dessert. I had the sea bass and she had the buffalo tenderloin and both were beautifully presented and delicious. It is expensive, but what in Aspen isn't? At least at Pinons you get great quality.

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner on a very busy Friday night however the service was superb. Had the trout and enjoyed it greatly. Extensive wine list though a bit over priced. We'll go back in September after the crowds are gone.

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Superb food in a beautiful second-floor setting. An extensive menu with beautifully prepared and delicious food. Service is excellent. Highly recommend.

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Austin, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We've been coming to Pinons off and on in summers for twenty years. The good news is that the restaurant has maintained a generally high degree of quality for all that time. The setting is beautiful. The service is fine. The menu still emphasizes wonderful beef (especially the buffalo!) and fish selections. The appetizers are solid (especially the tuna tacos!).... More

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Telluride, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My partner and I stayed in Aspen for a couple of nights and ate at Pinons on our first evening. We had an 8:15pm reservation on a Monday. The restaurant was recommended to us by a friend, but the experience from start to finish can only be described as terrible! When we arrived there was no welcome and we waited... More

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Aspen, Colorado
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Being the 4th generation of my family that has lived in Aspen, I have seen and ate at many restaurants and seen many come and go. Pinions is one of the finest restaurants you will find anywhere it can compete with the best from NYC, San Francisco, Chicago. Great deals for their early bird and bar menu, often the same... More

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Denver, Colorado
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

An attentive, cordial, helpful and pleasant wait staff and sommelier. An outstanding wine selection. An interesting and very tasty menu with willingness to "create" for the vegetarians among us. Little more needs to be said....

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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80 reviews 80 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If you want deliciously creative and innovative American/Colorado cuisine, this is the place. Beautifully located on the second floor of an historic building, you can never go wrong here. The local "game" meats are wonderful. The specials are spot on. The wine list superb. The only difficulty is getting a reservation. TIP: Make your reservations for in advance if you... More

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