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Lil's Sushi Bar & Grill

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321 Elk Ave., Crested Butte, CO 81224
970-349-5457
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: We are known as having the highest quality fish in town. Our fish is flown...
We are known as having the highest quality fish in town. Our fish is flown in 6 days a week within 24 hours from the docks. We offer a nightly happy hour every night at the bar from 5:30-6:30. In the summer we have a beautiful patio with heaters...and soon a fire pit table! We are a casual restaurant with a warm friendly charm, just like our town of Crested Butte. Private parties available and reservations are recommended but not needed.
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  • 9
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Best seafood combo menu in Southern Colorado. It is part of the most beautiful valley in the western United States . Get the Dynamo Shrimp.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Tulsa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Best seafood combo menu in Southern Colorado. It is part of the most beautiful valley in the western United States . Get the Dynamo Shrimp.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our Concierge said this was a good spot for Sushi. He was right. The Rolls and Nigiri were excellent. The Martini was very nice too!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We ate here after our Aspen to Crested Butte Hike. We really enjoyed the food and the fun atmosphere. Had a nice waitress that really helped us out with food choices. Highly recommend!

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New Braunfels, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We really enjoyed Lil's. It's tucked away just off Elk. So you can miss it if your not paying attention. We were given a 30 minute wait but were sat well before our given time. I was a little disappointed with the bartenders. They were very busy but never even acknowledged my friend and I looking to get a beer... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We walked in early to make a reservation and they could accommodate us on the same day which was great! When we were seated we had a young family member providing water. He was fantastic! We ordered a few rolls spicy tuna and a rainbow roll which were all delicious. The food was very good. They were out of mussels... More 

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Klamath Falls, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I've eaten a lot of sushi from all over the country. Their sushi was very good, but really overpriced. But in their defense, it is Crested Butte. They also use a lot of vinegar in their sushi rice which sort of took away from the flavor of the fish. Nori we had that night was also really hard to chew.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

First, the atmosphere is good probably because it sits in downtown Crested Butte. You could put a Subway in and I'd tell you the atmosphere was awesome. That being said though, this is a quaint and intimate and the food was very good. Service was also really good.

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Boulder, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Mediocre service and food. Does not even approach fine dining standards even though they charge more than any but the best restaurants in Boulder/Denver. I have had better sushi at King Soopers. For a more detailed review check the Y*** site.

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Crested Butte, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Lil's is a frequent stop when I'm in town. They have awesome sushi and for those who don't want that they have a full Seafood and steaks type menu. All fish flown in fresh. My new favorite is the the Poke. It brings me right back to vacations in Hawaii!

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Crested Butte, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Great service and excellent affordable sushi between 430 and 630. I have done this a few times. For those of us who cannot afford regular priced sushi, sit at the bar for happy hour. Beers are cheap too. Enjoy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 321 Elk Ave., Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: 970-349-5457

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 to 34
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse, Seafood, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions

Description

We are known as having the highest quality fish in town. Our fish is flown in 6 days a week within 24 hours from the docks. We offer a nightly happy hour every night at the bar from 5:30-6:30. In the summer we have a beautiful patio with heaters...and soon a fire pit table! We are a casual restaurant with a warm friendly charm, just like our town of Crested Butte. Private parties available and reservations are recommended but not needed.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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