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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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Hours:
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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  • 8
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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
Yummy Saki Flights

And the sushi was good too. I am not going to lie, we entered this establishment with a huge buzz. They have saki flights! !!! I love variety, and we ordered one filtered and one unfiltered flight. Yummo! That lead to more saki orders. Presentation of the drinks was fun! I wanted to lift... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Peggy303
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Pine, Colorado
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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English first
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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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Pine, Colorado
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

And the sushi was good too. I am not going to lie, we entered this establishment with a huge buzz. They have saki flights! !!! I love variety, and we ordered one filtered and one unfiltered flight. Yummo! That lead to more saki orders. Presentation of the drinks was fun! I wanted to lift the saki bottle, but, refrained. For... More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Although a little pricey, my boyfriend and I love sushi and decided to try this place out. Really cool asian historic atmosphere, nice hosts and servers, and roomy, classy layout. We ordered two 10 piece salmon sashimi (raw salmon) and although it was $30 for each, it was really fresh and still much much better than a lot of cheaper... More 

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Golden
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I have been coming to Crested Butte for years, and being a sushi lover have suprisingly never gone to Lil's as I was a huge fan of LoBar. So, as LoBar is gone - gave Lil's a change this past week. Lils has a very nice, comfortable but classy environment. Service, wine, and sushi were excellent. The menu also had... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We eat here every year and it is super fresh and always excellent. Everything we have tried is great!!!!

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Boulder, Colorado
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

First time having dinner here. I got the side salad and braised short rib. My daughter got the diver scallops. We did not order any sushi. Really great dinner. Glass of Malbec was wonderful. Friendly service too.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We were looking for a place which served fresh caught salmon or trout. Few places offer such options. A nice lady at the information center suggested Lils, and she did mentioned they offered sushi. Our party was made up of two families with kids between 4-13 year olds. Well put and well served, we liked the place immediately. To our... More 

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Additional Information about Lil's Sushi Bar & Grill

Address: 321 Elk Ave., Crested Butte, CO 81224
Phone Number: 970-349-5457
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
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
Average Prices: USD $10 to $34
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Sushi

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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: Steakhouse, Seafood, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?