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Sherpa Cafe

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313 3rd St, Crested Butte, CO 81224
970-349-0443
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Takes me back!

After traveling to India in 2010 it is nice to go out and find "real" Indian and Nepalese cuisine. Come here every once in a while for a change of scene, and never to be disappointed. This evening we had the owner, and a new server named Tyler, service was great. We had chicken tikka masala, cheese... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
NickyG213
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

After traveling to India in 2010 it is nice to go out and find "real" Indian and Nepalese cuisine. Come here every once in a while for a change of scene, and never to be disappointed. This evening we had the owner, and a new server named Tyler, service was great. We had chicken tikka masala, cheese naan, jalfrezi, samosas,... More 

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

At first glance, the menu is pretty extensive with a lot of great options. After ordering the food was good, but nothing too special. The owners speak very limited English and didn't bring me a check for my to-go order, so I handed over what I thought would be enough cash to cover the meal and expected some change. They... More 

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Santa Fe
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195 reviews 195 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Nepalese food isn't known for its finesse but this restaurant really hits bottom. The "Vegetarian" dumplings were gristly beef with absolutely no seasonings, the lamb tasted like road kill, the chicken was dry as a cactus and the vegetarian Indian selections were cooked for hours and the sauces hardened beyond recognition. Add this to wait staff that doesn't understand English... More 

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Central Colorado
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I've only been here once and it was okay...but I wasn't overly enamored with the food. It may simply be because, perhaps, I don't groove on Nepalese food. As I've never had it before I don't have a basis for comparison but usually I really like food from other cultures. Given the other very positive reviews of the Sherpa Cafe... More 

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Boston
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134 reviews 134 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My wife and I love Indian food and we've ventured into couple of very good Nepalese restaurants too (the latter in the UK). We were excited to discover this little place tucked away in a side street in Crested Butte opposite the Library. We dropped in without a reservation and were quickly seated. They have a reasonable selection of regional... More 

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Montrose, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

My wife and I have eaten at this restaurant seven times at different times of the year and we have found it to be very good. The service is good and the Chi tea is the best. Hot Chi tea after skiing and MoMo for appetizers then pick what you like for your main course. It's all very good. Sherpa,... More 

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Morrison
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We ate here in August on vacation. The dishes were good. The naan was okay. The service was very good. We would go back.

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Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Nice range of options on the menu. Great naan and curries. Spicy and fresh. Very flavorful rice. Spicy options also available.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

As a vegetarian, there was a lot here for me to eat, because of choices between a dish with chicken or meat or tofu or just vegetables. My SO and I LOVED the Momos, which are a kind of Nepalese dumpling.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This was one of my favorite meals while in Crested Butte. The restaurant isn't fancy, but the food is wonderful! They have a great array of India and Himalayian dishes. This is a perfect post-hike or post-ride destination!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 313 3rd St, Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: 970-349-0443

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Nepali
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?