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Sherpa Cafe

Asian, Nepali
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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 11
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Unique Food

We enjoyed the food at the Sherpa. I felt like it was over priced but the chai tea was delicious! If you are looking for a different meal, this is the place to go.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Christy H
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We ordered chicken tikka masala and a Nepali beef-noodle-vegetable stew called thukpa. Both dishes arrived within a couple minutes and were bland and tasteless. We also ordered naan, and it was burnt around the edges and on the bottom. The chicken tikka masala was the worst I've ever had. We both left about half of our food unfinished, it was... More 

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38 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This visit we brought friends to try something unique. Unfortunately we had really bad service and it took a really long time to get meal. Usually we love this place. I hope they get some good help.

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Colorado
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I've been to Sherpa's twice, about a year between visits. Because of the rude waitstaff (the main lady) and lack of fresh cooked to order food I will not be returning.

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Honolulu
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised to find this small eatery tucked away off the main street. It almost felt like we were back in Namche. The small , cozy dining room was heated by a space heater !The food offering is varied- Nepalese, Indian and Tibetan. We had a delicious vegetable stew and naan. We enjoyed exchanging some stories with a... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The drinks horrible even the simple lemonade was a joke. The food was a real bummer and tasted like it came from a can. The place as empty and we should have know better then to sit down. We were just craving Tibetan food and took a chance.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We enjoyed the food at the Sherpa. I felt like it was over priced but the chai tea was delicious! If you are looking for a different meal, this is the place to go.

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15 restaurant reviews
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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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99 reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 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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Colorado
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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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Additional Information about Sherpa Cafe

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

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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: Asian, 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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