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

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    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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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 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 reviews 4 reviews
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
82 reviews 82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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197 reviews 197 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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149 reviews 149 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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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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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