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Montanya Distillers

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212 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224
+1 970-799-3206
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night
Description: Montanya Distillers offers locally made rum cocktails, a delicious...
Montanya Distillers offers locally made rum cocktails, a delicious selection of locally-made appetizers including Colorado Goat Cheese, Colorado-made fried ravioli with basil, tomato and balsamic reduction, Warm Dips with chips made in house, Seared Polenta, Filet Mignon Tips, Cheese platters, and more. Check out our menu of exceptional Artisan Rum cocktails featuring Montanya rums made right here in our distillery in Crested Butte, CO.
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
They have relocated

Absolutely great rum! Just personal opinions but we felt more comfortable in the prior location since we felt it had more character and charm.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Neil C
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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307 reviews 307 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Absolutely great rum! Just personal opinions but we felt more comfortable in the prior location since we felt it had more character and charm.

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Carlsbad, California
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156 reviews 156 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We came here for pre-dinner drinks and appetizers and ended up not eating dinner because the tapas plates were so delicious and filling. The vibe of the place was great - live music, relaxed atmosphere, seating upstairs and down, and great service. The rum and drink list is creative, extensive, and very tasty. They use all of their own distilled... More 

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Dallas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is cool. Home-made rum...!!! Appetizer of choice for us: Mediterranean finger foods, good stuff. The maharajas were seriously unique and tasty drinks... we each had one, then shared one.

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Longmont
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19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Montanya is a great place to go for happy hour. They have delicious cocktails! Their food list is also quite tasty, but perhaps a little overpriced on some of the items. We were treated to a tour of the distillery upstairs, and the brewer was very personable. We aren't really rum drinkers, but this place is great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stopped in for a light snack and their tapas menu was perfect. The spinach and artichoke dip is outstanding.

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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My husband loves rum, and rum cocktails, so this was a must for us to try! And, we love supporting local businesses, breweries, wineries and distilleries. We stopped based on the multiple reviews, and we agree! Drinks are freshly made, "crisp" and just fantastic overall. These drinks are all made fresh in house with the freshest possible ingredients, from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Great find. Amazing drinks, food and staff. They were welcoming and knowledgeable. Highly recommend it. The maharaja is the best!

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Denver, Colorado
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

I stopped in here and sat at the bar for a bite to eat. I'm not much of a cocktail person, but decided to try a few after reading the descriptions. I really enjoyed the Thai Boxer. I also had several of the small plates, and found them to be very tasty and a pretty good value. The atmosphere was... More 

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Pine, Colorado
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113 reviews 113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

OMG so great! This place is a "tasting room" for the run they make. Whatever. Best. Drinks. Ever. And best appetizers ever. Faborite drinks? The caldera and maharaja. Oh and the spicey something was good too! Skip the manhattan, it's good. But the other drinks are boutique, unique, and must be had! For apps, devil on horseback, get a few... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I don't really like liquor, but this place was still fun. They offered great advice on cocktails and their approach. A good place to start an evening.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 212 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-799-3206

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 14
  • Cuisine: American, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children

Description

Montanya Distillers offers locally made rum cocktails, a delicious selection of locally-made appetizers including Colorado Goat Cheese, Colorado-made fried ravioli with basil, tomato and balsamic reduction, Warm Dips with chips made in house, Seared Polenta, Filet Mignon Tips, Cheese platters, and more. Check out our menu of exceptional Artisan Rum cocktails featuring Montanya rums made right here in our distillery in Crested Butte, CO.

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