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The Eldo Brewery and Happy Trail's Cafe

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215 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
970-349-6125
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  • 7
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice little bar in downtown CB!

They have a great upstairs balcony which is perfect for Spring afternoons to grab a drink & a bite to relax and people watch! Live music on some evenings. They serve basic bar food but there's nothing wrong with that! Long been one of my favorite spots to drink after a day on the Mountain.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
bathos13
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Norman, OK
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Golden, CO
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We stopped in at the Eldo Brewery on 2 consecutive days the end of April. The female bartender was very welcoming and offered us samples of the beers we wanted to taste. After deciding on one, my husband restated the price and was told during Happy Hour the beer would cost $4/ pint. The beer, an IPA, was very tasty... More 

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Norman, OK
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124 reviews 124 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

They have a great upstairs balcony which is perfect for Spring afternoons to grab a drink & a bite to relax and people watch! Live music on some evenings. They serve basic bar food but there's nothing wrong with that! Long been one of my favorite spots to drink after a day on the Mountain.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Came to Crested Butte for our spring break vacation. Went to The Eldo and purchased advanced wrist bands for the music they were having that night. Was looking forward to a fun night in Crested Butte. One in our party was accused by the owner/manager of reproducing the $5 wrist band that their bartender had sold to me hours earlier.... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Bar: Great drink deals and selection. Food: See menu I posted. Nachos are great as well as Bacon Cheese Burger! Atmosphere: Large area with balcony, ping pong table and juke box. Customer service: Great bartenders and cook, was able to offer great recommendations! Overall a great place for beers, drinks and food with friends.

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

They have 5 beers... Pump Ken porter a stout, IPA, a golden ale and an iPA @ 9.4abv. Ambiance is crap at best... The only locally produced beer and its a seedy nightclub. Happy trails must be the kitchen... Its pub grub at best... Might be good, but no steak dinners here

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Crown Point
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

We went for dinner on Saturday night around 730 and it was not very crowded. It is an easy shuttle ride down from the mountain too. Unfortunately they only had 4 beers because they had a big run over the holiday and most of their supply had run out. On the positive, their burgers were delicious. We had good service... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

fun, casual place with great beer and great pub food. games available to enjoy, rustic setting, great views of town being on the second floor.

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Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Recently ate dinner and drank a few beers at Eldo. It's a great hole-in-the-wall style bar with very good food and beer. Definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a low key place to unwind after a day of skiing.

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Cary, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Hey, absolutely grab a bite here. I had an ale and it was good, though I really went for the food after a long day & hike this place hit the spot. Relaxed vibe, unpretentious, (which is a must especially in a ski town), and the grilled chicken with roasted red pepper sandwich was awesome. Big side of black beans... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This place could use some competition in the Crested Butte area. There are so many great breweries in CO and this isn't really one of them. Beers listed on the sign outside, were not available, we were told this was due to a festival the previous weekend. Seems there was time to change the chalkboard in a week as to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 215 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: 970-349-6125

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  • Cuisine: Pub

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