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Tennessee Pass Cookhouse

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American, Grill
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259 County Road 29, Leadville, CO 80461
719.486.8114
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Good for:
Romance

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Something Different

A great place to go as a couple, family or group of friends. Had an easy 1 mile walk in and out with no snow shoes. Upon arriving we entered the yert which was nice and warm, very cozy. The food was great the only disappointment was our waitress who was a bit out of it! There was another waiter... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Grand Cayman
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

A great place to go as a couple, family or group of friends. Had an easy 1 mile walk in and out with no snow shoes. Upon arriving we entered the yert which was nice and warm, very cozy. The food was great the only disappointment was our waitress who was a bit out of it! There was another waiter... More 

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YLMCT
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My husband ,24 yr old daughter and I were so looking forward to our dinner here after we read such rave reviews. It was an experience eating in a yurt but my daughter ordered her elk medium rare and it came out well done. It was awful. My salmon was weird tasting and realized why after asking a woman who... More 

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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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88 reviews 88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We really enjoyed the very different and unique food at the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse in Leadville, CO. I would recommend sitting at the table for two by the front window if you can - really nice to look out and watch the people and cars go by. The service was really good too!

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San Diego, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was a really fun to enjoy a meal....a mile+walk up the snowshoe trail, decent elevation gain to ~ 10k', to the dining yurt....with an outstanding view of the surrounding 14'ers and other peaks. Peaceful and beautiful! Especially liked the antique stove in the yurt, still in use. Dinner was very good, service great- a really nice, thoughtful crew. After... More 

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Leadville, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

As one of the most relaxing and get away locations to enjoy with your family and friends this is by far the trip of a lifetime. If you feel you want the most out of the your trip book the sleep yurts that are new to the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse and 20KM of Nordic track experience. Nestled in the trees... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

At the end of a 1 mile trek there lies one of the most unique restaurants you will ever experience. The incredible mountain view setting for this rustic/canvass walled restaurant is almost beyond description. The interior of the restaurant is warm and cozy. The Alaskan Salmon Tacos, Bison Burger and Grilled Chicken entrees were well received by our group. The... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The view and the food were awesome yesterday. Bright sunshine, cool but not cold weather! The yurt was warm and cozy. The hike was a bit difficult at altitude but worth it. The food could be pricey depending on what you ordered but the price is worth the experience!

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Woodinville
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

A friend convinced hubby & I to join them for this experience & we jumped on it! Guests meet at the Nordic Center, where you choose to either snow shoe or cross country ski the @1 mile to the yurt where dinner is served. The hike is at 10,000 feet, so not something to do on your first day at... More 

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Central Colorado
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The setting, the service, and the food simply cannot be beat. Not cheap...but you get what you pay for, At best I can only afford to eat here maybe once a year...on special occasions...and it's worth the wait, as well as every penny. One of the best meals I've ever eaten...I can't wait to return.

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Salida
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444 reviews 444 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
274 helpful votes 274 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013 via mobile

It is a tradition. Every winter we trek to Leadville, ski in the cold evening air, enter a toasty yurt, full of the scents of a great meal and a wood burning stove. Enjoy a nice hot cider, a glass of wine, delicious 4 course meal. Bundled back up we head to the base and the drive home. The food,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 259 County Road 29, Leadville, CO 80461
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Leadville
  • Phone Number: 719.486.8114

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 70
  • Cuisine: American, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance

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