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221 South Oak

221 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
970 728 9507
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Ranked #2 of 64 Restaurants in Telluride
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American, International
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Pacific St
Description: 221 is set in a tastefully refurbished historic home nestled in the trees on South Oak Street, just steps from the Gondola. For years, 221 South Oak has been renowned for its intimate atmosphere, incredible food, extensive wine list, friendly service and uncompromising quality. Chef/Owner Eliza serves cuisine classified as Modern Bistro with an eclectic blend of flavors and styles. A mélange of seafood, game and beef, with accompaniments that range from Deep South to Calypso to Classical French to Californian Cuisine to Creole—we call it Eliza’s cooking.221 Offers Off-site Catering You're accustomed to great food at the restaurant, now experience it in your home. Whether it's a dinner party, quiet luncheon or drinks and nibbles, we're here for you. If you're lacking space for a large party, you may rent out 221. A great space for rehearsal dinners, family reunions, and holiday parties.
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English first
Orrville, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were in Telluride for a wedding with our family and chose 221 South Oak for dinner out on our own the last night. Wonderful! From appetizers to entrees to desserts. My husband enjoyed the foie gras appetizer and others enjoyed the salads. I loved the fried green tomato salad with asparagus cream. The lamb chops were excellent as was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Fabulous dinner, outstanding service. Chef came out of kitchen to talk with us. Outstanding young woman and unbelievable evening.

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Victorville, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Small, cozy and great food. Staff was exceptional. Will definitely be back. I had elk and it was excellent

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Durango, Colorado
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is a great restaurant in a fun town full of good places to eat. My wife and daughters took me out to eat at 221 South Oak for my 50th birthday and it was unforgettable. The food was incredible, the service great, and the atmosphere was serene. They all had seafood and I had duck, but none of us... More

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Our decision to make dinner reservations here was based on the reviews we saw on TripAdvisor, and we're glad that we chose this elegant spot over the recommendations of the desk staff at our hotel. We were rained out from a planned table on their patio, but got a great table for two in a small bay window inside instead.... More

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Fort Collins
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The food was incredible. Staff are very welcoming. Lovely ambience. An all-around great evening and the restaurant handled our party of 40 beautifully.

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frequent traveler
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Wanted to dine here our first night in Tellruide but they were booked. Certainly advise getting a reservation. What incredible food! they have a separate vegetarian menu that was outstanding!! Liked it so much we went back a 2nd time and that ended up being on Tuesday when they had the 2 for 1 special. Even better! Back patio area... More

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western colorado
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

we always eat here at film festival, and sometimes come to Telluride just for a meal here. The local produce always pleases us, and it's prepared in interesting ways. You will also find things like bone marrow appetizer, foie gras, corn panna cotta, and so on. The dishes are sized perfectly and you can have several course without being miserably... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of my favorites in Telluride! Have been to T FOR MANY YEARS and this is always one of my can't misses ! We had the Elk Buffalo steak was very tasty. Service is great a must !

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Rico, Colorado
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This restaurant never lets you down. We were able to dine on the patio which was incredible as it was a beautiful evening. Everything about the experience was perfect. Love it and will go back next time we are in Telluride.

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Additional Information about 221 South Oak

Address: 221 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
Phone Number: 970 728 9507
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: American, International

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