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La Marmotte

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150 W San Juan Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
970-728-6232
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Mark Reggiannini is a former sous chef for Jean Georges Vonrichten, and...
Mark Reggiannini is a former sous chef for Jean Georges Vonrichten, and has a philosophy regarding food - simplicity. His rustic bistro cooking focuses on the use of local fine ingredients, prepared using French techniques. Private dining room and buyout options available. La Marmotte menu changes nightly depending on what is in season and fresh.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 85
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
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
Great place

After long day of skiing, we settled in for an awesome meal at La Marmotte. Beet salad starter was shockingly good, entrees solid. Actually, the entire meal was solid. Only thing holding back from five stars was service - it was prompt but our server seemed to be counting the seconds until her... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Steve H
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Santa Monica, California
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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158 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Santa Monica, California
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

After long day of skiing, we settled in for an awesome meal at La Marmotte. Beet salad starter was shockingly good, entrees solid. Actually, the entire meal was solid. Only thing holding back from five stars was service - it was prompt but our server seemed to be counting the seconds until her vacation. We will go back. After all,... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We had dinner at La Marmotte on our first night in Telluride. The food was delicious, our waiter made great recommendations and helped us with the wine pairings. Great choices. Fabulous food!

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Telluride, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant in located in an historic building that once stored ice. It has a nice dining room. Food is a bit uneven as is the service (common in our little town). Sit back and give it a chance.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

If you can get a place at the bar, you'll get tastes of really great food and wine after a day of skiing. I am sure the full dinners are fantastic too.

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

When you advertise a french onion and it comes out in a creamy broth, you know you've been had. Don't get me wrong, it was decent food, you just won't be transported to Paris. The beef short rib and lamb shank, while delicious, tasted eerily similar. If you only have two or three meals in Telluride, this us not one... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We had a lovely meal here. Appetizers very exceptional. Beef tartar flavorful and delicious, goat cheese and onion tart rich and creamy, charcuterie plate was diverse, interesting and delicious. Entrees also delicious. Braised short ribs very tasted but needed something with a little crunch on the plate, New York Strip loin cooked perfectly with great sides, Coq au vin while... More 

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Bent NM
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336 reviews 336 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

La Marmotte remains our first choice in Telluride for food because it has been great over the years. However, service has slipped noticeably over 3 years, and this last visit we has a real doofus for a waiter. He brought everything late, including a pre-dinner cocktail just after the main course. There are many treats on the menu, but the... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Despite arriving over an hour late for our reservation, we were welcomed at the restauarnt and ate in a cozy part of the bar area. Our waiter, Brent (who was also the bartender) attended to us very well and made some excellent suggestions. I had the Brule of Beef Bone Marrow as an appetizer and the Roasted Idaho Buffalo Tenderloin... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My third year in a row for my Birthday dinner. The owners and some staff are "old friends!" The food is exceptional and the building and atmosphere are unlike anywhere else in Telluride See you next December!

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Charleston
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I have eaten several times at La Marmotte and each time have had a most enjoyable meal and a fantastic experience. Mairen and her husband make you feel welcome and special. The food is excellent and the service professional, courteous and timely. One of my sons opted for the elk which was nicely prepared, and deliciously sauced. The grilled hanger... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 W San Juan Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: 970-728-6232

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Mark Reggiannini is a former sous chef for Jean Georges Vonrichten, and has a philosophy regarding food - simplicity. His rustic bistro cooking focuses on the use of local fine ingredients, prepared using French techniques. Private dining room and buyout options available. La Marmotte menu changes nightly depending on what is in season and fresh.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?