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Gondola Station Saint Sophia c/o 565 Mountain Village Blvd., Telluride, CO
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Ranked #5 of 64 Restaurants in Telluride
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $40 - $60
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Top of the Gondola overlooking Telluride
Transit: Take the free Gondola to Station Saint Sophia, the midway point between Telluride and Mountain Village. Enjoy the spectacular views at 10,551 feet above sea level.
Description: Telluride's most unique dining experience is Allred's, where culinary excellence, an award winning wine list, exquisite views and impressive ambiance mesh to create a unique dining experience at 10,551 feet above sea level. Allred's Contemporary American cuisine is available nightly throughout the Summer and Winter seasons. Open for Dinner from 5:30pm to 9pm, and Happy Hour from 5pm to 10pm.
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English first
Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend surprised me with a reservation to Allreds. We had a romantic table in the corner and were able to savor our time together. We don't drink but we never felt rushed or pressured like some restaurants treat customers who are not sipping wine or cocktails. Everyone was attentive and the food was very good.

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70 reviews 70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

One thing no one can beat with Allred's is the view. I first sat in the bar with my SO and ordered a bottle of fine wine from their great list looking over Telluride. We were then seated in the dining room with an equally wonderful view. The service is fantastic and friendly. Our dinners were great...hubby had elk which... More

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Palm Beach, Florida
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109 reviews 109 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

The top of the gondola provides a beautiful view and our favorite spot for a sunset drink and appetizer at the bar or dinner overlooking town of telluride. It's pricey as you would assume from the location but it warrants it. The food is excellent. Worth mentioning in our experience: the elk, the port chop, the mezze appetizer and the... More

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Ft Worth, TX
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Our plan was to have one drink in the bar while enjoying the view. However, after viewing the snack menu we decided to stay for dinner. We had the chicken cesar salad and a burger and fries. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. However, when you add in 4 glasses of wine, the cost was $93.

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Walnut Creek, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

What makes Allred's special, of course, is the spectacular view of the mountains and the valley below through large windows. The best views are from the tables right next to the windows, but don't worry if you don't get one of those because even from the back of the room the view is lovely. The bar has the same view,... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We had a great experience at Allreds. The drinks in the bar were a wonderful start with excellent service. We moved into dinner and were treated to a delicious meal. The appetizers and main course exceeded our expectations. Overall the food, the service and the setting made this a memorable night.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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117 reviews 117 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The view was gorgeous and food amazing. Love the ambiance and the convenience of it being on a gondola stop. I would highly recommend going here.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We had an amazing time at Allreds! The food was great and the Cesar salad is unbeatable! You have to get it for the croutons! Most of my family and friends had the steak, and everyone was very pleased. I had the salmon and it was also terrific! The staff made sure everything was perfect! Would definitely return.

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College Station, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Sitting at the top of the gondola run, with enormous windows from the bar and dining room means constant enjoyment of the mountain scenery. Telluride sits at the bottom of the view and the various mountains are in view in every direction. The food was excellent and the staff was sophisticated as one would expect for a top of the... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

The location of this restaurant is so unique - it's an experience all by itself. The restaurant interior is beautiful also and felt warm and intimate. Seating is comfortable. The keyboardist who played throughout our meal was a lot of fun - wide variety of musical genres. The food was amazing. We ordered the mezze platter, Caesar salad (potato croutons!!!!),... More

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