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Great locals hangout

Great place to stop for a drink and get local conversations. There is all kinds of history there... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2017
Todd E
Mexican food

Great, fun local bar. Connecting Mexican restaurant, Rubens, has great ribs, fresh authentic combo... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2016
Culture495639
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Mar 19, 2019
“No beers on tap!”
Mar 16, 2019
“oldest bar in town”
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127 Elk, Crested Butte, CO 81224
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

heard alot about this place from fellow guests at our B&B so had to try it out. We found a seat in the window and quickly realized we had sat in the 'locals' seat and made to feel we had to move. Not happy. And...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 16, 2019

i went there 36 years ago when some of the miners still came in and not much has changed . good place to play shuffle board

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

We were walking town on our 3rd day in town after 4 wheeling great roads just outside of town. We brought the fam to ski but with only man made snow we decided to save our valuable pass days for Jan or March. Decided to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

This has always been our first stop on a Crested Butte vacation. Starting from when I was about 2 years old to now! Always a great place to enjoy a cold Coors after four hours on the road from Denver. And now that I have...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

Great place to stop for a drink and get local conversations. There is all kinds of history there, just ask your bartender

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Todd E
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

The original settlers of Crested Butte would be turning in their grave if they saw this place now. If you're a local snow boarder, mountain biker, or wildflower sniffer this is your spot. Anyone with a conservative bent looking to find a piece of cherished...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Great, fun local bar. Connecting Mexican restaurant, Rubens, has great ribs, fresh authentic combo platters, excellent fajitas and darn good margs from Kochievers bar next door. Good little place to beat the crowds.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Culture495639
Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

The saloon showcases antique artifacts from town's history. It's great atmosphere provides for a fun night of drinks with friends. Definitely will come here on every visit!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank benignog357
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Very relaxed vibe. I really like the old time saloon feel. Several dart boards and pool tables. PBR!!!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Flip G
Reviewed January 3, 2016

This place has history. Supposedly Butch Cassidy left behind his gun which was checked behind the bar and the original Kochevar family still has it. Also haunted of course along with the adjoining Forest Queen Hotel. Certainly a hole in the wall that is always...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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