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Plato's Restaurant

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845 Meadows Road, Aspen Meadows Resort, Aspen, CO 81611
+1 970-544-7814
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Lone Tree, Colorado
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant is a bit out-of-the-way for Aspen as it is at the Aspen Meadows in the West End. It's worth the trip out to the West End to have an excellent meal in a beautiful environment!

Thank Healthyand-
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 12 people for my wife's 77th birthday and everything was wonderful. The dining room is very inclusive and well set up. The food was as good as we have had lately. especially the radish salad and the short ribs. The staff was welcoming and attentive.

Thank Dean G
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

It doesn't deserve more appreciation after not fresh oysters, very salty bouillabaisse, dry lamb osso bucco,. But pastry work was above Standard, try creme brulee And apple pie despite the fact that pastry chef herself was not present.

Thank Adiguzel
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

The food was exceptionally well cooked and seasoned perfectly. The first two courses were great, sadly the main dish reached the table only luke warm. The flavor was great what I had, sadly I was not given the opportunity to experience the chefs talents at the peak because the server was apparently preoccupied with something else. I will likely give... More 

Thank Travl4wrk
New Hampshire
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

While we stayed at the Meadows, we were having only breakfast at the Resort...eating in town for other meals... Breakfasts were great - a huge buffet was always available, as were a la carte items. Service was attentive and personable. Prices reasonable (certainly for Aspen!!).

Thank bucknikkid
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

The most delicious and lovely meal I have had in Aspen. The view alone is incredible but the food is detailed and carefully prepared gourmet approach. The staff was also perfectly professional...a rarity in Aspen.

1 Thank DeWNic
Perth, Scotland
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited for my wife's birthday and the meal was one to remember. The greeting was warm, friendly and throughout the service was excellent. Food was amazing and very varied.

1 Thank zathras777
Bonnie C, Manager at Plato's Restaurant, responded to this review

It was our pleasure having you and your wife in for her birthday. We hope the views were to your liking and the table by the window just what you asked for. Please come see us again next time your in Aspen. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

I would highly recommend eating here. The atmosphere right when you walked in was great! Such lovely decor. It felt very comfortable yet private. Service was very professional yet friendly. The server clearly knew what she was doing and always made sure we had everything we needed. My favorite part however was by far the food. Everything on the plate... More 

1 Thank Julia W
Bonnie C, Manager at Plato's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excitement in dining in Plato's. Hopefully you will be back this winter, when we will present our 'Heartier Menu". Cold weather items in a very warm and inviting space. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Delightful dinner. All three courses were absolutely delicious! Menu has a great selection. Service was fantastic. Watching the sunset from the table was unbelievable. One of the best restaurants in Aspen hands down!

1 Thank michael h
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Eat lunch outside for quiet meal, fine service, great fish tacos and burgers, among other things. Come early; it fills up quickly. Not cheap, but quality counts.

1 Thank NYCsenior4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $44
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 845 Meadows Road, Aspen Meadows Resort, Aspen, CO 81611
  • Public Transportation: We offer a shuttle service every half hour (full and half hour) to town and back, stopping at Ruby Park and the Hotel Jerome.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-544-7814
Plato's Restaurant "The first and greatest of necessities is food, which is the condition of life and existence." - Plato's Republic, Book 2 Bask in the golden sunset as you dine on the finest and most inspiring cuisine in the city at Plato's Restaurant, featuring local and regional fair as flavorful as the surroundings. Our exceptional Culinary Team selects the perfect seasonal ingredients to make your meal a truly memorable one. Come early and unwind with a glass of wine or specialty cocktail by the fire in the Hefner lounge. The magnificent view becomes as much a part of the experience as the delicious meal.

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