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Pine Creek Cookhouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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11399 Castle Creek Road, Aspen, CO 81611
+1 970-925-1044
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:45 am - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Glendive, Montana
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372 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

My wife and I were here for a special event, so I cannot speak to the regular menu, etc. However, our event was fantastic. The food was delicious (rainbow trout, chicken, etc.), the service was excellent, and they were very accommodating to our group. We enjoyed a concert while there, and it was just so fun and enjoyable. We have... More 

Thank surfercharlie
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Lovely food in the new building (not so new anymore) after old one burned. Good wine list and attentive service. Skiing home by moonlight with the coyotes howling was unforgettable. It's not cheap.

Thank James W
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We look forward to having lunch here every summer. We go early and take a hike and hit the place as it opens. There usually are few people there at that time but we always make reservations to be on the safe side. Going early gives you the best chance to sit out on their beautiful patio, but if the... More 

Thank Sylvia A
Overland Park, KS
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

My wife and I had lunch at Pine Creek. We went there without reservations; that was a big mistake. Fortunately, we got the last two seats at the bar and had a delightful lunch. I had the elk bratwurst and my wife had a salad with added chicken. Both meals were excellent. Just do not assume, as we did, that... More 

Thank MTarr
New Braunfels, TX
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Took my sister here to celebrate her birthday, and we could not have been more pleased. We split everything so we could taste more options--the smoked trout appetizer was fantastic, the dipping sauce really complemented. Their house salad with apple and candied pistachios--delicious. Salmon entree, followed by the brownie dessert--a wonderful memory. Beautiful space and views--we'll be back!

Thank curlyaggie
Luxemburg, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

After a not-so-difficult hike along the creek, we stopped for lunch that my companion described as "the best trail food I've ever had"! While the hostess who greeted us seemed indifferent ("we're not open yet, we're about to have our staff meeting, but you can be seated"), our server was pleasant, efficient, and refilled our water glasses without being asked... More 

Thank schultzpj
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

WOW! The Pine Creek Cookhouse is spectacular! The view is so amazing, you just want to stay all day, stare off the deck and enjoy wine and the landscape. Food is terrific too. We had 13 in our party, everyone ordered something different and enjoyed each and every dish. Highly recommend!!

Thank misopiso88
Palo Alto, California
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Pine Creek Cookhouse is a restaurant at the end of Castle Creek valley, with spectacular views of mountain peaks and an enormous above-treeline bowl that unites the peaks across the entire western skyline. The wine list is surprisingly good and the food ranges from excellent burgers and local chicken to mountain trout and similar local entrees. Highly recommended. We stopped... More 

Thank Coastman3
Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Stopped in for lunch while driving through the mountains. Very friendly staff, excellent food and cold beer. Bring your camera!

Thank Coachdoc
Potomac, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Whenever we visit Aspen our hosts bring us here. It's a beautiful ride to the Cookhouse and the food and service are excellent. Not to mention the beauty of the mountains.

Thank Harrison731

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:45 am - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11399 Castle Creek Road, Aspen, CO 81611
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-925-1044

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