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Lil's Sushi Bar & Grill

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321 Elk Ave., Crested Butte, CO 81224
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Rumson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had to come to Lil's twice this year during our 6 day vacation. The sushi is fresh and delicious - and the spicy shrimp appetizer is worth fighting over if you are sharing! The servers are friendly and efficient. Make a reservation if you want to be sure to go here.

Thank BuddaChar
Mickleton, New Jersey
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sat at the bar and had a great time. Loved the sushi, it was so fresh Seemed to be a favorite of the locals and they made us feel very welcome. My husband prefers his food cooked and enjoyed his entree just as much.

Thank beth l
Thousand Oaks, California
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We started with Dynamo shrimp. Now I eat lots of seafood, including Thai style spicy shrimp, but this is in a class by itself, and not to be passed up unless you have an allergy problem. My trout, sprinkled with (I think) a crispy shredded beet topping, was perhaps the freshest and most delicious trout I have tasted, and I... More 

Thank abacusz
Broomfield, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While the sashimi sampler tasted good, we thought that $34 for 12 tiny and very thin slices of fish was excessive. It was at least twice as much as we would have paid elsewhere for the same amount of fish. The curries and salmon salad were tasty, but again...overpriced- not as much as the sashimi, though!!! Service was fine.

Thank ninadrb
Avon, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lil's was one of our favorite restaurants in Crested Butte. The menu has something for everyone, the food is high quality, and service is good.

Thank JP_9_2012
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

My kids and I arrived early enough for us to order the happy hour sushi--only way to go for us, otherwise quite pricey-- and my husband arrived at 6:35 after a long hike and they wouldn't honor his happy hour order. Thankfully, I had ordered him a few pieces so he didn't starve, but we chose to eat food we... More 

Thank Kk10s
Philipsburg, St Maarten-st Martin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We ordered a take-away during 'sushi happy hour' between 5.30 and 6.30. Happy hour was at the bar only so we had to pay the original restaurant price. The sushi was average but the rolls were way too small for a 15 dollar 'house special' roll.

Thank Hein K
Winter Park, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Amazing sushi in the Colorado mountains in a snowstorm. Who could dream of having such a great treat. Of course, at $4 a piece, you are paying for the privilege. And it is so worth it. Cheap bad sushi in the mountains in a snowstorm would pretty much suck.

Thank CFRHallett
Conway, Arkansas
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Visited with a group of 9 girls. Had to wait about 30 min for a table and our group was split (but that was totally ok - it's a fairly small restaurant). We were very pleased with the service, and with our waitress, Ginger. We ordered tempura shrimp for an appetizer and then each got a roll from the specialty... More 

Thank Katy B
Minot, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

We sat at the Sushi bar with Mike and Robbie taking care of us. The food was both fresh and creative. The drinks were fantastic. Some of the best Sushi I have had in a long, long time.

Thank lrobinson1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $34
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Elk Ave., Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: 970-349-5457
We are known as having the highest quality fish in town. Our fish is flown in 6 days a week within 24 hours from the docks. We offer a nightly happy hour every night at the bar from 5:30-6:30. In the summer we have a beautiful patio with heaters...and soon a fire pit table! We are a casual restaurant with a warm friendly charm, just like our town of Crested Butte. Private parties available and reservations are recommended but not needed.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?