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Sherpa Cafe

$$ - $$$
Nepali, Asian
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313 3rd St, Crested Butte, CO 81224
+1 970-349-0443
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Tue 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great lunch passed up Sherpa many times but history is in the books it's delicious everything from service to the final scoop of broth from my curry chicken. My wife enjoyed her samosa s and naan bread was just as delicious a she has ever had thank s see ya on a cold one for some more warm... More 

Thank Robert A
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this gem of a little place. Fantastic Dahl soup, saag paneer and chicken tikka masala. Spoke with the owner who was super friendly, sounds like he just took over in June. Highly recommend, their food was made with a lot of love!

Thank 636kristyl
Boulder, Colorado
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

We have traveled extensively in Asia (including Nepal) and found the food at the Sherpa Cafe incredibly delicious. I had the vegetable korma, my husband had the vegetable curry, and our son had the chicken momo (dumplings). We had a side of naan with dates, which was probably the best naan I've ever had. The mango lassi was also great.... More 

Thank Laura A
Boulder, Colorado
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We eat Indian food pretty regularly and try different places when we travel. The food here was as good as any we've tried. The garlic naan was best we've ever eaten- flaky, great crust, soft in middle, butter and garlic, and tiny bit of spring onion made it perfect. Was not as heavy as some make it, sometimes it's a... More 

Thank MarcAussie1
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

The Chai is incredible. Very deep and full flavored. My husband had the lamb curry very spicy. It was impeccable! I had the chicken makhani, and loved it. We would definitely return. We were torn if we should have sushi, go to the Ginger cafe, or here. We feel we made the right choice!

Thank jenniferrn87
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

When we are on vacation, we like to try to stop at places that are different than at home. We have had Nepalese once before and I enjoyed this more. Although I have had naan numerous times, I have never had naan with dates. It was amazing! I also had momos which were good. My husband enjoyed the Sherpa stew.The... More 

Thank Corina D
Boynton Beach
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

If you are in the mood for exceptional Indian food (surprisingly enough) in a mountain town, this is for you. Excellent service goes with great, hearty meals. Hiking afterwards was a bit challenging but it was so delicious - from appetizers to the naan to the saag and more. We had to try it all! Reheats well to as the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We dined here over the 4th of July weekend. The food was very good. Our waitress advised us to not order or food as "hot", but instead suggested that we use their "spice oil" if we wanted to add additional heat. I am grateful for this suggestion. :)

Thank ClumsyIsis
Gilmer, Texas
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

I have eaten here 3 times and the food was always good, the service a little ragged but the experience was great.

Thank 672annb
New York City, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2015

I have been here three times. The Gunnison location is very good! The Crested Butte location lacks. There was a one woman cooking and serving, and she would not come out of the kitchen for fifteen minutes at a time. Every time they have been out of items, and the service has always been terrible. They really need to hire... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $14
Nepali, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 3rd St, Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-349-0443

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?