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Montanya Distillers

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212 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9608
+1 970-799-3206
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Glen Haven, Colorado
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for a couple of drinks apiece and an appetizer. They were moderately busy, with only a few tables busy. This was this past Sunday night. The service was absolutely awful, and if I owed this business, I would fire the three servers. The service was not only slow, but they delivered my drink to another table and... More 

Thank Birdylover
Toronto, Canada
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171 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An Alcoholics Paradise. No thanks. I hooe they do well. An i tetesting idea. Dorry my experience was ruined not by the staff but by some inapproiate vistiors!

Thank Travel333333A
Karen H, Owner at Montanya Distillers, responded to this review

We are, to say the least, a little confused by your review. The spelling errors didn't help our ability to read your concerns. Please feel free to re-post with corrections. More 

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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

All rum, but a huge variety of unique and traditional drinks. They also have some awesome, delicious appetizers. Friendly service. Baby friendly. Patios that are adorable! Live music as well!

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Littleton, Colorado
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53 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

What a fun, unique place! The rum is delicious, we were able to taste all three of their offerings. We were greeted by every bartender, and the service was so friendly. Their cocktails are pricey, but SO worth it! I had the Kokomo (pictured), which was creamy and smooth. They have a variety of offerings for every palate, including small... More 

Thank GennaDac
Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We wanted to sample their different rums. Didn't realize that they also have tasty appetizers. We got the rum sampler...which enabled us to sample several types of their rums. Ordered the Scallops appetizers. Service good, food good, rum good. Will definitely go back!

Thank jirene2015
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

My husband and I were in Crested Butte for four days and went here three times! Each day we had either a pre-dinner or after dinner drink. I like to try different things, and the daiquiris and mojitos were all good. My husband, who prefers rum to any other liquor and likes it straight, really liked the Oro although he... More 

Thank Mary Beth P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a rum tasting, fine rum mixology, great foo, a tour of the distillery, a lesson on rum making and a wonderful musician as well. This little intimate restaurant/distillery has it all. Our last evening in Crested Butte and we couldn't have chosen better. You definitely don't need to be a rum drinker to enjoy all they have to offer.... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We came here after dinner for drinks, they have to most wonderful drinks. We all ordered something different and shared...."oh, that is really good too."

Thank becky r
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Wandered in to Montanya Distillers even though we are not rum drinkers typically. Sat on the back patio which was very pleasant. The free tasters of rum were a lot better than we expected. We each ordered a cocktail which were fine. The food was excellent. We ordered meat on a stick (which consisted of 3 skewers of beef, chicken,... More 

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Karen H, Owner at Montanya Distillers, responded to this review

Thanks for coming in! More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Came in this past Saturday afternoon around two. Probably three other tables seated in the entire place. Took a while to be acknowledged and service was slow. Loved my drink and thought the veggie empanadas and stuffed jalapenos were fantastic. What bothered me was the service- slow, cold, and non-existent. Had to get up and pay at the bar. Such... More 

Thank telluride360
Karen H, Owner at Montanya Distillers, responded to this review

Hi! We think we identified the staff person who provided imperfect service during your visit. She is new to us and has not been providing our usual level of service. We really apologize that you experienced this and have taken steps to address the problem. I think you will have a very different experience on your next visit. Best, Karen More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $14
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9608
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-799-3206
Montanya Distillers offers locally made rum cocktails, a delicious selection of locally-made appetizers including Colorado Goat Cheese, Colorado-made fried ravioli with basil, tomato and balsamic reduction, Warm Dips with chips made in house, Seared Polenta, Filet Mignon Tips, Cheese platters, and more. Check out our menu of exceptional Artisan Rum cocktails featuring Montanya rums made right here in our distillery in Crested Butte, CO.

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