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Tennessee Pass Cookhouse

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American, Grill
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259 County Road 29, Leadville, CO 80461
719.486.8114
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Leawood, Kansas, United States
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107 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is unique and provided a perfect evening for us. The walk from the Nordic center building at Ski Cooper to the restaurant location in a permanent yurt on the mountainside was gorgeous. It also provided enough exercise before and after dinner that we felt we had earned some extra calories. There is one seating time, and you reserve... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Wow, fine dining in a mountain yurt. Wonderful food, wine list and service. You have several entrée's to choose from and need to let them know in advance. Been there twice, once in winter and once last summer. Both were very unique dining experiences. The inside of the yurt is both romantic and rustic with beautiful views from their deck.... More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Had a fun snowshoe to lunch. Was with husband, 4mo baby and friend. Food and beverages are delicious. Service was good and super nice. Small hut with many people and it still went well with a baby.

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Thank Sara E
Randalst, Public Relations Manager at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us Sara! Glad you enjoyed your time & we will look forward to seeing you next winter or even this summer! More 

Canon City, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Great food great service great location. In the middle of the mountains Gota love this place. Ian was an awesome server and the Chef rock it with the Lamb and Elk tenders. If ya go to Leadville this is a must go. We will come back in the summer to stay overnight in the yurt.

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Thank Tim F
Randalst, Public Relations Manager at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for making it up Tim! Glad everyone had a lovely time. We look forward to seeing you next winter or summer! More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Our first visit was a multi-generation family holiday dinner on a snowy night that made the snow shoe trek even more magical. We dressed for skiing and we're glad we did, as we were perfectly comfortable during the 300ft uphill trek. Candlelight dinner of Elk tenderloin and rack of lamb cooked to perfection, and we enjoyed the spiced cider aperitif... More 

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Randalst, Public Relations Manager at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for coming back again & we really appreciate you bringing all of your family up as well. We hope to see you next winter as well! More 

Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We have had Christmas Eve dinner at the Cookhouse for the past 10 or so years. The atmosphere and the food make it the perfect place for a special occasion. Don't let the trek in intimidate you, it is part of the full experience. We've had warm years, cold years, full moons, and no moon, and each trek in is... More 

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Randalst, Manager at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back to dine & visit with us this year! We love having you all up & appreciate you all making the trip to Leadville again! More 

Denver, Colorado
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

My husband surprised me on my birthday with a stay in the sleep yurts here, and as a part of that he made reservations at the cookhouse as well. Needless to say, I was excited, but not expecting too much out of a yurt cookhouse in the middle of nowhere. But I was wrong! This place was great. Some of... More 

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Randalst, Public Relations Manager at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words & we hope you had a lovely Birthday! Please let us know when you come back! Thank you as well for the review we really appreciate the time you took out of your day for us! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Beautiful views from the cookhouse. The food was great, our night was choice of elk tenderloin, stuffed trout, grilled lamb chops, and roast chicken. Staff was very exceptional, from the owners, to waitress (Sarah) and the chef. And save room for homemade, or yurtmade, strawberry-rhubarb pie.

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Randalst, Public Relations Manager at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for joining us for dinner! We really appreciate the time you took to help others get an idea about our venue. We hope you'll join us again! More 

Littleton, Colorado
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a unique dining experience where you feel like you're on top of the world and the food is out of this world, then Tennessee Pass Cookhouse is for you! Nice easy hike up to cookhouse, followed by stunning views and stellar service make for a memorable experience.

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Randalst, Public Relations Manager at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting us & taking the time to share for others to hear about your experience! We really appreciate it. We hope to see you again More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The view from the yurt is worth a million dollars!! The snowshoe up to the cookhouse is beautiful and helps you work up an appetite. We had a wonderful lunch, bottle of wine, and walked several miles after lunch to work it all off! The service and friendliness of the staff was also much appreciated. If you love the outdoors... More 

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Randalst, Public Relations Manager at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment for others. Hoping to see you again this winter! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$70
Cuisine
American, Grill
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259 County Road 29, Leadville, CO 80461
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Leadville
  • Phone Number: 719.486.8114

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