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Telluride Bistro

138 East Colorado Avenu, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-5239
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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138 East Colorado Avenu, Telluride, CO 81435
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Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

There are many great dining options in Telluride, but the Telluride Bistro is our favorite! Whenever we visit Telluride, we have to visit the Bistro. The atmosphere is great, service is the best I've ever experienced in any fine dining restaurant, and the food is...More

Thank Brad T
Reviewed March 19, 2017

First the good parts about the Bistro. The food is excellent, nice sized portions, fresh ingredients. We ate here our first night in Telluride at the recommendation of The Inn at Lost Creek. Started with the anti-pasta, an excellent assortment of cold meats, pickles etc....More

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138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, I regret that you had a bad experience. When we have guests that arrive without reservation they are to be notified that there might be a time limit for their dining experience. So from the whole staff at The Bistro:...More

Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

I wandered into the Telluride bistro and was greeted warmly by the owner, Marta, and bartender Sacha. I wasn't even hungry but the welcome I received made me want to try it out. I ordered the Penne Vodka - a basic dish but the chef...More

Thank sandrine o
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this review

Than you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you again, Marta

Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Service, food, ambience. All excellent. We had an excellent meal, fun interaction with the server. Really really good

Thank Kenneth W
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, look forward to seeing you soon, cheers, Marta

Reviewed January 10, 2017

We have been going to Telluride for three years now and have eaten at ALL of the nice restaurants. All of the big names (Cosmopolitan, 221 Oak, etc., have been great one visit- and just ok the next). It wasn't until we wandered into the...More

Thank Jan S
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this review

Jan, I thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking the time to write your review. My staff works incredibly hard to provide the perfect dining experience and it means so much when our guests take the time to recognize it. We look...More

Reviewed December 28, 2016

This is a great restaurant because if the weather is nice (Summer, Spring), you'll be able to dine outdoors on a patio. They offer blankets just in case the air is chilly, and I love that feature. A great place to people watch everyone walking...More

Thank Catheyn123
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, hope to see you soon!

Reviewed October 26, 2016

It's not a big place, but your taste buds will be living large! Service, ambiance and delicious pasta, this bistro has it all! It is conveniently located along the main drag with indoor and outside seating (weather permitting).

Thank Jack G
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments, come back and see us soon!

Reviewed October 8, 2016

Loved their thin crust pizza, generous toppings, good flavor. Staff very helpful and offered great service. Lots of TVs for sports viewing.

Thank fannyfrance2010
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Lunch was nice. Good food, good wine, good service! Nice atmosphere. Definetly go there again. Everything was just right.

Thank sarasota69
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Order the specials and you can't go wrong. Pasta was well flavored, but a little overcooked. Excellent soups!

Thank W6975KGjenniferw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 East Colorado Avenu, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-5239
  • E-mail
Fine Italian dining