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Telluride Bistro

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138 East Colorado Avenu, Telluride, CO 81435
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For some atmosphere they placed several hummingbird feeders around the outside patios. This results in a constant dive bombing of fighting little critters vying for sugar water against swarms of bees and wasps. Who thought this was a good idea?? The food was tremendously overpriced. The service was curt and prickly. The wine, $12/glass, was ordinary. They acted like we... More 

Thank murphy2
Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We read the word "organic" on several menu descriptions and immediately felt comfortable here. We had a glass of red wine and felt even better. The chicken parmigiana was perfect for our 6-year-old. My partner loved her seafood pasta. My chicken ravioli (a nightly entree special) was surprisingly and pleasantly spicy. The environment was lovely. Hummingbirds on the back patio;... More 

Thank Kyle M
Estes Park, Colorado
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most everything in Telluride is pricey. Having said that the waitress was friendly and very attentive to our needs. The outside patio seating was great. The food was excellent.

Thank Thomas W
Dallas, Texas
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85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were running late and looking for something still open after 2pm; I called and was told that they are actually open until 2:30 or 3pm (they put out the "closed" sign today at 3pm). We wanted something light and shared the calamari, soup of the day (cream of roasted white onion), and an arugula salad. With a glass of... More 

Thank MEMDallas
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Telluride Bistro is located on the main street in Telluride. It has a pleasant outdoor patio with umbrellas for shade or rain (we experienced the latter). Service was super attentive, and the food was well prepared, promptly served, attractively presented, and delicious..

Thank kschwerin
Cleveland, Ohio
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went there with another couple and sat outdoors in a very nice setting. Service was good and our waitress was very accommodating in making some modifications to some of our dishes. Everyone's salads and entree was excellent! The only thing we were not satisfied with was the calamari, it was not characteristic of the other excellent food we had... More 

Thank John S
Okatie, South Carolina
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Telluride Bistro offers the best lunch in town. The food is mostly Italian. Soups and salads are great.The service is excellent. Highly recommended. My husband and I had the specials and both were fresh and delicious.

Thank Alice R
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We tried this for lunch and will probably go there for dinner tonight. My husband and I shared what has to be the best antipasto platter we've ever had, and we LOVE Italian food! The couple who dined with us had spaghetti and raved about it. We come to Telluride 3 times a year and this is a new restaurant... More 

Thank Glenna L
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

A very pleasant outdoor garden in the center of town. One dish (shrimp al forno) was great, one (salmon/pistachio pesto) had undercooked veggies. Unfortunately the server was quite pushy -- not just bringing the check before requested, but asking about a second glass of wine before the first was close to finished, pushy on the salads and appetizers, etc.

Thank jdvicto
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Went for lunch. Nice location and outdoor seating with great views. Very good service. The Calamari appetizer was overcooked. Drinks were good but pricey..... $ 14. Salmon patty Panini was good, but not worth $ 19. Funghi Alfredo was O.K. ... have had lots better for less than $ 19. I guess i just don't like paying big prices for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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: 970.728.5239

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