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Smugglers Brew Pub

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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225 South Pine Street, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-5620
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Nashville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

All of the beers on tap are brewed by Smugglers. I had a Belgian style brew which was excellent, however, it was a high gravity beer (10% ABV) so drink with caution. We had the wings, spicy buffalo style. I typically prefer a buffalo wing that is not super drenched in sauce and has a lot of heat. These wings... More 

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new york
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

High ceilings with wood give smugglers a great vibe with lots of tvs around the perimeter if you want to eat and catch a game. Fish and chips was excellent but you can not leave without having the mushrooms. Either as a side dish or on the toast. Casual. Not stiff easy restaurant to go to with your family

Thank New_Yorker_In
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This busy fun pub was just what we needed to cap off a great day of skiing. We sat at the bar for our meal and met other visitors to the area. Ribs and burgers recommended.

Thank Jenny G
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stumbled in this pub looking for a quick lunch while skiing, and we were positively surprised. The Burger were superb, the local beer excellent and the service very attentive, all for a moderate price (for telluride standards). Will definitively return.

Thank marta c
san antonio
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78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Will we ever learn? Crowded and noisy, which would be OK if the service and food were good. Our waiter spent his entire time tapping the computer right by our table, yet not noticing that we weren't getting our order. We waited at least 30 minutes for our round of drinks (might have been 45). We watched other tables who... More 

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josh_klein, Owner at Smugglers Brew Pub, responded to this review

the mac family of san antonio, Even after dozens of our guests stop me everyday to simply to tell how much they love Smuggler's it's still disappointing to read about a guest's negative experience. It is true that we are a very busy restaurant. It is true that it can be noisy at times. It is true that we work... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Smugglers had a decent menu and good selection of beers. It is a good lunch or dinner place that is reasonably priced for Telluride.

Thank Jack W
Santa Barbara, California
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch while skiing and we ordered the ribs on a whim. Boy we're we surprised. They were the best. As in fall off the bone, moist and meaty. We ended up eating a whole slab. The say they're "Asian" but the sauce only had a hint of Asian spices. The beer selection is also very good.... More 

Thank Jim S
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best burger I've had since I got to Telluride. We walked in without a reservation and they out two tables together for us immediately. Huge meals that were delicious and not expensive.

Thank Michelle W
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally a restaurant in Telluride that doesn't try to rip you off. Good burgers, good appetizers and great beer. Prices are very reasonable, especially after you try some of those big metro wanna be joints.

Thank Bart T
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food atmosphere and service at Smugglers. Beef Tacos much enjoyed and rave reviews fir the pork chop. Service by Doc was attentive but still casual...a real pro who isn't afraid to recommend food and beverages. Reasonable prices and the perfect Telluride evening.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 South Pine Street, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-5620
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?