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Pine Creek Cookhouse

) #25 of 114 Restaurants in Aspen €€ - €€€ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
11399 Castle Creek Road, Aspen, CO 81611
+1 970-925-1044
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
11399 Castle Creek Road, Aspen, CO 81611
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After hiking the challenging and stunning Cathedral Lake Trail in the Maroon Wilderness, my teenage daughter and I needed a phone to call for a ride. Miles beyond cell service and civilization, we walked around the bend to the Pine Creek Cookhouse. This culinary outpost...More

Thank anne p
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We truly enjoyed our sleigh ride and dinner. I wish we would have gone on the earlier trip because it was dark so we could not see much on our sleigh ride. The stars were beautiful though for sure. The service was very good at...More

Thank Snoil54
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

During the winter you can only drive so far up Castle Creek Road, then you have to hike, cross country, sleigh, or whatever else you can think of to get there. Summer you can drive right up, or biking is a good way to earn...More

Thank Guana46
Reviewed 17 March 2017

An incredible place for a great family meal. The setting is the best in Aspen -- panoramic mountain views. The service is always excellent, and the waiters are invested in making the meal a fantastic experience. We have gone every year for 10 years, and...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went to Colorado for the first time. We went there with the purpose to do some snow shoeing in Aspen. The tour that we booked for the day was through ACES in coordination with this restaurant. I found the tour to...More

Thank Patty M
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A group of us cross country skied to the restaurant - some loved it and some did not enjoy the journey. The head lamps were fun to use and the tracks are perfectly groomed. It took us about 45 minutes and it was quite a...More

Thank mandjfoy
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This place is A1 Great food terrific service beautiful place and location Everything about this plays is classy Been here several times in the last few years Can't be reached by car in winter

Thank Gerard G
Reviewed 19 February 2017

If you do the skiing option, you really earn your dinner here! You hands down, cannot beat the scenery, skiing or riding around at 10k feet. Such a cool spot, you can make a whole day of it if you're looking for some time off...More

Thank peeterbraand
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We brought a party of 23 to enjoy a Christmas Eve sleigh ride and dinner at Pine Creek Cookhouse. The sleigh ride was AMAZING--the cowboys that managed the horses and guided the sleigh were friendly and charismatic. We sang Christmas carols and enjoyed the beautiful...More

Thank TexasHaHa
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We did the carriage ride and dinner at cook house and it was a beautiful trip and unique experience. We are very glad that we did it- however they lost one star for their service. Everyone there seemed to be annoyed or bothered to be...More

Thank elizabethfr
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are you opened the weekend of October 13, 2017?
30 March 2017|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Guana46 | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant. Like many places in Aspen, they are seasonal. A lot of places close mid to end of October until December.
Are you open the week of June 10, 2017?
6 March 2017|
Response from DownhillSkier67 | Reviewed this property |
I think so but I suggest calling Pine Creek Cookhouse to be sure.
How can we arrange a sleigh ride from aspen? Thank you
15 October 2016|
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Response from jpmd2002 | Reviewed this property |
In the winter, you can do sleigh rides around the downtown area. You cannot take a sleigh from Aspen to Pine Creek Cookhouse. The sleigh ride to the restaurant starts at the cross county ski center in Ashcroft and lasts... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 - 13:45
18:30 - 21:00
11:45 - 13:45
18:30 - 21:00
11:45 - 13:45
18:30 - 21:00
11:45 - 13:45
18:30 - 21:00
11:45 - 13:45
18:30 - 21:00
11:45 - 13:45
18:30 - 21:00
11:45 - 13:45
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11399 Castle Creek Road, Aspen, CO 81611
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-925-1044
  • E-mail
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