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The Red Onion

) #14 of 113 Restaurants in Aspen €€ - €€€ American, ,
420 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1832
+1 970-925-9955
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
420 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1832
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1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband, sister and her boyfriend stopped in here after taking the free bus from the Highlands area. We had hiked Crater Lake and were ready for some real food. This place was very unique, with a great history. Bathrooms are downstairs, so if that...More

Thank KKJACKS
Reviewed 2 days ago

Elk Bolognese is comforting and delicious. I dont think the pasta is fresh but it was cooked perfectly. The soft cheese on top added a creamy, cool accompaniment. At 23 bucks in this town you cant get much better without spending a lot more. We...More

Thank oishifoodie
Reviewed 3 days ago

The pub-like food is average to good; the service was mediocre. This is a non-memorable place in a lovely location. Like everything in Aspen add 50% to what you'd pay elsewhere.

Thank DRWMETMAN
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped in for lunch and glad we did. the salads with grilled chicken were really good and the glass of wine was only $6. service was good. nice spot on the main drag.

Thank TexasTravler45
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the oldest bar in Aspen, Colorado, and we love it. There is outdoor space for sipping beverages and chatting. . .there are comfy stools and benches inside for eating and drinking...the staff are cool, the grub is actually tasty--try the chicken wings with...More

Thank stardust2newyorkcity
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a Portlander, I loved the Onion. It had a cozy barroom feel with a good selection of local beers on tap and pretty typical bar food. Prices weren't outrageous -- which is a nice find in Aspen -- and it wasn't crowded when I...More

Thank khg2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is a solid three stars, the service is better. We were in a hurry so our server accommodated us, nothing memorable on the food front, but we were grateful to get something to eat before our scheduled event. Outdoor patio is nice place...More

Thank Toro9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A cool, trendy historic pub in downtown Aspen. We stopped for appetizers on our way to another restaurant for dinner. We ordered the crispy onion rings served with chili-lime dipping sauce. Wonderful! A great place in Aspen to mingle with the locals while enjoying a...More

Thank RandyZ203
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant several times in the past and thought it was an interesting place with average food. My most recent visit was more than disappointing. . I had a salad with mediocre ingredients and tough chicken breast pieces. The waiter complained...More

Thank 116loretta
Brad S, Manager at The Red Onion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 116loretta, I apologize for the poor service. It is our policy that the customer is first and foremost. A server should never give excuses for poor service, especially not to a customer. If a server is behind they should ask a team member for...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Great local hangout. Live music most nights, good food and fun atmosphere. The Steak Philly Sandwich and onion rings are the best!

Thank Fun4us5
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Jane H
30 March 2017|
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Response from Brad S | Property representative |
yes we are open year-round. see you soon
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LindaSolomon S
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Response from Bointer | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they have gluten free choices. You would need to check their menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1832
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-925-9955
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Description
Original building and bar from 1892 in the heart of Aspen on the mall.
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