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165 Midland Ave, Basalt, CO 81621-8305
+1 970-927-3342
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“paella” (14 reviews)
“tapas” (43 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
165 Midland Ave, Basalt, CO 81621-8305
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Tempranillo is in downtown Basalt in a cool old historic building. There is a playground outside which makes this a great place to with kids in the summer. Every once in a while, they are not prepared for the crowd an event will bring in...More

Thank 171katy
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Let's hope the kitchen is not as disgusting as the men's room! Nice place but you know what they say. If the bathroom isnt clean. Ewe!

1  Thank keely145
Javier G, Owner at Tempranillo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The kitchen -- always impeccable as we are the only ones in it. The bathroom -- cleaned daily. March 11th in Aspen? Busy with spring break visitors! Up to you to make your call.

Reviewed 4 February 2018

Food always good. Service exceptional. Lots of vegetarian options. Great two for One Tappas on Tuesdays

Thank niki937
Javier G, Owner at Tempranillo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We love that you take advantage of the two for one Tapas Tuesdays at the Bar & Community Table! It's like a local secret : )

Reviewed 25 January 2018

Now where talking, the flavors and presentation are sensational. They've got it going with a comfortable vibe!

Thank jstntym
Javier G, Manager at Tempranillo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We always think of it as welcoming the community into our living room.

Reviewed 5 January 2018

We started with tapas: a Basque sausage tostada, Calamari in spicy red sauce and a salad with apple, greens and burrata. All were delicious, the calamari were very tender and the sauce spicy. The combination was also nice. We then shared seafood paella. It was...More

Thank robertinSJ
Javier G, Owner at Tempranillo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a shame! Sorry to just see this now. You can always come by the Spanish Food & Wine tent at Aspen Food & Wine where I cook the paella annually! We are well known for our Paella and would be honored with another chance.

Reviewed 14 November 2017

We were recently invited guests to this lovely restaurant in Basalt, CO. Our party consisted of 4 adults and 2 mature teens, so the small plates were a perfect appetizer choice which was shared by everyone. What a great menu selection and the chef prepared...More

Thank olinmom
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We had a nice evening enjoying a nice selection of tapas, including a lot of good vegetarian options. The wine list is extensive, but on the higher end (expensive). The waitress was knowledgeable and efficient. I highly recommend this restaurant for a nice evening out.

Thank bwinmd
Reviewed 16 October 2017

As others have said, the menu is quite varied and fun. Lots of choices for vegetarians, good wine and specialty cocktail drinks. The setting is quite comfortable but the best part of the evening was our waiter--he was not overly attentive, had good recommendations, and...More

Thank lulubird487
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Smack dab in the middle of old Basalt is some great food for foodies. Smaller tapas plates for sharing (lots of them) and specialty plates were spectacularly prepared and served by friendly servers. We ate inside with Spanish flavored decor and comfortable soft seating. The...More

Thank 23travelinfool23
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

There are so many great things to say about this place. Such a wide variety of dishes. Excellent wine list with so many reasonable priced options. Fun cocktail menu. Cozy atmosphere. Not to be missed!

Thank jennfrett
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Midland Ave, Basalt, CO 81621-8305
    (Two Rivers Road)
  • Public Transportation: RFTA bus stop from Aspen, Snowmass and Glenwood Springs is located less than 1 block from Tempranillo Restaurant. From the bus stop, follow Midland ave 1 block and Tempranillo Restaurant will be on the right hand side in the big yellow building.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Basalt
  • Phone Number: +1 970-927-3342
  • E-mail
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