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Tempranillo

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165 Midland Ave, Basalt, CO 81621 (Two Rivers Road)
+1 970-927-3342
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Denver, Colorado
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I seem to be visiting everyplace twice lately. Tempranillo is no exception. We came once with a large party of about 15 for a birthday, and again with a small group of 4. Both experiences were wonderful. Tempranillo is in a cute old building on Basalt's main street. Ancient wood floors seem to slant from one end to another. There... More 

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Thank FlowerGirlCO
Longmont, United States
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tapas were incredible . The main dishes too. Had the lobster ravioli , lamb shank and see food paella. All were very tasty and and authentic . Service was ok but could have been a little friendlier. Seems like the server was always in a hurry. The disappointing thing is that they did not have an expreso machine. Very... More 

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Thank Juan V
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Variety and flavour of food is exceptional. With the small plate tapas format you can enjoy so many different selections at one sitting. Atmosphere is always buzzing. Friendly and welcoming staff.. Not to be missed!

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Thank Julian H
McKinney, Texas
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here so many times and for different reasons, and have never been disappointed. We've done family dinners, and friends get togethers here and will definitely come back. The waiters have always been friendly and most knowledgeable about helping us with our wine selection. Whether you eat inside or outside, it's a real treat to dine here!

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Thank Texastwizzler
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our large group ate at Tempranillo last night. We all enjoyed our meal which was a combination of tapas, pasta dishes, salads and meat entrees. The food was delicious!Additionally, the service was prompt, friendly, and attentive. We would definitely return to Tempranillo when we are in the area again.

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Thank Patebba
Basalt, Colorado, United States
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

An outstanding meal at bar on very, very busy night. Service at bar was attentive, profession. Bottle of wine from Tempranillo region plus 5 tapas plates: grilled vegs, calamari (grilled & fried), shrimp, tuna tartar. More than ample--could easily done with four. Total bill including tip, tax was $100. If in a hurry quicker service available at bar. Extensive craft... More 

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Thank Sandy K
Longmont, Colorado
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Husband and I stopped here for dinner during a weekend trip around Pitkin. Food was absolutely delicious - simple, very tasty, healthy "home-prepared" style - and the wine and gin&tonic were just as good! Owners are great and take care of their customers - from checking we had enough bread, to bringing us an extra seat cushion. We ate outside... More 

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Thank CO126
Sarasota, Florida
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128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

2 visits over 2 months. Great great food ( tapas style ) , make sure they let you know the "special " prices . When every tapas is in 10.-/15.- range you don't expect the specials to run 20.- each. The food is fantastic , service is overwhelmed on weekends but again , beautiful restaurant in the old Basalt. Diner... More 

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Thank Cyril I
Woodstock IL
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and drink in this charming restaurant in downtown Basalt Colorado! Both tapas choices and full plates with good wine selections! Will definitely look forward to another evening at Tempranillo!

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Thank TrishBehr
Springfield, Missouri
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We ate on the porch as it was a lovely evening so I cannot speak to the atmosphere inside but the porch was very pleasant. Service was very good as was the food. Salads were an artful blend of fresh fruit and vegetables tastefully blended with just the right amount of dressing. We shared a steak and it was cooked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Spanish, Mediterranean
Meals
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, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Midland Ave, Basalt, CO 81621
    (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

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