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) #6 of 23 Restaurants in Basalt €€ - €€€ Spanish, Mediterranean
165 Midland Ave, Basalt, CO 81621-8305
+1 970-927-3342
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (39 reviews)
“paella” (10 reviews)
“salads” (8 reviews)
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Spanish, Mediterranean
€€ - €€€
165 Midland Ave, Basalt, CO 81621-8305
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is usually one of my favorite restaurants to visit when I'm in Basalt but last week's experience left much to be desired. The food here is always good but last week the service was painfully slow. Everything seemed to be off. When you wait...More

Thank thetravelteam
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Tempranillo is about choices - lots of interesting choices - small or large plates; moderate prices or more expensive; Spanish, Italian or other food choices; Spanish, Italian or many other excellent wines by the glass or bottle; or very good beer - domestic or international....More

Thank Geoda3
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My family went for dinner and had a mixed experience. Food, as with previous visits, gets 5 stars. It was service and grounds leaving a bad taste on a $350 check. Drink list presented but upon ordering cocktail was told we could only order "easy"...More

2  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I love coming to Tempranillo. The tapas are fantastic, and ladies night keeps the prices affordable.

Thank CoolTravelCat
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Tapas in Basalt, who would have thunk it. This is a great spot and a comfortable restaurant. We sampled a variety of the tapas offerings and of course they were wonderful. We found the staff to be lively, engaging and excellent at taking care of...More

Thank COparrotheads
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I definitely recommend this place and its more laid back than the photos suggest. We had a lot of fun with a group of friends for my 30th!

Thank Whateverisavailable
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Inviting restaurant with good food. Service is hit or miss. Wonderful outside deck for summer dining. Management is sometimes less than customer friendly.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 9 January 2017

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...More

Thank FlowerGirlCO
Reviewed 1 January 2017 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...More

Thank Juan V
Reviewed 31 December 2016 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!

Thank Julian H
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
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