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Downvalley Tavern

€€ - €€€American, , Italian
68 El Jebel Rd, El Jebel, CO 81623-8531
+1 970-963-4388
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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10:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Bar, Italian, Pizza, Pub
€€ - €€€
68 El Jebel Rd, El Jebel, CO 81623-8531
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

This is a perfect example of a restaurant without a hint of a vision or clue of a direction. It uses "Tavern" in its name, but the bar has 9 seats. The menu is sparse and all of the dishes come from a high school...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We happened onto this by chance after a day of skiing at Snowmass. We were looking for good jazz for the evening and found this new, bright, clean restaurant Brewery with good food and good beer just across the street from the venue. I especially...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank rawtrip38
Reviewed 7 December 2017

A small, delightful lunch/dinner restaurant with single local owner/manager/chef ! Great American neuveau menu selection----very interesting choices. Rotating seasonal menu featuring local grown foods. A very good bar also, with nice apps selection. Popular with locals! Good value prices. Great for families. Will accept reservations...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank ct1219
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Good locally owned place. Nice atmosphere. Food is typical tavern fare. Nice place for lunch or dinner. Prices are reasonable.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank teachcolorado
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The main restaurant in Eljebel. Nice atmosphere and great food from the friendly staff. We really like the calamari and the ricotta fritters.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank petuniapeach
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I just had another exceptional dinner at the Down Valley Tavern near Basalt, Colorado. Sure, they serve drinks but it's less of a tavern and more of a restaurant. I ordered the grilled salmon over risotto with bits of pickled rhubarb. The salmon was perfectly...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank m0untaingirl2015
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I visited with friends. The atmosphere was pleasant. The wings were great. However the pizza was disappointing because of taste and presentation. Overall I felt that not much attention was being given to service and the food.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Matt M
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The food at the Down Valley Tavern is really, really good. The location is a bit off the beaten track next to an auto parts store but don't let that deter you. Every time I've been there, I've been impressed with the quality of the...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank m0untaingirl2015
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Went to Downvalley Tavern on the recommendation of a friend as we headed to Aspen for a play at the Wheeler Opera House. Our food was exceptional: spicy Tex-Mex, pork chop w/ an amazing glaze, and warm kale salad. All three of us were very...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank R S
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Good food, eclectic menu, active bar, moderate prices. Outdoor dining in summer. Seafood Pasta popular, as are burgers and pizza.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank 137robertl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
American, Bar, Italian, Pizza, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 El Jebel Rd, El Jebel, CO 81623-8531
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Jebel
  • Phone Number: +1 970-963-4388
  • E-mail
Italian inspired Tavern located in the heart of the Roaring Fork Valley, in El Jebel, Colorado. We use fresh ingredients and serve creative dishes in a comfortable atmosphere.
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