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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“calamari” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Italian, Pizza, Pub
€€ - €€€
68 El Jebel Rd, El Jebel, CO 81623-8531
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 12 September 2016

More like a friendly inn than a restaurant, you always feel welcome at the Tavern. Their food is consistently good, great presentation, just right portions. Make sure that you carefully consider the specials, usually terrific. Also check to see if the Happy Hour is on...More

Thank zgshaw
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I hadn't been to this restaurant for a few years (side note: nice to know it's still around) but was disappointed that there weren't more options for vegetarians. The menu has a variety to choose from except for people like me. But the mushroom lasagna...More

Thank lulubird487
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This place has wonderful mussels and burgers. They also have wonderful specials throughout the week. I have taken my family here when they visit and I go there a lot because of the food and the atmosphere.

Thank janery
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Not just Italian food. They have a large variety of dishes from pastas and seafood to gourmet pizzas and burgers. Great beer selection. Cool atmosphere and friendly staff. Outdoor seating when it's warm and a playground for kids that keeps them entertained away from the...More

Thank Tommy M
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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
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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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