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Telluride Bistro

) #17 of 40 Restaurants in Telluride €€ - €€€ Italian
138 East Colorado Avenu, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-5239
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (22 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
“salads” (10 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30All hours
€€ - €€€
138 East Colorado Avenu, Telluride, CO 81435
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We came here on a recommendation from friends and weren't disappointed. The pasta and pizza was great, the wine was good and the service was spot on. We came with our 2 kids (ages 9 and 11) and they didn't bat an eye nor give...More

Thank TexasLonghorn6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We shared a chicken with brown butter sage gravy entree and the chef gave each of us a good size portion of chicken. Service was quick and excellent. We were seated immediately on the outdoor patio. They had a humningbird feeder so there were lots...More

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It took 45 minutes for our lunch to be served from the time we ordered. But that wasn't the horrible part. My husband has a severe gluten/wheat allergy...the kind of allergy that closes his airways. We made the staff aware of this several times when...More

Thank Luvin2roadtrip
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

There are many great dining options in Telluride, but the Telluride Bistro is our favorite! Whenever we visit Telluride, we have to visit the Bistro. The atmosphere is great, service is the best I've ever experienced in any fine dining restaurant, and the food is...More

Thank Brad T
Reviewed 19 March 2017

First the good parts about the Bistro. The food is excellent, nice sized portions, fresh ingredients. We ate here our first night in Telluride at the recommendation of The Inn at Lost Creek. Started with the anti-pasta, an excellent assortment of cold meats, pickles etc....More

1  Thank Robert B
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you for your comments, I regret that you had a bad experience. When we have guests that arrive without reservation they are to be notified that there might be a time limit for their dining experience. So from the whole staff at The Bistro:...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I wandered into the Telluride bistro and was greeted warmly by the owner, Marta, and bartender Sacha. I wasn't even hungry but the welcome I received made me want to try it out. I ordered the Penne Vodka - a basic dish but the chef...More

Thank sandrine o
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Than you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you again, Marta

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Service, food, ambience. All excellent. We had an excellent meal, fun interaction with the server. Really really good

Thank Kenneth W
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words, look forward to seeing you soon, cheers, Marta

Reviewed 10 January 2017

We have been going to Telluride for three years now and have eaten at ALL of the nice restaurants. All of the big names (Cosmopolitan, 221 Oak, etc., have been great one visit- and just ok the next). It wasn't until we wandered into the...More

Thank Jan S
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Jan, I thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking the time to write your review. My staff works incredibly hard to provide the perfect dining experience and it means so much when our guests take the time to recognize it. We look...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a great restaurant because if the weather is nice (Summer, Spring), you'll be able to dine outdoors on a patio. They offer blankets just in case the air is chilly, and I love that feature. A great place to people watch everyone walking...More

Thank Catheyn123
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2016

Thank you for your kind words, hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 26 October 2016

It's not a big place, but your taste buds will be living large! Service, ambiance and delicious pasta, this bistro has it all! It is conveniently located along the main drag with indoor and outside seating (weather permitting).

Thank Jack G
138bisto, Owner at Telluride Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

Thank you for your compliments, come back and see us soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 East Colorado Avenu, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-5239
  • E-mail
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