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French Alpine Bistro - Creperie du Village

$$ - $$$, , French
400 E Hopkins Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1914
+1 970-925-1566
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (156 reviews)
“fondue” (130 reviews)
“croque madame” (12 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Austrian, Swiss, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
400 E Hopkins Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1914
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1 - 10 of 607 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

LOVE this place. You walk down the stairs into a basement like room and you are hit with a true authentic French restaurant as if it was in Paris itself. Inside the decor is just incredible. You truly need to see it. The food is...More

Thank Skiingk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food, Specials and Regular, charming atmosphere and amazing service every time we go there.

Thank claudettefraker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A taste of the French Alps!! A favorite while in Aspen, the space is quaint and romantic. The cheese fondue and Raclette are an experience on their own. On our last visit we tried their new menu, and it's filled with amazing dishes... rustic yet...More

1  Thank Macovox88
KarinDerly, Owner at French Alpine Bistro - Creperie du Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Macovox, thank you so much for your review. We are truly happy that you enjoyed our new winter menu dishes, together with the Fondue and Raclette experience. We have a new chef on board and are delighted to hear that our customers think his...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

Besides serving darn good "regular food" they also serve a variety of Crepes, which makes for interesting eating.More

Thank Aspeneyesurgeon
KarinDerly, Owner at French Alpine Bistro - Creperie du Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5 star review and for having taken the time to write it. We greatly appreciate that. We hope to see you soon for some lunch or dinner. We also currently offer a customer appreciation discount of 40% on our Fondues, Raclette...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

This place is like it was removed from France and out into Aspen. Decor is amazing, service was amazing, food was amazing! Can’t wait to come back here!More

Thank TravelJunkieJen
KarinDerly, Owner at French Alpine Bistro - Creperie du Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear TravelJunkieJen, thank you for pointing out the authenticity of our decor. One of the owners is French and the other one is Austrian. Hence, our restaurant is adorned with many historical items we brought with us from the Old World. We are even more...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

The perfect dinner was... a bottle of Chateuneuf Du Pape, French onion soup, steak fondue, Midnight in Paris dessert and the funky-named dessert that I can't pronounce. We had a wonderful candlelit dinner and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Lots of smiles. Would visit again.More

Thank Steven C
KarinDerly, Owner at French Alpine Bistro - Creperie du Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Steven, thank you for your kind words. The Chateauneuf-du-Pape wines are my personal favorite on the wine list and I am glad you enjoyed it! We are also proud to serve a red and white Chateauneuf-du-Pape by the glass as those are hard to...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

we only get to Aspen about every other year, but this has been a favorite since we discovered it 3-4 years ago. We are just finishing a week in Aspen and we came with a bunch of restaurants on our list - including Creperie du...More

Thank DLSGolfer
KarinDerly, Owner at French Alpine Bistro - Creperie du Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear DLSGolfer, we are so glad you discovered us and we are especially delighted that you joined us two nights in a row for dinner on your recent trip to Aspen. That is a huge compliment for us. Thank you also for pointing out to...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Tucked below street level is this small gem designed and decorated to fit right into old upscale France ... with cozy tables inside and outside in romantic cubbies. The food ... fondues (both cheese and chocolate) and crepes were magnificent! Foie Gras and onion soup...More

Thank 23travelinfool23
KarinDerly, Owner at French Alpine Bistro - Creperie du Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for saying that Aspen is lucky to have us! We so appreciate that. We are also very happy to hear that you did not only enjoy our old upscale French atmosphere but also the Foie Gras au Torchon, one of our...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

The atmosphere is very European. We went here for lunch instead of dinner because it was expensive. I had a crepe. My husband has escargot and we split a dessert crepe. The wine was excellent. They also do fondue. This was a very nice place...More

Thank Michael R
KarinDerly, Owner at French Alpine Bistro - Creperie du Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Michael, we are so glad you joined us for lunch. And we are even happier to read that you enjoyed our food and excellent wine in our cozy European bistro, which is indeed the perfect place to wait out a snowstorm. We hope to...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017

This restaurant is fantastic. We came as a family and had lunch there on Sunday. The food is fantastic, and very French. I've been to France so I had a point of reference and this place does it right. The Croque Madame was very good...More

Thank TheBlackCondor
KarinDerly, Owner at French Alpine Bistro - Creperie du Village, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear BlackCondor, merci beaucoup for your kind words. We are so happy we met your expectations on your most recent lunch with us! Our restaurant is indeed the only authentic French restaurant in Aspen (French owner, French chef, French servers, authentic French family recipes, true...More

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Beana803
12 September 2016|
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Response from KarinDerly | Property representative |
Dear Beana, we would love to have you at our restaurant. Please send me an email directly to info@lacreperieduvillage. com - let us know how many guests you would bring - for lunch it's first come first serve during the... More
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Beana803
12 September 2016|
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Response from Leslye321 | Reviewed this property |
Please try their website and fill out the reservation form. Then I would follow up with a phone call . Also very good is Rustique (another French restaurant with great French onion soup!) . Monarch has good French onion soup... More
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Schunnn
10 September 2015|
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Response from Terry M | Reviewed this property |
During Christmas you need a reservation anyplace you can get one. [Some restaurants don't take reservations, this restaurant takes will.] But, you don't have to make them now, you can make them in November. Ask for Raphael... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$46
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 E Hopkins Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1914
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-925-1566
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Description
Aspen Restaurant Recipient of Multiple Accolades La Crêperie du Village Recognized Nationally Cosmopolitan culinary connoisseurs searching for the elusive triad of a successful dining experience: excellent food, romantic atmosphere and reasonable prices, need look no further. The New York Times, in its February 7th, 2016 section, "36 Hours" in Aspen, Colorado, recommended La Creperie du Village as, "a cozy bistro" and fantastic dining option. Following suit, The Food Network, "...fell in love at first bite," and named French Alpine Bistro La Crêperie du Village as one of the Top 5 restaurants in the United States for Best Romantic Foods, specifically for their famous fondue. The French and Austrian owners have poured their hearts and souls into creating an atmosphere that is best described in one German word: gemütlich. The carefully chosen artifacts and candlelight combine to make this the perfect place for a romantic rendezvous, intimate rehearsal dinner or wedding party. According to co-owner KarinDerly, "We envisioned this as a place for people to create happy, lasting memories." Many many satisfied customers from around the world agree that La Crêperie du Village is a charming hideaway, surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, for lovers to share an intimate meal.
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