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The Red Onion

) #15 of 112 Restaurants in Aspen $$ - $$$ American, Bar, Pub
420 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1832
+1 970-925-9955
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (57 reviews)
“spicy fries” (6 reviews)
“sliders” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
420 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1832
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1 - 10 of 353 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Quality classic American pub food, a bit pricey for what it is but then again it's Aspen and that is pretty much true across the board.

Thank Taryn F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always love Red Onion - Cheap Drinks (especially spirits) and good Happy Hour offerings. The terrace is great too.

Thank jacksogh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed having beers in this bar, in an old bank building, in downtown Aspen. Great atmosphere, friendly bartender.

Thank heindels
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had the famous Red Onion Salad which was very good. Decent beer selection. Good service. We would try again.

Thank Snoil54
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Good experience at the Red Onion. A classic bar in the front part of the building with dining in the back. The food and service was good and not as pricey as I expected for Aspen. +++

Thank mikejdav
Reviewed 27 March 2017

One of the oldest restaurants in Aspen, the atmosphere was great! food was very good, as was the service. They have a very large whiskey menu, which my husband loved.

Thank kmcd1114
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The title says it all. I had the cajun mahi mahi salad, my husband the Buffalo burger, and our son the pulled pork and cheddar sandwich. All very very good at very reasonable prices. We arrived while it was so happy hour so drunk prices...More

Thank dawnb843
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Had lunch at the Red Onion. The service was good and everyone liked their meals. We had a new born in a stroller and the staff moved tables to permit us to have the stroller at the table.

Thank David S
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We stopped in here for lunch on a snowy Mon afternoon and the place was packed. Nice atmosphere, good service and good food. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 16 March 2017

prompt friendly service. the trout was great. the burgers were good as well. the chicken wings so-so.

Thank Dkazooman
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Jane H
are you still open??
30 March 2017|
Response from Brad S | Property representative |
yes we are open year-round. see you soon
LindaSolomon S
What are your gluten free options?
12 January 2015|
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Response from Bointer | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they have gluten free choices. You would need to check their menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 E Cooper Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1832
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-925-9955
  • E-mail
Original building and bar from 1892 in the heart of Aspen on the mall.