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Telluride Bistro

138 East Colorado Avenu, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-5239
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (12 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 5 days ago

We visited for an early lunch. We had visited previously and yet again we were not disappointed. It really is a nice place to visit with indoor and outdoor seating. The menu is good and the food was served as ordered and hot! Betsy our...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently traveled to Telluride with friends and on our first night we had dinner at the Telluride Bistro. It was outstanding. We started by sharing the carpaccio and it was delicious. We shared a shared a Caesar salad and it was perfect with fresh...More

Thank atljpb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They offer blankets outside if you get chilly. We enjoyed a lunch with the house red wine. I had the chicken panini and it was not as pressed as I like but still ver delicious. My husband had the pizza and highly recommend.

Thank Relocations
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I discovered this wonderful Bistro last year at the Telluride Film Festival. I had met the owner and she said she was invited by a friend to visit. She fell in love with Telluride and stayed for the living. I went there four days in...More

Thank Toby G
Reviewed 13 August 2017

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 30 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
Fine Italian dining
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