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221 South Oak

221 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-9507
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“trout” (49 reviews)
“pecan pie” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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221 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
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1 - 10 of 437 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we showed up for a reservation. They couldn't find it. They eventually found it but it was clear they would not be able to seat us right away. The crowd was lined up outside and they weren't serving outside. So we went down the...More

Thank ZLOfan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled on 221 as we were toodling about Telluride. A cozy cottage feel and tiny upfront yard is slightly misleading as- once inside- the walls burst with colorful paintings by a local artist and the space thrums with the energy of a dedicated and...More

Thank Lyndice
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful breakfast on the patio. The salmon and corn cakes were amazing along with the chai seed pancakes. The pecan praline bacon was one of my favorite bites!!!

Thank Matthew Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent a late June 2017 weekend in Telluride for some hiking and relaxing. We're fans of Telluride, it is one of our favorite Colorado mountain towns. We had dinner three nights while there, and 221 South Oak was the best of...More

Thank boulderkc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fabulous meal there on the Saturday night of Bluegrass, and enjoyed every second of it. The menu was incredible, and everyone's entree was mouth-watering. I'd go there again in a heartbeat (and with a full wallet, of course ;-)

Thank ridgwayguy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food, service, and atmosphere here are incredible. We have eaten brunch and dinner at 221 S Oak multiple times, and even hosted a wedding event here. The owner is super responsive and accommodating, the staff is friendly and helpful, and the food is some...More

Thank HamJam2660
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chef did a great job accommodating gluten and dairy-free requests without losing any culinary deliciousness. Elk, lamb, trout, wild boar. All finger licking good!

Thank lalindabHolualoa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The chef takes care to ensure that every meal comes out perfectly. Our family was seated outside on the front terrace. The street was quiet and provided glimpses of some of the Victorian history that came before us. As for food, the carpaccio tuna, guacamole...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We have been trying to get to this restaurant for several years and the Colorado Vacation this year afforded us the opportunity to visit this quaint restaurant with Eliza Gavin as the renowned resident Executive Chef / Owner. This was the first night for reopening...More

Thank KiKiBug
Reviewed 31 May 2017

While the appetizers weren't our taste - the salads and entrees were quite unique and delicious. The chocolate dessert was pure decadence and not too large. Make a reservation and enjoy some colorado chic cuisine.

Thank Proseccolover73
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Louise S
6 April 2017|
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Response from Eliza g | Property representative |
Eliza Gavin
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Response from EricaMcD_7405 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't see this sooner. You will have to directly call the restaurant. They do take parties of six but they control when.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 13:00
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 South Oak Street, Telluride, CO 81435
    (Pacific St)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-9507
  • E-mail
Description
221 is set in a tastefully refurbished historic home nestled in the trees on South Oak Street, just steps from the Gondola. For years, 221 South Oak has been renowned for its intimate atmosphere, incredible food, extensive wine list, friendly service and uncompromising quality. Chef/Owner Eliza serves cuisine classified as Modern Bistro with an eclectic blend of flavors and styles. A mélange of seafood, game and beef, with accompaniments that range from Deep South to Calypso to Classical French to Californian Cuisine to Creole—we call it Eliza’s cooking.221 Offers Off-site Catering You're accustomed to great food at the restaurant, now experience it in your home. Whether it's a dinner party, quiet luncheon or drinks and nibbles, we're here for you. If you're lacking space for a large party, you may rent out 221. A great space for rehearsal dinners, family reunions, and holiday parties.
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