Aspen travel guide

Dining in Aspen, CO

The quality of Aspen dining wins accolades year after year. Aspen’s dining features everything from fresh sushi to comfort foods like truffle mac 'n' cheese. The chefs aim to please!

In winter, travel by SnoCat, gondola, or sleigh to enjoy an exceptional evening at one of the off-the-beaten-track eateries. During the summer, take your meal outdoors, dining alfresco under clear alpine skies.

Aspen’s nightlife is legendary. After an afternoon spent sipping a locally-handcrafted ale or browsing in one of the amazing art galleries, dine at one of the award-winning restaurants. Then dance the night away at one of Aspen's lively clubs and bars.

14th Annual Aspen Arts Festival

July 23rd, 2016 - July 24th, 2016

Come join in the fun of Aspen's largest annual Arts Festival. Experience and become inspired by the hundreds of vendors selling a wide range of creations among the beautiful Aspen views.

Jazz Aspen Labor Day Experience

September 2nd, 2016 - September 4th, 2016

Enjoy three nights of music by performers such as Train, The Killers, and Stevie Wonder, and more. Indulge yourself with food vendors and bars from your favorite Aspen restaurants.

Golden Leaf Half Marathon

September 24th, 2016

Experience what Trail Runner Magazine calls one of “America’s 14 Most Scenic Races.” The Golden Leaf Half attracts runners from across the country excited about the opportunity to run in one of the most beautiful foot races in the Rockies. The high-energy event draws in plenty of visitors and is sure to be a fun day for the whole family.

Restaurants in Aspen, CO


Social offers a dining experience that is distinctively social, serving up shared dishes in a vibrant and pleasurable atmosphere. 304 East Hopkins Ave.

Zane's Tavern

If you’re looking for a relaxed restaurant and bar, this is the place. Open for lunch, happy hour, and dinner, Zane’s offers authentic Mexican/American cuisine in a cozy sports bar atmosphere. Located on Snowmass Village Mall, across from Gene Taylor’s.


Serving up a fresh fusion of Chinese, Thai, and Japanese cuisines, Asie Restaurant is the only restaurant in Aspen that provides fresh sushi and sashimi during lunch. 413 East Main St.

Hickory House Ribs

Open since 1988, this family-owned ribhouse offers award-winning ribs and sauces. 730 W Main St.

Campo de Fiori Ristorante

Offering a variety of fresh, authentic Italian cuisine in an award-winning, festive atmosphere.  Sophisticated wine menu. 205 South Mill St.