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The Eldo Brewery and Happy Trail's Cafe

215 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9608
+1 970-349-6125
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (8 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
“great beer” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
215 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9608
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A bustling place on a rainy afternoon! We enjoyed the beer selection and the roof top seating. The crowd was energetic and friendly.

Thank LeoJ3
Reviewed 6 days ago

That is their slogan. Its a total locals hangout, but with good drinks at fantastic prices, and it doesn't hurt that it has a second story balcony that overlooks the heart of downtown Crested Butte on Elk Ave. .... And the food doesn't suck either...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to The Eldo a few years ago with a friend and remembered how fun the upstairs outside patio was - very lively & fun overlooking the street below. So as I was staying another night In Crested Butte this was my first place...More

Thank vagabondginger
Reviewed 11 August 2017

A great dive bar for drinks and people watching. Highly recommend! Sit outside on the deck and take in that Colorado air. We would sit outside and watch the storms roll in. We didn't eat this time around, but the food looked like typical bar...More

Thank RubiBleu66
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The oldest bar in Crested Butte and a local hang out. Good cheap drinks in a nice, dark, but fun bar. Good music in the evenings and if you dare, try the mystery shot! 6 bagged bottles and one roll of the dice! Fun for...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Stopped here for food and beer as part of a roadtrip to Crested Butte. Seriously good beer brewed here by a fastidious head brewer. Good range/variety of beers. Ate burgers of excellent quality - all fresh produce used. Table football was a hit for my...More

Thank Ian I
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were doing a beer tour and drove up to crested butte to try some beer and food. We were slightly disappointed as they only had 2 of their own beers available. The beer my husband had was good and we had onion rings and...More

Thank Kenmarsam
Reviewed 4 April 2017

It's a sunny place for shady people. Great place to sit out on their deck and have a drink or two while the wife and kids are shopping

Thank Todd E
Reviewed 30 March 2017

So, I'm a hippy dude in disguise, and The Eldo scratches that itch. It's def gonna have that local vibe, although I think the party sect of the vacation crews will also show up here. Eldo actually brews their own beer (it's average) and has...More

Thank theinsurancetraveler
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We always try to stop in local brewery scene when traveling, Crested Butte only has a sudo place for they brew, and also have others beer, so they like a taproom with music. looked like they have live music on weekends, funky bands too. Loved...More

Thank HeatherColoradogirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9608
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-349-6125
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