Aspen, Colorado, dining is legendary. The list of 4- and 5-star restaurants is seemingly endless, and the landscape of Aspen cuisine is always changing. So this week, the Frias Properties blog team rounded up our resident foodie – Real Estate Assistant Pam Bakios – to give us an update on all the can’t-miss eats and treats in town.
Below, Pam gives us her thoughts of some of the most popular dining establishments in town, from old favorites to new.
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Cache Cache – 205 S. Mill St. 970-925-3835. Pam says: “One of my favorite restaurants. Get there before 6:30 p.m. to sit at the bar. Bar menu is cheaper. The trout is fabulous!”
Rustique – 216 S. Monarch St. 970-920-2555. Pam says: “I love their mac and cheese. They’ve won the Mac & Cheese Festival every year. The cheeseburger is humungous! Nice atmosphere. Steve, the waiter and bartender, is very friendly and accommodating.”
Pinions - 105 S. Mill St. 970-920-2021. Pam says: “Good food!”
Ellina - 430 E. Hyman Ave. 970-925-2976. Pam says: “I haven’t been for quite some time.”
L’Hostaria – 620 E. Hyman Ave. 970-925-9022. Pam says: “It has a good bar menu. Food is good.”
Brexi Brasserie – 411 S. Monarch St. 970-925-2838. Pam says: “I like their big bar to have a drink.”
Mezzaluna – 624 E. Cooper Ave. 970-925-5882. Pam says: “A hangout for visitors! Happy Hour pizza and a glass of wine or beer will fill you up.”
The Wild Fig – 315 E. Hyman Ave. 970-925-5160. Pam says: “I haven’t been for quite some time.”
Campo de Fiori – 205 S. Mill St. 970-920-7717. Pam says: “Good Italian food and wine.”
Pacifica – 307 S. Mill St. 970-920-9775. Pam says: “The best outdoor patio. Grab an appetizer and a drink; sit down to watch all the various people walk by.”
Takah Sushi – 320 S. Mill St. 970-925-8588. Pam says: “Bring on the Negi Maki! The Atomic Shrimp is very tasty. Try some sake! Nice atmosphere.”
Matsuhisa – 303 E. Main St. 970-544-6628. Pam says: “Good food.”
White House Tavern – 302 E. Hopkins Ave. 970-925-1007. Pam says: “Great remodel. The grouper sandwich is very tasty.”
Jimmy’s Restaurant – 205 S. Mill St. 970-925-6020. Pam says: “The Mad Dog Salad is great. The best martinis in town!”
The Red Onion – 420 E. Cooper Ave. 970-925-9955. Pam says: “Good place to grab something light and sit on the patio.”
BB’s Kitchen - 525 E. Cooper Ave. 429-8284. Pam says: “I like the atmosphere and the food is good. I prefer to have a salad on a hot day on the patio. Glass of wine, too!”
Little Annie’s - 517 E. Hyman Ave. 970-925-1098. Pam says: “A local’s favorite hangout. They serve big dishes of wholesome comfort food. If you’re on a diet – stay away!”
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