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Alpino Vino

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Italian, Wine Bar
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See Forever Ski Run, Mountain Village, CO 81435
+1 970-728-7474
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Crown Point
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stop when coming down from gold hill express while heading doing see forever run. The wine selection was very good and the heaters outside made it tolerable in a snow storm.

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Thank Joseph R
Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wine pairings were excellent. The food, however, was disappointing, Wait staff was very dedicated but were there to educate the less cultured. Questions were not welcomed when it came to the wine origin. I had the salmon, it was delicious. The greens were a bit overpowered with flavoring. The real disappointment was dessert. The choices were cheeses or a... More 

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Thank S P
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been coming to Telluride a couple times a year for five years now. We always skied by Alpino Vino and never stopped. Finally we did, for lunch, and it was worth it. Greeted by a lovely hostess and taken to a cozy table in front of a crackling fire. We had the antipasto plate of... More 

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Greenwich
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot say enough good things about our dinner! Just want to do it again! The wine pairings made it very special.

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Thank Eliza C
Houston
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is over the top with views to die for, food that's awesome considering it's being cooked at close to 12,000 feet! and the wine list is second-to-none! Service is what you'd expect at a 5-Star restaurant. Can't say enough! You just have to experienced it yourself!

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Thank Erin E
Austin, TX
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been visiting Alpino Vino for years. We thoroughly enjoy the five course paring of Italian wine with the Italian cuisine. This New Year's Day, we invited some friends to join us and they were amazed. The snowcat ride up the mountain was warm and comfortable. Our servers Daniel and Luke greeted us with big smiles... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is 5star on slope the locals report Lunch is not for teens Or kids I took 2 kids with me waited for 45 min And had seats for 6 The mater dei Gave our other 3 seats to a ski instructor who did not even have to wait a minute It who you know out here in telluride We... More 

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Darien, Connecticut
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This restaurant evokes European skiing (as someone who has done a fair bit of skiing in France and Switzerland am serious!) and has a great atmosphere. The wine list and the wine choices are great. And the food is tasty. Service was really slow but every one of the staff is very pleasant. It gets cold if you are not... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We are typically a family that carries a back pack full of sandwiches for lunches on slopes-this was a memorable exception! Nestled near the top of the mountain with outdoor seating managed with heat lamps and big blankets. Paninis, grilled cheese and soup tasted great but not sure you should ever pay $26 for a grilled cheese! However, if looking... More 

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Thank Colleen W
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

WOW! Gorgeous little chalet style restaurant with REAL coffee and the best menu I've seen on the mountain. The price is also something to be aware of as its very expensive ($8USD for a cuppa ..) We ordered the special which was a pork sausage panini with caramalised onion, seeded mustard and cooked to perfection. YUM! It's big enough to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$75
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: See Forever Ski Run, Mountain Village, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Mountain Village
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-7474
Description
Originally a private retreat built on a historic mining claim, this new addition to Telluride’s award-winning restaurants is a quaint European hütte perched near the top of Gold Hill.With hand-hewn beams and furniture crafted from reclaimed wine barrels, Alpino Vino provides a high alpine ambience and is reminiscent of restaurants found throughout the Dolomites of Northern Italy. Inside, a warm and inviting atmosphere, complete with a wood burning fireplace, stone floors and exposed wood beams, provides a perfect retreat from the slopes.Situated at 11,966’, Alpino Vino offers fantastic views of the Wilson Range. The expansive multi-tiered deck is a truly unique spot to enjoy a glass of wine with its European teak furniture, coveted daybed and comfortable sheepskin throws. An outdoor wine bar offers a spectacular setting for a midday escape.To visit Alpino Vino during the ski season, take Gold Hill Express (Lift 14) and turn left off the lift to ski down See Forever to our front door.Come enjoy the unique experience that is Alpino Vino!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?