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Camp 4 Coffee

(970) 349-5148

402 1/2 Elk Ave., Crested Butte 

Camp 4 Coffee, proud recipient of the Best Coffee In Town award, 1998. Their motto: Third World Technology, First World Flavor. Home of the fastest breakfast in town: coffee and a breakfast burrito for $3.50 in two minutes or less. And it tastes good, too!  There are three locations: downtown Crested Butte, Mt. Crested Butte Bus Stop, and CB South Park and their additional location in Riverland!

Crested Butte: Open 6:30am to 5:30pm at 402 1/2 Elk Avenue  

Crested Butte South: Open 5:00am to 11am at 161 Gillaspey Ave

Coal Creek Grill 

(970) 349-6645

129 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

Located in the Forest Queen building on the west side of town Coal Creek Grill has your perfect mountain breakfast. Bacon, french toast, eggs, bloodys, mimosas, and more. Enjoy brunch creekside on the patio this summer.

Open 8am to 9pm

First Ascent Coffee Roasters

(970) 349-5434

21 Elk Avenue Crested Butte


First Ascent Coffee Roasters sources the highest quality coffee they can find, because they believe that paying a premium price for a premium product is a beautiful way to ensure happiness all around: the farmers are paid good wages, the coffee remains high quality, and they are able to drink and serve a seriously delicious product.


They roast all our coffee in house, in small batches. Their goal is to bring out the natural sweetness and distinct characteristics already present, thus highlighting the unique tastes of each region. Continuing their obsession with quality, they choose to make their own organic nut milks and syrups so they can guarantee an excellent beverage without the use of preservatives or additives.  They know exactly what goes in to each cup they serve and are proud to say that it’s awesome.


Open daily from 7:00am-5:00pm.


Gas Cafe One Stop

(970) 349-9656

Box 2119, Crested Butte

A charming little rest stop, Gas Cafe serves up some of the best breakfast in all of Crested Butte. This is not your average quick stop! Featuring great sandwiches and burgers along with gluten-free bun choices, this place was awarded 'Best Hang Over Food,' and they truly deserve it. Grab a sandwich to go or sit down and play their Pac Man machine. If you're hitting the road or the slopes early in the morning, this is the best place to go to get an early breakfast... and a delicious one at that!

Open 6:30am – 9pm

Izzys Deli

(970) 349-5630

218 Maroon Ave (Behind the brick oven), Crested Butte 

Come visit izzys and you'll never have breakfast envy again. Izzys specializes in great homecooked meals. All of their breakfasts are served with homemade breads or bagels. Mouth watering specialty items like latkes, french toast on home made challah bread and awesome breakfast bagels make this a one of a kind dining experience. And that's just the beginning. Their sandwiches are awesome! Also served on homemade bread using the finest quality meats and cheeses, the locals have voted izzys "best sandwich"and "best breakfast". All of their soups are home-made and absolutely fabulous. They have beautiful Creekside seating during the summer months. And their bench out front stays sunny all year long

Open 7 AM- 1 PM every day except Tuesday. You can call in your order to be ready by 7am in winter or summer. They are located a little off the beaten path, just behind the brick oven. Visit them for breakfast and lunch and experience the a real charmer of Crested Butte!

McGill’s at Crested Butte

(970) 349-5240

228 Elk Ave, Crested Butte


Enjoy homemade breakfasts such as French toast with real maple syrup, eggs benedict, and fresh baked biscuits. Don’t miss out on an awesome brunch and lunch menu with a full assortment of soups, salads, and sandwiches. We fancy the avocado, bacon, tomato and spinach sandwich.


Open daily 6:30am – 3pm

Niky’s Mini Donuts


327 Elk Ave, Crested Butte


Donuts are made hot and fresh while you wait. No old stale donuts here. Watch the machine make up to 2000 mini-donuts per hour! The mini-donuts are served warm covered with glaze, cinnamon & sugar, powdered sugar, ice cream or with a hipster topping.  Try their amazing milkshakes, malts, soft serve ice cream and floats!


Now serving soft serve ice cream!


Open daily from 8am to 10pm.

Paradise Café

(970) 349-6233

Elk Ave, Crested Butte 

A Crested Butte tradition for over 14 years, Paradise Cafe offers a casual atmosphere and excellent food. Specializing in your favorite breakfast burritos, skillets, pancakes, fresh fruit and traditional breakfasts. Plus cheese steaks, soup, deli sandwiches, burgers, and vegetarian fare for lunch. Full kid’s menu. Serving breakfast, lunch, and Sunday brunch until 1:00pm.

Open 7am – 2pm, Sun 7am – 1pm

Breakfast and lunch served Mon-Sat 7am - 2pm
Breakfast Only Sunday's 7am - 1pm

Rumors Coffee & Tea House

(970) 349-7545

414 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

Rumors Coffee and Tea House is a full service espresso bar in downtown Crested Butte that offers a wide selection of coffee, loose leaf teas and other specialty beverages.  They are located adjacent to Townie Books, a wonderful little indie bookstore for your browsing pleasure.  Rumors was founded by Danica and Arvin Ram in 2009 and they've been loving the bean ever since. Join them for a great place to meet, relax, surf the web, and get your buzz.  Rumors also hosts various artistic events including live music and art openings!

Open 7:30am – 6pm with breakfast burritos to go and a full service espresso and tea bar.

The Bakery at Mt. Crested Butte/Brown Lab Pub

(970) 349-4757

22 Crested Butte Way, Suite-3, Mt. Crested


The Sunflower Deli

(970) 376-6866

214 Elk Ave, Crested Butte

Offering delicious, organic and seasonal fair. For over a decade Scott and Robin have been passionate about food and crested butte. They have enjoyed re-inventing themselves and have assembled a menu they are crazy about. Their space is simple and clean while their sandwiches are gourmet and creative. Stop by, say hi and try their tasty sandwiches. 

Open 11am – 2pm

Special thank you to Visit Crested Butte for restaurant information.

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