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Element 47

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675 E Durant Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-2001 (Spring St.)
+1 970-920-6330
07:00 - 21:00
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San Diego, California
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18 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything was delicious, but the egg yolk ravioli stands out! A great appetizer. Everyone went above and beyond to offer wine pairings, food suggestions and just to make sure we were okay. Great atmosphere for our last night in Aspen. The Valrhona Sphere was a fun, delicious dessert.

Thank Sara S
Grant B, General Manager at Element 47, responded to this review

Dear Sara S, Thank you for the review! I am happy to hear that our fine foods and wines made a great impression on you. It is wonderful to see that our extensive efforts provided you an enjoyable dining experience, and that it was a great last night for you in Aspen. I hope I can welcome you back soon... More 

Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is one I would not miss on any rip to Aspen. Service and food are top notch. They were also highly available for my Vegan dietary needs. Also there Wine list is amazing. The Wine service is exactly what it should be. I would run back here time and again. The Ambiance is very romantic but that doesn't... More 

Thank jeffreysilver
Grant B, General Manager at Element 47, responded to this review

Dear jeffreysilver, Thank you for the great review! We are proud of the team we have here at element 47, and train them to provide top notch Five-Star service. We source our ingredients locally and organic as much as possible, and I am happy to hear your dietary needs were met wonderfully. Our renowned wine program sets us apart, and... More 

Aspen, Colorado
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99 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful restaurant for fine foods and a variety of libations in the Little Nell Hotel. In Winter there is a large after-ski social environment, but the "living room" off of the lobby, is always filled with wall to wall BEUTIFUL people, &, if one is interested in people watching, this is the place to be and socilize.

Thank Aspeneyesurgeon
Grant B, General Manager at Element 47, responded to this review

Dear Aspeneyesurgeon, Thank you for the wonderful review! I am happy to hear you enjoy our selection of fine foods and drinks. We are proud to use local and organic ingredients whenever possible to provide the best dining experience for our guests. The Little Nell Hotel's living room is a wonderful place to have a drink, mingle, and people watch!... More 

Aspen, Colorado
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated my wife's birthday at Element 47 enjoyed the best meal we have eaten in Aspen in the last year!!! Inventive fine cuisine, extraordinary flavors, deep wine list, excellent service. When you want to really give your taste buds a treat---- give it a try.

Thank William81611
GrantBarrette, General Manager at Element 47, responded to this review

Dear William81611, Thank you for the wonderful review! I am elated to hear that you enjoyed celebrating your wife's birthday with us! Our fine dining cuisine and extensive wine list provides a great experience for any celebration. "Best meal in Aspen in the last year" is quite the compliment, and I look forward to welcoming you back soon for another... More 

Grand Cayman
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very special birthday dinner at Element 47 so had high expectations and they met them and more! The service, ambiance, wine selection were all great but the food was exceptional! If you have a special occasion or just want to spoil yourself book a dinner at Element 47 you won't be disappointed!

Thank CaymanDeb
GrantBarrette, General Manager at Element 47, responded to this review

Dear CaymanDeb, Thank you for the wonderful review! I am very happy to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed celebrating a birthday dinner with us! We have high expectations for ourselves, and I am glad it was reflected onto you. Element 47 is a great place to celebrate any occasion. I look forward to welcoming you back soon for another enjoyable... More 

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We got engaged in Aspen in Jan 2016 and dined at Element 47 that evening. It was such a wonderful experience we decided to go back for our wedding! We were just married in a small ceremony (only us and our two children) and arranged for a private room at Element 47. The staff was so friendly and accommodating. They... More 

Thank Meghan B
Englewood, Colorado, USA
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This elegantly appointed, small, galley style restaurant is well situated in the Little Nell Hotel at the base of Aspen Mountain. The clamor from the adjacent bar, including competing music, causes it to be fairly noisy. The waiters/waitresses and maitre'd are friendly. Try not to be seated by the door to the kitchen, (where we were seated), as the tight... More 

Thank PeteN01
Johnstown, PA
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119 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

My wife and I visited this restaurant on a recent ski trip to Snowmass. We stayed in the Snowmass Village. It was easy to get here using the free shuttle bus service from Snowmass Village to the Ruby Park Transit Center in downtown Aspen (about 30 to 40 minute ride because of multiple stops). It is just a short walk... More 

Thank HiddenGem2010
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697 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We had dinner at Element 47 on a visit to Aspen last year and were blown away by our meal. The service, from start to finish, was impeccable, and the food was delicious. We ordered a tasting menu with wine pairings and the sommelier was excellent – he even took us down to the restaurant’s wine cellar at one point... More 

Thank stephandgio_m
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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265 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I had very high expectations from Element 47. I had heard great things about Element 47 and I've been a fan of Little Nell since the '80s. And I used to love Montagna. Hearing that they were offering a discount for all of the wines on their Burgundy list really set the bar high! And as wonderful as the meal... More 

Thank Jay M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 675 E Durant Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-2001
    (Spring St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen
  • Phone Number: +1 970-920-6330
It's been called Aspen's "finest spot to wine, dine and unwind." The name element 47 pays tribute to silver, the precious metal that first put Aspen on the map, and to the finest silver service cuisine -for breakfast, lunch, apres and dinner, 7 days a week. Our team of culinary and wine professionals is one very good reason we have enjoyed the rare 5-Star, 5-Diamond ranking for so long. Whether you ski in for lunch, drop in at the bar for a more casual rendezvous, or join us for the most special of occasions, you'll be greeted with warmth, not formality. You'll find the ambience - ceiling-height glass cases with some of our rarest wines, art by Michelle Grabner, Cameron Martin, Angel Otero, Scott Reeder, Philip Vanderhyden, Jose Lerma - as fine as the dining.

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