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Sherpa Cafe

$$ - $$$, Asian,
313 3rd St, Crested Butte, CO 81224
+1 970-349-0443
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Nepalese, Asian, Tibetan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
313 3rd St, Crested Butte, CO 81224
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Full disclosure - I love Himalayan / Nepalese food - the smells and flavors are intoxicating and Sherpa Cafe does not disappoint. Owned and run but a very cute and hardworking couple who serve authentic, full flavored food at a very inepensive price. Try the...More

Thank nymw
LindaLou777, Owner at Sherpa Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you for your review! Keep on hiking skiing or fishing!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

4 of us ate here recently. I had chicken momos. 2 others had Sherpa stew, 1 had curry. All meals were very tasty!

Thank rbs360
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I was making my annual pilgrimage to The Secret Stash pizzeria across the street when I picked up the scent of curry vapors. Right then and there I committed to my next meal. It did not disappoint. I had the chicken korma and it was...More

Thank WD P
LindaLou777, Owner at Sherpa Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you for your review! It's amazing that the aroma of our restaurant carries into the street. How cool is that?

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The food was wonderful. I have a strong love of Indian and Nepalese food so I have been to many. I was surprised to find such a good one in a mountain town. They didn't have a lot of choices for wine which was disappointing...More

Thank KKossoss
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Loved the food, variety and friendly young waiter that spent time in Tibet. He'll go far! That said, much room for improvements, so I'll just state for the benefit of the restaurant (and so kind waiter can get bigger tips)! Loved everything much more than...More

Thank DineRight4
LindaLou777, Owner/manager of Crested Butte Sherpa Cafe at Sherpa Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

This is a different restaurant than our restaurant in Crested Butte. Your description of the menu confirms that. For sure you are describing the Sherpa Cafe in Gunnison. I'm really sorry that you had some issues there but I know they are a fine restaurant...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

We really enjoy Nepalese food so we were extremely happy to find this gem in Crested Butte! After arriving in town near 6 p.m., hungry, and not knowing where to eat, our first stop was a Mexican restaurant on the main street that was extremely...More

1  Thank RoseDew
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I had the lamb curry. My partner had the stew. We shared Garlic nan. For dessert I had the coconut rice with raisins, it was a delight to my taste buds. We are so lucky to have this family owned and run restaurant here in...More

Thank Kmacdougall
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Everyone in my party enjoyed their meals. The vegetarian dumplings (Momo platter) might be the best I've ever had.

1  Thank LTSmash
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Authentic sherpa restaurant plain but comfy inside. Food is ver good. recommend you order appetizers and entrees and share.

Thank richard s
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent service with very good food! The server was extremely friendly and willing to customize according to our needs! Very good food!

Thank gaumalik
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Nepalese, Asian, Tibetan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 3rd St, Crested Butte, CO 81224
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 970-349-0443
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