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Bon Ton Restaurant

426 Main Street, Beneath the St. Elmo Hotel, Ouray, CO 81427
+1 970-325-4419
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“beef wellington” (49 reviews)
“piccata” (19 reviews)
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American, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
426 Main Street, Beneath the St. Elmo Hotel, Ouray, CO 81427
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Reviewed 11 October 2013

Ate here on the evening of September 22, 2013 based on recommendation of friends who live in Ouray. Getting into the restaurant reminds you that buildings were smaller in the mining days. Maybe a little more entry lighting also. Not having reservations on a Sunday...More

Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed 3 October 2013

We have been visiting Ouray and eating at Bon Ton since 1990 and have really enjoyed the fine food in years past. It has been 5-6 years since we have eaten there. Sorry to say what used to be a cute Italian restaurant in the...More

1  Thank RightTruReviews
Reviewed 2 October 2013 via mobile

Had the beef weelington and the lamb. Best meal of my life. The service was excellent. The waitress did a excellent job. She was very busy and took really good care of us. Can't wait to go back in Nov for our thanksgiving dinner. Everyone...More

Thank Jdki
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Thank You Bon Ton for the outdoor seating...inside is an authentic time capsule of fine dining circa 1880...gourmet food is reasonably priced and don't forget The Black Nasty for dessert.

Thank ElBee E
Reviewed 30 September 2013

With a reservation, we waited way too long to order cocktails. Our waitress served the male first and left the bill at the woman's place. The food was nothing special and we waited a while for it to arrive. Not to the caliber we expected...More

Thank Marion Jean W
Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

For many years we have traveled to Ouray and the Bon Ton has been consistently good. A nice atmosphere, good service and above average food, make this a nice place for a celebration dinner, romantic night out, or just a nice dining experience. The food...More

Thank abqgirl_7
Reviewed 26 September 2013

I have always wanted to go to the Bon Ton for their Sunday Morning Brunch. This has been a tradition in Ouray for years. I had a wonderful veggie Quiche and the mimosa came free with the meal. It was excellent and the meal started...More

1  Thank Madge B
Reviewed 18 September 2013

This is one of the two best restaurants in Ouray, and is reliably open across the seasons. It is in a lovely historic hotel on the main street, and is charming inside and out. I would describe the menu as Continental with a decided lean...More

Thank Jill C
Reviewed 16 September 2013

We made reservations ahead of time for dinner on a Saturday evening. It filled up fast, including the bar. The restaurant is in the former basement/storage area of the St. Elmo Hotel and still has the old stone walls exposed enhanced by Victorian decor. We...More

Thank JUDY R
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Nice cozy place in basement of St Elmo Hotel. Had reservations and didn't have to wait. Yea.. I had yummy chicken piccata with good spinach. Wife had duck which she said was good but not perfect. Good salad once we were able to get extra...More

Thank HornDozer
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Mark P
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Response from Reese B | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it is Chris and Tim.
3 October 2015|
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Response from BT81427 | Property representative |
We do!! Most of our items can be prepared gluten free and our menu indicates which ones.
20 August 2015|
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Response from BT81427 | Property representative |
You may make reservations at anytime by calling us at 970/325-4419. We answer the phone during the day and return messages.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 Main Street, Beneath the St. Elmo Hotel, Ouray, CO 81427
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Ouray
  • Phone Number: +1 970-325-4419
The Bon Ton is a local favorite! We offer a variety of entrees including pasta dishes, steaks, and seafood. All of our food is fresh and cooked to order. Please visit our website for up to date and correct menu.
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