The Wild Fig
The Wild Fig
is adored for its European aesthetic and intimate atmosphere. Serving Mediterranean cuisine from Spain, France, Italy, and Greece, this wildly popular restaurant has something for everyone. The charming and welcoming environment extends to both their indoor and outdoor dining areas. Their cocktail menu showcases creative and unique cocktails, such as the Fig and Olive and rhubarb gin and tonic. With a candlelit dinner, this elegant dining experience is one you don’t want to miss out on.
It’s hard to beat a perfectly-prepared steak—lucky for you, you can experience it at Aspen’s own The Monarch
. Their decadent menu serves top-tier, mouthwatering dishes, including game such as bison fillet, braised rabbit poutine, and seared tuna. Those who are gluten intolerant can take advantage of their gluten-free options. You can elevate your evening with a cocktail, glass of wine, or beer from their extensive international beer list while dining on one of their cozy outdoor tables. As one of the most sought-after steakhouses in the city, be sure to book reservations in advance to guarantee an unforgettable evening.
Meat & Cheese Restaurant and Farm Shop
If you’re someone who enjoys all things cheese, meat, and bread, then we’ve got the perfect place for you. Located on a restaurant row in Aspen, Meat & Cheese Restaurant and Farm Shop first opened its doors in 2014. As part of the Avalanche Cheese Company, this well-loved Aspen specialty is a hybrid between a food store and a restaurant. Looking for the perfect set-up for a picnic? Want ingredients to create an amazing charcuterie board while having some friends over? The culinary team at the Farm Shop can help you select the best elements for a gourmet spread. To make it even easier, you can stop by and grab a platter and gift baskets. While dining al fresco here, you can enjoy meals from their flavorful and bold menu—all created using sustainable and locally-sourced ingredients.
Being conscious of what you eat is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Deemed as the first nutritarian restaurant, Pyramid Bistro
makes it easy to make healthy decisions when it comes to the food you eat. While the restaurant encourages a whole plant-based diet, you can also find meat and fish selections. Their menu consists of soups, salads, freshly-squeezed juices, stir fry, and fish and fowl specials. Be sure to try their gluten-free and vegan carrot, Turkish apricot, and macadamia cake for dessert—a truly rich way to end your meal!
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