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Top Choice International in Gunnison

Twisted Fork

This is new-school Gunnison: healthy dishes rocking Asian influences alongside craft cocktails. The Korean beef bowl combines heat and well-seasoned greens. There's also lettuce wraps, noodle bowls and wagyu beef bu…
Brewery in Gunnison

High Alpine Brewery

Come sundown, this is the place to be, chilling on the 2nd-story terrace overlooking the main drag. Quaffable house beers include a poblano chile ale with bite and chocolate maple porter. Thin-crust pizzas and fresh…
Sports & Outdoors in Gunnison

Rock & Roll Sports

Gunnison's best bike shop can tune your ride and also supplies gear for climbing and skiing pursuits. Check their calendar for cycling events.
Italian in Gunnison

Garlic Mike’s

Just north of Gunnison on the road to Crested Butte, this place has long been a town favorite. For rural Colorado, it’s a pretty authentic taste of Italy. Mike Busse, chef and restaurateur, has won awards and appear…
Sandwiches in Gunnison

Firebrand Deli

If you’re after healthy breakfast and lunchtime eating in Gunnison, it’s hard to go past the Firebrand Deli. The freshly made sandwiches are always terrific with a great selection of breads and fillings. Vegetarians…
Museum in Gunnison

Pioneer Museum

Definitely worth a stop for auto aficionados, with 16 buildings crammed with old cars and carts, tools and trains, and a fascinating telephony display. The Model T and Model A Fords bookend the auto collection again…
Historic Site in Gunnison

Johnson Building

The Johnson Building was erected in 1881 and traded as a restaurant from 1901, originally as the Royal Cafe and later as the Johnston Restaurant until 1985. It's now a gallery and antique store downstairs, with offi…
Historic Site in Gunnison

Smith Opera House

The old Smith Opera House is indeed an oddity. It was built in 1882 and is rather bovine in its proportions and outlook. The building opened in 1883, but within a year was sold in a repossession sale and divided up …