Cowboys and miners once rode their horses through its doors, 10th Mountain Division soldiers gathered here over pints after a day of training on the slopes, and the late Hunter S. Thompson turned it into his de facto office when he was running for sheriff. With its lively buzz and Old West vibe, the 19th century bar remains the town’s social hub, where ski bums rub elbows with socialites over craft beers, vintage-inspired cocktails and Aspen’s best burger. Make sure to take a peek at the original Chinoiserie Chippendale till, signed by every bartender to work there.
Lunch: 11:30am – 4:00pm
Dinner: 4:00pm – 11:00pm
Mood is ultra-relaxed and casual
What people say
This place is so much fun at night! It was lively and the bartenders were super friendly and respectful. There were all sorts of people gathered here and you really felt at home.