Elk Camp Cafe
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Address: Snowmass Mountain (Bottom of Elk Camp lift, top of gondola)
Hours: 11a-2a (winter hours)
If you get hungry during a day of skiing, you want to be able to quickly grab a bite and get on to the next run. Elk Camp Café strives to balance the elegance of the Rocky Mountains with their patron’s need for a quick meal. They feature elegant, buffet style dining that you can quickly grab and eat on your way out. The food at Elk Camp is elegant comfort food, with a variety of sandwiches and pizzas. Paired with the ambiance created by the curved roof, massive windows and stone columns, The only faster option might be a food truck, but the Elk Camp provides a full, quick, delicious meal that will keep you going the rest of the day.
What They’re Known for: Apart from the quality of the buffet, Elk Camp is known for healthy grab-and-go options. They strive to use only organic and locally harvested menu items, which gives their food a delicious and healthy vibe. Local favorites are the roasted chicken, pork loin served on a French baguette, or wild mushroom pizza with fontina cheese and white truffle oil.
What to Watch for: Elk Camp is very popular and if there’s going to be any hitch to your meal plans, it’s going to be waiting on the people ahead of you during peak times. On the other hand, if you’re looking for a place to relax a while, come in during off peak hours and warm up by the fireplace.