About Alpenglow Stube
The highest AAA Four-Diamond™ dining experience in North America. Enjoy breathtaking views while traveling in enclosed comfort aboard two gondolas to the top of the North Peak® at 11,444 feet. Award-winning chefs create delicious contemporary cuisine with a Bavarian accent to complement this unique, secluded setting. Arguably the best dinner in the ski industry.
Contemporary European, Continental
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Summer: Closed. Winter: Sundays at 10:30am
Lunch: Summer: Closed. Winter: Thursday - Saturday
Dinner: Summer: Thursday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 8:30pm Winter: Wednesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
$50 and over
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
DIRECTIONS TO THE ALPENGLOW STUBE
Drive through Keystone Resort and turn right onto East Keystone Road (River Run Village Sign). Turn left onto Gondola Road. Turn right into "Montezuma Free Parking Lot" and park. Walk through the center of River Run Village toward the base of the mountain. Check in at the Mountain Service Center. Board the River Run Gondola. Exit the River Run Gondola and walk across the summit to board the Outpost Gondola. Enjoy a 20 minute ride to North Peak.
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Alpenglow Stube Ratings and Reviews
The overall experience was incredible fr ...
The overall experience was incredible from the food to the views!
I was very pleased with the service, the knowledge of the wait staff and the overall light hearted ambiance of the restaurant. For being such a nice place it's comforting to not stand out wearing snow pants and a t shirt. The food was excellent, almost everything I ate was something I'd never tried before. Very impressed. 10 out of 10, would do it again for sure.
love the slippers
I was disappointed by the food and service that day. The staff took in some walk ins. and that hurt our food and service. I hope to give it one more shot the next trip we go on, because i love the idea of stopping for a nice lunch and taking your boots off mid day to eat before hitting the slopes again.
Wonderful Anniversary Dinner!
We wanted to celebrate our 16th wedding anniversary somewhere special while vacationing in Summit County. Read many reviews and decided on Alpenglow Stube. We had a fantastic experience - one to remember for many years. The gondola ride up to the restaurant was wonderful, even though our reservations were for 830, we still enjoyed some spectacular views. Wait staff was beyond excellent. We enjoyed every minute of our experience and would love to come back next time we're in the area. Thank you for making our anniversary special in many ways.
We were so thrilled to find such a special place for exquisite food and exceptional service. The breathtaking gondola ride that delivers you there escalates the entire experience. Our dinner was so great that we went back the very next day for brunch. We would highly recommend doing BOTH!
Great experience all around. From the ride up with a blanket to the menu customization to our server and the food itself.
Amazing food and service. Absolutely wo ...
Amazing food and service. Absolutely worth the price.
Worth Every Penny
Service was phenomenal! The food was amazing! The blue crab appetizer was my favorite! When making my reservation, I told them we were coming for my boyfriend’s birthday. All the staff wished him a happy birthday and they gave him a wood ornament to celebrate the occasion. On the gondola ride up and down from the mountain they provided blankets to keep warm, and at the top the restaurant offered slippers to keep our feet warm and cozy during our meal. Definitely worth the money for the overall experience!
Was better 5 years ago
Every time we ski Keystone we treat ourselves to lunch here. Not up to par this time
Excellent Special Occasion Dinner
We were very impressed with Alpenglow Stube. For a mountain-top, fancy restaurant, the prices were very reasonable and frankly less than expected. The food was top notch and easily beat most other high-end restaurants i've had recently. The atmosphere was welcoming including nice touches with warmed sandals and a personalized menu with the party's name. It was an excellent experience for the Girlfriend and myself and I highly recommend it.
Enjoyed our time. Ambience was great. Th ...
Enjoyed our time. Ambience was great. The service was exemplary.
Almost out of this world!
The entire experience is what you are looking for when you dine here. The gondola rides are wonderful and the dining experience is most unique. Service is excellent. Food is good and is just one part of the total package.
Brunch Buffet was very light on selection.
Staff was very friendly and helpful. Not at all impressed with the meager Buffet selections. We did order six Entries and they were good to excellent. Eggs for the Benedicts were almost hard boiled and very light on the sauce. Banana Pancakes were excellent. Drinks were very slow in coming, it took more than 15 minutes to get a simple Bourbon on the rocks. We couldn't get an earlier reservation like we wanted but the restaurant was mostly empty when we arrived.
Nice ambiance but . . .
Great location and a must at least one time but Service was spotty and food was OK. Server forgot some items and had to be reminded on several occasions. When we finally got a server to take our order we asked if we could have some bread at the table and was told we would have to wait until he was done - not very appropriate for the expected service. Appetizers were brought out at different times so that when my wife finished hers the others came out. Main courses - some seemed luke warm - suspect they waited on the pass line while other mains were cooked. Server didn't even ask if we wanted any coffee or after dinner drinks. All in all - a less than expected outcome
What an experience! You reach the top of a mountain by gondola ride. Breathe taking views! Very rich atmosphere and romantic place yet it was comfortable casual place.
Beautiful location and great food.
Beautiful location and great food.
Great service / food average
I felt the service was very good, however the food was very average. This is a 4 star restaurant that has won many awards. Our steaks were ordered medium and they were more on the well side and just not alot of flavor. The ride in the gondola was our favorite part!
Always a treat!!!!!!
Stellar Service, delicious food, terrific atmosphere. Can't say enough good things about this high-above-all gem. Lamb was unbelievable....so too were the steaks. Fabulous wine list and a bar tender that is the BEST. Great gem in Keystone.
Not worth the money
We thought this would've been a great place to dine. Far from it. We had a table of 5 people. Nobody liked anything that was ordered. Very over priced. Wouldn't mind spending the money if the food was worth it, but not even close. Do not recommend.
What a place to be stranded!
My sister and I had lunch here last week. The view from the two gondola rides is spectacular. Such a unique way to go to lunch. Food was delicious as was the wine. Service, during lunch was perfect. But the attention we got after lunch could not be surpassed. High winds shut down the gondolas. Since neither of us ski, the only way down was a snow cat ride and a chair lift ride. The snow cat took us way up above timberline with spectacular views. It was warm and cozy. The chairlift ride down was fun, especially for my sister who has never skied. I recommend that you visit this wonderful luncheon site. I hope you get stranded too!
Service was very poor. It took two hours ...
Service was very poor. It took two hours for us to be served. Both food and drinks took for ever. Over rated.
This was an amazing experience We will ...
This was an amazing experience We will continue to come back
Less than impressive food, but amazing venu
This was our second time eating at the Alpenglow Stube. While there is good service and an extensive wine list, we were underwhelmed by the meat preparation. We had elk loin and filet which were tougher than appropriate for the setting, we had a very fatty tuna in pink peppercorn dish that was not appropriately trimmed, and we had pheasant that was too dry. The butternut squash bisque was amazing and the arugula and mizuna salad was inspired. The sommelier directed us away from our original choice of wines for an admittedly difficult menu pairing to a Barolo that clashed with much of the meal. When we asked to purchase a glass of Chardonnay he did give us one on the house. It was quite a mixed experience, but in summary we will probably not be going back anytime soon.
Manager was very nice, actually gave us their recipe for an item. The entire staff was very helpful and it was a pleasure to dine there. I would definitely go again, I recommend, for the lunch menu- Corn Chowder- appetizer, and the Chicken or Salmon- entree... delicious. O and I am extremely picky when going to restaurants with the service... this restaurant was top notch. Not to mention the view was 1 of a kind.
Incredible hidden treasure
The menu is always changing, so you never have to worry about getting bored. The staff is excellent, very well trained, and pays great attention to detail. The atmosphere is virtually perfect for dining. You do NOT go to this restaurant to eat, you go here to DINE! I have never had a meal that didn't knock my socks off! (BTW, they give you fuzzy slippers when you get there, which tells you that they would like you to stay awhile and enjoy...) The only thing I would caution is the cost, which is typically $100-$150 per person. This is a special occasion kind of place....
The Champagne brunch was wonderful!
The Champagne brunch was wonderful!
Not reaching the promises at all
They tlalk more than delivering good food and service (sommelier is far from a pro)
Celebrated our 4th wedding anniversary. ...
Celebrated our 4th wedding anniversary. Fantastic as always. Perfect night with the perfect wife.
It was an amazing dinner!!
We really enjoyed our dinner. We don't normally take our kids to higher end restaurants because we don't feel like they appreciate them much, but we decided to splurge and go for the experience! We took two gondola rides to get there. Our reservation was for 5:30pm, which was the perfect time. Just as we got there, the sun started to set. It was such an amazing view and we got lucky because our table was right beside a window! We loved the personalized menu. It was such a nice touch. My boys thought this was really cool! We ordered the Elk loin and ragout blue crab appetizers, which were awesome. I was skeptical about ordering a crab in Colorado as we are from Maryland and I have typically found that Maryland seems to have the best crabs around. However, I would order these appetizers again in a heartbeat! For dinner, we chose the rack of lamb, duck and filet entrees. They were all amazing. I just cannot say enough good things about them. Even my boys thoroughly enjoyed their dinners. And the desserts were also amazing! After dinner, they gave us blankets for the ride back in the gondolas. We were so thankful to have those blankets as it can get quite cold on those rides in the evening. I would definitely recommend this restaurant!
Great food, a little disappointed with staff
Amazing food! Everything we ate was absolutely fantastic. I ate the chef selected sample meal and I loved it. Even the bread was amazing. Our server seemed rehearsed and not that friendly. Didn't check on our table very often, bread was empty for a long time and we were out of water for a while. Hostess was polite but didn't give us any options for tables with good views even though the restaurant was nearly completely empty the whole time we were there.
We went for Brunch due to our schedule (and their limited days open), but would have preferred dinner. Worth it to get mimosa AND order from 1 of 6 items on menu, rather than just buffet. We took non-skier friends who were visiting and their favorite part was the 2 gondola rides! Great value as price included gondola for non-skiers without lift ticket. Waiter was very friendly but some aspects of service were delayed due to his involvement in setting up room for next day. Soup took long time to be served and waiter apologized for this.
Superb atmosphere and food
Wonderful staff. Welcoming you with customized menus with your name on them was a classy touch. The food was outstanding (compliments to the chefs) and the wine list top rate.
Fabulous fondue and mountain ambiance
We were delighted to find this great fondue and actually had lower expectations as we've previously only experienced great fondue in Europe. But the entire evening exceeded our expectations from the food and service to the ambiance and entertainment. Wonderful evening!
Location, Location, Location
This restaurant is not for the faint of heart. I mean this literally.. It is located at about 12K elevation and since I am a sea level dweller, I was slightly light headed. Having a cold did not help.. Having said this, I would recommend you put this on your bucket list since there are few restaurants that you have to take two consecutive gondola rides to get to while going up a mountainside. The views getting there are spectacular. My wife and I went in the evening with a full moon. The eerie reflection from the snow covered pine trees was fascinating. It was a cold and relatively long ride up so bundle up. They provide warm blankets, but the cold was pervasive. The enclosed gondolas are the same used by skiers, the only difference is you don't make a line. Your reservation gets you a private gondola ride once you check in. The food was gourmet quality and the prices reflect this. They have an extensive wine list and a full bar with of course, hot chocolate. This is a very romantic restaurant on a secluded mountain top. The dining room surrounds a large fireplace giving a warm (literally and figuratively) atmosphere to the dining experience.
Been here several times and it never disappoints. Food, wine, ambiance, service, UGG slippers...and the list goes on. Fabulous evening.
Thanks for making an engagement that much better!
I planned a dinner and to propose to my fiance. The night started with outstanding views in the background and perfect placed to frame it all. Everything went just as planned and the dinner / food / atmosphere was more than I could have dreamed of. Great experience restaurant and worth it all.
1st time there for lunch in many yrs. Fantastic .
Have been here for dinner many times--delicious fixed priced menu of 7 courses or choose off menu. Celebrated an engagement as well as many holiday dinners here. Never disappointed.
Romantic Birthday Celebration
My boyfriend took me here for my birthday. The food and service were fantastic. It was great to take the gondolas up for dinner. Very romantic and the full moon that night made the scenery even better. We are already planning a trip back when we have friends in town. Hopefully it will be on another full moon.
My wife and I have eaten at the Stube numerous times and the experience has always been outstanding. Our recent anniversary dinner was no exception, with an interesting menu (I had an elk loin appetizer and pheasant entrée), outstanding service, and comprehensive wine list. The ambience, which includes warmed slippers and a fireplace, is wonderful--quiet and sort of Western elegant. You cannot go wrong here.
Experience is great, go for the wine list
Took my lady on our 1 year anniversary last week. The ambiance and romanticism cannot be beat. Utilize the sommelier for their awesome wine list. Be prepared to spend. The appetizers and desserts were excellent but the entrees didn't impress us much, especially for the cost. The cab sauce on the filet was delicious but wayyyyy too rich and over done...masked the quality and natural flavor of the steak. The crab appetizer was the best thing we've eaten in a while, and the apps in general were awesome. Had the '04 Betz Cab...great wine and good value. If I go back i'll probably do the 7 course tasting menu OR just order apps and wine.
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