About The Ice Bar at Uley's Cabin
Mt. Crested Butte, CO 81225
Always attracting a crowd, this is the place to see and be seen! Join us for a gourmet lunch of upscale Colorado cuisine. At the end of the day, sip on handcrafted specialty cocktails and enjoy the beautiful vistas! Located mid-mountain on Crested Butte Mountain at the base of the Twister Lift.
And don’t miss the Sleighride Dinner at Uley's Cabin!
Enjoy a unique dining experience where getting there is half the fun. Take a ride in an open sleigh pulled by a snow cat to a cabin tucked in the woods. While there enjoy an exceptional five course dinner featuring Uley's signature Colorado cuisine. The menu often changes with the inspiration of our talented chefs. Favorites include Colorado elk bourguignonne, duck confit and Whiskey River pan seared salmon. A full bar and a handpicked wine list are available to complement your dining experience. Then, bundle up afterwards to take the sleigh back to the base area.
Contemporary American, Wild Game, French American
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday: (and additional nights surrounding the holidays). Guests meet in Tracker's Bar and Lounge on the first floor of The Lodge at Mountaineer Square at 5:15pm for a 5:30pm departure. Reservations required. Additional sleigh departures available for special events. The price is $110 per person which includes the five course prix fixe dinner and the scenic sleigh ride; alcoholic beverages, tax and gratuity are additional. Christmas Eve and Christmas dinners are $125 per guest. New Year's Eve and Valentine's Day Dinners are $150 per guest, both evenings include a special menu and champagne.
Base of Twister ski lift on Mt. Crested Butte
$50 and over
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The Ice Bar at Uley's cabin is located on-mountain at Crested Butte Mountain Resort and is unaccessible by automobile. Access during the day is via skis or snowboard and at night is via a sleigh pulled by a snow cat.
Private Party Contact:
Lauren Stock: (970) 349-2275
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wine
The Ice Bar at Uley's Cabin Ratings and Reviews
Uley's cabin dining is a mountain EXPERI ...
Uley's cabin dining is a mountain EXPERIENCE~ You go up to the restaurant in a sleigh pulled by a snow cat with apx 40 other guests and it can be VERY cold so bundle up ( hats, gloves, heavy jackets scarfs etc..) but they also do give out plenty of blankets for the trip up and back. The trip up takes apx 20 min and back down less than 10. The cabin itself is very quaint and its very cozy and romantic. The service is pretty good but not outstanding as is the food. We had 4 choices on our visit on Jan 28 2017- Salmon-Duck-Venison and Filet of beef. They also give you a soup and it was a cream of mushroom and also some pita bread with various spreads etc. They also give you a hot brandy cider tea that is quite warm and tasty. We ordered the filet and the salmon and while the food was good it's NOT great and with the $110 pp price tag you would expect more on the great than good side but in reality you are paying for the sleigh ride and the cozy romantic atmosphere. So with a cheap $30 bottle of white wine and the $220 charge + tax and gratuity were were out of there for a tad less than $315- Now you and a date can eat at a lot of great restaurants in the world for less than that so please understand that this place is for a good meal and a romantic trip up the mountain and not a 5 star restaurant type of experience.
Sleigh ride was great. Very organized. S ...
Sleigh ride was great. Very organized.
Service was perfect.
Food was ok, very expensive and no alcoholic drinks included. Come for a special occasion but otherwise overpriced if you want to have any drinks with dinner
Fabulous evening with excellent food, se ...
Fabulous evening with excellent food, service and ambience. Starting and finishing with a sleigh ride to and from the cabin. Staff, starting with Mgr Lauren, went the extra mile to make the Family evening exceptional!
Thanks for helping to make a wonderful Family memory
Wonderful spot for two families to come ...
Wonderful spot for two families to come together for lunch while skiing Crested Butte!
Delicious food, great service and a cool atmosphere! We will certainly keep Uley's on our "must visit" list! Can't wait to be back.
Beautiful venue and excellent food. We t ...
Beautiful venue and excellent food. We took the sleigh ride up the mountain for Christmas Dinner. Staff was amazing. Only recommendation would be to price down the menu as it is quite expensive and perhaps include a chicken dish as well as game and gourmet.
Uley's Sleigh Ride Dinner is a special e ...
Uley's Sleigh Ride Dinner is a special event. To be hauled up a mountain in a huge sleigh while watching the town glitter below is truly magical.
The menu and wine list are surprisingly good. The food is on the heavy side which is what one would expect.
Alcohol is not included in the price. The high price tag is worth it but only for a very special occasion.
The ride up to Uley's was breathtaking. ...
The ride up to Uley's was breathtaking. They gave us blankets to help keep us warm. It was beautiful to see the town at night from on the mountain. The restaurant atmosphere is cozy and could be romantic, but there happened to be many small children running around while we were eating. This is not a place for young kids. Even our 12 & 17 year olds did not appreciate the menu choices. It is fine dining. The food was good,but it felt like they were trying too hard to make it fancy. BUT, it the wait staff and sleigh ride made it a worthwhile excursion on our vacation.
Great high end restaurant 1/2 way up Mt CB
This restaurant is located on the slopes about 1/2 way up the ski area at Crested Butte. There is an ice bar outside and a high end restaurant inside. You can either ski up to the location for food and drinks during the day, or ride a snow cat pulled sleigh up there for dinner at night. The food at the restaurant is very high end, very well done, interesting, local, and delicious. The bar outside has a cool scene, and when the sun is out, it's a great place to hang and have some drinks with your ski buddies. This place is definitely worth the trip and an amazing place for lunch when you're out skiing.
Pricey but Great
We took the sleigh ride to Uley's cabin for Valentine's Day dinner. Valentine's Day can be a tough day for restaurants because they are just trying to get as many people in and out as possible and the food suffers in return. In this case, if you're willing to pay the price, you will be taken up the mountain with a limited number of other couples and wined and dined for a couple of hours. We had a fantastic seat by a window, with only one other couple anywhere near us, and the food was incredible. As good as it was we found it still a bit overpriced, but worth it for a special occasion.
Gorgeous and exciting foodie experience
A sleigh ride up the mountain is the beginning of a high end dining experience... Excellent service beginning with the the attractive and engaging stewardess who later morphed into the maitre' d! and carrying on to the personable young Texan who waited our table...
It was fun to take the sleigh ride to the restaurant. The food was good and the service was very good. The staff tried very hard to insure everybody understood what was happening and to insure all were comfortable and well taken care of.
The food was much better than I expected. Often when you do a "dinner experience" the food is not up to par, but in this case it was very good.
Memorable Christmas dinner
We have participated in the sleigh ride dinner to Uley's cabin for several years and it has been the highlight of our Christmas visits to Crested Butte. The 5 course meal is excellent as is the service and ambiance. It has become a family tradition and something we all look forward to, despite the cold and snow, actually that makes it even more memorable! We have enjoyed special memories there and it is both fun for all ages as well as romantic for couples.
Think twice before booking
The experience was truly disappointing. For $100/head, I expect waitstaff who are experienced and can at least pretend they want to be there. I was never asked if I wanted a beverage and the table was never offered coffee or tea with dessert. With the exception of being at the Lodge, the service was akin to a hotel banquet, or worse. I called ahead about my Celiac Disease – I question if what I was served was actually Gluten Free in that I was up all night after dinner with a reaction. A real disappointment. The only bright spot is my nephew and his girlfriend said it was the highlight of their vacation.
Overall, it was a very very nice experie ...
Overall, it was a very very nice experience it was my boyfriend's birthday and the sleigh ride was wonderful except for when it put on the brakes and two people went flying forward. There should be some sort of seatbelt. I personally had whiplash but I understand why waiver was signed prior and I was a little tense about the rest of the ride.
The bass was good but not excellent.. a little dry.
Staff was very accommodating to a party who is gluten-free.
This waa our second time to spend Valent ...
This waa our second time to spend Valentine's at Uley's and it did not dissapoint. It is the perfect place for a get away lunch on the mountain. My in-laws were brought up by ski patrol as they did not ski and loved the advernture.
Always a pleasure to eat at Uley's. Super up on the hill place: A bit of wine, good food. Only once the hostess wasn't very friendly and a bit bossie but I see she's no longer around: Good. The lady waiters are always nice and quick...guys waiters not so much. Still...a good time was had by all.
Winter Sleigh Ride/Dinner
The sleigh ride was an awesome experience. Great views of the setting sun over the mountains. It was a very nice dinner on vacation. The ride down also offered a great view of the stars that you just don't get many places. The menu had a beef, fish, and duck as a main course. My wife had the beef that was very tender and cooked perfectly. I had the fish that was also very good. The variety of food from the meat and cheese tray as you sit down that includes many different items to the desert. They had a very good wine list as well. Just a great overall experience. I would definitely recommend it if your looking for a nice, quite dinner.
Perfect Romantic Dinner
Uley's is a beautiful romantic cabin at night that is only accesable by snow shoe or sleigh ride. The sleigh ride is wonderful. We went as a special dinner on our honeymoon and it did not disappoint. At $100 per person plus alcohol and tip Uley's is expensive, but the value is great. The service is tremendous, the wine selection is good and the food was amazing. It is a full 5 course meal with large portions. There were about 14 other people in the resturant the night we went and no one finished there dessert because they were so full.
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