There is nothing better than treating yourself to a night of incredible food and drinks on vacation. When visiting Telluride, one of the top spots to do just this is The National, an extravagant cocktail lounge and restaurant found right in the heart of downtown. Owners Erich Owen and Ross Martin have put together an incredible menu of handcrafted cocktails and decadent food. A nightly sommelier is also on the team, providing top wine pairings for your food. Take a look at what is on the menu:
Get your evening started with a delicious meal at The National. The menu focuses on a variety of small plates and main entrees for your choosing. Small plates include steak tartare, mussels, burrata, crab cake, and much more. These make it easy to order a few and share amongst your table. A variety of soups and salads are a lighter and healthier option on the menu. Main entrees include the Skuna Bay salmon, lamb shank, scallops, New York strip, and the National Burger. Each entrée comes paired with a side such as roasted veggies. There is plenty for the kids to order on the children’s menu as well. The National continues to serve dine-in and to-go entrees right here in Telluride.
Prepare for a Drink
When dining in at The National, you have to try one of their popular cocktails. Each cocktail is handmade to order using premium spirits and mixers. Enjoy the National Negroni with Dry Rye gin and barrel-aged Gran Classico. Other cocktails utilize spirits such as whiskey, tequila, and bourbon. Let the sommelier choose the perfect bottle of red or white wine for you. Best of all, you can take your cocktail or bottle of wine to go if you are doing a pickup order. Enjoy the delicious menu of The National from the safety of your vacation rental.
Finding The National
You can enjoy a decadent meal and handcrafted beverage at The National, located at 100 East Colorado Avenue, Suite B in downtown. The restaurant is open daily from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM for the summer and 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM in the winter. Call 970-728-1063 to place a takeout order, make a reservation, or place a catering service order.
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