Dining In: Take-Out or Delivery Services in Three Renowned Ski Towns
You arrive at your ski condo or hotel and the Ski Butlers technician drops off your gear. It’s so warm and cozy in your accommodations. Why go out searching for a restaurant? Let the food come to you by ordering online or calling in your order. Here’s a roundup of take-out or delivery services—from pizza to sushi—in ski country to help make your ski trip hassle-free and tasty.
Heavenly and Kirkwood
Feel like Thai tonight to go with your powder day? Or maybe sushi or Indian? Eat24 delivers from dozens of restaurants around the South Lake Tahoe area so you don’t have leave the comfort of your condo or hotel. Download the free app here or visit south-lake-tahoe.eat24hours.com to complete your delivery order.
Photo: The Cork and More
Looking for wine, beer, cheese, pastries, or gourmet nibbles after a day of skiing or riding? The Cork and More provides a Napa-valley delicatessen feel in the heart of South Lake Tahoe. Choose from their appetizers to-go or catering menu, complete with silverware and linens. 530-544-5253; thecorkandmore.com
Need a pizza fix after a day on the slopes? Blue Dog Gourmet Pizza has the antidote for hungry skiers or riders who want to hang at home. Blue Dog has an extensive menu, great deals and pizza toppings called “Hair of the Dog” and “Walk the Dog.” Order online on call in an order for delivery around Stateline or Midtown. 530-541-0813; bluedogpizzatahoe.com
Brown Dog Pizza is considered to be one of the best pizza places—if not the Top Dog—in all of ski country. Famous for its Detroit-style pizza, Brown Dog Pizza also has Italian offerings with gluten free and vegetarian options. They deliver every night of the week between 6-9 p.m. 970-728-8046; browndogpizza.com
Looking for take-out Chinese food after taking in Telluride’s stunning mountain views? Then swing by Shang Hai Palace in downtown Telluride. They’re open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, and opened until 10:00 p.m. on weekends. 970-728-0882; shanghaipalace.us
If you're staying nearly slope-side in Telluride’s Mountain Village and crave traditional Italian crispy crust pizza, salads or soups, try La Pizzeria. This local pizzeria offers take-out orders or catered events at your accomodations. 970-728-0737; telluridepizzeria.com
Vail and Beaver Creek
Whether skiing in Vail or Beaver Creek, family-owned Fiestas Cantina located in Edwards, Colo., can set up a Mexican buffet in your condo, including chafing dishes to keep food hot. Their take out food is ready-to-eat or to heat. 970-926-2121; fiestascafe.com
Legs tired from too much vertical in the Vail Valley? Order online and have your pizza or subs delivered to your doorstep by Local Joe’s Pizza and Delivery, located in West Vail. Favorites include the Go-Green pesto pizza or the Meat Hugger. Deliveries available 7 days a week, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. 970-476-2222; localjoespizza.com
After your Ski Butlers technician delivers your gear, get your food delivered as well. Order delicious food online and choose from over a dozen restaurants in both Vail and Beaver Creek (from East Vail to Edwards), including sushi, French cuisine and fine dining through AlacarVail. Order online at VailOrderFood.com or call 970-949-4000 for the restaurant or grocery delivery service.