221 Oak Street

Telluride, Colorado
(970) 728-9507

"221 Oak Street" is the name (and address) of one of the very best restaurants in Telluride, Colorado. They are located about 50 feet from the base of the gondola. Click here for a map showing the location. If you visit Telluride, you should not miss the experience of dining at 221. Their menu changes often, but here is their menu fom March 19, 1999 as an example:


221 Oak Street Menu

19 March 1999


Salsify Soup with Walnuts and Chives 9
Day Boat Scallops with Fava Bean Coulis 13
Duck Rillettes and Duck Liver Mousse with Grilled Bread 7
Sweetbreads with Belgian Endive and Balsamic Glaze 8
221 Smoked Salmon with Honeydew Melon, Basil-Spinach Salad and Walnut Oil 10
Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras with White Figs 17


Baby Greens with Stilton, Walnuts, Pear and Sherry Vinaigrette 8
Warm Goat Cheese with Arugula, Roasted Beets, Confit Tomato and Pine Nuts 9
Caesar Salad with Parmesan Reggiano and White Anchovies 9


Florida Grouper with Fingerling Potatoes, Spinach and Artichoke Sauce 26
Herb Roasted Chicken with Risoto and Haricot Vert 18
Chilean Sea Bass, Mashed Potatoes, Asparagus and Red Wine Sauce 25
Muscovy Duck Breast and Confit Leg with Wild Rice, Roasted Apples, English Peas and Pearl Onions 26
Seared Rare Kobe Onglet with Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Muchrooms and Truffle Sauce 27
Summerfield Farm Veal Loin, Gnocchi and Cepe Sauce 28
Atlantic Salmon, Ragout of Green Lentils and Basil Butter 22
Vegetarian Ravioli of Goat Cheese, Portabellos and Spinach in Tomato Coulis 18



221 Oak Street Tasting Menu

($95 or $65 without wine)


Sea Scallops with Artichokes, Confit Tomato and Black Olives
1997 Bouchard Pére & Fils La Vigneé Bourgogne Chardonnay


Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras with Poached White Figs
1995 Chateau de Rolland Sauternes


Summerfield Farm Veal Loin with Ragout of Pearl Onions and English Peas
1997 Estancia Pinnacles Monterey Pint Noir


Rack of Lamb with Truffled Risotto
1996 Santino California Satyicon

Cheese Course

Camembert, Petit Basque, Manchego
Graham's Six Grapes Port


Chocolate Soufflé with Vanilla Ice Cream


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