French Alpine Bistro - Creperie du Village is one of the most reviewed restaurants in Aspen. 

See what the press, media and guests have to say.


The Food Network

  "TOP 5: Most Romantic"    (Episode: TE0212H)  Top 5 Restaurants has fallen in love at first bite! From a sparkling skyline and chocolate fantasy in New York, to a cozy fondue for two in the Rockies, a gourmet southern picnic, and rack of lamb with the Pacific coast sunset on the side, these restaurants are serving up romance.  This cozy bistro offers French cuisine served in a chalet-inspired setting, and the beef fondue for two is perfect for sharing with a date. A tender cut of top sirloin steak is thinly sliced, then served with three dipping sauces: green peppercorn glaze, saffron aioli and romesco.  Read More   HERE

"TOP 5: Most Romantic"

(Episode: TE0212H) Top 5 Restaurants has fallen in love at first bite! From a sparkling skyline and chocolate fantasy in New York, to a cozy fondue for two in the Rockies, a gourmet southern picnic, and rack of lamb with the Pacific coast sunset on the side, these restaurants are serving up romance.

This cozy bistro offers French cuisine served in a chalet-inspired setting, and the beef fondue for two is perfect for sharing with a date. A tender cut of top sirloin steak is thinly sliced, then served with three dipping sauces: green peppercorn glaze, saffron aioli and romesco.

Read More HERE

L.A Times

   Culinary SOS: Creperie du Village's   soupe aux haricot blanc   doesn't disappoint in the slightest.    Great Northern beans are gently cooked with aromatic vegetables and herbs to creamy tenderness, with chopped bacon and ham folded in toward the end. Creperie du Village was happy to share its recipe for this hearty dish.  Read the recipe   HERE

Culinary SOS: Creperie du Village's soupe aux haricot blanc doesn't disappoint in the slightest.

Great Northern beans are gently cooked with aromatic vegetables and herbs to creamy tenderness, with chopped bacon and ham folded in toward the end. Creperie du Village was happy to share its recipe for this hearty dish.

Read the recipe HERE

The New York Times

  "36 Hours in Aspen"   La Creperie du Village is a cozy bistro that opened in 2011. Here you will find a French alpine bistro known for its fondue, crepes and raclette, a dish of melted cheese, boiled potatoes, cornichons and cured meat. The dish is served with a tabletop grill and is the main draw, along with the fondue, which comes in a cheese and beef variation. Save room for the Pure LoveCrepe (homemade) with butter, lemon and sugar. Dinner for two, with drinks, about $120.  Read more   HERE

"36 Hours in Aspen"

La Creperie du Village is a cozy bistro that opened in 2011. Here you will find a French alpine bistro known for its fondue, crepes and raclette, a dish of melted cheese, boiled potatoes, cornichons and cured meat. The dish is served with a tabletop grill and is the main draw, along with the fondue, which comes in a cheese and beef variation. Save room for the Pure LoveCrepe (homemade) with butter, lemon and sugar. Dinner for two, with drinks, about $120.

Read more HERE


Vogue Magazine

  "A Guide to Aspen This Winter: New Haunts and Local Favorites"   La Creperie du Village is a cozy bistro known for their spectacular (and filling) cheese fondue, Swiss raclette, and crepes.  Read more   HERE

"A Guide to Aspen This Winter: New Haunts and Local Favorites"

La Creperie du Village is a cozy bistro known for their spectacular (and filling) cheese fondue, Swiss raclette, and crepes.

Read more HERE

GOOP

  "The Aspen Guide"   Walking into Creperie feels a bit like tucking into a cozy West Village cafe; it’s primarily candle-lit, with rustic barn wood tables and white, blue-striped napkins. The menu here is all about fondues, both of the meat and cheese variety. If you can carve out some space in your stomach after the gluttonous appetizers, order a bottle of Grüner and a dramatically presented raclette for the full experience.  Read more   HERE

"The Aspen Guide"

Walking into Creperie feels a bit like tucking into a cozy West Village cafe; it’s primarily candle-lit, with rustic barn wood tables and white, blue-striped napkins. The menu here is all about fondues, both of the meat and cheese variety. If you can carve out some space in your stomach after the gluttonous appetizers, order a bottle of Grüner and a dramatically presented raclette for the full experience.

Read more HERE

Condè Nast Traveler

  "The Home of Awesome"   Aspen is a foodie's paradise. La Crêperie du Village serves food to beam you straight over to the Alps, including raclette, the Swiss wet dream of cheese, air-cured meat, onions, cornichons and sliced potatoes.  Read more   HERE

"The Home of Awesome"

Aspen is a foodie's paradise. La Crêperie du Village serves food to beam you straight over to the Alps, including raclette, the Swiss wet dream of cheese, air-cured meat, onions, cornichons and sliced potatoes.

Read more HERE


Mr. Porter

  "The Style Council"   Love is in the air at this snug little restaurant, which has won awards for its distinctly romantic atmosphere. Sure, it’s French, and effortlessly bohemian by extension, but the  amour  in question also comes by way of its charming mountain-resort setting. Take your significant other after a day on the slopes and share a fondue (go deluxe, with vacherin and beaufort). Cheesy in the literal sense only.  Read more   HER E

"The Style Council"

Love is in the air at this snug little restaurant, which has won awards for its distinctly romantic atmosphere. Sure, it’s French, and effortlessly bohemian by extension, but the amour in question also comes by way of its charming mountain-resort setting. Take your significant other after a day on the slopes and share a fondue (go deluxe, with vacherin and beaufort). Cheesy in the literal sense only.

Read more HERE

The Zoe Report

  "How To Do Aspen In 48 Hours"   After a long soak, head to La Creperie Du Village for a cozy Alpine-inspired meal of black truffle fondu, foie gras and raclette. Fortified by an abundance of cheese, head to local institution Jimmy's for a mezcal cocktail and jovial atmosphere.  Read more   HERE

"How To Do Aspen In 48 Hours"

After a long soak, head to La Creperie Du Village for a cozy Alpine-inspired meal of black truffle fondu, foie gras and raclette. Fortified by an abundance of cheese, head to local institution Jimmy's for a mezcal cocktail and jovial atmosphere.

Read more HERE

The Telegraph

  "Aspen in Summer"   Eating places range from high-end gourmet experiences, with bills to match, to a wide selection of mid-price options where the emphasis is invariably on informality and healthy eating.  Read more   HERE     

"Aspen in Summer"

Eating places range from high-end gourmet experiences, with bills to match, to a wide selection of mid-price options where the emphasis is invariably on informality and healthy eating.

Read more HERE

 


Vacation Idea

  "20 Must-Try Romantic Restaurants in Aspen, Colorado"   La Creperie Du Village is a fabulous Provencal-style bistro that serves French Alpine fare, and it is the town’s only fondue restaurant. Sample incredible dishes such as the Raclette, the Nirvana (Thai green chicken curry with a red pepper, eggplant, squash, fresh basil, and coconut milk), or The French Connection (a Moroccan spiced lentil crepe).  Read more   HERE

"20 Must-Try Romantic Restaurants in Aspen, Colorado"

La Creperie Du Village is a fabulous Provencal-style bistro that serves French Alpine fare, and it is the town’s only fondue restaurant. Sample incredible dishes such as the Raclette, the Nirvana (Thai green chicken curry with a red pepper, eggplant, squash, fresh basil, and coconut milk), or The French Connection (a Moroccan spiced lentil crepe).

Read more HERE

Powder Magazine

  "Passing Through Aspen"   Creperie du Village is worth indulging. Hot, savory crepes with fillings like smoked salmon, Thai curry chicken, and for dessert, something with Nutella.  Read more   HERE     

"Passing Through Aspen"

Creperie du Village is worth indulging. Hot, savory crepes with fillings like smoked salmon, Thai curry chicken, and for dessert, something with Nutella.

Read more HERE

 

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     "10 most delicious spots for cheese in ski country"   Besides being Aspen’s most darling, cozy restaurant- you’ll feel transported to a French mountaintop chalet- La Creperie has the best, most seriously sexy French onion soup around (but there's fondue, too, if you're feeling the craving). The rich, beefy broth topped by mantle of crusty, molten Gruyère is positively seductive: don’t forget to order a bottle of red.  Read more   HERE

"10 most delicious spots for cheese in ski country"

Besides being Aspen’s most darling, cozy restaurant- you’ll feel transported to a French mountaintop chalet- La Creperie has the best, most seriously sexy French onion soup around (but there's fondue, too, if you're feeling the craving). The rich, beefy broth topped by mantle of crusty, molten Gruyère is positively seductive: don’t forget to order a bottle of red.

Read more HERE


Aspen Times Weekly

  "Aspen Times Weekly: Season's Eatings"   Says chef Andreas Neufeld of his roasted red pepper soup, revamped asparagus salad with fava beans, and spinatpalatschinke: “We have so much cheese and meat on the menu, I want to offer more vegetarian options.”   Yet another reason to sit at Creperie’s seven-seat bar: It’s only an arm’s-reach from Neufeld, who will shave a few grams of imported black truffles on anything — cheese or mushroom fondue, chèvre chaud drizzled with honey, veal cheeks, nightly specials.  Read more   HERE

"Aspen Times Weekly: Season's Eatings"

Says chef Andreas Neufeld of his roasted red pepper soup, revamped asparagus salad with fava beans, and spinatpalatschinke: “We have so much cheese and meat on the menu, I want to offer more vegetarian options.” 

Yet another reason to sit at Creperie’s seven-seat bar: It’s only an arm’s-reach from Neufeld, who will shave a few grams of imported black truffles on anything — cheese or mushroom fondue, chèvre chaud drizzled with honey, veal cheeks, nightly specials.

Read more HERE

Aspen Peak Magazine

  "How to Spend the Most Romantic Valentine's Day in Aspen"   This Alps-inspired subterranean restaurant has fast become a favorite haunt for authentic food and wine from the European high country. And the ambiance, as well as the cuisine, just screams romance. Traditional standouts include slow-braised veal cheeks, seared sea scallops with pea purée, smoked trout rillette, and a silky, Sauternes-soaked foie gras torchon with cherry-shallot compote, all of which evoke the specialties of the finest bistros in Paris and Lyon.  Read more   HERE  

"How to Spend the Most Romantic Valentine's Day in Aspen"

This Alps-inspired subterranean restaurant has fast become a favorite haunt for authentic food and wine from the European high country. And the ambiance, as well as the cuisine, just screams romance. Traditional standouts include slow-braised veal cheeks, seared sea scallops with pea purée, smoked trout rillette, and a silky, Sauternes-soaked foie gras torchon with cherry-shallot compote, all of which evoke the specialties of the finest bistros in Paris and Lyon.

Read more HERE 

Aspen Times Weekly

  "Team spirit: Restaurant power couples run on love, respect and long hours"   If anyone understands the challenges of separating business life and private time, it’s Raphael Derly and Karin Schwendtner, husband-and-wife team behind La Crêperie du Village. The couple was married December 2010 – just eight weeks after meeting; one year later, they opened the restaurant. Taking a leap of faith has paid off: The Food Network recently named the five-year-old Crêperie's beef fondue as one of the top five most romantic dishes in America.  Read more   HERE  

"Team spirit: Restaurant power couples run on love, respect and long hours"

If anyone understands the challenges of separating business life and private time, it’s Raphael Derly and Karin Schwendtner, husband-and-wife team behind La Crêperie du Village. The couple was married December 2010 – just eight weeks after meeting; one year later, they opened the restaurant. Taking a leap of faith has paid off: The Food Network recently named the five-year-old Crêperie's beef fondue as one of the top five most romantic dishes in America.

Read more HERE 


Aspen Peak Magazine

  "What to Order at Creperie du Village"   The Alps-inspired sub-level restaurant has fast become a favorite haunt for authentic food and wine from the European high country. First-timers are wise to look past the name, though, as new Executive Chef Andreas Neufeld—veteran of Elevation and Ute City restaurants, formerly down Restaurant Row—has expanded the original menu of gourmet crêpes, fondue, and raclette to include a slew of elegant dishes that evoke the specialties of the finest bistros in Paris and Lyon.  Read more   HERE

"What to Order at Creperie du Village"

The Alps-inspired sub-level restaurant has fast become a favorite haunt for authentic food and wine from the European high country. First-timers are wise to look past the name, though, as new Executive Chef Andreas Neufeld—veteran of Elevation and Ute City restaurants, formerly down Restaurant Row—has expanded the original menu of gourmet crêpes, fondue, and raclette to include a slew of elegant dishes that evoke the specialties of the finest bistros in Paris and Lyon.

Read more HERE

PaperCity Magazine

  "Summer in Aspen: A Local’s Guide to the Hot Restaurants, the Underrated Gems and the Adventure Spots You Want to Know"   The locals of Aspen often say they came for the winter and stayed for the summer. The magical winters can lure visitors to return year after year, but the summers will strike a chord in your heart and encourage you to find a way to extend your travels or perhaps stay, as some of the locals did before you.  Read more   HERE

"Summer in Aspen: A Local’s Guide to the Hot Restaurants, the Underrated Gems and the Adventure Spots You Want to Know"

The locals of Aspen often say they came for the winter and stayed for the summer. The magical winters can lure visitors to return year after year, but the summers will strike a chord in your heart and encourage you to find a way to extend your travels or perhaps stay, as some of the locals did before you.

Read more HERE

Aisle Perfect 

  "Honeymoon watch: Aspen"   We’re back with our favorite honeymoon destinations. Today we’re cooling things down a bit with the lovely city of Aspen, Colorado. A favorite of the rich and the famous, Aspen is loved for it’s snowy mountains and rustic feel but there’s so much more to it. Grab your skis ladies, let’s take a ride…  Read more   HERE

"Honeymoon watch: Aspen"

We’re back with our favorite honeymoon destinations. Today we’re cooling things down a bit with the lovely city of Aspen, Colorado. A favorite of the rich and the famous, Aspen is loved for it’s snowy mountains and rustic feel but there’s so much more to it. Grab your skis ladies, let’s take a ride…

Read more HERE


Aspen Magazine

 With a vacation home in Aspen, style maven Aerin Lauder is carrying on a family tradition. "I've been coming here since I was a child", says the founder and creative director of lifestyle brand AERIN. "Aspen is very special to us".  Read more   HERE     

With a vacation home in Aspen, style maven Aerin Lauder is carrying on a family tradition. "I've been coming here since I was a child", says the founder and creative director of lifestyle brand AERIN. "Aspen is very special to us".

Read more HERE

 

Aspen Wedding Guide

 Crêperie du Village is a must for serious foodies and interior design aficionados alike. Hence, it comes as no surprise that visitors over and over again label the cozy bistro as the ultimate rare find and refer to its French alpine fare as one of the best food in Aspen. The restaurant is like a favorite pair of jeans: the perfect fit for any occasion: the incredibly charming chalet ambiance provides the ideal setting for a casual or business lunch, après-ski, or a romantic candle-lit dinner.  Read more   HERE  

Crêperie du Village is a must for serious foodies and interior design aficionados alike. Hence, it comes as no surprise that visitors over and over again label the cozy bistro as the ultimate rare find and refer to its French alpine fare as one of the best food in Aspen. The restaurant is like a favorite pair of jeans: the perfect fit for any occasion: the incredibly charming chalet ambiance provides the ideal setting for a casual or business lunch, après-ski, or a romantic candle-lit dinner.

Read more HERE 

Free People Blog

  "5×5: What to Do in Aspen, CO from Those Who Know"   The ambiance is tough to beat… A cozy downstairs space, revolving around a “community” table and lots of rustic wood decor, is very reminiscent of a European alpine restaurant which is surprisingly difficult to find here. More Aspen than LA, and we like that.  Read more   HERE

"5×5: What to Do in Aspen, CO from Those Who Know"

The ambiance is tough to beat… A cozy downstairs space, revolving around a “community” table and lots of rustic wood decor, is very reminiscent of a European alpine restaurant which is surprisingly difficult to find here. More Aspen than LA, and we like that.

Read more HERE


Aspen Times

  "Chef Andreas Neufeld finds home cooking in Aspen"   Since the summer of 2014, Neufeld has served as the French alpine bistro’s head chef, where he whips up everything from sweet and savory crepes to braised veal cheeks and seared scallops.  “Andreas is extremely talented, brilliant and creative,” Creperie co-owner Raphael Derly said.  Read more   HERE  

"Chef Andreas Neufeld finds home cooking in Aspen"

Since the summer of 2014, Neufeld has served as the French alpine bistro’s head chef, where he whips up everything from sweet and savory crepes to braised veal cheeks and seared scallops.

“Andreas is extremely talented, brilliant and creative,” Creperie co-owner Raphael Derly said.

Read more HERE 

Diario Catarinense

  "Modelo Luiza Freyesleben, indica seus hot spots em Aspen"   Para o almoço ou o lanche da tarde peça um crepe doce ou salgado. Ou então um foundue de quatro queijos trufado  Read more   HERE      

"Modelo Luiza Freyesleben, indica seus hot spots em Aspen"

Para o almoço ou o lanche da tarde peça um crepe doce ou salgado. Ou então um foundue de quatro queijos trufado

Read more HERE 

 

Chasin' Cravings Blog

 As we wondered through the streets of Aspen, Co, we were in search of a great place for dinner.  Initially, we had no idea what we were in for.  It took us quite a while to decide to have dinner here.  The restaurant seats maybe 40 people including the bar space, which ensured that our food came out fairly quickly.  The small space added to the cozy and intimate ambiance of the dining experience.  It feels as though you have been transported from a ski town to a quaint Creperie in France.  Read more   HERE

As we wondered through the streets of Aspen, Co, we were in search of a great place for dinner.  Initially, we had no idea what we were in for.  It took us quite a while to decide to have dinner here.  The restaurant seats maybe 40 people including the bar space, which ensured that our food came out fairly quickly.  The small space added to the cozy and intimate ambiance of the dining experience.  It feels as though you have been transported from a ski town to a quaint Creperie in France.

Read more HERE


VIDEO

 "Lift from the Wheeler: Raphael Derly and Chef Andreas Neufeld live on tv."   THE LIFT   J-Ray and Oliver interview Raphael Derly and Andreas Neufeld of Creperie Du Village  Watch   HERE  

"Lift from the Wheeler: Raphael Derly and Chef Andreas Neufeld live on tv."

THE LIFT

J-Ray and Oliver interview Raphael Derly and Andreas Neufeld of Creperie Du Village

Watch HERE 

 "Après show with Sebastian Chamaret and Raphael Derly"   THE LIFT   Watch   HERE

"Après show with Sebastian Chamaret and Raphael Derly"

THE LIFT

Watch HERE