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Resort Dining

Enjoy a range of cuisine from the variety of restaurants and bars at Purgatory Resort. Find convenient hearty breakfast options, lunch and dinner menus of gourmet burgers, fresh salads, grilled sandwiches, pizzas, and artisan ice cream, as well as steaks, fish and more. Purgatory Resort’s restaurants offer something delicious for everyone!

Village Dining – Base Area

Purgy’s Slopeside Restaurant

Open* Daily
11:00am – 4:00pm
*Online ordering and outdoor patio seating only.

Situated at the base of the Purgatory Village Express (Lift 1), Purgy’s Slopeside Restaurant offers a gastropub experience in a mountain setting. At lunch, enjoy classic resort fare: burgers and sandwiches, Purgatory’s signature beef chili, baked potatoes, salads, and more. After a long day on the slopes, join us for Aprés Hour with light bites and cocktails. Each evening, Purgy’s dishes up hand trimmed steaks and mountain inspired entrees alongside a curated wine selection.

The Bear Bar

Open Daily
11:00am – 5:00pm

Take in the San Juan sunshine in a red adirondak chair on Purgatory’s famous “Ski Beach.” Live music on select days. Located slopeside at the base of Purgatory Village Express (Lift 1).

Paradise Pizzeria

Open Daily
11:00am – 9:00pm

Located in the heart of Village Plaza, Paradise Pizza serves up fresh pizza, wings, pasta, and salads alongside a good selection of wine, beers, and cocktails in a family-friendly atmosphere. Paradise offers delivery service to select resort accommodations, subject to availability.

Village Market & Deli

Open Daily: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Start your day off right with a house-made breakfast burrito or sandwich, pastry, or coffee. At lunch, Village Market and Deli offers a selection of deli sandwiches, soups, and snacks. The market is stocked with grab n’ go selections, home essentials, personal care items, and other sundries for your stay. Located in Village Plaza’s Kendall building.

The Waffle Cabin

Open Friday – Sunday
10:00am – 2:00pm

Located slopeside at the Village Base Area near Twilight Lift (Lift 4), The Waffle Cabin serves Belgian Liège (sugar) waffles with a variety of toppings and a selection of warm beverages including hot chocolate and hot apple cider.

Weather at the mountain may change hours of operation.

On Mountain – Winter Only

The Powderhouse


Located under the Engineer Lift (Lift 2) with easy access via the West Fork ski-run in the winter, this historic establishment serves up pot pies, soups, “Purg Pockets,” and other lunch fare in a rustic setting. Upstairs, you will find a full bar overlooking the Needles Range. A passholder favorite!



Located atop Purgatory’s backside, Dante’s Lodge Café offers spectacular views of the San Juans and a variety of lunch options. The main level features a noodle bar, fresh-mex station, grill station, and handcrafted espresso beverages. Visit Dante’s fuel your ski adventure and maximize your time on the snow.

Access Dante’s via Joan’s Jubilee by riding Legends Lift 8 or via the midway unload station on Grizzly Lift 5.

Backside Bistro


Perched on Purgatory’s Backside with magnificent views of the beautiful San Juan mountain range, Backside Bistro offers fine dining at 10,000+ feet. European alpine classics such as Wiener Schnitzel, Parisian Steak Frites, and French Onion Soup are complemented by an all-European wine selection. Reservations are recommended.

Located in Dante’s Lodge. Access Dante’s via Joan’s Jubilee by riding Legends Express (Lift 8) or via the midway unload station on Grizzly Lift (Lift 5).

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