Restaurant REV | Hotel Madeline | Telluride, CO.

by Marla on August 29, 2013 · 9 comments

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Crispy Soft Shell Crab Restaurant REV at Hotel Madeline | Telluride, CO.

I have been a lucky gal this summer. This was the 3rd restaurant review I have done in the course of a few weeks. See that Crispy Soft Shell Crab above? If I could have that everyday I would. Really.

Restaurant REV is tucked inside the Hotel Madeline right here in Mountain Village/Telluride, Colorado. To have this level of fine dining right here in my mountain playground is somethin’ really cool.

Let’s take a look at some photos….also please check out my review at Telluride Inside.

Restaurant REV Cosmo | Hotel Madeline, Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Every meal should start with a fine REV Cosmo.

And crispy Pork Belly. Don’t be shy, go for it. After a day of hiking, skiing or the Telluride Film Festival you can do it.

Crispy Pork Belly ~ Restaurant REV | Hotel Madeline, Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Creamy polenta with cheese & wild mushrooms….swoon. Obviously.

Creamy Polenta with Wild Mushrooms | Restaurant REV at Hotel Madeline | Telluride, CO.

On the lighter side…Gazpacho with a dollop of guacamole.

Gazpacho with Guacamole ~ Restaurant REV | Hotel Madeline, Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Chef Bud is the Chef de Cuisine.

We go back a ways…had a few emails a number of years ago about blog stuff. We never met for reals though.

Chef Bud | Hotel Madeline, Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Restaurant REV a photo review | Hotel Madeline | Telluride, CO.

Until now. Not only is he super cool ~ his dishes at REV shine. Dreamy flavors & gorgeous presentation. The entire staff at REV are a joyful bunch.

The restaurant is pretty dang sexy inside. A great place for a date…or dinner with besties. A fine spot to sit, linger, sip & dine with whomever you fancy.

Restaurant REV a photo review | Hotel Madeline | Telluride, CO.

Many awesome nibbles we were served. We let the Chef choose the offerings…Isn’t this Lamb Shank the perfect rustic comfort food?

Lamb Shank | Restaurant REV at Hotel Madeline | Telluride, CO.

Restaurant REV prides itself in the use of local seasonal ingredients. Look at this beautiful filet!

Filet | Restaurant REV at Hotel Madeline | Telluride, CO.

This Line Caught Pacific Halibut balanced out our red meat…

Line Caught Halibut | Restaurant REV at Hotel Madeline | Telluride, CO.

Dishes are flavorful, unique…but not too fussy. Just perfect for high end dining if you ask me.

Portions are perfect for the active lifestyle folks around here. We play hard & eat well.

Dessert | Hotel Madeline, Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com

We enjoyed this beautiful platter of Lemon Tarts, Creme Brûlée & Chocolate Pudding for dessert.

Hope you enjoyed your visual feast!

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Disclosure: Occasionally I am hosted review restaurants. All thoughts & opinions are my own.

 

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1 Julia | JuliasAlbum.com August 29, 2013 at 4:26 pm

I love Rev Restaurant, in fact my husband and I and 2 other couples just ate there last week, and we had a nice chat with Chef Bud. He came to our table, what a great personality he is! His Gaspacho is out of this world! I had that beautiful halibut that you have on your photos. Restaurant Rev has the best food in Telluride!

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2 Marla August 29, 2013 at 9:08 pm

Hi Julia ~ AWESOME that you enjoyed time at Rev! Chef Bud is such a genuine, nice guy. Very cool that he introduced himself to you guys. I crave that gazpacho daily ;)

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3 Julia | JuliasAlbum.com August 30, 2013 at 12:23 pm

And, it’s a film festival this weekend – I look forward to your coverage of this event. :) Even though the weather has been pretty rainy with too many thunderstorms to my tastes lately.

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4 Marla September 1, 2013 at 5:13 am

Hi Julia….actually I did not get tickets to film. Been so busy around here ~ hopefully next year. One of our most well attended events for sure!

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5 Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective August 30, 2013 at 6:56 am

Mmmm…everything looks delicious! I would love to try that polenta with mushrooms!! Yum!

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6 Marla September 1, 2013 at 5:35 am

That polenta was crazy awesome!

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7 HeatherChristo August 30, 2013 at 8:24 am

This looks like the kind of food I want to eat! Everything look delicious and the photos are gorgeous!

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8 Maria August 30, 2013 at 9:22 am

Wow! Everything looks fabulous! I think I need a trip to Telluride!

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9 Marla September 1, 2013 at 5:17 am

Indeed you do Maria!

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