Teller House

Belly up to the Face on the bar-room floor

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The Teller House opened as the region’s most posh hotel in 1872. Today, visitors who want a taste of the authentic Old West, have a drink here at the Face Bar, made famous by the picture of a woman painted on the bar-room floor. It’s a refreshing change in this town where the inside of most historic buildings have been gutted and filled with slot machines and poker tables.

The Teller House is a popular pre-opera dining choice. The Face Bar Restaurant has casual fare, while The Rouge dining room upstairs delivers fine dining. Both restaurants are run by Kevin Taylor, once of Denver’s award-winning chefs.

The bar is a popular gathering place for people coming to Central City for the opera or to gamble in one of the casinos tucked into historic buildings.

At A Glance

120 Eureka Street
Central City
Entrees $25-$29 at Rouge; $12-$16 at Face Bar Restaurant
Check for open days and hours

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