Do like a local, Experience like a Local, Eat like a Local
Alamosa is well known for its abundance of local eateries. Local businesses help to drive the economy and keep Alamosa fresh and exciting for travelers and locals. Many of our local restaurants and even one of our local camping facilities choose to source local ingredients to use in some of their most popular dishes! This extends flourishing for our local farmers, meat suppliers, and families Valley-wide. We are excited to boast the use of local ingredients in the restaurants of Alamosa and hope that you join them in supporting the use of local goods by trying their menu items that use them!
Gosar Ranch, Monte Vista CO.
There are several eateries in Alamosa that are supplied with sausage from Gosar Ranch, located in Monte Vista CO. Gosar Ranch is locally owned and operated and is proud to supply their goods to restaurants and grocery stores across the San Luis Valley.
SLV Brewing Co. uses Gosar Sausage in their eatery year-round. Paired perfectly with one of their craft beers is "The Local Sausage Sampler." This dish consists of your choice of 3 different flavors of Gosar Sausage, grilled sauerkraut, pita bread, and stone ground mustard. Dive into this flavorful dish today and get a little taste of locally loved goods!
The Purple Pig uses Gosar Sausage in many of their dishes. Famous for their wood fired pizza, you can't go wrong with "The Hog", specialty pizza! They offer a gluten free crust option so anyone can partake in their delicious pies. The hog is topped with cheese, pepperoni, hamburger, and spicy sausage. Locally sourced and locally loved, don't skip your opportunity to try one the next time you are in town.
A proud supporter of the Gosar Ranch is 4th Street Grille. One of the newest additions to the Alamosa food scene, this location hosts a variety of options that you will fall in love with! The Cajun Pasta is hard to beat, made with noodles cooked to perfection tossed in creamy cajun sauce with the option to add meat for a small upcharge. We recommend adding the local sausage for an extra flavor pop that is enough to make your mouth water just thinking about it!
Gosar sausage is a popular addition to the menu at My Brothers Place. Used in several of their dishes in 3 different sections of their menu, you will have multiple chances to find an item that uses local sausage! The Italian Gosar Sausage Pasta is a hit. Noodles cooked to perfection topped with house-made marinara, a full Gosar Sausage, topped with cheese, this dish is sure to become one of your favorites. Do you prefer a white sauce? Sub out the marinara for fettuccine sauce for a small upcharge and experience alfredo with a local twist!
Other Local Ingredients
All natural products make Smoothy's Smoothies extra special. This location uses local honey in their smoothies to add a little bit of sweet, without the added sugars some places use. Sourced from Haefelis Honey Farm in Del Norte CO or Soffel Farms in La Jara CO, you can count on quality honey in your drink, year round!
The ROAST is a local favorite for many reasons, but having killer breakfast options is a big one! There are several dishes made with biscuits from the Tumbleweed Bakery in Monte Vista, CO. One of the local favorites is the "Tumbleweed B.E.T.A. Biscuit Sandwich". This sandwich is on the menu as a breakfast or lunch offering, and features Bacon, Eggs, Tomato, Avocado (B.E.T.A.), leaf lettuce, onion, and melted cheddar between two local Tumbleweed Bakery Buttermilk Biscuits. Hungry yet? Stop in and try one for yourself today!
Spare Keg is the definition of Farm-to-table brewing. Using barley that the owners grow on their farm, harvested by them, processed, and added into all of their brews, you can't beat it! Fresh, delicious and locally sourced is a key note of all of their offerings. Swing into their Alamosa or Creede location to find the best brew for your taste buds 7 days a week!
Here is the San Luis Valley, potatoes are a love language. What better item to host for your local ingredient than farm fresh, locally grown potatoes? Woody's Q Shack proudly serves potatoes from Metz Potato Company, located in Monte Vista, CO. The Stuffed Baked Potato is a Woody's staple and is a tantalizing dish you won't want to miss out on! SLV baked potato loaded with campfire beans, cheese, butter, and your choice of chopped brisket or pulled pork! Add a little extra flavor by topping it with one of their delicious house made bbq sauce options!
The newest addition to the KOA Camping facility is DJ's Kitchen! Entering the Alamosa food scene with a bang and supporting local ingredients from the start is a huge win and we couldn't be more excited to give them a warm welcome. Stop in and one of their breakfast burritos made with local potatoes from the Valley Roots Coop! A warm tortilla filled to capacity with sausage or bacon, local potatoes, cheese, green chili with a side of salsa. Breakfast made with local love always makes it taste better. Be sure to stop in and give this new location a try!
Newly opened and excited to be back in business, ROOTS brought in Boom Town Breakfast Burritos! Handmade by Valley locals using fresh, never frozen quality ingredients including local potatoes from either Aspen Produce in Center, CO or White Rock Specialties in Mosca, CO. Offering a variety of options, this quick stop for breakfast is perfect for anyone on the go! Stop in for a coffee and a fresh burrito daily, while supplies last!