Top 10 best restaurants in Breckenridge
Before you head out to Breckenridge Ski Resort, or after a long day on the slopes, fuel up with some of Breck’s finest fare. Below is a list of our ten favorite restaurants in Breckenridge:
A longtime local favorite, enjoy farm-to-table cuisine, naturally raised beef and game, fresh seafood and superior service in this romantic 19th century Victorian home. Guests enjoy an extensive wine list, house crafted cocktails and features such as daily-inspired Colorado lamb or ginger encrusted sea scallops. A meal isn’t complete without indulging in an espressotini or the Triple Chocolate Decadence.
Southridge Seafood Grill
Stop into the elegant Southridge Seafood Grill for happy hour or dinner. Try the Prince Edward Island mussels in Thai red curry coconut broth or if you prefer “Things That Don’t Swim,” the American Kobe burger is arguably one of the best in town.
For a relaxed family-friendly atmosphere with craft beers and American fare, check out one of Colorado’s original craft breweries. The Breckenridge Brewery opened in 1990 serving local suds and burgers, Blue River style.
Here, the friendly wait staff, quaint bar and open kitchen immediately make you feel at home. A Colorado-inspired menu boasts a fresh take on favorites, offering pistachio-crusted pork striploin, deconstructed mahi mahi fish tacos and duck two ways.
Briar Rose Chophouse and Saloon
Named after the Briar Rose Silver Mine on top of Peak 10, this historic building now offers up some of the best steaks in town. From a 6-ounce petit filet to 24 ounces of prime rib, it’s a carnivore’s paradise. Family style sides and a choice from of sauces round out the affair.
Located slopeside at the Grand Lodge on Peak 7, Sevens is the spot for après, lunch or dinner. Stop in for a stone hearth pizza or grab a quick bite at the service window when the snow is just too good to stop.
Starlight Dinners at Ten Mile Station
For the ultimate in Breckenridge fine dining, treat your date to a romantic sleigh ride up to Ten Mile Station on Breckenridge Mountain. Here, sophisticated Colorado cuisine pairs elegantly with alpine vistas. Live music and entertainment on the weekends make it an unforgettable experience.
Giampietro Pasta and Pizzeria
Grab a pizza to go or dine-in at this charming, authentic Italian pizzeria. Choose from a list of daily specials, handwritten on the chalkboard above, or indulge in classics such as Chicken Parmigiana or their enormous and filling calzones.
For a casual but not underrated breakfast or lunch, Amazing Grace is the somewhat quirky local spot for fresh baked goodies and fresh-to-order, all-natural sandwiches and salads. Grab a coffee and chow down on a breakfast burrito before morning laps on the hill.
A quick and delicious eatery with changing soups and salads, made daily with fresh baked bread and cookies. Get there for lunch or for soup happy hour and dunk a slice of the jalapeno cheddar bread into a steaming bowl of Texas Roadhouse Chile.
– Jesse Ambrogi-Yanson