A Local’s Guide: Where to Eat in Breckenridge
Jun 10, 2021 / / By: Meckenzie Donnell
Whether it is your first time to Breckenridge or your tenth, you will find that there are always new restaurants to try. Our little mountain town is stacked with restaurants lining a quaint historic Main Street. But which eateries will leave your tummy full and taste buds satisfied? Trust us when we say these restaurants are the best places to eat in Breckenridge.
Robbie’s Tavern sits at the base of Peak 8 at Breckenridge Ski Resort. If you’re looking for a good après or a sunny patio, this is the place to go. The patio overlooks the busiest chairlift in North America and has the best views of Breckenridge Ski Resort. Robbie’s menu caters to all kinds and could be described as a little bistro with an array of menu options.
Menu Recommendations: Cobb Salad / Pretzel Knots / Cheese Steak
The high-end ambiance at this Breckenridge favorite matches the sophisticated menu that is sure to leave you satisfied. We love hitting this spot for their amazing happy hour deals that include any kind of martini you can think of paired with delicious high-end appetizers.
Menu Recommendations: Crab Cakes / Salmon Poke / Shishito Peppers / Buffalo Short Ribs
One of the newest restaurants in Breckenridge, “The Boot” is full of sports bar eats. We recommend stopping by when you’re in the mood for delicious, not so healthy appetizers or a stacked sammie with fries. Don’t forget to check out the game room located in the back.
Menu Recommendations: Giant Bavarian Pretzel / Boot Wings / Chicken Parm Hoagie
One of the most iconic Breckenridge restaurants, Hearthstone is the place to go for a romantic date night or an elegant happy hour. From the outside, this restaurant appears to be an immaculately restored Victorian home. And what can be said about their food? Out. Of. This. World.
Menu Recommendations: Charred Octopus / Crispy Goat Cheese Balls / Blackberry Elk
You will find most locals hanging out in the “backroom” of this steakhouse for happy hour. They have plenty of delicious small plates to choose from and a Wild West feel that will take you back to the gold mining days that started this mountain town. If you’re not in for happy hour, the front of this restaurant is perfect for an upscale steak dinner with family-style sides.
Menu Recommendations: Ahi Tuna Lolly Pops / Prime Rib Sliders / Chinese BBQ Beef Eggrolls / Raclette Cheese
Who doesn’t want to know about the best place to grab a slice? There are plenty of places in Breckenridge to get some pizza, but ask a local and they will tell you some of the best pizza in Breckenridge is Northside Pizza.
Menu Recommendations: Imperial Pizza / Cucumber Bowl Pizza / Eagles Nest Pizza
You can find this bar jam-packed during apres! A killer happy hour menu includes bottomless chips and salsa and $5 taco baskets (3 tacos). If you’re looking for a satisfying Mexican meal, this is THE place to go. Looking beyond happy hour? A full authentic Mexican menu will please any appetite.
Menu Recommendations: Tacos / Fajitas / Rellenos / Mango Duck Carnitas
Don’t waste your time or your money trying to figure out what places to eat at in Breckenridge; let your tastebuds be delighted and make sure to check out one of these restaurants!
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