The Best Restaurants in Breckenridge

Updated September 13, 2023

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.

Aurum Food and Wine

This fine dining restaurant features farm-to-table American cuisine with unique flavors and an extensive wine list. Aurum

is best known around town as the place with the “best happy hour” which includes half priced menu items 4-6pm. A classy ambiance makes this restaurant the perfect date night spot!

Price: $$$

Menu Recommendations: Crispy Curried Cauliflower / Burrata / Rocky Mountain Trout

The Carlin

Are you looking for outstanding seafood cuisine? This fine dining establishment is one of Breckenridge’s newest culinary gems. With tasteful decor and curated cocktails, you are guaranteed an unforgettable dining experience!

After dinner, be sure to end your evening at The Tavern downstairs for a creative beverage. Come for the food, stay for the ambiance!

Price: $$$$

Menu Recommendations: Seafood Tower / Catch of the Day / Seared Verlasso Salmon

Robbie’s Tavern

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.

Price: $$

Menu Recommendations: Cobb Salad / Pretzel Knots / Cheese Steak

Blue River Bistro

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 lunch specials that include any kind of martini you can think of paired with delicious high-end appetizers.

Price: $$$

Menu Recommendations: Crispy Tiger Shrimp / House Made Focaccia / Buffalo Style Cauliflower

The Boot Saloon

“The Boot,” conveniently located in Grand Timber Lodge, 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.

Price: $$

Menu Recommendations: Loaded Fries / Homemade Red Chili / Grilled Chicken Club

Giampietro Pasta & Pizzeria

This casual Italian restaurant has been a local favorite in Breckenridge for generations. From East-Coast style pizzas, to hand crafted pastas, Giampietro’s offers guests delicious dishes with high quality and fresh ingredients every day. Be sure to check out their lunch calzones as well!

Price: $$

Menu Recommendations: Penne Arrabiatta / Spinach Stuffed Shells / Customized Pizza

Briar Rose Chophouse & Saloon

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.

Price: $$$$

Menu Recommendations: Ahi Tuna Lolly Pops / Shishido Peppers / Garlic Parmesan Thin Cut Fries

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