Top 12 Breckenridge Patios

June 26, 2021 // Brittany De Graaf

Summer in the high country means it’s time to sit back, relax and enjoy a drink out in the sun. Breakfast, lunch, happy hour or dinner—there is a perfect Breckenridge patio for any occasion. To get you started, we have compiled a list of our top 12 patios in Breckenridge. Cheers!


Located off the beaten path in La Cima Mall, Southridge has arguably the best deck in Breckenridge. With perfect views of the Ten Mile Range, ample sun and a delicious menu, it is a vacation must. Oysters on the half shell are a happy hour favorite here and don’t forget to pair it with a refreshing glass of white wine.

Insider Tip: Small plates are great for sharing and a perfect way to kick off your meal! 


If you are looking to treat yourself to some amazing cuisine, Radicato is for you. Radicato offers Italian cuisine in a mountain setting with a focus hand made pasta, seasonal produce, and larger items from the grill. You’ll truly feel like you are getting a cultural experience when you pass food around the table and share with your loved ones.

Insider Tip: Make a reservation if you are going for dinner. It is a smaller space and you won’t want to miss out on the quaint deck seating.


If you are looking for house-infused liquors, updated comfort food and live music, this is your place. Every Sunday the Motherloaded Tavern (MLT) hosts a porch party that you and Fido can swing by. Ask about happy hour specials and treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind drink.

Insider Tip: Try a cocktail with one of the Motherloaded’s many homemade infused liquors. The spicy cilantro-lime tequila is a great summer pick.


Start your day off right by having your coffee and a pastry by the river. The Crown is a perfect combination of coffee shop and bar, with something for everyone. Since it’s located next to the Blue River, you can enjoy the sound of the flowing river while getting your caffeine fix.

Insider Tip: Need to do a little work? Come to the Crown; they have free WiFi and a full bar. What better combination can you ask for?


Kenosha is a Breckenridge favorite that offers a little bit of everything. Happy hour: check; games: check; great food: check; and plenty of sun: double check! The extra-large west-facing deck has room for large parties and is the perfect place to grab lunch and soak in the sun.

Insider Tip: Kenosha has 32 beers on tap with a rotating tap menu. If you are looking for your favorite beer, check out their tap list.


Tequila Sour, Scooter’s Dark Side, Violette Femme and Aviator are just a few of the many perfectly mixed martinis Blue River has to offer. Enjoy sitting on their side patio and slowly sipping one of these scrumptious drinks. While you are there, make sure to try their two-for-one happy hour appetizer deals.

Insider Tip: While known for their happy hour, Blue River Bistro also has wonderful lunch and dinner options that you can enjoy on the patio.


This patio not only has a great view of Maggie Pond and Breckenridge Ski Resort, but is also pet friendly. With happy hour deals on apps and space to play cornhole, this is the perfect place to post up and relax.

Insider Tip: Looking for something spicy? Try the jalapeno margarita! This combination of sweet and spicy will provide just the right amount of summer patio heat.


If you are looking for a quaint, off-the-main-path Breckenridge outdoor patio with character then this is the place for you. Ember has unique drinks and tasty apps with epicurean flair. They are known for their technique, creativity and the love they put into everything they serve.

Insider Tip: If you aren’t sure, ask for drink recommendations. Ember is known for the fantastic recommendations from their pro bartenders and sommeliers.


Located on Peak 8 inside the Grand Colorado on Peak 8, Robbie’s Tavern is a popular option for slopeside dining. This casual Breck spot is privately owned and run by the same team as The Canteen Tap House and Tavern and The Boot. With stunning views of Peak 8, a large patio area, and delicious food, this is a beautiful spot to swing by while on the mountain.

Insider Tip: Pretzel knots are a must and they pair perfectly with a tin cup mule.

10. RMU

Rocky Mountain Underground (RMU) is right on Main Street Breckenridge and provides two amazing outdoor spaces. Enjoy a handcrafted cocktail on the front deck while watching the hustle of Main Street or head on back to the beer garden for lawn games and live music.

Insider Tip: Not only can you enjoy amazing drinks at RMU, you can shop too! Make this your one-stop shop to get out, enjoy the outdoors, shop for gear and grab a post-ride beverage.


From tours and tastings to two-for-one happy hour cocktails, you can find a variety of ways to enjoy some Breckenridge-made spirits. The Breckenridge Distillery has a pet- and people-friendly patio that is the perfect place to enjoy some rays and hand-crafted cocktails before an amazing dinner. While the patio is open seating, be sure to make a reservation if you are looking to stay for dinner.

Insider Tip: You can purchase barware, spirits, clothing and more in the store located within the restaurant.


Talk about 360 views! Elev8 Lounge resides on the rooftop of the Grand Colorado on Peak 8 gifting guests views all the way from Mt. Baldy to Peak 6 on Breckenridge Ski Resort. Complete with fire pits and delicious drink options, Elev8 is sure to impress.
Insider Tip: Stay on site and walk to happy hour on the private lounge deck after a rooftop hot tub session. For promotional lodging deals, visit The Grand Colorado on Peak 8,