Breckenridge offers a large variety of dining options from casual burger joints to upscale fine dining with everything from lunch counters to coffee shops in between. The downtown Main Street area offers several ethnic restaurants including cuisine from Mexico, Japan, Italy and France. Wine bars, Irish pubs, and many restaurants offering American cuisine also can be found in town. For a complete listing of Breckenridge restaurants please visit the Breckenridge Dining Guide.
Breckenridge Dining for Large Groups
Breckenridge is often the location of choice for family reunions and weddings. For many people this means a picnic gathering or rehearsal dinner for a large group. One of the most outstanding locations for this type of occasion is the Carter Park Pavilion just a short distance from Main Street. It can be reserved by calling Breckenridge Parks and Recreation. The Carter Park Pavilion is located in Carter Park, of course, and has a large area for dining or mingling in front of a beautiful fireplace. It houses a kitchen and restrooms as well. There is an outside covered patio with picnic tables and a grill. Incredible views of the Rockies can be seen both from the covered patio and the floor to ceiling windows in the Pavilion. Ample parking is available. If cooking is not your idea of a good time, there are caterers in the Breckenridge area that can help you serve up an enjoyable family event.
Breckenridge -- Skip the Wait
Skip the waiting line and eat in your room! Gourmet Cabby will bring your meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner) to your door. You can order from many different restaurants located in Breckenridge and can even get meals from different establishments on the same order. (970) 453-7788.
Breckenridge Dining Guide
- Briar Rose Chophouse & Saloon 109 E. Lincoln Ave.
Named after the old Briar Rose Silver Mine located on top of Peak 10, it was once a boarding house that served hearty meals to tired miners. Located up the hill from the light in the center of town, the Briar continues to serve the best slow roasted prime rib, savory steaks, wild game, fresh seafood, poultry, pasta and vegetarian entrees. Their chef offers a unique special nightly. Compliment your entree with a choice from their extensive wine list. Enjoy cocktails in their trophy bar with its aged diamond dust mirror. The Victorian ambiance and moderate prices make the Briar a must when dining in Breckenridge. Your hosts are Roe and Bill Schardt, owners since 1984.
- Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. 231 S. Main St.
Step into the world of Forrest Gump, and enjoy a variety of fixin's like steaks, kid's favorites, fish & chips, delicious burgers, tasty smoothies, ice cold beer, and of course... shrimp cocktail, shrimp spaghetti, shrimp & veggies, shrimp & sausage, shrimp & lobster...
- Burke & Riley's Pub 520 S. Main St. (La Cima Mall 3rd Level)
Traditional American Fare and Irish Specialties. The Best Views of Breck! Full Menu served All Day AND Late Night!
- Columbine Cafe 109 S. Main St.
The Columbine Cafe is a new and unique breakfast and lunch spot in Breckenridge, serving hearty and nutritious home style breakfast and lunch daily. Breakfast is served ALL DAY! You'll enjoy their waffles, pancakes, omlettes, and eggs benedict. A full selection of specialty coffees and espressos are offered to enjoy with your meal or available "to go". Lunch is served from 11am to 3pm offering many selections of salads, soups, large sandwiches, 1/2 pound hamburgers as well as tasty daily specials. Outside dining is offered on the deck in summer. Located upstairs from Downstairs at Eric's.
- Fatty's Pizzeria 106 S. Ridge St.
Fatty's is the oldest pizzeria in Breckenridge for a reason. Fatty's makes great pizza using only fresh ingredients, plus pasta, burgers and homemade dinners. Please come to Fatty's and experience the best of the past with the best of the present.
- Fiesta Jalisco Reliance Place Shopping Center, 224 S. Main St.
This excellent family style Mexican restaurant offers the best and most genuine Mexican food in Breckenridge. Other businesses nearby are always on a wait list but Fiesta Jalisco’s secluded location make it a wait-free and inexpensive discovery. Their huge menu features a wide variety of options ranging from tasty burritos and fajitas to their famous margaritas that make it impossible to go wrong!
- Gold Pan Saloon & Restaurant 103 N. Main St.
Immersed in mining history, the Gold Pan Saloon and Restaurant offers a glimpse of a "rough and ready" Breckenridge, when at any moment the swinging saloon doors might slap open and admit a thirsty prospector. Built around 1879 as the Herman Strauss Saloon, the bar side of this complex has spent most of its days as a smoke-filled, whiskey-scented dining and amusement hall. The most well-known of these establishments was the Palace Restaurant which attracted customers with a large fish aquarium in the front window, stocked with "speckled beauties". Documented as the most continuous operating liquor license west of the Mississippi, the building has also served as a dry goods store and as a gas station. Over the years, the Gold Pan Bar has been one of the first saloons visited by a local. Locally owned and operated, the Gold Pan provides visitors with a rustic atmosphere to relax and enjoy a drink and delicious food.
- Hearthstone Casual Dining 130 S. Ridge St.
The cornerstone of fine dining in Breckenridge, this busy, friendly, Regional American restaurant serves wonderful romantic dinners that are perfectly complimented by a uniquely attractive old Victorian house setting. Expect quality food from the first course to dessert and warm, personable service to match; it is a great place to celebration a special occasion as well.
- Jade Garden Chinese Restaurant 206 N. Main St.
Jade’s offers authentic Chinese food for a good price. They are a family run business and the owner really cares about the quality of his restaurant. The restaurant offers a buffet option as well as an extensive and impressive menu.
- Jake's Dive Bar 100 N. Main St. (in Towne Square Mall)
Come in and try our Tasty and Affordable Bar Menu.
- 2 Big Screens
- Football & Hockey Packages
- Food Specials for the Games
- Live Music or DJs on the weekends
- Daily Drink Specials
- Kenosha Steak House 301 S. Main St.
All of our burgers and steaks are 100% Black Angus beef with steaks starting at $12.95! The atmosphere is warm and casual with two full bars and 20 beers on tap. Award winning BBQ, savory sandwiches, fresh salads and the "best deck in Breck". Ask about our happy hour specials.
- The Lost Cajun Restaurant: Gumbo and Beignets 411 S. Main St.
Enjoy delicious seafood and authentic cajun dishes from Louisiana. Menu includes fried catfish, shrimp pasta, red beans and rice, and po-boy sandwiches.
- Mi Casa Mexican Cantina 600 S. Park Ave.
Voted one of the Top 10 Ski Town Restaurants by "Snow Country Magazine". Happy Hour - Free Munchies & Great drink prices in our festive Cantina.
- Modis 113 S. Main St.
Modis offers up a uniquely Coloradan take on contemporary dining. Featuring vibrant surroundings, a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, and a full bar serving up an extensive selection of cocktails and wine, Modis is an experience not to be missed.
Open for lunch & dinner 7 days a week. Reservations recommended.
- Motherloaded Tavern 103 S. Main St.
A place where mothers are worshipped, kids are catered to, and fathers leave feeling satisfied from some of Mama's home cookin'. Come in and experience great regional American comfort food in a refreshingly different setting. Nightly specials, happy hour, and great "brown bag" and blue plate lunch deals happen here daily. Don't forget to venture down the hall to the infamous JC lounge to have a beer and throw peanut shells on the floor.
- Relish 137 S. Main St.
American style dining with a little Colorado flavor.
- Salt Creek Steakhouse 110 E. Lincoln Ave (1/2 block off Main St.)
Since 1996, Salt Creek's mission has been to offer the finest food and service to our customers. Salt creek is known throughout the County and beyond for great steaks and true Texas-style pit BBQ. Come join us for a memorable dining experience in our newly remodeled dining room and afterwards continue your night of enjoyment in the club upstairs, which features friendly bartenders, pool tables, foosball and one of the best values around for live music and DJs.
- South Ridge Seafood Grill 215 S. Ridge St.
Fresh seafood served in the mountains!
- Steak & Rib 208 N. Main St. (1-1/2 blocks North of the stoplight at Ski Hill Rd.)
They make use of only the finest and freshest ingredients, from their tender smoked Bar-B-Que to their Handcut Steaks and Fresh Seafood and Game Specials. The atmosphere is casual and friendly. Come as a guest and leave as a friend. Winner-Best of Summit: 2001-2005.
- Subway 305 N. Main St.
Parking available, Fast, friendly service, Smoke free, Children welcome, Catering available, outdoor patio, Gift certificates available.
- Taddeo's 555 S. Park Ave. (in The Village at Breckenridge)
Famous, fresh italian cuisine. Conveniently located on the plaza level at The Village at Breckenridge resort. Dine-In or Carry Out.
- Windy City Pizza 400 N. Park Ave. (next to City Market)
Conveniently located on the trolley route next to City Market! All you can eat lunch buffet (Monday - Friday). Free Delivery. Dine-In or Carry Out.