Spending your day sliding on snow at one of Colorado’s most well-known ski resorts, Breckenridge, can definitely build up an appetite. Breckenridge is tucked into the Rocky Mountains at 9,600 feet and possesses some rugged terrain and deep pow, but also brings a cosmopolitan flair to its ski town reputation. Whatever you’re craving, Breckenridge has it, from blackened fish tacos with onion ring Bloody Marys to blueberry merlot wild boar sausage with garlic mash to grilled dry-aged togarashi spiced Japanese Sakura pork chop with sweet potato fries. Here are our picks for refueling between snow-filled adventures.
What: Angel’s Hollow
Where: 113 South Ridge Street
Why: For the best Margarita in Breckenridge or an onion ring Bloody Mary, Angel’s Hollow is your place. A mix between Mexican, American and a few things in between, Angel’s Hollow has been serving Breckenridge locals and tourists since 1998 and serves up delicious entrees such as seared coconut crusted ahi in red curry sauce, flavorful fish tacos, and classic steak sandwiches with fries. For a rustic, mountain town feel with generous portions of tasty eats don’t pass this place up!
What: The Warming Hut
Where: 207 North Main Street
Why: Tucked in a historical house that was once owned by Oren K. Gaymon, the founder of the first newspaper in Dillon, Colorado, The Warming Hut is the perfect place to stop for a cozy ambiance after skiing and snowboarding all day. The Hut opens its doors for brunch, lunch and dinner and doles out menu items such as pheasant spinach and wild boar apricot-cranberry sausages with garlic mash and gravy or a juicy flat iron steak paired with sweet potato fries. Bring your friends and family for a quaint and intimate meal and start off the with one of their stellar Blood Marys or the tasty Lebowski. Cheers!
What: Blue River Bistro
Where: 305 North Main Street
Why: Blue River Bistro’s drink list pleases all the Breckenridge locals with 2 for 1 martinis and tasty Bloody Marys, and creative cocktails. Doors open on Sundays at 10 am for brunch and 11 am otherwise, featuring everything from Mexican-infused brunch items like Red Chilaquiles to Chicken Parmesan to a dinner menu carrying a variety of seafood and steak. If you’re looking for an interesting menu and a fabulous drink to go with it relax on Blue River Bistro’s patio.
Whether you are looking for some relaxing Apres this winter or looking to enjoy the beautiful summer weather in Breckenridge after a Rafting Trip, you can’t go wrong with these amazing eateries.