BRECKENRIDGE: Breakfast

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Jan 072013
 

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Amazing Grace Natural Eatery

Get off the beaten path to experience an authentic slice of life in Breckenridge.  Amazing Grace Natural Eatery is passionate about good food and great conversation, sweet powder days and warm connections.  Breakfast burritos, Veggie and Sausage Scrambles, Homemade Muffins, and lots more goodies for the soul. 7 am to 3 pm on Lincoln Street.

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Blue Moose Restaurant

If you’re looking for hearty home-cooked meals, generous portions and a family atmosphere, Blue Moose is for you.  A local favorite for years, stop by Main Street’s Blue Moose and enjoy some down home cooking! 7 am to 1 pm.

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Daylight Donuts

Head on over to the Fire station, then just cross the street to find Daylight Donuts!  Breakfasts made to order and freshly baked donuts.  Daylight Donuts is a local favorite for an affordable breakfast.  Open 6:00 am to noon daily.

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Columbine Cafe

A unique breakfast spot in Breckenridge, Columbine serves up hearty and nutritious home style entrees. Best part?  Breakfast is served all day long (well, at least until 1:30 weekdays / 2:30 weekends). So hop on over to main street for some breakfast grub.

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La Francaise French Bakery

As you can imagine, everything is made fresh daily in La Francaise French Bakery.  Scrumptious french pastries, bread, crepes, croissants and even paninis.  Also, don’t miss out on an espresso, latte, or cappuccino (they carry Lavazza coffees).

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BRECKENRIDGE: Solo Dining

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May 292011
 

Top PickMountain Flying Fish

Mountain Flying Fish, Breckenridge’s newest sushi restaurant, has already earned a great reputation among locals and visitors alike. Chef and owner Tetsuo Shimoda brings his experiences in New York and Japan to Breckenridge, creating some of the best raw dishes in town. It has incredible views to match the incredible sushi. Come early, because the dining room fills up quickly at this popular night spot.

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Soupz On

Soupz On has been a favorite of both locals and returning visitors to Breckenridge, Colorado for years. Mark & Stacy Anderson have been at Soupz On since 2000. Their warm soups are made daily with the freshest ingredients. Vegetarian options available and they cater too!

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South Ridge Seafood Grill

This place serves up some of the finest seafood in the mountains! Although the menu relies heavily on the freshest seafood, it also includes pasta, hand cut steaks & Colorado lamb. It’s the perfect spot for drinks and appetizers or a multi-coursed dinner served by Summit County’s finest waitstaff & bartenders. Great (daily) happy hour too!

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Modis

Great atmosphere here! Modis is where the mix of red brick, dark woods and warm light typifies Breckenridge’s evolving aesthetic of Victorian charm and urban swank. It serves an eclectic menu of bistro and Asian-flavored fare, like smoked duck and wild mushroom tart, Thai bouillabaisse and a New Zealand blue nose grouper. Sit in the upstairs loft overlooking Main Street.

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Crepes a la Carte

The secret to Crepes a la Carte is the batter…a secret recipe developed over many, many months of trials and tastings. Two batters are used: one for savory crepes and one for sweet crepes. Stop by for a versatile, healthy, hand-held meal any time of the day!

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BRECKENRIDGE: Deli’s

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May 292011
 

Top PickEuro Deli

The Euro-Deli is the first European Deli & Coffee House in Breckenridge.  They serve a delicious taste of European style foods, European wine, beers, and Italian Lavazza coffee. The Euro-Deli offers a unique and casual atmosphere for breakfast and lunch. They use only the freshest and highest quality products, so stop by to sample some of the menu!

The Euro-Deli is open daily from 8am – 5pm (off season hours may vary).

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La Francaise French Bakery

La Francaise French Bakery serves fresh breads, pastries, quiches, sandwiches, paninis, crepes, plus a wide variety of sweet and savory specialties. Everything at La Francaise is made fresh daily, and served all day long. They also serve superb European espresso drinks using Lavazza coffee. Catering, cakes, and take out are available.  La Francaise is open daily from 8am – 8pm

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Crepes a la Carte

The secret to Crepes a la Carte is the batter…a secret recipe developed over many, many months of trials and tastings. Two batters are used: one for savory crepes and one for sweet crepes. Stop by for a versatile, healthy, hand-held meal any time of the day!

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BRECKENRIDGE: Vegetarian / Organic

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May 292011
 

Top PickMountain Flying Fish

Mountain Flying Fish, Breckenridge’s newest sushi restaurant, has already earned a great reputation among locals and visitors alike. Chef and owner Tetsuo Shimoda brings his experiences in New York and Japan to Breckenridge, creating some of the best raw dishes in town. It has incredible views to match the incredible sushi. Come early, because the dining room fills up quickly at this popular night spot.

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Soupz On

Soupz On has been a favorite of both locals and returning visitors to Breckenridge, Colorado for years. Mark & Stacy Anderson have been at Soupz On since 2000.  Their warm soups are made daily with the freshest ingredients. Vegetarian options available and they cater too!

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South Ridge Seafood Grill

This place serves up some of the finest seafood in the mountains! Although the menu relies heavily on the freshest seafood, it also includes pasta, hand cut steaks & Colorado lamb. It’s the perfect spot for drinks and appetizers or a multi-coursed dinner served by Summit County’s finest waitstaff & bartenders. Great (daily) happy hour too!

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Modis

Great atmosphere here! Modis is where the mix of red brick, dark woods and warm light typifies Breckenridge’s evolving aesthetic of Victorian charm and urban swank. It serves an eclectic menu of bistro and Asian-flavored fare, like smoked duck and wild mushroom tart, Thai bouillabaisse and a New Zealand blue nose grouper. Sit in the upstairs loft overlooking Main Street.

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The Dredge Restaurant & Bar

A Piece of History! From the early 1900’s up to 1942, there were a total of nine dredges operating in Summit County. Since there was a railroad, there was a reason to build these huge dredges. This two million pound floating restaurant is a replica of one of the largest and longest operating dredges. It was the last dredge operating and stopped forever in the Blue River in 1942. Try the shrimp and crab stuffed red trout or the Elk Tenderloin.

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Crepes a la Carte

The secret to Crepes a la Carte is the batter…a secret recipe developed over many, many months of trials and tastings.  Two batters are used: one for savory crepes and one for sweet crepes.  Stop by for a versatile, healthy, hand-held meal any time of the day!

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The Motherloaded Tavern

Do you need some TLC? If so, head over to The Motherloaded Tavern and have some of ‘mom’s’ home-cookin’. Whether you’re in the mood for some down home comfort food, a thick juicy steak, Asain seared Ahi Tuna, or a healthy salad with homemade dressing, they’ve got everyone in the family covered. They don’t take reservations, so get there early.

(oh…they have gluten-free options too!)

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BRECKENRIDGE: Kid Friendly

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May 292011
 

Top PickRasta Pasta

After a long day of skiing or snowboarding, there’s no better place to relax, rehydrate and eat!  The best value in Breck, Rasta Pasta’s exquisite pasta creations have been feeding hungry mountaineers for 15 years.  Kick back with a local micro brew and some reggae music while you take in this unique atmosphere.  This is a perfect family restaurant, bring the kids to a restaurant they will never forget!  Heaping portions fill you up without leaving a dent in your wallet.

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Lucha Colorado Cantina

Known for having the best burritos in the high country, Lucha Cantina is so much more than that! We also have Tacos, Nachos, Quesadillas, Homemade Salsas, and all your favorite drinks.

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South Ridge Seafood Grill

This place serves up some of the finest seafood in the mountains! Although the menu relies heavily on the freshest seafood, it also includes pasta, hand cut steaks & Colorado lamb.  It’s the perfect spot for drinks and appetizers or a multi-coursed dinner served by Summit County’s finest waitstaff & bartenders.  They have a kid’s menu, too.

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The Motherloaded Tavern

Do you need some TLC?  If so, head over to The Motherloaded Tavern and have some of ‘mom’s’ home-cookin’.  Whether you’re in the mood for some down home comfort food, a thick juicy steak, Asain seared Ahi Tuna, or a healthy salad with homemade dressing, they’ve got everyone in the family covered.  They don’t take reservations, so get there early.

(oh…they have a kids menu, strictly under 12 though!)

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Empire Burger

Craving a burger?  Then Empire Burger is the place to be.  Open daily from 11 am to 1 am, their all-natural-Harris-Ranch-choice-Black-Angus-ground-daily-in-house burgers satisfy your cravings all day and night.

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Fatty’s

Fatty’s is the oldest pizzeria in Breckenridge for a reason. Come to Fatty’s and experience the best of the past with the best of the present with a beer or coctail of your choice.  All your favorite sports coverage.  Their hand-made pizzas are placed directly on stone shelves in their pizza ovens, so you know you’re going to love ’em!

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Soupz On

Soupz On has been a favorite of both locals and returning visitors to Breckenridge, Colorado for years. Mark & Stacy Anderson have been at Soupz On since 2000.  Their warm soups are made daily with the freshest ingredients. Vegetarian options available and they cater too!

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BRECKENRIDGE: Happy Hour / Apres Ski

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May 292011
 

Top PickBlue River Bistro

They have Happy Hour twice a day…3-6pm and 9-closing.  If you crave a little city atmosphere in the mountains, this is your place. Blue River Bistro’s inviting sophisticated, yet casual, restaurant offers contemporary Italian-American menu to go with the live music (jazz) from 5-10 pm.

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Relish

If you want a light an airy place with great views from the second floor, Relish is your place.  From 4-6 pm, choose a drink and an appetizer for only 10 bucks (yep, that’s 2 for $10).

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South Ridge Seafood Grill

After a day of skiing or in the summer on the patio, this happy hour rules! Oysters on the half shell, peel & eat shrimp, Colorado micro brews & great value wines. They serve up a great happy hour nightly from 4-6 pm (then stay for dinner!).

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Modis

Great atmosphere here!  Modis is where the mix of red brick, dark woods and warm light typifies Breckenridge’s evolving aesthetic of Victorian charm and urban swank. You’ll find truffle fries, caesar salad and Pei mussels on the happy hour menu.  Or go all out and order DC’s double cheeseburger that will surely hit the spot!

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Breckenridge Brewery & Pub

The Breckenridge Brewery, opened in 1990, has quickly become one of the locals favorite spots. As you sit at the bar, watch as a selection of award winning beers are handcrafted by the brewers. Or take a seat in the dining room and feast over the view of the Ten Mile Range while dining on excellent pub fare at very reasonable prices. We are open for both lunch and dinner.  Stop by today for a taste of Breckenridge’s freshest, and best!  Hours: 11:00am – 2:00am

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Jake’s Dive Bar

$3 Jager, Jim Beam and Tuaca shots.  $2 PBR.  Need I say more? Well, I guess I could add…karaoke!

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Whale’s Tail

Catering to locals and tourists alike, The Whale’s Tail takes pride in serving fresh seafood and the finest grog in the mountains.  Our seafood happy hour is known and loved worldwide; 3-6 pm daily.  $2 domestic bottled beers, $2 well drinks and $3 house wines, .10 peel and eat shrimp, .50 chicken wings.   Cheap…and good!

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Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub

“The pub that parties like a club.”  Napper Tandy’s features friendly bartenders, pool tables and the best venue around for live music and DJ’s.  Pub menu served until late. Hours: 4:00pm – 2:00am; happy hour is 4-7pm.  (Beer Pong on Thursdays — no joke!)

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BRECKENRIDGE: Lunch

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May 292011
 

Top PickLucha Colorado Cantina

Known for having the best burritos in the high country, Lucha Cantina is so much more than that! We also have Tacos, Nachos, Quesadillas, Homemade Salsas, and all your favorite drinks. Open until 2 am or later to satisfy your late night cravings, and now open early for amazing breakfast burritos. Grab one to go before you shred the mountain!

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Rasta Pasta

After a long day of skiing or snowboarding, there’s no better place to relax, rehydrate and eat!  The best value in Breck, Rasta Pasta’s exquisite pasta creations have been feeding hungry mountaineers for 15 years.  Kick back with a local micro brew and some reggae music while you take in this unique atmosphere.  This is a perfect family restaurant, bring the kids to a restaurant they will never forget!  Heaping portions fill you up without leaving a dent in your wallet.

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South Ridge Seafood Grill

This place serves up some of the finest seafood in the mountains! Although the menu relies heavily on the freshest seafood, it also includes pasta, hand cut steaks & Colorado lamb.  It’s the perfect spot for drinks and appetizers or a multi-coursed dinner served by Summit County’s finest waitstaff & bartenders.  Great (daily) happy hour too!

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Soupz On

Soupz On has been a favorite of both locals and returning visitors to Breckenridge, Colorado for years. Mark & Stacy Anderson have been at Soupz On since 2000.  Their warm soups are made daily with the freshest ingredients. Vegetarian options available and they cater too!

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Mimi’s Fried Pies

Fried pies???, you ask.  Yes!  They’re yummie. Originally developed in the 19th Century as a practical way to serve a heartymeal to the hardworking field hands, they’re still a local favorite today.  Call 4 minutes ahead and get your made-to-order ‘bundle of love” to go.

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Crepes a la Carte

The secret to Crepes a la Carte is the batter…a secret recipe developed over many, many months of trials and tastings.  Two batters are used: one for savory crepes and one for sweet crepes.  Stop by for a versatile, healthy, hand-held meal any time of the day!

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BRECKENRIDGE: Late Night Dining

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May 292011
 

Top PickLucha Colorado Cantina

Known for having the best burritos in the high country, Lucha Cantina is so much more than that!  We also have Tacos, Nachos, Quesadillas, Homemade Salsas, and all your favorite drinks. Open until 2 am or later to satisfy your late night cravings, and now open early for amazing breakfast burritos. Grab one to go before you shred the mountain!

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Empire Burger

Craving a burger?  Then Empire Burger is the place to be.  Open daily from 11 am to 1 am, their all-natural-Harris-Ranch-choice-Black-Angus-ground-daily-in-house burgers satisfy your cravings all day and night.

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Downstairs at Eric’s

Got the munchies?  This is your place for standard American fare:  soups, salads, sandwiches, pizza, burgers, beer, beer, and beer. They even have a bar cam so you can see how much fun it is!

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Jake’s Dive Bar

$3 Jager, Jim Beam and Tuaca shots.  $2 PBR.  Need I say more? Well, I guess I could add…karaoke!

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Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub

“The pub that parties like a club.”  Napper Tandy’s features friendly bartenders, pool tables and the best venue around for live music and DJ’s.  Pub menu served until late. Hours: 4:00pm – 2:00am; happy hour is 4-7pm.  (Beer Pong on Thursdays — no joke!)

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BRECKENRIDGE: Fine Dining

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May 222011
 

Top PickSteak & Rib

No trip to Breckenridge is complete without dining at the Steak and Rib.  The Steak and Rib usually tops the “Best of” contests: Best of Summit, Best Restaurant, Best Service and Best Steak in Summit County.

The Wedge Salad (great for sharing) and the Crab Stuffed Filet Mignon is to die for!  Great service too.

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May 222011
 

Top PickHearthstone Restaurant

For over 22 years, the historic, 125- year-old Kaiser House known as the Hearthsthone Restaurant has been a local’s favorite for hand cut steaks, game and fresh seafood. Come as you are, take in the views, enjoy a perfectly chilled martini with delicious appetizers followed by a dinner of Colorado Lamb, Ginger Sea Scallops and a bottle of your favorite California Cabernet.

Needless to say, Hearthstone is a local favorite!

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Mountain Flying Fish

Mountain Flying Fish, Breckenridge’s newest sushi restaurant, has already earned a great reputation among locals and visitors alike. Chef and owner Tetsuo Shimoda brings his experiences in New York and Japan to Breckenridge, creating some of the best raw dishes in town. It has incredible views to match the incredible sushi. Come early, because the dining room fills up quickly at this popular night spot.

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Relish

Looking for a light and airy restaurant with a great view to go with delicious food?  Then you’ll relish Relish! Chef/owner Matt Fackler welcomes you to relish. A bold dining experience that blends his extensive culinary experience with regional influences, creating a menu full of diverse flavors.

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Le Petit Paris

Located on Adam Avenue, Le Petit Paris serves traditional French cuisine in an elegant bistro setting.
The dining room is cozy with white linen table cloths, French decorations, and fresh cut flowers throughout. The menu changes frequently, based on the seasonal ingredients, so check back often to see their latest offerings.  Enjoy the Bouillabaise for a nice change and don’t miss the creme brulee!

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Ember

Ember achieves its motto of “Let us warm your soul.”  Built on the reputation and talent of Chef/Owner Scott Boshaw, Ember’s globally-influenced menu and contemporary Victorian home setting are second to none.  This is the spot for après-ski at the bar, a casual dinner with friends or a romantic evening full of sparks with your significant other.

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Lucha Colorado Cantina

Known for having the best burritos in the high country, Lucha Cantina is so much more than that!  We also have Tacos, Nachos, Quesadillas, Homemade Salsas, and all your favorite drinks. Open until 2 am or later to satisfy your late night cravings, and now open early for amazing breakfast burritos. Grab one to go before you shred the mountain!

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South Ridge Seafood Grill

This place serves up some of the finest seafood in the mountains! Although the menu relies heavily on the freshest seafood, it also includes pasta, hand cut steaks & Colorado lamb.  It’s the perfect spot for drinks and appetizers or a multi-coursed dinner served by Summit County’s finest waitstaff & bartenders.  Great (daily) happy hour too!

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Modis

Great atmosphere here!  Modis is where the mix of red brick, dark woods and warm light typifies Breckenridge’s evolving aesthetic of Victorian charm and urban swank. It serves an eclectic menu of bistro and Asian-flavored fare, like smoked duck and wild mushroom tart, Thai bouillabaisse and a New Zealand blue nose grouper. Sit in the upstairs loft overlooking Main Street.

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Rasta Pasta

After a long day of skiing or snowboarding, there’s no better place to relax, rehydrate and eat!  The best value in Breck, Rasta Pasta’s exquisite pasta creations have been feeding hungry mountaineers for 15 years.  Kick back with a local micro brew and some reggae music while you take in this unique atmosphere.  This is a perfect family restaurant, bring the kids to a restaurant they will never forget!  Heaping portions fill you up without leaving a dent in your wallet.

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Empire Burger

Craving a burger?  Then Empire Burger is the place to be.  Open daily from 11 am to 1 am, their all-natural-Harris-Ranch-choice-Black-Angus-ground-daily-in-house burgers satisfy your cravings all day and night.

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Fatty’s

Fatty’s is the oldest pizzeria in Breckenridge for a reason. Come to Fatty’s and experience the best of the past with the best of the present with a beer or coctail of your choice.  All your favorite sports coverage.  Their hand-made pizzas are placed directly on stone shelves in their pizza ovens, so you know you’re going to love ’em!

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Downstairs at Eric’s

Got the munchies?  This is your place for standard American fare:  soups, salads, sandwiches, pizza, burgers, beer, beer, and beer. They even have a bar cam so you can see how much fun it is!

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The Dredge Restaurant & Bar

A Piece of History! From the early 1900’s up to 1942, there were a total of nine dredges operating in Summit County. Since there was a railroad, there was a reason to build these huge dredges. This two million pound floating restaurant is a replica of one of the largest and longest operating dredges. It was the last dredge operating and stopped forever in the Blue River in 1942.  Try the shrimp and crab stuffed red trout or the Elk Tenderloin.

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Briar Rose Chophouse & Saloon

The Briar Rose Restaurant & Bar, named after the old Briar Rose Silver Mine located on top of Peak 10, was once a boarding house that served hearty meals to tired miners. Enjoy cocktails in our trophy bar with its aged diamond dust mirror. The Victorian ambience and moderate prices make the Briar a must when dining in Breckenridge.  Hours: 5:00pm – 10:00pm

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Blue River Bistro

Do you crave a little city dining in the mountains?  Blue River Bistro’s inviting sophisticated, yet casual, restaurant offers contemporary Italian-American menu (imagine escargot, bruschetta, tortellini carbonara, new york strip, risotto….).  Be sure to enjoy the live music (jazz) from 5-10 pm.

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Crepes a la Carte

The secret to Crepes a la Carte is the batter…a secret recipe developed over many, many months of trials and tastings.  Two batters are used: one for savory crepes and one for sweet crepes.  Stop by for a versatile, healthy, hand-held meal any time of the day!

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The Motherloaded Tavern

Do you need some TLC?  If so, head over to The Motherloaded Tavern and have some of ‘mom’s’ home-cookin’.  Whether you’re in the mood for some down home comfort food, a thick juicy steak, Asain seared Ahi Tuna, or a healthy salad with homemade dressing, they’ve got everyone in the family covered.  They don’t take reservations, so get there early.

(oh…they have gluten-free options too!)

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