The town of Breckenridge was founded in 1859 and the first ski trail was cut in 1961. Since then, the town has become a destination for many different types of outdoor activities. Sitting at the base of the Tenmile Range, the amount of activities within close proximity to town is endless. After a long day of being outdoors it is nice to return to the town to enjoy some delicious food and a cold beverage. Whether you’re skiing, snowboarding, or snowshoeing this weekend, here are 5 spots in Breckenridge, Colorado to fuel you back up after your adventure.
1. Breckenridge Brewery
Located a brisk half mile walk from Marriott’s Mountain Valley Lodge, Breckenridge Brewery‘s craft beers are known around Colorado. In addition to having exceptional beverages, the menu includes many delicious meals sure to fill you up after a long day on the slopes. If you prefer a darker brew, the Vanilla Porter is a crowd favorite. Breckenridge Brewery is also currently offering free curbside pickup and delivery as well, so you can enjoy the deliciousness in the comfort of your hotel room or Airbnb.
2. Briar Rose Chophouse & Saloon
If you’re looking for a true fine dining experience, then Briar Rose is the place to be. This Steakhouse has been serving the Breckenridge area for decades. Their menu is filled with USDA choice cuts of beef from ranches that produce the highest quality steaks in the country. Not only would it make a great date night destination, but Briar Rose has some awesome happy hour specials, too.
3. The Blue Fish
Located in the heart of Breckenridge, Blue Fish offers quality Japanese cuisine with everything from crab potstickers, chicken wings, sushi and beyond. Executive Chef Tian Lin has composed an extraordinary menu sure to please anyone, and you can warm right up with some saki and a fresh sushi roll after your winter adventures.
4. The Lost Cajun
Boasting 4.4/5 stars and 536 google reviews, the Lost Cajun is the best spot in the area to get classic cajun style cuisine. Their Po Boys and extensive bar beverage options are sure to keep that smile on your face. This is a great spot if you want to fill up and not break the bank.
5. Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant and Cantina
Located on the south end of Main Street, Mi Casa is a local favorite for post-winter excursions. Happy Hour provides free chips and salsa, cheap (but quality) margaritas, and some great handheld tacos. If you end your day at the base of Peak 9, you’re only a short distance from this après ski hot spot.
Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat or a nicer restaurant with unique small plates, Breckenridge provides it all not far from the ski lifts. Whether you’re sightseeing, skiing, or snowmobiling, there will be a dish of your favorite grub waiting for you when you get back to town.