Regaling patrons with delightful concoctions, Broken Compass Brewing is one of the crowning glories of Breckenridge when it comes to flavorsome brews. Take in the beauty of the surrounding vistas from your outdoor perch as you sip on cold beer, or ensconce yourself within the friendly and warm confines of the establishment hailed for its extensive selection of tap beers. Pets are welcome here, and guests are allowed to bring their own food. Engage in trivia every Tuesday night or belt out the lyrics to your favorite songs on Acoustic Sundays. The brewery also organizes an array of fun events and parties which draw scores of enthusiastic patrons.
Serving up delectable portions of scrumptious and savory bites, The Canteen features a rustic and charming interior imbued with warmth. The aroma of flavorsome dishes wafts in the air, and patrons can choose from an array of craft beer, cocktails and wines as they munch on fries, burgers and briskets among other tasty treats. The service is prompt and friendly, with the establishment striving hard to ensure that their guests enjoy their time here.
When it comes to upscale restaurants and wine bars, Aurum Food & Wine is always at the top. Situated in the resort town of Breckenridge, it caters to fine dining needs of its patrons with a fusion of American cuisine with some contemporary styles like Hamachi Crudo, Parker House Rolls and more, which goes excellently with their extensive wine list.
It is no secret among the locals that Breckenridge Brewery has great beer. It has been winning awards since it opened in 1990. The food is good too, offering typical brewpub classics like burgers, fish and chips and ribs. Then there are the Breckenridge Brewery originals like the agave shrimp or Granny Smith blue salad. Take it down with a cold Avalanche Ale or the rich and strong Agave Wheat. Sit at the patio and check out the stunning view of the Tenmile Range.
In a resort town, where fine-dining restaurants pepper every corner, Downstairs at Eric's is an oasis of fun. For instance, they offer an array of different beers. They've got just about everything when it comes to pub grub, and you are sure to find some sort of special on any given day. This is a lively and family friendly establishment, which even has an arcade for the kids (or the big kids) while you watch the game.
The Breckenridge Distillery has won many international awards for their products. Come and visit them and see how the spirits are produced. Join an educational tour through the distillery and then have a tasting so you get a real feel for the products. If you want to know even more about how the whole process works, take one of the classes they offer, where you will learn from the professionals. You can also head to the on-site restaurant and bar which offers delectable dishes coupled with ingeniously crafted cocktails. Hours of operation for the distillery tours and restaurant vary.
Located next to the City Market, Windy City Pizza is a favorite dining spot among locals and visitors alike. This family-friendly joint serves an array of pizzas, calzones, a variety of sub sandwiches and much more. Windy City Pizza also features a kids menu and free delivery.
How can you go wrong here, with elegant and contemporary cuisine in a relaxed and fun atmosphere? The restaurant has a hip and energetic feel to it, with all the sophistication of its fine-dining neighbors. Nightly live music features local bands performing acoustic blues, mountain jazz and much more. Don't miss the amazing art adorned on the bistro walls, available for sale. The restaurant features an extensive menu decked with appetizer favorites like crab cakes, a huge selection of savory pastas and a delicious selection of steaks and seafood.
Documented as the most continuous operating bar west of the Mississippi, the Gold Pan Saloon has been a favorite local watering hole for miners since 1879. You might expect a gun-slingin' cowboy to walk in through the saloon doors at any moment, but in the meantime, enjoy a drink and some delicious après-ski snacks at this historical landmark. Featuring a lively and upbeat atmosphere, this traditional saloon sees a lot of crowd during the evenings, so get here early to grab a table.
Napper Tandy's is an Irish pub, but their motto is "a pub that parties like a club." If you feel like having some happy hour drinks after work, or want to go out and party with your friends, Napper Tandy's is the best choice. They serve food and have live music on Saturdays. Fridays, ladies can enjoy free drinks.