Breckenridge has very few franchised restaurants. Most are owned by locals who care about the community and welcome tourists with great customer service. 

Here are a few of our favorites:


  • Daylight Donuts Serving donuts as well as a full breakfast. This is a local favorite. Bring your cash though, they do not except credit cards.
  • Doma 1898 From a traditional breakfast to European-style dinner, this family-style, shared-plate concept delivers a constant flow of food to share around the table – just like home.
  • Amazing Grace has unique and delicious house-made baked goods, breakfasts, lunches and coffee drinks that are fresh-made to order and sourced from natural or organic ingredients whenever possible. 
  • Breckfast House made, gourmet food with breakfast served all day.
  • Columbine Cafe A unique breakfast and lunch spot in Breckenridge, serving hearty and nutritious home style entrees. Known for their amazing in-house made corned beef hash.


  • Giampietro’s makes everything in house, from their balsamic vinaigrette to their pizza sauce.
  • Empire Burger grinds their Harris Ranch all natural beef daily. Fries & onion rings are made fresh to order and they feature over 20 unique dipping sauces.
  • Sancho Tacos offers a selection of street tacos in a friendly, relaxing restaurant.
  • Rita’s offers you the best in tacos, house-made salsa and hand pressed margaritas in the great state of Colorado!  

Happy Hour

  • Mi Casa A local favorite since 1981 ,enjoy the authentic flavors of Mexico at Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant & Cantina.
  • Modis focuses on the art of food, cocktails, music, and life.
  • Arum Food & Wine
  • Blue River Bistro is a lively, eclectic-American restaurant serving hand-crafted cocktails and artisanal wines. Their food and drink feature fresh ingredients, inspired by seasonal progression.


  • Hearthstone serves locally farmed seasonal products — including meats, fish, artisan cheeses and fresh produce. It is a wonderful dining experience in a 125-year old home.
  • Cabin Juice serves fresh ingredients made awesome – finely crafted cocktails and family-style dishes.
  • Ember
  • Downstairs at Eric’s is a simple place that serves great food at a fair price. Wide variety of food in a central location. Eric’s has an Arcade to add to its’ fun.
  • Arum Food & Wine
  • BoLD Welcome to BoLD! They serve an upscale breakfast, followed by your Mediterranean-inspired lunch, happy hour and dinner.