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11 Breckenridge Foodie Favorites

11 Breckenridge Foodie Favorites

Breckenridge is known for its delectable dining scene, from farm to table eats to sweet, delectable treats. These 11 Breckenridge foodie favorites are sure to get your taste buds tingling- here’s where to find the best regionally sourced, seasonally focused and thoughtfully chef-driven menus in Breckenridge.



Hearthstone Breckenridge couple cheers summer

Soak in some sunshine on Hearthstone’s deck with a view.

The romantic Victorian décor, the Colorado-inspired cuisine, the wide mountain views—nearly everything at Hearthstone is elevated. Reserve a window seat and celebrate special occasions (or just life itself) over naturally raised game, sustainably caught seafood and farm-to-fork garden sides.

Rootstalk or Radicato

Roostalk Restaurant is located in a charming historic house on Main Street Breckenridge.

Roostalk Restaurant is located in a charming historic house on Main Street Breckenridge.

Experience delectable delicacies at either of Matt Vawters restaurants: Roostalk and Radicato. Vawter is Breckenridge’s only James Beard Nominated chef, who recieved the nod in 2024 for Best Chef: Mountains. Radicato offers an exceptional dining experience in a beautiful setting on the Riverwalk in Breckenridge, Colorado. Radicato is inspired by old world traditions and showcases techniques like handmade pastas. Roostalk seeks to provide “Elevated, Everyday Dining” to the local community as well as out of town visitors. The cuisine is ingredient focused, technique driven and deeply committed to quality at all levels.

Cabin Juice

Seek out ultra hip Cabin Juice inside the modern social space and bespoke hotel Gravity Haus. Ingredients are sourced from small Colorado farms and barrel-aged cocktails invoke lingering dinners. Don’t miss the avocado toast with arugula, egg and chia in the morning and the smoky roasted eggplant dip and grass-fed burger later in the day.



A group of people dining at Ember in Breckenridge

Ember is the go-to spot for new and exciting concoctions and dining combinations.

This Breckenridge foodie spot stands out with an artistic take on global cuisine. Join in owner and chef Scotty B’s lively culinary adventure through seasonally spurred offerings such as the delectable elk with blue cheese mashers, white asparagus salsa, pine cone syrup and smoked mushroom and bacon fat hollandaise.


Piante Pizzeria

Vegans rejoice! Organic, plant-based and wood-fired Italian goes gourmet at Piante Pizzeria. Wholesome and sustainable cravings are answered with housemade smoked organic cashew mozzarella, pea protein and seitan “meats,” and shiitake mushroom bacon. Even hardcore carnivores love the creamy white pizza with house mozzarella and cashew ricotta, garlic, shitake bacon and arugula.



Epicurean comfort food and a menu that sings with the seasons is the draw at Twist. Chat up knowledgeable bartenders and locals over the creative cocktail of the evening. Treat yourself to a bone-in smoked pork chop or the seared sea scallops. Or share a variety of pleasing happy hour plates from 4 to 6pm.


Briar Rose

When nothing but the finest USDA steak, chops and prime rib will do, head to the Briar Rose Chophouse & Saloon. Family-style classic sides—think creamed spinach and the gooiest baked mac n cheese—and a long list of stiff martinis and worldly wines round out the sophisticated experience at this historic landmark.


Aurum Food & Wine

Aurum Food and Wine Breckenridge summer building

Aurum is Breckenridge’s new local favorite and go-to happy hour location.

Part of Ridge Street’s restaurant renaissance, Aurum Food & Wine is a date night pearl with glowing golden décor and upscale contemporary American eats. Indulge in shared plates of hamachi crudo, foie gras and curried PEI mussels.


Legends Steak and Italian

Settle into the nostalgic Chicago supper club ambiance at Legends Steak and Italian. Sinatra plays on the speakers while serious steaks sear on the grill and servers in white coats uncork bold wines. Happy hour buzzes with deals on Tuscan grilled oysters, fried gnocchi and citrus herb marinated olives.


Carboy Winery

Carboy winery Breckenridge retired group happy hour

Carboy features wine on tap and flights to pair with any dinner combo.

Attached to the Gold Pan Saloon, Carboy Winery serves playful flights and creative meat and cheese boards. Main dishes include Rocky Mountain trout and grilled beef shortrib and the swirling frosé machine is always a hit.


Mountain Flying Fish

Some of the freshest sashimi and nigiri in the county can be found at Mountain Flying Fish. Chef and owner Tetsuo trained in Japan under master chefs and uses only the highest quality fish. Sit at the chic sushi bar and ask about the daily catch.

By Lisa Blake
The Breckenridge Tourism Office works to enhance and promote the unique character and experience of Breckenridge as a world-renowned destination resort and to represent, serve and perpetuate the common interest and character of its membership and community. Lisa Blake is a regular contributor. The Breckenridge-based freelance writer, editor and mom enjoys researching and sharing stories on health, wellness, dining and the outdoors. Find her work in Breckenridge Magazine, The Purist,, and at
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