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Blue River Bistro

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Italian, French, American, Bar, Pub, Bistro
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305 North Main Street, Post Office Box 5247, Breckenridge, CO 80424 (Watson)
The Breckenridge Transit System's departure timetable is available at www.townofbreckenridge.com, hours of operation are from 6:30am to Midnight. In addition the majority of Hotels in the area offer shuttle services to the Blue River Bistro's front door as well as return service.
970 453 6974
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Reservations
Description: The Blue River Bistro Restaurant in Breckenridge Colorado brings a little...
The Blue River Bistro Restaurant in Breckenridge Colorado brings a little city dining to the mountains by combining sophistication with a casual, inviting atmosphere.Blue River Bistro's contemporary Italian-American menu is crafted with exceptional attention to detail and fresh ingredients.Come for lunch, dinner or to enjoy our live jazz bandsWe look forward to serving you.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Doggy friendly restaurant

Breckenridge is a fairly friendly city for dogs with people eating outside with their pooches tied to posts or left sitting under a table. We stopped at the Blue River Bistro because they provide doggy water bowls and are friendly towards animals. I had the Mac and Cheese pasta dish. It was very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
dognlap
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Denver, CO
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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Aspen, Colorado
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We have been here four times now and each time is wonderful. Whether it's a rare dinner out for husband and I, appetizers after a long bike ride, or a girl's night out, it never disappoints. Renee has been our server a few times - she's pretty much the best of the best. So fun, very knowledgeable and totally on... More 

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Denver, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Breckenridge is a fairly friendly city for dogs with people eating outside with their pooches tied to posts or left sitting under a table. We stopped at the Blue River Bistro because they provide doggy water bowls and are friendly towards animals. I had the Mac and Cheese pasta dish. It was very good except that the portion was smaller... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We loved Blue River Bistro. Sitting at one of their street side tables with a bottle of wine and a delicious appetizer was heavenly (try the honey and cashew encrusted brie -- OMG!). It is the perfect place to people watch and relax. We were lucky enough to get the table directly outside the entrance. We could hear the music... More 

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Longview, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We were given a dining gift certificate for Blue River Bistro. I now wonder why we have never eaten here before after so many years in Breckenridge. Great food, great service, great appetizers. Would be a great place to return for happy hour and appetizers. The meal was perfect. We will return often.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We had a delicious lunch here on a Sunday afternoon. Highlights included the crab bisque, and a delicious salad with goat cheese and beats. There is a kids menu, although this is a nicer restaurant with a lovely vibe and great artwork on the walls. Excellent service, friendly staff. I would return here and highly recommend also.

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Southlake, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We come to Blue River every visit to Breck. The menu is unique but also family friendly. The service is always great. Makes for a fun date night or family night out!

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Algonquin, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We had 8 and place took reservations so convenient for our group. We all had something different- trout was excellent; carbonara tortellini, chicken Marsala recommended; salmon was very rich and a little stomach upsetting. Overall very good

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East Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We ate dinner here and we loved it! The service was outstanding and the food was delicious! Be sure to make a reservation!

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Wait, what? They serve food? We made two visits for Happy Hour 2 for 1 martinis, and if we had discovered it earlier in the week, we may have made more visits. The martinis are excellent. I liked the jalapeno dirty martini best, but the snickers gets raved reviews. TBH, we had 2 for 1 appies on the first visit,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

If you are looking for a good restaurant in Breck amongst all the choices, this is a great bet. They accommodate children without fuss and their food is really good. The staff is friendly as well. Reservations recommended at dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 305 North Main Street, Post Office Box 5247, Breckenridge, CO 80424
    (Watson)
  • Public Transportation: The Breckenridge Transit System's departure timetable is available at www.townofbreckenridge.com, hours of operation are from 6:30am to Midnight. In addition the majority of Hotels in the area offer shuttle services to the Blue River Bistro's front door as well as return service.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Breckenridge
  • Phone Number: 970 453 6974

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, American, Bar, Pub, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Doing business

Description

The Blue River Bistro Restaurant in Breckenridge Colorado brings a little city dining to the mountains by combining sophistication with a casual, inviting atmosphere.Blue River Bistro's contemporary Italian-American menu is crafted with exceptional attention to detail and fresh ingredients.Come for lunch, dinner or to enjoy our live jazz bandsWe look forward to serving you.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?