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Blue River Bistro

305 North Main Street, Post Office Box 5247, Breckenridge, CO 80424
970 453 6974
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Ranked #23 of 126 Restaurants in Breckenridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $30
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian, Bar, Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Watson
Transit: 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.
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.
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Vancouver, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Was looking for a place to have pasta while in town - found this establishment in a dining guide. Walked in an saw a very active and busy bar. Took a table, and had great service. Very friendly and energetic staff. Wine was half price (still pricey), and the penne dish I had was quite delicious. Only complaint that I... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

My wife and I frequent Breck infrequently, meaning when our schedule allows for a nice weekend, we go. And we love it there.. great shops and cafes, spectacular views and a sense of "real Colorado". We hadn't eaten at Blue River until this last trip and I can say I wish we had walked to this end of the street... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

So, I've been in Colorado for 2 yrs now and have always wanted to go here because I heard they had a great Happy Hour w/ great Martinis. Finally my girl friends and I decided to go. So happy we did. The host was very nice and walked us to the bar where we wanted to sit. Our bartender was... More

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Senoia, Georgia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Not great but good Italian at Resort prices. I had lasagna which was very cheesy but lacked meat and had very little Ricotta cheese. My wife had wine of course and they had her favorite New Zealand Chardonnay and had a special that allowed you to get a whole bottle at half price. The only problem was that when the... More

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Came in for anniversary dinner. Place was packed, live music was just our style. Very friendly service, it felt like everyone knew we were celebrating. In addition to the excellent service, the food was fantastic. The appetizers were really fresh and really delicious but I will always remember my main dish as one of the best things I ever ate.... More

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Hartselle, Alabama
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I don't know why it's so hard to find decent fresh salads while I'm on vacation, perhaps I'm not looking in the right places. Blue River Bistro delivers on the salad front though. I ordered the kale-quionoa salad and my companion ordered the roasted beet salad. They were both beautiful and delicious. After the warm-up we shared an order of... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This was our second time at Blue River and had a wonderful family dinner. Food was excellent and service was great!

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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136 reviews 136 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We visit Breckenridge about once every two or three years and the Blue River Bistro is on our list whenever we are in town. The Menu offers a nice variety of entrees and we chose the Blackened Salmon Special and the Chicken Parmesan. Both meals were wonderful. They also have a nice selection of wines (Not the largest I have... More

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Luling, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Loved the live Jazz on Saturday. Enjoyed it during Happy Hour and through our dinner. Was far enough away from the Octoberfest goings on in the downtown area that it was not crowded. Fantastic choice of appetizers during the 2 for one at happy hour. Had a super menu. Lamb Chops were cooked to perfection and Chicken Parmesan was reeally... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

After checking in at Mountain Thunder Lodge, the desk clerk recommended Blue Bistro as one of her favorite places to eat in Breckenridge. It is a short walk from the Lodge. The atmosphere was very upscale casual. The staff took really good care of us. Very attentive. We highly recommend the crispy shrimp as an appetizer. One of the most... More

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