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Blue River Bistro

305 North Main Street, Post Office Box 5247, Breckenridge, CO 80424
+1 970-453-6974
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
305 North Main Street, Post Office Box 5247, Breckenridge, CO 80424
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Besides, the fine food (I had the buffalo short ribs), the martinis, and appetizers. our server, Renee, made the whole experience excellent. She was knowledgeable, attentive, with a great personality.

Thank Freedom816750
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is upscale in a town of pubs and basic eateries. They are known for their martinis and fabulous food. They do not disappoint! I tried them 2 months ago on another visit to the area and suggested it to the group. Simply put...More

Thank 7PeasPatty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Breckenridge looking for a location for a light meal to find not a lot of choices and a packed paid parking main street, but drove to the rear of this establishment as we were advised they could cater to our needs as...More

Thank GazandJude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice: once for Sunday brunch, the next week for Saturday dinner. The brunch was delicious, with great spice and clever presentation. We ate outdoors in the sun, but with a bit of shade we would have appreciated them firing up the outdoor...More

Thank GregOnTheTown
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We are staying in Breckinridge for a few days, and our first real meal was at the Blue River Bistro. We called to see if we needed reservations but since we were going to arrive after 8 pm we decided to take a chance and...More

Thank Janet D
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We actually ate here twice. We enjoyed happy hour at the bar first and then ordered dinner. The two for one drink specials at happy hour are a good deal and I really enjoyed my cocktails. The food was pricey but I thought it was...More

1  Thank Nikol R
Reviewed October 6, 2018

My wife and I stopped here for their “happy hour”. Nice bar. Good bartender. We enjoyed the Zucchini Straws and their Jalapeno Cheese Ravioli. Their regular entrees are on the expensive side. From their website: ***BAR AREA ONLY*** Happy Hour - Twice a day! Seven...More

Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed October 4, 2018

The food at Blue River Bistro is great. The restaurant is popular and has a great atmosphere. Outside seating is very nice. Service wasn't the best, as our server had some type of attitude. One of the best Chicken Marsella dishes I have ever eaten.

1  Thank billcK927AT
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The food was fine, my husband and I had a burger, however the service was terrible! We were visiting Breckenridge with our infant daughter, and had her in a stroller. The host was clearly annoyed that we would bring a stroller into the restaurant, and...More

Thank Jillian E
Reviewed October 2, 2018

most restaurants in Breck do not take reservations, but they do here. Had to sit outside which was ok. Our server wasn't the best, he said the right things but he did not seem sincere to us. The bus boy had a better personality. Food...More

1  Thank Mike H
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Kathy W
December 22, 2016|
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Response from Shawn A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kathy, I see that you attempted to inquire if you could visit as a group. I wrote my review but you need to contact them direct to find out how many people they accommodate! Brick is beautiful!
May 11, 2016|
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Response from xdrubin | Reviewed this property |
Best to call the restaurant directly for their policy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 North Main Street, Post Office Box 5247, Breckenridge, CO 80424
  • 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: +1 970-453-6974
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The Blue River Bistro 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 bands. We look forward to serving you.
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