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Blue River Bistro

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305 North Main Street, Post Office Box 5247, Breckenridge, CO 80424 (Watson)
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hartford, Connecticut
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a packed place when we reached there at around 9 in the night. The dinner tables may need prior reservations but the bar area is readily available. The martinis and appetizers are priced two-for-one from 9 PM until they close. We tried the Beefsteak-Mozzarella-stack (Mozzarella, tomato and baguette loafs with a basil & olive base) and a Ravioli-Avocado... More 

Thank Patheeka
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152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We love this place. Service is friendly and allergy helpful. The kitchen gets it right. Live music. Salads were very good. Cioppino was spot on. Fish special was tasty and done right. Very nice. We will be back.

Thank David H
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice service, big lunch menu and good size portions. For dinners we had great and so so (especially the trout was bad) experiences.

Thank Diadora15
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere & good food. I had the chicken salad salad & it was delish. Friendly locals serve up great food with mountain hospitality .

Thank DarMalaney
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99 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had not dined here for about 6 years and I could not have been happier with the food and service. I had the ruby red trout and my boyfriend had the salmon. Both were excellently prepared and delicious, our waitress was efficient but unobtrusive, and it was a lovely evening. Highly recommend!

Thank atraveler246
Broomfield, Colorado
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118 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had such a wonderful meal here last summer that we chose to host our wedding reception here. Food is delicious, service is excellent. Do you pay for it? Yes. It's Breckenridge. But if you're in the area and living the life, this is an awesome option.

Thank ms9331
Lakewood, Colorado
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been eating at the Blue River Bistro since they opened but have not been there recently. Friday, Oct 28 we had an early booking so the restaurant was not busy. The service is still excellent but our food was not. The yam or sweet potato was so dry and rubbery that it could not be cut. The sauce overpowered... More 

Thank Shirley L
springfield, mo
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

We had a girls lunch here and loved it. We ordered champagne and salads. Every salad was so fresh!! We sat outside and enjoyed the beautiful weather. Our waitress was great. We ran out of time or we would have gone back for dinner.

Thank swanney
Montgomery, Al
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were in Breckenridge for a few days scoping out places for our family Christmas trip. We had dinner at the Blue River Bistro and it was lovely. Our server was from Louisiana and was a delight (we are from Alabama!)....she was full of wonderful info about the resort as well as telling us to make reservations... More 

Thank Julie S
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Food was fantastic. Waitress was wonderful. We loved the appetizer and all of the meals. Enjoyed much more theme Modis. Hostess did not make us feel welcome with our service dog. Overall highly recommend this to anyone.

Thank Greatlyno

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $30
Italian, American
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
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: 19704536974
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?