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“Vacation 2014”

Briar Rose Chophouse & Saloon
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Ranked #8 of 156 Restaurants in Breckenridge
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Lincon & Main
Description: The Briar Rose Chophouse and Saloon has been serving the finest aged beef and fresh wild game in our landmark downtown restaurant for decades. Our relationships developed with premium suppliers like Harris Ranch Beef and Emerald Valley Ranch bring the best of American beef and meats to your table. Our newly renovated dining room offers gracious chophouse service in an elegant atmosphere for a truly memorable meal. Our prized, historic back-bar is the centerpiece of our lively and entertaining Saloon where our guests may dine from the full menu or our Saloon's "small plates" menu. The Briar Rose Chophouse and Saloon is the perfect link between our old-west heritage and modern day appetites!
Sugar Land, Texas, United States
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Vacation 2014”
Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Our trip could not have been complete without our visit to the Briar Rose which is a recreation of a salon boarding house during the silver rush of the late 1800.
The menu has aged beef, elk, duck, buffalo and chicken. Our group had the aged strip steak, the ribeye and the cast iron chicken (whole chicken split and cooked flat)
I had the special of the night which was a bone in buffalo ribeye cooked medium rare. Topped with a lingonberry reduction made it
perfectly pleasing to my tummy!! My son had the Tabasco jalapeno reduction (don't worry not hot at all)
Fantastic. Family style sides are served to the table. We had Brussels sprouts with chorizo, fresh creamed corn with chèvre and green chilies. Oh I forgot my appetizer jumbo shrimp cocktail with horseradish pane cotta pure delight!!
Reservations recommended!

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Kansas
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Host asked table to leave ”
Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Dined at Briar Rose for the first time. My husband and I received great service from our waitress. She was very friendly and attentive. We were also pleased with our meals. However, the table next to us had a couple who had finished dinner and were finishing up their drinks, waiting for the rain to pass. The host approached them and said, "sorry to kick you out in the rain but we need your table." Are you serious?! Having worked in restaurants for many years I can understand the need to turn over tables, but (1) this is a nicer, more expensive restaurant where you should be able to sit and enjoy your drink after dinner, and (2) there is a more tasteful way to get someone up from their table. How about offering to buy them a round of drinks in the bar? Although our personal dining experience was pleasant I will not go back. The customer service I witnessed toward that couple has appalled me.

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Yorba Linda, California, USA
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Upscale”
Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went to the Briar Rose for a birthday event based on reviews in TA. Service was exceptional, both attentive and friendly. Food was as presented on the menu and very nicely presented. A little pricey, but good for a special occasion. Would recommend.

Visited July 2014
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Houston, Texas
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Much Better Restaurants in Breckenridge”
Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately we were disappointed with our meal. For the price we paid, we expected better food. There are definitely better places to eat in Breckenridge.

Visited August 2014
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Very good”
Reviewed August 8, 2014

The ambiance is old West/Victorian. The food is very good, but would skip the game sausage trio appetizer as it was way over cooked and dry; avocado vichyssoise was a bit tasteless and buffalo short ribs were very fatty. The grilled asparagus and kobe skirt steak were very good as were the fresh berries and ice cream.

  • Visited July 2014
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