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Blue River Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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305 North Main Street, Post Office Box 5247, Breckenridge, CO 80424 (Watson)
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed dropping in here with my wife and daughter for happy hour. The service was stellar and our drinks tasty. I appreciated the live music and the 2 for 1 martinis. We plan to come back to try the dinner menu since we enjoyed the ambience so much

Thank David S
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I have been coming to Blue River Bistro for years and, whenever we visit Breckenridge, we've never been disappointed. Whether for lunch or dinner, the menu is fascinating, and the quality of the cuisine is exemplary. Service is great, with the waitstaff being engaging and responsive. In the warmer months, the view from the outside deck is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very popular spot for after skiing. A little eclectic but in a good way. The tables are very close to each other so no semblance of private conversation

Thank Chris T
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We popped into the Blue River Bistro walking down Main Street looking for an early dinner. The restaurant service and food were great. Our server was excellent and genuinely looked to met our needs. The food was lovely albeit a little rich for the children and the ambience of the restaurant and bar was excellent.

1 Thank Bruce N
Galion, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When traveling to Breckenridge we highly recommend the breakfast at Blue River Bistro. A few tips: First, they only take cash but an ATM is inside in case you need to get some $$. Second, they are very busy so be prepared to put your name in, have cup of hot coffee and wait. The nice people at Blue River... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was packed on a Thursday night and we had to wait ten minutes despite having an Opentable reservation. The food was great especially the tortellini. Although crowded, our waitress was cheerful and another staff member kept coming by and refilling our glasses. The music was good, although somewhat drowned out by the noise. Definitely our best restaurant experience... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service we had was sub par. Asked not to have onions in a dish. Was told it was already there but I wouldn't taste them. The entire dish was onions. Very slow service and not in a fine dining way. Wouldn't go back. Too many good places to eat.

Thank Will C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrible place!! The food was grease... food was disappointing! Ambiance is not great... as general experience ir was awful

Thank José V
Medellin, Colombia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was bad and food was disappointing, I don't know where the other reviewers have been eating because it was awful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out as a family. The food was wonderful. I had a caesar salad with fish. The salad was not drenched, but just enough dressing. Other family members had pasta, fish or chicken. Everyone enjoyed their meals. The one problem was the strange service. The waitress removed the bread plates and then asked us if we wanted more bread.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
American, Italian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?