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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 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So happy we found this place while visiting. It's so hard to find a great place that not only has great food and atmosphere but the service was amazing! Megan was truly a gem. Very friendly and helpful. Had such a nice time will 100% be back. Thank you!

Thank Kayla G
Bloomington, Minnesota
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found this wonderful place after a recommendation from our hotel staff. We were NOT disappointed, as a matter of fact, my boyfriend still talks about the Tiger Shrimp and Jalapeno dipping sauce! (I'm serious, we were there in November and I he talks about it still!) Wonderful selection of food and drinks, great for dinner or lunch!

Thank eah1982
Etters, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a perfect birthday dinner selection. Excellent food and service. Our waiter couldn't have been better. They have a great selection. My family loved the escargot and sword fish.

Thank Diane w
Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been coming here for about 5 years on our weekly ski trip here. The food, service, and live music is always superb!! A special shout out to bartenders Kevin and Ryan as we sat at the bar this time, which we were lucky to get seats at because it's always packed. And we really enjoy coming on the... More 

Thank Tarbarcar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our third visit and we were again very pleased. Great variety in the menu and everyone in our party of 5 had a great meal. We will be back.

Thank dldkag
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is the BEST in Breckenridge. Every time we come to Breck we come here. The food is wonderful, the service even better. Love it! Make reservations in advance.

Thank DJRskier
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost hate to review as such a fantastic restaurant hard to get reservations. Great menu and food~~ live music

Thank pattigiffin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed everything we tried. Scallops, Kale salad, mahi mahi and steak. Wine was good and even though it was busy we were seated within 10 minutes

Thank Randy S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were hopeful based on the menu but we're not impressed by the food. The Roberto pasta was super oily and pretty lacking on flavor, the seafood pasta was more like soup than pasta, and the wedge salad was not good. The bartender and drinks were good and service was good.

Thank KathrynKeating
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had drinks her last night with Denise, a friendly bartender! My wife got the Espresso Martini and what a great drink it was! Very nuanced in its flavor, a little sweet but not sickly, perfect for an after dinner drink! Pear Ginger Mint is a wonderfully flavorful drink, with plenty of ginger to pep you up! Creme Brullee here is... More 

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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
US$14 - US$30
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, 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?