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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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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
305 North Main Street, Post Office Box 5247, Breckenridge, CO 80424
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1 - 10 of 816 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a late lunch. Nice place with a friendly staff. The food was a little pricey but we definitely enjoyed it. I had the chicken salad sandwich and my husband had the Roberto Pasta. We both enjoyed our meal.

Thank tweety874
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful experience. Recommended by an acquaintance/relative who named this as his favorite restaurant in Breckenridge where his family has a residence. Wonderful service. Tasty food that was not pretentious. Charming interior though a bit too cozy for my taste with tables VERY close to each...More

Thank lyn729
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful happy hour. Martinis were BOGO drafts were $2 off. We had 4 small plates that were 2 for 1. We enjoyed them all but the Brie cheese and the calamari stood out. The service was fantastic as well as the food...More

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would have given this restaurant five stars if not for the Tuna Poke appetizer, you could tell is was old and frozen. Not much flavor. The Pasta was excellent as was the burger with blue cheese and salad, chicken salad with tons of blue...More

Thank Joel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Five locals walk into a favorite restaurant. We had a reservation. Turns out no dining room reservation can be used to enjoy Happy Hour. All tables in bar area were occupied. So with numerous dining room tables empty and no one waiting for a table,...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for happy hour and enjoyed well made manhattans and two-for-one appetizers. Both the calamari and eggplant were very good. We moved to a table for dinner. My husband had the slow cooked pork shank and I had trout. Each entree was well-presented...More

1  Thank Verna R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I are in the Keystone area about once a year and we always make a stop into Blue River Bistro in Breckenridge. Their food is always fabulous and great service. It was a nice sunny day so we sat outside and had...More

Thank brydea
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Great place for happy hour - good deals on food and drinks. Also had 2 for 1 specials on beers for Thursday Night Football. Staff were all friendly; food was very good.

Thank lisa a
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great place to hang out after last ski run of the day. Close to lifts and has a cool vibe with folks reliving their day on the mountain.

Thank Rob A
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is the second time that we went to Blue River Bistro, and we weren't disappointed. Everyone in our group liked their appetizers and entrees. Also, the service was great.

Thank svowels
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Kathy W
22 December 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!
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medcitytraveller
12 May 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 North Main Street, Post Office Box 5247, Breckenridge, CO 80424
    (Watson)
  • 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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Description
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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