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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
305 North Main Street, Post Office Box 5247, Breckenridge, CO 80424
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Reviewed yesterday

We chose this bistro based on local recommendations. Because the menu choices were limited at lunch in the (mid-May) mud season we chose: The tuna poke at $15 a modest size but creatively seasoned Japanese style raw tuna on house-made wontons.The flank steak gyro Sandwich...More

Thank Arcee_CO
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here with some friends that recommended we try this place. I am glad we did. Although not particularly hungry we, decided on having a beer and some appetizers. Guess we lucked out because they had a special on them -- two for one appetizers....More

Thank Dick P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at Blue River Bistro several times over the past year. Although pricey, the food is excellent. We follow a vegan diet and had the curry dish. It was very tasty. The cocktails were very good as well. The only drawback is the...More

Thank Cory D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about this place was very good. Got seated right away for a late lunch and everything tasted very good. Service was very good and the atmosphere was ok. There was a large group behind us who were very loud so it made it harder...More

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Blue River Bistro is a great place for a nice dinner with excellent food and service. Live music Sunday-Thursday is a bonus. Especially for those like us who tire of hearing piped in music at the restaurant/bar combos that all seem to play the same...More

Thank Business-Analyst
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We could not wait to go back to Blue River because last year we had the most amazing meal. Unfortunately, this year the meal was less than stellar. We got the salmon Oscar that was recommended by the waiter. It was a tiny fillet was...More

Thank Emimgirl
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We went to Blue River a few times during the week. We loved the atmosphere in the bar - awesome vibe and cocktails. Took the kids to dinner once and the food was fine, but not outstanding. Steak was tough, pasta was fine, but not...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Our second time did not disappoint. The menu was completely different than a year ago and still excellent. Service is knowledgeable and timely. The wine list is very good as is the cocktail list and the variety of available beverages. Great job!

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I don’t give a lot of fives, so consider this a high four star. We all left satisfied. They take reservations! Make them! This place is popular. My husband said the chicken parm was one of the best he has had. I had the crab...More

Thank Partyof5FL
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Wait was not that ling.The atmosphere was really nice.Live music.The food was really delicious .Starting from their drinks,appetizers and the entree!Would love to eat there again!

Thank rasharoosha1
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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!
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
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
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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: +1 970-453-6974
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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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