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Blue Plate

48 E Beaver Creek Blvd, In the Boat Building, Avon, Beaver Creek, CO 81620-5406
+1 970-845-2252
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“schnitzel” (41 reviews)
“cheese fondue” (20 reviews)
“frog legs” (6 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 E Beaver Creek Blvd, In the Boat Building, Avon, Beaver Creek, CO 81620-5406
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Blue Plate
1. Schnitzel - Pork or Veal
"Tender meat, tasty croute, delectable side dishes"
Leslie Y
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2. Gluten Free and Vegan Options
"Great menu. Very gluten free friendly."
Joseph Nikodema... Z
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3. 50 off Tapas|happy hour in bar
"Tapas were half price and we shared everything on the menu"
trish h
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On an overnight in Avon, wandering around, we read Blue Plates’s Menu and happy hour special. We ordered several tapas that were just right after a day of driving. What was unique to us was how the waiters & waitress worked together & helped each...More

Thank Gurgi89
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Great lunches out in the garden, and cozy dinners indoors in the winter. The schnitzel is authentic and is sometimes on the menu - we highly recommend it!More

1  Thank swisscandy2018
Elli R, Owner at Blue Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thanks for the review! Our Austrian schnitzel is a staple on our dinner menu, which starts at five every night, and you're right, it's so yummy we could not get rid of it if we tried ;) Have you tried our New England style fish...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our visits to Avon / Vail we have dinner at the Blue Plate. A solid winner for food. I had the Special which was to die for. Beware! This place is expensive. but if you want a special dinner with a special someone -...More

Thank Les W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had schnitzel. My wife had a special half chicken that was baked, then fried and served in a very spicy sauce, too much for her and she tolerates moderately spicy with ease. Our server said he wanted us to be happy, but did not...More

Thank Ken E
Elli R, Owner at Blue Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear that your experience was not the best for you, Ken. We strive to put out great food and be accommodating as possible for our guests. If you're interested in something less spicy and not fried, I might recommend our Mediterranean...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the happy hour tapas and drinks. We ordered all the tapas. Loved the fried shrimp, loved the hummus, falafel and sauce good. By far the best service!!!! From the owner to the hostess to the wait staff. Lindsay was amazing!!

1  Thank Laurie F
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Great food and service. Very interesting food that was well presented. Parking close by with some nice outdoor seating.More

1  Thank Jean W
Elli R, Owner at Blue Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thanks for the recommendation, Jean! Do you know we do two happy hours every day from 4:30-6:30 and then again from 8:30-9:30? We do half price small plates and specials on drinks in the bar area or on the patio. Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We visited the Vail Valley and felt fortunate to find Blue Plate in Avon, as we really enjoyed our outdoor seating, our server, and the food. The presentations were very creative and the food was tasty. When visiting the area in the future, we'd return...More

Thank LoveMyBritRoots
Elli R, Owner at Blue Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit! We are always changing up our menu (while keeping a few popular staples, of course) so definitely come see us next time you're in town!

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This place has a fantastic atmosphere. Great outdoor seating. Just a nice place to eat on a summer evening And some of the dishes look really good. Just not great when it came to taste I ordered the ribs. Dry. And unfortunate since they were...More

Thank Sam V
Elli R, Owner at Blue Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thanks for your feedback, Sam! We strive to cook every dish to perfection, so I'm very sorry we missed the target with yours. We did just change the recipe for our ribs, so I hope you give them another shot. Or might I suggest the...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

We dropped by without a reservation for a quick casual dinner on the way home. We were seated immediately and although busy the restaurant was not noisy. We only ordered entrees and glasses of wine. The meatloaf was terrific and the presentation very good The...More

Thank Stephen C
Elli R, Owner at Blue Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thanks for stopping by, Stephen! We're proud to offer delicious food without the fuss of fine dining. I hope you try our New England style fish n chips next time! And of course save room for an Austrian apple strudel (a family recipe ;)

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Get the Veal Schnitzel - very authentic. Limited menu but all entrees are authentic and the real deal. Don't be in a hurry - relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Andy M
Elli R, Owner at Blue Plate, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

AGREED. We're so glad you enjoyed the schnitzel! The New England Fish n' Chips and Mediterranean Chicken Skewer are also fantastic and exactly what you'd expect. Hope you see you again soon!

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Response from Hotelly | Reviewed this property |
They probably have a good selection but we were drinking wine!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 E Beaver Creek Blvd, In the Boat Building, Avon, Beaver Creek, CO 81620-5406
    (HWY 6)
  • Public Transportation: Eco Transit, our valley wide bus system stops just two blocks away at the Avon Station. Depart the bus and walk West to HWY 6 and then walk one block South. We are on HWY 6 to the right. For the Avon bus system, get off at the Christie Lodge and cross the street.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Beaver Creek  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: +1 970-845-2252
  • E-mail
Like all Americans, the cuisine at the Blue Plate, Avon CO has ancestors from around the globe. They call their world-inspired food "Americana cuisine."
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