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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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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 via mobile

Happened upon this gem completely by accident a few days ago. Went out for a mundane pizza and decided to try this. What a find!!!! Sat at the bar and immediately took to the vibe and staff. Warm, friendly and attentive and... fabulous craft cocktails....More

Thank Donn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a break from walking up and down main street, so we stepped into Blue River Bistro. Happy hour is buy one app, get the 2nd one free. Our bottle of wine was half price. The side patio was a great place to sit...More

Thank 987theresav
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So happy we stopped in this happy, clean and delicious bistro! Awesome staff and the food was very fresh, homemade and flavorful. Tomato basil soup best I’ve ever had.

Thank Suzie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Appetizers were better than the entrees we ordered, but everything was great, especially the paella. Our waitress recommended the trout special, but it was so disappointing -- paper thin, not a pleasant flavor, no veggies. Definitely get the ahi tuna nachos and the paella.

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a dinner with 4 people attending and all came away with a very good experience at Blue River Bistro. Instead of each ordering an a main dish we chose several small dishes (mostly starters) and shared. This was a good choice for us....More

Thank Eurotraveler280
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 13 May 2018 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 30 April 2018

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
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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
USD 14 - USD 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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