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Blue River Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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305 North Main Street, Post Office Box 5247, Breckenridge, CO 80424 (Watson)
19704536974
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank DJRskier
Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

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

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Thank pattigiffin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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

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Thank Randy S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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.

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Thank KathrynKeating
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank tdear666
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch one day and was pleasantly surprised. Far better than your average soup and salad. I visited with a friend who's a local and the staff greeted us exceptionally warmly. The beetroot salad was exceptional and the soup of the day was a perfect winter warmer. Such a friendly atmosphere, especially at the bar (where we sat).... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently good food at this place. Happy Hour specials are good, but only in the bar which is normally packed. Many delicious and moderately priced pasta dishes are available. Live music is provided by a singer/guitarist which adds a nice touch.

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Summerfield, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family spent four nights in Breckenridge last week and we found Blue River Bistro while searching for something more upscale than the burger joints on Main Street. The restaurant was full and mostly reservation only but the hostess and manager did a great job finding a spot for my wife and two elementary school aged kids. The cocktails were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stoped by at this restaurant on our ski season visit, Was very disappointed with 45 min wait time, but waited out and was ready for delicious food despite super high prices. Was very wrong about delicious food was at like average Cafe nothing special. Would not recommend to others.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed dropping in here with my wife and daughter for happy hour. The service was stellar and our drinks tasty. I appreciated the live music and the 2 for 1 martinis. We plan to come back to try the dinner menu since we enjoyed the ambience so much

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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: 19704536974
Description
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?