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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 pmAll 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 4 days ago

A beautiful establishment with a great happy hour. Martinis at 2 for 1, and say hello to Jake. A great bartender!

Thank wylee1951
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My hubby and I went with another couple for dinner one night and returned for happy hour on another. My friend and I LOVED the pear and elderflower martini. Go from 3-6 p.m. to get happy hour pricing (2 for 1, which is worth it...More

Thank Megan A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blue River Bistro is a very nice restaurant! They have 2 for one martinis and appetizers for happy hour. Service is great and it’s very close to the gondola!

Thank Lchuvala
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated a special occasion here the other night and although we were expecting a good meal, we were excited to discover live music when we walked in. I had made a reservation so we were tested pretty quickly. Our server did...More

Thank LiveWellDineWell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time and enjoyed our family Thanksgiving with the folks at BRB. Spit pea soup with truffle oil and prosciutto was fantastic, followed by traditional Thanksgiving fare, and finished with a pumpkin cheesecake to die for. No doubt, we’ll be back!

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Blue River Bistro based upon locals reviews. This place was so nice. It is clean, new, great food, service, absolutely wonderful. It is a vibrant little place with modern but cozy decor. Intimate tables for two but also large tables for groups. The...More

Thank TW719
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the fish special of the evening and very delicious. Portion size was good too. Happy hour was excellent for the 2 for 1 martini's. Very good service & I would return again next time visiting Breckenbridge.

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Went in for a solo dinner while in the area for a conference. Often when dining alone while on the road I feel as if I am a problem and get rushed through dinner, but not the case here. Everyone was friendly and efficient. My...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The food is consistently good. Pay Parking in town is a hassle so I only go during off season. They do accommodate people with allergies. Not all good restaurants will

Thank cheribree2016
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Lunch, brunch or dinner, this restaurant is both casual and elegant. Interesting and delicious fare for every taste. Friendly staff actually remembers return guests, even a year later!

Thank gr8mom59
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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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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