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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • 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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1 - 10 of 935 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Order the escargot!!! It will not disappoint. Salads great! Service great! Martinis great! We also had the pasta Alfredo with chicken ....wonderful and truffles for dessert. Did I mention the great service?

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good selection of items for vegetarians as well as those who are not. Service was excellent, polite, quick, ready to refill water when needed.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 90molly98
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was full when we got there for lunch and it was a Monday. Took that as a good sign we had picked a good place to eat.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BillypMR22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fantastic, atmosphere was good with exception of table next to us with kids running around the tables. Price was reasonable and service was great.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Harleyrider1968
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Besides, the fine food (I had the buffalo short ribs), the martinis, and appetizers. our server, Renee, made the whole experience excellent. She was knowledgeable, attentive, with a great personality.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Freedom816750
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is upscale in a town of pubs and basic eateries. They are known for their martinis and fabulous food. They do not disappoint! I tried them 2 months ago on another visit to the area and suggested it to the group. Simply put...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 7PeasPatty
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We arrived in Breckenridge looking for a location for a light meal to find not a lot of choices and a packed paid parking main street, but drove to the rear of this establishment as we were advised they could cater to our needs as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GazandJude
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We ate here twice: once for Sunday brunch, the next week for Saturday dinner. The brunch was delicious, with great spice and clever presentation. We ate outdoors in the sun, but with a bit of shade we would have appreciated them firing up the outdoor...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GregOnTheTown
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We are staying in Breckinridge for a few days, and our first real meal was at the Blue River Bistro. We called to see if we needed reservations but since we were going to arrive after 8 pm we decided to take a chance and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Janet D
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We actually ate here twice. We enjoyed happy hour at the bar first and then ordered dinner. The two for one drink specials at happy hour are a good deal and I really enjoyed my cocktails. The food was pricey but I thought it was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Nik0lR
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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