Outdoor Winter Dining in Breckenridge

In addition to having a bustling main street, the outdoor dining scene in Breckenridge is heating up. From domes and yurts to greenhouses and everything in between, there are plenty of culinary adventures to explore. 

Looking for a place for outdoor dining in Breckenridge? If so, you’re in luck! Below is Bighorn Rental’s list of the best places to dine outdoors this Winter!

1. Blue Fish Sushi

Located on the northern end of town right next to Salt Creek Saloon, Blue Fish serves the finest sushi, sashimi, and rolls with an emphasis on quality and freshness! In addition, you’ll also have an array of artisan desserts, salads, and hot dishes to choose from.

Combine Blue Fish’s exceptional service with its lovely ambiance and you can guarantee an unforgettable dining experience.

You can get in touch with Blue Fish Sushi to make a reservation by calling 970-547-3474.

2. Aurum Food & Wine

Whether you’re looking for a perfect place for a family gathering, a date night or any special occasion, Aurum Food & Wine has you covered! Each yurt can accommodate up to 8 people and includes a special multi-course chef’s menu. 

You can make reservations here. Please note that availability can be extremely limited.

3. Quandary Grille

Located at the base of Peak 9, Quandary Grille is the perfect destination for an apres-ski menu! It’s conveniently located near the ski resort and Maggie Pond which offer spectacular views.

Ski Resort Breckenridge

Quandary Grille offers happy hour specials every day from 3 to 5 pm. Some of the happy hour specials include draught beers, Coors Light, and Premium Well Cocktails.

You can make a reservation by calling 970-547-5969.

4. Piante Pizzeria

Have a craving for fresh, organic, non-GMO, local, seasonal, and homemade food? If you do, Piante Pizzeria has your back! 

Some of this restaurant’s offerings include pea protein, organic cashew mozzarella, and seitan “meats”.

Even if you are a hardcore carnivore, rest assured you’ll love the creamy white pizza made with shitake bacon, garlic, cashew ricotta, and arugula. 

Service is provided on a first-come-first-serve basis.

5. The Breckenridge Pour House

With over 64 beer options, The Breckenridge Pour House has one of the largest selections of draft and craft beer in the area. Their selection ranges from lagers to wines, ciders, seltzers and stouts!

Happy Hour occurs between 3 and 5 pm from Sunday through Thursday. You get $3 off all drafts and $4 off all specialty cocktails.

Drinks aren’t the only thing that you’ll get to enjoy over at The Breckenridge Pour House! From appetizers and salads to burgers and sandwiches, the menu options will make you feel right at home.

Make a Reservation

You can make a reservation by calling 970-423-5100.

6. Relish

Relish is where all Colorado flavors meet. The ever-dynamic menu features locally grown produce and ranch-raised game. Appetizers range from baked escargot and fried brussels sprouts to winter field greens and smoked natural salmon poke pizza.

At Relish, you can look forward to mouth-watering options like panko-crusted sakura pork loin, braised beef short ribs, and pan-roasted ruby red trout. There is also a bar where you can indulge in craft cocktail creations or unwind with a glass of wine.

Reservations can be made by dialing 970-453-0989.

7. Rootstalk

This is one of the newest restaurants in Breckenridge! Opened in December 2020, Rootstalk serves up Chef Matt Vawter’s take on elevated everyday dining. It specializes in seasonal food as well as thoughtfully crafted wine and beverages.

You can make your reservations here today!

8. Bold

Founded in 2017, Bold is a family-owned and operated restaurant. The menu generally features an elevated American classic breakfast and brunch, and Mediterranean-inspired lunches and dinners.

Dining at Bold means you’ll also get to enjoy an extensive menu of craft beer, wines and cocktails! Happy Hour starts at 2 pm and ends at 6 pm daily. Happy Hour specials mean you’ll get $4 off on all craft drafts, signature cocktails, and appetizers.

Happy Hour Specials

There is even a $5 discount on all House Wines!

You can make your reservation online by clicking here.

9. Gravity Haus

Looking for a place to swap stories and plan your next adventure? Gravity Haus is the place you want to be! Located on the second level of Gravity Haus Breck, Gravity Haus offers breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. They specialize in family-style dishes and finely crafted cocktails.

You can make your reservation online.

10. Ember

If you’re looking for a romantic winter evening, Ember has your back. It especially stands out from the crowd given its artistic take on global cuisine!

Get your culinary adventure started with a seasonally inspired offering such as elk with smoked mushrooms, pinecone syrup, white asparagus salsa and bacon fat hollandaise.

Currently, Ember offers a pre-fixed menu including three courses for $75 per person. Each course comes with multiple options for an appetizer, entrée and dessert.

Happy hour here begins at 4 pm and ends at 6 pm. You’ll receive 2 for 1 appetizers and enjoy discounts on wine, beer and cocktails.

You can call 970.547.9595 to make a reservation.

What to wear when going out for Outdoor Dining

While many restaurants are doing their best to make outdoor dining spaces as cozy for their guests as possible, there are a couple of things that you can do to make sure your experience is comfortable!

  • Come with an outdoor blanket to snuggle up with! An ideal blanket should be waterproof on one side and fleecy on the other.
Outdoor Dining
  • Glove up! And while you’re at it slip your feet into a pair of fuzzy socks.
  • Get an oversized blanket scarf. You can wrap it around your neck as a scarf or drape it over your lap while you enjoy your outdoor dining experience.
  • Wear boots. Ones with a thick sherpa lining work great!
  • Buy a cozy parka. If comfort is what you’re looking for, you can’t go wrong with a parka! The waterproof shell, warm insulation, and attached hood will keep you comfortable in even the harshest winter weather.

Bottom Line

Bighorn Rentals can help make your outdoor winter dining experience unforgettable! No matter what your lodging needs may be during your stay in Summit County, we have the deals on accommodations that you’re looking for!

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