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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)
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The service we had was sub par. Asked not to have onions in a dish. Was told it was already there but I wouldn't taste them. The entire dish was onions. Very slow service and not in a fine dining way. Wouldn't go back. Too many good places to eat.

Thank Will C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went out as a family. The food was wonderful. I had a caesar salad with fish. The salad was not drenched, but just enough dressing. Other family members had pasta, fish or chicken. Everyone enjoyed their meals. The one problem was the strange service. The waitress removed the bread plates and then asked us if we wanted more bread.... More 

Thank Johanna R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a nice place to a have a quiet and/or romantic evening, this is the place for you....excellent food/ambiance/ service from cocktails, apps to entree.....for the quality of food and service, prices are well within range and will definitely look to go back the next time we are in breck!

Thank John J
Lighthouse Point, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh what a wonderful New Years eve dining experience! We started with Blue Point oysters topped with strawberry-radish relish which were outstanding. Next course we opted for the duck confit salad- tender duck breast on greens with an amazing warm bacon & apple dressing. For main courses, my husband and I had the perfectly prepared rack of lamb, my son... More 

Thank FLGator4ever
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we were there, the restaurant was almost empty (2 other tables). They gave us the worst place, right in front of the entrance, so when somebody opened the door, all the cold would come directly at us. The soup we ordered was cold, we asked to have it heated, and they brought it cold again. After that, we couldn't... More 

Thank Geezey
Breckenridge, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We frequent Blue River Bistro often. Great happy hour, good food, extensive wine list and the best acoustic music in the state!

Thank Tom M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great- atmosphere wonderful- not a place to bring little kids. Nice low key music. Easy to talk and enjoy delicious food.

Thank mmhart
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The martini list blew us away and our bartender who was super busy was able to expertly prepare then quite efficiently and professionally but she seemed a little stressed and didn't have time for any typical bar banter. We get that but a smile or something would have been nice. We had a couple of apps and they didn't blow... More 

Thank CzechMate2010
Silverthorne, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Summit County and eat at Blue River Bistro often. It's a favorite place to meet up. I have never had a bad meal. I've never even had a mediocre meal. Seriously the food is always in the range from very good to GREAT! The Chef always something new to tempt you. Great for drinks.

Thank Susan K
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Christmas Eve dinner here with family and new friends. The manger and staff were incredible and the food/service was outstanding as well. We were welcomed as if we were family and treated as if there was no one else in the restaurant despite the fact that every table was full. Thank you to the Blue River Staff being there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
American, Italian
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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: 19704536974
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?