Nothing is better than a good bite to eat and strong drink (or two) after a day of skiing or snowboarding. Our staff has compiled a list of their favorite haunts to grab après ski. See you there?
Located at the south end of Breckenridge, Sancho’s serves up street tacos and margaritas in a fast-casual atmosphere. Don’t skimp on the salsas and queso! Happy hour is daily from 3-6pm.
(520 South Main St, Breckenridge)
Hankering for a hearty steak? Try Briar Rose. Specializing in fine aged beef and fresh wild game met with an elegant, old-world saloon vibe, Briar Rose truly is a memorable experience.
During the Colorado Gold Rush the Briar Rose Mine operated a boarding house and dining hall which provided gold miners shelter, camaraderie and hearty meals. Built on that site in 1964, Briar Rose Chophouse & Saloon has been serving one of the best steaks in Breckenridge.
Happy Hour is everyday from 4 to 6 pm (2 for 1 cocktails, beers, and house wine). Half priced small plates in the bar on Fridays & Saturdays.
(109 Lincoln Ave, Breckenridge)
Mi Casa is a cozy, family-friendly joint offering authentic Mexican food and drinks. They use fresh ingredients and are Certified Breck Sustainable. Try a hand-shaken margarita with fresh lime juice and pair it with the mango duck quesadilla. They’re also famous for their fish tacos and hand-filled rellenos.
(600 South Park Avenue, Breckenridge)
This place has après in its name, so you know they can deliver on the after-skiing-cocktail game. Après specializes in craft cocktails, whiskey and beer. They even make their bitters in-house. And, cocktails on tap. They carry small snacks but are unique to Breckenridge in that they allow you to order food from any of your favorite Breckenridge locations just like you would in your own home.
(130 South Main St, Breckenridge)
Pure Kitchen is a seasonal, farm-to-table restaurant offering local, organic, grass-fed, sustainable, fair-trade products. Everything in their restaurant is made from scratch and their menu offers a wide variety of flavors and options, even for kids too. They even have clean crafted cocktails! A great option for conscious eaters.
(116 Basecamp Way Box 1000, Frisco)
Head to Treeline in Leadville to get out of town and experience life at high elevation. Treeline boasts a front patio with a fireplace and blankets to get cozy and a rooftop patio with views of Mt. Massive and Elbert. Treeline is upscale but casual offering a new version of their menu daily and seasonal craft cocktails made with local spirits. Try the cod and Treeline salad, a few local favorites.
(615A Harrison Ave, Leadville)