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Restaurants in Colorado

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Colorado restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Colorado restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Colorado to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Colorado restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Colorado.

  • 9545 Restaurant & Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Set on Telluride Mountain at the exact elevation for which it’s named, the restaurant turns out rarefied Rocky Mountain dishes, from elk carpaccio ... More
  • Ajax Tavern

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Popular with skiers because of its location at the base of Aspen Mountain, Ajax Tavern is known for its mountain views and bistro fare cooked with ... More
  • Alley House Grille

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    At the cozy refurbished 1912 bungalow, you can dine on sesame-crusted ahi or rosemary-lemon-chicken pizzas. More
  • Allred's

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Telluride valley and surrounding peaks, Allred's is a 12,000-foot fine dining resturant at the Tellur... More
  • Alpenglow Stube

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Accessed by two gondola rides through the mountains, this German-American restaurant sits at the top of the North Peak, at a height of 11,444 feet.... More
  • Artisan Restaurant & Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located at the Stonebridge Inn, this small restaurant serves globally inspired American cuisine amid panoramic views of the surrounding alpine slop... More
  • Beano's Cabin

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Taking a sleigh ride to a log cabin may feel touristy, but when that cabin features the contemporary culinary creations of Beano's, it's hardly a t... More
  • Biker Jim's Gourmet Dogs

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Featured on the Travel Channel’s No Reservations and Food Network’s The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Biker Jims Dogs’s fame reaches far beyond its Five P... More
  • Bistro Vendôme

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Named after an 18th-century Parisian square, Bistro Vendôme is designed to resemble an authentic French restaurant. Housed inside the red-brick Sus... More
  • Black Pearl

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Committed to cooking in season with locally available produce, executive chef Mitch Mayers, educated at the Culinary Institute of America in New Yo... More
  • Blue Moose

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    Serving an American-style breakfast and brunch, the Blue Moose has a carved moose at the entrance and a chandelier of multicolored cups and saucers... More
  • Breckenridge Brewery

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Richard Squire opened this original location of the Breckenridge Brewery in 1990, and now has five brewpubs throughout Colorado. Beer selections ch... More
  • Café Alpine

    Don't confuse this longtime Breck standby for a been-there, done-that experience; chef Keith Mahoney's ever-changing tapas menu continually reinven... More
  • Café Diva

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } Situated at the base of the S... More
  • Camp 4 Coffee

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    The beloved roaster pours scruffy mountaineers their morning cup in a former coal shed plastered with vintage license plates. More

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