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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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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We popped into the Blue River Bistro walking down Main Street looking for an early dinner. The restaurant service and food were great. Our server was excellent and genuinely looked to met our needs. The food was lovely albeit a little rich for the children and the ambience of the restaurant and bar was excellent.

Thank Bruce N
Galion, Ohio
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When traveling to Breckenridge we highly recommend the breakfast at Blue River Bistro. A few tips: First, they only take cash but an ATM is inside in case you need to get some $$. Second, they are very busy so be prepared to put your name in, have cup of hot coffee and wait. The nice people at Blue River... More 

Thank stationwagonman
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place was packed on a Thursday night and we had to wait ten minutes despite having an Opentable reservation. The food was great especially the tortellini. Although crowded, our waitress was cheerful and another staff member kept coming by and refilling our glasses. The music was good, although somewhat drowned out by the noise. Definitely our best restaurant experience... More 

Thank Phyllis T
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago 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
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Terrible place!! The food was grease... food was disappointing! Ambiance is not great... as general experience ir was awful

Thank José V
Medellin, Colombia
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was bad and food was disappointing, I don't know where the other reviewers have been eating because it was awful.

Thank Nataliajaramillo1967
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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?