Top 12 Breckenridge Patios
June 26, 2020 // Brittany De Graaf
Summer is officially underway in the high country. Which means, it is time to sit back, relax, and enjoy a drink out in the sun. Breakfast, lunch, happy hour, or dinner, there is a perfect patio for any occasion. We have compiled a list of our top 12 favorite patios in Breckenridge. Take a look and let us know if we missed your favorite.
Located off the beaten path in La Cima Mall, Southridge has arguably the best deck in Breckenridge. With perfect views of the Ten Mile Range, ample sun, and a delicious menu, it is a vacation must. Oysters on the half shell are a happy hour favorite here, and don’t forget to pair it with a cool refreshing glass of white wine.
Insider Tip: Small plates are great for sharing and a perfect way to kick off your meal!
If you are looking to treat yourself to some amazing cuisine, Relish is for you. Their name truly means what it stands for, “something savory or appetizing to a meal.” With happy hour from 4-5:30 daily, take advantage of the two for $10 deal. Pick a drink and an app, all for just $10. The only danger with this deal is that you will want to stay for dinner.
Insider Tip: Make a reservation if you are going for dinner. It is a smaller space and you won’t want to miss out.
If you are looking for house infused liquors, updated comfort food, and live music, this is your place. Every Sunday the Motherloaded Tavern (MLT) hosts a porch party that . You and Fido can also swing by daily for the happy hour specials—treat yourself to a one-of-a-kind drink.
Insider Tip: Try a cocktail with one of their many homemade infused liquors. The spicy cilantro-lime tequila is a great summer pick. Trust us.
Like strong margaritas? Like amazing views of the ski resort? Like over-the-top Bloody Marys? If you answered yes, then Angel’s Hollow is the deck for you. Located off Ridge Street, this hidden gem is the perfect place to soak in the views and the sun. They aren’t shy with their drink pours, so bring a crowd and be ready for a good time.
Insider Tip: Try all the salsas and sauces. They are freshly made and always changing.
Start your day off right by having your coffee and a pastry by the river. The Crown is a perfect combination of a coffee shop and bar, with something for everyone. Since it’s located next to the Blue River, you can enjoy the sound of the flowing river while getting your caffeine fix. If breakfast isn’t your jam, then try out their lunch options!
Insider Tip: Need to do a little work? Come here, they have free WiFi and a full bar. What better combination can you ask for?
Kenosha is a local favorite that has a little bit of everything. Happy hour: check; games: check; great food: check; and plenty of sun: double check! The extra-large deck has room for large parties and is the perfect place to grab lunch and soak in the sun.
Insider Tip: Kenosha has 31 beers on tap with a rotating tap menu. If you are looking for your favorite beer, check out their tap list .
BLUE RIVER BISTRO
Tequila Sour, Scooter’s Dark Side, Violette Femme, and Aviator are just some of the many perfectly mixed martinis Blue River has to offer. Enjoy sitting on their side patio and slowly sipping one of these scrumptious drinks. While you are there, make sure to try their two-for-one happy hour appetizer deals.
Insider Tip: While known for their happy hour, Blue River also has wonderful lunch and dinner options that you can enjoy outside.
This patio not only has a great view of Maggie Pond, but is also pet friendly! With happy hour deals on apps AND space to play corn hole, this is the perfect place to post-up and relax. Not hungry? Don’t worry: there are plenty of happy hour drinks to pick from.
Insider Tip: Looking for something spicy? Try the jalapeno margarita! This combination of sweet and spicy will provide just the right amount of heat.
If you are looking for a quaint, off-the-main-path outdoor patio with character then this is the place for you. Ember has unique drinks and tasty apps with a flair. They are known for their technique, creativity, and the love they put into everything they serve.
Insider Tip: If you aren’t sure, ask for drink recommendations. Ember is known for the fantastic suggestions their bartenders and sommeliers make.
Located on Peak 8 inside the Grand Colorado on Peak 8, Robbie’s Tavern is a new and welcome addition to slopeside dining. This casual dining spot is privately owned and run by the same team as The Canteen Tap House and Tavern and The Boot. With stunning views of Peak 8, a large patio area, and delicious food, this is a perfect spot to swing by while on the mountain.
Insider Tip: Chicken drummies are a must and they pair perfectly with a tin cup mule.
Rocky Mountain Underground, RMU, is right on Main Street and provides two amazing outdoor spaces. Enjoy a handcrafted cocktail on the front deck while watching the hustle and bustle of Main Street or head on back to the beer garden for lawn games and live music.
Insider Tip: Not only can you enjoy amazing drinks at RMU, you can too! Make this your one-stop shop to get out enjoy the outdoors and grab a post-ride beverage.
From tours and tasting to two-for-one happy hour cocktails, you can find a variety of ways to enjoy some local Breckenridge-made spirits. The Breckenridge Distillery has a pet- and people-friendly patio that is the perfect place to enjoy some rays before an amazing dinner. While the patio is open seating, make sure to make a reservation if you are looking to stay for dinner.
Insider tip: You can purchase barware, spirits, clothing, and more in the store located within the restaurant.