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The Best Restaurants in Summit County

Breckenridge Restaurants

The O2 Lounge is an Oxygen Bar, Coffee Shop and Internet Cafe in Breckenridge, CO. Our O2 sessions provide about 90% Oxygen for 15, 30 or 45 minutes (depending on how you feel) and boost blood Oxygen levels to alleviate the effects of Breckenridge’s high altitude. They are also great for Jet Lag, recovery from exercise and even hangovers! Come in for your first session in your first 24 to 48 hours in town for best results and to avoid feeling bad.

A popular restaurant destination offers one of the most dramatic views of the mountains, which is best appreciated while enjoying an Avalanche Ale from our dining room or our patio.

One of the first brewpubs in Colorado. Yes, they do brew their own beer on premises. You can watch the next batch being brewed as you sip on the previous batch or you can eat in the large restaurant. The menu is extensive and the food is superb.


This restaurant features a Forrest Gump motif specializing in shrimp. This is entertaining for a family dinner. There is an upstairs bar and heated deck offering happy hour specials. They are a small chain of seafood restaurants committed to providing a casual environment where everyone can enjoy a great meal and have some fun too.

Ember: a new restaurant in Breckenridge built on the reputation and talent of Chef/Owner Scott Boshaw. “Never rest on your laurels,” are words Scott lives by and this is evident in his globally influenced menu and the contemporary styling of this historical Victorian home. We invite you for après-ski at the bar, a casual dinner with friends, or a romantic evening. Put a spark in your night. Let us warm your soul.

The Hearthstone Restaurant serves up elegant dining in a historic 125-year-old mansion. The specialty is local cuisine, often different types of game are available. This restaurant was voted "Best Breckenridge Restaurant" and "Best Caterer" in "The Best of Summit 2010".

This restaurant serves Asian cuisine on Main Street in a unique historic building.

Daddy G.

Frisco Restaurants

Italian cuisine in the middle of town on Main Street Frisco. During the summer, they offer dining on their patio.

Fine dining (steaks and seafood) in a converted inn. The historic bar offers happy hour specials. This restaurant was voted "Best Frisco Restaurant" and "Best Summit County Restaurant" in "The Best of Summit 2010".

There are two fine Mexican restaurants in Frisco. Carlos Miguel's Restaurant is located in a stand-alone building next to Walmart.

Their happy hour food menu in the bar is one of the best values in the county. If you are in the mood for a full dinner, the southwestern food in the restaurant is superb. Right next door, across a shared patio, is Kemosabe, an excellent sushi restaurant.

Vinny's Restaurant Euro American in the middle of town on Main Street Frisco.

Anne G.

Keystone Restaurants

Enjoy breathtaking views from this restaurant after riding two gondolas up to the top of North Peak. Contemporary cuisine with a Bavarian flair. On cools evenings, you are offered blankets for the ride back down.

This restaurant offers casual steakhouse dining in Keystone village, next to Keystone pond.

In the mood for fondue? Try Der Fondue Chessel. This restaurant is located at Keystone Mountain.

Fine dining in a ranch setting on the Keystone golf course. Top notch food. This restaurant was voted one of the best restaurants in Keystone in "The Best of Summit 2010".

Four course meal in a rustic and romantic restaurant. Relax by the fireplace to enjoy dessert. The food here is beyond compare. This restaurant was voted "Best Keystone Restaurant" in "The Best of Summit 2010". The Ski Tip Lodge also has a charming bed and breakfast in the perfect mountain getaway.

Steak and seafood restaurant in a rustic mountain setting. At night, bands play in the saloon. This restaurant was voted one of the best restaurants in Keystone in "The Best of Summit 2010".

Chris G.

Dillon Restaurants

Stop by for some great BBQ and a cold one. Enjoy a warm, rustic atmosphere in winter, aprés ski. For summer fun, check out the patio, voted best in 2010.

This restaurant serves Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with outside dining on the patio in the summer with views of Dillon Reservoir. Specializing in BBQ. This restaurant is a local favorite. This restaurant was voted "Best Dillon Restaurant" in "The Best of Summit 2010".

DAM good food, DAM good beer, and DAM good fun. Sports on TV, free wifi, happy hour specials. Free tours of the brewery. For $1, you can buy a postcard to send to your jealous friends. This includes postage. This restaurant is a local's favorite located just below the Dillon Dam. This restaurant was voted one of the best restaurants in Dillon in "The Best of Summit 2010".

No frills with good pizza and sandwiches. They even deliver. They were voted "Best Sandwich Shop" and "Best Pizza" in the "Best of Summit 2010".

Mountain Lyon Cafe
Mountain Lyon Cafe
This restaurant is only open for Breakfast and Lunch. Good portions, casual dining. Located in Silverthorne. This restaurant was voted one of the best restaurants in Silverthorne in "The Best of Summit 2010".

Pug Ryan's Brewery is the home of award winning craft beers and ales, certified Angus steaks and slow roasted prime rib, fresh seafood, innovative chefs creations, and an awesome pub menu. Enjoy a rustic classic mountain setting in the heart of downtown Dillon with great lake and mountain views and a fireside pub. Happy Hour served daily until 6:00 PM.

Open for Breakfast and Lunch. In the Summit Place shopping center. This restaurant was voted "Best Silverthorne Restaurant", "Best Restaurant Service", "Best Breakfast", "Best Brunch", and "Best Lunch" in "The Best of Summit 2010".

Sarah G.

Copper Mountain Restaurants

This restaurant offers intimate and elegant dining complete with white linen. Don't tell them where you heard this, but the "CB" stands for "Covered Bridge". That's also where you will find it.

The restaurant serves lunch and dinner. This is a good place for apres ski. They have a full-length bar and entertainment. This restaurant was voted "Best Copper Restaurant" in "The Best of Summit 2010".

Chris G. Jr.