Eat Like a Local On Your Next Trip to Summit County, Colorado

During your next Colorado vacation, you want to make sure you’re sampling the best local cuisine.

Luckily, there are tons of great restaurants in Summit County, no matter which city you’re in or what kind of food you’re craving!

Be sure to check out a few of these great eateries when you’re staying in one of our Colorado vacation rentals.


When it comes to Dillon restaurants, Arapahoe Café is a mainstay. This eatery was even voted the best restaurant in Dillon! Come in for breakfast, lunch, or dinner; you’ll always be presented with a huge menu featuring the most delicious food. You’ll find everything from flapjacks and eggs Benedict for breakfast to pulled pork and burgers for dinner.

Looking for a coffee, pastry, or quick lunch? Head into Blue Moon Bakery. The Blue Moon Bakery has become a Summit County favorite for both locals and visitors due to a focus on high quality, freshly baked products and friendly service.


If you’re searching for restaurants in Silverthorne, you won’t want to miss a visit to Pho Bay. This establishment prides itself on being one of the best pho restaurants in the mountains! They’ve got a family-friendly atmosphere and only serve fresh, made-to-order food to ensure the best quality dishes every time. Go for classic pho offerings or choose other Asian favorites like fried rice or rice platters.

While in Silverthorne, be sure to check out Bluebird Market, a new modern food hall that serves as a gathering place for Summit County locals and visitors alike. With a focus on quality, authentic food offerings, you can enjoy a variety of culinary concepts derived from the local workforce. With twelve culinary concepts under one roof, chefs are encouraged to collaborate and host culinary demos, cooking classes and events for the community. When you get done feasting at these incredible restaurants, you can head back to your vacation rental in Silverthorne Colorado!


When it comes to Frisco restaurants, you can truly find any cuisine you’re searching for. To start, head into China Szechuan for mouthwatering Chinese dishes. They’ve got a massive menu including favorites like lo mein, fried rice, and a wide range of chicken, beef, pork, and seafood dishes. It’s all served in a welcoming atmosphere and is available at a great price!

If you’re more in the mood for down-home American food in an upscale setting, Kemosabe at Silverheels is the place to be. You’ll find all kinds of favorite local dishes like Rocky Mountain trout and hand-cut choice steaks. Every dish is prepared with care, and the staff are some of the friendliest people you’ll meet while you’re in town!

With locations in both Frisco and Breckenridge, Ollie’s Pub & Grub is the definition of a local favorite. You’ll find a huge selection of drafts and cocktails to complement any food you select, from nachos to burgers to sandwiches or even the “build your own” mac and cheese! For a quick and delicious meal, it doesn’t get any better than this. Check out some of our nearby vacation rentals in Frisco, Colorado as you are planning your stay!


Before an epic day of skiing at Keystone Ski Resort, grab some breakfast at Haywood Café. This eatery has been one of the top restaurants in Keystone for 10 years now! Come in for breakfast or lunch to enjoy dishes like 3-egg omelets, sandwiches and wraps, salads, and more. One thing you’ll definitely want to sample: the bacon-wrapped elk sausage!


Finally, we head to Breckenridge, which offers a variety of restaurant options from family-friendly to fine-dining. Right on Main St, you will find Downstairs At Eric’s, Breckenridge’s only arcade restaurant. With 25 flat screen TVs, 27 arcade games and American favorites like pizza and wings, this family-friendly sports bar and restaurant offers a unique and fun dining experience.

If you’re in the mood for a speciality coffee or ice cream, check out The Crown Breckenridge. With a warm and inviting atmosphere, The Crown is a favorite destination among locals to grab a bite to eat, or catch up with a friend and cup of coffee.

When it comes to upscale dining in Breckenridge, Briar Rose Chophouse and Saloon is a local favorite. Serving the finest aged beef, fresh wild game, and local rocky mountain trout, the chophouse truly creates memorable meals. The historic Saloon offers small plates and happy hour, starting at 4pm, with a lively and entertaining atmosphere.

Whether you’re coming to town for a fun family vacation or a relaxing and romantic getaway, we recommend you try out at least a few of these amazing Summit County restaurants! Luckily, they’re all just moments away from our vacation rentals in Colorado. Contact us today to start planning your trip!

Published on Thursday, May 13, 2021