Grab a Bite in Breck: Locals’ Favorites

By: Nicole DeCesare // 05/02/2021

Up in Breck and not sure where to grab a bite to eat? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. From tacos & margs to steak & a bold Cab, we’ve surveyed locals around town for this insider info. Check out the “hot spots” in Breck that locals rave about!

Aurum | 209 S Ridge St

Price: $$

Food: The menu is carefully curated and locally sourced with seasonally fresh ingredients.

Atmosphere: Modern, yet relaxed, with beautifully tasteful décor, and extremely attentive and knowledgeable staff.

Perfect for: Date night or fun happy hour with friends.

Local’s Guide: “Try the Curried Cauliflower or Crispy Brussels Sprouts for an app. Wash it down with the Bees Knees cocktail. They also have an amazing wine list…”

Happy Hour: From 4-6 p.m. daily, half-priced menu items, half-priced wines by the glass, $3 draft beer and $7 classic cocktails!

970-771-3943 | Menu

Rita’s | 301 S Main St

Price: $

Food: Build-your-own tacos with creative margaritas and craft beer.

Atmosphere: Beach party down in the basement.

Perfect for: Date night, casual drinks or happy hour after a day of shredding!

Local’s Guide: “Try ‘The Kenny’ (actually named after a local), chips & queso and build your own taco. Double taco or no taco.”

Happy Hour: 4-6 p.m. daily, $1 off all margs, $1 off draft beer, $5 Cazadores shots, buy 2 tacos get one free.

970-453-7313 | Menu

Little Bar & Grilled | 161 E Adams Ave 

Price: $$

Food: Gourmet grilled cheese is their specialty, but they also have burgers, crab cakes and more! They offer gluten-free and vegan options as well.

Atmosphere: Laid back casual restaurant with a bar.

Perfect for: Late night cheesy deliciousness!

Local’s Guide: Go try it for yourself!

Happy Hour: Sun-Thurs 3-6 p.m., Sat & Sun Bottomless Mimosa’s & Bloody Mary’s from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sign us up!

970-771-3791 | Menu

Southridge Seafood Grill | 500 S Main St

Price: $$

Food: Everything from oysters & trout to steak & burgers.

Atmosphere: Warm and inviting – they moved from Ridge Street a while ago and renovated the place.

Perfect for: Happy hour, casual or romantic dinner.

Local’s Guide: “Make sure you try the rainbow trout or the burger!”

Happy Hour: 4-6 p.m. daily, includes an eclectic mix of delicious bites and $1 off all drinks.

970-547-0063 | Menu

Mom’s Baking Co | 100 N Main St

Price: $

Food: A European-ran bakery and coffee shop, featuring breakfast and lunch options.

Atmosphere: Quaint little bakery/coffee shop.

Perfect for: Breakfast, coffee break, or a light lunch.

Local’s Guide: “The Sausage Breakfast Burrito is a favorite in my office. Also, any of the pastries that they make are to-die-for.”

Happy Hour: They serve beer, wine, mimosas, sangria and Kombucha all day.

970-453-4473 | Menu

Ember | 106 Adams Ave

Price: $$

Food: Modern American cuisine with a seasonal and ever-changing menu. It’s all good!

Atmosphere: Elegant and romantic, but not stuffy.

Perfect for: A romantic date night, dinner or special occasion.

Local’s Guide: “Ask your server or bartender what they suggest since the menu is seasonal. They won’t steer you wrong!”

Happy Hour: At Ember, it’s called Euphoric Hour! Enjoy $5 wines and small plates, $6 cocktails, and $2 off beers from 4-5:30 p.m. daily.

970-453-8585 | Menu

Angels Hallow | 113 S Ridge St

Price: $$

Food: Mexican staples alongside a few American dishes are served at this cozy eatery.

Atmosphere: Casual and lively Breckenridge charm. If you visit during the warm months, check out the deck during the summertime for amazing mountain views.

Perfect for: A fun happy hour with friends!

Local’s Guide: “Get a margarita and a burrito! But be careful, the margs are dangerous!”

Happy Hour: Daily from 4-6 p.m., enjoy $2 domestic bottles, $4 micro pints and $1 off well drinks.

970-547-9595 | Menu


Well, there you have it: The Locals’ Favorites. Which restaurant will you try next?