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Blue River Bistro

4.6
1239 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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The Blue River Bistro's elegant atmosphere, superior cuisine, and tremendous wine and liquor selection combine with moderate prices to present the ultimate dining experience. The Blue River Bistro's contemporary Italian-American fare features an amazing variety of award-winning gourmet pasta entrees, hearty hand-cut steaks, chicken entrees, fresh seafood and our chef's daily specials. The entire menu is prepared with diligent care and expertise from high quality ingredients and is
perfectly complimented by the casually sophisticated, high-energy ambiance. The Blue River Bistro also offers an extensive list of domestic and imported wines, as well as an impressive by the glass selection. Our martini bar presents an unmatched premium martini menu, featuring 40 original martinis. Come and enjoy our exceptional late night appetizer and dessert menu with an evening cocktail and live jazz music.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian, American, Wine Bar
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Sunday 10:00am - 3:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm
Cocktails & Appetizers: Monday - Sunday until Midnight
Happy Hour: 3pm to 6pm (Bar Only) & 9pm to Midnight
*Reservations exceeding 12 guests are available Monday - Thursday.
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Phone number
(970) 453-6974
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Brandon Farr
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Private party facilities
Whether you are planning a Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Corporate Meeting, or a Cocktail and Hors doeuvre Party, our special events coordinator Jay Beckerman will help you plan a unique and memorable event at the Blue River Bistro.
Located conveniently on Main Street in Breckenridge, the Blue River Bistro hosts each private event in a visually rich and inviting space. From elegant dinners to intimate cocktail parties, we will customize a menu specific to your onsite occasion. The Blue River Bistro can accomodate up to 70 seated guests for a full restaurant buyout or up to 125 for a standing cocktail party. Partial buyouts can accommodate up to 45 for a sit down dining event or up to 60 for a cocktail party. When weather permits, our patios increase our total capacity by 30 seats and 50 guests standing.



Food and beverage minimums vary by day of the week, time of the year, and timing of the event.
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Private party contact
Jay Beckerman: (970) 453-6974
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Catering
The Blue River Bistro has earned a wonderful reputation for being one of the best and most consistent restaurants in Summit County. We take extreme pride in our restaurant and in 2004 expanded into off-site catering with the goal of providing the same quality and consistency to our off-site events as we do in-house. There are no hidden costs, ‘convenience fees’ or fine print. The Blue River Bistro culinary team takes immense pleasure in our guest satisfaction resulting in repeat business and referrals. The Blue River Bistro looks forwarded to stunning you and your guests!
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Watson
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Parking details
The Blue River Bistro has ample parking in the rear of the building across the river from the Gondola. Please use the parking directly behind the Blue River Bistro and the adjoining businesses and restrain from parking at the neighboring Bed and Breakfast to the South of the Building. If the rear area is full, there is non-metered parking available along Main Street in front of the Blue River Bistro.
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Public transit
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.
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Entertainment
Where in Summit County can you dine out with live jazz music every night of the week? Only at the Blue River Bistro in Breckenridge can you enjoy an amazing dining experience with live music! The Bistro has diverse jazz every night of the week varying from: Latin Jazz, Modern Jazz, Delta Blues, Classic Acoustic and Contemporary Jazz. Come in for an apres dinner cocktail at the Bistro's Martini Bar and savor one of the 40 original martinis or a glass of wine from the extensive Italian
and domestic wine list.
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Special events & promotions
At The Blue River Bistro Restaurant in Breckenridge, Colorado, we are the perfect venue for your private party or event! Whether you are planning a Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Corporate Meeting, or a Cocktail and Hors doeuvre Party, our special events coordinator Jay Beckerman will help you plan a unique and memorable event at the Blue River Bistro.


Located conveniently on Main Street in Breckenridge, the Blue River Bistro hosts each private event in a visually rich and inviting space. From elegant dinners to intimate cocktail parties, we will customize a menu specific to your onsite occasion.


The Blue River Bistro can accomodate up to 70 seated guests for a full restaurant buyout or up to 125 for a standing cocktail party. Partial buyouts can accommodate up to 45 for a sit down dining event or up to 60 for a cocktail party. When weather permits, our patios increase our total capacity by 30 seats and 50 guests standing.
Food and beverage minimums vary.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1239 People Are Saying
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4.3
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Excellent food and service!

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Caryn 
1.0  Dined 3 days ago

Terrible food and service and overpriced. The only redeeming quality was the live jazz music.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Birthday lunch with family

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

A real gem of a restaurant with lovely atmosphere, great food and excellent service in Breck.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Wonderful meal, great food, drink and service!!

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Warm, inviting service. Delicious food. Salmon and Chicken Marsala our favorite dishes. Upscale, fun atmosphere.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Great restaurant!! Loved everything about Blue Bistro.

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RichardW (London)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Always good, our waitress in particular was excellent on this visit.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

The food and drinks was very delicious.

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MelanieW (Denver)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

My favorite place for dates & girls nights! Happy hour cocktails are amazing!!!

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Katiew (New Orleans)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Easy to book, great food options with friendly service.
Welcoming staff and tummy citrus drinks and vegan options.

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Great service, loved live music and food was delicious!

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Special (Elk) seemed overpriced compared to other dining experiences.

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OpenTable Diner (London)
2.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Food quality poor

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CissieT (Jacksonville)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Everything from the drinks to the small plates to the entrees were really delicious! We enjoyed everything about it! Highly recommend!

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