Nightlife

Top Choice Brewery in Dillon

Dillon Dam Brewery

This brewpub is one of Summit County's best and is certainly the most popular bar in town. The menu augments typical pub fare with dishes like pecan-crusted red trout in a maple-bourbon glaze, and pan-seared honey-s…
Top Choice Cafe in Buena Vista

Buena Vista Roastery

Known among locals as the Roastery, this wonderful, aromatic cafe sells fair-trade and organic beans, supporting local nonprofit organizations through its Coffees for a Cause program. It's a nice space with patio se…
Top Choice Cafe in Breckenridge

Crown

Breck's living room might as well be at the Crown, a buzzing cafe-cum-social hub. Grab a mug of Silver Canyon coffee and a sandwich or salad, and catch up on all the latest gossip.
Pub in Aspen

Woody Creek Tavern

Enjoying a 100% agave tequila and fresh-lime margarita at the late, great gonzo journalist Hunter S Thompson’s favorite watering hole is well worth the 8-mile drive – or Rio Grande Trail bike ride – from Aspen. The …
Cafe in Breckenridge

Kava Cafe

This hole-in-the-wall and historic log-cabin cafe is the kind of place in which ragged miners may have procured dry goods back in the day. These days it makes sandwiches and coffee, but is notable for its specialtie…
Distillery in Breckenridge

Breckenridge Distillery

Billed as the world's highest distillery, this place is worth visiting for a tour (half-hourly, 11am to 5:30pm) and 'tastings for tips' – their specialty is bourbon, but they also infuse vodka and rum and blend a me…
Cafe in Salida

Cafe Dawn

The place to go for your morning cappuccino and raspberry scone. This great community cafe is run by Phillip and Dawn out of a former Volkswagen repair shop, and features organic beans, local ingredients in the lunc…
Brewery in Breckenridge

Broken Compass Brewing

Set in an industrial complex at the north end of Airport Road, the Broken Compass is generally regarded as the best brewery in Breckenridge. Fill up with a pint of their Coconut Porter or Chili Pepper Pale and sink …
Brewery in Leadville

Periodic Brewing

There aren't many breweries up above 10,000 feet, which makes Periodic something of an anomaly. Hoppy and dark beers predominate, but there is also cider on tap and food in the kitchen. You can also find their beers…
Brewery in Aspen

Aspen Brewing Co

With five signature flavors and a sun-soaked balcony facing the mountain, this is definitely the place to unwind after a hard day's play. Brews range from the flavorful This Year's Blonde and high-altitude Independe…