Leadville restaurants

Top Choice Modern American in Leadville

Tennessee Pass Cookhouse

If you've never had a gourmet dinner in a yurt before, this is your chance. Diners get to hike, snowshoe or cross-country ski 1 mile to the yurt, where an elegant four-course meal featuring elk tenderloin, local rac…
Mexican in Leadville

El Mexicano

Located in what is surely one of the world's most picturesque Safeway parking lots, this food truck at the north entrance of town prepares savory tacos and burritos filled with chicken, carne asada, carnitas or adov…
Cafe in Leadville

Tennessee Pass Cafe

This artsy cafe has the most inventive menu in town, with organic specials ranging from buffalo shepherd's pie and baked trout to sweet-potato gnocchi and pizza. (It's unrelated to the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse.)
Pizza in Leadville

High Mountain Pies

An ultra-popular pizza joint with great toppings. Unfortunately, seating is limited, so make sure you either arrive early or order to go.
American in Leadville


Readers of the local Leadville Herald Democrat voted this steakhouse set in a historic building their favorite restaurant, and it's likely to be for the prices as much as for the meat: steaks cost from $8, while pri…