Restaurants

Top Choice Cajun in Fort Collins

Lucile’s Restaurant

Snuggled in an old house, this restaurant is a cozy dream – replete with creaking floors, winsome waiters and fluffy, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits. The Cajun home cookin’ is fantastic; try the eggs Pontchar…
Top Choice Modern American in Grand Lake

O-A Bistro

Located on the lower level of the Gateway Inn, this is a favorite of Grand Lake’s dining scene. Highlights are made-from-scratch soups and a long, thoughtful wine list. A five- or six-course prix fixe is the best di…
American in Steamboat Springs

Laundry

This new-generation Steamboat eatery has some of the best food in town. You'll love creative takes on comfort food, charcuterie boards, big steaks, barbecue, creative presentations and pickled everything. Budget-bus…
Steak in Steamboat Springs

E3 Chophouse

Set in a glowing building overlooking the Yampa River, this steakhouse bustles to life nightly. Many just come to enjoy the happy hour, while serious dining patrons settle in around sunset. In summer don't miss an o…
American in Fort Collins

Restaurant 415

This large art-deco-inspired diner offers remarkable value. The delicious sandwiches all come with salad or soup, plus the drink of your choice. Small and large plates such as mozzarella fritti and steak and veggie …
Barbecue in Estes Park

Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ & Tap House

Half-assed BBQ joints are all too common in Colorado’s mountain towns, but Dave’s, situated in a spare dining room, fully delivers. The buffalo ribs and pulled pork come dressed in a slightly sweet, smoky, tangy sau…
American in Oak Creek

Circle R Gastropub

The decidedly funky Gastropub is part bar, part slow-picking bluegrass joint, part sophisticated eatery, and a central nexus of the town's local scene. Dinner is served with laser light shows in the background, and …
Italian in Steamboat Springs

Mambo Italiano

Everybody loves the Mambo. This open-kitchen concept restaurant brings new energy to Main St Steamboat. With exposed brick and an airy confidence, this may be the best Italian spot in town. Don't miss the calamari a…
American in Fort Collins

Austin's American Grill

The appeal of this American grill is its simplicity. Simple ingredients, simple presentation, simple elegance…no frills, just good food and good service done right. The rotisserie chicken is the undisputed star, tho…
American in Steamboat Springs

Rex's American Bar & Grill

Grass-fed steaks, elk sausage, bison burgers and other carnivorous delights are the ticket at this place, and they're so good that you'll have to forgive the restaurant's location – attached to the Holiday Inn. Serv…