Best breakfast in Breckenridge
Brunch. It’s half breakfast, half lunch and 100 percent delicious. Whoa. Wait a second. That math doesn’t add up, does it?
No matter. Two eggs plus steak plus pancakes plus a breakfast booze drink (Bloody Mary, Mimosa, both?) equals a decadent breakfast on an ordinary, run-of-the-mill day and brunch on a special day like Mother’s Day or Easter or your grandma’s birthday.
Thankfully, Breck is a town that appreciates the art of eating two meals at one sitting. After all, you’ll most likely burn off those calories on the slopes in the winter and on the trails in the summer later in the day. So, gather ’round the table and order up at our favorite brunch spots.
Blue River Bistro
305 N. Main St.
This is one of the only upscale brunch spots in town. Located at the north end of Main Street, the Blue River Bistro has a wide selection of breakfast and lunch options on the menu.
We drooled over the Lox Eggs Benedict (poached eggs, house cured lox, spinach, citrus hollandaise topped with capers), as well as the Honey & Cashew Encrusted Brie appetizer. The Kale Salad topped our list for lunch items.
Check the menu since it changes seasonally:
109 S Main St.
The Columbine Cafe is just that – a cafe, a mountain town cafe with very casual decor and a very long waiting list on busy weekends. The Corned Beef Hash is a long-time local’s favorite, along with the pancakes. Located above Downstairs at Eric’s, it’s smack dab in the center of town.
The Blue Moose
540 S. Main Street
It might not be the fanciest breakfast spot, but this no-frills restaurant is a brunch stalwart in Breck. With real maple syrup, locals will steer you toward the Cinanamon Raisin French Toast or the light and fluffy Pancakes. Just remember to bring cash. They don’t accept credit cards. And, if you’re trying to find their website online, good luck. They don’t have one.