The restaurants below are some of our favorite places to eat in and around town. Dining in Steamboat is diverse, whether you are looking for an intimate dinner location or a great breakfast stop, check out the list below to see what places best represent the mood and style you are looking for.
Cafe Diva-A upscale restaurant located right on the mountain, providing an intimate environment and a constantly changing, small menu. A great place for nights out with a significant other or enjoying special occasions with the family.
The Truffle Pig – Voted one of the 5 Best New Ski Resort Restaurants by Food & Wine Magazine the Truffle Pig is a great new addition to the base of the Steamboat Ski Base Area. The bar and outdoor patio of along with the intimate interior of the restaurant makes you feel comfortable whether you stop by in ski boots by for a beer and an appetizer after skiing or an intimate dinner in the evening.
Harwigs-L’Apogee – A restaurant separated into two venues, with L’Apogee as a more formal and secluded venue. Private dining rooms are available along with outdoor seating, depending on your preference. Well known for their wine selection which features over 800 selections of wine.
Three Peaks Grill- A ‘contemporary’ grill just off the base of the mountain. Specializing in both seafood and steak, the open, chic atmosphere is another great option for an evening out on the town or with your family.
Mahogany Ridge – A more intimate, upscale grill and brewery, Mahogany Ridge has a classy western feel. Often providing relaxing, live music, this restaurant is a great place for a refreshing meal at the end of the day.
Cottonwood Grill-Providing a combination of Asian and American flavors in gorgeous atmosphere the Cottonwood Grill is another great location for a night out. Located right n the Yampa River, the Cottonwood Grill is a great place to eat in the summer.
Saketumi- An intimate, sushi restaurant located right on the mountain, Saketumi is a fantastic place for Japanese food in Steamboat. With both indoor and outdoor seating, it is great for cool summer evenings on the mountain.
The BoatHouse Pub - With two great decks overlooking the Yampa River, The Boathouse Pub maintains one deck for dining and the other for the bar.
Tap House - A sports bar located on Lincoln Ave. Known for its great wings and atmosphere on game-day, a great place to be to watch your favorite sports teams compete.
Old Town Pub – The classic, but upscale pub. Visited most often for their burgers and great atmosphere, the Old Town Pub is a great location to enjoy a drink or enjoy a mean with the family.
Ghost Ranch Saloon - More of a bar / nightlife option. New to Steamboat, The Ghost Ranch Saloon hosts bands bands ranging from bluegrass to reggae most Friday and Saturday nights.
Azteca- A great small restaurant, visited often by locals. Well-known for their breakfast burritos, a great option to start the day or enjoy anytime.
Beau Jo’s – Beau Jo’s bakes fantastic ‘mountain pies’ that when dunked in the provided honey, finishes the pizza off as a sweet dessert. A great family environment, Beau Jo’s has mastered all types of pizzas and pastas to meet your favorite styles.
Backcountry Provisions – A fantastic sandwich shop on Lincoln and 5th. Beginning in Steamboat this store has proven its popularity and expanded to Fort Collins and Jackson, WY. A great place to stop in for a bite, or to grab a sandwich on the go.
Slopeside- Located directly on the mountain, Slopeside is a great restaurant during ski season or the summer. Irregardless of the weather, snow or sun, the outdoor setting provides a great place to sit, enjoy a drink and enjoy the fantastic scenery. Best location for Apres Ski.
Noodles and More – Perhaps our favorite place to eat in town, Noodles and More provides a fun atmosphere with fantastic food. Some of the best sushi I have ever had!
Winona’s – This cafe is located on Lincoln Ave., in the middle of downtown. Well known by locals for its fantastic cinnamon buns, this cafe opens for breakfast and lunch, and offers the possibility for enjoying breakfast in restaurant or cinnamon buns on the go.
Freshies – Located on 40, between downtown and the mountain, Freshies is a great place for either breakfast or lunch. With both an indoor, diner style seating area, and an outdoor patio, Freshies is a great stop just off the Yampa Core Trail.
Creekside Cafe – Located on 11th St. off of Lincoln Ave., Creekside Cafe has a great outdoor seating area. Also famous for its Wafflelaughagus, a waffle covered with the kitchen sink, is a great location for a Sunday afternoon brunch in the sun.