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Breckenridge is not just a ski destination; it's a haven for après ski enthusiasts seeking to extend the thrill beyond the slopes. With a mix of on-mountain and town-based spots, Breckenridge offers a diverse après ski experience. Let's explore the best bars that promise to elevate your post-skiing celebration.

On-Mountain Après Ski Spots:

Robbie’s Tavern (Grand Colorado on Peak 8):

Located slopeside within the Grand Colorado, Robbie’s Tavern offers a refined twist on American comfort food. Pair it with a world-class wine list and beers from Colorado and beyond for a sophisticated on-mountain après experience. 

TBar (Peak 8 base):

As the on-mountain après hot spot on Peak 8, TBar offers a full-service bar and grill, the largest selection of micro-brews, and a menu of sharable apps. Conveniently located steps from the free BreckConnect Gondola. 

Sevens (Peak 7 base at Grand Lodge):

Sevens restaurant provides a family-friendly, casual dining experience with mountain comfort in a modern setting. The sprawling deck offers stunning mountain views, making it an excellent gathering place. 

In-Town Après Ski Hotspots:

Rocky Mountain Underground:

Not only a great après location but also an award-winning ski shop. RMU's Tavern features craft beers and cocktails in its new backyard beer garden – a perfect way to relax after hitting the slopes.

Kenosha Steakhouse:

Offering the best in steaks, BBQ, and burgers, Kenosha Steakhouse boasts a large deck with views of the Tenmile range. With 31 beers on tap, it's a perfect spot to soak up some rays during après ski. 

Quandary Tequila Bistro:

A local’s favorite at the base of Peak 9, Quandary Tequila Bistro serves family-friendly dishes and offers happy hour specials from 2-5 pm daily. The huge sunny deck overlooks Peak 9, Peak 10, and the Maggie pond.

The Briar Rose Chophouse and Saloon:

For an upscale, authentic wild west option, visit The Briar Rose. Enjoy a lively Saloon atmosphere with happy hour specials and half-priced small plates on Fridays and Saturdays.

The Breckenridge Brewery:

Since 1990, the original Breckenridge Brewpub has been offering breathtaking views of the mountains, eclectic menus, and a wide selection of beer styles. Enjoy 50% off apps and beer specials during Happy Hour. 

Family-Friendly Options:

Downstairs at Eric’s:

With pizza, wings, salads, and gluten-free options, Eric’s is perfect for everyone. Featuring a great kids menu, arcade games, and flat-screen TVs, it's a spot where everyone can find something to enjoy. 

Mi Casa Mexican Cantina:

A long-time local favorite offering hand-filled Relleños, famous Fish Tacos, and an extensive tequila menu. Happy Hour from 3-6 offers great deals on tacos, Tecate, Modelo cans, margs, and wings. 

Fatty’s Pizzeria:

Housed in a historic building, Fatty’s Pizzeria and Sports Bar offers hearty portions at reasonable prices. Try their staff favorites and enjoy a family-friendly atmosphere. 

Blue River Bistro:

A quieter option with a great kids menu, Blue River Bistro is perfect for families. Take advantage of their awesome Happy Hours every day from 3-6 and 9-close for 2-for-1 apps and martinis. 

Hop around town and try these après ski spots in Breckenridge; you've earned it! Whether you're savoring refined dishes on the mountain or enjoying craft beers in town, each spot adds its unique flavor to the vibrant après scene. Embrace the Colorado sunshine, share stories, and make the most of your well-deserved post-ski relaxation.

If you're still planning your trip, make it even more memorable by booking one of our beautiful vacation homes. From ski-in/ski-out retreats to cozy in-town options, our vacation homes offer the perfect sanctuary for your Breckenridge getaway. River Ridge Rentals is here to help you plan your unforgettable après moments and a perfect mountain retreat in Breckenridge!