From the hot springs to horseback riding, biking to golf, there are a lot of fun and exciting adventures to have in Steamboat Springs. With plenty to see and do to keep you busy throughout your stay, you’re bound to hear your stomach rumble when you’re out and about. While there are several places to eat in Steamboat Springs, a casual atmosphere for a quick bite or fun dinner with friends may be just what you’re looking for.

Creekside Cafe

Come for the casual atmosphere and stay for the food. Breakfast or lunch, you’ll find delicious pickings on the menu. Try the eggs benedict, country fried steak, breakfast burrito, omelets, and more. Traditional choices like pancakes, waffles, French toast, and more can also be ordered. Come back for a traditional Reuben, grilled cheese, or turkey club. Add your favorite Bloody Mary, coffee, mimosa, or alcoholic beverage for a complete meal. Bring the kids for pancakes, waffles, French toast, or another delicious breakfast choice. When you’re here for lunch, they can choose a grilled cheese, chicken fingers, burger, or helping of macaroni and cheese.

Mazzola’s Italian Diner

If you’re looking for casual Italian in Steamboat Springs, look no further. Start out with Sicilian mussels, fried calamari, cheesy bread, or mozzarella sticks. Try a soup or salad, like minestrone, Mazzola’s salad, Caesar, or burrata caprese – Stracciatella-filled mozzarella, heirloom tomato, and fresh basil accompanied by garlic toast. There’s a myriad of pastas to choose from like bison lasagna, butternut ravioli, meat lovers’ penne, shrimp scampi and more. For supper, try roasted salmon, Tuscan steak, chicken Parmesan and other delicious Italian favorites. If you’re in the mood for “designer” pizzas, there is a large selection from margherita, “hot kahuna” – firehouse sauce, Canadian bacon, pickled jalapenos, and pineapple agrodolce, or build your own with toppings like black olives, fresh tomato, artichokes, ground beef, sausage, and more. If you’re in the mood for Italian, you’ll quickly find your favorite here. This is definitely one of the best places to eat in Steamboat Springs!

The Back Door Grill

If you’re looking for the casual diner atmosphere, you’ll find it right in Steamboat Springs. Come in for breakfast and enjoy a traditional breakfast burrito, California burrito – scrambled eggs, bacon, avocado, cheddar cheese, hash brown, and queso – or the breakfast sandwich. Share starters like hand-cut fries, Cajun fries, tater tots, onion rings, and more. There are also choices like mozzarella sticks, a hummus plate, mac & cheese bites, and jalapeno poppers, or go for a variety of soups or salads. Try classic homemade beef chili, house or Caesar salad, or arugula and prawns. Devour classic burgers or specials like “John Wayne” – smothered with BBQ sauce, cheddar, and an onion ring, or the “Wonka” – chocolate-covered bacon, funnel cake fries, cheddar, peanut butter, and strawberry jelly! Enjoy a variety of sandwiches like the chicken club, BDG Philly, or BLT. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a brownie & cookie sundae, Reese’s peanut butter pie, strawberry shortcake, or funnel cake fries. Add drinks like a root beer float, fountain drinks, lemonade, iced tea, and others. Bring the kids for hot dogs, cheeseburgers, chicken bites, and other kid-friendly foods. There’s something for everyone in addition to casual diner fun.

Mountain Tap Brewery

Enjoy a variety of brews made right on site. “Lime Time” is a lime ale with a light body and low bitterness brewed with Key lime juice. Picking Hops IPA is a little “hoppier” than the Current IPA, with citrus and piney aromatics. There are Pellegrino sodas and homemade root beer for the designated drivers. Soak up the suds with popcorn featuring spicy chili and garlic oils, Grana Padano cheese, nutritional yeast, sea salt & paprika. Try the chickpea or farm salad or go for one of their wood-fired pizzas. Choose from margherita, the “Rancher” – local Italian sausage, garlic, fresh mozzarella, fennel, oregano, and San Marzano tomato sauce. There are pizzas macaroni and cheese, and pasta for the kids. Finish the meal with sweets like Campfire S’mores – a Steamboat Baker chocolate cookie, house marshmallow fluff, and graham cracker crumble. Choose from “Float the Boat” – a no-alcoholic root beer float, or “Rock the Boat” – your choice of a Mountain Tap beer topped with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream. If those don’t appeal, make sure you’ve saved room for their sunshine rolls – citrus glazed rolls of house-made dough with a cinnamon orange center. All of the desserts are vegan-friendly, as are many of the other dishes. There’s something for every appetite.

Scrumptious Samples of Steamboat Springs

You chose Steamboat Springs for a fun and exciting getaway. Ensure you’ll enjoy all the fun and excitement when you book a vacation rental with Elevated Properties. You’ll love the added privacy and security of a vacation rental that’s all yours while you are experiencing all there is to see and do in Steamboat Springs, including all the incredible casual dining options.

When you’re not out on an adventure, spread out in an open living area with a book or a TV show, or lounge in a private outdoor space like a patio or balcony. If you’re looking for dinner in, prepare one of your favorite meals in the fully equipped kitchen of your rental. For an intimate experience for your small family or with your sweetheart, choose a one-bedroom unit. If you’re planning the trip of a lifetime with the whole family for a reunion, there are units as large as six bedrooms! Choose a premium unit for upgrades like stainless steel appliances, granite counters, plush furnishings, hardwood floors, flat screen TVs and more!

Contact us today to start planning your Steamboat Springs getaway full of memories for a lifetime!