Don’t go thinking that Arapahoe Basin’s size means you’ll go hungry. Far from it in fact. This town knows that its visitors need both fuel for the slopes as well as hearty fare to satisfy appetites worked up after a long day of activity. Arapahoe Basin restaurants have you covered when it comes to breakfast, lunch, dinner and whatever sorts of munchies that arise in between. Can’t wait another second to get on the slopes? Swing by a café and pick up some grab-and-go grub to take with you. Or wrap your frozen fingers around a steaming cup of coffee at café near the base of the mountain. If you have a little more time to spare in Arapahoe Basin, you’ll also find options for where you sit down and order from a menu. You’ll find dishes to suit diners of all tastes, ranging from veggie wraps to smoked meats. And no Arapahoe Basin restaurant experience is complete without a local bacon Bloody Mary. All of the restaurants are conveniently located, either at the base of the slope or mid-slope, so you don’t have to go out of your way to quiet grumbling stomachs.
Chill Out at Arapahoe Basin Restaurants
It’s safe to say that Arapahoe Basin restaurants channel the skier lifestyle. In the morning you’ll see people grabbing their coffee or breakfast sandwich before they line up for the ski lift. A typical Arapahoe Basin afternoon consists of the visitors gathering together to swap stories of their skiing adventures and other escapades around après ski drinks and snacks. Check back later in the evening to see people sticking around for filling platters of ribs and bison stew; the sorts of dishes that you crave after an active and chilly day—those that warm you up and fill you up. However you may choose to wait until you leave Arapahoe Basin. In this case, take a quick jaunt over to Breckenridge and Frisco or hold out a little longer for restaurant options in Dillon and Silverthorne.