Shoulder season means great deals at local restaurants |

Shoulder season means great deals at local restaurants

Compiled by Krista Driscoll
Jody Zorn / Special to the Daily
Jody Zorn / Special to the Daily |

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The fall shoulder season is upon us, which means golden aspens, the first dustings of snow and great dining deals for locals and visitors throughout Summit County. We’ve collected as many of those discounts as we could get our hands on all in one place for your noshing pleasure, organized by town.

Breckenridge: Dining Passport

Breckenridge Dining Passports are valid for two guests, cost $10 and are available at participating restaurants and the Breckenridge Welcome Center.

The biannual passport program raised $15,000 for the Breckenridge Grand Vacations Community Center and Library project, and proceeds this fall will be donated to Summit County Cares. The following are deals available only to passport-carrying diners, and all promotions run through Thursday, Nov. 13, unless otherwise noted. Visit for more information.

Après Handcrafted Libations

The deal: Through Friday, Oct. 31, Après Handcrafted Libations (130 S. Main St.) is offering $1 off selected pints. The taproom opens daily at 2 p.m. Visit

Briar Rose Chophouse

The deal: Through Saturday, Oct. 18, Briar Rose Chophouse (109 E. Lincoln Ave.) is offering a two-course meal for $35, featuring a fine fall selection of new menu items. From Sunday, Oct. 19, through Thursday, Nov. 13, the restaurant will offer two-for-one dining on its chophouse menu. Visit or call (970) 453-9948.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

The deal: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. (231 S. Main St.) is offering a meal for two for $28, including one appetizer, two entrees and two desserts. The restaurant also features a two-for-one happy hour every day from 3 to 6 p.m. Visit or call (970) 547-9000.

Burke & Riley’s Irish Pub

The deal: Burke & Riley’s Irish Pub (520 S. Main St., No. 3P) is giving everyone 10 percent off the entire bill with a passport. Through Friday, Oct. 31, the restaurant is offering locals only 50 percent off drinks, including alcohol, and $7.95 or less for food; be prepared to show a local ID. This offer is not valid with other offers. Visit or call (970) 547-2782.

Crepes a la Cart

The deal: Crepes a la Cart (307 S. Main St.) is offering 25 percent off a crepe with the purchase of a beverage. Visit or call (970) 453-4022.

Downstairs at Eric’s

The deal: Kids eat free with the purchase of one adult entree per kid’s entree at Downstairs at Eric’s (111 S. Main St.). Some restrictions apply. Visit or call (970) 453-1401.

Fatty’s Pizzeria and Sports Bar

The deal: Get two-for-one entrees Sunday through Thursday from 4 to 10 p.m. at Fatty’s Pizzeria and Sports Bar (106 S. Ridge St.). The offer applies to dine-in only, and pizza, sandwiches and clam bake are excluded. Visit or call (970) 453-9802.

Giampietro Pasta & Pizzeria

The deal: Giampietro Pasta & Pizzeria (100 N. Main St. No. 212) is offering a three-course meal for $24, featuring a selection of special fall items. Visit or call (970) 453-3838.

Gold Pan Saloon

The deal: Buy one breakfast at regular price at the Gold Pan Saloon (103 N. Main St.), and receive a second breakfast for 50 percent off. The restaurant is also offering 15 percent off lunch entrees; both discounts only apply to food. The Gold Pan is open Friday through Monday, serving breakfast and lunch all day starting at 8 a.m. Visit or call (970) 453-5499.

Hearthstone Restaurant

The deal: The Hearthstone Restaurant (130 S. Ridge St.) is offering two-for-one entrees Sunday through Tuesday and a three-course dinner for $30 Wednesday through Saturday. Visit or call (970) 453-1148

Jake’s Dive Bar

The deal: Buy two lunches and get two beverages free at Jake’s Dive Bar (100 N. Main St.); some restrictions apply. Visit or call (970) 547-0110.

La Francaise

The deal: At La Francaise French bakery, get two-for-one sandwiches, omelets and crepes with the purchase of a drink or pastry with each sandwich, omelet or crepe. The restaurant will be closed Tuesday, Oct. 21, through Thursday, Oct. 23, and Tuesday, Oct. 28, through Thursday, Oct. 30, for cleaning. Call (970) 547-7173.

The Lost Cajun

The deal: The Lost Cajun (411 S. Main St.) is giving customers a free order of beignets with any purchase at the Breckenridge location only. Visit or call (970) 547-8330.

Mi Casa Mexican

Restaurant and Cantina

The deal: Sunday through Wednesday at Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant and Cantina (600 S. Park Ave.) get two-for-one entrees. Thursday through Saturday, the restaurant is offering a two-course dinner for $15 or a three-course dinner for $20. Visit or call (970) 453-2071.

Michael’s Italian Restaurant

The deal: Get two-for-one dinners Monday through Saturday at Michael’s Italian Restaurant (326 S. Main St.). On Sunday, the restaurant is offering an all-you-can-eat pasta dinner for $12, which includes salad, garlic bread, pasta and sauce. Visit or call (970) 453-5800.


The deal: Modis (113 S. Main St.) is offering three courses for $29.95 from a special autumn menu and select half-priced bottles of wine. The restaurant is closed on Mondays, and some restrictions apply; ask your server for details. Visit or call (970) 453-4330.

Motherloaded Tavern

The deal: The Motherloaded Tavern (103 S. Main St.) is offering two-for-one meals two times a day for two hours, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m., seven days a week. This offer is not valid with any other offer and may include a 20 percent gratuity on total before discount. Visit or call (970) 453-2572.

Mountain Flying Fish

The deal: Mountain Flying Fish is offering 30 percent off all rolls. Visit or call (970) 453-1502.

Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub

The deal: Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub (110 E. Lincoln Ave.) is offering happy hour daily from 4 to 7 p.m., plus Tuesday and Thursday beer and wing specials. Visit

Ollie’s Pub & Grub

The deal: Choose any two food items for $15 Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Ollie’s Pub & Grub (401 S. Main St.). The deal excludes large wing orders, is for dine-in only and does not include sales tax. Visit or call (970) 453-9148.

Park & Main

The deal: Buy one entrée and receive a second entrée or sandwich of equal or lesser value for free with the purchase of a bottle of wine, appetizer or dessert at Park & Main (500 S. Main St.). Visit or call (970) 453-9493.


The deal: Through Saturday, Oct. 11, and from Friday, Nov. 7, through Thursday, Nov. 13, get a selected appetizer and entree for $27 per person at Relish (137 S. Main St.). Relish is also offering select bottles of wine for less than $30 with the passport. The restaurant is closed Sunday, Oct. 12, through Thursday, Nov. 6. Visit or call (970) 453-0989.

The Salt Creek Steakhouse

The deal: The Salt Creek Steakhouse (110 E. Lincoln Ave.) is offering two-for-one dinner specials Sunday through Thursday, plus nightly specials (check with your server). Visit or call (970) 453-4949.


The deal: Buy a 6-inch sub and any regular drink at the Breckenridge Subway (305 N. Main St.) and get a regular 6-inch sub of equal or lesser value free. Call (970) 453-6822.


The deal: Through Saturday, Oct. 11, and from Friday, Nov. 7, through Thursday, Nov. 13, get an entrée paired with a selected item for $23 per person at Twist (200 S. Ridge St.). Twist is also offering select bottles of wine for less than $30 with the passport. The restaurant is closed Sunday, Oct. 12, through Thursday, Nov. 6. Visit or call (970) 547-7100.


Other deals

Muncheeze Café & Pizza Bar

The deal: Muncheeze Café & Pizza Bar (1900 Airport Road) is offering $4 pitchers of PBR every Sunday and Monday. Visit or call (970) 453-1475.

Quandary Grille

The deal: Quandary Grille (505 S. Main St., C1) is offering two-for-one appetizers and $3 drafts, well drinks and house wine Thursday through Monday from 2 to 5 p.m. and during any NFL game. The restaurant is closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Visit or call (970) 547-5969.

The Warming Hut

The deal: It’s Locals Appreciation at The Warming Hut (207 N. Main), with two-for-one entrees and half off most bottles of wine through Sunday, Oct. 5. A 20 percent gratuity will be added to the original bill. Visit or call (970) 389-3104.


Backcountry Brewery

The deal: Backcountry Brewery (720 Main St.) is offering $3 off platters and baskets on Tuesdays and $9 basic burger and a pint on Thursdays. Also look for other specials throughout the season. Visit or call (970) 668-2337.

Bagalis Restaurant

The deal: On Friday, Oct. 10, from 4 to 9 p.m., Bagalis Restaurant (320 E. Main St.) is offering a Pig and Pinot dinner special for $30 per person. Chef Michal Ulehla is roasting a whole pig and serving it with a pinot noir flight from different regions. Reservations are suggested and the regular menu is also available. Starting Thursday, Oct. 9, Bagalis also will be offering $25 bottles of wine. Visit or call (970) 668-0601.

Blue Spruce Inn

The deal: Make any meal three courses for $5 or three courses and wine for $8 at the Blue Spruce Inn (20 Main St.). Visit or call (970) 668-5900.

Boatyard American Grill

The deal: Boatyard American Grill (304 Main St.) will soon be offering two-for-one dinners and $4 off any large takeout pizza. Visit or call (970) 668-4728.

Bread & Salt

The deal: Bread & Salt (401 Main St.) is offering a free organic Concious Coffee or Two Leaf Tea with meal purchase during October, Monday through Friday. Call (970) 668-0902.

The Breakfast Deli

The deal: The Breakfast Deli (310 Main St.) is offering a breakfast burrito and cup of coffee for $6. Visit or call (970) 668-9484.

Cameez Frozen

Yogurt & Coffee

The deal: Cameez Frozen Yogurt & Coffee (821 Summit Blvd.) is offering 25 percent off a breakfast crepe or lunch special (cup of soup and half crepe). Visit or call (970) 368-6071.

Carlos Miguel’s

Mexican Bar & Grill

The deal: Carlos Miguel’s Mexican Bar & Grill (740 N. Summit Blvd.) has happy hour from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., with half-price appetizers and $3.95 margaritas. Visit or call (970) 668-4900.

Foote’s Rest

The deal: Foote’s Rest (510 Main St.) has pumpkins available and specials on fudge, with weekend specials at the eatery. The restaurant offers a 15 percent locals discount. Visit or call (970) 668-9238.

Hacienda Real

The deal: Hacienda Real (842 Summit Blvd., No. 31) has happy hour every day from 3 to 6 p.m., which includes half-price appetizers, a new draft beer selection and house margaritas. Visit or call (970) 668-9956.

Himalayan Cuisine

The deal: Himalayan Cuisine (409 E. Main St.) is offering 20 percent off the final lunch or dinner bill through Saturday, Nov. 15. Visit or call (970) 668-3330.

Log Cabin Café

The deal: Starting Monday, Oct. 6, the Log Cabin Café (121 Main St.) will have a $4.99 breakfast special and a $6.99 lunch special. The restaurant also has a discounted shoulder-season menu. Visit or call (970) 668-3947.

Q4U Barbecue and Catering

The deal: Q4U Barbecue (857 Summit Blvd.) is offering its signature Sloppy Q for $9.50, including a side and a drink (a $3 savings). Call (970) 668-1775.

Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant

The deal: The new Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant (182 Lusher Court) has a lunch special every day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a half quesadilla and soup or salad for $8.50. Visit

Silverheels Restaurant

The deal: Starting in mid-October, Silverheels Restaurant (601 Main St.) will have two-for-one meal deals. Visit or call (970) 668-0345.

Smiling Moose Deli

The deal: Smiling Moose Deli (842 Summit Blvd.) has two-for-one breakfast deals. Visit or call (970) 668-3420.


Dillon Dam Brewery

The deal: The Dillon Dam Brewery is offering its football menu Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m., all day Saturday and Sunday and on Monday from 6 to 10 p.m. through the NFL playoffs, with $5 and $6 items. Visit or call (970) 262-7777.

Red Mountain Grill

The deal: Red Mountain Grill (703 E. Anemone Trail) is offering its Big Monday Watch and Win on Monday nights during NFL season. If the opening kickoff gets returned for a touchdown, someone wins $500. If the second kickoff gets returned for a touchdown, that one is worth $3,000 for someone in the bar. If a punt gets blocked and returned for a touchdown that’s worth $500, plus the restaurant is giving away other prizes for other plays. Red Mountain also has an AYCE BBQ special for food, along with $4 Fat Tires and $3 Coors Lights, $5 pizzas, $7.95 wings and $6.95 football quesos. Visit or call (970) 468-1010.


Snake River Saloon

The deal: Get a 16-ounce beer for $2 and shot specials for $3 at the Snake River Saloon (23074 U.S. Highway 6). Visit or call (970) 468-2788.

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