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Lifestyle: Food

Steamboat Springs’ plethora of fun outdoor activities can certainly work up quite an appetite – there’s nothing to worry about however, as the city is also home to a superb selection of top-notch dining venues guaranteed to satisfy any type of craving.

There’s something to enjoy for diners of all ages, even ones with the pickiest of palettes, as the little mountain town has been known to attract famous chefs and hardcore foodies from all over the world.

If you’re ready to begin an unforgettable culinary journey in Steamboat Springs, here are several great restaurants to help get you started:

Harwigs & L’Apogee

911 Lincoln Ave.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477-0459
(970) 879-1919

Harwigs is a beloved family-owned restaurant that has been delighting diners throughout the city for over 32 years. The restaurant offers a first-class dining experience in a relaxing, laidback setting.

The restaurant features a seasonal menu with dishes revolving around local agriculture and the freshest, locally sourced ingredients available. Harwigs’ masterful chef’s creations are complemented by an award-winning wine list, making the restaurant one of the must-try dining venues in town.


2305 Mt. Werner Circle
On Mountain
Steamboat Springs, CO
(970) 871-5150

Ragnar’s is one of Steamboat Springs’ most popular on-mountain restaurants, serving a delightful combination of fresh seafood, pasta, and game and beef specials. The restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a sit-down meal before heading back to the slopes – you can drop by Ragnar’s while you’re on a skiing trip, and it’s also included as a stop during the Guided Gourmet Snowshoe Tour.

Some of the best menu items to try at Ragnar’s are the salmon BLT, sea bass, Swedish meatballs, pulled pork burrito, burger with avocado, cheese and bacon, and duck confit.

Cloverdale Restaurant

207 Ninth St.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
(970) 875-3179

One of Steamboat Springs’ newest restaurants, Cloverdale offers delicious, healthy food made with fresh ingredients provided by their very own 10.5-acre farm located in historic South Routt County.

The restaurant has two excellent dining options: a five-course menu with a tour of the kitchen, and the full dining experience available through a sumptuous 10 to 14-course meal. Both options are highly customizable to accommodate special dietary restrictions and preferences.

Skull Creek Greek

635 S. Lincoln Ave., Ste. H
Steamboat Springs, CO
(970) 879-1339

Located at the heart of the city, Skull Creek Greek is an affordable eatery offering a variety of traditional Greek specials, including salads, baklava, gyros, and more. The restaurant is open every day for lunch and dinner, and closes at 2am on the weekends.


609 Yampa St.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
(970) 870-1019

If you’re searching for fresh, delicious Japanese cuisine, Sake2U is a fantastic option. In addition to their tasty selection of sushi, the restaurant has recently expanded to include a variety of American dishes to satisfy any type of craving.

Sake2U is located in downtown Steamboat, right next to the Yampa River. It is open daily for lunch and dinner, with happy hour afternoons.

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