Blue River Bistro at Breckenridge

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 26, 2009 9:23 pm


The Blue River Bistro’s elegant atmosphere, cuisine, and tremendous wine and liquor selection combine with moderate prices to present the ultimate dining experience. The Blue River Bistro’s contemporary Italian-American fare features an amazing variety of award-winning gourmet pasta entrees, hearty hand-cut steaks, chicken entrees, fresh seafood and the chef’s daily specials. The entire menu is prepared with diligent care and expertise from high quality ingredients and is perfectly complimented by the casually sophisticated, high-energy ambiance. The Blue River Bistro also offers an extensive list of domestic and imported wines, as well as an impressive by the glass selection. The martini bar presents an unmatched premium martini menu, featuring 40 original martinis. Come and enjoy the exceptional late night appetizer and dessert menu with an evening cocktail and live jazz music.


305 N Main
Breckenridge, CO 80424
Phone: (970) 453-6974



Wine Recommendations: Bright and flavorful reds and light and lively whites

Steamed Mussels
New Zealand green lipped mussels in a white wine butter sauce (8.50)

Popcorn Shrimp
Rock shrimp fried in our cajun batter served with cocktail sauce (8)

Honey Cashew Encrusted Baked Brie
Served with crackers and fresh fruit (9.50)

Onion Straws
Thinly sliced onions, battered and fried (6.95)

Fried Mozzarella
Breaded mozzarella cheese, served with marinara sauce (6.95)

Classic – Baked in our garlic butter sauce
Bistro – Baked in blue cheese and garlic butter (8.25)

Crab Cakes
Served with a cilantro lime aoli (9.25)

Fried Calamari*
Our award winning recipe, served with cocktail sauce (8)

Fresh Mozzarella
Fresh mozzarella, roma tomatoes and artichokes, drizzled with basil oil, and crostini bread (6.75)

Artichoke Dip
Baked artichoke and spinach dip, served with toasted pita wedges (7.50)

White beans, kalamata olives, tomatoes, fresh basil, and goat cheese served atop crostini bread (7.25)

Toasted Jalapeño & Cheese Raviolis
Served with fresh tomato salsa, sour cream and avocado mousse (7.25)

Combo Platter

Artichoke dip, crab cake, bruschetta, and toasted raviolis (15.75)


Greek Salad
Feta cheese, kalamata olives, tomatoes, cucumbers and red onion
on a bed of mixed greens with pita bread (8)
Add tender, sweet bay shrimp or marinated tofu (2.75)

Caesar Salad
Mixed with our homemade Caesar dressing (made with fresh eggs) (8)
Add grilled lemon-peppered or Cajun spiced chicken (1.50)
Add bay shrimp (2.75)
Add grilled salmon (2.95)

Nicoise Salad
Grilled ahi tuna (served medium-rare), baby red potatoes, green beans,
kalamata olives, red onions, egg, tomatoes and capers (9.50)

Cobb Salad
Shredded chicken, blue cheese crumbles, bacon, tomatoes, and egg (8.50)


Tortellini Carbonara
Spinach pasta stuffed with cheese served in a garlic cream sauce
with prosciutto ham and green onions (14.75)
Wine Recommendations: Rich and round whites

Choice of alfredo, marinara, roasted red tomato pesto,
sun-dried tomato pesto or bolognese sauce (12.75)

Chicken Fettuccine
Cajun spiced chicken sauteed in a whole German mustard cream sauce
with mushrooms and green onions (15.50)
Wine Recommendations: Rich and round whites

Linguine Leonardo*
Sauteed chicken breast, mushrooms, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, in a white
wine sauce (16.25)
Wine Recommendations: Rich and round whites

Ravioli Bolognese
Veal and spinach raviolis in a hearty, spicy, meat sauce,
served topped with basil pesto and Parmesan cheese (15.50)
Wine Recommendations: Big and bold reds

Seafood Primavera*
Angel hair pasta tossed with prawns, scallops, crab meat, mushrooms,
tomatoes, green onions, and artichokes in a tomato cream sauce (18.50)
Wine Recommendations: Light and lively whites

Feta Fettuccine
Prawns, artichoke hearts, mushrooms, green onions,
with feta cheese in a wine sauce over fettuccine (16.25)
Wine Recommendations: Light and lively whites

Homemade Vegetarian Lasagne
Fennel, leeks, onions, mushrooms, spinach and grilled zuchinni in a garlic cream sauce
layered with ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheeses with our homemade marinara sauce (14.75)
Wine Recommendations: Big and bold reds

Angel Hair
Roasted garlic cloves, artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, green onions,
in a wine sauce over angel hair.
Added marinated tofu optional (14.50)
Wine Recommendations: Light and lively whites

Chicken Parmesan
Breaded and fried chicken breast baked with marinara and mozzarella cheese
served over a bed of linguine (15.50)
Wine Recommendations: Bright and flavorful reds

Eggplant Parmesan
Breaded and fried eggplant baked with marinara and
mozzarella cheese served over a bed of linguine (14.75)
Wine Recommendations: Big and bold reds

Homemade Meat Lasagne
Italian sausage, ricotta and mozzarella cheeses, baked in marinara sauce
and topped with Parmesan cheese (15)
Wine Recommendations: Big and bold reds

Shellfish Cioppino*
Shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, fresh fish, mushrooms, tomatoes, green onions
in a spicy garlic tomato broth over pasta (24)
Wine Recommendations: Bright and flavorful reds

Veal & Spinach Raviolis
Your choice of alfredo, marinara, pesto, sun-dried pesto, bolognese, or roasted red pepper sauce (14.25)


Ruby Red Trout
Preparation changes nightly. Server will describe the night selection (Market price)
Wine Recommendations: Light and lively whites

New York Strip
A 12 oz. hand cut steak, topped with a brandy mushroom sauce.
Served with potato of the night (23)
Wine Recommendations: Big and bold reds

Thai Chicken
Fresh herb marinated half chicken, grilled and served atop a cold oriental pasta salad. (16.25)
Wine Recommendations: Bright and flavorful reds

Sesame Ahi
Ahi tuna encrusted with sesames, cooked medium-rare served with grilled pineapple
and drizzled with a balsamic reduction. Served with orzo pasta (19.75)
Wine Recommendations: Rich and round whites

Pistachio Encrusted Salmon
Fresh salmon filet crusted with pistachios and topped with a tomato leek-beurre blanc sauce, served with orzo pasta (19.75)
Wine Recommendations: Rich and round whites

London Broil
Tender marinated steak sliced thinly and topped with a mushroom demi-glace,
served with the potato of the day (19)
Wine Recommendations: Big and bold reds

Chicken Picatta
Sauteed chicken breast served with capers and mushrooms in a garlic lemon white wine sauce, served with rice pilaf (18)
Wine Recommendations: Light and lively whites

* Taste of Breckenridge award-winning recipe


Dry Creek Fume’ Blanc Glass 7.75 Bottle 29
Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc Bottom 36
Glen Ellen Sauvignon Blanc Glass 5 Bottle 19
Meridian Sauvignon Blanc Bottle 23
Borgo Magredo Pinot Grigio Glass 7.25 Bottle 27
Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio Bottle 41
Mezza Corona Pinot Grigio Glass 5.75 Bottle 21
Bonny Doon Pacific Rim American Reisling Glass 6.50 Bottle 24
Beringer White Zinfindel Glass 5 Bottle 19


Edna Valley Chardonnay Bottle 42
Merryvale Starmont Chardonnay Bottle 48
Lindemans Chardonnay Bin 65 Glass 5 Bottle 19
Chateau St. Jean Chardonnay Bottle 27
St. Francis Chardonnay Glass 6.75 Bottle 25
JJ Vincent Pouilly Fuisse Bottle 33
RH Phillips Toasted Head Chardonnay Glass 8.75 Bottle 32
Ferrari Carano Chardonnay Bottle 66
Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay Russian River Ranches Bottle 39
Oxford Landing Viognier Limited Release Glass 7 Bottle 26


Anapamu Pinot Noir Glass 7.50 Bottle 28
Ramsay Pinot Noir Bottle 38
Echelon Pinot Noir Glass 8.50 Bottle 32
Firesteed Pinot Noir Glass 6.50 Bottle 24
Rocca Delle Macie Chianti Classico Glass 7.25 Bottle 27
Ricasoli Chianti San Ripolo Bottle 23
Vitiano Falseco Glass 6 Bottle 22
Louis Jadot Beaujoulais Village Bottle 23
J. Lohr Seven Oaks Cabernet Glass 7.75 Bottle 29
Caramenet Dynamite Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle 44
Santa Rita Cabernet Sauvignon Glass 5 Bottle 19
Lockwood Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle 34
St. Supery Meritage Bottle 86
Indigo Hills Cabernet Sauvignon Glass 6.50 Bottle 24
Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle 59
Opus One Bottle 195
Ravenswood Vinters Blend Zinfindel Glass 6.75 Bottle 25
Renwood Winery Amador Old Vine Zinfindel Bottle 46
Rancho Zabacco Dry Creek Valley Zinfindel Glass 9.50 Bottle 36
Rosemount Shiraz Bottle 26
Redbank Shiraz Glass 9 Bottle 33
Qupe Central coast Syrah Bottle 36
Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz-Cabernet Glass 7.25 Bottle 27
Estancia Merlot Glass 8.50 Bottle 32
St. Francis Merlot Bottle 54
Lindemans Merlot Glass 5 Bottle 19
Neibaum Coppola Estate Diamond Merlot Bottle 41
Indigo Hills Merlot Glass 6.75 Bottle 25


Roederer Estate Brut Bottle 42
Gloria Ferrer Brut Bottle 33
Gloria Ferrer Blanc de Noirs Bottle 33
Domaine Chandon Brut Popper 8.50 ~ 187 ml bottle
Nicolas Feuillate Rose Brut Premier Cru Bottle 58
Moet & Chandon White Star Bottle 69
Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut Bottle 78
Dom Perignon Bottle 195


Fonseca Bin 27 Glass 7.25 Bottle 40
Warre’s Oporto Otima 10 Year Old Tawny Glass 14.50 Bottle 58
Taylor Fladgate Late Bottle Vintage Glass 8.25 Bottle 46