Dining and Nightlife in Leadville

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Casa Blanca Restaurant

Longstanding family-style Mexican restaurant open Mon-Sat, 10:30am-8pm.

118 E. 2nd Street — (719) 486-9969 — Facebook

Casa Sanchez 2

Another great Mexican mainstay, just a few blocks away. Open daily, 11am-9pm.

422 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-7927 — Website, Facebook

City on a Hill

A high-altitude coffee roastery, espresso bar, and café in Leadville, Colorado. Open daily from 6am-6pm. Nobody knows how the bicycle got up on top of the rafter like that, but there it is. CoH also operates an express location at 313 Harrison. It’s open Sat/Sun from 7am-12pm.

508 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-0797 — Website, Facebook

Cookies with Altitude

It’s cookie o’clock! Come in for coffee, cookies, donuts, bagels & breakfast burritos, fresh produce smoothies, soups, sandwiches, fudge, and more. Custom desserts also available for special events! Mon-Thurs 5am-4pm, Fri-Sat 5am-5pm, Sun 6am-3pm.

717 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-1026 — Website, Facebook

D’Love Gourmet

International gourmet coffee and ice cream shop featuring coffee drinks, ice cream, and snacks. Open daily from 8am-8pm.

605 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-2091 — Facebook


Gringo’s is a reasonably priced restaurant with Mexican and American fare. They have a dining room, a patio, and a drive-thru. And Pac-Man. Open daily 10:30am-10pm.

102 Mountain View Drive — (719) 486-3227 — Website, Facebook

High Mountain Pies

Cozy hometown spot for pizza, calzones, subs, salads, ribs, garlic bread, brownies, and cookies all made fresh daily! Build your own or choose from their creative selections. Excellent outdoor seating in warmer weather. Dine-in, pickup, and delivery available. Open 11am-10pm daily.

115 W. 4th Street — (719) 486-5555 — Website, Facebook

Pastime Bar & Café

Hamburgers, buffalo burgers, and hot wings. Famous 1878 saloon with Chinese bamboo bar and deck with scenic views. The Pastime is the last of the 64 saloons that used to line 2nd Street, Leadville’s old red light district. Open Tues-Sat 12pm-2am, Sun 8am-8pm.

120 W. 2nd Street — (719) 486-9434 — Facebook

Peak Pasta

A food truck serving pasta, antipasti, subs, gelato, and other Italian fare.

317 Harrison Avenue — (719) 398-1959

Periodic Brewing

Quite possibly the world’s highest craft brewery. Besides supremely excellent beer, PB also offers select wines, canned sodas, coffee, and a limited menu of gourmet snacks and pub fare. Okay to BYO food, but not alcohol (duh). Families welcome. Lounge and board games located upstairs. Mon-Thurs 3pm-9pm, Fri-Sun 12pm-10pm.

115 E. 7th Street — (720) 316-8144 — Website, Facebook

Pizza Hut

A place to obtain pizza if High Mountain Pies is closed. 11am-9pm daily.

2017 Poplar Street — (719) 486-3162 — Website

Quincys Steak & Spirits

Filet mignon, prime rib, cocktails, and more. Tues-Fri & Sun 5-9pm.

416 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-9765 — Website, Facebook

Silver Dollar Saloon

Historic saloon with breakfast, lunch specials, and happy hour. Rumored to be haunted, but what old building in Leadville isn’t? Sun-Mon & Wed-Thurs 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-1am.

315 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-9914 — Website, Facebook


It’s Subway.

903 Poplar Street — (719) 486-2855 — Website

Szechuan Taste 2

Featuring the best and only Chinese food in town, as far as we know.

500 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-0484 — Facebook

Tennessee Pass Café

Eclectic dining — breakfast, lunch, dinner, catering to go, dog-friendly patio, bar, great beer selection, etc. Open 11am-9pm daily. Not located at Tennessee Pass.

222 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-8101 — Website, Facebook

Tennessee Pass Cookhouse

Hike, snowshoe, or ski to a unique lunch or dinner experience in a yurt on top of Tennessee Pass. Reservations required.

259 County Road 29 — (719) 486-8114 — Website, Facebook

The Grill Bar & Café

Authentic Mexican foods and margaritas since 1965. Reservations accepted. Open 4-9pm Wed-Mon.

715 Elm Street — (719) 486-9930 — Website, Facebook

The Twin Lakes Inn Saloon

Colorado and American cuisine served 5-8:30pm every evening. Lunch starts at noon Fri-Sun. Reservations strongly recommended.

6435 E. State Hwy 82, Twin Lakes — (719) 486-7965 — Website

Treeline Kitchen

Upscale contemporary cuisine with a rotating menu and rooftop dining. Open daily 3:30-9pm.

615 Harrison Avenue — (719) 293-2200 — Website

Wild Bill’s Restaurant

Classic diner serving up a wildly delicious assortment of burgers, sandwiches, ice cream, and more. Remodeled and reopened January 2019. Open daily 11am-8pm.

200 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-0533 — Facebook

* Note: The above business hours and details should be mostly accurate as of 2/19/19. We recommend verifying them yourself before getting too far along with your dining and nightlife plans. Also, would you like to buy some Leadville real estate?

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