Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Cloud City
Hungry for food and fun in Leadville?
Be hungry no more:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
A food truck serving pasta, antipasti, subs, gelato, and other Italian fare.
317 Harrison Avenue — (719) 398-1959
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tennessee Pass Cookhouse
Hike, snowshoe, or ski to a unique lunch or dinner experience in a yurt on top of Tennessee Pass. Reservations required.
The Grill Bar & Café
Authentic Mexican foods and margaritas since 1965. Reservations accepted. Open 4-9pm Wed-Mon.
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
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?