6 Frisco Restaurants That Keep Hungry Travelers Coming Back
Frisco, Colorado, sits at the southwest tip of the Dillon Reservoir in Summit County. This small town packs a big punch when it comes to outdoor recreation, which keeps everyone active – and hungry. And there are plenty of places ready to help them fill up. To showcase some of the best, we rounded up six Frisco restaurants travelers can’t resist. Check them out.
Top Frisco Restaurants: 6 Places to Dig In and Recharge
Breakfast/Coffee: Sugar Lips Mini Donuts
It doesn’t get sweeter than mini donuts and a hot cup of coffee. That’s what people find at Sugar Lips Mini Donuts, a locally owned shop that specializes in made-to-order mini donuts. This picturesque restaurant in nearby Copper Mountain Resort offers half-dozen and dozen boxes with classic and indulgent toppings. Try them with powdered sugar, or drizzle them with chocolate and sprinkles. Grab breakfast, a cup of Joe, and sit outside to enjoy the fresh mountain air.
Breakfast: Butterhorn Bakery and Cafe
Open only for breakfast and lunch, Butterhorn Bakery and Cafe serves fresh-baked goodies and custom drinks made every day. For over 40 years, Butterhorn has delighted visitors with their vast breakfast and lunch menu options.
To start the day, enjoy frittatas, biscuits and gravy, skillets, and breakfast burritos. Or sweeten the meal with a stack of pancakes or French toast. Lunch brings a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps. Butterhorn sits directly on the main strip in Frisco, providing plenty of scenic views and people-watching opportunities.
Spicy: The Lost Cajun
The Lost Cajun is a casual chain restaurant with six locations in Colorado. The first restaurant opened on Main Street in Frisco, bringing everything Cajun to Summit County – even New Orleans flavors. Visit The Lost Cajun during lunch or dinner, and find a large selection of Louisiana favorites. Its menu features fried seafood, six kinds of gumbo, jambalaya and po boys. During warmer months, diners can sit outside and enjoy a picnic-style meal in the sunshine.
Fine-dining: Vinny’s Euro American Restaurant
For fine dining in Frisco, head to Vinny’s Euro American Restaurant on Main Street. The restaurant focuses on Euro-American dishes made with organic and local ingredients. Visitors can sit in the elegant dining room or relax outside in the courtyard. Either way, diners enjoy an intimate setting paired with flavorful creations.
Vinny’s opens for late lunch and dinner, and reservations are recommended. For dinner, select from entrees made with all-natural, hormone-free meats, including beef, chicken, duck and lamb. Pasta dishes range from organic noodle vegetable lasagna to bolognese ragu over linguini.
Casual: Silverheels Bar and Grill
Benches, outdoor tables and colorful flowers welcome diners to Silverheels Bar and Grill. Silverheels specializes in Colorado cuisine such as burgers, seafood, steaks and more.
Those looking for a good lunch will find soups, sandwiches, burgers, wraps and entrees. Or enjoy dinner with loved ones and try a house specialty. Meat lovers will find chicken, beef, pork and duck. For a fresh seafood option, try one of the Rocky Mountain trout dishes or catch of the day. Silverheels also ranks as a must for tasty burgers. Sit outside or pick a table indoors that offers views of Main Street.
Pizza: Peppino’s Pizza and Subs
Known as Frisco’s local pizza shop, Peppino’s Pizza and Subs ranks as a go-to for homemade pizza. With a focus on freshness, Peppino’s makes pizzas based on customer request and offers specialty pizzas for all tastes.
Over a dozen themed pizzas await or build one the group will love. Diners find meat and all-veggie options, and gluten-free crust is available. In addition to pizza, Peppino’s serves subs, gyros, pasta, calzones and strombolis. Even better, the restaurant also allows customers to pick-up orders and delivers to certain areas.
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