Breckenridge Family Restaurants: Top 6 Places to Take Children
There are dozens of Breckenridge family restaurants that offer great food, fun environments and casual atmospheres. In Breck, families will also find places that serve everything from traditional favorites to dishes infused with local flavors. With so many options, it may seem difficult to decide where to dine, especially when little ones know exactly what they want. To make the decision process easier, we rounded up our favorite Breckenridge family restaurants that both parents and children will enjoy.
Top 6 Breckenridge Family Restaurants for Children
Doubling as a top breakfast and dessert spot, Crepes A La Cart serves handmade crepes at an affordable price all day long. Start the day and let the whole family pick from nearly 10 breakfast crepe options. Kids can select from simple options such as the American classic packed full of bacon, egg and cheddar cheese. For those with hungrier appetites, try the Summit Breckfast, which features a fried egg, roast beef, bacon, mushrooms and Hollandaise sauce. Don’t forget to satisfy those who want something sweet with the Vermont made with Vermont syrup and powdered sugar. In addition to a large crepe selection, families can take them to-go as they head for the slopes first thing in the morning.
Best Breck Burgers
Empire Burger ranks among the top Breckenridge family restaurants and best burger spots according to online reviewers. This laid-back restaurant serves nearly a dozen different types of burgers. The burgers are so good, the restaurant has been voted as having the best burger in Summit County every year since 2007.
Children can order one with beef, buffalo or turkey patties, and top them with a variety of cheeses, other meats and sauces. Those not in a burger-mood have additional options including chicken tenders, hot dogs, tacos, sandwiches, salads and sides. Empire Burger opens daily for lunch and dinner at 11 a.m., and stays open until 1 a.m.
No family restaurant list would feel complete without a top place for pizza. Giampietro Pizzeria has served rich Italian flavors for generations, and everything is made in-house including the sauces and salad dressings. Families can pick from single slices to full 16-inch pizzas with their favorite toppings. Popular pizzas range from a New York style with everything on it to simple one-topping Sicilian deep dishes. Pasta lovers will also find a large selection of menu items such as spaghetti, ravioli and baked ziti.
Giampietro Pizzeria also offers visitors a family-style to-go option with six portions of an entree, appetizer and dessert. Please note that the restaurant requires a 24-hour notice on all family-style orders.
Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant specializes in traditional Mexican dishes and award-winning specialties. Start the meal with homemade tortilla chips and three salsas, all made fresh daily. Then select a hearty dish perfect for lunch or dinner. Menu items include house favorites, specialty tacos, burgers and tortas, burritos, enchiladas, and more. Kids will enjoy ordering their favorite tacos or something al la carta, which offer small servings and lower prices.
Seafood in Breck
The Lost Cajun brings Louisiana-style cooking and flavors to Breckenridge. The restaurant offers different types of gumbo, full seafood plates, Cajun classics, Po Boys and smaller baskets. If you love Southern flavor and some spice, this is the place to visit. Kids can order off the main menu, but also off the kids’ menu, which has catfish, chicken tenders, shrimp, fries and shrimp spaghetti.
Families may also try the family-to-go option with sizes suitable for groups as small as two and as large as 15. To-go options feature gumbo, red beans and rice, crawfish etouffee and lobster bisque. Reviewers also praise The Lost Cajun for its beignets, a fried pastry treat topped with powered sugar. Fun fact: They are so popular guests try to save room for them.
Save Room for Dessert
Vacations are all about family time and splurging, so stop by Mountain Top Cookie Shop to satisfy that sweet tooth. This restaurant remains among top Breckenridge family restaurants and has been family-owned and -operated for more than 10 years. Visitors will enjoy the fresh cookie aroma as they enter the shop, and can choose from regular, sandwich and dipped cookies. Popular options include the ebony and ivory, M&M and salted caramel chocolate. Those looking to branch out should taste the double fudge white chip and peanut butter dream. To take sweetness to the next level, order a rainbow peak or snookie.
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