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 also have 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 easier, here are some favorite Breckenridge family restaurants both parents and children 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.
Those with hungrier appetites should try Summit Breckfast, which features a fried egg, roast beef, bacon, mushrooms and Hollandaise sauce. Don’t forget to satisfy those sweet teeth 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.
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 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.
Top Pizza Place
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 to simple one-topping Sicilian deep dishes. Pasta lovers also have 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 the restaurant requires 24-hour notice on all family-style orders.
Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant specializes in traditional Mexican dishes and award-winning specialties. Start with homemade tortilla chips and three salsas, all made fresh daily. Then select a hearty dish for lunch or dinner.
Menu items include house favorites, specialty tacos, burgers and tortas, burritos, enchiladas, and lots more options. Kids 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 — all complete with Southern flavor and some spice. Kids can order off the main menu or kids’ menu, which has catfish, chicken tenders, shrimp, fries and shrimp spaghetti.
Additionally, families also have a 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. Diners also praise The Lost Cajun for its beignets, a fried pastry treat topped with powered sugar.
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 the top Breckenridge family restaurants and has been family-owned and -operated for more than 10 years.
Visitors experience the fresh cookie aroma as they enter the shop, and 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 sample the double fudge white chip and peanut butter dream. To amp up the sweetness, order a rainbow peak or snookie.
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