Dining and Nightlife

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Cloud City

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Buchi Cafe Cubano

Cuban style sandwiches, coffee & cocktails. Open Thurs – Mondays, 8am-3pm.

401 Harrison Avenue — (719) 917-8188 — Website

Casa Blanca

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 — WebsiteFacebook

City on a Hill

A sustainable retail specialty coffee shop and wholesale coffee roasting business, plus breakfast, lunch, pastries, locally made gifts, and art gallery. Excellent atmosphere for friends or a good book! Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

508 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-0797 — WebsiteFacebook

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 — WebsiteFacebook

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 — WebsiteFacebook

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 — WebsiteFacebook


Food truck serving up a variety of freshly made sandwiches, burgers, grilled cheese, pastas, breakfasts, and desserts. Open Sun – Thurs, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays & Saturdays 7 a.m. to midnight.

Corner of Harrison & West 4th — (719) 398-1959

The Manhattan

The High Altitude Thirst Aid Center of Leadville! Check their facebook page for karaoke schedule, weeknight specials, or hop in weekend mornings for Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas & Screwdrivers. Open 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily.

618 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-2880 —  Facebook

Pastime Bar & Café

Leadville’s Historic Pastime Bar & Cafe was built in 1878 and was known as the Atheneum Theatre, a dance hall and gambling saloon. It is now the last existing saloon on old State Street (W 2nd) where there was once 64 saloons. Voted “Best Burgers in Town” 11 years in a row! Open Tues-Sun: 12:00 p.m. to close.

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

Periodic Brewing

World’s Highest Craft Brewery! We brew our own beers on the premises. You can sit and enjoy some pints in house or take crowlers and growlers to go. Additionally, we offer a full menu of gourmet snacks and pub fare to enjoy with your craft beer. Families are welcome. Mon-Thu: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm; Fri-Sun: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

115 E. 7th Street — (720) 316-8144 — WebsiteFacebook

Pizza Hut

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

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

Quincy’s Steak & Spirits

Come for Filet Mignon Sunday-Thursday or Prime Rib Friday & Saturday. Fresh, hot vegetarian lasagna option available also. Dinners include baked potato, salad with specialty house dressing, and soft, sweet bakery bread. New lunch menu also available. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

416 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-9765 — WebsiteFacebook

Scarlet Tavern

The Scarlet was voted Leadville’s Favorite Tavern by Herald Democrat Readers 9 years in a row! Great venue for live music on select weekends, pool tables, foosball & other games, and a wide selection of Colorado craft brews on tap. Drink specials on weekdays. Mon-Sat: 3:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m., Sun: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

326 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-9928 —  Facebook

Silver Dollar Saloon

Established in 1879, the Silver Dollar is the second oldest saloon in Colorado, with original tile floor and custom made bar with original diamond dust mirrors! Come in and enjoy a drink, gourmet food, and great company. Breakfast, lunch & dinner served all day. Open 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. daily.

315 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-9914 — WebsiteFacebook


You know Subway. Open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

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

222 Harrison Avenue — (719) 486-8101 — WebsiteFacebook

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 — WebsiteFacebook

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

Enjoy a fresh, gourmet, locally sourced menu, full bar, and nightly specials. Indoor seating, courtyard with fire pit, and a rooftop with the best views in town! Open for dinner every day, starting with happy hour at 3:30 pm.

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 Wednesday -Sunday 11am-8pm.

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

* Note: The above business hours and details should be accurate as of 9/19/19. 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?