Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Cloud City
Hungry for food and fun in Leadville?
Be hungry no more:
Buchi Cafe Cubano
Cuban style sandwiches, coffee & cocktails. Open Thurs – Mondays, 8am-3pm.
401 Harrison Avenue — (719) 917-8188 — Website
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 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.
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.
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 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
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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