Dining & Nightlife

Find out where the locals go to eat, drink, and be merry in Cloud City: coffee shops, restaurants, bars - and don't forget the grocery store when it's time to pack food for an exciting excursion.

Buchi Cafe Cubano

Traditional Cuban Coffee, Pressed Breakfast & Lunch Sandwiches, and Cocktails. To-go orders, indoor and outdoor seating available. Open 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Thursday-Monday.
Location: 401 Harrison Ave
Phone: 719-917-8188

City on a Hill Coffee & Espresso

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.
Location: 508 Harrison Ave.
Phone: 719-486-0797

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-Thu: 5:00 am - 4:00 pm, Fri-Sat: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm, Sun: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Location: 717 Harrison Ave.
Phone: 719-486-1026

D`Love Gourmet Coffee & Ice Cream

Coffee, espresso, lattes, ice coffees, smoothies, ice cream, snacks, and free WiFi. Hours vary depending on season.
Location: 605 Harrison Ave.
Phone: 719-486-2091

Casa Blanca

Serving authentic Mexican cuisine complimented by great margaritas, beer, and wine. Voted Best Mexican Food and Best Green Chile by readers of the Herald Democrat. Open Monday - Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: 118 East 2nd St.
Phone: 719-486-9969

Casa Sanchez II

Mexican & Latin American Cuisine, Full Bar. Open Mon - Fri, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m, Weekends 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: 422 Harrison Ave.
Phone: 719-486-7927

Dayton Room, Twin Lakes Inn

The Dayton Room at the Inn takes its title from the original name - Dayton - given to Twin Lakes Village back in the 1800s. Our capable kitchen and service staff make sure that every guest enjoys a relaxed and scrumptious fine dining experience. Our meals feature comfortable Colorado cuisine served just the way you love it!
Location: 6435 East Hwy 82, Twin Lakes
Phone: 719-486-7965


Gringo`s is a reasonably priced restaurant with Mexican and American fare. They have a dining room, a patio, and a drive-thru. Burgers, chicken nuggets, tacos, chile rellenos, burritos, fries, nachos, ice cream, milkshakes, and more! Open 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Location: 102 Mountain View Dr.
Phone: 719-486-3227

High Mountain Pies

Cozy & fresh hometown spot for pizza, calzones, subs, salads, wings, ribs, garlic bread, brownies & cookies all made fresh daily! Build your own or choose from their creative selections. Excellent outdoor seating in warmer weather, dine-in, pick-up, and delivery available. Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Location: 115 W 4th St.
Phone: 719-486-5555


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.
Location: Corner of Harrison & West 4th.
Phone: 719-398-1959

Pizza Hut

Family-friendly chain known for its made-to-order pizzas & chicken wings. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Location: 2017 N Poplar St.
Phone: 719-486-3162

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.
Location: 416 Harrison Ave.
Phone: 719-486-9765


Casual counter-serve chain for build-your-own sandwiches & salads, with health-conscious options. Open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Location: 903 Poplar St.
Phone: 719-486-2855

Szechuan Taste II

Chinese & Thai food for dine-in or carry-out. Open Daily.
Location: 500 Harrison Ave.
Phone: 719-486-0484

Tennessee Pass Cafe

Tennessee Pass Cafe uses organic, locally-sourced ingredients wherever possible to create delicious plates that feed your soul after your mountain adventures. Think local mountain vibe meets metropolitan quality. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: 222 Harrison Ave.
Phone: (719) 486-8101

Tennessee Pass Cookhouse

Hungry for an exceptional dining experience above and beyond the metro-cuisine scene? Take a refreshing one mile hike to the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse at the base of Ski Cooper and savor elegant dining in an idyllic backcountry setting. Lunch and dinner are by reservation only.
Location: East Tennessee Rd.
Phone: 719-486-8114

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! Check website for live music schedule, rooftop yoga, and other special events. Open for dinner every day, starting with happy hour at 3:30 pm.
Location: 615 Harrison Ave, Ste A
Phone: 719-293-2200

Wild Bill`s Restaurant

Burgers & Veggie Burgers, Chicken Strips, Fries, Ice Cream, Milkshakes & More! Good For Groups & Kids, Eat-In, Take Out, Free WiFi and Outdoor Seating with Mountain Views. Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
Location: 200 Harrison Ave.
Phone: 719-486-0533

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.
Location: 618 Harrison Ave.
Phone: 719-486-2880

Pastime Bar & Cafe

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! Tues-Sun: 12:00 p.m. to close.
Location: 120 West 2nd St.
Phone: 719-486-9434

Periodic Brewery

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
Location: 115 E 7th St, Leadville CO
Phone: 720-864-1012

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. Guests are welcome to bring food in, such as from High Mountain Pies or Melt food truck across the street. Mon-Sat: 3:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m., Sun: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location: 326 Harrison Ave.
Phone: 719-486-9928

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.
Location: 315 Harrison Ave.
Phone: 719-486-9914


Your one-stop-shop for grocery & produce items, deli, pharmacy, bakery, florist, home necessities, and don`t forget the Red Box for movies! Open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Location: 1900 Poplar Way, Leadville CO
Phone: (719) 486-0795

El Mercadito

The Little Market is a small, convenient downtown grocery offering primarily Mexican goods. Fresh groceries, fruits, vegetables, sweets, and more! Open daily from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. (7 p.m. Sundays.)
Location: 500 Harrison Ave, Unit 2
Phone: 719-293-2930