Grand Lake Guidebook


Jump Start

1141 Grand Ave . 970-797-8236 
Open Daily 7am - 7pm

$ - Great coffee drinks, coffee accessories, loose leaf tea, & gifts

Blue Water Bakery

928 Grand Ave . (970) 627-5416
Open 7 days a week . Breakfast is served from 6am to 11:30am. Lunch is served from 11:30am to 3pm . Coffee, drinks and pastries available until 5pm

$$ - Great breakfast & lunch options! Enjoy your meal inside, at one of the several tables outside, or stroll down to the lake for a meal with a view. Try the Grizzled, Gnarly, Old, Granby Cowpoke Burrito!

The HUB Coffee & Cones

830 Grand Ave . 970-627-5095
Open Daily 6:30am - 7pm

$ - Great coffee drinks, wraps, ice cream

Fat Cat Cafe

916 Grand Ave . (970) 627-0900
Call for Seasonal Hours

$$ - Awesome breakfast buffet on the weekends. All the traditional fare and some regional items. Make sure to save room for a trip to the pie table! Tip: Get your name on the list early, they are very popular during peak seasons. 

Miyauchi's Snack Bar

1029 Lake Ave 
Open Daily (Summer Only) 11am - 8:30pm

$ - Perfect spot near the lake for a homemade icecream, snack, or lunch!

Polly's Sweet Shop

1106 Grand Ave 
Open Daily (Summer Only) 11am - 9pm

$ - Soft serve ice cream, salt water taffy, shaved ice. Try the Tiger's Blood (no tigers were harmed to make this flavor)

Dairy King

629 Grand Ave . (970) 627-3183
Open Daily (Summer Only) 11am - 10:30pm

$ - Classic snack bar. Great burgers, homemade fries & onion rings! Ice cream, shakes, & malts. Fast casual, indoor & outdoor seating, To Go.

Cy's Deli

717 Grand Ave . (970) 627 - 3354
(Summer Only) 8am - 4pm Mon Tues Weds Thurs Sun, 8am - 8pm Fri & Sat, Closed Tues

$ - Our favorite spot for a grab-n-go breakfast burrito. Great fresh sandwiches. Call ahead to place your order To Go. Indoor & Outdoor seating. Tip: Planning a picnic? Cy's will pack all your sides and sandwiches to go!

Sloopy's Grill

39 Co Rd 48 . (970) 627-8182
Open Daily (Call for seasonal hours) 11am - 7pm

$ - Just outside RMNP, Sloopy's is a great option before or after your adventures! Perfect for breakfast, lunch & dinner. To Go, Indoor & Outdoor seating.

White Buffalo Pizza (formerly Grumpy's Saloon)

913 Grand Ave . (970) 627-0123
Open Daily 11am - 2am

$$ - Delicious brick oven pizza, kid-friendly. See Yelp for a photo of the menu. To Go, indoor & some outdoor seating. Come back without the kids in the evening for adult beverages, games & music. 

Sagebrush BBQ & Grill

1101 Grand Ave . (970) 627-1404
7am - 9pm Mon, Tues, Weds, Thurs, Sun. 7am - 10pm Fri & Sat.

$$ - Open year round. Great family atmosphere. Menu has something for everyone - BBQ, burgers, steak, game, salads, sandwiches ... and there is a daily lunch & nightly dinner special. Can be very busy year round, call ahead.

Grand Pizza

1131 Grand Ave . (970) 627-8390
Call for hours

$$ - Apps, Pizza, Salads. Hours vary, call ahead. 

O-A Bistro

200 W Portal Rd (located in the lower level of Gateway Inn) . (970) 627-5080
Fri - Tues 7am - 11am, 4:30pm - 9pm. Closed Wed & Thurs. Call for seasonal hours.

$$ - O-A is our go to restaurant for date night or brunch! The food is exceptional, as is the wine list. Enjoy tapas on the patio overlooking Mt. Baldy, or indulge with a 2 or 6 course dinner. Dinner menu changes weekly, visit their website for current menu and holiday menus. Reservations recommended.

Stillwater Grill

9921 US-34 . (970) 627-4929
Wed - Sun 5pm - 9pm, closed Mon & Tues

$$ - Located just 12 minutes from the village. Delicious brick oven pizza, as well as French inspired cuisine. Call ahead or visit their website to see if there is live music or a special menu. Reservations recommended.


Grand Lake Bike Co.

347 West Portal Rd . (970) 364-0169
Opening May 18th - RSVP for grand opening here.

Rent cruiser bikes to explore the town, beach, neighborhoods, and take in the beautiful mountain scenery!

Walk-ins & reservations accepted. They'll even deliver your bikes right to your cabin!
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