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When the fresh powder begins to fall, those travelers who embrace the dropping temperatures and outdoor fun in the crisp air set their sights on stunning Steamboat Springs. This gem of a vacation destination in the heart of the Yampa Valley is certainly one of Colorado’s finest and a place that beckons to adventurers from near and far. Whether you’re one for skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, fat tire biking, or simply settling in and admiring the view of the snowy peaks, Steamboat Springs is a destination that caters to every winter traveler’s particular sense of style.

While getting out and exploring the snowy terrain promises to be a highlight of your Steamboat Springs stay, it’s also bound to lead to a ferocious appetite to attend to. Fortunately, for all its winter outdoor fun, ski resorts, and tantalizing terrain, it’s easy to find fantastic Steamboat Springs dining stops to enjoy! When you love to make the most of savory moments and can’t wait to add a hot winter meal to your list of must-do activities in Steamboat Springs, the following are a few destinations that you’ll want to be sure to enjoy while you’re in town!

Winona’s Restaurant

There’s something to be said about a cozy, and welcoming eatery where portion sizes are generous and the staff has a reputation for being friendly. When all of these defining features are important to making a winter meal in Steamboat Springs worth your while, then you’ll definitely enjoy time spent at Winona’s Restaurant. Situated at 617 Lincoln Avenue, Winona’s is open daily between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm making it the perfect place to settle in and savor the many flavors available whether you’re looking for a satisfying breakfast option or have your heart set on a mouthwatering brunch.

This café also functions as a bakery, providing those looking for a combination of savory and sweet options everything they’re craving and more! Winona’s Restaurant is easy to spot on Lincoln Avenue that’s to its colorful signage which features a coffee cup. Once you step inside, guests are invited to settle in at a table and browse the menu of versatile options at your leisure. Winona’s Restaurant serves up an abundance of coffee choices when you find yourself here in the morning hours or if you’re looking for a caffeine kick mid-day. Herbal teas, fresh-pressed juice, and lattes are also readily available upon request.

Those that are here for the breakfast selections will be able to pick and choose from options that include everything from cinnamon rolls and muffins to croissants, granola, and fresh fruit. For something a bit more robust, you can’t go wrong with the pancakes, French toast, waffles, or omelets! Of course, there are plenty of side options as well from fried eggs and bacon to sausage, hash browns, and beyond. The lunch crowd will enjoy trying selections that include specialty salads and soups paired with deli sandwiches, hoagies, grilled dishes, tacos, and wraps.

In light of current health and safety concerns, Winona’s Restaurant offers dine-in options paired with take-away as well as curb-side pick up when you’d prefer to enjoy your savory meal in the comfort of a vacation rental while you’re in town.

Rex’s American Grill and Bar

Sometimes, the perfect winter meal features the best of American favorites and when you’re looking forward to sinking your teeth into a piled-high burger paired with just the right craft beer, Rex’s American Grill and Bar is the way to go. This Steamboat Springs fan-favorite stop is located at 3190 S. Lincoln Avenue and provides savory service to guests daily between 6:30 am and 11:00 pm.

The atmosphere at Rex’s American Grill and Bar is decidedly friendly and laid-back, but it’s the versatile and comfort-food-focused menu that’s bound to delight with every visit! While a grab and go breakfast is always an option for the early morning arrival, Rex’s American Grill and Bar features some inspiring mid-day and dinner options that include everything from brick-oven pizzas and fried chicken options to savory burgers, mac-n-cheese, ribeye, and salmon dishes just to name a few! Rex’s American Grill and Bar offers up a full kid’s menu as well making it a great choice when you’re in town with the entire family. Of course, you won’t want to forget to order up a slice of coconut cream pie when you’re looking to end your meal on a sweet note. Currently, the dining room at Rex’s is closed but the restaurant happily offers up both take-away and convenient delivery options when you’re excited to make the most of the menu!

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There’s nothing like a winter adventure in Steamboat Springs and when you’re here, you deserve the luxurious and comfortable accommodations to match. Let the team at Elevated Properties get you settled in just the right rental so you can focus on the fun. Contact us today to learn more!