13 Unbeatable Dining Options in Winter Park

Whether you’re hitting the slopes or hanging out a little closer to sea level, you’re bound to work up an appetite while adventuring in Winter Park. Thankfully, there’s a lot of delicious dining options in Winter Park, perfect for families or date nights.

Where to Eat in Winter Park

Your Winter Park real estate may exclusively serve as your second home, or you might rent it out to guests. Either way, be sure you have this list of Winter Park restaurants available to make it easier to decide on dinner.

Family-Friendly Dining

It’s nice having options for eating out with the family, including sit-down as well as grab-and-go. Chances are, you purchased Winter Park real estate as a way to provide your family with a fun vacation spot; having great places to eat is part of the package!

Waffle Cabin

With locations both at the base of ski lifts and in the village, Waffle Cabin is a great option for breakfast or snacks. The lift locations (Gemini and Olympia) are usually closed during the summer, but the Waffle Cabin in Winter Park is open year-round. Pair a Belgian, liège-style waffle with a hot or cold drink, and you’ll be fueled up for fun.

Sunspot Mountaintop Lodge

Another great dining option in Winter Park is the Sunspot Mountaintop Lodge. Located at the top of Winter Park Mountain, the Lodge includes a delicious view with your meal at no extra charge. Offering table dining or to-go orders, Sunspot is also open during both the summer and winter months and includes a Happy Hour on select days.

Rudi’s Deli

For dine-in or take-out, Rudi’s has a variety for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. From soups and sandwiches to kid-friendly fare and drinks, there’s something for everyone. Open daily on US Highway 40 in Winter Park.

Pizza Pedal’r

Can you ever go wrong with pizza? This pizzeria offers slices or whole pies via online or over-the-phone ordering. Everything is made to order, ensuring freshness and quality. Located in the Winter Park Base area, Pizza Pedal’r is typically open for lunch and dinner.

Casa Mexico

Locals and visitors love Casa Mexico thanks to its homemade, flavorful dishes. Treat the whole family to tacos, chips and salsa, and even seafood at this Cooper Creek Square restaurant. Open for lunch and dinner, and you can also order delivery through third-party operators. 

Date Night Dining

Winter Park Colorado is known for its real estate, and it also offers fine dining for the perfect date night. Après-ski, enjoy your tête-à-tête at one of the following.

Vertical Bistro & Tap

In the Village of the Winter Park base area, Vertical Bistro offers small plates, lunch, and dinner dining options. Indoor and outdoor seating allow you to soak up the mountain atmosphere while also enjoying signature drinks and fine dining for date night.

Sushi Nama

Located in Cooper Creek Square, you’ll find the finest sushi in Winter Park at Sushi Nama. Sushi Nama also boasts a summer grill menu and a Happy Hour menu. Open primarily for dinner, you can also get takeout, curbside pickup, and delivery.

Five Mountain Tavern

Inside the Vintage Hotel, you’ll find Five Mountain Tavern. Catering to vegetarian, dairy-free, and gluten-free diners, you can enjoy apps, salads, and signature bowls at the Tavern. Take advantage of date-night Happy Hour from 3 – 7 with refreshing cocktails and craft beer.


Tired after a long day of biking? Not ready to leave your cozy mountain home to get a jump on the weekend? Go ahead and order take-out or delivery from some of the best restaurants in Winter Park. From meals to snacks, these options offer variety.

Doc’s Roadhouse

Across from the gondola in Winter Park you’ll find Doc’s Roadhouse. However, you don’t have to leave your own house in order to enjoy this classic comfort food. Featuring BBQ and beers, Doc’s offers to-go orders as well as delivery for lunch and dinner. The menu includes zesty apps, pulled pork, and burgers.

Goodys Mountain Creperie

Satisfy your sweet tooth with delivery from Goodys Creperie. They serve up breakfast all day, as well as burgers, wraps, and salads. Goodys also has a selection of Italian soda, ice cream, and, of course, crepes. 

Deno’s Mountain Bistro

Don’t settle for fast food when you can get Mediterranean steak delivered to you! Deno’s Bistro is open for lunch (select days) and dinner in Winter Park, and they even offer a kid-friendly menu. You can’t go wrong with chicken wings, charcuterie platters, or a signature steak.

Sharky’s Eatery

For breakfast and brunch, order from Sharky’s in the Fraser/Winter Park area. Serving Southwest-style dishes alongside American breakfasts, you can enjoy a hearty serving of biscuits and gravy or huevos rancheros.

Durbar Nepalese and Indian Bistro

Located in Cooper Creek, this Nepalese restaurant in Winter Park offers appetizers, soups and salads, tandoori breads, and an array of entrees. From curry to kebabs, you’ll also have your choice of vegetarian dishes. Durbar Nepalese and Indian Bistro is opened for lunch (select days) and dinner (select days).

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