Ambiance, taste and value
Variety is the name of the game in Cripple Creek’s dining options. An elegant candle-lit dinner, a crisp home-made pizza or a cold ice cream cone will taste great after a stroll on the streets of this historic mountain town. Try Bronco Billy’s for a $0.49 breakfast or Creation’s Everlasting for a tea room delight. Whatever you may be craving, you’ll find it in Cripple Creek. Browse through some of our great dining options below.
Complete your dining experience with a visit to one of our casinos!
Costello Street Coffee House in Florissant
Located on the northeast corner of U.S. Highway 24 and Teller County # 1, this is the starting point of the scenic Gold Belt Byway Tour. Only a short drive away from your Cripple Creek hub, this coffee house is a great place to stop for refreshment. Lovingly redecorated in the Victorian style, which it may once have enjoyed, it is a quiet and charming setting to enjoy a full coffee bar, pastries and desserts, tea and a sandwich menu. A Friday night dinner is served, as well as a Sunday breakfast buffet.
Down Under at the Midnight Rose Hotel & Casino
The Down Under is a fine-dining restaurant located in the Midnight Rose Hotel & Casino. Historic brick, a rich oak floor and low light provide a pleasing and romantic ambiance. The Down Under now features generous buffets four days a week, Thursdays through Sundays. Thursday features a Prime Rib Buffet from 4-10 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, a delicious Seafood Buffet is served from 4-10 p.m. and a Sunday Buffet is served from 4-10 p.m. Choose from an expansive wine selection and finish your dining experience with a decadent dessert. Visit the Down Under for a veritable cornucopia of delicious choices.
Located on the second floor of the Midnight Rose, Dynamite Dick’s has plenty of variety and provides you with a quick break without having to sacrifice on taste. Dynamite Dick’s features classic fare, including salads, soups, sandwiches, desserts and more. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner – all served by the friendliest staff.
Lombard’s Restaurant in the Double Eagle Casino is a great option if you’re looking for delicious, casual dining. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week. Lombard’s serves a variety of fare, including a full soup and salad bar, steaks, flame-broiled seafood, filets, pastas, burgers and specialty sandwiches. Be sure to check out the special menus for kids and seniors, as well as the wine menu featuring Colorado wines.
Located in the lower level of the Colorado Grande Casino, Cripple Creek’s famous Maggie’s Restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week, with a special children’s menu and a separate street entrance. The restaurant offers quality steaks, seafood and burgers in a classic, elegant restaurant setting. Parking is available on 3rd Avenue or in the casino’s lower parking lot.
McGill’s Pint & Platter
This Irish-themed restaurant is packed with lots of personality and a great menu. Patrons will first notice the amazing bar, beautiful facilities and unique decorations. Featuring a menu of classic all-American choices, the Pint & Platter is a great place to enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner. Start the morning with a traditional breakfast of eggs, bacon and hash browns. Lunch and dinner menus provide a variety of appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, ribs, fajitas, burritos and even mouth-watering steak. Be sure to ask for a specialty drink or a draft beer in a 20 oz. pub glass – the only place in Cripple Creek serving Guinness on tap.