Hey there, burger enthusiasts! We decided to tap into the burger wisdom of Owner Relations for their knowledge of the best burger in Breckenridge! Armed with their local know-how, we’re on a mission to uncover those mouthwatering hidden gems that make Breckenridge’s burger scene sizzle. Get ready to join us on this savory adventure as we chow down on burgers that embody the spirit of this mountain haven – no frills, just pure burger bliss!

McFatty Burger at Fatty’s

Jon’s Recommendation

All beef patty, lettuce, pickles, onion, American cheese, and special sauce. 1/2 pound, double burger, chicken, or black bean options. Served with fries, coleslaw, fruit, or substitute onion rings, cheese curds, sweet potato waffle fries, pasta salad, or house salad. 

Why Jon Recommends: With the McFatty Burger, every bite is an experience to remember, a decadent celebration of taste, texture, and sheer satisfaction.”


  • Location: 106 S. Ridge Street
  • Hours: Daily, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Cost: $16-$21

Forbidden Burger at Blue River Bistro

Hannah’s Recommendation

Red quinoa, lentil, and forbidden rice patty, balsamic grilled zucchini, pepper and onion, jalapeno-pineapple chutney. Served with choice of soup, salad, chips, or fries. 

Why Hannah recommends: “Many vegetarian options are lackluster, but the Forbidden Burger breaks the mold! Blue River Bistro really knocks this one out of the park and gives us herbivores a worthwhile option.”

  • Location: 305 N. Main Street
  • Hours: Daily, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Cost: $16

Longhorn Burger at Bird + Cow

Mitchell’s Recommendation

Double smash, American cheese, bacon, and fried egg. Served with fries, chips, or coleslaw. 

Why Mitchell recommends: “Oooooh! That one is good!”

  • Location: 113 S. Ridge Street
  • Hours: Daily, 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $17.50

French Onion Burger at Aurum

Aaron’s Recommendation

Caramelized onion jam, gruyere, roasted garlic aioli, lettuce, tomato, house pickle, fries.

Why Aaron recommends: “50% off during happy hour…enough said!”

  • Location: 209 S. Ridge Street
  • Hours: Daily, 4-10 p.m.
  • Happy Hour: 4-6 p.m.
  • Cost: $28 ($16 during Happy Hour)

Cheddar Burger at Gold Pan Saloon

Veronica’s Recommendation

7oz natural Colorado beef burger, melted cheddar. Served with fries or small salad, substitute garlic & herb fries.

Why Veronica recommends: “Substitute goat cheese, substitute arugula for lettuce, add bacon, and get the garlic fries! It might not exactly be on the menu, but once you eat it, you’ll wish it was!


  • Location: 103 N. Main Street
  • Hours: Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-2 a.m; Sunday 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
  • Cost: $15

Breck Distillery Smashburger at Breckenridge Distillery

Becca’s Recommendation

Special sauce, bread & butter pickles, sweet onion, shoestring potato, on brioche bun. 

Why Becca recommends: “Breck Distillery isn’t known for being inexpensive, but their unbeatable happy hour burger deal stands out. They make a really well-crafted burger at just $13.”

  • Location: 1925 Airport Road
  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Monday-Tuesday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Happy Hour: 2-5 p.m.
  • Cost: $13 (only available during happy hour)

Cali Club Burger at Ollie’s Pub & Grub

Caroline’s Recommendation

Colorado-raised Angus beef, avocado, bacon, pepper-jack, chipotle mayo, lettuce, tomato & onion. Served with fries.

Why Caroline recommends: What makes the Cali Club burger the most elite burger in Breckenridge is the high-quality Angus beef Ollie’s uses in all their burgers, combined with the smooth texture of the fresh avocado paired with the satisfying crunch of the bacon and lettuce. It’s a dredge party in your mouth.”

  • Location: 180 Jefferson Avenue
  • Hours: Daily 11 a.m.-12 a.m.
  • Happy Hour: Monday-Friday, 3-5 p.m. & 9-11 p.m.
  • Cost: $18

Steakhouse Burger at Kenosha

John’s Recommendation

House-ground ribeye, sirloin, and filet, hand pattied, topped with bacon-onion marmalade, double American cheese, crispy onion strings, and sriracha mayo. Served with one side. 

Why John recommends: “The steakhouse burger at Kenosha is delicious and high quality. The patty itself is a fantastic and hefty combination of ribeye, sirloin, and filet.”

  • Location: 301 S. Main Street
  • Hours: Daily, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Happy Hour: Daily, 3-6 p.m.
  • Cost: $19

BreckMac at Motherloaded Tavern

Brittany’s Recommendation

100% black Angus half-pound burger, American cheese, pickles, onion, lettuce, and special sauce. 

Why Brittany recommends: “Think Big Mac but WAY better! It’s everything you want in your classic cheeseburger.”

  • Location: 103 S. Main Street
  • Hours: Daily, 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
  • Happy Hour: Daily, 3-6 p.m.
  • Cost: $17

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