Ouray County is not home to any restaurant chains or franchises. Small, independent restaurateurs developed the cuisine and dining concepts from years of experience and loads of hard work. Local chefs develop their own menus and so dining in Ouray is a very new experience for many. Please know that Ouray Colorado dishes up some divine culinary options should you desire some perfect vacation getaway at an affordable price. The following list outlines some of the restaurants in Ouray and we recommend these choices wholeheartedly.
Select Ouray Restaurants
Bon Ton – A delicious and intimate dining choice where you can experience upscale casual dining with an Italian flair, serving prime Angus steaks, fresh seafood and pasta, complemented by a Wine Spectator award-winning wine list, and Martini bar.
Brickhouse 737– Offering contemporary American Cuisine that focuses on community, farm fresh ingredients and hospitality inspired dishes, the Brickhouse 737 offers cuisine that is both approachable and creative.
Camp-Bell’s Cajun Cuisine– Serving all American style breakfast options, and a variety of Cajun style sandwiches and dishes, ranging from authentic Po’Boys to Fried Catfish and Hush puppies as well as take-out BBQ.
Goldbelt Bar and Grill – Classic American fare including sandwiches, salads and pizza. The Goldbelt make their homemade pizza dough and marinara sauce daily. The french fries are handcut in-house and made fresh daily. There is ample outdoor seating for those bright, sunny winter days and all summer long. The Goldbelt Bar and Grill has domestic and microbrew beer on-tap, a large selection of beers in bottles and many assorted wines.
O’Briens Pub – Offering homemade Irish-American cuisine and a full bar, including Guinness on tap, as well as an assortment of microbrews. The menu includes Irish Eggrolls, Scottish Eggs, Guiness Stew, Fish & Chips and other Irish specialties.
Ouray Brewery – The Ouray Brewery has three levels — with fine food and outstanding craft brews offered on each floor. Level one houses the kitchen and intimate pub. Level two offers the main dining area and brewery. And level three boasts the only rooftop patio in the “Switzerland of America” — Ouray, Colorado. The menu includes gluten free specialties too as well as some variations to typical pub grub!
Outlaw – The Outlaw has a complete menu of aged steaks, prime rib, crab, lobster, vegetarian options and kids menu. The Outlaw has the perfect wine list too. Voted best steaks in Ouray county. On the weekends in winter and nightly in the summer, enjoy the saloon piano playing for a great evening of fun.
Red Mountain Brewing – Offering what Chef/Owner John Warren describes as “American comfort food with international influences”, RMB aims to serve a rotating menu of creative cuisine paired with exceptional in house brews.
Thai Chili Ouray – Using only the freshest ingredients, Thai Chili offers a variety of excellent Thai Cuisine. With an online menu for quicker service, this little restaurant is sure to please!
You can also enjoy one of the four breweries in Ouray County. If your road trip takes on a larger scale, be sure to utilize the SW Colorado Brewery Tour to scout out the latest and greatest local breweries and pubs.