In-Park Dining

If all that adventure has built up your appetite, just visit one of our dining areas for some flavorful food to get you back into the action. Rest & refuel while you enjoy the stunning sights around you!

Don’t forget to stay hydrated at this high elevation!

Café 1230

Ever eaten pizza 1,230 feet above a roaring river and extraordinary gorge? Have a slice at Café 1230, one of the most scenic restaurants in Colorado. Dig in to our award-winning chef’s menu, which also features favorites like the “Cheesy Big Boy” burger, chicken tenders, veggie burger, signature salad, and the Whistlin’ Dixie Fried Chicken Sammy. Wash it down with a selection of cocktails and brews from Bristol Brewery.

You can cozy up by the fireplace or sit out on the open patio. Either way, your hunger will be satisfied.

Hours: Open during Park hours

Location: Visitor Center

Our Suggestion: Pizza

Bridge View BBQ

Sometimes on the south side of the Bridge you can smell the aroma of smoked meat wafting through the breeze. The reason? Bridge View BBQ, where a whole smorgasbord of southern cooking is at your fingertips. Stop in for a cut of their brisket, delicious sammies, cheesy potatoes, black beans and more. You can order single meals or go family-style and get three homemade fixin’s, a whole pound of your choice of BBQ and a selection of special sauces. All meat is smoked in-house with a secret rub.

Complete your feast with a delicious Bristol Beer Brew and leave your stomach speechless.

Hours: Seasonal

Location: South side of the Bridge

Our Suggestions: Smoked brisket, cheesy potatoes, black beans

Cliff Side Patio

Enjoy a peaceful view and snacks for all ages at Cliff Side Patio. This picnic and seating area looks out on one of the best views in the Park. Savor a cool ice cream or ICEE on a hot day. Or munch on some cotton candy or popcorn. And for you adults, try a glass of local wine from The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey right here in Cañon City.

Take a sip. Have a bite. Soak in the scenery.

Hours: Seasonal

Location: Between the Visitor Center and the Bridge

Our Suggestion: Soft serve twisted ice cream in a waffle cone