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!
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 a bacon cheeseburger, chicken tenders, veggie burger, signature salad, or the pork green chili nachos. 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.
Gluten free options: Grilled chicken sandwich, hamburgers and cheeseburgers, veggie burgers, pizza and salads.
Hours: Open during Park hours Location: Visitor Center Our Suggestion: Pizza or a bacon burger!
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 brisket or pork sammy, delicious ribs or sausage links and a choice of side. All meat is smoked in-house with a secret rub. Complete your feast with a delicious Bristol Beer Brew or an old fashioned root beer float and leave your stomach speechless. Hours: Seasonal Location: South side of the Bridge Our Suggestions: Ribs, baked beans and a stuffed potato!
Grill on the Hill
If you enjoy listening to live music from a shaded deck while you enjoy mouthwatering cuisine and a cold drink, Grill on the Hill is for you. As close as you can get to your own backyard gatherings but with someone else manning the grill. Chill on the deck or get close to the musicians on the grassy lawn of the amphitheater.
Hours: Seasonal Location: South side of the Bridge, across from Elk Park Amphitheater Our Suggestions: Florence Italian Sausage with all the fix’ns and an ice cold brew.
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. 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