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Idaho Springs offers a lot of interesting dining options to choose from. For an authentic western dining experience, check out the Westbound & Down / The Buffalo Restaurant and Bar. Located in the heart of gold mining country, the Buffalo restaurant is a combination of four buildings each with their own rich history and legend. The main building is the core and the others serve as feed stores, hotels, and a recording studio. There is also an antique back bar where Billy the Kid was a frequent visitor. Staying true to an antique western atmosphere, the Buffalo Restaurant houses one of the most incredible collections of antique signs in the area. For a different dining option, visitors should stop by the Tommyknocker brewery and restaurant. Here, visitors can taste countless craft beers while dining in an old school mountain town brewery. The Tommyknocker is famous for its delicious craft beers and homemade sodas. The menu is perfect for all ages and tastes and is the perfect place to take the family after a fun filled day in the Rocky Mountain outdoors.



Dining in the Buena Vista area is sure to be a treat as there are many options for all tastes. The Eddyline restaurant and Brewpub is an excellent option for those looking for tasty craft beers and a casual atmosphere. The menu at Eddyline is perfect as it offers a wide variety of dishes that would please even the pickiest eater. Each dish is presented beautifully and generously proportioned. All dishes come at a very affordable price making this dining option and all around great value.