5 Glenwood Springs Restaurants Locals Love

Glenwood Springs restaurants are known for the rustic charm and lovely settings. People from all over the region travel to Glenwood Springs to sample its unique cuisines. BBOnline recommends the following restaurants as a must try.

1.  River’s Restaurant
2525 South Grand Avenue
Glenwood Springs, CO
(970) 928-8813
http://www.theriversrestaurant.com/

River’s Restaurant is considered a jewel amongst the Glenwood Springs Restaurants. This is a fine dining restaurant that has a spectacular view of the beautiful river. The deck-side dining is a fun way to enjoy meals at this chic restaurant. The signature dish at River’s Restaurant is the trout platter that has trout cooked in several ways. The grilled quesadilla, fried calamari and shrimp cocktail are a must try. If you wake up late on a Sunday then walk to this restaurant from your Glenwood Springs Inn for a scrumptious Sunday Brunch spread.

2. Riviera Restaurant
702 Grand Avenue
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3402
(970) 945-7692

This is a no-frills-attached restaurant known for its food and ambiance. This might come across as a plain Jane in comparison to the other Glenwood Springs Restaurants, but the quality of the food served at this restaurant is on par with the rest. You can enjoy the juicy burgers and extra large fries. The egg sandwich and popcorn chicken are a must try. The biscuits and fried chicken will take your dining experience to a whole new level.

3. Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse
308 7th Street
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
(970) 945-4619

Put an end to your craving for steak by leaving your Glenwood Springs Bed and Breakfast and stopping by at the Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse. This restaurant has won accolades for its world class food and wine. The beef, elk, lamb and seafood at Juicy Lucy’s Steakhouse is to die for. The steak is prepared as per your instruction and the meat simply melts in your mouth. This may turn into your regular eating place as the food is highly addictive due to its taste. The ambiance is highly energetic and casual.

4. Bayou Cajun Restaurant & Bar
919 Grand Avenue
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3601
(970) 945-1047

The Bayou Cajun Restaurant & Bar is a fun place to have a family dinner. This restaurant is known as a favorite local hangout due to its friendly staff and menu that boasts of local favorites like chicken wings and pies. The bartender makes sure that there is no empty glass in the restaurant and the wine and liquor collection is impressive. Try the fried chicken breast that is marinated in a blend of spices and batter fried. The separate kid's menu is designed innovatively to please the kids.

5. Italian Underground
715 Grand Avenue
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3401
(970) 945-6422

This is a small dining place located in the heart of Glenwood Springs. Even though it is small in size the restaurant has a huge fan following. The soups here are filled with flavor and the salad bar comes up with a new menu every day. The ravioli and risotto should not be missed at any cost.