What do you think of when you hear the expression Great Plates? For many, it’s the meal that you’ll savor the most while you’re eating it and certainly when you reflect on your time spent at Summit County, CO, restaurants. Local chefs often refer to Great Plates as signature dishes, the tastes that will bring you back to a Summit County restaurant time and time again. Some of the best recognized dishes contain local ingredients: grass-fed beef, bison, trout or Colorado lamb. A restaurant in Silverthorne lets you cook your own great plate: steaks that you prepare over their special lava rock grills. Summit County is known for its Garbage pizzas, thick-crusted mountain pies topped with meats, vegetables and cheesy goodness. Baked wings are often the specialty at sports bars in Breckenridge, while at other Breckenridge restaurants (sometimes housed in a remodeled Victorian) you'll nosh on all-natural, organic eats. As in many places, brunch has become a popular meal, and Summit County restaurants offer some truly memorable Benedicts, ranging from vegetarian classics to those with a mountain twist: eggs on biscuits with gravy instead of English muffins.
Experiment with Summit County, CO, Restaurants
If you’re looking for a Great Plate, get out your compass and make the decision to explore. However convenient it may be to stay in a single town, it may also be worth the short travel time from Breckenridge to Frisco or from Dillon to Keystone to find that memorable Great Plate. Certainly, every dining spot has at least one, so be sure to ask your server what’s best at their Summit County restaurant.