The Steamboat Springs nightlife scene is ideal for visitors who enjoy casual atmosphere, local beer or cocktails and live music. In fact, Steamboat Springs is home to a great local bluegrass and country music scene. Here is the lowdown on some of the best bars in Steamboat Springs:
Many Steamboat’s pubs, grills and breweries offer local beer and cocktails long after they stop serving a full menu. Popular establishments like Mahogany Ridge Brewery and Grill, The Tugboat and The Boathouse Pub transform from low-key, reasonably priced restaurants in the daytime to hopping bars with live music at night.
If late-night adventure is on your radar, then head to The Tugboat, a locals’ hangout, or to The Ghost Ranch, which offers live music and entertainment. Other Steamboat Springs bars to check out include Dos Amigo’s, Outlaws, Cantina and Blue Stage Pizza.
Après-ski is a lively scene at Steamboat, and your vacation wouldn’t be complete without joining the fun.
Carl’s Tavern offers great eats, a casual atmosphere, creative cocktails and specials from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Be sure to try one of the rustic-inspired cocktails, which incorporate local ingredients and liquors, like The Flying Norseman, Carl’s Old-Fashioned or Carl’s Cider.
T Bar, a ski in, ski out bar, offers beer, bites and fun. T Bar is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Slopeside Grill serves a full selection of starters ranging from grilled artichoke to tater tots alongside a nice lineup of draft, bottled and canned beers, wine, champagne and cocktails. Don’t miss the “winter warmers,” like the Snuggler, which is peppermint Schnapps with hot chocolate.