If you’re interested in the adjectives beautiful, peaceful and relaxing, combined with a hunger for something good, look no further than Creekside Café in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Ambiance, as defined by Merriam Webster, is a “feeling or mood associated with a particular place, person, or thing”. This lovely café sure has ambiance and is a local favorite as well as one of our own,we felt that the summer issue was the perfect place to tell you all about it.
Situated alongside the rushing waters of Soda Creek this pretty little restaurant has become a favorite Steamboat Springs spot for Breakfast or Lunch. Chose a patio table with an umbrella on a lovely day while sipping your coffee, juice or mimosa. The surrounding established garden is filled with pretty colors adding that much more ambiance to the superb food served for breakfast or lunch.
They serve legendary benedicts with 14 different Eggs Benedict selections to choose from. Perfectly prepared variations from traditional Eggs Benedict to creative benedicts that include crab, vegetables, turkey, smoked salmon, chorizo and more. If benedicts aren’t your dish then try their omelets cooked to order, Buttermilk Cakes, Oat Cakes or French Toast. Traditional eggs with a side of meat is always available but you could stray and try some of their unique items like the Wafflelaughagus – waffles topped with sausage gravy and melted cheddar and jack cheese, your choice of meat and two eggs any way and breakfast potatoes.
Honest good food is served here. Kelly and Jason Landers, the owner of the restaurant, strives to use locally produced products and if unavailable the freshest foods available. They make their own dressings from scratch, bake their own breads and rolls, use fresh eggs and pride themselves on using beef from Toponas, Colorado. Yampa Valley Beef is grass fed, hormone free and used in their chicken fried steak and gourmet burgers.
Lunch is just as heavenly. Salads, Soups, Sandwiches along with grilled items and wraps are all made fresh each day for the café’s clientele. The hamburger on the lunch menu is ground fresh daily and cooked to order. Add that to the wait staff’s professional and prompt service and you have the perfect location for a relaxing meal or a wonderful celebration with family and friends.
Creekside Café is open daily 6am – 2pm and is located at 131 11th Street in downtown Steamboat Springs. www.creekside-cafe.com
~MTN Town Magazine