A Foodie’s Guide Restaurants in Fraser, Colorado

Fraser, Colorado is not only home to panoramic mountain views, Gold Medal rivers and thrill-filled sledding hills; it also has some of the best restaurants in Grand County. From homemade tortilla chips and fresh guac at local Mexican cantinas to pizza slices piled high with pepperoni and sandwiches loaded with all the fixin’s, there’s a restaurant in Fraser for every type of foodie.

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Fraser Restaurants

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Sharkey’s Eatery

As you wind through the town of Fraser, you can’t miss the bright orange and blue exterior of Sharkey’s Eatery. Serving up both breakfast and lunch, this is the place to go for a juicy cheeseburger. A favorite is the High Country Stampede burger, which comes with crispy bacon, cheddar cheese and sauteed jalapenos. If you’re wandering in on the earlier side, try a plate of warm biscuits and perfectly spiced sausage gravy. Down the road, spend your evening watching the game, eating crispy hand-cut fries and drinking local brews at Fisher’s Bar.

221 Doc Susie Ave., Fraser


A vibrant autumn landscape in Fraser, Colorado featuring hills covered with a mix of green and yellow foliage under a partly cloudy sky.

Fuego Azteca Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

Sip a zesty mojito while sizzling fajitas whizz past you at Fuego Azteca Mexican Restaurant & Cantina. Start your meal with their unique Mexican Pizza, a large flour tortilla topped with beans, guacamole and your choice of tender meat. For another hearty option, order the Burro Burrito, a massive flour tortilla filled with savory refried beans, shredded chicken and all the fixings — then smothered in their spicy green chili and melted cheese. After a day carving down slopes or hiking tree-lined trails, there’s nothing better than a big plate of nachos from this Fraser restaurant.

5 County Road 72, Fraser

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Fraser Valley Distillery

You really can’t go wrong with any menu item at Fraser Valley Distillery. From their beautifully blended cocktails (made with house-distilled spirits) to signature apps like the fried Brussels sprouts to must-try mains like the smoked-brisket dinner plate with sweet barbecue sauce and fluffy mashed potatoes, you’re sure to leave satisfied. In the summer, order up one of their seasonal cocktails and sit out on the sun-soaked patio, or opt for a classic drink like the Grandhatten with tangy house limoncello. End things with a big slice of double-chocolate bourbon cake with rich ganache.

410 Zerex St., Fraser

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Elevation Pizza

Located in Fraser at over 8,500 feet, Elevation Pizza is a must-visit for pizza lovers seeking pies with a high-altitude twist. Dive into The Ranger, smothered in herby house-made pesto, fresh spinach, baked chicken and lots of garlic. Or savor the veggie-packed Herbia, sprinkled generously with mushrooms, green peppers, red onions and briney kalamata olives. Their cheese sticks are a perfect start (and side) to the meal, made with their homemade dough, garlic-parmesan olive oil and mozzarella, served with marinara for dipping. For an extra kick, add some smoky bacon.

551 Zerex St., Fraser

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Julio’s Mexican Grill & Cantina

Julio’s Mexican Grill & Cantina offers a lively spot to enjoy delicious Mexican fare during your stay in Fraser. Start with their refreshing margaritas and sip it alongside a super Cubana torta, a hearty sandwich packed with crispy milaneza, chorizo, frank, carnitas, eggs and ham. For a classic, the carne asada plate features tender grilled steak served with rice, beans, fresh guacamole and pico de gallo served with a stack of warm tortillas. Take a seat in their cozy dining room and chat over chips and salsa after a day of fishing on the Fraser River or snowshoeing along the Fraser to Granby Trail.

535 Zerex St., Fraser

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Local Food Trucks

If you see trucks parked by the Vicious Cycle Brewery, prepare for some tasty bites from Shreddy's Tacos and Shorty’s Pizza. Shreddy's Tacos feature delicious walking tacos — your choice of chips (still in the bag!) topped with a protein, queso blanco, onion, cilantro, crema and a side of salsa. They also serve authentic street tacos with your choice of spicy carne asada, al pastor, carnitas, pollo asado or nopales, all on warm corn tortillas and topped with the works. Shorty's Pizza feature the freshest ingredients and the tastiest pies in the mountains. From classic toppings to adventurous combinations, our pizzas will satisfy every craving.

Often found parked by Camber Brewing Company and Winter Park Winery, the Colorado Corndog Company offers the perfect, hand-held pairing for your local IPAs and red wines. Opt for the jalapeno corn dog, a spicy jalapeno Polish sausage, hand-dipped and fried to a dark golden brown. Or try their squeaky Wisconsin cheese curds, breaded and fried to perfection, and served with marinara sauce.

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