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Learn about all that's going on in Ridgway, Colorado. Once considered a sleepy little town, our creative district and expanding business and nonprofit scenes are ramping up!

Thai Paradise Ridgway Colorado

Ridgway's Fine Foods

Ridgway has quietly been developing one of the region’s hottest food scenes. This little town of 900 residents now offers a wide range of excellent dining options that includes, gourmet European cuisine, authentic ceviche, farm fresh creations, expertly made sushi, artisan pizza and ice cream, traditional Asian cuisines, “gnarly” tacos, unique bar and grills, specialty breakfast and sandwich spots, local micro-brews and more. Multiple award winning chefs and food innovators are helping to make Ridgway one of the Western Slope’s up-and-coming foodie destinations. Many of our restaurants are sourcing local meats and vegetables and creating a burgeoning farm-to-table scene. While you are exploring Ouray County’s great outdoors, we invite you to refuel at our many delicious destinations.

In fact, you might have heard about Ridgway's food scene recently. In addition to the great restaurants covered therein, Ridgway boasts several other noteworthy dining venues that might interest you. When you've had your fill in Ridgway, there are a few top-notch restaurants in Montrose and Ouray that you should check out. Bon appetit!

Popular Ridgway Dining Venues

True Grit Café

Full service restaurant and bar serving excellent “cowboy cuisine” including handmade burgers, tex-mex specialities, steaks, salads, soups and sandwiches. Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch. Catering.

Thai Paradise

Excellent Thai cuisine in beautiful setting. Outdoor dining.

Happy Trails Sandwich Shop

Fresh sandwiches, soups and more. Enjoy a fast delicious meal on the go. Indoor and outdoor seating with mountain views.

Ouray Brewery

High quality hand crafted beer and a full menu. Enjoy the mountain view from our roof top patio.

Land & Ocean Costa Rican Restaurant

Fresh authentic Costa Rican cuisine. Excellent, unique, affordable. Our delicious flavors leave you wanting more! NOW serving breakfast full menu! 970-626-3663185 Sherman Street #101Ridgway, CO...

Kate’s Place

Fresh, healthy cuisine with heart & soul. Voted Best Breakfast & Lunch. Summer outdoor dining. Open daily.

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Visitors Center & Ridgway Area Chamber

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce is organized to achieve the objectives of promoting business and community development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The chamber operates the Visitors Center, which is open from May 1 through October 1.

150 Racecourse Road
Ridgway, Colorado 81432

800.220.4959
- 970.626.5181
raccadmin@ridgwaycolorado.com

Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce.
Managed by Peak Media Company LLC

Visitors Center and Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce is organized to achieve the objectives of promoting business and community growth and development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area.

150 Racecourse Road
Ridgway, Colorado 81432

800.220.4959
970.626.5181
raccadmin@ridgwaycolorado.com

Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce. Managed by Peak Media Company LLC

Welcome to Ridgway


Extra Info

How about yak meat for a meal? Little Ridgway is home to three yak farms! Not only do they sell their products directly to consumers, but they are served on local restaurant and school menus.

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  • Elevation: 6.985'
  • Population: 932 (2013)
  • Sunshine: 300 days / year
  • Summer Temps: 82º / 55º F
  • Winter Temps: 45º / 6º F


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See you in Ridgway

Adventure, night life and all around easy living await you in Ridgway Colorado, gateway to the San Juan Mountains.