Happy hours



Where: 685 Marketplace Plaza Ste C8

When: 4 to 7 p.m. daily

Special: $3 moretti, $3.50 house wine and $5 coffee martini

Cantina Mexican Restaurant

Where: 818 Lincoln Ave.

When: 4 to 6 p.m. daily

Special: $4 margaritas and 50 cents off bottled and draft beers

Canton Chinese Restaurant

Where: 720 Lincoln Ave.

When: 5 to 6:30 p.m. daily

Special: $2 domestic beers, $2.50 imported beers and appetizer specials

Chelsea's Restaurant

Where: 345 Lincoln Ave.

When: 4 to 6 p.m. daily and 10 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday

Special: $2 pints of draft beer and reduced-price well drinks

Cugino's Pizzeria

Where: 41 Eighth St.

When: 2 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Special: $4 wine selection of the day, $2 Budweiser drafts and $2.50 Jagermeister shots

Double Z

Where: 1124 Yampa St.

When: 2 to 6 p.m. daily

Special: $1 off pitchers, 50 cents off drafts

Fiesta Jalisco

Where: Sundance Plaza

When: Noon to 5 p.m. daily

Special: $1 off bottled beers and margaritas, and food specials

The Gondola Pub & Grill

Where: Gondola Square

When: 3 to 5:30 p.m. daily

Special: $2.25 Bud and Coors Light pints, $3 Fat Tire and Steamboat Ale pints, $2.75 shots of Jagermeister and Stoli Orange and $5 Absolute bulls

Jade Summit Restaurant

Where: Ski Time Square

When: 4 to 6 p.m. daily

Special: $1 off all drinks, and half-price appetizers

Mahogany Ridge

Where: Fifth St. and Lincoln Ave.

When: 4 to 6 p.m. daily

Special: Half-price drinks and $1 tapas

Mambo Italiano

Where: 521 Lincoln Ave.

When: 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday

Special: $2 Colorado draft beers and half-price selected appetizers

Mazzola's Italian Diner

Where: 917 Lincoln Ave.

When: 5 to 6 p.m. daily

Special: $1 off all drinks, shots and beer

Off the Beaten Path

Where: 56 Seventh St.

When: 4 to 6 p.m. daily

Special: $1 off glasses of wine

Old Town Pub

Where: 600 Lincoln Ave.

When: 4 to 6 p.m. daily

Special: $2 Budweiser and Bud Light drafts, and 50 cents off all other beers and well drinks

Panda Garden

Where: Central Park Plaza

When: 4 to 7 p.m. daily

Specials: Half-price select cocktails and beer, and half-price appetizers

Rio Grande

Where: 628 Lincoln Ave.

When: 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Late-night happy hour is Friday and Saturday 10 p.m. to close.

Special: $5 margaritas, $2 draft beers and half-price quesadillas. Late night happy hour specials include $2 draft beers and $4 margaritas.


Where: Ski Time Square

When: 5 to 6 p.m. daily

Special: Sushi specials, $2 drafts, $1 off all wines by

the glass and $5 Oke "Large" hot sakes

Sunpie's Bistro

Where: 735 Yampa Ave.

When: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 5 to close Sunday

Special: Everything is cheaper.

The Smokehouse

Where: 912 Lincoln Ave.

When: 4 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday

Special: $2 18-ounce domestic draft beers

The Tap House

Where: 729 Lincoln Ave.

When: 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday

Special: $1 off all draft beer pints, $1 off all draft beer pitchers

The Tugboat Grill & Pub

Where: Ski Time Square

When: 3 to 5 p.m. daily

Special: $2 draft beers

- To update or add Happy Hour submissions, contact Allison Plean at 871-4204 or e-mail aplean@steamboatpilot.com


dvalrey 10 years, 1 month ago


My name is Dunte, I'm 27 years old and was born and raised in California (near San Francisco)! I'm moving out there to Steamboat January 1st, I'm wondering if there are any particulars about the town I should know about ahead of time. Please feel free to tell me about anything, I'm very anxious to learn as much as I can!


id04sp 10 years, 1 month ago

Bring all the money you have. You will need it.

You can die if you try to spend the night outside, including in your car.

Read up on "layering."

Obey speed limits on mountain roads. If it says 25, it means 25, and that's especially true in the winter when you may find black ice on the road at night and in the shadows at any time of day.

Watch for deer, elk, antelope, etc. along the roads. If you hit one, it can come through the windshield and you can die. Again, obey the speed limits because they really do list the maximum safe speeds in areas prone to snow, ice and animal crossings.

You will need 3 or 4 days to get used to the altitude. If you get a bad headache, nausea, etc., it can mean your brain is swelling up from altitude sickness. It's best to spend at least one night at a lower altitude on the way up. Drink lots of water and eat red meat to build up blood cells and deal with the lower oxygen content (which you will feel if you are coming from anywhere near sea level).

It's too late to find a place to live unless you have $500,000 to buy a house.

Call ahead for job prospects and rates of pay if you need to work to live here. Basically, you can't live on what you can make here if you need to work to live here.

I think that's about it.


dvalrey 10 years, 1 month ago

Wow!! Hmmm, sounds like there's a ton to look forward too!?!


id04sp 10 years, 1 month ago

Oh, I left one out. I have come upon the scene of several minor accidents where there was an SUV on its side, top, or well off the road and stranded in deep snow. In every case, the sheepish driver was standing by the road with his hands in his pockets, and the first words out of his mouth were, "I had it in four-wheel drive."

Four wheel drive only helps you go faster. It does not help you stop.


Hadleyburg_Press 10 years, 1 month ago

"p.s. bring a woman", hell bring a couple if you can. Kind of reminds me of a bumper sticker I saw a couple of years back: Be Kind To Locals, Share Your Wife! Lots of luck to ya...


JazzSlave 10 years, 1 month ago

One of the recreational meccas of the universe; made even more enjoyable by absolutely breathtaking natural beauty; the people (full-time residents) are as cool as you will ever encounter at any resort destination; knee-deep in an economic/development boom which is driving the already high cost of living even higher; if you want to do more than live hand-to-mouth, be prepared to secure at least one part-time job to supplement whatever your full-time gig might be; and unless you will be equipped with something close to a 6-figure income or a trust fund, I hope you like roommates.


cheesehead 10 years, 1 month ago

Check out human resources on the mountain and try to get a part time job, it doesn't pay too well but its a good way to get a pass. I love working second shift , lets me ski all day.If your from the San Fransisco area the cost of living here shouldn't be much of a shocker. My main advice would be to stand back and observe for a little while, I've seen a lot of new commers get caught up in stupid things that lead to trouble. oh yeah, if you drink and drive you'll get caught. take the free bus or call a cab. the easiest way to get arrested in this town is doing something illegal in your car. do you have a place to live yet? p.s. bring a woman.


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