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Hi guys I will be vacationing with my family in Breckenridge, Colorado in a couple of weeks and I was wondering if anyone out there is familiar with restaurants in that town that can accomodate my Celiac daughter. e leave for Breck on Jan 14th. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Tica :)

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Hi Tica -

I do not know of any in Breckenridge per se. I know this question came up last Winter/Spring as well so do a search.

Here is a link to a previous thread with one restaurant idea:

http://www.celiac.com/gluten-free/index.php?showtopic=40300

I will let you know, in Silverthorne (you would need a car to get there) there is a place called the Sunshine Cafe. In my pre-gluten-free days I used to love eating there when I was in the mountains. Back in November as my Dad and I kicked off the ski season we decided to stop there. I figured I would gamble and worse case order a naked burger or something.

While waiting for our table I talked to (I believe the owner) and asked if they had a gluten-free menu, he said not yet, but they are working on getting one together sometime Q1 2009.

We sat down to eat and everyone there is always really nice, the server was very helpful as I decided to order the enchiladas. She was able to confirm the green chile that came on them was made with no gluten ingredients and the corn tortillas were gluten-free as well as the chicken or chorizo options.

I love Mexican food so that's why I went for this option. Based on certain events in my life I do not guarantee that this stuff was in fact gluten-free, but they are aware of what being gluten-free is and are willing to check on ingredients.

Good luck and have a safe trip. The mountians are getting some good snow today, hopefully it will continue so your trip will be perfect.

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Thanks so much for the link. We had already planned on going to City Market upon our arrival to Breckenridge.

I was glad to see that Mi Casa has a gluten-free menu. We'll be sure to go there one night.

Tica :)

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I don't know how helpful this will be but when we were last year we went to a restaurant where one of the waitresses was a celiac. (Of couse, I don't know if she is still there). She wsa very helpful, the food was good, and I didn't have any problems.

Of course, I can't remember the name of the restaurant but it is on the main street of Breckenridge on the lower level of the building. I think it may be a man's name, like Bob's, or something. The restaurant has lots of old signs on the walls from the businesses that have gone out of business in the town over the years. Maybe someone familiar with Breck knows the name of the place.

I just googled and I think it is Downstairs at Eric's. downstairsaterics.com

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