Keystone Resort Nightlife – a night on the town
Whether you are a 20 something looking for other 20 somethings to share beers and good times with or if you are seeing a more sophisticated setting, there is definitely something here for you. Keystone resort has it all – cozy and elegant wining and dining at the top of the mountain to dive bars where hats and snow pants are widely accepted.
Aside from the widely advertised sleigh rides to the remotely elegant Keystone Ranch or the mountain top restaurants Der Fondue Chissel and Alpenglow Stube only accessible by gondola Keystone Colorado has a variety of après ski and nightlife that everyone can enjoy.
Although nightlife in River Run Village is catered to tourists, it is still a fantastic place to be. Kickapoo tavern houses delicious micro brews and tasty all American glorified bar food. Just across the way the Spoon cafe is rather new with a normal full bar and somewhat overpriced food. Parrot eyes is your place to be for some Mexican food and home to the biggest drink in Keystone – The Fishbowl is an mammoth drink that requires you and two others to imbibe. Overall the bars and night life in River run are geared for the more sophisticated atmosphere and you can be sure that drinks are many dollars more than you will pay if stray away from the River Run Village.
Speaking of dollars – there are two places in Keystone that offer dollar beers all day everyday! The Haywood Cafe is a cozy little cafe in the Gateway Lodge (same building as our office) with great eats which are even tastier washed down with a few dollar beers. If you are a hair-of-the-dog type, The Haywood has delectable bloody marys as well as glorious mimosas. Just down the street is The Goat – known for its soup and whisky The Goat can get down with the best of them. They usually have a live band on Sunday nights, you can enjoy practically any board game, foosball, or pool, and the atmosphere is more local and casual. If you’re looking for great live music, scrumptious appetizers and dancing, the Snake River Saloon is the place to be.
Across the Highway in the Mountain View Plaza live Summit Pizza and Dos Locos. Dos Locos offers authentic Mexican food and a fantastic happy hour – $ .30 wings, $1.00 tacos and $5.00 pitchers are prices that are hard to beat. If you are inclined to exercise your vocal chords Thursday night is Karaoke night which is always a great time. Should you think that those prices aren’t low enough for you, walk down the plaza to Summit Pizza and on a Monday or Wednesday they serve $ .50 beers and $1.00 slices until 11pm.
So if you’re brave enough to stray out of River Run, there are definitely deals to be had and if you’re looking to get a feel for the locals, definitely plan on leaving River Run Village. Nightlife in Keystone is a real hoot to say the least and there is great beer and great times to be had all over the place in this town.