Welcome to The Buffalo Restaurant & Bar

Dine in the Heart of Gold Country

Located just 30 miles west of Denver, in the historic mining town of Idaho Springs, you'll discover one of Colorado's most authentic Western dining establishments. More than a century old, the famous Buffalo Restaurant & Bar is a combination of four different structures, each rich in history and legend. Over the years, the Buffalo Restaurant & Bar has evolved into one of the most popular eateries in Colorado.


Look What's in Our Backyard...

Eight of Colorado's most famous ski areas - The Buffalo is a traditional "stop"

The Phoenix Mine, Colorado's only working gold mine

Mt. Evans, site of the highest paved highway in the U.S.

You can find us just 30 miles west of Denver, along the Interstate 70 corridor. From Interstate 70, exit #240 or #241 in historic Idaho Springs.

"Oh My God Road," the hair-raising shortcut to Black Hawk and Central City

The scenic century-old Charlie Taylor Water Wheel at the base of Bridal Veil Falls

No matter what the season brings, you'll always find a warm, friendly smile at the Buffalo Restaurant & Bar in Idaho Springs.

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