Open May 18 - Sept 30, 2024

Open Tuesday through Sunday. Closed on Mondays.

Online Reservations coming soon!
For 8 or more, call for reservations

Dinner seating from 5pm-8pm - Reservations are recommended.

Music Deck serving Drinks and expanded Appetizer menu. Live music several nights a week.

Breakfast service TBD

Come celebrate the most unique fine dining experience along the sparkling waters of the Rio Grande River in the San Juan Mountains. We offer indoor seating in our historic 1896 lodge and seating on our canopy-covered riverside deck. For the cooler nights, our large indoor stone fireplace and our outdoor heaters will enhance your dining experience.

The menu includes American and European cuisine along with special creations prepared daily by lead Chef Max Farinelli, who hails from Turin, Italy.

The Riverside Restaurant is open for evening dining from Memorial Day weekend through September and reservations are recommended. For immediate and advanced reservations, contact us at 719.658.2423. Please take a moment to view an abbreviated sample of our dinner menu. The Riverside Restaurant Menu may change from time to time according to the inspiration and creativity of Chef Stephan.

Sample Dinner Menu


Soup of the Day
Bowl $9 Cup $7

Riverside Wedge Salad
Finished with bacon, diced red onion, tomatoes, buttermilk ranch dressing, & blue cheese crumbles

House Salad
Mixed greens, cucumber, carrot, croutons, heirloom cherry tomatoes, & served with choice of dressing

Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, croutons, Parmesan cheese, and Caesar dressing
$10 / Add chicken $6 / Add shrimp $11

Beets Carpaccio
Roasted beets, goat cheese, & candied pecans finished with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic glaze

Sliced vine-ripened tomatoes with slices of mozzarella, basil, capers, and Balsamic glaze

Dressings: Balsamic ~ Orange Vinaigrette ~ Oil & Vinegar ~ Buttermilk Ranch ~ Blue Cheese


* Smoked Trout Dip
Served with celery, carrots, & crostini

* Maryland Crab Cakes
Two 2-oz. crab cakes served over a lemon beurre blanc sauce

* Prince Edward Island Mussels
Steamed in a white wine, butter & fresh herbs

* Specialty Cheese Slate 
Chef’s selection of cheeses and meats, fruit, & crostini


* Classic Chicken

Chicken over pasta with choice of marsala or piccata sauce, served with crostini

* Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb
New Zealand lamb cooked to order, served with sauteed vegetables, mashed potatoes, & mint demi

* Antlers Filet Mignon
8 oz. Angus filet with Bordeaux cherry demi-glace served with potato and vegetables

* Pan-Seared Salmon
Salmon served with a champagne-leek sauce served with potatoes & vegetables

* Ruby Red Trout

Trout filet dredged in seasoned flour & pan-seared, finished with a creamed lemon/white wine reduction sauce with capers. Served with potatoes & vegetables

Fettuccine Carbonara
Sauteed onion, garlic, bacon, & fettuccine pasta, finished with basil chiffonade, cream, Romano grated cheese, & grilled garlic baguette

* Roasted Pork Chop
Double-bone pork chop with apple-pear port wine sauce, served with potato vegetables 

* Seafood Arrabbiata
A combination of shrimp, mussels, & scallops in a spicy tomato sauce over linguine.  Served with garlic baguette. 

Wines and Liquors

Highly Rated and Hand Selected Wines along with Top Shelf Liquors

Children's menu available upon request

Menu offerings and prices subject to change withough notice. Automatic gratuity (20%) added to parties of 8 or more

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

26222 Highway 149
      Creede, CO 81130



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