Keystone Winter Nightlife Guide

With nearly a dozen bars to choose from, the Keystone nightlife scene has a lot to offer for travelers looking for a laid-back vibe, casual mountain ambiance and affordable fare. From après drink specials to locally crafted brew, Keystone is a fun place to get out and mingle with travelers and locals.

Top Keystone Après-ski Bars

To catch a game or enjoy a beer in the sun, you’ll want to head to 9280 Tap House. This is the place to be during football season, and 9280 Tap House features an incredible beer list and both healthy and traditional pub fare. You can nab one of their tasty sandwiches and a beer for under $12. If it’s a gorgeous afternoon, 9280 also offers one of the better Keystone après scenes thanks to its sunny outdoor deck.

Spice things up across at Dos Locos Mexican Restaurant and Cantina. They offer an incredible happy hour from 2:30 to 6 p.m. with specials on drinks and grub like nachos and quesadillas. Their margaritas are well-loved, as is their bottomless chips and salsa.

If you’re looking to mingle with the local crowd or enjoy a hot bowl of soup or cheap beer, head to The Goat. This fun dive bar is dog friendly and has foosball, pool and video games.

Want to unwind next to a roaring fireplace? Head to the Tenderfoot Lounge. This cozy spot is reminiscent of a Western living room, with a few extra TV’s. Plus, Tenderfoot Lodge often hosts live music.

The Snake River Saloon is a popular hangout thanks to its live music, upscale menu and premium cocktail list featuring drinks like martinis, cosmopolitans and the Colorado Manhattan. If you’re hungry, don’t miss the New Zealand green lip mussels.

Perfectly grilled steaks, chops, seafood and craft beer are the name of the game at Great Northern Tavern. This upscale pub has daily beer specials and après deals on the weekends. Reservations are advised, and takeout is available.