Food and Drink in Pueblo, CO
Local and regional cuisine usually defines an area and Pueblo is no different. Residents and visitors can enjoy a variety of restaurants in Pueblo and the surrounding region, some featuring local flavors and farm-to-table recipes as well as wines and beers from around the State of Colorado.
You have 36 hours in Pueblo, and you're hungry. Where do you eat? Rod Slyhoff has suggestions. The president and CEO of the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce enjoys good food and the occasional martini, and can recommend some of the best places for both. Restaurant Fifteen Twentyone
Pueblo has plenty of local treasures putting the city on the map, but none is quite as delicious as the slopper. A burger topped with Pueblo green chilies (and a variety of other toppings), the delicacy is the city's unique contribution to the food world. Today, more than 25 Pueblo restaurants slop up sloppers, and they're all a little different. Gray's Coors Tavern vs. Sunset Inn
In Pueblo, a burger is more than just a burger. Smother it with the city's famous green chilis and top with raw onions and you've got a slopper, Pueblo's unique contribution to the food world. Slopper Beginnings The origin of the messy meal (most often served in a bowl, to be eaten with a spoon) is a little cloudy. Although it is known to have originated in Pueblo, no one can agree on which restaurant was the first to serve it. Today, more than 25 Pueblo restaurants slop up sloppers, and they're all a little different.
Those cars you see heading out of Pueblo in the morning when everyone else is driving into the city? Some hold chefs bound for farms on the mesa east of town and ranches in the foothills to the west, searching for the best vegetables and meats to grace their tables.
Local food in Pueblo comes with a kick. Its most famous ingredient, the green chile, has found its way into restaurants and roadside farm stands throughout the city. Green Chiles
Eric Copeland has a full plate in front of him "“ and it's not just because he's the executive chef at the Pueblo Convention Center. Chef's Journey
Located in an historic building in the heart of downtown Pueblo, Shamrock Brewing Company is a unique dining establishment that is one part Irish pub, one part brewery and one part restaurant. Shamrock's great food, award-winning craft brewed beers, distinctive interior and lively atmosphere make it a favorite gathering spot for visitors from around the city.
If you’re looking for great diner food, look no further than The Pantry Restaurant on East Abriendo Avenue in Pueblo. The Pantry has been serving delicious home-style cooking for breakfast, lunch and dinner for more than 39 years.
Every year they dress up as Santas, rocket ships, football players and be-spangled hula girls. But these costumed cuties aren’t trick-or-treating children. They’re sausages, and they’re ready to race.