Dine Cortez

Dine Local in Cortez

Cortez has exceptional choices in dining and drinks, from Asian to brewpubs to farm-to-table. The Cortez Farmers Market draws local farmers and an enthusiastic following summer through fall.

Our dining establishments are an integral part of the Cortez small business scene, providing local and regional flavors and sustenance to the community. CREA supports ongoing “dine local” initiatives that help promote Cortez, Colorado restaurants. Join us at the table!

Year-Round

A helpful listing from the Mesa Verde Country Tourism Office of the many eateries, restaurants and drinking establishments that serve diverse menus, local foods and regional favorites in and around Cortez.

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Saturdays | June-October

Draws local farmers and an enthusiastic following with an abundance of local produce and specialty vendors summer through fall.

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Year-Round

A nonprofit, Cortez-based delivery service focused on creating jobs and supporting the success of local restaurants. Are you too busy to leave work for lunch? Too tired to cook or not in the mood to go out? Have Cortez Eatz deliver a delicious meal!

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Colorado Liquid Arts is a state program to help communities like Cortez support the growing number of Colorado craft breweries, wineries, distilleries and cideries. A Liquid Arts Passport as well as tastings, tours and listings for over a hundred makers. Check out how locals and visitors are being guided on where to enjoy and support liquid artists, including right here in Cortez!

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Year-Round

CREA events and campaigns throughout the year that encourage locals and tourists to “dine local” and support the Cortez restaurant community.

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What’s for Dinner?

Several state and national year-round campaigns encourage communities to support their local restaurants through takeout and delivery and by visiting favorite eateries on slower nights.

  • THE GREAT AMERICAN TAKEOUT promotes restaurant takeout and delivery sales, providing restaurant owners with social media marketing materials. The organization has donated thousands of dollars to the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund (RERF).
  • DINE OUT TO HELP OUT is a Colorado Restaurant Association campaign that encourages support of restaurants state-wide and makes it fun to participate! Includes an interactive Colorado Restaurants BINGO game with rewards to win, including Grand Prize Colorado getaways. Choose from dine in, takeout, classic cuisine and family style Bingo board themes. There’s something for everyone. Download seasonal Bingo boards and get started!

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