The Best Bakeries In Steamboat Springs

Published on 11/26/2019 by Brad Luth

Steamboat Springs is a true Colorado mountain gem. World-class skiing, eclectic local cuisine, and tons of fun for families, Steamboat Springs offers a little something for every taste and budget.

Whether you have an insatiable sweet tooth or a devout love of pastries for breakfast, there’s nothing quite like fresh-out-of-the-oven baked goods—though baking in the mountains is no joke. The altitude throws a wrench into traditional baking recipes, and it takes a truly skilled artisan to master the challenge. Luckily for you—we know where to find the best baked goods in the Rocky Mountains.

Check out these top-rated bakeries in Steamboat Springs and get your fill of delicious treats.

Smell That Bread Bakery


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Address: 135 11th St, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Phone: (970) 761-2692

Hours: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., Daily


As the name suggests, Smell That Bread specializes in artisan breads and rustic baked goods. Each batch of pastries is made from scratch using high-quality, natural ingredients. Specialties include old-world breads like ciabatta and sourdough, bagels, breakfast pasties, pies, cookies, and even natural dog treats. You can find Smell That Bread items at their bakery or at local shops around Steamboat.



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Address: 427 Oak St, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Phone: (970) 879-7846

Hours: 6:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday – Friday; 7 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday – Sunday


A downtown Steamboat Springs staple, MountainBrew is a cozy little coffee shop and bakery with a big personality. Locally owned and operated, MountainBrew is the perfect spot for an easy morning baked breakfast or afternoon pick-me-up. Visitors will find a variety of scrumptious baked good options including cinnamon rolls, crumpets, muffins, scones, croissants, and cupcakes, in addition to craft local coffee concoctions.

Colorado Bagel Company


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Address: 1815 Central Park Dr, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Phone: (970) 870-9657

Hours: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m., Daily


Whether you’re a fan of a classic plain bagel or you like your bagel with everything but the kitchen sink, Colorado Bagel Company has you covered. A major upgrade from the pre-made grocery variety, the bagels here are soft, fluffy, and loaded with flavor—as are the muffins, donuts, cupcakes, and all of the other decadent baked goods you’ll find here.

Off the Beaten Path


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Address: 68 9th St, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Phone: (970) 879-6830

Hours: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Daily


Book store meets coffee shop meets bakery, Off the Beaten Path offers something for everyone. A favorite among locals, this unique setting is the perfect place to find a great mountain read and a delicious baked treat. From scones and danishes to fluffy muffins and more, the bakery selections are always fresh and flavors change daily. The fast, friendly service and eclectic selection of books keep visitors coming back for more.

Safeway Bakery

Address: 37500 US-40, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Phone: (970) 879-3766

Hours: 6 a.m. – 11 p.m., Daily


Whether you’re looking to stock up on breakfast pastries for your vacation rental or you’re seeking a custom cake for a special occasion, the bakery at Safeway has all of your needs covered. Fast and convenient, Safeway Bakery stocks fresh, seasonal items including fresh breads, cookies, cupcakes, muffins, pies, and much more that are pre-packaged and ready to go in a flash. Safeway also offers grocery delivery via Instacart for added convenience.

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