Things To Eat
Eat well after an adventurous day hiking, biking, imbibing, and exploring Palisade’s many wineries, farm stands, art studios, markets, and festivals.
Spoke and Vine Motel Bar
Enjoy local and carefully curated drinks, snacks, and local food truck fare from our Motel Bar in the privacy of your room or at our communal guest patio in the breathtaking shadow of the Grand Mesa. It’s fenced in to keep your kids or pets safe n’ sound. Menus and ordering information will be provided upon check-in. Follow us on Instagram for updates on Food Trucks and special events!
Fidel’s Cocina & Bar
Brought to life by yours truly, Fidel’s Cocina brings a vibrant Latin fare to Main Street Palisade. Full of good food, good times, and lots of love, this playful taqueria bar will not disappoint your taco, tequila, and mezcal cravings. You’ll find neither watered-down personalities nor watered-down drinks here. View website
13 Brix Cider Bistro
13˚ Brix Cider Bistro serves their Forbidden Fruit Hard Ciders, which are lovingly created with locally- and nationally-sourced fruits, and produced and bottled here in Palisade. Their limited menu combines European bistro fare pairing locally-grown produce with imported old world ingredients. View website.
357 Bar and Grill
A great family-friendly place to have a burger and watch sports. Lots of TVs, a big U-shaped darkwood bar, booths, and tables. Good for BLTs, fries, and onion rings. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. View website.
This French inspired restaurant has offered Palisade heightened dining that can’t be passed up on the Western Slope. Pêche opened its doors in August 2019 and has become the new local and traveler favorite, and a “must”. The time spent at Pêche is nothing short of exquisite; from their beautifully crafted cocktails to artfully created entrees your time will be well spent here. Be sure to call ahead for reservations! View website.
Palisade Brewing Company
Micro-style beers brewed with local ingredients. After a long day in the saddle, down a Dirty Hippie, Hula Hoppie, or one of their seasonal beers. Palisade peaches give a fine finish to an IPA. You’ll find typical bar bites here. Note that if it can be smoked, they smoke it! (We’re talking meats, of course.) View website.
This pizzeria just down the road from Spoke and Vine offers pizzas piled high with your favorite toppings, plus hot and cold subs, sandwiches, and calzones made with homemade bread baked fresh right before the shop opens. Eat in or take out, and even order pizza by the slice. View website
Foodery Depot at Peach Street Distillers
In the mood for tasty pizza and cocktails? This is your place. The Foodery Depot is located at Peach Street Distillery, offering brick oven pizzas and tasty tacos. Dine at the distillery or get it to go! (Their Jackelope Squares are a must!)
Palisade Street Eats
Palisade’s first food truck court opened in April 2022 and is here to bring you rotating local favorite food trucks throughout the week. Located about 1/2 mile west of Spoke and Vine. Be sure to check out their cozy set up and get some local eats! Scope their weekly schedules via Instagram or Facebook @palisadestreeteats
Grand Valley Restaurants
There are many great restaurants in the surrounding areas. Here are some of our faves:
- Agavero’s Mexican https://www.restaurantji.com/co/fruitvale/agaveros-mexican-experience-/
- Bin 707 Foodbar http://www.bin707.com/
- Café Sol http://www.cafesolgj.com/
- Guru’s Kitchen https://guruskitchentogo.com/
- Taco Party https://www.tacopartygj.com/
- Handle Bar https://www.handlebargj.com/
- Moody’s https://www.moodyslounge.com/
- 626 on Rood https://www.626onrood.com/
- Bestslope Coffee Co. https://bestslopecoffeeco.com/
- El Tapatio http://tapatiorestaurants.com/
- Hot Tomato https://www.hottomatopizza.com/
*Restaurant hours may vary. We recommend calling ahead for the most up to date hours.
Slice O Life Bakery
This darling, small-town pastry shop is a must! It’s sweet, quirky, and feels like home. Choosing just one thing from their display case is a challenge. Treat yourself! Their outstanding collection of baked goods includes eclairs, Danishes, pinwheels, quiches, cookies, sandwiches, bread, cakes, soups, and more. We love the zucchini chocolate cake, and the coffee is delish. They are closed in the winter season, so please call ahead. View Facebook page
New to Palisade is Copeka coffee! Their snack menu offers an array of light breakfast foods (like avocado toast, yum!) Has plenty of seating for your morning coffee or your afternoon fix. Located downtown Palisade. View Website
Palisade is known for their produce in part because of its mild climate and quality soils. Consider the season when planning your trip so you can catch your favorite fruits and vegetables.
- Spring: apricots and cherries
- Summer: peaches
- Fall: pears and apples
Anita’s Pantry & Produce: Farm Stand
We love this family-owned and operated fruit stand. They offer local produce, along with many local knickknacks to remember your time in Palisade. Conveniently located on the Fruit and Wine Byway, it’s an easy stop to make and one you shouldn’t miss. View website
This local farm has so much to offer, from a wide variety of fruits and veggies to locally produced jams and jellies. Their tomatoes are not only delicious, but they are some of the most beautiful tomatoes we’ve ever seen! The best part: it’s all from Colorado – not a single out of state item sold here. View website
Sprigs & Sprouts Lavender Farm
The fields of lavender are not only beautiful but also smell amazing. They grow and process all their own lavender into the most wonderful products, including candles, lotions, soaps, essential oils, and even culinary products. Take a tour of the farm to learn all about lavender and tomato farming, or sample your way through the oil and balsamic tasting room. View website
Sage Creations Organic Farm
Sage Creations is a wonderful lavender nursery with a huge selection of lavender plants. They offer pick-your-own lavender, classes, and workshops. All plants and produce are organic. Sage Creations grows some of the best organic cherries around. Best of all, you can get all your gardening questions answered. View hours for the farm stand and atrium here View website
Sweet Cheeks is a 20 acre Certified Organic Peach Orchard, family owned and operated! Home to 7 varieties of peaches, Sweet Cheeks is a great U-Pick farm with peaches that are to die for! View website for current hours.
This U-Pick Farm is a standout because of its owners and the variety of produce you can pick on the property. They also sell their own award-winning lavender oil. View website
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