Longmont is the home of The Art of Cheese, and a growing community of artisan cheesemakers, organic farmers, raw milk CSAs, breweries, distilleries and some amazingly wonderful restaurants. Located at the base of Twin Peaks in the Rocky Mountains, Longmont is an ideal foodie destination.
If you love great food, you’ll love visiting our small city. Here are just a few of our favorite places, and there are even more that you can explore on your own:
Sugarbeet — Eclectic American Cusine
Longs Peak Pub and Tap House — Local beer and great pub food
Cheese Importers Bistro — A little touch of France in Longmont
Rosalee’s Pizza — Handcrafted pizza and local brews
The Roost – Casual dining in downtown Longmont
Samples World Bistro – Sample world cuisine and craft beer in a restaurant that provides work training and job opportunities for under-served populations.
Sun Rose Cafe – Fresh, all-natural and organic cuisine.
Martini’s Bistro – American bistro cuisine — and some of the best martinis around.
The Rib House – Kansas City style barbeque in the unique Prospect neighborhood
Breweries & Distilleries
Longmont is home to a wide variety of craft breweries and distilleries. If you love beer, cider or enjoy trying craft liquors, you’ll love all that we have to offer.
300 Suns – Brewery & tasting room
Shoes & Brews – Specialty running shoes shop + Taproom
Left Hand Brewing – One of Longmont’s original craft breweries
Wibby Brewing – Handcrafted lagers
St. Vrain Cidery – Locally crafted Hard-Ciders
Still Cellars – Distillery and Arthouse
Tesouro Distillery – Premium handcrafted rum
Many people don’t know that Colorado has a growing wine industry on the Western Slope of the state. And even fewer people are aware that we have local wineries that use a variety of California, Colorado, and even Longmont-grown grapes. These unique wineries are well worth a visit.
Viewpoint Wines – Great red and white wines, made locally in a Hobbit hole in the mountains just 30 minutes from Longmont.
Settembre Cellars – Italian style wines made with Colorado grapes
Stonebridge Farm Winery – A “micro-winery” growing specialty cold-hardy grapes and producing unique wines right here in Longmont.
Other Cheesy Venues
The Front Range boasts some of the best cheese producers and unique cheese lovers’ shops in the U.S. Here are a few:
Haystack Mountain Cheese (Longmont) – Award-winning makers of artisan cheeses, and home of The Art of Cheese
Cheese Importers (Longmont) – Visit France right here in Longmont. Gift shop, specialty cheese “warehouse” and French Bistro all rolled up into one.
Cured (Boulder) – Specialty cheeses and cured meats
The Welsh Rabbit (Ft. Collins) – Cheese bistro, cheese shop, and gift shop
New World Cheese (Denver) – Cheese bistro and cheese shop
We have a special arrangement with one of Longmont’s newest hotels, Candlewood Suites. Use the corporate i.d. 786848202 to receive 15% off any of their rooms. Or call them at 303-485-1950 and ask for The Art of Cheese rate.
Located at the base of Twin Peaks in the Rocky Mountains, Longmont is just off I-25 and Hwy 66, north of Denver.
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