About Longmont, Colorado
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.
Located less than an hour from the Denver International Airport, 20 minutes from Boulder and about 45 minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park, Longmont is the perfect home base location for your visit to Colorado.
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.
The Dickens Tavern – Locally owned comfort food with a twist
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 & More!
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
Longtucky Spirits – Artisan spirits and craft cocktails created from customized local ingredients.
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
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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