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Located in downtown Winter Park, The Ditch on 40 is a family-owned Winter Park restaurant specializing in uniquely flavorful New Mexican cuisine and refreshing margaritas. For more information on what makes The Ditch on 40 worth visiting during your time in Winter Park, read on below!

A Taste of the Southwest in Colorado

The Ditch on 40 has a classic roadside diner ambiance, with road signs, snowboards, and checkerboard tablecloths that compliment the vibrant flavors of the restaurant’s menu.

Start off your meal with an appetizer like New Mexican Juantons with chopped hatch green chile and ground chuck in an eggroll, quesadillas, Sloppy Jose nachos with breakaway steak or chicken with hatch green chile, or chips with queso and salsa.

Entrées include a variety of sandwiches, burgers, and New Mexican dishes. Try burgers and sandwiches like the Ditch Burger with hatch green chile on a cheeseburger, the Caveman burger with a 1/3 pound patty without a bun, the Chama chicken Sandwich, the ‘Burque Meets Philly cheesesteak, or the Leon’s fish sandwich with blackened tilapia. Or, go for the highlight of the menu: New Mexican burritos and other classic dishes smothered in red, green, or Christmas (red and green) sauces, served with a chile relleno, chicharones, or sour cream for an extra fee. Try the Avenida fish tacos, the bulk tamales, the Murphy Burrito, or the Maria’s chile relleno plate.

If you’re traveling with kids, the kid’s menu is inexpensive and provides all of the classics that children love: corn dogs, chicken tenders, bean and cheese burritos, quesadillas, sliders, and grilled cheese sandwiches.

Wash down your meal with a soda, fresh Colorado tap water, or a creative drink from the bar, such as The Ditch Margarita, a Colorado-brewed beer, a Mexican beer, or a New Mexican beer.

This roadside Winter Park restaurant is open daily between the hours of 11:00am and 10:00pm during the winter season. Stop by The Ditch on 40 at 78941 U.S. Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482. You can also reach the restaurant by phone at (970) 363-7113.

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