Bistro Barbara

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Named after Barbara Culp, the woman who saved The Windsor from demolition, Bistro BARbara is a warm, inviting bar where you can relax with old friends and make new ones.

We serve handcrafted cocktails created by Barman/Owner Kevin Haas.  We are very proud of offering some of Colorado’s finest distilled spirits, and our draft tower is ALWAYS Colorado strong.  we also provide a unique and extensive wine list by Certified Sommelier/Owner Kodi Whitehead, and a locally driven menu six days a week.

Please come in and make yourself at home.



Monday – Saturday

4:30pm – Close



We are committed to supporting local farmers and artisans serving a menu driven by the season. Below is a sampling of our current menu, in-house menu may vary.

Hominy “Cracker Jacks”

Caramelized Brussel Sprouts

Brown Butter, Bacon, “Black & Tan” Gastrique

Pork Belly Tacos

House-Made Flour Tortillas, Haefeli’s Honey & Bourbon Glaze, Sriracha Aioli, Pickled Watermelon Rind

Crispy Five Spice Duck Wings

Orange Thai Chili Glaze, Pickled Vegetables, Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

The Windsor Burger

Caramelized Onions, Aged White Cheddar, Brioche, Garlic Aioli, Choice of Fries or Salad

Fish and Chips

House-Made Beer Batter, Cod, Malt Vinegar Aioli

Blue Cheese Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates

18 yr Creede Balsamic

Japanese Lion Peppers

Sesame, Soy

Banh Mi Sandwich

Braised Pork Belly, Pickled Vegetables, Sriracha Aioli, Cilantro, Choice of Fries or Salad

Fettuccini with Sherry Cream Sauce

Sweet Peas, Wild Mushrooms, Bacon, Parmesan

We at the hotel are committed to provide ours guests with the most unique and LOCAL cocktail selections that the San Luis Valley has to offer.  We feature over thirty different spirits and liqueurs bottled and distilled throughout the state.  Here is our most current specialty cocktail list-come in and try your new favorite cocktail today!


Twentieth Century
Gin, Lillet Blanc, White Creme de Cacao, Fresh Citrus, Twist

Brandy, Cointreau, Fresh Citrus, Orange Twist

Vieux Carre 
Rye, Cognac, Sweet Vermouth, Benedictine, Bitters, Twist

Bobby Burns 
Scotch, Vermouth, Benedictine

Tequila, Grapefruit Soda, Simple Syrup, Lime, Salt Rim

Barrel Aged Cachaca, Fresh Lime, Simple Syrup


A Manhattan Project 
1776 Rye Whiskey, Leopold Bro’s Michigan Tart Cherry Whiskey, Grand Poppy, Cherry

What’s the Cynario 
Citrus Vodka, Cucumber Vodka, Cynar, Citrus Soda, Strawberry

Roscoe Piscotrane 
Pisco, Dimi, Lime, Simple Syrup, Lime Wheel

The Maximilliam Affair 
Vida Mezcal, Mathilda Framboise, Amaro Nonino, Lime

In The Midnight 
Breckenridge Gin, White Creme de Cacao, Lavender Bitters, Mole Bitters, Rosemary Olive Oil

Tap Beer

4 Seasonal Colorado Tap Beers

Specialty Bottles

Three Barrel Brewing, Del Norte, CO

Burnt Toast Brown Ale
Hop Trash IPA
Bad Phil Pale Ale
Thursday Special Coconut Brown Lager
Black Yak Black Ale
Pemba Sherpa Saison Ale
Chill Session Amber
Tre Anasaaz Sour Ale (375ml)
Primera Luz – Sour Ale Aged with Tart Dried Orange (500 ml)
Wood Aged Sour Ale (500 ml)
Saliente – Fry Hopped Sour Ale
Melazza – Ancho Chile Chocolate Sour Ale

Odell Brewing Company, Fort Collins, CO 750 ml

Pina Agria – Sour Ale Brewed with Pineapple
Barrel Thief – Oak Aged Imperial IPA
The Meddler Oud Bruin – Sour Brown Ale

New Belguim Brewing, Fort Collins, CO 22oz

Lips of Faith – Transatlantique Kriek, Sour Ale Aged on Cherries
Lips of Faith – 2015 La Folie, Sour Brown Ale
Lips of Faith – Blackberry Barleywine

Left Hand Brewing Co, Longmont, CO 12oz

Nitro Milk Stout

Golden City Brewery, Golden, CO

Legendary Red Ale
Khumbu Kolsch


Scourmont Abbey – Chimay Red, Dubbel Style Trappist Ale, 11.2oz
Scourmont Abbey – Chimay Blue, Belgian Dark Strong Style Trappist Ale, 11.2oz
Huygue Brewery – Delirium Tremens, Belgian Strong Pale Ale, 11.2oz
Brouwerij Verhaeghe – Duchesse De Bourgogne, Flanders Red Ale, 11.2oz
Liefmans Brouwerij – Cuvee Brut Kriek, Ale Brewed with Cherries, 22oz

Other Bottles

Glutiny – Gluten Free Pale Ale, New Belgium Brewing, Ft. Collins, CO
Coors Banquet, Golden, CO
Coor Light, Golden, CO
Blue Moon, Golden, CO
Colorado Native Amber Lager, CO
Bud Light, St. Louis, MO
Pacifico, Mexico
Pilsner Urquell, Czech Republic

Wines by the Glass

Prosecco Mionetto (187ml) Italy
Merlot Domaine de Pellehaut Gascogne
Riesling Guy Drew Cortez, CO
Sauvignon Blanc Micheal David California
Gewurztraminer Garret Estate Olathe, CO
Pinot Grigio Biagio Italy
Viognier Vino Salida Salida, CO
Chardonnay Crow Canyon California
Pinot Nior Grayson California
Merlot Crow Canyon California
Chianti Biago Tuscany
Malbec Black Cabra Argentina
Tempranillo Flaco Spain
Cabernet Sauvignon Crow Canyon California
Zinfandel Valravn Sonoma County
Port Fonseca Ruby Portugal
Port Cockburn Tawney Portugal
Monastrell Olivares Jumilla

Colorado Spirits


Deerhammer Down Time – Buena Vista
Woods Tenderfoot – Salida
Woods Rye – Salida
Leopold Bros Small Batch – Denver
Leopold Bros Maryland Style Rye – Denver
Woody Creek Rye – Basalt
Dancing Pines Bourbon – Loveland
Breckenridge Bourbon – Breckenridge
Boathouse Bourbon – Salida
10th Mountain Bourbon – Vail
10th Mountain Rye – Vail


Woods Treeline – Salida
Woods Barrel Rested – Salida
Woods Dry Hopped – Salida
Leopold Bros Small Batch – Denver
Spirit Hound – Lyons
Deerhammer Bullwheel – Buena Vista
Dancing Pines – Loveland


Woody Creek – Basalt
Soiled Doves – Durango
Leopold Bros Silver Tree – Denver
Cap Rock – Hotchkiss
Breckenridge – Breckenridge
10th Mountain – Vail

Bistro Spirits


Single Malt

Springbank 18 yr – Campbeltown
Longrow – Campbeltown
Glenmorangie – Highland
Glenlivet 12 yr – Highland
Usquabach – Highlands
Laphroig 10 yr – Islay
Smokehead – Islay
Kilchoman – Islay
Tamdhu 10 yr – Speyside
Glenrothes – Speyside
Abelour 12 yr – Speyside
Arran 10 yr – Island
Arran Sauternes Barrel – Island
Scapa 16 yr – Island
Nikka, Coffey Grain – Japan
Nikka, Taketsuru Pur Malt – Japan


Johnnie Walker Black Label
Johnnie Walker Red Label
Pigs Nose 5 yr
Monkey Shoulder
Sheep Dip

Irish Whiskey

Red Breast
The Knot Whiskey Liqueur


Willett Pot Still
Old Bardstown
Angels Envy Port Barrel Aged
Eagle Rare
Colonel E H Taylor
Buffalo Trace
Breaker – California
Rowan’s Creek
Basil Hayden
1792 Ridgemont Reserve
Noah’s Mill
Makers Mark

Rye Whiskey

Willett – Kentucky
James E Pepper 1776 – Kentucky
Bulleit – Indiana
Russells Reserve – Kentucky
Redemption – Kentucky
Whistle Pig – Vermont


Courvoisier VSOP – Cognac
Pierre Ferrand – Cognac
Le Reviseur Single Estate VSOP – Cognac
Santa Fe Spirits Apple Brandy – Santa Fe, NM
Deerhammer – Buena Vista, CO


Grand Mayan Silver
Grand Mayan Extra Anejo
Gran Centanario Anejo
Corralejo Anejo
Corralejo Blanco
Casamigos Blanco
Casamigos Reposado
Casamigos Anejo
Dos Manos Anejo
Tres Manos Anejo
Don Abraham Organic Blanco
Don Abraham Organic Anejo
Sangre de Vida Reposado


Del Maguey Vida
Los Amantes Reposado
Sangre de Vida Reposado


Opthimus 15 yr – Dominican Republic
Plantation XO – Barbados
Plantation Pineapple – Trinidad & Tobago


Leopold Bros Highland Amaro – Denver
R Jelinek Fernet – Czech Republic
Fernet Branca – Italy
Cynar – Italy
Lazzaroni Fernet – Italy
Lazzaroni Amaro – Italy
Averna Amaro – Italy
CioCiaro – Italy
Amaro Nonino – Italy
S. Maria al Monte – Italy


Kettle One – Holland
Monopolowa – Austria
Absolut – Sweden
Skyy – San Fransisco
Tito’s – Texas


Old Raj Red – Scotland
Old Raj Blue – Scotland
Tanqueray – England
Beefeater – England
Bloom – England
Bombay Sapphire – England


La Fee – Paris
Leopold Bros Absinthe Verte – Denver
Absinthe Ordinaire – Provance


Dancing Pines Chai – Loveland
Alexander Grappa – Italy
Green Chartreuse – France
Yellow Chartreuse – France
Benedictine – France
Grand Marnier – France
Molinari Sambuca – Italy
Romana Sambuca – Italy
Drambuie – Scotland
Lazzaroni Amaretto – Italy
Disaronno Amaretto – Italy
Leopold Bros 3 Pin Herbal – Denver
Leopold Bros French Press – Denver
Leopold Bros Apertivo – Denver
Campari – Italy
Aperol – Italy
Becherovka – Czech Republic
Maurin Quina – France
Fruit Lab Jasmine – California
Grand Poppy Bitter – California
Frangelico – Italy
Kahlua – Mexico
Bailey’s Irish Cream – Ireland
Dimmi – Italy