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Vail and Beaver Creek Dining
Find a comprehensive list of dining and entertainment possibilities in Vail, Beaver Creek and throughout the Vail Valley in Colorado displayed alphabetically. To view all Vail area dining check "all areas". Narrow your search to just one town, or search by type of dining including, on-mountain, delivery and java, bakeries & cafes.
Allie's, set high on Beaver Creek Mountain amid a grove of pine trees, offers stunning views of the valley and village below, as well as equally stunning cuisine. Menu items are made up of fresh regional ingredients, and all dishes come with a dash of contemporary flair. Named for Allie Townsend, a notable 19th-century Beaver Creek socialite, the restaurant definitely evokes feelings of frontier days gone by. Allie's is available for group events all winter long.
Located Slopeside, at the Base of the Centennial Lift, the Beaver Creek Chophouse sits amidst all the activity of Beaver Creek Mountain. Take in the picturesque views from our spacious deck and truly soak in the mountain life as you enjoy a refreshing beverage and an après snack or two served up by our accommodating staff. We welcome families at the Chophouse, and want to assure that not only the parents enjoy their meal at our restaurant, but that a pleasant experience has been created for the children as well. All guests served by 6pm will be offered a complimentary ice cream sundae for each child at the table (12 and under) dining at the restaurant that evening.
15 W. Thomas Place, Slopeside P.O. Box 5549 Beaver Creek CO 81620
Blue Moose is a beloved regional chain specializing in pizzas with pizazz. A number of the pies are one-of-a-kind mashups of pizza and some other dish (note the lasagna pizza, the bacon cheeseburger pizza, the buffalo wing pizza and the philly cheesesteak pizza). Of course, all your traditional favorites are available as well, along with a tempting selection of other Italian entrees (calzones, paninnis, spaghetti, fettucine, and eggplant or chicken parmesan). A fine wine list and a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere help make every trip to Blue Moose a fun one.
76 Avondale Lane, P.O. Box 5549, Beaver Creek CO 81620
A fairly new addition to the village center is Foxnut Asian Fusion & Sushi. It's trendy interior of bright pink walls hung with Asian magazine ads, chartreuse booths and hanging lanterns deviates from the elegant Beaver Creek norm, but sushi fans love it.
The Plaza, Beaver Creek Village Beaver Creek CO 81620
Grouse Mountain Grill is located in The Pines Lodge, a chic European Ski Lodge nestled in the forest hillside of Beaver Creek Ski Resort, the dining room exudes a comfortable mountain ambiance with spectacular views. Enjoy Tony Gulizia nightly during the high seasons as he entertains with his world-class jazz piano and vocals. The wine list is an award winning compilation of some of the finest, hard to find domestic wines with a touch of world representations.
Savor superb cuisine that reflects the changing seasons within our inviting Beaver Creek restaurants. Divine selections cater to every taste, mood, and appetite with flavorful fare and a relaxed atmosphere. Whether visiting our delightful alpine restaurants with your family, colleagues or friends, you’ll find our premier Beaver Creek Colorado restaurants to be exactly what you are looking for. Bivans - Discover a sumptuous blend of culinary and visual delights at our signature Vail restaurant, Bivans. Equally fitting for a family feast or a romantic dinner by candlelight, the warm decor, incredible view and tantalizing cuisine of this casual, friendly restaurant sets the mood for a perfect dining.
50 West Thomas Place P.O. Box 1595 Avon CO 81620-1595
Saddleridge has the feeling of the old west with forty-foot ceilings and a huge fireplace. The restaurant features a large collection of Indian and American Western artifacts, adding to the elegant yet comfortable dining experience.
Our chef David was Executive Chef at Sweet Basil in the Vail Village for 9 years before becoming Executive Chef at Splendido At The Chateau in 1994. David relies on coaxing rather than manipulating the best flavors out of quality ingredients and complimenting them with delicate yet flavorfully distinct flavors. Splendido is the perfect place for both romantic weddings and smooth dining experience with mountain views and sophisticated suroundings, as well as a great place to host your corporate group both small and large.
17 Chateau Lane P. O. Box 2498 Avon (Beaver Creek) CO 81620
The Dusty Boot, despite its being part saloon, is an ideal family-dining destination. The atmosphere is fun, rustic and casual, as is the cuisine. Lunchtime is a Mexican fiesta complete with fajitas, chimichangas and enchiladas. Come dinner hour, the place shifts gears, offering up a wide selection of American-style comfort food. Choose from pesto pasta, bourbon chicken, pork ribs, a full-pound T-bone steak, bacon-wrapped filet mignon, crab cakes, prime rib and more. The menu even offers the opportunity to "Build yer own darn burger, however ya' like it." Be sure to wash it all down with a frosty-cold local micro brew. See website for full menus, banquet details and more.
Saint James Place Building Beaver Creek CO 81620
The Golden Eagle Inn is a American cuisine restaurant serving exotic mountain cuisine including fresh pasta, fish, beef, fowl and wild game. With entrees such as medallions of Australian kangaroo and roast loin of elk on the menu, guests can take a culinary world tour without leaving their seats. Decorations are Bavarian and desert Southwest, exactly the unlikely mix you'd expect from a restaurant that serves a blue corn elk quesadilla and other tasty treats.
Toscanini is Beaver Creek's beloved Italian restaurant serving traditional and contemporary takes on Italian cuisine. The restaurant boasts a wine list that has won the restauarant the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for the past 5 years.
Beaver Creek Village 60 Avondale Lane Beaver Creek CO 81620
For Mexican-inspired southwestern comfort food, look no further. Start with a starter of posole, chile verde or menudo, all filled with hearty meats, fresh veggies and spiced to perfection. Classic Mexican standards are done right here, from chile rellenos to burritos and enchiladas. Little touches like tri-color chips, creamy jalapeno sauce and blue corn tortillas help to keep this place a step a ahead of the competition. The punch-packin' margaritas don't hurt either. For dessert, go for flan or the slightly more oddball fruit-filled chimichangas.
The Gore Range Brewery is one of the liveliest restaurants in the Vail Valley. With its casual atmosphere, excellent beer, and great food, locals and visitors all agree that it is one of their favorites. From great family dining to pub crawls and busy Friday nights, the Gore Range Brewery fits everyone's needs. For lunch or dinner, they are never empty, and are always excited to serve you. Come in and try our world famous beers and stay for the amazing food.
Rick & Kellys puts a French twist on meals fit for mountain-man appetites. Appetizers range from traditional pates and onion soups to baked cheeses and sea scallop gratin. Pizzas are topped with decidedly French combinations (caramelized onion and gruyere; andouille sausage and spinach). They offer four different mussel preparations, including saffron and cream and skillet roasted. Enticing as all that is, the real draw here is the steak. Choose from five luxurious recipes, all served with Rick & Kellys. As if that were not enough, the menu is rounded out by roast chicken, veal and lamp chops, burgers and a number of seafood options. See website for full menu and more.
The French Press is a neighborhood white tablecloth French bistro. We have a 100+ bottle boutique wine list, with wines to please every price category. Our entrees feature organic ingredients and creative preparations. We also serve breakfast and lunch in a casual coffeehouse atmosphere.
Creative American Cuisine specializing in seafood, meat, vegetarian and homemade pasta dishes. Upscale dining at a great value. Chef Michael changes his menu seasonally always using the freshest product available. Vista's award winning wine list is known for its affordability. Signature dish: Yellowfin Tuna, seared rare, with red curry mashed potatoes, sautéed baby bok choy and a soy-ginger glaze. “BEST RESTAURANT IN AVON 2004-2006” Vail Daily Reader’s Poll. “WINE SPECTATOR’S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE” 2001-2007.
Began as a tearoom and bakery in 1976, this restaurant serves an extensive menu of rich and fine continental cuisine in an authentic European atmosphere in one of four intimate dining rooms. Open daily for lunch and dinner.
The Altitude Club and Cafe at the Evergreen Lodge is the Vail's premier sports bar and restaurant, featuring 14 big screen tv's, 3 regulation size pool tables, Golden Tee video golf. Breakfast and dinner includes American favorites.
Summer: Billy's Island Grill, in Vail, Colorado, was created by owner Billy Suarez to provide a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere where people can enjoy an excellent dining experience at a reasonable price. Billy's features the only handcarved steaks in Vail, along with succulent prime rib, the freshest seafood, pasta and chicken specialties and the largest and best salad bar in town. In the summer, you can relax on our huge, sunny deck. It's the perfect way to top off a day of hiking, biking or golf. Quench your thirst with our Mango Margarita, Billy's Boat Drink or any number of refreshing beers from around the world.
Winter: After a hard day of skiing in the winter stop by Billy's for Apres Ski. Enjoys great views of the mountains while relaxing with your favorite refreshments and one of our incredible appetizers, like our signature Tuna Nachos, the unique Coconut Crunchy Shrimp or the fresh Sashimi Plate.
610 West Lionshead Circle Unit C200 Vail CO 81657
There is something for everyone on the menu at this bistro style restaurant which offers creative, fresh, and zippy cuisine such as Chinese Tootsie Rolls, Gypsy Schnitzel, Spaghetti a la Checci , Mustard Pepper Steak and green eggs and ham. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
193 East Gore Creek Drive Vail CO 81657-4549
A lively, warm, and festive Italian restaurant which serves some of the most authentic Italian cuisine in the area, prepared with only the finest ingredients and complemented by a great selection of fine wines. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
100 East Meadow Drive Suite 24 Vail CO 81657
All of the delicious meals at this restaurant are prepared by master Chinese chefs with items on the menu including Kung Pao chicken, whole fish, and Valcon shrimp. They are open nightly for dinner plus serve lunch Monday through Friday.
The Foods of Vail Gourmet Retail Shop offers prepared meals, homemade soups, frozen appetizers, imported and domestic cheeses and a large variety of olive oils, vinegars and distinct sauces. We offer hot soup, freshly made salads and sandwiches for lunch, and gourmet prepared meals for dinner. Our sausages, olives, dips, pates, cheeses and crackers are perfect for a mountain picnic. Stock your freezer with our soups and casseroles for convenient and nourishing après-ski meals. For the experienced cook, we carry hard-to-find ingredients from around the world. We will procure prime meats and seafood for you with advance notice. Delivery service is available. Planning a casual party for 20? Need a family dinner for tonight? Let Foods of Vail make your life easier by planning your event.
150 E. Beaver Creek Blvd. P.O. Box 4119 Avon CO 81620
Since buying La Tour Restaurant & Bar in 1998, Chef Ferzacca has taken contemporary French cooking to a new level in Vail. La Tour features culinary elegance set in a "chic and trendy setting," according to one writer. As a result, it is known by Vail Valley locals as the restaurant "where the chefs go to eat." A certified sommelier, Chef Ferzacca has made sure that it's high quality also extends to its wine list. With more than 350 selections, La Tour Restaurant & Bar has been given an "Award of Excellence" the past seven consecutive years by Wine Spectator magazine. It has six sommeliers certified with the Court of Master Sommeliers on its staff, more than any other restaurant in Colorado.
The Lancelot, Vail's original Prime Rib House since 1969. Known for our slow roasted Prime Rib, we also serve a variety of USDA Choice steaks. The menu includes a selection of fresh fish and seafood entrees. The Lancelot is a favorite among those who come back to Vail, year after year.
Known to locals simply as the French Deli, this Lionshead landmark is great place to for breakfast or lunch. Sit next to a Vail Ski Instructor while you sip your morning coffee or gourmet sandwich at lunch. Also kids will love the ice cream and raw cookie dough, or cookie tartar as it is known at the French Deli.
Specialty: Cafe, Bakery, cafe late, brownies, Delicatessen, Bakeries, Deli.
Cuisine: Deli, Bakeries, American (Traditional).
Feature: Brunch, Breakfast, Local Favorites.
Price: On Budget Prices
Mezzaluna Vail - Serving modern Italian cuisine including thin-crust oven fired pizzas since 2002. Serious Italian food in a fun, hip atmosphere! Be sure to check out the best patio in Vail overlooking the Gore Creek River. With late night happy hour from 10pm to midnight every night, refreshing signature drinks and over 100 bottles on our wine list we have something for everyone. Group functions, weddings, banquet facilities - we cater every occasion.
At Mi Zuppa Restaurant Vail the menu changes on a day to day basis reflecting the seasons, the weather, and the whim of the on-site staff. One thing is certain there is always something on the menu to suit everyone’s taste-from a hearty vegetable soup to a flavorful seafood gumbo. Chicken noodle soup or a warm tasty bowl of chili. Normally there is always a vegetarian and low carbohydrate soup available. All of our soups are healthy and nourishing because they are made form fresh natural ingredients.
The Ore House restaurant is Vail Village's landmark steak and seafood restaurant since 1969. We feature a wide variety of steaks, prime rib, ribs, chicken and seafood, including crab, also have a special children's menu. Taste some of the best drinks and appetizers in the Ore House Bar. You can enjoy your lunch & dinner at the sunny deck overlooking the Bridge Street. Reservations for private parties and group lunches & dinners are also accepted. The signature steaks of Ore House are a must try. An après menu in the bar is featured beginning at 4:00 daily and 3:30 on the weekends. Daily après drink specials include $2 Domestic Bottles and $3 House margaritas. Reservations are gladly accepted by phone after 4:30 daily. We look forward to seeing everyone in the upcoming season.
Our restaurant features some of the best BBQ around the world. We learned from a pro. Our brother-in-law, Duane Felker – owner of Carson City BBQ out of Carson City NV, has lent us his fantastic recipes and style of delicious back country BBQ. His business has been featured on the food network and his sauce has won hundreds of awards. Duane has branched out to Colorado and we now present Piney River BBQ. We feature a secret sauce made fresh in our kitchen, home-made baked bean, and you gotta try our pulled pork! Season - Memorial Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. Open from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Other times available for groups.
Piney River is private property but the road leading to us is White River National Forest. USFS controls the road to our gate. We are not open for lunch in winter.
2077 N Frontage Rd W Ste 113 Vail CO 81657-4960
Russell's Restaurant and Bar has been a local’s hot spot for years. We offer a wide range of the highest quality steaks and fresh seafood all served in a relaxed atmosphere. Russell’s has a truly magnificent location; a few feet from the Gore Creek and the Covered Bridge at the bottom of Bridge Street. Stop in to try our world famous Alaskan king crab legs or our house specialty, Russell’s Steak Diane. Reservations are strongly recommended. We hope to see you soon.
Former Uptown Grill Owners Susan and Joel Fritz, invite you to try the Sapphire Restaurant and Oyster Bar for a unique dining experience featuring award - winning, innovative American cuisine with a flair. In addition to taste-tempting dinner and lunch menus with something for every taste, appetite and budget, Sapphire offers Vail's only "raw bar" complete with the freshest-available oysters, crack-and-peel shrimp and other delicacies from the sea. Daily seafood and regional specialities also are available. All this fine fare is served in a comfortable and warm atmosphere by friendly people who enjoy making you feel at home.
Sweet Basil is a creative, modern American restaurant located in the heart of the Vail Village, voted Colorado’s Most Popular Restaurant by the Zagat survey. The menu features imaginative cuisine with an innovative array of diverse influences. A destination for wine lovers as well, our wine list features over 500 carefully chosen selections from around the world. Lunch is served Monday through Friday. Dinner is served nightly. Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays. The bar is open throughout the day.
Da Vinci Restaurant @Vail Plaza Hotel & Club, offers Mediterranean inspired contemporary American fine dining. An outstanding wine list complements the menu selections, with choices from the finest vineyards in Europe and the Americas. The elegant ambience accentuates the fine dining experience. To make a reservation: (970) 477-8050
Crossroads Wine and Spirits & Wild West Steaks and Seafood is a perfect place for dining gourmet food. They are now offering a delivery service to Aspen, Telluride and Vail. They offer many bottles of wine from small producers that afford clients extreme value over a wide range of prices! 400 Craft Beers including 70 bombers plus one of the state’s largest selections of liquor! Wild West is a specialty food store offering artisan and farmstead cheeses, top choice or better steaks, fresh off the dock Hawaiian Seafood, exotic main course meats, the world’s best chocolate, pantry items and more. The prices are great & the quality unsurpassed… a little planning with these 2 shops can go a long way to enhancing your time spent in Colorado.
The Avon Bakery & Deli has been a long standing staple of excellence for both food and service in the Vail Valley. Founded in 2000, the Avon Bakery & Deli set out to be the best bakery in the Vail Valley and surrounding areas. Offering an unmatched level of product day in and day out the Avon Bakery & Deli continues to be the locals favorite, and local restaurants chosen baker. Many of the fine dining establishments from Eagle to Edwards to Vail all use the Avon Bakery & Deli's Breads every day.
Covered Bridge Coffee has been a Vail institution for 20 years or more. You can get coffee anywhere. Here, you can get coffee, smoothies, baked treats and more - all in the shadow of Vail Village's famous Covered Bridge. Even the coffee itself is a cut above the rest, with selections such as the Coffee-Mocha-Choca-Vanilla-Snickers Latte, your thirst for uniqueness will be quickly quenched.
This freezer-isle ice cream, which had humble beginnings in the 1920s, has been sold in franchised shops since 1976. Small and neat, the unassuming shops are devoid of splashy colors or cartoon characters. Ice cream names are straightforward--Green Tea, Dulce de Leche, Bailey's Irish Cream--but the flavors are sophisticated. The Belgian Chocolate is dark and speckled with bittersweet flecks. There are also thick, creamy shakes and malts. Some locations sell ice cream cakes made with Haagen-Dazs ice cream and creamy frosting. These cakes must be picked up in-store.