Feed your soul in Vail, Colorado, with an eclectic mix of restaurants - from sunny outdoor patios to contemporary eateries. A culinary adventure, Vail Valley is home to over 100 incredible restaurants that dish up gastro goodies from around the world. After a day on the slopes, enjoy apres ski dining on Vail Mountain or in our charming villages. Whether you are craving a juicy burger, fresh seafood, smoked baby backs, or live music under blue skies, Vail is an exciting dining destination with an urban vibe and mountain ambiance. Vail International is just steps from popular restaurants in Vail Village and Lionshead.
Sweet Basil - New American/ Vail Village -
Colorado's Most Popular Restaurant by the Zagat survey, Sweet Basil is a modern restaurant in Vail Village, serving creative, contemporary American cuisine with diverse influences. For wine lovers, Sweet Basil has a superb wine list of over 500 selections from around the world. Serving lunch and dinner daily, Sweet Basil has been a popular Vail restaurant for over 30 years. Ph: 970-476-0125
Mountain Standard - Vail Village -
Rustic bold flavors cooked over an open fire will be featured at one of Vail's newest restaurants, Mountain Standard, opening in December of 2012 in Vail Village along the Gore Creek. It will be a relaxed tavern atmosphere from the creators of Sweet Basil. Look for applewood grilled steaks, rotisserie chicken, fish and vegetables. Lunch entrees from $12 - $20 and dinner entrees from $18 to $35. 11:30 am - 10 pm Ph: 970-476-0123.
Red Lion - American/Vail Village -
Vail's most popular restaurant and après ski bar serves delicious cuisine and live entertainment in a casual atmosphere. The restaurant offers dinner and lunch sandwiches, soups, salads, burgers, hickory-smoked ribs, and mouthwatering specialties like the Black Angus New York Strip, Cowboy Ribeye and Rosanna's Spaghetti & Sausage. The front patio is the perfect spot for dining, relaxing and people watching in Vail. Ph: 970-476-7676
Kelly Liken - Seasonal American/Vail Village -
Kelly Liken serves seasonal American cuisine passionately created with locally produced and cultivated products of each season. This Vail restaurant serves the freshest seasonal fare with changing menus, and over 250 wines and stellar wines by the glass. Enjoy a unique dining experience in Vail that will blow you away. You may have seen Kelly Liken on Iron Chef on the Food Network. Ph: 970-479-0175
Elway's - Steakhouse/Vail Village -
Fine dining in a lively, contemporary atmosphere with friendly service, located in the Lodge at Vail. USDA hand cut prime steaks, Colorado lamb and fresh fish. 350 bottle wine list. This is the third location for Elway's, with two others in downtown Denver and Cherry Creek. Open for apres ski and dinner. Ph: 970-754-7818.
Bart and Yeti's - American/Lionshead Village -
Just north of the Eagle Bahn Gondola, this laid-back Vail restaurant serves delicious American comfort food, including barbecue baby back ribs, crispy fried chicken, juicy burgers and fresh salads in a Western saloon-style setting. Grilled portabello mushroom sandwiches, spicy Southwestern green chile, and Irish stew are favorites. Ph: 970-476-2754
Montauk Seafood Grill - Seafood/Lionshead -
Where the ocean meets the mountains, Montauk Seafood Grill offers a casual and fun dining experience in Vail. The restaurant serves fresh seafood and steaks, raw seafood, as well as divine appetizers, soups, salads and wines. Try their signature dish, Ahi Tuna served rare, and the Herb Crusted Wild Alaskan Halibut. Ph: 970-476-260
Garfinkel's - American/Lionshead -
Garfinkel's is a favorite Vail dining spot in Lionshead for tourists and locals. This Vail restaurant and bar offers fantastic food, drink specials, and entertainment. The large sunny deck provides great apres ski and late spring and summer dining experiences. Ph: 970-476-3789