There are so many great dining options in the Vail Valley, and they tend to get booked up quickly around the peak Holiday times! We recommend booking early. Here are some recommendations with links to a some of our favorites!
We suggest booking all of these restaurants either direct with your chosen restaurant, or via Open Table for up to date availability (their app is great for keeping track of your bookings, and for last minute changes!) We are always happy to give our personal opinions on restaurants, or quote for a more personalized service, so feel free to call us if you don’t see an option you are looking for here, or you need some extra assistance!
Russells Steakhouse - A great bar area, loved by locals and visitors alike, family friendly, and reasonably priced. Great staff.
Mountain Standard - Contemporary mountain cuisine, great decor, craft cocktails and a lively atmosphere all make this one of Vail’s most popular spots.
Los Amigos - Affordable and slopeside, this Mexican restaurant is a great place for lunch and for soaking up some Après.
Sweet Basil - Award Winning food at 8150 feet! Make sure to book, or take your chances and grab a seat at the bar, you will not be disappointed!!
White Bison - Great atmosphere and a fantastic deck in the heart of the Village, White Bison serves Colorado Cuisine and often has music for Après Ski.
Yama - A chic small sushi restaurant and bar situated right in the center of town. Creative sushi with flair! Be sure to book!
Almresi - Get your Lederhösen fix with this modern twist on European Rustic. Fantastic food, and some classic choices.
Westside - A family favorite for breakfast in West Vail, delivering great and satisfying breakfasts, lunches and dinners 7 days a week. No car, then jump on the in town bus! No reservations.
La Bottega - Fantastic Italian fare, great atmosphere and a lovely bar. Family friendly with so many options even for the pickiest eaters!
Vendettas - Great Après Ski, lunches and dinners. Reservations taken too!
Montauk - Wonderful fresh fish, flown in daily. In Lionshead, this is another great family option, with a newly renovated bar which is also great for dining!
Other Restaurants worth a mention which do not take reservations..
The Bully Ranch @ The Sonnenalp for a great Burger www.bullyranchrestaurant.com
Ludwigs @ The Sonnenalp for one of the best brunches! www.sonnenalp.com/dining/breakfast/
The Bar @ Elways for Cocktails and/ or dinner www.elways.com/vail
The George for Happy Hour food and a game of pool! 970-476-2656
Moes BBQ - Fantastic, fast, affordable Southern food in Lionshead. www.moesoriginalbbq.com/lo/vail/