Guidebook for Vail

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Guidebook for Vail

Food Scene

Fresh margaritas and fajitas on a deck staring at Vail Mountain! Great spot for happy hour on a beautiful afternoon, and the patio is dog friendly!
El Sabor
660 Lionshead Place
Fresh margaritas and fajitas on a deck staring at Vail Mountain! Great spot for happy hour on a beautiful afternoon, and the patio is dog friendly!
Try the Vonnderful!
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Blue Moose Pizza
675 Lionshead Place
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Try the Vonnderful!
Authentic Southern barbecue with a side of local flair - we love this place so much we booked them to cater our wedding!
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Moe's Original BBQ
616 West Lionshead Circle
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Authentic Southern barbecue with a side of local flair - we love this place so much we booked them to cater our wedding!
For those who can't go without a good green juice, Green Elephant has it dialed in. Try the Ginger Shot for an instant pick-me-up!
Green Elephant Juicery Lionshead
616 West Lionshead Circle
For those who can't go without a good green juice, Green Elephant has it dialed in. Try the Ginger Shot for an instant pick-me-up!
Dog friendly patio!
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Bart & Yeti's
553 East Lionshead Circle
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Dog friendly patio!
Uber-Western decor makes for a fun atmosphere, and the outdoor patio is a perfect spot in the summer for large parties. No reservations needed!
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Bully Ranch Restaurant
20 Vail Road
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Uber-Western decor makes for a fun atmosphere, and the outdoor patio is a perfect spot in the summer for large parties. No reservations needed!
Authentic Italian in a bustling, lively and warm dining atmosphere. A fun night out - ask to sit by a window!
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Campo De Fiori
100 East Meadow Drive
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Authentic Italian in a bustling, lively and warm dining atmosphere. A fun night out - ask to sit by a window!
BREAKFAST. If you're up for a short drive, Westside is the local place to be for breakfast - eggs benny, burritos, big plates of pancakes and massive Bloody Mary's!
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Westside Cafe & Market
2211 North Frontage Road West
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BREAKFAST. If you're up for a short drive, Westside is the local place to be for breakfast - eggs benny, burritos, big plates of pancakes and massive Bloody Mary's!
Local spot for coffee and juices!
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Yeti's Grind
141 East Meadow Drive
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Local spot for coffee and juices!
Feel the need to see and be seen? Matsuhisa is Nobu's creative spin on Asian cuisine. Not for the casual light-wallet diner - this is a big night out!
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Matsuhisa
141 E Meadow Dr
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Feel the need to see and be seen? Matsuhisa is Nobu's creative spin on Asian cuisine. Not for the casual light-wallet diner - this is a big night out!
Vail's newest bar spot has quickly become a local favorite - tasty appetizers and delicious cocktails! This is a great place to start the night for a progressive dinner.
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Mountain Standard
193 Gore Creek Drive
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Vail's newest bar spot has quickly become a local favorite - tasty appetizers and delicious cocktails! This is a great place to start the night for a progressive dinner.
Vail's highest rated restaurant - ever. Classy and refined, this is a date night spot!
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Sweet Basil
193 Gore Creek Drive
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Vail's highest rated restaurant - ever. Classy and refined, this is a date night spot!
We swear this is (barely, over Matsuhisa) the best sushi in Vail. The restaurant is small, so make a reservation or take your chances sitting at the bar!
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Yama Sushi
168 Gore Creek Drive
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We swear this is (barely, over Matsuhisa) the best sushi in Vail. The restaurant is small, so make a reservation or take your chances sitting at the bar!
Yes, like John Elway. Welcome to Broncos country! Elway's is a polished steakhouse - try the lamb chop fondue!
Elway's
174 Gore Creek Drive
Yes, like John Elway. Welcome to Broncos country! Elway's is a polished steakhouse - try the lamb chop fondue!
Our favorite!!! Everything on the menu is fresh, organic, sustainable - very farm-to-table, but not in a pretentious manner. The Skuna Bay salmon is to die for.
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Slope Room
352 East Meadow Drive
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Our favorite!!! Everything on the menu is fresh, organic, sustainable - very farm-to-table, but not in a pretentious manner. The Skuna Bay salmon is to die for.
Good for dinner, better for lunch - the patio almost sits in Gore Creek, it's so close! Tasty salads and light options for lunch in Vail.
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Up the Creek
223 Gore Creek Drive
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Good for dinner, better for lunch - the patio almost sits in Gore Creek, it's so close! Tasty salads and light options for lunch in Vail.
A one-of-a-kind experience, complete with complimentary Gondola and snowcat ride to access the Game Creek Chalet. Beautiful views if you go early enough to catch sunset, world-class cuisine and wine, and a romantic evening to celebrate a special occasion. We'll happily tell you what to order!
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Game Creek Restaurant
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A one-of-a-kind experience, complete with complimentary Gondola and snowcat ride to access the Game Creek Chalet. Beautiful views if you go early enough to catch sunset, world-class cuisine and wine, and a romantic evening to celebrate a special occasion. We'll happily tell you what to order!

Shopping

I can't get enough of the base layers, which are crucial clothing in a mountain town!
Patagonia - Arrabelle
675 Lionshead Place
I can't get enough of the base layers, which are crucial clothing in a mountain town!
Good spot to rent bikes for cruising the Valley or rocking the downhill lines on Vail Mountain!
Vail Ski Tech
555 East Lionshead Circle
Good spot to rent bikes for cruising the Valley or rocking the downhill lines on Vail Mountain!
In case you are in need of something for Fido - boutique shop that also carries the necessities.
The Pet Boutique of Vail
182 Gore Creek Drive
In case you are in need of something for Fido - boutique shop that also carries the necessities.

Everything Else

Need a quiet place to sit and soak up the fresh mountain air? The Library is across the street from us, right on Gore Creek.
Vail Public Library
292 West Meadow Drive
Need a quiet place to sit and soak up the fresh mountain air? The Library is across the street from us, right on Gore Creek.
Indoor ice skating in the summer! Very family friendly.
John A. Dobson Ice Arena
321 East Lionshead Circle
Indoor ice skating in the summer! Very family friendly.
CUPCAKES. Enough said. Lauren creates some addictingly delectable treats!
Mountain Cupcakes
141 East Meadow Drive
CUPCAKES. Enough said. Lauren creates some addictingly delectable treats!
In need of a luxurious afternoon? Book a therapy at the Spa and soothe your stresses in Roman baths, steam and sauna before a massage or body treatment. I love the facials treatments!
The Arrabelle at Vail Square
675 Lionshead Place
In need of a luxurious afternoon? Book a therapy at the Spa and soothe your stresses in Roman baths, steam and sauna before a massage or body treatment. I love the facials treatments!

Sightseeing

Take the Eagle Bahn Gondola up to Eagle's Nest to bask in the view of Mt. of the Holy Cross, grab some lunch, take a hike, or visit Adventure Ridge for some outdoor fun! Dogs not allowed UP.
Eagle Bahn Gondola
699 Interstate 70 Frontage Road
Take the Eagle Bahn Gondola up to Eagle's Nest to bask in the view of Mt. of the Holy Cross, grab some lunch, take a hike, or visit Adventure Ridge for some outdoor fun! Dogs not allowed UP.

Drinks & Nightlife

Live music, fun atmosphere.
King's Club
20 Vail Rd
Live music, fun atmosphere.
Casual sports bar and late-night spot. Live music and cougar hunting!
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Red Lion
304 Bridge Street
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Casual sports bar and late-night spot. Live music and cougar hunting!
The George is a local favorite! Just before the covered bridge.
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The George Restaurant & Pub
292 East Meadow Drive
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The George is a local favorite! Just before the covered bridge.
Vail's first distillery and only tasting room welcomes you with warm woods and a beautiful array of alcohol and swag - great for happy hour or apres ski!
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10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirits
227 Bridge St
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Vail's first distillery and only tasting room welcomes you with warm woods and a beautiful array of alcohol and swag - great for happy hour or apres ski!

Essentials

Local liquor store!
Lionshead Liquor Store
641 Lionshead Place
Local liquor store!
Liquor store with extensive selection - INSIDE City Market, so you can grab everything you need in one stop!
Alpine Wine & Spirits
2109 North Frontage Road West
Liquor store with extensive selection - INSIDE City Market, so you can grab everything you need in one stop!
Grocery store, across the highway from us.
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City Market
2109 North Frontage Road West
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Grocery store, across the highway from us.

Arts & Culture

Full menu AND bar menu AND big comfy leather recliners! Sip on some wine, dive into calamari or a full entree, and enjoy the show!
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CinéBistro at Solaris
141 East Meadow Drive
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Full menu AND bar menu AND big comfy leather recliners! Sip on some wine, dive into calamari or a full entree, and enjoy the show!