Vail Valley Restaurants

If you like to eat, you’ve arrived! The Vail Valley has sumptuous eateries, diners, cafes and even five-star restaurants. Foodies, rejoice! Vail restaurants are known for their creativity and varied menus. Dive into a sushi meal, nosh on an organic, free-range burger, take a break for a fresh-pressed green juice or put your diet on hold and enjoy fondue, thick-cut steaks and chicken burritos doused in green chili. There isn’t a chance to go hungry, nor is there a reason to have a boring meal while at a Vail Valley restaurant. Check out authentic Mexican in an Edwards restaurant, or a have a meal in an authentic saloon in a Minturn restaurant. If you don’t have time for a multi-starred, sit-down meal, visit a diner, café or sandwich shop for yum on the run. Avon restaurants and those in EagleVail offer down-home fare, delicious meals and more of a value. However, head up to a Beaver Creek restaurants for some of the best meals in the country. You can arrive to dinner by horse or sleigh or simply walk through the pedestrian village to an scrumptious Italian restaurant. Peruse the wine menu as you tempt your taste buds. Head west to the Wolcott, Gypsum and Eagle restaurants for a more sedate feel but no less of a delicious meal. Sports bars and breweries keep the dining atmosphere lively through Vail Valley restaurants. 

Delicious Options at Vail Valley Restaurants

One of the best part of dining at a Vail Valley restaurant is that you don’t have to dress up to eat like a king or queen. Enjoy a meal from a renowned chef, even if you choose to wear jeans to dinner. There will be no fuss and no pretension, but there will be plenty of good food. If you’re not quite up for a four-course meal, the offerings at a Vail Valley restaurant are just as delicious but without a scene. Fast-casual restaurants with healthy meals, fast service and interesting menu offerings are peppered throughout the Vail Valley and are definitely worth a visit. Don’t forget, however, the importance of coffee. No one else in the Vail Valley does! Locals love their Joe, cappuccinos, lattes, espressos and every variation thereof. It’s hard to climb a mountain or ski down a mountain without enough caffeine and maybe just a little sweet something to keep you energized and ready to go. And, what better way to end the day than with a hand-crafted beer, locally made spirit or Colorado wine? We have it all here, get your buzz, get your food and enjoy your time in the happy valley.

Restaurants in Vail Valley by Area

Vail | Beaver Creek | Minturn | Avon |  Edwards | Down Valley

Restaurants in Vail Valley by Category

8100 Mountainside Bar and Grill

Park Hyatt at Beaver Creek
Vail Valley Restaurant
50 W. Thomas Place, Beaver Creek
(970) 827-6610

This cozy restaurant is part of Park Hyatt Beaver Creek and offers a comfortable and tasteful environment for breakfast, lunch, dinner and happy hour. For breakfast try the traditional American fare or one of their specialty items, such as crab cakes or shrimp and grits. For lunch or dinner choose from options such as Chef Adam's lobster sandwich, roasted short ribs or house-made ravioli. Heated outdoor... read more

This cozy restaurant is part of Park Hyatt Beaver Creek and offers a comfortable and... read more

Altitude Bar and Grill

Evergreen Lodge at Vail
Vail Valley Restaurant
250 S. Frontage Road W., Vail
(970) 476-7810

Within Evergreen Lodge at Vail, Altitude Bar and Grill is the place for sports fans to go when it's game time. Casual American fare and classic bar food are what you'll find on the menu: pizzas, burgers, wings, sharable appetizers, sandwiches and sides. There's a TV in every nook and cranny of this place, so it's always easy to see a screen, whether you're sitting... read more

Within Evergreen Lodge at Vail, Altitude Bar and Grill is the place for sports fans... read more

Annapurna

Evergreen Lodge at Vail
Vail Valley Restaurant
250 S. Frontage Road W., Vail
(970) 476-7810

Despite the amazing variety of food options available throughout Vail Valley, very few restaurants beyond Annapurna will so greatly satisfy cravings for creamy curry dishes, the subtle taste of masala spices or a fiery vindaloo. Annapurna captures the diverse flavors of India and Nepal, with offerings that span the cultural and culinary variety of these areas. Samosas and soups are available for starters, along with... read more

Despite the amazing variety of food options available throughout Vail Valley, very few restaurants beyond... read more

Bearcat Stables

Vail Valley Restaurant
2701 Squaw Creek Road, Edwards
(970) 926-1578

Enjoy a magical outing at Bearcat Stables, which offers summer and winter horse-related activities and a cozy family-style restaurant. During the summer, enjoy guided single-day horseback rides or multi-day outings in the backcountry. When the weather turns cold and snowy, enjoy a romantic sleigh ride or a sleigh ride dinner. Whenever you go, budget in time to peruse the c. 1900s Bearden Homestead, which features historic... read more

Enjoy a magical outing at Bearcat Stables, which offers summer and winter horse-related activities and... read more

Beaver Creek Chophouse

Vail Valley Restaurant
15 W. Thomas Place, Beaver Creek
(970) 845-0555

Just steps from Beaver Creek's Centennial lift, the Beaver Creek Chophouse is the perfect place for apres-ski festivities or for launching into summer fun. With CBAR located inside the Beaver Creek Chophouse, you'll have a wide selection of drink options to accompany afternoon patio games and lead you into a meaty main course. The Beaver Creek Chophouse is known, above all, for its quality steaks,... read more

Just steps from Beaver Creek's Centennial lift, the Beaver Creek Chophouse is the perfect place... read more

Beaver Creek Village Experience

Vail Valley Restaurant

On any given day in Beaver Creek Village there are dozens of ways to fill your day. And, often, even when you decide which category of activity you're in for – whether it's an outdoor adventure, shopping and strolling through art galleries or relaxing at a spa – deciding where exactly to go and what to see can feel overwhelming, especially when you're trying to make the... read more

On any given day in Beaver Creek Village there are dozens of ways to fill... read more

Black Diamond Bistro

The Charter
Vail Valley Restaurant
120 Offerson Road, Beaver Creek
(970) 845-3198

This elegant resort eatery offers a daily happy hour, seasonal specials and upscale American fare. The starters include a wide variety of creative salads and options such as Maryland crab cakes and Thai-glazed shrimp. Main dish items include slow-roasted ribs, Colorado lamb and Colorado half-chicken. Be sure to try the root beer float for dessert. The Black Diamond Bistro also offers an extensive beer and cocktail... read more

This elegant resort eatery offers a daily happy hour, seasonal specials and upscale American fare.... read more

C Bar

Vail Valley Restaurant
15 W. Thomas Place, Avon
(970) 845-0700

C Bar is a popular aprés ski spot in Beaver Creek. Drop by for a drink or appetizer after a hard day on the slopes. The ambiance is a blend of a sports bar and an appetizer bar, and the menu offers a variety of quality items in a relaxed and casual environment. Try out Yesterday's Soup, which is the chef's blend of the flavors... read more

C Bar is a popular aprés ski spot in Beaver Creek. Drop by for a... read more

Coyote Cafe

Vail Valley Restaurant
210 The Plaza, Beaver Creek
(970) 949-5001

The Coyote Cafe is Beaver Creek's first bar and restaurant, and it's still a local favorite. The menu focuses primarily on Mexican food but also offers appetizers, salads, burgers, soups and chili as well as plenty of menu options for a vegan or vegetarian diet. In this relaxed and friendly ambiance, try out the fajitas, enchiladas or Mexican lasagna. But don't forget to sample one... read more

The Coyote Cafe is Beaver Creek's first bar and restaurant, and it's still a local... read more

Golden Eagle Inn Resturant

Vail Valley Restaurant
118 Beaver Creek Plaza, Beaver Creek
(970) 949-1940

This upscale, yet casual and relaxed mountain bistro is most popular for its specialty game dishes such as meatloaf, burgers and sausages. The duck wings with pumpkin seeds and the Mountain Burger are some of the local favorites. The menu also offers items like grilled salmon fillet or potato gnocchi as well as lighter fare and fresh salads. The Golden Eagle is especially proud of its local... read more

This upscale, yet casual and relaxed mountain bistro is most popular for its specialty game... read more

Grouse Mountain Grill

The Pines Lodge
Vail Valley Restaurant
141 Scott Hill Road, Beaver Creek
(970) 949-0600

Grouse Mountain Grill is considered one of the top restaurants in Beaver Creek. With an elegant and upscale ambiance, Grouse Mountain Grill was a winner of the 2016 Diner's Choice Award. While the menu changes each season, locals and tourists alike enjoy snacks and appetizers such as manchego and green onion tater tots or yellow fin Tuna Crudo. Handmade ravioli, scallops and pretzel-crusted pork chops are some... read more

Grouse Mountain Grill is considered one of the top restaurants in Beaver Creek. With an... read more

Hooked

Vail Valley Restaurant
122 Beaver Creek Plaza, Avon
(970) 949-4321

Hooked is considered the premier sushi and Japanese restaurant in Beaver Creek. In addition to traditional as well as creative sushi offerings, Hooked has its own fishmonger, who will come to your table and present the specialty fish options available for that evening. You can then choose to buy a whole fish and have it prepared in a variety of different ways. The restaurant offers... read more

Hooked is considered the premier sushi and Japanese restaurant in Beaver Creek. In addition to... read more