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

Splendido

The Chateau
Vail Valley Restaurant
17 Chateau Lane, Beaver Creek
(970) 845-8808

Splendido's offers a new spin on American cuisine. Executive Chef/Owner Brian Ackerman focuses on seasonal foods and high-quality ingredients. Some of the entrée highlights include Chilean sea bass, New Zealand elk, Dover sole and Angus beef. Appetizers include options such as yellowfin tuna, foie gras, Peekytoe crab and harvest soup. Pastry Chef Sebastian Schmitt creates mouthwatering desserts, such as the Navel Orange and Grand Marnier... read more

Splendido's offers a new spin on American cuisine. Executive Chef/Owner Brian Ackerman focuses on seasonal... read more

Sunrise

Vail Valley Restaurant
132 Main Street, Minturn
(970) 827-5353

Sunrise in Minturn offers specialty coffees as well as breakfast and lunch items all day long. The breakfast menu offers traditional fare such as breakfast burritos, a veggie scramble and corned beef hash. For lunch try an innovative sandwich such as the vegetarian Minturn Hippie, The Steak Bahn Mi with shaved rib eye and The Mile, which includes roast beef, cheddar and horseradish on a... read more

Sunrise in Minturn offers specialty coffees as well as breakfast and lunch items all day... read more

Two Arrows Coffee

Vail Valley Restaurant
225 Wall Street, Unit 103-A, Vail
(970) 763-5101

Two Arrows Coffee seeks to provide an intimate and elegant space where customers can rely on quality coffee and food as well as a welcoming communal environment. The coffee menu features traditional favorites such as espressos, lattes, drips and cold brews. Non coffee drinkers can enjoy a chai latte, matcha latte or tumeric latte. Quiches, cookies, baked goods, avocado toast and smoothies are also available.... read more

Two Arrows Coffee seeks to provide an intimate and elegant space where customers can rely... read more

Vail Ale House

Vail Valley Restaurant
2161 N. Frontage Road W., Vail
(970) 476-4314

A place for the true beer connoisseur, Vail Ale House has more than 20 beers on tap and also features a wide selection of local beers and popular bottled beers. Bar food favorites can be found here for lunch and dinner in addition to soups, salads, flatbreads and entrees that include meatloaf, steak, pasta and trout. Vail Ale House has a late-night menu available until... read more

A place for the true beer connoisseur, Vail Ale House has more than 20 beers... read more

Vail Brewing Co.

Vail Valley Restaurant
41290 Highway 6, Units 2 & 3, Avon
(970) 470-4351
141 E. Meadow Drive, Suite 209, Vail
(970) 470-4622

Vail Brewing Co. is an independent craft brewery that specializes in hand-crafted beers brewed in small batches. Check out the wide selection of beers that range from hoppy to traditional, blends to cask-conditioned ales. Those who don't like beer can try the homemade kombucha in different flavors. Vail Brewing Co. has two locations, one in Avon and one in Vail, and both are lively and... read more

Vail Brewing Co. is an independent craft brewery that specializes in hand-crafted beers brewed in... read more

Vista at Arrowhead

Vail Valley Restaurant
676 Sawatch Drive, Edwards
(970) 926-2111

The Vista at Arrowhead offers elegant, upscale cuisine where diners are inspired by impressive views. During the summer months, walk the gorgeous, wrap-around terrace with views of the golf course and the beautiful, serene brook and waterfall. The menu features a variety of local Colorado mains such as Colorado lamb and Rocky Mountain ruby trout, as well as options such as chickpea- and quinoa- stuffed... read more

The Vista at Arrowhead offers elegant, upscale cuisine where diners are inspired by impressive views.... read more