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

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

King’s Club

Sonnenalp Hotel
Vail Valley Restaurant
20 Vail Road, Vail
(970) 479-5464

A small gathering spot tucked inside of Vail's iconic Sonnenalp Hotel, King's Club feels like a secret getaway made just for you and your close friends. Open only in the evening hours, King's Club features live entertainment and special events to be enjoyed in a comfy setting that's warmed by a glowing fire. German beers, artisan cocktails and wine selections are available to complement a... read more

A small gathering spot tucked inside of Vail's iconic Sonnenalp Hotel, King's Club feels like... read more

La Tour Restaurant and Bar

Vail Valley Restaurant
122 E. Meadow Drive, Vail
(970) 476-4403

La Tour is a Vail dining destination well known for its contemporary adaptations of classic French fare. With an extensive wine list that won't disappoint the oenophile in your group and a seasonal menu featuring what's local and fresh, you'll find pleasure in La Tour's consistently amazing-quality food and drink. La Tour's Sunday brunch is also noteworthy, with standout menu items such as lobster Benedicts... read more

La Tour is a Vail dining destination well known for its contemporary adaptations of classic... read more

Ludwig's Breakfast

Sonnenalp Hotel
Vail Valley Restaurant
20 Vail Road, Vail
(970) 479-5461

Start the day off on a high note with a bountiful European-style breakfast. Tucked inside Vail's Sonnenalp Hotel, Ludwig's Breakfast buffet features eggs, meats, French toast, waffles, granola, pastries, fruit, charcuterie, fromage, yogurt, smoothies and much more. Continental breakfast is another option, or you can order a la carte from the menu that includes eggs Benedict, omelettes, huevos rancheros and more. Gluten-free, lactose-free and vegetarian options are... read more

Start the day off on a high note with a bountiful European-style breakfast. Tucked inside... read more

Maya

Vail Valley Restaurant
126 Riverfront Lane, Avon
(970) 790-5500

If you're after upscale, modern Mexican food served in a swanky setting, don't miss out on Maya with its tequila bar and scenic outdoor patio. Maya serves classy cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner and has a happy hour as well as an extensive wine and cocktail list. The dinner menu features traditional soups, salads, tacos and enchiladas as well as specials, such as slow-roasted... read more

If you're after upscale, modern Mexican food served in a swanky setting, don't miss out... read more

Mirabelle Restaurant

Vail Valley Restaurant
55 Village Road, Beaver Creek
(970) 949-7728

This chic, cozy restaurant at the entrance of Beaver Creek features select French and Belgian cuisine. Choose from a variety of fish, meats and hot and cold dishes. Some popular ingredients are Colorado grass-fed beef tenderloin, halibut, salmon, quinoa, wild rice and an assortment of American and imported cheeses. Vegetarian and gluten-free dishes are available. Mirabelle also offers a kids' menu and the option of a... read more

This chic, cozy restaurant at the entrance of Beaver Creek features select French and Belgian... read more

Nova Guides

Vail Valley Restaurant
7088 Highway 24, Red Cliff
(719) 486-2656

If you're looking to enjoy a wide array of classic Colorado activities, Nova Guides in Red Cliff is your one-stop spot. During the summer take a jeep or ATV tour, enjoy whitewater rafting or fishing or even try out the popular paintball. In winter take a guided snowmobile tour or a top of the Rockies tour in a snow coach. In addition Nova Guides has a... read more

If you're looking to enjoy a wide array of classic Colorado activities, Nova Guides in Red... read more

Piney River Ranch

Vail Valley Restaurant
700 Red Sandstone Road, Vail
(303) 905-4439

Piney River Ranch is one of the Vail area's most spectacular summer and fall destinations for outdoor activities, wildlife viewing and relaxing in a peaceful, high alpine lake setting. This 40-acre ranch is about 12 miles from Vail and is surrounded by thousands of acres of backcountry wilderness. Such a setting makes it a standout location for weddings, events, family reunions and romantic getaways. Rustic... read more

Piney River Ranch is one of the Vail area's most spectacular summer and fall destinations... read more

Powder 8 Kitchen & Tap

Vail Valley Restaurant
50 W. Thomas Place, Avon
(970) 827-4813

When it comes to après ski, Powder 8 Kitchen & Tap does it right with frequent live music, a full bar, a variety of draft beers and ample outdoor seating, complete with a fire pit. All of this can be found at the base of chair 6 (Centennial lift) in Beaver Creek. Powder 8 serves breakfast and lunch, making it a great place to grab... read more

When it comes to après ski, Powder 8 Kitchen & Tap does it right with... read more

Prosit

Vail Valley Restaurant
82 E. Beaver Creek Boulevard, Unit 108, Avon
(970) 949-7730

Prosit, which means "cheers" in German, originally opened in Frisco in 2010. Now this quaint beer hall, serving top-notch beers, wines, sausages and other great menu items will be opening a branch in Avon. In addition to a wide selection of both draft and bottled beers, Prosit also offers an array of cheeses, Bavarian pretzels and other snacks. Some of the popular selections include Pheasant, Mushroom... read more

Prosit, which means "cheers" in German, originally opened in Frisco in 2010. Now this quaint... read more