The Complete Guide To Vail's Restaurants
Vail certainly has some of the best skiing in North America. People from around the world flock to our expansive back bowls and perfect cord on the groomed slopes.
What some don’t realize is that Vail is a veritable treasure trove of fine dining establishments.
People from every walk of life fall in love with Vail, and that includes world-renowned chefs.
These culinary masters find inspiration in the rugged beauty of the mountains and translate it into hearty, yet still exquisite cuisine for the guests visiting Vail.
Here are some of the restaurants we recommend trying while you’re in Vail:
Atwater on Gore Creek
Authentic Colorado cuisine never looked so beautiful or tasted so good. Chef Todd Bemis has paired their legendary craft beer selection – the best in Vail – with some truly inspired dishes.
Located inside the Sebastian and run by Executive Chef Sergio Howland, this relative newcomer to the foodie scene in Vail features a diverse wine list and a menu of local-inspired tapas, crudo and alpine bistro fare.
Flame at Four Seasons
Dining at Four Seasons Resort and Residences Vail celebrates delicious modern mountain cuisine that is locally sourced and seasonally inspired. Dramatic restaurant interiors of wood and stone feature numerous fireplaces and expansive mountain views. Flame Restaurant makes dining fun again with an inventive twist on classic steakhouse favorites.
On-mountain dining at its finest, Game Creek is only open for dinner and is located just below the Eagle’s Nest and above the Game Creek chairlift.
If the American-French fusion menu wasn’t enough, the spectacular views of Game Creek Bowl will dazzle your senses.
While the cuisine may be simple, there’s absolutely nothing boring about this restaurant! By using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients, the chef plays up the natural flavors that Colorado produces.
Plus, with a wine list of more than 250 bottles, you’re sure to find the perfect dinner pairing.
Executive Chef and Owner Paul Ferzacca has been a permanent resident in Vail for over 20 years. During that time he’s helped develop world-class menus for many of the five-star restaurants in Vail. Now he has his own restaurant in La Tour.
With a lunch, après and dinner menu, La Tour is hailed as one of the top of the town.
With an ever-changing menu inspired by seasonal ingredients, Larkspur elevates new American food.
Their sophisticated yet approachable menu is available for dinner.
For couples getting married in Vail, Larkspur offers a beautiful reception space along with a menu that will impress your guests.
Located right at the base of Vail Mountain, this locals’ favorite offers up a diverse, yet exquisitely crafted menu that’s a crowd pleaser. From elegant dishes using quail, lamb, and salmon, to simple kid favorites like sliders, hot dogs and pizza, Lord Gore serves it all.
Tavern on the Square
Located inside the Arrabelle at Vail Square, this fine dining establishment offers breakfast, lunch and dinner serving up new twists on old classics. Guests’ favorites include the Buffalo Meatloaf, Honey Lacquered Duck and Grilled Elk Quesadilla.
In Vail, we offer nothing but the best. This includes our skiing and lodging as well as our fine dining. A meal in Vail is anything but ordinary.