Tavern on the Square

Vail’s premiere après hot spot, Tavern on the Square is just steps from the Eagle Bahn gondola in Lionshead. Enjoy incredible mountain views from the year-round patio.

The Remedy Bar

With a backdrop of floor-to-ceiling windows displaying uninterrupted mountain views and an expansive patio illuminated by firepits year-round, this is the ideal place to unwind, socialize and imbibe.

Bistro Fourteen at Eagle's Nest

The perfect spot to stop and enjoy the views, located at the top of the Eagle Bahn gondola. Stop for a beverage and food for the whole family up top before heading back down to the village.


A local favorite where you can mingle with members of the Vail Ski Patrol after a hard day’s work. While you’re at it, try their award-winning pizza.

Terra Bistro

One of the best happy hours in town. Perfect to sip on handcrafted cocktails while you enjoy a small plate or two.

La Tour

A Vail institution, La Tour’s cocktails are just as good as the award-winning food.

Bully Ranch

Locally famous mudslides and burgers hit the spot in this low-key, western-style bar after a day on the slopes. (Located in the Sonnenalp Resort.)

The Red Lion

"The place to be after you ski." Get there early for a prized spot on the front deck or the traditional ski bar inside, and experience après at one of Vail's classic establishments.


Established in 1964 by Pepi and Sheika Gramshammer, Pepi’s has been a favorite for dinner and après since the beginning. The restaurant serves traditional European fare, provides guests heated decks, and hosts live entertainment in the heart of Vail Village.

Los Amigos

One of the most recognizable and most popular après ski locations. Come sit on the patio and watch skiers come down the mountain while enjoying fantastic cocktails and delicious Mexican food.


Located directly at the base of Lionshead, “Garf’s” is a cornerstone après location and has been for years. The deck is arguably the best in Vail for sunny days. This large establishment has a classic sports bar vibe and an approachable menu perfect for a filling post-ski bite.

Express Lift

Located adjacent to Gondola One in Vail Village, Express Lift isn't just a great place for grab-and-go lunch throughout the day but an awesome après spot. Best of all, it's located so close to the slopes you can just about put in a drink order with your skis still on.

Mountainside après with a sophisticated twist. Enjoy signature drinks, creative cuisine, and breathtaking views in our restaurant bar or on our slope-side patio located at the base of Golden Peak ski run, just steps from Vail Village.

Vail Brewing Company

Discover the taste of Vail's craft beer scene at the tasting room in Solaris. Grab a mug to enjoy outside by the fire, or stay inside the cozy and modern tap room to enjoy live music and lively company.

10th Mountain Whiskey

Crafting spirits in the name of the mountain lifestyle that was influenced by the original 10th Mountain soldiers, Vail's premier distillery is not to miss. Enjoy a craft cocktail in their inviting taproom on the banks of Gore Creek.

Root & Flower

The perfect locale for wine and food connoisseurs, Root & Flower offers over 50 wines by the glass, an extensive bottle selection, craft classic cocktails and an ever changing food list. Offering an approachable and elegant tasting experience, this is one of Vail’s most versatile watering holes.


Frost Bar is not only the coolest bar in Vail, it's the warmest. Whether you're looking for an après adventure, a sleek cocktail before a night out, or a smoky dram from the signature scotch collection, Frost has it at its hip and stylish bar, which is located in the heart of Vail's nightlife scene.

Sweet Basil

Sweet Basil has been turning out imaginative dishes since 1977 and remains a staple of gourmet dining in Vail. Whether you are coming in to enjoy the fine modern american cuisine, or just to enjoy the libations and ambiance, you will not be disappointed.


Spend a night out bowling at Vail's luxurious bowling alley. Metropolitan meets mountain at bōl, featuring a full-service dining room, sixty-foot bar, and 10 lanes of bowling glory. The sleek and modern design makes bōl one of the most exquisite bowling alleys in the world.


A local favorite for après, which also stays open late for drinks or to refuel on award-winning pizza.

Bart & Yeti's

Après or evening, this is down-to-earth tavern is a longtime fixture in Lionshead Village.

The George

An intimate, underground setting with downbeat nightlife, pool tables and a friendly environment—just below the Mountain Haus lodge.

The Vail Ale House

With craft beers, great food, live bands and sports, the Ale House is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink or catch a game for any guest staying in West Vail.