Dining in Vail

Sweet Basil
Vail Village 476-0125 
Contemporary California dishes with imaginative Asian influences.  Open lunch/dinner.

Pepi's
Vail Village Gasthof Gramshammer's 476-5626 
Authentic Bavarian fare and atmosphere featuring choice wild game.  A perennial dinner favorite and popular lunch spot. Apr├Ęs-ski entertainment.

Larkspur
Vail Village Golden Peak Lodge (by chair 6) 476-8050 
New York Brasserie with French overtones.  Chef and owner from Wolfgang Puck's talent pool  Also bar menu and gourmet market take-out. Lunch and dinner.

Blu's
Vail Village 476-3113 
Casual eclectic American cuisine. Lunch and dinner.

The Saloon
Minturn 827-5954 
Mexican menu but best choice is the Duck Breast.  High energy.  Casual.  Perfect for families or your large group of friends.  No advance reservations, so show up early.

Grouse Mountain grill
Beaver Creek Village Pines Lodge 949-0600
Award-winning experience. Upscale American grill and wine list. Nightly entertainment.

Billy's Island Grill
Lionshead Landmark Building 476-8811 
A long-term local has reworked the old chart House space and formula offering much improved steaks, fish and salad bar selections.

Blue Moose
Lionshead 476-6666 
Facing the ice rink in the new Arrabelle Hotel, the Blue Moose is a perfect spot for Apres snacks or informal dinner. Pizza is king, but the menu features many other delicious options. Livley atmosphere. Kids friendly. Reasonably priced.

Vin 48
Avon 'Boat Building' 748-9463 
Extensive wine-bar supported by a creative 'made from scratch' American menu for the adventurous epicurean.

Avondale
Avon 'Westin' 790-6000 
The brightest star to shine in the Vail Valley dining arena. Located in the new Westin Resort, this attractively modern hotel bar-lounge and restaurant is the place to dine well. The menu focuses on the freshness and nightly basic specials. Everything is delicious & carefully prepared. The service is uncommonly knowledgeable and professional.

E/Town
Edwards-Riverwalk 926-4090 
The most popular down valley neighborhood sports bar with an upscale dinner menu.

Satos
Edwards 926-7684 
Ranks near the top on 'Locals Favorite' list. Comfortably small and atmospheric dining room bordered by fast-paced sushi bar. Plenty of other Asian inspired menu items to make everyone in your party happy.