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Restaurants in The Vail Area

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these The Vail Area restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best The Vail Area restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in The Vail Area to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best The Vail Area restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in The Vail Area.

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  • Beano's Cabin

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Taking a sleigh ride to a log cabin may feel touristy, but when that cabin features the contemporary culinary creations of Beano's, it's hardly a t... More
  • Centre V Bistro

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    This sophisticated restaurant in the Arrabelle at Vail Square transports diners to the Mediterranean with its mosaic tile floor, leather seating, a... More
  • Chap's Grill & Chophouse

    You may not expect to find Vail's best steaks at this unassuming three-meal-a-day dining room overlooking Gore Creek and the mountain, but there's ... More
  • Cranberry Isles Seafood Company

  • Foxnut

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The magenta walls and ceiling, Japanese posters, and cascades of cutout-style flowers create bold colors above the sushi bar and bistro-style tab... More
  • Kelly Liken

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Relative newcomer Kelly Liken has established herself as a contender in the Vail dining scene with her namesake restaurant. A top graduate of the C... More
  • La Bottega, Vail

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    La Bottega serves Italian cuisine, including interpretations of classic dishes, such as spaghetti carbonara, along with original creations, like sl... More
  • Larkspur

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located at the base of Vail Mountain, Larkspur is the brainchild of chef-owner Thomas Salamunovich, whose French culinary training influences many ... More
  • Spago, Beaver Creek

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The Colorado scenery and the American West were the inspiration for this Spago’s design, with earth-tone wall panels, towering ceilings, oversized ... More
  • Sweet Basil

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Located in Vail Village, Sweet Basil is a contemporary restaurant with a menu that reflects Mediterranean, Italian, and Asian influences. Dishes ar... More
  • The Osprey Lounge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Part of The Osprey at Beaver Creek, a RockResort, the Osprey Lounge is a slope-side tapas bar that serves breakfast through dinner. Its woodsy-look... More
  • Toscanini

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    The ski-in availability of the Beaver Creek Resort leads to a winter wonderland of shops, accommodations, and restaurants. Installed in the heart o... More
  • Wolcott Yacht Club

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