Breakfast, skiing, apres oh my! Let us guide you for the best dining Vail has to offer. Whether you are on the go and just want a quick bite or ready to wine and dine with your family and friends, we’ve got you covered!
Step outside of the Landmark front doors and into the newly remodeled Little Diner. Breakfast is served ALL day, so in case you’re a late riser you can still enjoy your coffee with their homemade biscuits and gravy platter. They serve everything from huevos rancheros breakfast burritos to Jim Little’s famous eggs benedict. It’s safe to say you will never leave hungry.
The French Deli is the perfect place to grab a sausage egg and cheese croissant before hitting the slopes. They offer a reasonably priced simple menu of breakfast and lunch. Stop in between runs and grab a hot baguette sandwich or a quiche. They also have a variety of desserts including french macaroons!
For breakfast with a view sit down at the Tavern on the Square's patio for a morning of mimosas and an assortment of fresh fruit, pastries, and chocolate waffles served buffet style. They also have food to order like their alpine berry buttermilk pancakes. It’s the perfect place to start your day with family and friends with Vail mountain views.
If you want to eat like a local, check out one of West Vail's restaurants Westside Cafe & Market. You will never leave hungry with large portions of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They have all of your favorite breakfast foods like bison meatloaf and eggs, the southwestern skillet, and of course chicken and waffles. Start or end your day with one of their giant maple bacon bloody marys.
On Mountain Dining
Enjoy a magical night in the mountains at Game Creek Club. This upscale restaurant is located in the heart of Vail Mountain with snowy 360 views. A ride on a snowcat through Vails, ski slopes is the only way to get there. They offer exquisite 4 to 5 courses of European style cuisine. The menu offers a variety of entrees like the Colorado lamb rack with mint herb crust, garlic polenta, carrot, cauliflower, and rosemary or trout with hazelnut brown butter, duck confit fingerlings, haricot verts, and lemon. Finish the course with their delicious duo of chocolate dessert.
Ski in to The 10th Located at the top of the Gondola one. With spectacular views of the Gore Range it’s the perfect fine dining experience to enjoy during a day of skiing or Vail mountain biking. Relax and sit outside on their patio while enjoying their herb roasted chicken pot pie or their Winter vegetable ratatouille. Sip on their signature cocktails or local beer in between runs. It’s the perfect place to wine and dine with family and friends!
Stop in Mid-Vail for a quick lunch with a variety of food for everyone. The cafeteria style makes it easy to eat and head onto the slopes at your own convenience. They offer an American style menu with pizza, burgers, pasta, and sandwiches. It is a great stop for a beer or a cup of hot cocoa to warm up in between runs.
Live music apres at The Red Lion is the best way to wind down after a day of skiing Vail mountain. Build your own burger or enjoy their BBQ brisket platter with local brews, while singing along with the band or watching the game.
End your ski day at Larkspur with great apres food and drink specials! From Sunday-Thursday 2:30-5pm they have $5 specialty drinks like their faceplant drink (Jack Daniels and hot cocoa) and bloody marys. They also have $10 food specials including their Larkburger or farmers market crispy beef tacos.
Los Amigos has a deck with a view to enjoy your tex-mex meal and margaritas. Try their delicious baked stuffed jalapenos or their street steak burrito. It is impossible to leave here on an empty stomach and the best view to watch skiers attempt to ride down Pepis face.
For an upscale feel but still mountain casual The Remedy at the Four Seasons is great for apres. They have different food and drink specials each day of the week while enjoying music from a local band or watching the game. You can’t go wrong with their Thursday special of $10 all you can eat wings! Their menu includes burgers, pizza, and soups and salads. With mountain views from the bar and fire pits on the deck you’ll want to unwind here every night.
Step inside Bully Ranch for one of their Vail Valley famous bully burgers. Come hungry and leave happy in this western styled restaurant, after devouring their bully bourbon burger with smoked cheddar cheese and bacon, sauteed onions, and a house made Jim Beam demi glaze. Wind down after skiing or hiking and enjoy Colorado's blue skies on their outdoor deck.