Vail Restaurants

  • Street view of patio
    Street view of patio
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  • Entrance off Gore Creek Dr.
    Entrance off Gore Creek Dr.
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    The dining room at Campo de Fiori
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Best Rated Restaurants in Vail

  • La Tour: Perfection!

    by cherylannq Updated Apr 21, 2004
    La Tour Restaurant & Bar in Vail, Colorado

    La Tour is an award-winning contemporary French American restaurant located in the heart of the Vail Village. Executive chef and owner of La Tour, Paul Ferzacca, delights customers daily with his mouth-watering cuisine, which continually receives rave reviews from the culinary press. Chef Ferzacca, an honoree of the James Beard House in New York, has upgraded La Tour’s menu and has established a Wine Spectator award-winning wine list. La Tour has been voted by Vail Daily readers: “Best French Restaurant in Vail Valley,” “Best Food – Regardless of Price” and “Most Amazing Restaurant Service.” For more information go to

    I can see why La Tour has quickly gained the reputation of being "where the chefs go to eat." The food quality is excellent and complimented by an excellent wine list (a Wine Spectator Award Winning list). The interior decor is warm and contemporary. We had an excellent overall dining experience at La Tour and it has quickly become our favorite restaurant in Vail.

    Favorite Dish: Dover Sole Meuniere - haricots vert, baby creamer potatoes, lemon brown butter sauce. The flavors were amazing, the brown butter sauce had a hint of lemon and made the dish absolutely heavenly.

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    • Wine Tasting
    • Skiing and Boarding

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  • Pepe's of Vail: DANGER!!!!!!!!!!

    by stevebody Written Aug 31, 2003

    Truly bizzare story out of the Denver Post about this place: Seems a couple went in, ordered a bottle of wine, hated it, and were trying to refuse the bottle - something they have every right to do in any GOOD restaurant, and the manager called the police because they refused to pay for it! Friends, I own four restaurants and have worked as a chef for thirty years and I can say this unequivocally: YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REFUSE WINE JUST BECAUSE YOU DON'T LIKE IT. PERIOD. Pepe's loses NOTHING by taking the bottle back because their distributor credits back bad bottles. And calling the cops! Bush league! DINERS BEWARE!

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    George's: Skip George's

    by GroovyDoc Written Jan 8, 2003

    Alright, this place had a good gimmick ("George's" so everywhere you looked there were pictures of famous people named George.... Clooney, Curious George, Washington, King George, etc...) and the decor was cool, but the food wasn't all that great. We got steaks but they weren't anything special.

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    Venadetta's: Pizzas galore

    by Gypsystravels Updated Mar 6, 2005

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    Venedetta's Sundeck

    Northern Italian fare, serving Vail for over 20 years, it is one of Vail's favorite restaurants.

    Favorite Dish: Th only restaurant open until 2 am serving pizza and late night munchies.

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    Vendetta's: Italian

    by John195123 Written Mar 30, 2008

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    Vendetta's Outside

    Excellent pizzas and other dishes, Vendetta's is a long-time favorite in the valley.

    Favorite Dish: Lasagna and pizza... great after a long day on the slopes.

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    As an European we had to visit...

    by rebibi Written Aug 24, 2002

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    As an European we had to visit the bar at Hotel Garhammer
    There you meet people of many different nations around the world

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    Alpenrose: German Cuisine

    by John195123 Written Mar 30, 2008
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    These guys know German food. I highly recommend eating here. Theirs is some of the better German food I've found in the US, which isn't surprising, since they're in Vail.

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    Ludwig's: Ludwig's

    by goingsolo Written Jul 2, 2004
    Dessert at Ludwig's

    Ludwig's is a fancy French restaurant located in the Sonnenalp resort. The food was very excellent, authentic French cooking, but the French pastry chef really made the meal.

    Favorite Dish: Dessert!

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