Vail winter dining

For decades, Vail has provided countless "wow" moments for foodies. Known for exquisite dining, Vail continues to push the envelope for gastronomic superiority. Thus, Vail has a lot of award-winning restaurants, but it also has plenty of great family-friendly dining and affordable restaurants. Curb your hunger with everything from takeaway pizza to gourmet, four-star cuisine.

Top Vail winter restaurants

  • Foodies should try out not one, but two Iron Chef-owned Vail restaurants: Matshuisa (for Chef Nobu Matsuhisa) and Kelly Liken, both located in Vail Village. Sweet Basil, in Vail Village, has enjoyed a long-standing reputation as the best of Vail’s fine-dining options.
  • Families will enjoy sharing fondue or raclette at the Swiss Chalet or fresh pasta at Campo di’Fiori, both located in Vail Village. Don’t miss dining and bowling at the same time at Vail Village’s Bol—the whole clan will love it! It’s also possible to enjoy dinner and a movie together at CinéBistro at Solaris, also in Vail Village.
  • Those on a budget can enjoy great, affordable eats at Vendettas (Vail Village), Pazzo’s Pizzeria (Vail Village), Blue Moose Pizza (Lionshead), Los Amigos (Vail Village) or Garfinkle’s (Lionshead).
  • For an on-piste culinary treat head to the new 10th restaurant, located at Mid Vail atop Gondola One.