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1265 Berry Creek Rd., Edwards, CO 81632
+1 970-477-5353
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Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Enjoy some of the finest foods along with some of the best views in the...
Enjoy some of the finest foods along with some of the best views in the Vail Valley. The staff at Balata take Fine American Cuisine to another level. Whether you are looking for a casual dinner or a formal affair, Balata has something for everyone. Come experience what the Sonnenalp Golf Club members have known for years-- for atmosphere, great food and exceptional service, Balata is the place to visit.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
They added seasoning!

Despite living in Singletree, we usually make a trip to Balata once a year to ensure that it hasn't changed. To my great surprise, Balata started adding seasoning to their food! It'll probably upset their target demographic, but for now, kudos to the kitchen. The small plate menu and the pub... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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Edwards, Colorado
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Edwards, Colorado
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Despite living in Singletree, we usually make a trip to Balata once a year to ensure that it hasn't changed. To my great surprise, Balata started adding seasoning to their food! It'll probably upset their target demographic, but for now, kudos to the kitchen. The small plate menu and the pub menu are where the value is right now; salads... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

Perhaps when the summer golf season starts, the restaurant is much better. We have had some nice. basic meals there. Nothing unusual or exceptional, but good quality at a reasonable price. However early on we knew we had made a mistake coming to Balata on this Saturday night. We were a group of 12 celebrating a special birthday. The restaurant... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My family and I were in Vail for the weekend and were looking for a bar/restaurant we hadn't been to previously. This place is in Edwards but that's a short drive from Vail. The bar wasn't busy so we had the place mostly to ourselves. That was certainly not their fault. The restaurant sits next to a golf course and... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

We always visit here on trips from the UK now and it never disappoints. Excellent food, attentive staff, wonderful atmosphere. Can't wait to return!

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Bermuda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Really great food, interesting menu, and excellent service. And surprisingly well priced. We went with two picky-eater Tweens, and they had a great dinner too, plus the dessert menu was divine. This one is definitely worth driving a little bit out of town for!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I was recently here with my girlfriend. Our concierge recommended us to try this place out. And we're glad we did. The restaurant was a little hard to find. Food and ambiance were great. The view is amazing, and the service was exceptional. Our waiter was penba, and he was very polite and attentive. I tried the gnochi as a... More 

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Issaquah, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stay at our time share in Avon, Colorado every other year right before Memorial Day. Since it's the off season, it's sometimes a challenge finding nice places to eat. Edwards is very close to Avon and Beaver Creek. We tried Balata for lunch and were pleasantly surprised. My fish and chips were some of the best I've ever had... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Excellent meal and service, really good end of season deal with $60 for 2 people for a three course meal and a bottle of wine. Excellent views. Will definitely be back!

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Great place to have dinner after your game of golf. Beautiful views of the ski mountain and tasty food. Beautiful deck with heating lamps, but still probably a bit too cool in the fall for some people. Ate here once so far, but will go back before we leave.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

This local country club restaurant is great for families. Outside deck seating overlooking the whole Vail valley , mountains, and golf course is great for dinner. Take advantage of pub menu for lighter fare like tacos, burgers salads. Or order off regular menu for things like pork tenderloin, trout and steaks. Family friendly too! Prices reasonable too.

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Address: 1265 Berry Creek Rd., Edwards, CO 81632
Phone Number: +1 970-477-5353
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Edwards
Average Prices: USD 18 - 31
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1265 Berry Creek Rd., Edwards, CO 81632
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Edwards
  • Phone Number: +1 970-477-5353

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 31
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

Enjoy some of the finest foods along with some of the best views in the Vail Valley. The staff at Balata take Fine American Cuisine to another level. Whether you are looking for a casual dinner or a formal affair, Balata has something for everyone. Come experience what the Sonnenalp Golf Club members have known for years-- for atmosphere, great food and exceptional service, Balata is the place to visit.

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