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Der Fondue Chessel

Gondola Lane, Keystone, CO
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Ranked #15 of 32 Restaurants in Keystone
Price range: $40 - $50
Wed - Sun 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Highway 6
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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110 reviews 110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Dom is a great manager! And overall the service was really good, despite the fact we were there on opening night for the season with lots of new staff that had never served there before. Things took a bit longer but they more than made up for it with their friendliness and even comping several items because they felt bad.... More 

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Centennial, Colorado
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123 reviews 123 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My husband and I went here for my birthday. It was a lot of fun. The experience is special because you ride the gondola to get there. We ski Keystone regularly, so a gondola ride is no big deal. But in December its a gondola ride in the dark, so it's different and a little exciting. They provide dinner guests... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is one of the most all around fine dinner experiences that I have ever had. The gondola ride up the mountain at sunset was spectacular. The servers were attentive to all details. The steak, lobster, bison, and elk fondue were delicious. I would recommend this to everyone who visits the resort.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

When you dinner requires two different gondolas to ascend to it location, you know you are in for something unique. Granted it was expensive, but it was about the experience more than the food. The food was adequate, the service decent, the entertainment fun, the ambience was nice, the views were speculator. The downside was you had to decent the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

You start with skiing at keystone, as the sun sets you take a second gondola ride to the next mountain where the restaurant is. walking in you hear traditional Austrian folk music , they hang your coat and give you a mint. At the table the food was Austrian/Swsis- salad cheese fondue-Raclette (grill meat,vegi,potato)-Chocolate fondue then you dancing and talk... More 

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Miami, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I read lots of the Tripadvisor reviews before coming here. I have 3kids ages 13, 7 and 4 and they ALL loved it. Yes it's expensive. But it's a really fun experience. My 7 year old got a little burnt because he was not paying attention And touched the hot griddle so keep an eye on them. It wasn't a... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful time at Der Fondue Chessel. The food was all good and we left STUFFED! The staff was great and the atmosphere was fun and relaxing. It is pricey! We knew this going in, so no surprises for us. The gondola ride to the top was so relaxing and beautiful!!!

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San Antonio, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Food was good, but $350 for a family meal was not worth it. Beautiful night time gondola ride up was a nice experience, but the kids were sleepy after skiing all day and falling asleep at the table. Festive atmosphere but very over-priced.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This was a good meal in a beautiful setting, but you paid big bucks for it. The people are friendly, but they try to get you coming and going-from the coat check, to drinks, to upgrading cheeses, meats, and chocolate! Crazy-you would think $60 per person would include iced tea or coffee, but nope! We all had water, to curb... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Our family enjoyed ending our vacation to Keystone at the Der Fondue Chessel. We knew going in that it would be an expensive dining experience but one that could not be duplicated elsewhere. If you are a fondue fan you will enjoy this restaurant. The entree portion (while not fondue but raclette) was extremely filling and the bison was excellent.... More 

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Additional Information about Der Fondue Chessel

Address: Gondola Lane, Keystone, CO
Phone Number: (800)354-4FUN
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Keystone
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 40 - 50

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