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Joe's Famous Deli

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American, Sandwiches
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288 Bridge St, Vail, CO 81657-4577
(970) 479-7580
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not just ice cream

Joe's is a bit hard to find if you don't know it. It's in Vail's main Village, up a side street and down a flight of stairs. But people in the know find it -- apparently for the ice cream! Well, time to get the word out about Joe's sandwiches. They are amazing. The suggested builds are conventional... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Anne C
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Dallas, Texas
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Joe's is a bit hard to find if you don't know it. It's in Vail's main Village, up a side street and down a flight of stairs. But people in the know find it -- apparently for the ice cream! Well, time to get the word out about Joe's sandwiches. They are amazing. The suggested builds are conventional with a... More 

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Best ice cream in Vail - hands down. great, adventurous flavors (chocolate chip cookie horseradish... great twang, chocolate blue cheese...mmm mmm chocolatey rich and tart/salty). Do NOT depend on their waffle cones to hold the enormous scoop they give you: the cone is great - light and crunchy - it just falls apart over the course of eating... Skip a... More 

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Yes, Joe's has ice cream, all homemade and probably the best in Vail. Many varieties to choose from, and a number of comes to try. Various toppings make your choice complete.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Great ice cream and nice service at the foot of the mountains in Vail. Unfortunately it is underground so you don't have a view unless you eat it outside. Small space but we were the only ones so it wasn't a big deal.

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Given the lack of a grocery store in central Vail, it was nice to find a place for convenient food that was reasonably priced and healthy.

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Storrs, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

If you want the best hangover, fuel for your day sandwich ever. Try the beef and egg. It has the perfect combination of meat, cheese and horseradish sauce then it is topped with 2 over easy eggs. It is a messy goodness with egg yolk dripping down my chin ....... I can't wait to go get another. Unfortunately that is... More 

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Finger Lakes, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I came in for breakfast this past Saturday, really enjoyed the egg sandwich special. The staff was especially friendly and helpful. My daughter brought her children in for ice cream on Sunday. They all loved it. We will return, thanks for being open during the off season. Many places were closed!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

we went for ice cream one evening and loved it! The flavors were extensive and the quality and price were good

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Arlington, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Stopped here today for ice cream. Advertise 24 homeade flavors but only had 21 available. Ice cream was good and they have a lot of unique flavors. They say "samples encouraged" but the girl seemed irritated having to do this. Single scoop is $5 but at least it's a big scoop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A great option when you want a tasty and not expensive meal in Vail! You can sit in or take out, the ice creams seemed delicious, but I didn't try them...

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Address: 288 Bridge St, Vail, CO 81657-4577
Phone Number: (970) 479-7580
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Sandwiches

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 288 Bridge St, Vail, CO 81657-4577
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: (970) 479-7580

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children

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