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Bully Ranch Restaurant

American, Grill, Central European
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20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
970-479-5460
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine

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  • 118
    Excellent
  • 82
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful Thanksgiving Buffet!

Our first trip to Vail during a holiday and The Bully Ranch was the perfect place to make our Thanksgiving meal away from home special! Loved the huge assortment of traditional items and many more to please any palate. From soups and salads to beef, chicken, fish, plus veggies, breads and desserts... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
WendyM1023
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Our first trip to Vail during a holiday and The Bully Ranch was the perfect place to make our Thanksgiving meal away from home special! Loved the huge assortment of traditional items and many more to please any palate. From soups and salads to beef, chicken, fish, plus veggies, breads and desserts. We got our money's worth. We will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Everything is here is so good. In a cool ranch-style environment, I took a risk and ordered the mudslide. It was so tasty! The wings were some of the best I've had. Fish n chips were great; chicken pot pie was yummy with a flaky crust; I feel like you can't go wrong!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The bully ranch still never disappoints. Always have to get some mudslides, nachos, and cornbread. Then we try something new. Even the Ahi Tuna Salad was perfect!

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Dallas, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Probably some of the best food in Vail with descent pricing. When we were there over spring break...we went twice for dinner. My 10 yr old had the chicken pot pie both times. She loves it. You will not be disappointed with the burger and beef stew. Definitely recommend.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

You can't fault the place for atmosphere. It was buzzy and lively. We'd sat at the bar for a drink the night before we decided to go there for dinner and loved the place. We ascertained that you couldn't book, so we turned up early and were shown straight to a table. So far so good. We'd seen in the... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We eat here every time we are skiing in Vail. It has always served up great ribs and burgers in a buzzy atmosphere. Unfortunatly on our last visit we all ordered the ribs and were amazed at how poor they were compared to usual. Despite this we decided to give them another chance and were pleased to find them back... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went here when we were too tired to cook. The restaurant does not take reservations and the wait is typically 15-30mins so we had a drink in the adjoining hotel's bar. The waitress came and found us and we had a great meal. The portions were very large but th food was also very nice; possibly lacking in greens.... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you're in the mood for some solid, no-nonsense food then this is the place for you. Burgers, ribs, steaks and all the other classics, done to perfection.

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stopped by vail village on our way to the paria canyon. We were 10 hungry guys and this place was exactly what we needed. We tried dunkel "dark" beer and had different type of Buffalo burgers. Bottom line .. we left that place with a big smile on our faces.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Go before 6pm unless you want to wait an hour. Food is basic pub food and prices are good. Drink specials like $4 mud slide and martinis.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: 970-479-5460

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Grill, Central European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?