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Russell's Restaurant

228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4575
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Ranked #26 of 101 restaurants in Vail
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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81% Recommend
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English first
Connecticut, United States
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Very nice steakhouse right in the village, next to the creek. A very attentive staff and a nice view of the river and surrounding shops. They open up the large sliding windows in the main dinning area in summer for a beautiful evening outdoor atmosphere. Food was great, had the steak and wife had swordfish, both skillfully prepared and tasteful.... More

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Great steaks and sides. The service is very good. Our waiter was very attentive to all of his tables, which included one very fussy, loud party with a young child. The restaurant is very crowded, attesting to its popularity, but the noise level is very high. It's best for large groups that may want to drink a lot and won't... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We went to Russell's for dinner and had the best steaks. I was skeptical at first as all the steaks one the menu were listed with some kind of sauce, like Peppercorn or Bearnaise. Being from Texas I was taught if a steak has to have sauce on it, then the steak was not good quality but this restaurant taught... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I visit Vail every year and always eat at Russell's. The food is excellent and the service attentive without being intrusive. What I particularly like is the ambience. There is a pleasant friendly atmosphere with a gentle buzz. What is thankfully missing are the over the top loud mouthed diners that shout at each other and spoil the occasion for... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Russell's is a lovely place to have dinner in Vail Village. Our waiter Kent was super friendly, and provided excellent service. Several in our party had the prime rib, and they said it was delicious. I and another member of our party split a ribeye steak; very tasty as well. Kent made sure it was cut in half and that... More

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Glen Burnie, MD
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157 reviews 157 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This place is pretty well established, and it fills up after 6 pm. I had the French Onion soup and a spinach salad. That was enough for a meal. Both were very good. I found the prices were reasonable, especially for Vail, Had one cocktail with dinner. Total bill before tip: $31,00. My server was extremely helpful. If they sit... More

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Wellington, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Wonderful location, decor, excellent food & service. Next to the covered bridge in Vail, next to Gore Creek. Be sure not to miss this one.

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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We have dined at Russells on each occasion we've visited Vail Ski Resort, and believe they provide exceptional quality in food & service.

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Princeton, NJ
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83 reviews 83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Best place for steak in Vail. Not cheap, but reasonable with a nice atmosphere and good service. Plus, unlike some steakhouses, you actually get a veggie and potato with the meal.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Dinner at Russell's was wonderful. The staff were friendly and attentive (even after we changed the number in our group they were not rattled or visibly annoyed!) The ribeye steaks were perfectly prepared. A fun, relaxing location in the middle of Vail Village. Wonderful

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