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Russell's Restaurant

#35 of 109 Restaurants in Vail
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228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4575
970-476-6700
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 10
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friday Night Dinner

This past weekend the restaurant was having a special of 50% off all entree's. So myself and a few coworkers went out to enjoy ourselves. After a bottle of wine to start off dinner, we tried almost every appetizer they had available. Unfortunately they ran out of a few things but we made due! I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Devon R
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Vail, Colorado
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Huntington, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Surf or turf? Went because of the previous reviews. Dated décor in a good location. Unfortunately, the menu could use some updating too. If you sit by a limited window seat, you might be a little more forgiving but for the prices you pay, you would expect a little more. The service, however, was excellent.

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Vail, Colorado
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This past weekend the restaurant was having a special of 50% off all entree's. So myself and a few coworkers went out to enjoy ourselves. After a bottle of wine to start off dinner, we tried almost every appetizer they had available. Unfortunately they ran out of a few things but we made due! I loved the sausage wrapped in... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A little noisy and crazy on a Friday night, next time we will request a quieter table. Food was good, the crab legs will be on my mind until I visit again next year. The ribs are also to die for. Great little spot right on Bridge street.

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

You really expect a steak house to deliver a steak cooked to order, so I was bummed to see my rib-eye (though in a tasty teriyaki sauce), an over done "medium" when the waiter assured that my "medium rare" order would be exactly right. The starter of tomato and mozzarella was tasty in a well seasoned balsamic but my husband's... More 

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41 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The staff was curt - from the hostess to the waitress. If their overwhelmed by the volume of guests that cycle through this popular stop than they need additional training to overcome the anxiety they exude. As much as I wanted this recommendation to be excellent; I couldn't find it. The steaks were average and none of ours came out... More 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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122 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Russell's is a rustic steakhouse on Bridge Street. We were there on a Saturday night and it was busy. It was so noisy inside, it made conversation difficult. The service was great, though and the food was good, but arrived cold. We started with the bacon wrapped scallops, which were delicious. From there we moved on to King Crab and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

But food is still good. Have been to Russell's twice this year. I go for the lamb chops they serve on Saturday. The first time they were out of lamb chops by 6:30. The second time my husband's steak was not cooked properly. Management made excuses for the kitchen but were flippant about it. Overall, disappointed

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We have been dining in Vail as tourists for almost a week now and have yet to have a complaint anywhere. Russell's was no different. Dining in Vail is going to come at a hefty price and you should be prepared to pay when having steak and seafood in the village. We started with the tuna sashimi. I must say... More 

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New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Amazing service. And the king crab. And the king crab. wow! Great wine too! Treated like royalty! Great for families, too!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Went to Russell's on the recommendation from a friend. The atmosphere is cool. We were seated at a small table by the window in front, great for people watching. I ordered the crab legs. At $80, I was treating myself on our last night of vacay. Those crab legs were, without a doubt, the best I've ever had. So delicious!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4575
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: 970-476-6700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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