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Up the Creek Bar & Grill

223 Gore Creek Drive Suite 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
970 476 8141
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Ranked #21 of 100 Restaurants in Vail
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed a great dinner on the patio alongside the creek on a pretty fall night. We ordered the pork chop and short rib. Both were very tender and tasted awesome, including the accompanying sides. Service was great from the local beers when we sat down to the brownie sundae for desert. We would not hesitate to recommend this place and... More

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Houston
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82 reviews 82 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We recently had lunch at Up the Creek by recommendation of a local. She did not steer us wrong. There was outside seating by Gore Creek, the weather was perfect and the service outstanding. We both had the Lobster BLT, which was very good. We tried the truffle fries and I guess they are just too rich for my taste.... More

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San Francisco Bay Area
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch, and it was a great choice! Very friendly service and the food was nice. Fun to watch the folks come with their dogs to the creek and play in the open space by the tables.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Choosing a restaurant in Vail is not easy, but I am so glad we chose Up the Creek when we only had one night to enjoy a great dinner in Vail. We went fairly early (6:15pm) and because it was off season and a rainy night we were almost the only ones there. However the restaurant filled as the night... More

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Denver, Colorado
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We visit Vail every year and had never been to this restaurant. It was a nice day so decided to stop in for lunch and enjoy the patio seating along Gore Creek. There is also tables inside but we did not go thru so not sure of # of tables. We were seated promptly, and waitress appeared with water shortly... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This place was one of the favorite place for my Mather in law and she is 86. They were one of the good and well know place. Formal owner from Austria and I met him a few years back very good manager and people like to talk with him. Last night this place look like old time but is not.... More

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Oahu, Hawaii
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Great outdoor setting by Gore creek. Food was good and ambiance on a sunny day can't be beat. They push you a little on the menu but otherwise service is good.

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Austin, TX
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had an unusual and enjoyable waterfront dining experience here. The owner/operator (Peter) was on site for our visit and he made sure we were well taken care of. We highly recommend the truffle fries with parmesan fondue. The BLT was really good - made with bacon that had been cured in-house. Wheat bread was fabulous. It was a little... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This informal restaurant is worth a try. Above Page Springs on Page Springs Road, you can see the creek from inside or sit on a porch that overlooks it--if you want the little porch, which we like, go early. The menu is all home made and very interesting. Some things we love and some not as much--but we don't agree... More

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Calgary, Canada
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262 reviews 262 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I stopped by this restaurant for lunch. The location of the restaurant is among the best in Vail -- right beside Gore Creek. It was a nice sunny day and we enjoyed our meal on the veranda. Service was good. Food very tasty above average. I had a delicious BLT sandwich, chips and beer. My wife enjoyed... More

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Additional Information about Up the Creek Bar & Grill

Address: 223 Gore Creek Drive Suite 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
Phone Number: 970 476 8141
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American

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