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Ludwig's Restaurant

20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657
+1 970-479-5429
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Ranked #15 of 99 Restaurants in Vail
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: W. Meadow Drive
Transit: Complimentary Vail bus route, Village Inn bus stop.
Description: Ludwig's - Ocean to Table - with our Executive Chef, Florian Schwarz. Florian specializes in fresh seafood and other guest favorites, bringing a new and exciting twist to the Ludwig's menu. The catch-of-the-day from Hawaii to Maine will be served at Ludwig's the following day in a light and delicious cuisine. Florian will highlight his experience by preparing Colorado venison and elk with a uniquely tender consistency not typically found in wild game cuisine. Fresh ingredients, light and healthy, artfully prepared - the new Ludwig's theme. Still present at Ludwig's is the award-winning selection of wine, refined European service and attention to detail. Treat yourself to an updated Vail tradition.
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Breckenridge, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Beautiful setting, great food and service. One of the best brunches we have had. We will definitely be back.

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Miami, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Good variety of food and great service. The price was around $20 per person but it was a good value for the quality of food.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My husband and I visited Ludwig's for brunch. Had read a lot of reviews and was really expecting a lot more than we got. Service was so so, we waited a bit to be seated, tho the restaurant was not busy. They seemed to be under staffed or the staff was unfamiliar with their duties. We had brunch we had... More

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Naples, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Attended Sunday brunch which off season is less than half the usual price, and is advertised in the Vail Daily as Best Brunch in the Valley. However, this is my third time attending Sunday brunch in one year: Nothing changed. Food tastes like it is out of a box of Costco frozen products; nothing special, and only a small amount... More

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jfaessler, Owner at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this review

I appreciate you taking the time to let us know we fell short of your expectations. First, I would like to apologize for the lack of replenishing the dishes in a timely manner. On this particular Sunday, we had a large, unexpected wedding party that joined us, which truly challenged us to keep up with the customer volume. I was... More

Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The buffet was not included in our rate but was very good. It is basically a sun room facing the pool. The staff was very attentive and the food very good. I did not try to order off the menu so I don't know if that was an option. As many hotel restaurants they rather assume you will eat the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We love Ludwig's for breakfast. The buffet is amazing, the service outstanding and the atmosphere very serene. We'll be back to the Sonnenalp many more times!

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We selected this restaurant out of the guide in our hotel room. We were expecting a fairly nice place, but were amazed at the beautiful setting. Unlike so many restaurants, it was romantic, quiet, and the tables afforded privacy. The food and service were impeccable.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Fruit, Cereals, egg dishes, french toast, made to order omelets and coffee in a beautiful, large, signature china mug make this one of the best breakfast buffets ever. Add a charming staff in Bavarian costumes and the most wonderful hostess, Corky who welcomes you by name each morning!!

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Brentwood, Tennessee
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

While staying at the Sonnenalp we indulged in the breakfast buffet at Ludwig's every morning. The food was great, service impeccable and the sunroom was the perfect way to start our day in Vail.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had a wonderful breakfast on the patio, outside the sunroom. We could look down on Gore Creek and could hear the water. A very nice setting. You can have the buffet or can order breakfast off the menu. Breakfast was delicious. The wait staff was very friendly.

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Additional Information about Ludwig's Restaurant

Address: 20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657
Phone Number: +1 970-479-5429
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Seafood

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