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Game Creek Club

278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
970 479-4280
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Ranked #14 of 101 Restaurants in Vail
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American, French, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: E Lionshead Circle
Transit: Take Free Vail in-town bus to Lionshead bus stop. Walk through Lionshead to the gondola. Plan to check in at the gondola 30 minutes before your reservation time.
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English first
Boulder, Colorado
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

oh my. Yet another place where staff don't know what to do and when to do. The bartender was good. The receptionist attentive but clearly sensing we were diners. The view wins the day. Now don't get we wrong, go for the view if that is what is important to you. At sunset it is magnificent. And if you got... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This review is written with great consideration...did we have expectations that were too high? Do we expect too much in a 5 star restaurant experience? Should the food be rated at the same level as the service? How much does location and view increase the overall experience? So...Chef and kitchen team, we send you a bravo for the food... with... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Deservedly, Vail is a top ski vacation destination in the world, but what do you do with your non-skier friends who want to spend some time on the mountain and take in the high country experience? A great way to get non-skiers on the mountain is to have dinner at the Game Creek Club. We love this place. It takes... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The view going up to the restaurant and from the restaurant were breathtaking and the meal matched perfectly.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The Game Creek Restaurant is an overall experience to enjoy with friends and family. We arrived at the Eagle Bahn gondola a half hour before our dinner reservation. The sunset gondola ride up the mountain was amazing followed by a snowcat ride to the restaurant. I would suggest wearing shoes with some sort of grip suitable for snow and ice.... More

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SF bay area
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We were excited to arrive via snow cat which was very comfortable. If you are afraid of heights avoid the downhill side! We started with the "on the green" cocktail which was very good (Hendricks gin, cucumber, lime, and dill). Then on to the outstanding pork belly - the best I have tasted. I started with a sunchoke panna cotta... More

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Largo, Florida
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143 reviews 143 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We had a really nice dinner here. From the trip up on the Eagle Bahn gondola (reeked of pot - ah, the new Colorado) which was beautiful at sunset and where they handed us nice blankets for the trip up), to the fun snowcat ride, to the beautiful views from the balcony, the experience was wonderful. The dinner was an... More

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Houston, TX
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

From going up the gondola, riding in the (yes, slightly pimped-out) snowcat through the swirling snow, to the doorway was awesome; the trip back (with slightly better visibility) was just as good. In between, it was one of the best meals I've ever had. Started with the pork belly, which was delicious; the salad was good, but, well, I love... More

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Westport, CT
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Ride the gondola up, and snowcat to the restaurant. The Chef made special adjustments for us. Great experience for a special occasion or to cap off your visit to Vail. Book well in advance.

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San Jose, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

When we made the first reservation, I simply thought it would be fun for the girls (almost 13 and 9.5) to sit in the snowcat. The menu didn't jump out or anything. First of all, Roy our driver was completely amazing and the snowcat was really fun. He even let our girls sit shotgun and it was very memorable. We... More

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