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Game Creek Club

278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
970 479-4280
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Ranked #3 of 100 Restaurants in Vail
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American, French, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
Description: Reopening June 20th for Summer dining! Game Creek Restaurant is located at 10,300 feet, at the top of Vail Mountain. Enjoy a gondola ride and cozy snow cat ride or shuttle in the summer to an elegant European chalet, where the ambiance is charming and the memories are long-lasting. Renowned for the fabulous view, Game Creek Restaurant features modern American style cooking with regional and seasonal ingredients. The menu is comprised of contemporary dishes and Game Creek favorites. Game Creek Restaurant offers an award-winning and extensive wine list, and personalized service. More than simply a restaurant high above Vail, Game Creek Restaurant has emerged as a true culinary destination. Adults choose from a 3, 4, or 5 course prix fixe menu, and a special 3-course children's menu is also offered. Open for Dinner December through April, and for Dinner and Sunday Brunch June 20th through Labor Day.
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Del Mar, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I had not heard of this restaurant in the past but learned of it from my brother who lived in Vail. I am glad we made the trek to get there on the gondola and the snowcat because it was a great experience overall. Taking the gondola there at sunset was beautiful. I was able to get some really pretty... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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117 reviews 117 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Outstanding views and if you include the fact that the gondola ride is included in the cost of dinner the cost while high ($70-105 per person) it is entertaining. The ride from the gondola is rough. The food was very good but not better than other restaurants in "lower vail". So glad I went but the cost and hassle to... More 

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is a cool place. You take the gondola from Lion's Head to the top of Vail Mountain, where a shuttle drives you to a remote lodge built on top of a mountain. The sunset was amazing. And the food was the best meal we had in Vail. Although the food was excellent, there were some problems. First, we were... More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great food, great service, awesome view, and wonderful ambiance -- Game Creek has it all! Take a ride up Gondola One in Vail and then ride to Game Creek via horseback, shuttle (summer) or snowcat (winter). Be treated to an awesome view from the deck while you sip a cocktail. Then be ushered to your quiet table to begin an... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

There were 14 of us attending a reunion in Vail, and chose Game Creek for our special dinner. Everyone attending raved about the dinner, and said that it was absolutely The Best ever!!!!! I would highly recommend the Game Creek for your special evening! Talk about the Wow factor!! Thank you to Peter, the Manager, and our wait staff for... More 

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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Atlanta, Georgia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Hands down this is the best meal in Vail and then add in the location and sunset! This was our second time here, last was in July 2013. We could not wait to come back after the first visit and can't wait to go back next year! The service is outstanding and the food is amazing! Do yourself a favor... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I dined here on our first night of three in Vail. It was the perfect start to our romantic weekend! We had a 7:15 reservation and it was perfect timing to see the 8:19 sunset through the dining room's large windows near the end of our meal. Out of all the restaurants in Vail, this was our... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

One of our favorite dinners in Vail! The evening starts with the gondola ride up the mountain followed by the adventurous drive to the chalet. My daughters (10 & 7) were speechless. The service and food were excellent. I would only recommend this restaurant to families with well behaved children who can enjoy a "fine dining" experience. The evening ended... More 

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Address: 278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
Phone Number: 970 479-4280
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American, French, Contemporary

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