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Alpenrose Restaurant

#19 of 109 Restaurants in Vail
Certificate of Excellence
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German, Austrian, Swiss
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100 E Meadow Dr ste 25, Vail, CO 81657
970-476-8899
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 118
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  • 85
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great German Experience

We went here b/c of TA recommendations and we were not let down. The fondue was yummy, the Kasepfanne was tasty and the beer and desserts topped it all off. The only reason I gave it 4 out of 5 stars is b/c of the prices- a bit inflated- but we are in Vail....

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Rhonda R
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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Castle Rock, Colorado
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We went here b/c of TA recommendations and we were not let down. The fondue was yummy, the Kasepfanne was tasty and the beer and desserts topped it all off. The only reason I gave it 4 out of 5 stars is b/c of the prices- a bit inflated- but we are in Vail....

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Friendly waiters and a great braut + beer meal for $9. The service was fast, place felt comfortable, and the food was amazing. Come here during the off season.

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Westminster, Colorado
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We came in for dessert-- we walked in a the waiter was laying down in the booth eating with his girlfriend or who ever-- we ordered two desserts-- they were ok.. perhaps a little stale-- we ordered some drinks too-- they pretty much acted like we were just a bother and we couldn't eat fast enough to get out of... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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164 reviews 164 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

What a great little alpine restaurant! We had lunch here several times throughout the week. The Kaëspätzle, while probably not your healthiest lunch option, was AMAZING! Bartender Jeff was personable and very helpful with regards to the local area/attractions. Very nice outdoor seating area, good for people watching in Vail Village!

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Alpenrose is absolutely wonderful. The patio is great and food is excellent. We go there twice a month and are never disappointed. Waiters are top notch.

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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Nice and intimate setting, good German/Austrian food and attentive service. The lunch (served until 4 p.m.) has much better prices than dinner; and enough to offer; worth it -- for Vail standards. They also have some non-German dishes like a good appetizer fondue, escargots, and tiramisu.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

There was no hostess at all we had a reservation and when we arrived there was no one to sit us, we stayed there just standing and a waiter saw us and guided us to our table and then we waited again for a waiter or waitress to approach which took about 10 minutes, then the waiter's service was really... More 

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Corte Madera, California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

GREAT selection of beers. Several sizes from which to choose! Porch is "happening" and a great place to people watch. Apres ski hangout gets crowded and the staff gets overwhelmed. On a busy day, be prepared to WAIT! It IS, however, worth the wait. Authentic cuisine and atmosphere transports you from Vail to Germany in a heartbeat!

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Vail, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The Alpenrose is a top spot to experience Vail's scenery and immerse in the "Alps" atmosphere of Colorado. Its old world charm, menu and bakery makes this restaurant a favorite of ours when we ski Vail each winter. Our family celebrated a special event here this Christmas season and we had a five star dinner with each of us savoring... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Alpenrose is located very close to a bus stop, so getting there is quite easy--if you pass the huge metal moose, you've gone too far! if you enjoy a more peaceful dining environment, request seating upstairs away from the bar area. Our server was very friendly, attentive, and accommodating. We ordered the büdnerteller (charcuterie board), split pea soup, osso buco,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 E Meadow Dr ste 25, Vail, CO 81657
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: 970-476-8899

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: German, Austrian, Swiss
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 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?