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1 Sun Valley Road, 1st floor of Sun Valley Lodge, Sun Valley, ID 83353
12086222144
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7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Families with children
Description: Adjacent to the Lodge Lobby, Gretchen's Restaurant welcomes you with an...
Adjacent to the Lodge Lobby, Gretchen's Restaurant welcomes you with an relaxing indoor/outdoor feel with easy access for Terrace dining all day long. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner and full bar service. Sun Valley's own Gretchen Fraser is the restaurant's namesake, the first American to win an Alpine Olympic Gold Medal.
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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good spot for breakfast or lunch in SV lodge

Recently updated, Gretchen's is a good spot for breakfast or lunch in the Sun Valley lodge lobby area. A pretty casual atmosphere and you can watch the ice skaters which is fun too. Good variety in the menu- sandwiches, soups, salads, drinks etc. wish they still had their French onion soup! But... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Chelseaebj
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Kenosha
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had breakfast twice here whilst staying at the Sun Valley lodge. The food was exceptional, as was the service.

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Thank Goebone
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently updated, Gretchen's is a good spot for breakfast or lunch in the Sun Valley lodge lobby area. A pretty casual atmosphere and you can watch the ice skaters which is fun too. Good variety in the menu- sandwiches, soups, salads, drinks etc. wish they still had their French onion soup! But still tasty and enjoyable.

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Thank Chelseaebj
Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love good food and after a day on the slopes nothing is better than a delicious meal. The servers were extremely accommodating of our need for gluten free and prepared us a stellar meal. The portions aren't large, but the food quality is excellent.

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Thank L B
Denver, Colorado
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Even if you don't stay at the lodge, you should see it. Going to lunch is a great way to look around, take in the history, see Olympic gold medals and enjoy the atmosphere

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Thank Laura W
Aspen, Colorado
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Having lost the iconic lodge dining room we thought that Gretchen's might make up for its loss. Everyone agreed that it felt like we were in an airport terminal upscale Dennies. The acoustics were awful and young parents would fill up tables with noisy children and ignore how distracting they were. Our party could not talk to each other and... More 

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Thank John S
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

We were thankful that we found a great spot to have lunch on Christmas. All three of our meals were good and they also had great coffee. Staff was friendly and attentive the Sun Valley Lodge is a very nice place.

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Thank Dane D
Spokane
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I love to visit the newly remodeled Sun Valley Lodge. It is absolutely gorgeous and they have done an excellent job with the art work, beautiful furnishings, pictures, in addition to Gretchen's. I had the place to myself since it was off-season and ordered a bowl of the chili. It was fantastic! Probably one of the best I've ever had... More 

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Gretchen's has fabulous food, great service and a view of Sun Valley's outdoor skating rink with the ski mountain in the distance. We just had a delicious lunch.

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Thank Robert K
Ogden, Utah
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

While staying at the Sun Valley resort, we decided to do breakfast our first morning here. My husband enjoyed his omelet and I sure hope he enjoyed his glass of orange juice that cost $7. I ordered eggs over medium and well done bacon. My bacon came out only half cooked so I sent it back. I guess in an... More 

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Thank gahockygrl
Santa Barbara, Afghanistan
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103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

The Gretchen was recently remodeled with the rest of the hotel. The room is bright, open and well appointed. The food has always been very good here.

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Thank Charles M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Sun Valley Road, 1st floor of Sun Valley Lodge, Sun Valley, ID 83353
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Sun Valley-Ketchum  >  Sun Valley
  • Phone Number: 12086222144

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Adjacent to the Lodge Lobby, Gretchen's Restaurant welcomes you with an relaxing indoor/outdoor feel with easy access for Terrace dining all day long. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner and full bar service. Sun Valley's own Gretchen Fraser is the restaurant's namesake, the first American to win an Alpine Olympic Gold Medal.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?