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“A "Don't miss" dining experience unlike any other” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Zach's Cabin

Zach's Cabin
214 Beaver Creek Place, Beaver Creek, CO
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Ranked #27 of 72 Restaurants in Beaver Creek
Cuisines: American
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Description: (970) 754-6575, Zach's Cabin 214 Beaver Creek Place, Avon, CO 81620 (970) 754-6575‎
Roeland Park, Kansas
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32 restaurant reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“A "Don't miss" dining experience unlike any other”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Amazing views on the sleigh ride to and from the cabin in the mountains. Bundle up because it is chilly!
Cozy cabin feel with intimate setting.
Spectacular wine list with a menu to match. MUST try the foie gras with peanut butter and jelly monte cristo. We recommend you ask the chef what to order. You can't go wrong with this menu.
Just be aware that where you take off your coats is in the same area for everyone so keep your belongings together or marked to identify which one is yours to avoid mixups. We had a coat taken by someone else who mistook it for their own.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Santa Clarita, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Snowy Sleigh ride to a fantastic meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We went to Zach's with high expectations that were certainly met. The friends we went with had been there before and raved about it. We anticipated that this would be the highlight of our ski trip to Beaver Creek. It was a snowy (open) sleigh ride - not as romantic as in a Norman Rockwell painting, it was cold and wet, it was very fun though! The restaurant is in a huge old cabin (more like a mansion than a cabin, on the ski slopes in Bachelor Gulch, that is only accessible via open air sleigh ride. We were greeted by a roaring fire in the massive central fireplace and EVERY employee greeted us! It was a warm and inviting atmosphere. Another note...the restaurant was fairly full, but you could still speak in a normal volume and be heard across the table, a rare situation in an American restaurant. Ah, and now about the food. We all ordered something different: Elk Tenderloin, Muscovy Duck, Beef Tenderloin, and the Ahi special. It was great being with such good friends that we were trading forkfuls of each entrée so each of us agreed that we liked what we ordered the best, but everything was magnificent!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Vero Beach, Florida
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“Beautiful mountain experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The restaurant sits on the mountain and you arrive by sleigh. Just a beautiful way to begin the evening. I ate the elk which was the best I have ever had. The wine list is one of the best I have ever seen with a number of top vintages. The sommelier, who personally created the wine list, is extremely knowledable and very friendly to boot. The staff was very friendly for the most part.

My only knock was that one of my friends had carried in a beer from the sleigh ride. The waiter basically scolded her for bringing it in to the restaruant, which is apparetely against Colorado law, and took the beer away. We didn't know and she certainly would not have never intentionally caused a problem. I just felt this could have been dealt with a little better.

Overall though, we really enjoyed the dining experience as well as the entire evening. Be prepared to spend some money, but if you love to dine, it is worth the expense.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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miami
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

From the lovely sleigh ride up the mountain from the Ritz Carlton, to the enthusiastic and knowledgeable wait staff to amazing food Zach's cabin has it all. We sat by a roaring fire in a beautiful high ceilinged cabin enjoy fabulous food. Great for kids since they have a kids buffet as well. A must do experience.

Visited January 2013
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London
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“More about the experience than the food ...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We took our family to Zach's Cabin at the suggestion of the hotel concierge. The main attraction of the restaurant lies in the fact that the restaurant is located on the mountain and you get there by a "sleigh ride" which is fact is a snow cat pulling up a huge trailer up the mountain departing from the Ritz Carlton. The views over Beaver Creek on the ride up and down are spectacular. The restaurant itself is cosy and inviting, although the food is at best mediocre. They offer a limited kids buffet (chicken thighs, beans and mac and cheese) which was pretty disappointing and our three children barely ate anything which was frustrating. However, I would say that Zach's Cabin is worth a visit for a memorable experience dining on the mountain.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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