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Big Bear Bistro

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297 Hanson Ranch Rd, Top of Bridge Street, Vail, CO 81657-4524
+1 970-445-1007
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast .. It was very average ... Service was basically none existent . And very little effort was put into food preparation and presentation and service ... They really don't try to hard because there isn't a lot to chose from and was way too expensive for they presented to us ... 3 stars is generous

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Thank Lisa H
Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here during our stay in Vail. They use Boar Head meats on their sandwiches. They had a nice selection of beverages and great espresso too. Our son loved his grilled cheese and our daughter enjoyed the green pork chili. The sandwiches were a little pricey, but it is Vail and it seemed to be fairly priced for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place never disappoints. They serve good sized portions, plated beautiful, of quality ingredients. This is some of the best food in Vail. Pricing is fair. The staff is very friendly. I highly recommend it.

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Gillette
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted a quick and delicious lunch as I hiked up the mountain. It was wonderful and flavorful hummus/veggie sandwich!

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Avon, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered 3 egg omelet. It came solo, that is no toast, no potatoes, no garnish. It was the smallest 3 egg omelet I have ever seen. Won't be back.

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Thank Mkieler1
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the breakfast fruit & yogurt so delicious and several sandwiches to go for picnics during bike rides. All were delicious and at a reasonable price. Highly recommend

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Thank Jerry F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Big Bear Bistro. The place is small, and we enjoyed seating outside. The food was delicious, and the service was good. Big Bear Bistro is a popular place and well worth a try.

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Thank Ed D
Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We were staying in Vail for a couple days for a follow up surgical visit. We didn't want the large, expensive sit down breakfast at the hotel so we decided to wander around to see what we could find. We stumbled upon Big Bear Bistro and decided to try it. They had quite a bit to choose from. I ordered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely breakfast at Big Bear Bistro! They have a variety of options for breakfast and lunch. Even though it is a fast casual place, the food is beautifully presented. They have both savory and sweet crepes, and they were larger than we expected!

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Thank Lindsay J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious and reasonably priced breakfast in Vail at the cozy, friendly Big Bear Bistro. We enjoyed breakfast sandwiches, fresh fruit and a gooey, warm cinnamon roll. Everything was tasty ~ Staff was friendly ~ Space was comfortable. Good value meal in this resort town. Also had a good lunch there last time we were in Vail. Definitely worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Soups, Cafe, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 297 Hanson Ranch Rd, Top of Bridge Street, Vail, CO 81657-4524
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-445-1007
Description
Conveniently located at the top of Bridge Street, and featuring the BEST Gourmet Sandwiches in the Vail Valley, we offer Boar's Head meats, fresh veggies and organic bread baked fresh daily! We also offer Rudi's organic gluten-free bread, natural whole-wheat, or a variety of tortilla wraps. We also offer great quick breakfasts, as well as beer, wine, crepes and numerous apres selections.

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