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Sweet Basil

193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
+1 970-476-0125
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
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Reviewed yesterday

Food was great! The menu is a very simple and easy to navigate. The food was fresh, and exceptionally tasty. Service was good, nothing over the top but didn't lack at all either. Nice view of the creek and fire pit. We would certainly return.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank aschuh2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went to Sweet Basel with three couples the night before a wedding. All I could say is that it was a very memorable experience. The appetizers, entree and deserts were varied, unique and very well prepared. We had the fried olives, cauliflower soup, scallops, duck,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank johncD6774BF
Jana M, Guest Relations Manager at Sweet Basil, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

WOW! We love to read reviews like this John. Thank you for taking the time to share your opinion and for coming in last night! We hope you come back again on your next visit to Vail.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sweet Basil absolutely deserves all of the rave reviews. The atmosphere is classy with nice lighting and a swanky bar. The layout keeps the noise level down which makes it great for a romantic meal. The service was excellent with professional and attentive staff. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BossLadyJess
Jana M, Guest Relations Manager at Sweet Basil, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for that thoughtful review Jess. We are happy you enjoyed the service and the dishes. I admit we 'cued the snow' just for you :-) Come back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have reviewed sweet basil before but this was a family trip. They only had onky one election my kids would eat, it t was mac n cheese. It was a large helping which was nice in compariolsiom to the price but still more than...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stephanie h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Vail with a group of eight girlfriends, two of whom were celebrating birthdays. We chose Sweet Basil as our "grand finale" restaurant--and we picked a winner. The food was beautiful, the service was warm and attentive, and the table by the open...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AThome2525
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Wagyu flank steak is the best meal we have had in years. WOW. Great place for a couples dinner! The service is great. Don't forget to order the brussel sprouts and fried olives for appetizers. They won't disappoint!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Maxwellpeepers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant, each time we’ve been. Great food, great service, great wine. And the view of the creek and snow covered trees was spectacular!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were invited to go with our friends to Vail to see their new home It was for lunch and they frequently visit this place when they spend the winter in Vail What a disappointment to be honest I had the beef Tatar which came...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank edwinb629
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered the Crispy Pork Tonkatsu Sandwich for lunch at the highly recommended Sweet Basil restaurant. The edges of the bread were burned, the French fries were very salty, and there was too much tonkatsu sauce on the pork. Otherwise, the sandwich was very flavorful....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cookiebaker101
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Both of us enjoyed our meal at Sweet Basil. We had the flank steak and the pork chop. Both were cooked to perfection and the service was wonderful! They also cater to accommodating gluten free eating.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Locococomama
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Response from JCinDenver | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't.
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Response from Gerardoverap | Reviewed this property |
summer time I would say casual....
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Response from Duckbob11 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. My wife always eats GF. But not me ! Have a blast ! Bob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$25 - $50
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
    (Wall Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-0125
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Voted #1 in Colorado by Zagat Survey, Sweet Basil has been a must for travelers and locals alike since 1977. The cuisine is creative contemporary American utilizing many cultural influences from around the world. Located in the heart of Vail Village, the restaurant blends fine dining with a captivating trendy energy.
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