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Russell's Restaurant

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228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4584
+1 970-476-6700
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food at Russell's was amazing! The French Onion Soup was great! The filet was fantastic, and the chocolate cake was awesome! Pam, our server, and the bartender and the host all delivered impeccable customer service! Thanks for everything! We will definitely be back to dine here again when we are in town.

Thank Toothdoctor2
Edwards, Colorado
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful atmosphere, great waitstaff and amazing food!!! Happy we spent our Thanksgiving holiday at this incredible restaurant!!! Already have Christmas Eve dinner reservations booked!!!

Thank Brandy G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

My husband and I recently visited with a large group for a work conference. With our reservation our tables were ready and waiting with wine and excellent servers. I had the salmon and it was perfectly cooked and moist. The steak looked delicious and the mud pie dessert was a perfect end to a great meal.

Thank Lindsey W
York, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

We visited this restaurant following a recommendation and were pleased we did. The choice on the menu and the food and service excellent.

Thank Susan B
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Russell's was recommended by all of our Vail friends. Very homey feel. We were seated at the window table looking out on the street. Great fun people watching without totally giving up our privacy. The steaks were cooked perfectly as ordered and seasoned very well. This was a wonderful restaurant to experience Vail dining.

Thank RMLipari
Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Classic Vail, great menu, fabulous specials. Appeals to the local crowd too. Just over the covered bridge, it's an iconic fixture woth the stop!

Thank Keating349
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

A restaurant where you can talk and eat the best food in Vail. While the crab leg and steak is pricey, it will be the best you ever had. Steak prices are reasonable and served by a wait staff that cares. Don't save it for a special occasion - try it now.

Thank Joel N
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Great food. Service was excellent. Sit in bar area where the creek flows behind it. Nice view and very relaxing. Was there to celebrate boyfriends birthday and they made it very special.

Thank beachqueen925
Toledo, Ohio
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

The food was good, but pricey. However, what caused us to rate this restaurant poorly is the following: Apparently a service dog comes in each evening with its keeper as indicated by the Manager. Service dog not a problem! Having the service staff, waitresses and bar tender playing with the dog is the problem. After watching for an hour and... More 

Thank jtimken
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Met up with my nephew and his girlfriend while driving through the Rocky Mountains with Vail as one of our stops. This mean was very nice. We were seated immediately which probably owed to our later than normal arrival. The restaurant is well placed in the village and the ambiance was great for the evening. The service was excellent. I... More 

Thank Jennifer C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $45
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4584
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-6700
Just across the Covered Bridge in Vail Village is Bridge Street's warm, cozy and oldest steak house - Russell's. We have a friendly, relaxing atmosphere with wonderful Creekside dining. Russell's features dry aged Certified Angus beef, along with delightful fish entrees and world-renowned Alaskan King Crab Legs. One side dish that you can't pass up is our scalloped potatoes - baked with onions, bacon and cheese with a golden brown top. A lot of our staff members have been with us for 20 years or more. Come by and see for yourself why the locals and staff love Russell's. We take great pride in serving premier steaks and seafood in the most enjoyable and accommodating restaurant in Vail. Reservations recommended.

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