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Russell's Restaurant

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228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4575
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have been visiting Vail for the past week and had yet discovered a good place to get a steak. The steak was extremely well seasoned and very tender. Our salads were also very tasty and the food was timed perfectly. Drinks were good as well. Our server could have been a bit more attentive but overall did a good... More 

Thank Lynn M
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinner was fabulous...started with bacon wrapped scallops, then shared half and half salad. Husband had steak Diane and I had the Halibut special, both wete cooked perfectly and tasty. Waiter was Kent, he was great and manager Michael was very friendly. Sat at table by the window and enjoyed Gore Creek as we ate!

Thank JunctionGirl
New York City, New York
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vail is wonderful. The absolute only thing wrong with Vail is that you can’t get a good meal anywhere. When we pondered why on the way home we figured it’s because of the remote location and everything is shipped in. So vegetables, and prices, suffer. But shouldn’t steak in Colorado be good? Aren’t the steaks just standing around in fields... More 

Thank AnalogGurl
Little Rock, Arkansas
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180 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant sits directly on Gore Creek with dining room windows open to the cool breeze and sounds of rustling water. The food was very good - we had the steak (Bearnaise sauce was delicious) and the trout. Both were good and well prepared. Service was excellent. Prices are about average for Vail - do not expect cheap meals in... More 

Thank Phillip P
Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tables by the stream are the best! This is a great place for a special occasion. Menu is fit for foodies. Book in advance, this p,ace fills up.

Thank Jan B
Skippack, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been patrons of this fine restaurant during each of our visits to Vail. The location is perfect, with a view of Gore Creek. On our last visit, the river was running fast and it was mesmerizing to watch. Of course, the food is great and the service is quick and efficient. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank 794georgew
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was suggested by the hotel where we were staying. He was correct the food is terrific here. Staff was friendly and we were sat next to this large open window and got to watch people walk by the whole time, very nice! I'd definitely recommend and I will go again. Only reason not a 5 rating was because... More 

Thank Gabrielle L
Jackson, Mississippi
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We celebrated my spouses birthday at Russell's. Our waitress was awesome, the hostess made sure we had a Gore Creek window table, and the food was delicious. We will be back when in Vail.

Thank wheels13
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This must be one of the best places to get a steak in town. Especially the "blackened" versions are highly recommended. We brought our 5 year old son and they were very accommodating even though they didn't have a kids menu. We just asked for things he liked we could see they had on the regular menu and they served... More 

Thank SophieHendriksen
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

came for dinner with few friends , problem with splitting checks , and the server was friendly but new , food was ok and not what it was in the past , we had wandered if there is a new owner or chief there ? food was flat and not memorable will thing twice before returning back there , they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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
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 81657-4575
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: 19704766700
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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