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Up the Creek Bar & Grill

223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
+1 970-476-8141
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
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Reviewed January 25, 2016

We had dinner here one night and all ordered the elk as a main course. It was fantastic - the best main course we had in our 3 week trip to Vail. My husband and son offered crab cakes to start which were nice and...More

1  Thank Go55
Reviewed January 23, 2016

We had the truffle frites, elk and new york strip steak. My husband and I decided to go here because they are the only place in town with elk. Our entrees did not disappoint. Staff was attentive and did a nice job of taking care...More

1  Thank brunettebella24
Reviewed January 11, 2016

We had our wedding rehearsal dinner at Up the Creek, and we could not have chosen a better place. The staff (especially the manager, Beau) were all wonderful. They worked with us to create a three-course menu that had a great range of options. The...More

2  Thank Jaclyn C
Reviewed January 5, 2016

good food, good service and a lovely spot. over the holiday it was full, but service seemed to have already considered the crowds.

1  Thank Nyloracretnuh
Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

The food was alright. The portion sizes we are over the place, the flavors were not spot on. Kind of blah. Not to write home about

Thank Luisgtovar
Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Consistently good food here. Crab cake was great followed by delicious caribou. My husbands steak was also excellent. Only slight criticism was slightly rushed service giving us the feeling that we should hurry up - shame. Perhaps waitress could have spent a little more time...More

1  Thank REJW99
Reviewed December 31, 2015

Beautiful location by the Gore Creek with a very wide selection of food. The braised short rib is my favorite, and my husband loves the trout. Nice wine selection and a great staff. This is our favorite place to dine in Vail.

1  Thank Babschambers
Reviewed December 28, 2015

We stumbled upon this while walking through Vail village on an skiing off day for us (over the busy President's Day Weekend). We had unusually warm weather, and although we were not looking for a place to eat outside, once we saw the great set...More

Thank NJZ2
Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

An exceptional dining experience and certainly a must when in Vail. We started with the crab cakes and chicken noodle soup. I loved the soup. Wow...will be back just for the soup. For mains, the Elk is exceptional( our first), the lamb chops excellent, the...More

Thank Pragasen821
Reviewed December 12, 2015

Lovely restaurant with a view of the creek. Perfect location. The staff is warm and friendly. The cuisine is delicious. Heidi was adorable with a Celine Dion personality. Near the center of town, beautiful views of lighted trees. We had had the delicious carpaccio and...More

1  Thank SoniaBendt
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June 2, 2016|
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Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Yes and Yes. We will serve a traditional dinner for both adults and children in celebration of Thanksgiving. You may make a reservation by giving us a call or by booking through our website. Thank you for your question... More
August 27, 2015|
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Response from 48mimi2014 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, but we didn't request any information on corkage fee. We enjoyed a glass of white wine from the restaurants wine list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-8141
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