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Ludwig's Restaurant

20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
+1 970-479-5429
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“cotton candy” (10 reviews)
“blintzes” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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$$$$
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LOCATION
20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The atmosphere and food completely remind us every time we eat here of being in Europe skiing. The buffet is incredible! This is the best place to eat breakfast/brunch while in Vail. Lovely atmosphere very chalet with a the rolling river in view while brunching....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tksanford
Reviewed yesterday

We ended up here for breakfast because it was one of the few spots still serving breakfast after 10 am. While they did accommodate us, the meal itself was underwhelming to say the least. The espresso had grounds in it. The eggs benedict was bland,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AugustP
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Sonnenalp is a classic European Hotel with first class service. It is better than anything else in Vail, including the Four Seasons. You will receive personalized service from the moment you arrive to the time you leave. The food is excellent with a real...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lous D
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Lous D, Thank you for choosing us and we are glad you had such a great experience here. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Hopefully soon. Warm regards from Vail and the Sonnenalp Family. Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ludwig's has an amazing breakfast buffet - definitely worth checking out! I loved their variety of pretzels.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GlobeTrotting624013
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear GlobeTrotting624013, Thank you for your feedback and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed our Breakfast Experience! Warm regards from Vail and the Ludwig's Team. Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed December 13, 2018

This is our second time staying at The Sonnenalp. Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day and Ludwig's Restaurant has the best brunch. They serve everything you could possibly want. The sunroom is a lovely space to have breakfast. Staff is great and they...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Shoeshop
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Shoeshop, very happy to hear that you enjoyed our famous European Breakfast. We happily shared your feedback with our Team. Warm regards from Vail and the Ludwig's Team. Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed December 6, 2018

THE STAFF WAS AMAZING! The most helpful, FRIENDLIEST, and kind hearted people. I felt right at home at LUDWIGS. The Maitre D (wish I got his name) went out of his way to make us all feel welcomed and comfortable. He even sent me off...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank MNicoleS375
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Dear MNicoleS375, What a nice review. We feel honored. Very happy to hear that you had such a great time with us and we did share your feedback wit the team. Certainly we welcome you back anytime! Happy Holiday Season from Vail and the Sonnenalp...More

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for an epic brunch buffet with all the fixings, Ludwigs will not disappoint. The sun room creates a bright and spacious dining area which is a great way to start the morning. Staff is sweet and mostly foreign giving a very authentic...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank BossLadyJess
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Dear BossLadyJess, So nice to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere in the Ludwig's. Thank you very much for your feedback and we hope to host you soon again. Happy Holiday Season from Vail and the Sonnenalp, Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Best breakfast buffet I’ve ever had. My only regret is that I couldn’t try everything. Huge selection, even the fruit is special. It’s pricey but high quality ingredients makes it understandable.More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Randy C
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Dear Randy C, Thank you for your review and we are stoked to hear you had a good time. My suggestion: Come back soon and try the rest :-) We love to have you with us! Best regards from Vail and the Sonnenalp, Daniel Spingler...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018

Part of why we stayed at The Sonnenalp was from memories of the most magnificent Mother's Day Brunch celebrated at Ludwig's. The food and service did not disappoint.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AspenRealLifeAspen
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Dear AspenRealLifeAspen, Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed our Mother Day Brunch in May. Even more appreciate you coming back. Hope to see you soon again! Best regards from Vail and the Sonnenalp, Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Expensive but delicious buffet choices. Service is the best possible. I am gluten free and they made gluten free waffles for me even though they are not on their buffet. They also brought gluten free blueberry muffins from their bakery for me to enjoy. Mimosas...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Doris L
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Dear Dorjoylee, so happy to hear that you enjoyed our famous breakfast buffet. I did share your feedback with the team and they were stoked to hear about it. Please let us know when you come back!! Best regards from Vail and the Sonnenalp, Daniel...More

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kaaberg
April 28, 2017|
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Response from Jwghmg | Reviewed this property |
For sure
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GenevieveH396
January 5, 2017|
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Response from Debra B | Reviewed this property |
Not for morning brunch when we wee there. Not sure about their evening service.
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westwindsor
July 10, 2015|
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Response from SonnenalpVail | Property representative |
Hello! We do not take reservations for breakfast. We shouldn't have a problem accommodating your party. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $50
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
    (W. Meadow Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Complimentary Vail bus route, Village Inn bus stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-5429
  • E-mail
Description
Ludwig's is pleased to offer European cuisine, featuring a menu of entirely gluten-free dishes artfully crafted by our Executive Chef Florian Schwarz. Every item on the menu, including fresh made pastas, bread and desserts, is gluten free. Fresh ingredients, light and healthy, carefully prepared - this is what you can expect with every visit. Ludwig's boasts an award-winning selection of wine, refined European service and attention to detail. Treat yourself to a Vail tradition.
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