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Ludwig's Restaurant

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20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010 (W. Meadow Drive)
+1 970-479-5429
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Morrison, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The buffet is as good as it gets. The service is splendid as well as the food and ambient. From pastries, to waffles, to eggs, to salmon, to fruits to cereals. They have it all.

Thank isaburger
Leawood, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Ludwigs was only serving breakfast during our stay. You could order from the menu or partake of the buffet which is what we did. The buffet has many all of the usual offerings such as scrambled eggs, hard-boiled eggs, hash browns, sausage, bacon, pancakes, waffles, french toast, several cereals and granolas, fruit, fresh-baked pastries (different every morning), blintzes, and more.... More 

Thank DouglasNiedt
New York City, New York
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199 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

The food is very straight forward and ebjoyable. I have been a frequent visitor for many years. Give it a try!

Thank stewater
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This place is good for dinner or lighter meal. We had the double portion fondue with two appetizers which filled 4 people.

Thank Antje43
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Good food, night and day, but the breakfast buffet is the best. Tremendous variety. To submit this review, site wants more characters, but enough said.

Thank wjl740
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

$28 for daily breakfast buffet that includes an omelet station, waffles, French toast, breakfast meats, scrambles eggs, croissant, pretzel rolls, salad bar, fruit station & coffee. The servers are dressed in traditional Bavarian clothes & the plates are Bavarian art. The Buffet is served in the sun room of the Sonnenalp Hotel.

Thank T C
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Really good food wonderful and attentive service! Great in the night and unbelievable for breakfast! 10!

Thank bimbumbam2014
Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

This restaurant far exceeds any restaurant I have ever visited. I dine in high end restaurants often and this one is unlike any other I have experienced. From the service to the extraordinary work of the chef, we (myself and family) were treated like royalty. I can speak for myself and my family which includes three young children. They all... More 

Thank Jessica G
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant Unfortunately they are kind of dumb -- for example you can't order items from their menu in the lounge where they often have great live music. They used to do great theme dinners with singers -- the best place in town that is always easy to get into

Thank HonestMcHonest
Lilburn, Georgia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Wonderful breakfast and dinner choices. One server, Corky, is absolutely delightful. She has been a member of the Sonnenalp staff for over 30 years.

Thank Jean W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
European, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 am - 10:00 pm
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?