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Game Creek Club

278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
+1 970-479-4280
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“chef's menu” (4 reviews)
“crab claws” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

This is a must to dine at while in the Vail area. There were four in our party and we decided to do the Sunday brunch. The price was $48/person and the Gondola ride is included. This is a great deal for such a brunch....More

Thank Travelers2415
Reviewed August 5, 2017

My wife and I had dinner on a summer Thursday evening. We were in Vail for a conference and a friend told us that we had to have dinner there and they were not wrong. Ride up the gondola (included in the price of dinner)...More

Thank John S
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Game Creek Restaurant will always be a classic especially if the weather is cooperating. Unfortunately on this visit, which we highly touted to our guest, down valley had too low of an overcast to get the spectacular sunsets from Game Creek. The clouds in the...More

1  Thank garnett h
Reviewed July 28, 2017

This was an average experience at best. Parents were in town and I wanted them to experience the mountain and the views from Game Creek. I made the res for only time slot left which was the last time slot of 1:30pm. Called Sunday morning...More

1  Thank tll050286
Reviewed April 26, 2017

I went to Game Creek Club with my family and my brother in law and his family. The four kids were blown away by the lift up and the snow cat ride to the restaurant (who am I kidding we all were). They provide blankets...More

Thank BarryMama
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

So the night begins with a ride on the Eagle Bahn Gondola to the top then a snowcat ride to Game Creek Club. What an amazing venue the views are simply spectacular. I've been to a lot of places that would use the location to...More

1  Thank Tonya and Gregg P
Reviewed March 14, 2017

What an adventure! First, you take the gondola up then board a snow cat that holds about 15 people. We were told to dress warmly (it was very cold out), but did not actually need ski pants, just a warm coat, hat and gloves. The...More

Thank mandjfoy
Reviewed March 9, 2017

I have eatten at Game Creek 3 times with the last time being 2-3 years ago. It has always been very good but this time it was outstanding. The view and location is still wonderful. That has not changed. The food and service was over...More

Thank Skimat
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Diner at the Game Creek Club is not just about food but also about the complete experience. You ride the gondola and hop on a snowcat to be transported to the restaurant. Everything is organized flawlessly. The club is an impressive building with amazing views...More

Thank Fred v
Reviewed February 22, 2017

I was on the fence to book this place afraid it was a tourist trap but it proved me wrong. The experience begins with a Gondola ride up the mountain and then a Snowcat ride. Both were awesome! The service provided was exceptional and the...More

Thank jen c
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Thomas K
February 6, 2017|
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Response from Carolyn C | Reviewed this property |
yes the Eaglebahn
August 9, 2016|
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Response from IngraS | Reviewed this property |
Dress in layers is all I can say. If you need to wear a coat they have a coat check.
June 29, 2015|
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Response from williamhart | Reviewed this property |
You can hike in summer or go by 4 wheel drive shuttle. It is quite a long distance at the back of the mountain, and if reasonably fit, should take 2.5 to 3 hours. Hiking would not be advised in winter and guests to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
    (E Lionshead Circle)
  • Public Transportation: Take Free Vail in-town bus to Lionshead bus stop. Walk through Lionshead to the gondola. Plan to check in at the gondola 30 minutes before your reservation time.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-4280
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Reopening June 20th for Summer dining! Game Creek Restaurant is located at 10,300 feet, at the top of Vail Mountain. Enjoy a gondola ride and cozy snow cat ride or shuttle in the summer to an elegant European chalet, where the ambiance is charming and the memories are long-lasting. Renowned for the fabulous view, Game Creek Restaurant features modern American style cooking with regional and seasonal ingredients. The menu is comprised of contemporary dishes and Game Creek favorites. Game Creek Restaurant offers an award-winning and extensive wine list, and personalized service. More than simply a restaurant high above Vail, Game Creek Restaurant has emerged as a true culinary destination. Adults choose from a 3, 4, or 5 course prix fixe menu, and a special 3-course children's menu is also offered. Open for Dinner December through April, and for Dinner and Sunday Brunch June 20th through Labor Day.
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