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Game Creek Club

278 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, CO 81657-3610
+1 970-479-4280
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
278 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, CO 81657-3610
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

I wanted to do something special for my daughters birthday so I made reservations at Game Creek. We loved the gondola ride up the mountain looking back at the city behind. Next, the we all really enjoyed the snow cat experience taking us to the...More

Thank IngraS
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Visited with the whole family for dinner. We were the 5.30pm time, so arrived at the gondola by 5pm and signed in. Then enjoyed the ride up the gondola, admiring the views, before climbing into the snow cat for the ride to the lodge. Adults...More

Thank texasmm
Reviewed March 8, 2016

great mountain views especially around sunset, be at the eagle gondola at least 30 min before the reservation and to get better sitting ( right side ) in the snow cat...It is meant for fine dining and is not the best place for young children....More

1  Thank taiya2015
Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

We could only get the 5.30 seating we were a but disappointed! But how that changed !! We have a ride up the gondola and a snow cat to the lodge THEN what a view over the alpine mountains nice drinks and one of the...More

Thank tezp65
Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

The ride into and back from the restaurant was very comfortable and we enjoyed the scenery on the gondola at night. The restaurant has a old European feel with oversized seating and muted decor. Two adults opted for the chef's taster menu with the paired...More

1  Thank Becky M
Reviewed February 19, 2016

Yes you ride the gondola up the mountain and then a 5 minute ride in a snowcat. I was excited for my kids to ride the snowcat thinking it would be really fun, but it was ok. You can't even see anything outside unless you...More

1  Thank bella2001
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Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Nothing quite compares to a gondola ride at night. We were given a blanket for the ride and then had the seat in the front of the snow cat. How could anything go wrong after that? The ambience was a little too "dusty old European...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2016

We had dinner at Game Creek for my husband's 30th birthday. We've wanted to come here for a long time and this seemed like the perfect occasion. The gondola ride after dark along with the snowcat ride were so fun! Such a unique experience! We...More

2  Thank Anda_ambrosini
Reviewed February 9, 2016

We were up in Vail during MLK weekend and had an earlier reservation on Saturday evening to Game Creek. The gondola and snowcat ride up in the snowstorm was incredible. The food and the service was impeccable. This is a must do if you are...More

Thank kablam0r
Reviewed February 6, 2016

Located in the top of the Lionshead Mountain, you have to take a Gondola and ride a snowcat to get to this restaurant. It's a nice place, with a nice staff. I asked a 5 course menu, and it was ok. There was a delicious...More

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yes the Eaglebahn
August 9, 2016|
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Dress in layers is all I can say. If you need to wear a coat they have a coat check.
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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
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, CO 81657-3610
    (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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