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Trail Creek Cabin

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51 Trail Creek Road, 1.5 miles east of Sun Valley Lodge, Ketchum, ID 83340 (Sun Valley Road)
+1 208-622-2019
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The sleigh ride was cold but amazing. A definite must do while in Sun Valley. However, the food at Trail Creek Cabin was disappointing at best. The ambiance was nice and that's it. One person in our group had the lamb and said it was very good. The rest of us had steak and it was nearly inedible. The cut... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tomabamos una de las "excursiones invernales durante almuerzo en Sun Valley Club." OJO: no fue cena, que es OTRA cosa. Facil, con precio correcto, y abundante sol, comodidiad y fotos. We took a lunchtime sleigh on a perfect day. Came back happy, satisfied, and full of family fotos. ¡Haganlo! No olviden que es invierno y a pesar de sus colchas... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous experience at Trail Creek Cabin. Spectacular rustic and historic setting. A terrific staff with friendly and professional servers and an excellent manager, Matt. All of them made us feel welcome, attended us deftly, and wished us farewell as we left. The gratin starter is just the right amount and yummy. Soup and brussels sprout salad were... More 

Thank Likesnicehotels58
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016

Original hunting cabin built by Averill Harriman. You can imagine the parties and meetings that were held here. Horse drawn sleighs. The boar's cheeks and brussel sprouts were divine.

Thank sarah l
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Incredible food, worthy of a michelin star in my opinion. Very reasonably priced for the food. Food was just amazing, service was excellent, great atmosphere. I'm will be back very soon. Not to be missed if in Sun Valley!

Thank Daniel G
Freeland, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

People arrive at Trail Creek Cabin in Ketchum by horse-drawn sleigh but we chose the drive up option. This 1930's hunting cabin has been lovingly restored and is provides the perfect winter setting for a fantastic meal. The new chef's offerings were varied enough for our party with diverse food ideals and we were not disappointed. I chose the featured... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

This quaint and well-appointed historic log cabin is nestled in the trees 1.4 miles from Sun Valley Lodge. It was warm and inviting and felt like we were approaching someone's home as we walked through the cleared paths that meandered through 3 feet of snow. We were met with coat check, which is convenient when donning winter wear. A live... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

A truly wonderful dinner experience. The sleigh ride through the snowy winter wonderland, arrival at a charming log cabin for a cozy and delicious dinner was enjoyed by everyone from age 3-63. Order a hot drink to go from the inn bar to take with you on your way- and there are choices for everyone at dinner. An unforgettable experience.... More 

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Corte Madera, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

For 18 years, my wife and I have traveled out to Trail Creek via the horse drawn sleigh for our Christmas Eve / Wedding Anniversary dinner. It is always magical and includes a visit by Santa and carolers from Utah. The menu has evolved and is now comparable with some of the better food served at the Lodge but you... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015

We celebrated our 25th anniverary in Sun Valley during their first big snow fall around December 14th. A ski patrol friend suggested this place and I am soooo glad he did. I wish the sleigh ride to the cabin was operating but we were too early in the season. The meal was fanominal, you can't beat the romantic atmosphere Hemingway's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $29
American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Trail Creek Road, 1.5 miles east of Sun Valley Lodge, Ketchum, ID 83340
    (Sun Valley Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Ketchum
  • Phone Number: +1 208-622-2019
A romantic hideaway since 1937, Trail Creek Cabin is a must Sun Valley dining adventure. Sleighs depart for the restaurant from the village near the Sun Valley Inn during the ski season, and you may also drive. The seasonal menu has a western flare with items including locally raised beef, Idaho Trout, baby back ribs and the Hemingway meat loaf. All complimented by a great wine list and a full bar.

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