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1 Sun Valley Road, 1st floor of Sun Valley Lodge, Sun Valley, ID 83353
12086222144
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7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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St.Joseph, Missouri
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ordered the Caesar salad for lunch. It was a bit pricey for just being a salad but it was the best Caesar Salad I had ever had. The lemony garlic dressing was crisp and fresh but also creamy. Came very quickly and was a nice size portion also.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food at Gretchen's was absolutely excellent. We came in at an In between lunch and dinner hour after flying into Sun Valley. They seemed to be a bit understaffed at that time, but it could have been due to the odd hour. But the quality and taste of the food certainly made up for it. Nice ambience too overlooking the... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking out during breakfast to the ice rink on which lots of good and experimental skaters was delightful. The food including my omelet was bland with little taste despite an appealing description in the menu. Service was adequate, with young people from around the world serving, while their supervisor was competent in helping them. It's not worth going there unless... More 

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Lake Mary, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While staying at Sun Valley Lodge, we had breakfast at Gretchens. Both the food and service were excellent. Meals here are not cheap, but staying at Sun Valley Lodge comes with a price.

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Thank Steve618
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not the best meal I've had in Sun Valley and yet, it's always kind of this way. Overpriced, poor service and ok food. I like the other restaurants in the area for breakfast better.

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Sonoma, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went for breakfast on Sunday morning. They wouldn't let me sit outside on a perfect summer day due to leftover ice skating cleanup from the night before. The food was very good - had crabs Benedict and a side of their home made sausage (don't miss). The problem was terribly slow and off service. There were only three other... More 

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seattle, Wa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate on the patio for two meals in one weekend. The first was the dinner buffet for the Ice Show. The food was excellent but the service was lacking. Once seated we weren't visited again by the server until long after we'd finished eating. Only then did I have opportunity to order a drink. So much for starting off... More 

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Sun Valley, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Dinner for four people while watching ice skaters, including Olympic Gold Medal skater Scott Hamilton, is a great way to spend your first day in Sun Valley! Considering they cater to wealthy world travelers with attitude, the service of the waiter and staff was warm and considerate. Our meals included Prime New York ("Tasted Excellent, said the Nebraska Native; Wild... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

My friend and I were staying in the area and decided to visit the resort and have lunch. A local had told us to eat at Gretchen's and watch the ice skating. We were intrigued. The setting on a covered patio overlooking an ice rink is special. The food and service are fabulous. I had a salmon bruschetta and my... More 

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Shingletown, California, Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I had two meals here during my weekend at the resort - breakfast and dinner. I ordered Eggs Benedict for breakfast. It was excellent, and I'm pretty fussy about my Eggs Benedict. I also had the lobster salad for dinner. It consisted of an entire Maine lobster tail on top of the greens. Again, very good. I thought the prices... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sun Valley Road, 1st floor of Sun Valley Lodge, Sun Valley, ID 83353
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Sun Valley-Ketchum  >  Sun Valley
  • Phone Number: 12086222144
Description
Adjacent to the Lodge Lobby, Gretchen's Restaurant welcomes you with an relaxing indoor/outdoor feel with easy access for Terrace dining all day long. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner and full bar service. Sun Valley's own Gretchen Fraser is the restaurant's namesake, the first American to win an Alpine Olympic Gold Medal.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?