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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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Miami Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were disappointed to learn that the historic Sun Valley Lodge's "Lodge restaurant" had closed on our recent visit. However, we were wowed by our recent dinner at Gretchen's, now the Lodge's main dining option. Ours was nothing less than a world class culinary experience. We shard the extraordinary Dungeness crab appetizer, but what followed blew us away!!! This fabulous... More 

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Lutz, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't want to go to the village or into town get breakfast here. The prices are exactly what you would expect for a hotel resort property-pricey. Egg whites, toast, fruit, & latte with tip $28. It was good. Service was great.

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Surprise, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rainy day in town today so we decided to go to a 'special' lunch. After checking reviews, we chose Gretchen's and made reservations on OpenTable, requesting a window table. Although they had several large groups for lunch, our table was ready and by the window (french doors). Two of us ordered the wild-caught prawns, one order of BBQ chicken sandwich... More 

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Syosset, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While staying at the Sun Valley Lodge we had a couple of breakfasts and lunches at Gretchen's. The food is really good, but the wait time to get it can be very long. The hotel was close to 100% capacity while we were there, so they probably didn't have the manpower in the kitchen to handle the amount of guests... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was staying at the Resort last week and ate 3 meals at Gretchen's. The only meal that came out timely was the meal by the pool. The breakfast I ate there was good ( lox and bagel ) but very expensive $22.00 with coffee and it took 30 minutes to appear. Pool meal was the best, quick, and tasty... More 

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St.Joseph, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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 August 22, 2016 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

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 July 28, 2016

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 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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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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?