We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Beautiful View and Food to Match”
Review of Balata - CLOSED

Balata
Price range: $18 - $31
Cuisines: American
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Enjoy some of the finest foods along with some of the best views in the Vail Valley. The staff at Balata take Fine American Cuisine to another level. Whether you are looking for a casual dinner or a formal affair, Balata has something for everyone. Come experience what the Sonnenalp Golf Club members have known for years-- for atmosphere, great food and exceptional service, Balata is the place to visit.
Arrowhead, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Beautiful View and Food to Match”
Reviewed August 31, 2007

This place is really special. It has the best views of Arrowhead and Beaver Creek from it's dining room and if you are able sit outside you will be in heaven. The food is very good and well prepared. Fresh seafood is always great here as well as the veal. Good salads, tuna, or black bean soup are very good starters.

Helpful?
2 Thank vailhome
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

32 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    12
    12
    7
    0
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Saint Louis
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Great Edwards Restaurant”
Reviewed August 27, 2007

This is an outstanding find. Fantastic views of Arrowhead and Beaver Creek from the deck. Tuna Tartare is always great. For the main course try either the fresh trout or the veal with the crispy asparagus. Avoid Friday nights unless you like loud music, they have music in the bar, and many young kids. Balatas is a private country club as well as a public restaurant and the members bring their young ones friday night. Unfortunately they have a weak wine list and do not store their wine correctly, just check out the room when arrive and see the wine lining the room in the direct sunlight. We had to send back two spoiled bottles, something I hate and rarely want to do. But if the wine is truly bad you must. On a positive note the food is very good.

Helpful?
1 Thank Andrew K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Balata also viewed

 

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing