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“Awful food, seriously, AWFUL!!!”
Review of Tavern on the Gore - CLOSED

Tavern on the Gore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Bridge Street
Description: This is a brand new restaurant in Vail Village
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83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Awful food, seriously, AWFUL!!!”
Reviewed December 17, 2013 via mobile

We went in here and dear god I wish we hadn't. We both feel bad (tummy wise) after eating there and our food was really terrible! Our server was nice, but you could tell he knew the food w as no good. Seriously disappointing!!

Thank Maradenver
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  • English first
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English first
Arvada, Colorado
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Bad food, really bad service”
Reviewed November 20, 2013

We went here for a relaxing late lunch so we could watch the football game. We were told there were tvs at every table, and they were right. That was pretty cool. When we asked for a certain game, we kinda got a sigh, but after 10 minutes it was finally changed.
Apps were not great. Burger was so-so, and the fries were terrible. They were still practically raw. Oh, I forgot to mention, the food took forever to get to us. We finally asked another waiter, because ours was nowhere to be found. The fries came only after we mentioned they were missing. No apologies, no discount.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank dmsrdh
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Enjoyed a happy hour”
Reviewed October 21, 2013

Stopped here for a quick happy hour while we were waiting for our dinner resevation elsewhere. They really didn't have any happy hour specials but did enjoy a local beer and the edamame appetizer. The appetizer was really good and we had wished we had planned to eat here for dinner. Maybe next time. TVs are all around if you wish to watch sports. It's a good place to hang out.

Visited October 2013
Thank Michael D
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South Park, Pennsylvania, United States
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116 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great view, good food & service, live music.”
Reviewed September 20, 2013

Was drawn to the restaurant by live music and stayed when able to get an outside seat with a great view. Mussels and clams with chourizo appetizer was tasty and a good size. Good price for Vail.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Raymond S
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Fort Worth, Texas
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107 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Beautiful facility”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

The Tavern is a welcome addition to Vail Village.

One of the things we lament about Vail Village through the years is the slow but steady erosion of quality watering holes. There just aren’t many places to gather with friends, or to go park yourself for 30 minutes or so while your wife is putting the credit card in meltdown. The Tavern addresses the problem.

Located above the Children’s Fountain in the old Sapphire/May Palace location, the restaurant opened about a year ago, and it’s obvious they made a huge capital investment. It’s a darn good-looking restaurant, with individual television monitors in each of the beautiful dark wood booths.

Attractive bar, with brand-new wide screens. On a recent visit, my friend and I did exactly that -- snuck in for a couple of cocktails and caught a few innings of our favorite MLB team while the wives were out shopping.

While we didn’t dine at The Tavern, the raw bar and the menu both looked exceedingly inviting.

Based upon the beauty of the restaurant, quality service, and the inviting menu, we will most definitely be back.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank 41-38
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