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White Bison Restaurant & Bar

223 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-3605
+1 970-763-5470
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bison burger” (15 reviews)
“crab claws” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
LOCATION
223 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-3605
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was traveling on business and stopped into the White Bison with my work colleagues and we were so pleasantly surprised on the wonderful food qualIty and great service. Full bar and view of the river. This restaurant features some American classics that are prepared...More

Thank Kelsdog
Marnie C, Guest Relations Manager at White Bison Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Huge thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at White Bison!! Ww have just started our Winter Menu which offers new fab options. Please come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard such great things about White Bison and were so unimpressed with our meal (and service). First, our waiter was pretentious and rude. Maybe it’s because neither of us were drinking so he wrote us off as a bad table? I asked him...More

Thank Chelsea W
Marnie C, Guest Relations Manager at White Bison Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Chelsea, Thank you for coming to White Bison and we are glad that you enjoyed the Veggie Grilled Cheese and the Pork Chop. We are very sorry that you felt your service was inadequate. We are taking your comments seriously and looking into this...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Our first stop in Vail did not disappoint. We both got the Bison Burger for lunch and now being back home I am craving one. We sat out on the patio overlooking the creek- just an overall great experience and cannot wait to go back!More

Thank allemckinney
Marnie C, Guest Relations Manager at White Bison Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

....and we look forward to having you back!! Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at White Bison. There are a lot of burgers out there - glad that our Bison Burger and time spent on the deck overlooking Gore Creek...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

We visit Vail once a year for business. So many other restaurants in Vail are either snobby, too expensive or have rude servers. White Bison was none of these. The hostess took care to get us a great table by the window, the servers were...More

Thank Debbi D
Marnie C, Guest Relations Manager at White Bison Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

What a wonderful way to start the week!! From all of us at White Bison, we thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your recent experience at White Bison. We hope that you will come back and see us...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

Stopped in mid-afternoon for a treat of goat cheese dip with homemade crackers that were spectacular. Their individually priced tacos were a taste sensation, too. Warm and welcoming.More

Thank IKE48
Inspiration797281, Guest Relations Manager at White Bison Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your mid-day treat of goat cheese dip and tacos at White Bison.I will be sure to pass along your kind thoughts to our team. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts as we are always looking...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018

This was our first days lunch and it was wonderful. We sat up on the porch overlooking the stream... beautiful! The menu is small but its a good spot for lunch. We split some burgers, fried chicken sandwich and fish tacos, all of which were...More

Thank chrisminck
Inspiration797281, Guest Relations Manager at White Bison Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Christopher, Many thanks for your kind review. Glad that you were able to enjoy our limited off season menu options overlooking Gore Creek. Hope you will stop by if your travels should bring you this way again. Cheers!!

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We came around 7 to this place and waited for the host to greet us , sadly she was not very friendly . We weren’t sure if we were going to eat here but she wasn’t the most pleasant . The rest of the wait...More

Thank Suezq5385
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I can’t say enough good things about this restaurant. From the ambiance to the menu to the servers Fantastic! Make sure you make reservations in advance! We had the trout and shrimp entree . A taste experience!

Thank Bikram_Mom_Dad
Marnie C, Director of Sales at White Bison Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thrilled that you had a wonderful experience. Please come back and see us again!!

Reviewed 2 September 2018

We went here for lunch and while the food was good it didn't make up for the terrible service. I'm not sure what the problem was because the restaurant was not full but we had to ask for everything twice and then wait forever. It...More

Thank Okie11
Marnie C, Director of Sales at White Bison Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Apologies for your customer service experience. We are always looking to improve and will address with our team. Happy that your enjoyed the food.

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We first experienced the White Bison on the Vail Food Tour when they served up the most delicious fish tacos ever. Even my 8 year old who is not fond of fish gobbled it up. (I ate her equally delicious grilled cheese with avocado.) We...More

Thank Devon A
Marnie C, Director of Sales at White Bison Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Wow!! Awesome that your 8 year old gobbled up the fish tacos... and we agree that those grilled cheese bites can be delicious :) We truly appreciate you came back for dinner. Thank you for passing along your kind thoughts.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-3605
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-763-5470
  • E-mail
Description
Nestled in the heart of Vail Village, White Bison is a casual restaurant serving modern Colorado cuisine with a focus on seasonal ingredients sourced from local farms and ranches. Our patio, overlooking Gore Creek, is one of the best outdoor dining spaces in town.
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