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Swiss Chalet - Vail

€€ - €€€, , European
20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
+1 970-479-5462
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“cheese fondue” (45 reviews)
“raclette” (59 reviews)
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Austrian, Swiss, European, Central European
€€ - €€€
20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place is really nice like a real Swiss chalet I was hoping a better service and food. The raclette was not the real one. And the meet fondue wasn’t the best. Cheese fondue good.

Thank Vassoyo
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the best fondue I have ever had. Such a cute German restaurant, was almost like you got ported back to Germany. Would 100% go back

Thank BrandonSD04
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great atmosphere and service. My wife and I were already familiar with raclette - we own a table top raclette grill just like this restaurant uses. So we were very excited to visit this place. It did not disappoint! In fact, the raclette cheese we...More

Thank Kip S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed an anniversary dinner at the Swiss Chalet while staying at the Sonnenalp. I would highly recommend this restaurant if you are a fan of fondue. The service was remarkable - very friendly and prompt. Fondue is not my favorite and they did not...More

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fondue, raclette, and spaetzle were abundant. The service was friendly and quite efficient with the placement and removal of all the equipment necessary to enjoy your meal. My favorite was the spaetzle appetizer while my companion’s was the cheese fondue. Great night and fun way...More

Thank cablanchard
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear cablanchard, Thank you very much for your kind words. We are happy to hear that you had a great time with us. Please let us know when you plan to come back so we can take good care of you again. Have a nice...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017

We loved the Swiss Chalet. We were welcomed by the manager with a big smile and a hearty welcome. The service only got better from there. We had the delicious cheese fondue then moved on to the raclette. What a fun, delicious experience. Definitely don't...More

1  Thank yinyang65
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear yinyang65, thank you very much for your response. Glad to hear that you had such a good time with us and that you enjoyed our authentic Alpine / Swiss style food and atmosphere. please let us know when you plan to visit us again....More

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We just returned from an awesome family vacation in and around Wyoming, Utah and Colorado. In Vail, CO, family friends met up with us, and we had a great time together over several days. They arrived in Vail before we did and had a bit...More

Thank Michael V
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Michael V, Thank you for your feedback. we are very pleased to hear that you had such a great time with us and enjoyed the German, Swiss Alpine style cuisine. Please let us know when you plan to come back and we will make...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The manager and her entire staff went out of their way to make our 44th anniversary dinner special. The food was wonderful and the hospitality equally so. We had a terrific experience.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We were staying at the hotel in which this restaurant is located. As soon you step in, you feel like you are entering in to a restaurant in Switzerland decades ago. All of the staff are extremely accommodating. They have fantastic fondu and even better...More

Thank jareds220
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful little place for dinner or just appetizer. Their fondue is just great. You can tell the quality of cheese they use Staff was friendly and professional A place for couples or families I recommend it

Thank lope1430
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24 July 2017|
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Response from SonnenalpVail | Property representative |
hi there- our menu is varied and we do offer some gluten free choices- may we email you our menu please
Susan S
21 June 2017|
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Response from Gerardo R | Reviewed this property |
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28 April 2017|
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Response from SonnenalpVail | Property representative |
Greetings from Vail - yes we do - please email me at info@sonnenalp,com and I will send you information. thank you so much for thinking of us Patricia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Austrian, Swiss, European, Central European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
    (Meadow Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Vail in town bus stop in front of restaurant entrance, and minutes away from the public parking structure and transportation center.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-5462
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