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The Left Bank

183 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4544
+1 970-476-3696
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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183 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4544
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We so enjoyed a special evening at The Left Bank. My husband has been to France 25+times and thought our food was suburb. He was especially excited about the Vol au Vent de Homard which was a pastry shell dish filled with fresh seafood including...More

Thank Kim K
Jean-Michel C, Owner at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, Kim! It was a delight having you join us. We are so glad you and your husband enjoyed your last meal with us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. All the best, Jean-Michel, Owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to many of the top restaurants in the country. All are worthy of high praise for a variety of reasons. The Left Bank is among the top in our list. First the food. It's excellent! My wife had the Vol au Vent...More

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Jean-Michel C, Owner at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It feels good to be at the top! It's awesome our steaks went above and beyond your expectations -- I'm so happy to hear our attention to detail impressed you. Thank you for your kind words about our service, too -- we'll be sure to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at the Left Bank many times over the years. I recently returned after a four year absence. Food and service were great. I had the rack of lamb for two. It was as good as I’ve ever had...if not better. I certainly...More

Thank Lanbro
Jean-Michel C, Owner at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

T^hank you for the excellent feedback, Lanbro! It is wonderful you've been a fan all these years. It is always a delight seeing you in the restaurant! I look forward to welcoming you back again sometime soon. All the best, Jean-Michel, Owner

Reviewed 27 March 2018

Excellent French cuisine! Quality of food and staff are high, meals are generally without gluten and any dietary needs can be readily answered. Lighthearted but professional staff, excellent wine list, knowledgeable sommelier. Will go again next visit!

Thank anniewalks15
Jean-Michel C, Owner at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Excellent guests too, Annie -- thank you for being one of them. We're always more than happy to work with you when dietary restrictions are in the picture. We're looking forward to your next visit! 'Til then, Jean-Michel, Owner

Reviewed 11 March 2018

Consistently great dining with a French flair. The steak tartar is perfect; the onion soup a little too thin for my taste, but with plenty of cheese on top. Main courses are beautifully presented but quite pricy. The Iles Flottant for dessert is delicous, but...More

Thank Ruhskis
Jean-Michel C, Owner at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

That means the world to us, Ruhskis. We're looking forward to welcoming you back next time! Regards, Jean-Michel, Owner

Reviewed 20 February 2018

Our family has been coming to the Left Bank for decades. The current owners who took over a few years ago have made some huge changes in decor and some of the menu, but thankfully they have left some of the classics intact....in particular the...More

Thank Tracy F
Jean-Michel C, Owner at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review. We're extremely appreciative of your support and are looking forward to seeing you next time! Very best, Jean-Michel, Owner

Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Two couples for dinner. Patchy result. Highlights were Bouillabaisse - fresh and different and the foie grass poelle - spot on with the cooking. On the down side they started with luke warm champagne and a dodgy magret de canard (actually a low cal skinny...More

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Jean-Michel C, Owner at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Our aim is to always impress our guests. It seems we may have fell short during your visit. Our staff is always happy to fix anything that's brought to our attention. We hope for another opportunity to show you the five-star experience you deserve. All...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Has a serious wine list at seriously reasonable prices; and I know my wines and their cost. Really very very good. And even great wines by the half bottle. Seriously good (also because of the prices) compared to the best restaurants around the world who...More

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Jean-Michel C, Owner at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thanks for your review. We're looking forward to welcoming you back next time! 'Til then, Jean-Michel, Owner

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We went for drinks and apps. Old fashion was perfect. Escargot was super with lots of fresh garlic, beef tartar was so tasty with perfect seasoning, shrimp was great and chocolate soufflé to die for..... linen tablecloths and silver make this restaurant classy. The service...More

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Jean-Michel C, Owner at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

From the Old Fashioned to the chocolate souffle, I'm glad everything impressed you. We're looking forward to welcoming you back for more next time! 'Til then, Jean-Michel, Owner

Reviewed 23 January 2018

Visiting usually annually, we choose the restaurant that we feel was the best during our stay. Our first visit was around 1985 and it was a different deal...quintessential French décor, excellent food, and a husband-wife team in charge. Having passed through two subsequent owners, things...More

Thank Frank P
Jean-Michel C, Owner at The Left Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

It was a pleasure welcoming you back to our restaurant after so many years, Frank. Thanks for sharing your experience here. We're looking forward to seeing you next time! 'Til then, Jean-Michel, Owner

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Chris W
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Response from Vail183 | Reviewed this property |
No, you do not need to wear jacket and tie but you may see a few guests with them. In winter you actually see guests in ski wear and even shorts in summer. It is not like it used to be. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 23:00
Thursday
16:30 - 23:00
Friday
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4544
    (International Bridge)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-3696
Description
Left Bank Restaurant is a fine-dining staple bringing authentic French cuisine to the heart of Vail Village. Come dine in style!
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