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Sweet Basil

193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
+1 970-476-0125
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“toffee pudding” (20 reviews)
“lamb” (98 reviews)
“t bone” (15 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice place to eat in Vail. It been here for 40 years. Very reasonable prices and they take their service and food seriously. Can’t go wrong with this Vail fixture.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We dined here twice , 1st day we sat at the bar and my bf asked bartender if he has any suggestions or something that they are known for, he abruptly replied that everything is good and handed us our menus. Dinner at the table...More

Thank alinam82
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yum, started with oysters, best we have had for a long time. The special sounded awesome, wagu beef, but it sold out as my wife ordered it! Oh well, the waiter was super cool and recommended the pork dish and it was awesome. We also...More

Thank jjp333
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meal was fantastic but the experience with the waiter was memorable. When ordering one diner asked about the chicken, the waiter told him he would get anything on the menu except for the chicken because 'everything else is so much better'. When I went to...More

Thank Pampler
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting friends, we went to Sweet Basil for lunch. The food was delicious, the choices varied, and the service excellent. Wine options are great.

Thank Rita23890
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the evening at the bar for dinner--we were a walk-in. Bar was attractive, wait staff/bar tender was great and the food was terrific. We'd go back any time

Thank Tom E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic dining experience... casual atmosphere... incredible food... and the best dessert.. get the Sticky Toffee Pudding!

Thank TrippinTaylor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is very nice. The size of the dishes are big enough. Good service and great wine options.

Thank Alexis Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Vail. I had a business dinner and everything was great. Service was adequate and the food always excellent. Good atmosphere!

Thank Vivi02011963
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there twice - once for a business dinner and then for lunch. Dinner was pleasant, although the inclusion of Barramundi as the feature fish was a bit surprising. I am always dubious when someone tells me a fish is Australian sea bass. Lunch...More

Thank Brian C
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28 August 2017|
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Response from JCinDenver | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't.
27 August 2017|
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Response from Gerardoverap | Reviewed this property |
summer time I would say casual....
Marion P
13 January 2016|
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Response from Duckbob11 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. My wife always eats GF. But not me ! Have a blast ! Bob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
    (Wall Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-0125
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Voted #1 in Colorado by Zagat Survey, Sweet Basil has been a must for travelers and locals alike since 1977. The cuisine is creative contemporary American utilizing many cultural influences from around the world. Located in the heart of Vail Village, the restaurant blends fine dining with a captivating trendy energy.
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