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Up the Creek Bar & Grill

223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
+1 970-476-8141
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“truffle fries” (30 reviews)
“trout” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We highly recommend this restaurant. It is located in the heart of Vail Village on the river. I ordered the elk tenderloin which was exquisite! Perfectly cooked and served with a lovely berry sauce. My husband had the beef short rib also served with a...More

Thank Peggy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved it so much, we ate here two days in a row. Lovely sitting outside by the creek. One day we were lucky enough to see some kayakers go by. The truffle fries are a MUST, out of world with the shaved parmesan and...More

Thank travel16018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was delicious!! We got the truffle fries, a blt , blackened fish tacos and the crab cake. It was beautiful being able to sit right out by the water, too. Would definitely recommend!!

Thank Suzy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting was perfect and the food was fabulous. We had the coffee rubbed elk tenderloin. I provided all my food allergies to the chef and he avoided everyone of them to perfection.It was a wonderful evening without digestion issues.

Thank Naturalnana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a late afternoon lunch with friends —outdoors by the creek. Hamburgers and enchiladas were wonderful. Friendly service and a great restaurant.

Thank LBHouston11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to have dinner at Up the Creek mainly due to the fabulous location right along the river in Vail. Plus, we heard the food was good too. Well, the food was outstanding! For starters we had an organic beet arugula salad which was...More

Thank Suebub
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice venue to sit outside by the Creek, eating lunch in the sun. Enjoyed the trout and the blackened shrimp

Thank Sonia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here for a private event on a Friday night. The food was excellent, and the service was too! Our group was too large to sit outside along the Creek, but I imagine that is a lovely place to eat too.

Thank EB_NL_11
Reviewed 24 April 2018

great food, service, vibe, atmosphere all around. Great for couples, families, or pretty much any group you might be with.

Thank andrewharbor1
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The truffle fries are so delicious. They came with a blue cheese dip. I was out of this world with this. The portion was quite large and I was quite full with this that I didn't get to enjoy my fish dish that I should...More

Thank 1Skibunny
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Questions & Answers
8 June 2018|
Response from Suzy C | Reviewed this property |
I saw people outside on the patio with their dogs, not sure about inside.
2 June 2016|
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Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Yes and Yes. We will serve a traditional dinner for both adults and children in celebration of Thanksgiving. You may make a reservation by giving us a call or by booking through our website. Thank you for your question... More
28 August 2015|
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Response from 48mimi2014 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, but we didn't request any information on corkage fee. We enjoyed a glass of white wine from the restaurants wine list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-8141
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