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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%
Travellers talk about
“truffle fries” (29 reviews)
“trout” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a very small restaurant and from what I understand it can be somewhat difficult to get a table. But it's definitely worth it. All of the food was excellent and the view of the river was very nice.

Thank KeithPaige
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located near a stream which would be especially nice in warmer weather. The food was average. The. Hi keen tortilla soup had too much chicken for the serving size, which was quite small. The Gem salad was unimpressive, in particular the green...More

Thank DaydreaminginDenver
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Delicious food in a scenic location right next to the creed (thus, the name). We went 2 days in a row and enjoyed wonderful lunches both days. Be sure to try the truffle fries.

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great lunch place and beautiful setting! We sat outside and took in the fabulous view right on the creek.

Thank MS101010
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Glad that I checked with the locals for this wonderful restaurant, as it had everything that I was looking for: a positive food experience in a great setting with excellent customer service. Located within Vail Village on the banks of Gore Creek, Up The Creek...More

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Great food and service. Very attentive !! A little pricey if you bring kids. Every table has a view.

Thank homeward13
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We had a tasty lunch while sitting on the deck by the creek; an altogether lovely experience. Service was so-so.

Thank Maura B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Loved this place! We had the truffle fries, crab cake and trout. Nice place to spend some time along the creek.

Thank Rhonda C
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to join a group that deserves the restaurant for an evening. The food was excellent and the way staff exceptional.

Thank GaryLee75409
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We try to eat here whenever in Vail. I usually get the ruby trout and have enjoyed it each time. My wife liked her halibut a lot at our last visit. The service is generally professional and unpretentious. When weather allows, the outside patio along...More

Thank Bminton1
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Questions & Answers
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
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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