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174 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4511
+1 970-754-7872
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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174 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4511
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Cucina's was the breakfast restaurant that was in the hotel we stayed at, and we had the breakfast buffet here each morning. It was top-notch with fresh and picture perfect offerings. Outstanding variety. Wait staff was excellent and friendly, especially Jason and George. Great, cozy...More

Thank 2SkiLovers
Reviewed 13 January 2018

This place is in the Lodge at Vail, which is a block or so from Gondola One. I had a typical American breakfast with eggs, bacon & pancakes (plus fruit). My son had a smoothie. Both were excellent. The buffet looked amazing, but we did...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 31 December 2017

$39 for an adult buffet is excessive. The food is good but it's breakfast. A family is looking at $150 for breakfast.

Thank bcnyyan
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The food was superb. Good meat and good fish. We enjoyed our meal while having a major jet lag, but still it all tasted amazing. I can recommend the steaks but also the half chicken.

1  Thank Bas v
Reviewed 26 July 2017

On our first visit to Vail we have found many gems. Cucina Restaurant is that gem (for breakfast). Cucina is amazing. Our server, Timothy, was very friendly and accommodating. He paid attention to details and made sure all was just the way we liked our...More

1  Thank mikefrommaine2017
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Incredible service, world class taste, creative food presentation, large portions and most importantly... reasonable prices (for Vail, that is). I highly recommend this place.

Thank tnemo
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Alone walking around vail village, really wanting a nice patio breakfast. This placed looked perfect. After walking past no fewer than 4 empty patio tables, and asking the hostess for one of them, she evidently didn't feel like my bill would be large enough. Said...More

3  Thank smokydog2035
Management response:Responded 26 July 2017

Hello Smokydog 20135, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Cucina and providing us with this feedback. This is not the type of service that we pride ourselves on providing and we would like the opportunity to show you that...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

My husband and I stumbled upon Cucina while walking around Vail Village. It can be confusing because at first it looks like a part of Elway's. The New Yorker Benedict was amazing and you could tell they make their juices fresh. Compared to other brunch...More

Thank Morgan M
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I had breakfast at Cucina with friends and wish I knew about the restaurant sooner! The service was top notch, all of the staff was attentive and friendly. The food was incredible and we also tried their fresh juices which were great. The patio was...More

Thank Molly P
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Maybe we were just starving and it really hit the spot, but we positively adored the chips and salsa here. They were so good that we wanted to take the leftover salsa back to our hotel and the waitress gave my daughter a big bag...More

Thank Julie G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:30
07:00 - 10:30
07:00 - 10:30
07:00 - 10:30
07:00 - 10:30
07:00 - 10:30
07:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4511
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-754-7872
Known for its incredible daily breakfast with a familial atmosphere and outdoor patio, Cucina at The Lodge at Vail remains a perennial favorite in Vail. Located in the heart of Vail Village, just steps from Gondola One, Cucina is the perfect place for family and friends to gather. You won't believe the size of the breakfast buffet-reported to be the biggest in Vail! Call us to learn more about our breakfast and brunch offerings.
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