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) #58 of 93 Restaurants in Vail €€ - €€€ American
174 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4511
+1 970-754-7872
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
16 Dec 2016
“Good food”
2 Aug 2016
“Huge brekky menu!”
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07:00 - 12:00All hours
€€ - €€€
174 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4511
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A good breakfast is a part of my checklist for a day of skiing and the breakfast buffet has everything you would expect serve in a very attractive setting.

Thank Frederick W
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Excellent Buffet - Anything you can think of. I ordered an egg white omelet every morning. Fresh fruit, lovely cappuchinos and excellent service. Pricey. Maybe 40 for breakfast.

Thank Daisyss
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The food was good, but $36 for breakfast? Highly recommend seeking other options, which we did for all but two days. The restaurant opened late each time we visited (7:05 and the door is still closed w/ a line forming), and the host staff felt...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Where do we begin. We were the only patrons in what is a large dining room - felt like we were the only ones who had not been told how bad it was. Meals took quite a long time to come out even thought not...More

Thank MOB68
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Eat here for breakfast. It looks, and tastes just like my room service food, but cost more than room service for some reason.

Thank B1963KFlisam
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Had dinner here on my last ski day in Vail. I went with friends so we each ordered something different. The place was not abuzz. The prices seemed too steep for the items offered. There are other placed to eat Italian food in Vail. Also,...More

Thank She L
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were staying at the lodge and happened down for breakfast! If it exists for breakfast, they have it! Lovely location and good staff!

Thank thehighprincess
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is the restaurant at The Lodge at Vail, and we had breakfast there every morning. Even on a chilly morning (50 degrees), there was a big fire pit to keep us warm. It's nestled among different parts of the lodge and is landscaped so...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
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
  • E-mail
Known for its incredible breakfast buffet and familial atmosphere, 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 now to learn more about our breakfast offering.
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