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Ludwig's Restaurant

20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
+1 970-479-5429
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“cotton candy” (10 reviews)
“bread” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
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1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

xcellent! We arrived for our daughter's birthday weekend and the minute we drove into valet parking we were met promptly and wisked away to our room check in two hours earlier than we had anticipated! Our daughter was met with a fun-fetti birthday cake and...More

Thank sjesse2018
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Ludwigs is a family favorite. We've been having a dinner here every year during our annual family ski week for many years. Always love the cotton candy and truffles at the end of the meal. They always find a way to accommodate our vegetarian son.

1  Thank DetroitSunlover
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear DetroitSunlover, Great to hear that you enjoyed Dinner in Ludwig's. Please let us know once you plan to return so we can ensure you have a great time again with us. Best regards from the Sonnenalp, Daniel Spingler Director of Food and Beverage

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

What an experience. Typical european dining experience with amazing courses and very unique food. Had ravioli over sourkraut as 1 intermezzo, and the best is I can describe it as Pop rocks made out of beets, bacon, and pork rinds as another. The main course...More

Thank Craiffer
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear Craiffer, Thank you for your feedback here as well. Glad to hear that you had a great experience even with the little hick up from our side. Let us know once you are back, we would love to have you again! Best regards from...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious evening at Ludwigs in a cozy and warm atmosphere. The 3-course menu consisted of a fine selection of fresh and local ingredients - just amazing. The service was excellent and attentive. We felt welcomed from the very first minute. Fine dining deluxe!!!!

Thank Misssophie_087
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Misssophie_087, Thank you for your review. happy that you also had a great experience in Ludwig's. Come visit us again!! Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed 16 February 2018

What a great breakfast experience. The hotel redid the whole buffet and now its a real experience. First $38 seems a bit lot, but when you are there you understand why. Live Egg Station, local honey bar, local cheese and charcuterie buffet, everything presented in...More

Thank heathers882017
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear heathers882017, Thank you for leaving us a review for Ludwig's also. We are very proud of our new Buffet and do our best to offer the best Breakfast Experience in the Valley and Colorado. Thank you again Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting! So alpine style and cozy! Service was impeccable! Anton did a great job!! Really enjoyed the food as well! Were served 2 amuse and then started with the carpaccio - it’s art! Tenderloin perfectly cooked! Maybe little too much mushroom powder. Pasta was...More

Thank eulenspiegel0711
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear eulenspiegel0711, Thank you for you feedback and your kind words. Makes us proud to receive such a nice review. Let us know when you plan to come back. Best, Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Thankfully the restaurant dropped its gluten-free menu and we truly enjoyed this meal. Service was exceptional throughout. After 2 different & delicious Amuse Bouchée, we had appetizers. My friend had the Oxtail soup, which he loved, & I had the Elk Carpaccio which was outstanding!...More

Thank shellyf
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear shellyf, Very happy to hear that you enjoyed our Dinner in Ludwig's! Sorry to hear that the dessert was not to your full satisfaction - we will do better next time. Let us know when you plan to come back. Best regards from Vail,...More

Reviewed 19 January 2018

Food was absolutely fabulous!! My kids and I ate way too much and enjoyed every bite. Service was Super .

Thank docby2004
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Dear docby2004, Thank you very much for your review. Very much appreciated and we will share your comments with our service and culinary team. hope to see you soon again! Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed 30 December 2017

I took my family group of 8 to dinner on Dec.27 because it was the only place we could find on short notice that could accommodate a party of that seize. I have enjoyed the bar at the Sonen Alp Hotel for years and had...More

1  Thank Frederick W
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Dear Frederick W, Needless to say, I am disappointed to read you comment. Please know we take this feedback seriously, and reviewed your comments. We strive to exceed expectations and genuinely want to deliver exceptional customer service to all guests dining with us. We listened...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I don’t know what I was thinking!!! I ordered the Cowboy burrito instead of going for the buffet. My mistake, the burrito was really good, but my wife got the buffet and it was way better, and so much faster. It really was well stocked,...More

Thank jjp333
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Ludwig's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Dear jjp333, thanks for also sharing your experience for Ludwig's. Great to hear you liked the buffet! We love to bring that European Buffet Experience to Vail! Hope to see you again soon! Best, Daniel Spingler Director of F&B

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kaaberg
28 April 2017|
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GenevieveH396
6 January 2017|
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Response from Debra B | Reviewed this property |
Not for morning brunch when we wee there. Not sure about their evening service.
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westwindsor
10 July 2015|
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Response from SonnenalpVail | Property representative |
Hello! We do not take reservations for breakfast. We shouldn't have a problem accommodating your party. Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
05:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 22:00
Thursday
05:30 - 22:00
Friday
05:30 - 22:00
Saturday
05:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
    (W. Meadow Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Complimentary Vail bus route, Village Inn bus stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-5429
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Description
Ludwig's is pleased to offer European cuisine, featuring a menu of entirely gluten-free dishes artfully crafted by our Executive Chef Florian Schwarz. Every item on the menu, including fresh made pastas, bread and desserts, is gluten free. Fresh ingredients, light and healthy, carefully prepared - this is what you can expect with every visit. Ludwig's boasts an award-winning selection of wine, refined European service and attention to detail. Treat yourself to a Vail tradition.
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