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Game Creek Club

278 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, CO 81657-3610
+1 970-479-4280
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“rabbit” (3 reviews)
“salmon” (8 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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€€€€
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LOCATION
278 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, CO 81657-3610
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

The service was excellent and view is spectacular. The food was on par with any good restaurant, not amazing or unique. Not worth the price in my opinion.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time at Game Creek. We sat right by the window with gorgeous views of Game Creek Bowl. All of the staff were wonderful to us and the food was artistic and delicious! They also worked around my husband’s food allergy which...More

Thank Karri W
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Let me start with the view, which was amazing! A short and cool ride up the gondola and then a shuttle and you’re there. Several items on the menu were really quite excellent - and I’m sorry to say - several that were not. It...More

Thank N1552JPwalterc
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Sat outside on a beautiful sunny day taking in the awesome scenery. Great service (Brandon), great drinks (Bloody Mary bar) great food and a great omelet chef (go chitown). Aside from the usual brunch fare including smoked salmon on delicious local bagels the stars of...More

Thank dontrapper
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

They went above and beyond to accomadate our big group and I am so glad they did. The food was amazing and so were the views. This was a once in a lifetime experience that I hope I get to experience again.

Thank Josie R
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We returned to Game Creek for our anniversary dinner and were not disappointed. Having come once before for happy hour, we knew the views (especially at sunset) were beautiful, but we were blown away by the food. Every course was thoughtfully done and more delicious...More

Thank ocons23
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Everything and everyone at the Game Creek Club was amazing. The views are incredible, the food was delicious and the service was impeccable! Definitely a must visit if you are interested in a fine dining experience!

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic! What an experience.. First riding up the mountain in a gondola..then riding rest of way to restaurant in a caterpillar.. Price fixed 4 course dinner. Lamb was delicious ..as the rest of the meal.. Service was impeccable.. $$$$

Thank Shopper67
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Should have been unforgettable by the hype but was really very average. Starter soup was warm only, Quail was awful. Main beef average and had only 2 bottles of raise in stock !!! This was $250 dollars a head ...... not worth it ...

Thank Thorn666
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience starting with Eagle Bahn Gondola ride, into a waiting Snow Cat, to arriving at Game Creek Club. Book before sunset, then be sure to go out on deck to get some pictures. Excellent food, service, presentation and wine list.

Thank familyof5Ontario
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yes the Eaglebahn
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Response from IngraS | Reviewed this property |
Dress in layers is all I can say. If you need to wear a coat they have a coat check.
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Response from williamhart | Reviewed this property |
You can hike in summer or go by 4 wheel drive shuttle. It is quite a long distance at the back of the mountain, and if reasonably fit, should take 2.5 to 3 hours. Hiking would not be advised in winter and guests to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, CO 81657-3610
    (E Lionshead Circle)
  • Public Transportation: Take Free Vail in-town bus to Lionshead bus stop. Walk through Lionshead to the gondola. Plan to check in at the gondola 30 minutes before your reservation time.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-4280
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Description
Reopening June 20th for Summer dining! Game Creek Restaurant is located at 10,300 feet, at the top of Vail Mountain. Enjoy a gondola ride and cozy snow cat ride or shuttle in the summer to an elegant European chalet, where the ambiance is charming and the memories are long-lasting. Renowned for the fabulous view, Game Creek Restaurant features modern American style cooking with regional and seasonal ingredients. The menu is comprised of contemporary dishes and Game Creek favorites. Game Creek Restaurant offers an award-winning and extensive wine list, and personalized service. More than simply a restaurant high above Vail, Game Creek Restaurant has emerged as a true culinary destination. Adults choose from a 3, 4, or 5 course prix fixe menu, and a special 3-course children's menu is also offered. Open for Dinner December through April, and for Dinner and Sunday Brunch June 20th through Labor Day.
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