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Sweet Basil

193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
+1 970-476-0125
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Located in Vail Village, the restaurant is convenient to hotels, shopping, entertainment and attractions. The service is very good and the outdoor seating is lovely. The food is exceptionally good. Although the prices for lunch were a little higher than average, the food was certainly...More

Thank roseannNJtraveller
Reviewed 4 days ago

Food was good, expected better from the most talked about restaurant in Vail, but was not impressed by the variety, if your into seafood, your in luck. Appetizers not that "appetizing". Wine list extensive, beer only if your in to craft or local beer. Our...More

1  Thank karykemble
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was so disappointed in the uber "unique" but limited menu. I was hungry and wanted a satisfying meal but it was not to be. We are still laughing about how surly the waitress was.

Thank dianegs2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We hosted dinner with an engaged couple at Sweet Basil. While our table was prepared, the fiancée toured the wine cellar with the sommelier, and found a great wine for their wedding. Off to a good start! We sat with a view of Gore Creek....More

Thank tampatowers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this restaurant. Fabulous food. Fun wines. Blow your mind desserts -- including the caramel upside down cake. Highly recommend.

Thank Annmarie N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was creatively exciting and reasonably priced. Our waiter was fantastic and the service was TOP notch from everyone! There's a reason this restaurant is at the TOP of TripAdvisor.

Thank greekgirl29
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was nice. The food was delicious and the service was great. Honestly my only complaint is how quick the meal was. Maybe it is a Southern thing but I think a nice meal should take several hours. Our three course dinner here was...More

Thank Emmy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner seated out back overlooking Gore Creek. Wonder wine list and one of our favorites. I enjoyed my salmon. My brother in law ordered Tuna and it was served atop a plate of cold vegetables and he sent it back. Staff should have advised...More

Thank sbselig
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you are looking for quality and a ¨FOUL PROOF ¨ MENU this is the place to VISIT . GUARANTEED !!!! great service... BOOK WITH TIME ....

Thank Beatriz G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sweet Basil was celebrating its 40th anniversary when we were there. It has been excellent from the start and it retains the high quality and playful food. This is always one of our "must go" places when we visit Vail

Thank Curtis S
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Response from Duckbob11 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. My wife always eats GF. But not me ! Have a blast ! Bob
Francine S
11 December 2015|
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Response from LBHouston11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes for sure!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
    (Wall Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-0125
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Voted #1 in Colorado by Zagat Survey, Sweet Basil has been a must for travelers and locals alike since 1977. The cuisine is creative contemporary American utilizing many cultural influences from around the world. Located in the heart of Vail Village, the restaurant blends fine dining with a captivating "bistro-like" energy.
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