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Russell's Restaurant

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228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4584
+1 970-476-6700
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we made reservations and could not get 7 o'clock because the restaurant had a big party reservation for 8 so we settled for 6.30 , funny when we were leaving at 8 30 the restaurant was 70 % full ... Service was very good and professional , food was just ok ,nothing special just a regular stuff that you can... More 

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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was given a recommendation from a local to eat here. Food was fantastic, older style décor with awesome views of the creek.

Thank Derek B
Carmel, California
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133 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have t been to Russell's in a while. I remember it being great but always seem to forget about it when I come. I won't next time. Had one of the best most authentic Caesar salads I ever had. I ordered steak Diane. Although it didn't resemble any steak Diane recipe I ever had, it was still great. It... More 

Thank Sultan2
Knoxville, Tennessee
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90 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Food and service here was very good and the mark up on the wine was quite reasonable. The price was a tad high for what we got, but not outrageous. The good thing is that everyone in the party liked their food, every appetizer, every entree, every desert. That says something, and it's worth going back for. A solid 4... More 

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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Booked for my Birthday in Vail. we were met politely and shown to a nice table. Good service, pre dinner drinks, menu suggestions and specials. All four of us enjoyed our food and the ambiance The service was good and the bill not too horrendous in this pricy town!

Thank mooes747
Arlington, Virginia
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great location within Vail for steaks. A lot of bigger groups being served, so nothing seemed to phase the staff. We had a great server named Wes, who was super accommodating with us and had really good suggestions for our meals including the wine.

Thank Amy_WithaViewTravel
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447 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Russell's is a great old restaurant in Vail. The ambiance and the food are fabulous. It's an iconic location on Bridge St right next to Gore Creek.

Thank 970alexanderp
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We came here a few years ago and had a really nice meal. We returned in January and the food was just as good as 4 years ago. Its always best to book in advance as they are busy. We both ordered the filet mignon which was cooked to absolute perfection. The staff are polite and friendly. We will most... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 442 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

My husband and I and two other couples had dinner last January. We ate at all of the top restaurants in Vail that week and were not impressed with Russell's. While the food was just okay, the service and atmosphere were lacklustre and our steak was overcooked. Medium rare should not be beige. We are not hard to please but... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

It was fantastic place to eat in Vail for some Seafood and Steak! But the steak wasn't cooked well enough! And when we were being seated the hostess said "WE NEED THIS TABLE BACK BY 7:30" and we were like, okay. Our server Todd was very kind and had a great sense of humor. Very Good Night!

Thank Chase C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 45
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4584
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-6700
Just across the Covered Bridge in Vail Village is Bridge Street's warm, cozy and oldest steak house - Russell's. We have a friendly, relaxing atmosphere with wonderful Creekside dining. Russell's features dry aged Certified Angus beef, along with delightful fish entrees and world-renowned Alaskan King Crab Legs. One side dish that you can't pass up is our scalloped potatoes - baked with onions, bacon and cheese with a golden brown top. A lot of our staff members have been with us for 20 years or more. Come by and see for yourself why the locals and staff love Russell's. We take great pride in serving premier steaks and seafood in the most enjoyable and accommodating restaurant in Vail. Reservations recommended.

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