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174 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4511
+1 970-754-7872
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Minneapolis, Mn
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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 of complimentary chips to take back with it which we thought was really nice of... More 

Thank Julie G
St Francisville, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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
San Rafael, California
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106 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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
Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 very bothered by having to seat us. Lots of asking for stuff that was just... More 

Thank Mark G
Brisbane, Australia
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125 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
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 busy. Forgot one meal which is not a big deal but no admission to that... More 

Thank MOB68
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
Hamilton, New Jersey
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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, the fireplace was not well tended. This place seems to be the breakfast place by... More 

Thank She L
Denver, Colorado
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168 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
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
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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 beautifully. I didn't want to leave!

Dorset, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Delicious and filling! The salmon and eggs were amazing and the pancakes were delicious too! Highly recommend a visit.

Thank KTaylorG

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - 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, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
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! And don't miss the acoustic-style après and dinner service, where fine wine & cocktails are served alongside hearty family-friendly entrees.

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