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Garfinkel's

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536 E Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657-5208
+1 970-476-3789
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11:00 - 01:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 01:30
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came on St Pattys Day so was crowded. Sat on patio (which you can do til dusk) with great views of Mt runs. Basic bar food. Burgers were good. Soft pretzel was good. Rueben was good too. For as busy as they were we got very prompt service.

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Thank Sue W
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57 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun and different place to eat. It is set up with tables, but also with an extended bar, where you end up elbow-to-elbow with other patrons. It was fun and friendlier than your typical isolated table experience. The food was great, my $11 build-your-own-burger was enormous and delicious, and the service was well-coordinated and quick considering the... More 

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Thank deborah c
Grand Traverse County, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a large group of us that hung out on the patio after skiing. I would highly recommend this after skiing. Fun atmosphere outdoors after day of skiing. We just ate a variety of appetizers and they were all good. Bar inside is also a good place to stop in and have a cocktail.

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Thank ToddS54
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place to get the whole family in, but it is a first come first serve. Lots of fun food options and plenty of drink options. We tried a variety of food and all was pretty good!. Great location by the Gondola!

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Thank kcross66
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the after-skiing patio. Kick backed and relaxed with friends on the deck. Great place to people-watch. I've had dinner several times in the restaurant. Food is ok - nothing great, nothing bad.

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Thank Kevin M
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The "Powder Day Special" has us coming back for lunch. Tomato Basil soup with grilled cheese (has bacon and tomato on it). It's a great place right by the gondola to ski in or sit and watch skiers. Night life is great there too

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Thank Tennessee37130
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived with a party of 9 adults and 1 infant needing a high chair. Staff worked quickly to find us a table. It was busy, but we did not even have to wait 5 min. Waitress Jen was amazing, very helpful. I had the Thai chicken fingers and a Cesar salad. Wife had a cup of soup.everything was presented well... More 

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Thank Herc W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited early evening after a trip to Adventure Ridge with our 7 year old. It was busy but they found us a table. Garfinkel's is a bar style restaurant but the food was very good and we were impressed with the children's menu although I would presume that later on an evening it might not be an appropriate atmosphere... More 

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Thank Kathryn R
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your looking for and easy laid back lunch or dinner, or even just a drink, Garfinkel's is a great option. Good food, friendly service, mountain vibe, and not crazy, over-priced. Will definely be on our restaurant list for next trip!

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Thank Maggie Z
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I used to live in Vail and while Garfinkles was a staple for some Aprés beers with their amazing patio and location, I never considered it a family place. Well this week I was in Vail my three toddlers and visited here right at lunch time twice. The staff was very accommodating, with ample high chairs. Many staff would wave... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:30
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:30
Saturday
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 E Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657-5208
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-3789

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?