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Game Creek Club

278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
+1 970-479-4280
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“chef's menu” (4 reviews)
“crab claws” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We holiday in USA annually and eat at Michelin restaurants all around the world. This restaurant so deserves a Michelin star! It’s better than many that have them and definitely one if the best meals we’ve had in the US. We opted for the tasting...More

Thank WiltshireLuxury
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here with my friends this weekend. We loved the journey up in the comfortable cat from Eagle Bahn gondola. Food was delicious, and loved the coursed - out, gracious service. It's a splurge but worth it.

Thank jasoncrh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first thing is if you ask they will let a couple ride in the front of the snow cat it makes the experience a 12 instead of a 10. The food is beyond fabulous.

Thank Dana F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So, to get there you take the Lionshead gondola up the mountain where you are checked in and led to a very comfortable snow cat. Both the greeter and driver were friendly and helpful. The driver pumped up the meal claiming, '... it will be...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Oasis for members and guests, with many lunch options and attentive service. No wonder members repeat the experience often; well managed.

Thank sergio r
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

There is no better culinary experience in Vail in my opinion. When we planned our very first trip we asked about the best dining experiences in Vail names like sweet basil and mountain standard were offered out. A month later we came for a second...More

Thank stephanie h
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is a must to dine at while in the Vail area. There were four in our party and we decided to do the Sunday brunch. The price was $48/person and the Gondola ride is included. This is a great deal for such a brunch....More

Thank Travelers2415
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My wife and I had dinner on a summer Thursday evening. We were in Vail for a conference and a friend told us that we had to have dinner there and they were not wrong. Ride up the gondola (included in the price of dinner)...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Game Creek Restaurant will always be a classic especially if the weather is cooperating. Unfortunately on this visit, which we highly touted to our guest, down valley had too low of an overcast to get the spectacular sunsets from Game Creek. The clouds in the...More

1  Thank garnett h
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This was an average experience at best. Parents were in town and I wanted them to experience the mountain and the views from Game Creek. I made the res for only time slot left which was the last time slot of 1:30pm. Called Sunday morning...More

1  Thank tll050286
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Thomas K
6 February 2017|
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Response from Carolyn C | Reviewed this property |
yes the Eaglebahn
10 August 2016|
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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.
30 June 2015|
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
    (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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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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