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Alpenrose Restaurant

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German, European, Central European, Austrian
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100 E Meadow Dr Ste 25, Vail, CO 81657-5341
+1 970-476-8899
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Outstanding austrian/german food and service. We always knew about it but had never eaten there. We won't repeat the mistake, next year we will return. The menu is similar to Pepis but the quality is better.

Thank Sergio R
Ironwood, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here with a good sized group of friends. The atmosphere is cozy and the service was on point. I had fondue for the first time, and it was delish! This was my second time at the Alpenrose and the second time I ordered the beef tenderloins. So good! Not too heavy and perfectly portioned. We topped off... More 

Thank Miquel L
Naples, Florida
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202 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

We have dinned here every year for the last five years when we come to ski Vail/BC. The food is always good and consistent for an Austrian style- small tables, candlelight, great bread and friendly service. My daughter lives in Vienna now, which I visited six times last year and the food is just as good here as any place... More 

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San Rafael, California
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Vail is pricey and a little to "fru-fru" but somehow this lovely restaurant provides great German/Continental cooking in a comfortable atmosphere with superb service and decent prices. Eat the Schnitzel, the steak tartar, the Speatzle (noodles) and any deserts.

Thank Daisyss
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144 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The place is very cozy and gives you that mountain chalet kind of feeling. Good beers, excellent service from Alexandar gentleman and very good dessert. Food is very nicely played but rather mediocre quality. We had wiener schnitzel which was quite small for what it should be. The sausages plate was big but the sausages were low quality and more... More 

Thank Pablo_Hudini
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

I went there for dinner with a couple girfriends. Being from Germany, I was a little disappointed about the Wiener Schnitzel and the Spaetzles. We were sitting in the bar area and the atmosphere was great. Live entertainment with sing-along German Songs. I loved the decor - made we feel like home. Service was friendly and attentive. Will definitely come... More 

Thank Valerie D
Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Obnoxious service and very small, overpriced portions are the norm here. Vail is special for sure but there's no need for tiny portions (we has a schnitzel that was 1/2 the size it should be). My wife ordered a Sacher Torte (we've been to the Sacher Hotel in Vienna and had the Tore there) and this was not even close,... More 

Thank AEZ22
New Windsor, New York, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The German food was the best we have had outside of Germany. It was truly spectacular. Our waitress was also superb. The prices were high, but the restaurant is in the center of Vail so that was expected. Our biggest critique would be that the restaurant lacked ambience -- I was seated directly across from the coat rack so that... More 

Thank Kevin F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We love to visit Alpenrose and sit at the cozy bar. The ambiance is super cute - it's a super small comfortable restaurant with outdoor seating also. Will always go back!

Thank Krista A
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Good selection of Beer. The steak tartare appetizer is fantastic. I also had the Beef Goulash as a main dish. It was somewhat disappointing. Very runny and to much sauce. Not enough substance.... ie beef and spätzle Good service!! My son had the viener schnitzel. It came out partially burned. The waiter offered another piece of schnitzel that was not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
German, European, Central European, Austrian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E Meadow Dr Ste 25, Vail, CO 81657-5341
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-8899

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