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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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31 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the momment we walked in the door, we felt like family. Without knowing it, we picked a busy night for dinner. When we arrived there were already dozens of people in line who had reservations. We asked Michael, the general manager, who was working the podium, if they might have a table for two. Without missing a beat, he... More 

Thank Amb_Medic
Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

This used to (and i emphasize "used to") be one of the top restaurants in Vail; not so anymore!! Meat was overcooked, vegetables cold and poor presentation. Do not go here!!

Thank Biff5804
The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My husband and I have gone here twice over two vacations and we loved the food - steaks are excellent and so are salads and side dishes. Highly recommend!

Thank Natalia M
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

What can I say after having dined here this evening except this is A MUST ON YOUR LIST of restaurants in Vail. We had great service and guidance in menu selections from PETE; a true professional. We started with spinach, field greens a to die for ceaser salad. The strip steak, viener schnitzel , and grouper were all great, but... More 

Thank Raphael L
Alpharetta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is one of our favorites in Vail. The quality of the food is excellent and the wait staff is top notch. Make reservations early - it books out quickly. The Alaskan King Crab - yes, in Colorado, is the best!

Thank ott2014
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Good dinner with family. Best dishes were the potato sides (scalloped and mashed) and the ribs. Blackened grouper was good, but not great. Service was timely and friendly. Restaurant is very loud when crowded, hard to hear across the table.

Thank Eric B
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Really good steaks. Great service. They even brought a dessert out to help me celebrate my birthday. Gets a little loud over in the bar area, so if you want to hear your date/guests, ask for the back room area. Loved the wildlife pics up on the wall.

Thank Caitlyn C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The food at Russell's was amazing! The French Onion Soup was great! The filet was fantastic, and the chocolate cake was awesome! Pam, our server, and the bartender and the host all delivered impeccable customer service! Thanks for everything! We will definitely be back to dine here again when we are in town.

Thank Toothdoctor2
Edwards, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Wonderful atmosphere, great waitstaff and amazing food!!! Happy we spent our Thanksgiving holiday at this incredible restaurant!!! Already have Christmas Eve dinner reservations booked!!!

Thank Brandy G

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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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