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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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Chicago, Illinois
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168 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My husband and I recently visited with a large group for a work conference. With our reservation our tables were ready and waiting with wine and excellent servers. I had the salmon and it was perfectly cooked and moist. The steak looked delicious and the mud pie dessert was a perfect end to a great meal.

Thank Lindsey W
York, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We visited this restaurant following a recommendation and were pleased we did. The choice on the menu and the food and service excellent.

Thank Susan B
Houston, Texas
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Russell's was recommended by all of our Vail friends. Very homey feel. We were seated at the window table looking out on the street. Great fun people watching without totally giving up our privacy. The steaks were cooked perfectly as ordered and seasoned very well. This was a wonderful restaurant to experience Vail dining.

Thank RMLipari
Madrid, Spain
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Classic Vail, great menu, fabulous specials. Appeals to the local crowd too. Just over the covered bridge, it's an iconic fixture woth the stop!

Thank Keating349

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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