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Russell's Restaurant

228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4584
+1 970-476-6700
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (96 reviews)
“crab legs” (15 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4584
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been going to Russell's for over 25 years. The view on the river side is fantastic, as is the view from the tables on the covered bridge street side. Food and cocktails are always excellent. They do struggle a bit trying get a...More

Thank Bradford A
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

You can have a very nice steak dinner at Russell’s. The NY Strip, Steak Diane, and Center Cut Filet are excellent. So are the escargots and the tuna sashimi.

Thank FernandoMexico8
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Great steaks in friendly somewhat casual atmosphere. Prompt and attentive service. Sat us on time. Wonderful deserts. Reasonably priced

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We have had dinner at Russell’s restaurant in Vail every year. The quality has not changed at all. The steaks and scalloped potatoes are superb, and the service is good. I highly suggest reservations if you were going out a popular time.

Thank NYCroadtrippers
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Nice enough food but you cannot hear yourself think because it’s so noisy from other diners. Overall I think the place is over-rated.

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 20 February 2018

My non-foodie husband insists that we dine at Russell's every year. I don't care for steakhouses and I don't like to go to many repeat restaurants. But I concede on this point every year without complaint. You will always get the same dependable steakhouse menu,...More

1  Thank mimiseattlelite
Reviewed 5 February 2018

It is a tradition of ours to dine at Russel's every year when we ski at Vail. The food is excellent and the quality of meat is unwavering year after year! We always dine in the "bar/creek side", where the atmosphere is fabulous. We highly...More

1  Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Per the hostess the menu hasn’t changed in 30 years...... I understand why - it’s classic staples and cooked to perfection. Fantastic service and great atmosphere!

1  Thank cecelola1
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The crab and steak are a dynamic duo. A seat by the window is great people watching or river watching while enjoying a fantastic meal. Wonderful wine list and great service.

1  Thank Kim H
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Party of 8 dined during Christmas week, including 1 vegetarian and 1 pescatarian. Hard to believe there wad not a single vegetarian option on the menu, but even more difficult to accept the chef/restaurant wouldn’t make something. How hard is it make some basic vegetarian...More

1  Thank RickRem1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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