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Up the Creek Bar & Grill

223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
+1 970-476-8141
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The meal started with the most delicious crusty rolls I've ever tasted! Even the butter served with the rolls was particularly good. We ordered hors d'oeuvres of calamari (with asparagus, roasted fennel, chorizo) and clam chowder as well as the Baby Beet and Arugula Salads,...More

Thank Goldspun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh ingredients, prepared with care. We had vegans and carnivores in our group; folks that wanted fried food only and folks that wanted simply prepared, minimally dressed veggies. Everyone in our party of 9 was happy. The salads were not overdressed. The service was caring...More

Thank alohadawn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I visited here yesterday for the first time. We loved the patio seating along the creek, a stunning view for our group who rarely visits mountain locales. The braised short ribs were delicious, and the service was fantastic. We look forward to...More

Thank KHansard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a party of nine and ate right on the river!!! Great drinks..food..and..a wonderful night.!! Varied menu..and such a nice staff

Thank JupiterDave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wondered in and needed a cocktail and a bite to eat in the shade, busy 4th of July weekend. Pear martini and carpaccio did not disappoint. Sat outside by the creek. Excellent service.

Thank ICTDiner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With 3 of 4 people in my family vegans, it is hard to find food when we travel. Luckily, we stumbled upon this place which had the Summer Squash Ribbons and other options that we could eat. We were able to order the Truffle Frites...More

Thank ATXtrvller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 14 of us ate here, and everyone enjoyed their food and the atmosphere. Vail is busy, even in summer, and on the day we visited, there was a food festival in town, but this restaurant was still packed. We showed up around...More

Thank TexasMargs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and I both had the Rueben sandwich and it was outstanding. Buffalo pastrami was lean and tasted. Service was spot on also.

Thank B0bR823
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place had a good view (we sat outside ) as well as the food was good. Only mistake was that my son asked for the burger to be med well and it was well and very dry. This place was good for the family...More

Thank natey23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As with most places, the options are limited but there are a few more here than at other restaurants and the ones we had were very good. My partner had the spinach and mushroom enchiladas; I had the quinoa/kale veggie burger with arugula side salad....More

Thank Melanie R
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Questions & Answers
2 June 2016|
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Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Yes and Yes. We will serve a traditional dinner for both adults and children in celebration of Thanksgiving. You may make a reservation by giving us a call or by booking through our website. Thank you for your question... More
28 August 2015|
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Response from 48mimi2014 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, but we didn't request any information on corkage fee. We enjoyed a glass of white wine from the restaurants wine list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-8141
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