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Ludwig's Restaurant

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20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010 (W. Meadow Drive)
+1 970-479-5429
05:30 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 05:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

WHAT SCRUMPTIOUS FARE! Oh my we could never pass up breakfast at Ludwig's, it really has the most wonderful variety of foods that appeal to the light and the larger appetites with dishes and varieties to please all. We linger over our breakfast longer than anywhere else and love the leisurely enjoyment of wonderful tastes and service.

Thank Heidi B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Visited for brunch. Wide variety of hot and cold choices to satisfy any palate. Fruit selection was very good. Nice offering of breads. Many gluten free options. We sat in the solarium on a partly cloudy day, and it offered great views of the fall foliage. Attentive wait staff with perfect manners. You won't be disappointed.

Thank richardj100
Smyrna, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

First of all, I must disclose that were there during the "shoulder" or "off" season, so things are a little different in Vail then. We came in for brunch only to find out they don't do a la carte dining during this season, they do buffet only. Fine... There were only 3 tables sitting around us, so the place wasn't... More 

Thank ekcpeterson
Buckeye, Arizona
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Beautiful breakfast, wide variety and service was exceptional. The view on the patio is gorgeous! Loved it!

Thank Debra B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My husband and I ordered Eggs Benedict during our stay at the Sonnenalp. The hollandaise sauce was rather blah tasting and the eggs were cooked too long.

Thank 786pamurray
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This restaurant is one of the best in Vail. The food and service is exceptional. The atmosphere is amazing. How Trip Advisor rates this restaurant at #22 below a pizzeria, cheesy bbq dives, and "The Little Diner" is a travesty! It makes me wonder who writes these reviews and it they actually have a palate for fine dining. Go to... More 

Thank GuessWhy
Morrison, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The buffet is as good as it gets. The service is splendid as well as the food and ambient. From pastries, to waffles, to eggs, to salmon, to fruits to cereals. They have it all.

Thank isaburger
Leawood, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Ludwigs was only serving breakfast during our stay. You could order from the menu or partake of the buffet which is what we did. The buffet has many all of the usual offerings such as scrambled eggs, hard-boiled eggs, hash browns, sausage, bacon, pancakes, waffles, french toast, several cereals and granolas, fruit, fresh-baked pastries (different every morning), blintzes, and more.... More 

Thank DouglasNiedt
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

The food is very straight forward and ebjoyable. I have been a frequent visitor for many years. Give it a try!

Thank stewater
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

This place is good for dinner or lighter meal. We had the double portion fondue with two appetizers which filled 4 people.

Thank Antje43

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
European, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
    (W. Meadow Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Complimentary Vail bus route, Village Inn bus stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-5429
Ludwig's is pleased to offer European cuisine, featuring a menu of entirely gluten-free dishes artfully crafted by our Executive Chef Florian Schwarz. Every item on the menu, including fresh made pastas, bread and desserts, is gluten free. Fresh ingredients, light and healthy, carefully prepared - this is what you can expect with every visit. Ludwig's boasts an award-winning selection of wine, refined European service and attention to detail. Treat yourself to a Vail tradition.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?