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Game Creek Club

278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
+1 970-479-4280
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“chef's menu” (4 reviews)
“crab claws” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This was a highlight of our trip! From the gondola ride to the snowcat ride to the dinner it was all fantastic and a fun adventure. The food was wonderful and we had a guest with food allergies. The chef was able to delight her...More

Thank Kathleencook
Reviewed 13 February 2017

High expectations for this culinary experience unfortunately the food was less than exciting. Had halibut which was dry and the fois gras appetizer was a very small portion and disappointing. The sommelier however had very nice recommendations and the waiters were attentive and friendly. For...More

Thank jeanpaul70
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Wonderful dinner venue. Riding up in the gondola at night followed by a ten minute snow cat ride was just the start. The club is cosy and atmospheric. The three course menu was fantastic. I was worried about managing three courses given portion sizes in...More

Thank devonhall
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This dinner experience is one you need to do at least once. The night starts with a gondola ride up the mountain with amazing views of Vail then you jump into a SnowCat for the rest of the way up the mountain. The food is...More

Thank Soroya E
Reviewed 4 February 2017

I was fortunate to dine here with friends through an event that Vail Resorts hosted. The food was incredible and the views were equally amazing. Service was top notch and the vibe was 5 star. If I could afford to be a member I would...More

Thank Kelsdog
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The Gondola to SnowCat was a cool experience. Very professional and relaxing. Only outside for a couple of minutes. The food was very good, high quality prix-fixe meal. Unique menu items that fits the area. The room was not pretentious and neat causal is ideal.

Thank Guy_from_newj
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This isn't exactly cheap, but in my book it's very good value. The food is terrific - real food, served beautifully in sensible sized portions. Service is flawless. Gondola and snow cat ride make it very special. Not a place to take young children, but...More

1  Thank Waimate01
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Dark, starry lit sky, night-time gondola ride up the mountain followed by snow cat transfer with snow billowing past the windows followed by a warm welcome and superb food. We chose the 4 course option- all courses delicious and beautifully presented. Our waitress was very...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

A 3 course meal fill with pleasant flavors, the rack of lamb was cooked to perfection, the Deer delicious and the banana dessert is a most.

Thank Carminecolarusso
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Was not impressed with this . We saved we thought the best for last. Very small menue $99.00 for three course meal per person that was just ok I have had a better meal at Ruth Chris for less The service was spot on ....More

Thank ColleenM23
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Response from IngraS | Reviewed this property |
Dress in layers is all I can say. If you need to wear a coat they have a coat check.
29 June 2015|
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Response from williamhart | Reviewed this property |
You can hike in summer or go by 4 wheel drive shuttle. It is quite a long distance at the back of the mountain, and if reasonably fit, should take 2.5 to 3 hours. Hiking would not be advised in winter and guests to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
    (E Lionshead Circle)
  • Public Transportation: Take Free Vail in-town bus to Lionshead bus stop. Walk through Lionshead to the gondola. Plan to check in at the gondola 30 minutes before your reservation time.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-4280
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Reopening June 20th for Summer dining! Game Creek Restaurant is located at 10,300 feet, at the top of Vail Mountain. Enjoy a gondola ride and cozy snow cat ride or shuttle in the summer to an elegant European chalet, where the ambiance is charming and the memories are long-lasting. Renowned for the fabulous view, Game Creek Restaurant features modern American style cooking with regional and seasonal ingredients. The menu is comprised of contemporary dishes and Game Creek favorites. Game Creek Restaurant offers an award-winning and extensive wine list, and personalized service. More than simply a restaurant high above Vail, Game Creek Restaurant has emerged as a true culinary destination. Adults choose from a 3, 4, or 5 course prix fixe menu, and a special 3-course children's menu is also offered. Open for Dinner December through April, and for Dinner and Sunday Brunch June 20th through Labor Day.
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