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Game Creek Club

278 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, CO 81657-3610
+1 970-479-4280
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
278 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, CO 81657-3610
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Our experience at Game Creek was phenomenal! The view is spectacular but there is so much more to this place... The service was truly exceptional... The sommelier was friendly and very knowledgeable.... He picked out a perfect bottle for us. The servers were on point,...More

Thank Erin D
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Enjoyed the Sunday brunch with family celebrating a birthday. The entire package was extraordinary. Loved taking the gondola to the top of the mountain - then a traverse in a bus...finally arriving on the side of the Oozo ski run to arrive at this Alpine...More

Thank LevtyVail
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Incredible dining experience at Game Creek Restaurant, nestled at 10,300 feet on Vail Mountain. Take the gondola ride up and meet the shuttle to the restaurant where you will be treated to sensational mountain vistas and dine on the Chef's gourmet tasting menu or a...More

Thank ba1234cw
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We visited this restaurant this past week in July of 2016. We booked 6:30 PM reservation so that we would be there at sunset -- and I'm glad we did. It was gorgeous. From the gondola ride up and back -- several deer along the...More

Thank JWarren8
Reviewed 2 July 2016

When faced with a number of dining options in Vail we opted to go up the mountain and try Game Creek again. We were quite happy we did. Sometimes, time passes and new people come into an organization and an entirely different experience is possible....More

Thank mangetak
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Ride the Gondola up to the top where they then load you into a snowcat for the rest of the trek to the restaurant. That in itself was a highlight for the kids!! Dinner was good with a variety of wonderful wines. A kids menu...More

Thank FrozenMargNoSalt
Reviewed 1 April 2016

What a special location - the entire experience is terrific. You ride the gondola up and then get to go the rest of the way to dinner in a snow cat, which is pretty fun. The Game Creek has amazing views - ask for a...More

Thank KGLondon
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We have eaten there 3 times this season and it has always been amazing. If the gondola ride and cat ride is not enough then you are treated to wonderful meal. We even got our reservation day mixed up but they accommodated us.

Thank Debprit
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Hi everyone if you're searching for restaurants, here is one in Vail. Incredible!!!!. You first get to Vail town and then you go to a gondola after that you ride this cool snow car that I don’t remember how its called, then you get to...More

Thank ASF4thGrade
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Reserved Game Creek for hubby's birthday. Wow. The entire experience from the gondola to the check in at the top for the Cat experience was so much fun. The family was impressed from the very beginning! Arrival at the cabin was cozy and inviting. Service...More

Thank sailorche
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Dress in layers is all I can say. If you need to wear a coat they have a coat check.
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Hanson Ranch Rd, Vail, CO 81657-3610
    (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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