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“Great place”
Review of Balata - CLOSED

Balata
Price range: US$18 - US$31
Cuisines: American
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Good for: View
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Enjoy some of the finest foods along with some of the best views in the Vail Valley. The staff at Balata take Fine American Cuisine to another level. Whether you are looking for a casual dinner or a formal affair, Balata has something for everyone. Come experience what the Sonnenalp Golf Club members have known for years-- for atmosphere, great food and exceptional service, Balata is the place to visit.
Reviewed 11 December 2012

A little out of the way if your staying in vail but we love this place. Great food and comfortable atmosphere.

Thank Jenny C
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Reviewed 8 August 2012

We went to dinner here based on trip advisor reviews. We agree only with the positive reviews. Our food was very good, I had the fish tacos, husband had the veal, one daughter had the flank steak, and the other French onion soup and their signature salad. No complaints from anyone. Service was good with just the right amount of attention. The patio is the way to go-beautiful pots of flowers, spacious area so we weren't crowded together, heaters if necessary, not noisy, and of course, the amazing views. We would definitely go back.

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Thank DallasCouple1
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Reviewed 1 August 2012

A country club that has a dining room open to the public. Terrific. A variety of nice dishes prepared very well. Favorite is the lamb. Comfortable seating and excellent service

Thank Pamelavail
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Reviewed 31 July 2012

Went for a late lunch and had the dining room all to ourselves. Since several thunderstorms were rolling through we sat indoors next to a window and enjoyed the view. Our server was very attentive. The food was good and reasonably priced. We enjoyed an heirloom tomato salad and the mahi mahi tacos. The tacos were very soggy and thus had to be eaten with a fork which was difficult because even though the tortilla was pulling apart, it was nearly impossible to cut with a knife. Ended up eating just the center which left us missing the important blend of flavors. Not sure what could be done other than to drain the slaw topping better and serve some extra dressing on the side. Otherwise - a satisfactory lunch.

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Thank Jewelsworld
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Reviewed 19 June 2012

We had a terrific meal at Balata. We got a voucher from Travelzoo for a 4-course dinner for $29, and it was worth every penny. The highlight of the meal was the veal medallions with homemade noodles - awesome! Great presentation, tasty dishes, and a very pleasant atmosphere.

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Thank Krivokrasov
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