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“Reasonably priced and delicious lunch in Vail village” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Big Bear Bistro

Big Bear Bistro
Ranked #28 of 123 Restaurants in Vail
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$10
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Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wine and Beer
Description: Conveniently located at the top of Bridge Street, and featuring the BEST Gourmet Sandwiches in the Vail Valley, we offer Boar's Head meats, fresh veggies and organic bread baked fresh daily! We also offer Rudi's organic gluten-free bread, natural whole-wheat, or a variety of tortilla wraps. We also offer great quick breakfasts, as well as beer, wine, crepes and numerous apres selections.
New Jersey
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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“Reasonably priced and delicious lunch in Vail village”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

We stopped for lunch at the Big Bear Bistro during a day trip to Vail Village with our family. Our selections included sandwiches, a salad, and a breakfast burrito. The food was very good and priced reasonably ($8.95 for a gourmet sandwich with lots of meat, $5.95 for a kids sandwich, $10 for a large portion salad). Variety of beverages to choose from including beer and champagne - if you're looking for a drink on the patio skip big bear as you cannot take alcohol out of the building. We were very pleased and would stop here for lunch again!

We used a restaurant.com certificate so definitely check there before going :)

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Vail, Colorado
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Lunch Spot in Vail”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

I always recommend Big Bear Bistro to people who are looking for a quick casual lunch. I love their arugula and strawberry salad and the Pierson sandwich. Wish they had more outdoor seating!

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Taos, New Mexico
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great Sandwiches - very good combinations of ingredients”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

We have eaten here several times and get something different each visit. Sandwiches are huge and many different selections - vegan available.

Visited August 2014
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Great service, cool menu. Reasonable price for vail village”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Great place to pick up breakfast before hitting the mountains. Employees very helpful in advising the best hikes to do if you aren't familiar with vail.

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Southlake, United States
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5 reviews
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“Perfect lunch spot for adults or families”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Great variety! Phenomenal crepes. Breakfast too and served all day. Wine, beer and a few patio tables or nearby benches.

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