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“turn for the worse”
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Ranked #2 of 18 Restaurants in Sun Valley
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: American
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Description: Adjacent to the Lodge Lobby, Gretchen's Restaurant welcomes you with an relaxing indoor/outdoor feel with easy access for Terrace dining all day long. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner and full bar service. Sun Valley's own Gretchen Fraser is the restaurant's namesake, the first American to win an Alpine Olympic Gold Medal.
Reviewed 1 November 2008

We have been to Gretchen's every year for the last three years and have always enjoyed it, even though it was expensive. This year they have taken a turn for the worse. Apparently they have changed ownership and it has destroyed the restaurant.

They were severely understaffed. It took forever to get served and by the time we did the food was cold and terrible.

It was clear we were not the only ones having a bad experience. We ended up feeling sorry for the staff. Two even openily discussed other places that were hiring.

Save your money.. Tried CIRO's for the first time. try there!

Thank AGetchell
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Reviewed 7 March 2007

Our visit for breakfast in December was just okay. The wait staff seemed very "raw" so it was clear this new restaurant was still figuring it out. The breakfast meal included pancakes, omelettes and regular breakfast fare and was just okay. They just moved down the street but their excecutive chef just died. Their future is unsure and we can't recommend it.

Thank sawlman
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