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Swiss Chalet - Vail

$$ - $$$, , European
20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
+1 970-479-5462
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (57 reviews)
“raclette” (68 reviews)
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CUISINES
Austrian, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice meal at the Swiss Chalet. Hunter, our server, was informed and friendly. We had a great time cooking our meal at the table. Fun experience!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 695danao
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve walked by here many times and the place is always full so decided to try it this trip. We were drawn to the meat fondue but I think this is the weak spot in the menu. You get 6 oz of tenderloin some squash...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davideddoc
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear davideddoc, thank you very much for your feedback. WE appreciate that you are a regular customer to our Swiss Chalet. I am disappointed to hear that you did not have the best experience this time. Please rest assured that we take your feedback serious...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant in Vail village. Great, cozy atmosphere. This is a great place to take your family. There were 4 kids and 3 adults in our party. We ordered 3 types of fondue. All were great. Next time I would like to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 328reneem
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 328reneem, Very happy to hear that you enjoyed our famous fondues. Please visit us again soon. Happy Holiday Season from the Swiss Chalet Team, Daniel Spingler Director of Food and Beverage

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Want some cozy comfort alpine food? Well, if that’s a thing, Swiss chalet has it. The service was great and we ate our tasty fondue at the bar - attended to by the sommelier Zack and other helpful waitstaff. Very recommended!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tyliec
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear tyliec, Thank you for the nice review. Happy that you had a good time and our team and Zack took good care of you. Please come visit us again soon! Happy Holiday Season from the Swiss Chalet Team, Daniel Spingler Director of Food and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after eating at another restaurant and wish we would have eaten here. Good looked in smelled awesome. Service excellant. Prices fair. Had good German beers. Nice place.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank travelinman045
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear travelinman045, So glad you liked our beer! We are famous for our German Beers! Did you know we are the only place in the U.S who serves Fischer's Helles? Next time, join us for Dinner as well. We would love to host you again!!...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We hadn't been to Swiss Chalet in some time. One of our party of four had the french onion soup; and the other three shared an appetizer of bruschetta. The same three decided to get the cheese fondue and Beef Medallions which also came with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cathcook1
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear cathcook1, Happy to hear that you had a great time and we, especially HUnter, took great care of you. Certainly, we did share your feedback with the team. Let us know when you plan to visit us again. Happy Holiday Season from the Swiss...More

Reviewed November 12, 2018

One of our favorite restaurants in Vail. We enjoyed watching the snow fall as we dined on Wiener Schnitzel and Fondue. Thomas was our server and his attention to detail completed a perfect evening. I highly recommend Swiss Chalet for authentic food, friendly service and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 253donw
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Don W, It can't get better! Snow, Fondue, Schnitzel... very happy that you had a great time. We for sure will share your feedback with Thomas :-) Be back soon!! Best regards from Vail and the Swiss Chalet team! Daniel Spingler Director of Food...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018

We go to this restaurant every time we go to Vail, enjoy very much their excellent cheese fondue, the service is always friendly and the wine is very good.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Ikemx
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Dear Ikemx, Thank you for your review! The Swiss Team is happy to hear about your experience. Hope you visit us again soon! Best regards from Vail and the Swiss Chalet team! Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We ate fondue at the Swiss Chalet on our first night in Vail, and it was one of the best meals we had on our trip. We did the cheese fondue and added a side of steak, which was incredibly tender. My husband had German...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 955ChelseaH
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Dear Chelsea W, So glad you enjoyed the Cheese Fondue, Beer and of course our famous Chocolate Fondue. Should you plan to visit Vail again, please stop by! Best regards from Vail and the Swiss Chalet team! Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed October 2, 2018

As a German I would say the place is pretty authentic, including the German names for the dishes on the menu. The fondue was tasty and the Züricher Geschnetzeltes is highly recommended. The atmosphere is definitely alpine and service was impeccable. A little pricey as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ingrid F
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Dear Ingrid F, Thank you so much for your review. Much appreciated and we loved that you enjoyed yourself. Please let us know when you come back. Bis bald! Best regards from Vail and the Swiss Chalet team! Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

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Pvbsue
July 24, 2017|
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Response from SonnenalpVail | Property representative |
hi there- our menu is varied and we do offer some gluten free choices- may we email you our menu please
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Response from SonnenalpVail | Property representative |
Greetings from Vail - yes we do - please email me at info@sonnenalp,com and I will send you information. thank you so much for thinking of us Patricia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Cuisine
Austrian, Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
    (Meadow Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Vail in town bus stop in front of restaurant entrance, and minutes away from the public parking structure and transportation center.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-5462
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