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Big Bear Bistro

297 Hanson Ranch Rd, Top of Bridge Street, Vail, CO 81657-4524
+1 970-445-1007
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (33 reviews)
“sandwiches” (41 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 16:00All hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
297 Hanson Ranch Rd, Top of Bridge Street, Vail, CO 81657-4524
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a break from shopping by stopping at this cute restaurant in Vail Village. We dined outside and enjoyed our experience.

Thank NebraskaFan71
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Big Bear Bistro was suitable for the entire family. When it's 11am and half the family wants lunch and the other half still wants breakfast, this restaurant helped us all out! The breakfast sandwich came out hot and delicious. The banana and chocolate crepe (with...More

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's so good we sometimes go twice in one visit. Creative sandwich menu at a place that's popular with the locals.

Thank KatTexas_8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great breakfast with all trimmings you can imagine. Good coffee choice. Super friendly staff/service. Lovely outside area.

Thank marrakech12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good little place to get a sandwich. My husband and I split a club sandwich. It was excellent and filled us both up!

Thank rebeccabrabb
Reviewed 1 week ago

I rarely write reviews so I feel the need to spare you from this place. The service was bad and slow. Terribly depressing and hot inside. We ate at a great spot for dinner and spent half of what we spent for a terrible lunch.

2  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stopped into the Bistro a week ago for breakfast. It was an extremely convenient location to our hotel and pretty empty being that it was early. The food was fairly good, although it took a pretty long time to get it....More

Thank Aleforge
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch and there were plenty of seats available, including outside which was nice for this bistro. I found the food fresh and delicious. I had a salad with blueberries and goat cheese on fresh greens that was excellent. There were plenty...More

Thank joanerism1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast here and it was very good. The service was also very good, and the people were friendly. It is a small place and was quite crowded. We waited about 25 minutes to receive our food. They had told us this when we...More

Thank Footsox1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I want to start with the positives. My turkey and Swiss sandwich was great! Our kiddos had a crepe and that too was really good. A few others items we had (tuna wrap and salad) were not so great but the reviews led us there...More

Thank TruTexn5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 297 Hanson Ranch Rd, Top of Bridge Street, Vail, CO 81657-4524
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-445-1007
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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.
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