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Big Bear Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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.
US$5 - US$10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe, Soups, Deli
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

the staff were very friendly and courteous. we ate lunch there after the Segway tour and enjoyed it very much. my wife had the chef salad and I had the masterpiece sandwich.when we go back we make a point to eat there again.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank rebel5169
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Very close to the Vail ski lift and if you are in the mood for a wonderful sandwich this would be the place to go.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MCFisher
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised at the super fresh salads and sandwiches. Everything was delicious and staff very friendly! Great pit stop for a quick bite (large servings) and casual atmosphere! Breakfast also served all day!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mary h
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

We ordered an omelet with onion, ham and mushrooms. The onions were raw and the ham was piled on thick lunch meat that wasn’t cooked. The toast was cold and not buttered they did give you butter but it was so cold you couldn’t spread...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Leahhal1967
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a very good, reasonably priced breakfast at the Big Bear Bistro. The food is ordered at the counter and then brought to the table. Nothing fancy as far as atmosphere, but the food is delicious. Several in our group got the croissant french...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Compact and cozy atmosphere, idiosyncratic decor, friendly and efficient service, exceptionally tasty dishes - I felt like I was at home enjoying good food in my own living room. A family of four with two perpetually ravenous teenage lads brunched there 6 days out of...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Neil R
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Our last morning in Vail we wanted a lite breakfast after eating the 4 Seasons buffet two days in a row. This small place was perfect. It isn't inexpensive but really nothing in Vail is but the service was good as was the food.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank beernutz
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Here is the best Sandwich place in Vail !!! Just head up Bridge Street to the fountain and head a little left past Charlie's T-Shirts and just before the stream. A fantastic place!!!!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Div M
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Delicious and affordable. That is hard to find in Vail. Worth checking out and am sorry I never yet too sooner. Good for solo, friends, and families. Breakfast, lunch and brunch foods; Also serving alcohol.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank reilleyb
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to begin your skiing day at Vail and also for your daily aprês ski after 3pm. Good prices & food!

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Pablo V
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