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Sweet Basil

193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
+1 970-476-0125
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 - 14:30All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
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Reviewed yesterday

Came here for lunch. Ordinary, everyday food. Great ambience; service was good. Food was pedestrian, however.

Thank kneel126
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sweet Basil was recommended to us by hotel staff. We had a table near an open window overlooking the stream/river. Our waiter was exceptional in his service and the food was delicious. The chef accommodated my dairy allergy. I ordered the roast chicken--crisp skin, moist...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place was highly recommended and didn't disappoint. We ordered the tuna sandwich (not your grandfather's tuna sandwich!) and the berry salad. The presentation was very nice and the tastes were delicious. We ate on the back patio overlooking the river and the weather was...More

Thank JeremyATL
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in Vail Village, the restaurant is convenient to hotels, shopping, entertainment and attractions. The service is very good and the outdoor seating is lovely. The food is exceptionally good. Although the prices for lunch were a little higher than average, the food was certainly...More

Thank roseannNJtraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good, expected better from the most talked about restaurant in Vail, but was not impressed by the variety, if your into seafood, your in luck. Appetizers not that "appetizing". Wine list extensive, beer only if your in to craft or local beer. Our...More

1  Thank karykemble
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so disappointed in the uber "unique" but limited menu. I was hungry and wanted a satisfying meal but it was not to be. We are still laughing about how surly the waitress was.

Thank dianegs2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hosted dinner with an engaged couple at Sweet Basil. While our table was prepared, the fiancée toured the wine cellar with the sommelier, and found a great wine for their wedding. Off to a good start! We sat with a view of Gore Creek....More

Thank tampatowers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this restaurant. Fabulous food. Fun wines. Blow your mind desserts -- including the caramel upside down cake. Highly recommend.

Thank Annmarie N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was creatively exciting and reasonably priced. Our waiter was fantastic and the service was TOP notch from everyone! There's a reason this restaurant is at the TOP of TripAdvisor.

Thank greekgirl29
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was nice. The food was delicious and the service was great. Honestly my only complaint is how quick the meal was. Maybe it is a Southern thing but I think a nice meal should take several hours. Our three course dinner here was...More

Thank Emmy S
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Marion P
13 January 2016|
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Response from Duckbob11 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. My wife always eats GF. But not me ! Have a blast ! Bob
Francine S
10 December 2015|
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Response from LBHouston11 | Reviewed this property |
Yes for sure!
Daniel N
22 October 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
    (Wall Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-0125
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Voted #1 in Colorado by Zagat Survey, Sweet Basil has been a must for travelers and locals alike since 1977. The cuisine is creative contemporary American utilizing many cultural influences from around the world. Located in the heart of Vail Village, the restaurant blends fine dining with a captivating "bistro-like" energy.
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