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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped in without a reservation and seated quickly - making a reservation is the way to go, we just lucked out. The 3 of us had cocktails which were excellent along with delicious home made bread. I had the carrot cavatelli for an appetizer which...More

Thank Sloan13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sweet Basil was so talked up we couldn't wait to try it out. We made reservations 15 days prior to our visit to request a private seat to avoid distractions during our meal. The sat us about 3 booths in from the door on...More

1  Thank stephanie h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful classic restaurant with wonderful food and service. The oyster service was perfect. Linguine with saffron and scallops was wonderful as was the pork chop with fall squashes.

Thank Hillman65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely seat by the window, the food was amazing, our server and the host were pleasant and genuine. The menu was very limited and the prices were higher than they should be but I guess that’s due to less competition. On my...More

Thank TLK_1980
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As of November 2017, there is new an automatic 3% surcharge for the staff that was annoying. We left our regular tip so our regular tip was automatically increased. And, our server, Marshall, seemed to “have attitude.” The food was very good but the evening's...More

Thank aledm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on a recent weekend trip to Vail. I had the pork with lingonberries and my husband had salmon. Both were delicious. The service was also good. We thought the prices were a little high.

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here again. Different foods, same result. Only this time, Ben the Sommelier made the experience incredible. He suggested the perfect 1er Cru Burgundy that went with all of our dishes from Pork Chops to Salmon to Wagyu Beef. Perfect call by Ben. He...More

Thank CroatiaSoon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to eat in Vail. It been here for 40 years. Very reasonable prices and they take their service and food seriously. Can’t go wrong with this Vail fixture.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here twice , 1st day we sat at the bar and my bf asked bartender if he has any suggestions or something that they are known for, he abruptly replied that everything is good and handed us our menus. Dinner at the table...More

Thank alinam82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yum, started with oysters, best we have had for a long time. The special sounded awesome, wagu beef, but it sold out as my wife ordered it! Oh well, the waiter was super cool and recommended the pork dish and it was awesome. We also...More

Thank jjp333
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27 August 2017|
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Response from JCinDenver | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't.
26 August 2017|
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Response from Gerardoverap | Reviewed this property |
summer time I would say casual....
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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 trendy energy.
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