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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%
Travellers talk about
“toffee pudding” (20 reviews)
“lamb” (98 reviews)
“t bone” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PMAll 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 4 days ago

The restaurant is very nice. The size of the dishes are big enough. Good service and great wine options.

Thank Alexis Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Vail. I had a business dinner and everything was great. Service was adequate and the food always excellent. Good atmosphere!

Thank Vivi02011963
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there twice - once for a business dinner and then for lunch. Dinner was pleasant, although the inclusion of Barramundi as the feature fish was a bit surprising. I am always dubious when someone tells me a fish is Australian sea bass. Lunch...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't get in till 945 for reservation, but got there early and they seated me about 920 anyway. Went during last day of restaurant week which probably was why. The steak was really good and cooked perfectly. I ordered a glass of wine, and the...More

Thank Danya P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Youll take a hit to your wallet but I doubt youll habe anything to complain about regarding the food, the drinks or the service. The cozy environment sets the mood for what will surely be a fantastic meal. No question.

Thank Justin A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best meal of our three week vacation. It's slightly more expensive but you are on vacation and deserve a great great meal and super service. They have a seafood dish that we split to save money and I think we each had...More

Thank Sieg1313
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome! Get the Nocci appetizer and smoked chicken. The dessert, toffee pudding cake w ice cream had to be the best thing in Vail....seriously! Thank you to our server Catherine from Virginia for helping us find the right entrees. We loved it!

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always high quality food and service here. Pretty spendy, but it is Vail afterall. The bar is always bustling with locals and visitors alike, usually the 40+ crowd. Save room for the Hot Sticky dessert, it is out of this world!!

Thank Brandy H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a stressful travel day recently, we finally made it to Vail to meet up with good friends. After a quick drop-off of luggage and a Welcome To Vail cocktail, we headed out to Sweet Basil. Once inside we were immediately put at ease in...More

Thank MisterBobo57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with a group of 6 and the accommodations exceeded expectations. Drinks and food were ordered and delivered in a timely fashion, and the house was packed. I had the oysters, soup, and steak, and tried a bite of the lamb shank -...More

Thank SturdyWings
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Questions & Answers
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
  • Value
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, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 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 "bistro-like" energy.
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