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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“toffee pudding” (20 reviews)
“lamb” (97 reviews)
“halibut” (29 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 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 3 days ago via mobile

One of the best meals I have had any where.. The service was impeccable..our waiter was so obliging.. Caesar salad was excellent..crab soup delicious. Duck prepared beautifully.. A must if you visit vail!!

Thank Shopper67
Reviewed 5 days ago

Whenever we visit the Vail/Beaver Creek area, we always put this on our list. I recommend calling well in advance to get a reservation. The service was first rate, and the food did not disappoint. The Sea Bass was great,and the toffee desert was spectacular.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sweet Basil continues to set the standard for quality in food, service, and atmosphere. We sampled several appetizers and small plates and the staff served at a perfectly relaxed pace. The sommelier, Ben, was an excellent resource, and we tried several glasses of wine preserved...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally got to dine here on my third visit to Vail. Highly recommend the fondue & acorn squash risotto. Friends enjoyed their selections as well.

Thank rdytogo_always
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a party of 1 and a packed house for the night, so the kind hostess recommended I take a seat at the bar right off the bat when they open for supper at 5. Great call! Had 3 really nice gentlemen give a joint...More

Thank Sunfoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really haven't had any bad meals in Vail. Good Food seems to fit in with the ambiance of Vail Village. We have been several times to this delightful village and had never tried Sweet Basil before. It is now a must, when we visit....More

Thank Momkram
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The meal was excellent, the staff was wonderful. Make a reservation, but if they give you a late time you may just want to drop in earlier and you could get lucky with an earlier seating.

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to use lunch on our off day to visit Sweet Basil. The menu is good, the drinks were nice and the food was enjoyable. Nothing about it really stood out as special. Just very good. Book really early in season if you want...More

Thank fgbaloh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been our Vail favorite for years & is always where we take friends. It never disappoints. The food is creative, the service just attentive enough. Lunch is also a fine alternative to dinner. Reservations are essential. The sticky toffee pudding for desert...More

Thank Lessigsv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a sophisticated dinner then go no further than the sweet basil. . This restaurant is consistently good with interesting fair and a wide variety of food.

Thank Scott C
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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
  • 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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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