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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 good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • 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 2 days ago

We were in Vail with a group of eight girlfriends, two of whom were celebrating birthdays. We chose Sweet Basil as our "grand finale" restaurant--and we picked a winner. The food was beautiful, the service was warm and attentive, and the table by the open...More

Thank AThome2525
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Wagyu flank steak is the best meal we have had in years. WOW. Great place for a couples dinner! The service is great. Don't forget to order the brussel sprouts and fried olives for appetizers. They won't disappoint!!

Thank Maxwellpeepers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this restaurant, each time we’ve been. Great food, great service, great wine. And the view of the creek and snow covered trees was spectacular!

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were invited to go with our friends to Vail to see their new home It was for lunch and they frequently visit this place when they spend the winter in Vail What a disappointment to be honest I had the beef Tatar which came...More

Thank edwinb629
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the Crispy Pork Tonkatsu Sandwich for lunch at the highly recommended Sweet Basil restaurant. The edges of the bread were burned, the French fries were very salty, and there was too much tonkatsu sauce on the pork. Otherwise, the sandwich was very flavorful....More

Thank cookiebaker101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both of us enjoyed our meal at Sweet Basil. We had the flank steak and the pork chop. Both were cooked to perfection and the service was wonderful! They also cater to accommodating gluten free eating.

Thank Locococomama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sweet Basil offers a very unique menu of upscale dishes. They put their own twist on restaurant favorites. We had the Seviche, which I love, and this was different from anything I have ever had before. It was raw tuna with a coconut milk sauce....More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for dinner or drinks. We ate at Sweet Basil twice. My husband and I liked it that much. Reservations are a must.

Thank 072015cathy
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Beautiful view from our table. Both the lettuce wraps and ceviche were extremely fresh. The waitress was very friendly and helped us pick out some great food. We would definitely go back.

Thank 4KingsfromTX
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We decided to try Sweet Basil for our first dinner in Vail. Three of our foursome had the pork chop with a pear purée....beyond excellent! One thing that this restaurant will do is let you pick any protein and put it with another plate. For...More

Thank Ruth J
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Response from JCinDenver | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't.
August 26, 2017|
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Response from Gerardoverap | Reviewed this property |
summer time I would say casual....
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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, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 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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