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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 yesterday

A must for the foodie visiting the valley! There is not an item on the menu that will disappoint. Enjoy!

Thank Kim H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lunch with a very long term Vail Valley friend...we have both been dining at Sweet Basil over 30 years....always enjoyable. Our food was delicious and our service was excellent.

Thank weideman67
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

En general a good place, regular food not amazing considering the huge waiting list. Few drink options. They have crayons and kids menu which is good for families.

Thank Ricardo G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had the great pleasure to dine here on my vacation.The coat check service was exceptional...our coat check guy was very well educated about the menu and service...and super polite. The food was exceptional as well as the service, and wine selection. I have traveled around...More

Thank Erik M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited last weekend with friends. Service was good but food quality lacked. For the money you pay you would expect more. The dishes are not clean. Too much on the plate and too heavy. Snow foie Gras good idea but destroys a classic dish. The...More

Thank eulenspiegel0711
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great lunch today. I started with the oysters... perfect! I then had the burger which was banging! My wife had the she-crab soup which was great too. Justin was our server who was a 10 out of 10. Great service and very attentive....More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good and the service was great. There was so much hype around this restaurant that I think that is why we were disappointed. We could not get reservations until our last night in town and then could only get a 5:00. The...More

Thank Steph W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sweet Basil is a favorite, are at bar which was wonderful, great service, friendly neighbors Delicious food, make a reservation!!

Thank susan f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are locals and usually enjoy Sweet Basil. But tonight was the worst service I’ve had in Vail in a long time! We sat at the bar and the bartenders were disinterested in any type of quality service to say the least. With the lack...More

Thank Kayce N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently visited for lunch and dinner; equally as satisfying. Great menu, service and wine selection. Colorado burger, king crab spring rolls and crispy shrimp and calamari were delicious.

Thank sergio r
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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
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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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