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Bully Ranch Restaurant

20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
+1 970-479-5460
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tots” (49 reviews)
“truffle” (49 reviews)
“burger” (174 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Soups, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
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11 - 20 of 526 reviews

Reviewed 1 March 2018

The ribs and fajitas were good! Food portions are big and the atmosphere of the place is lively and family oriented. Although we were a couple, we enjoyed the warmth and rowdiness of the place and the food was good to boot! Would come back.

Thank Rebecca F
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Bully Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Rebecca F, thank you for your kind words. We are glad that you enjoyed food and atmosphere. Please let us know once you plan to come back. Best, Daniel Spingler Director of Food and Beverage

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We ate here last month for dinner. We had a 30 minute wait but went into the hotel bar and enjoyed the atmosphere. They came and got us fairly quickly. Our server was very nice and recognized our Southern accents and said she was from...More

Thank ladybug30004
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Bully Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Dear ladybug30004, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate your positive feedback and are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your food and the atmosphere. Please let us know when you plan to visit us again. Have a nice start into your...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018

We ate here for lunch, and we enjoyed the soup, chili and burgers. You can do a lot of customization of the burgers to get exactly what you want. The restaurant has a nice ambiance too. One quick tip: Not knowing any better, we parked...More

Thank CoolColada
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Bully Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear CoolColada, Thank you for you feedback which of course I will share with the team. You are very welcome to use our Valet next time and we will validate the ticket. let us know when you are back. Thank you from the Sonnenalp Family...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Great food, I could say the best burgers in vail! Excellent service too! everyone was very nice and the food came really quickly but perfectly cooked! Really worth visiting!! If you go around 7:30 you might have to wait but it is really pleasant to...More

Thank Mili B
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Bully Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Mili B, we love to hear your feedback. Thank you for waiting for a table while we were busy, very glad to hear that it was worth it and you loved our Burgers! Best wishes from the Sonnenalp, Daniel Spingler Director of Food &...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018

Maybe the best burger I have had for quite some time. Can recommend the Bully Burger with some Truffle Tots on the side - amazing. So unhealthy but so good. Server offered some German Beer from Munich which was yummy! Atmosphere is great and they...More

Thank heathers882017
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Bully Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear heathers882017, thank you for your nice review. Burgers and German Beer - perfect combination - we all agree. Please let us know when you plan to visit us again! Greetings from the Sonnenalp Vail, Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We were told we that if you wanted a burger, the best place was Bully Ranch. It did not disappoint. Burgers were juicy, flavorful and cooked to perfection. Portions were large. Chicken wings as an appetizer were very good. Loved the rustic atmosphere. Great place...More

Thank Katherine8183
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Bully Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear katherine f, Thank you for your review - much appreciated. Very happy to hear that you enjoyed our famous burgers and the atmosphere. Please let us know what we can do better to get 5 stars from you :-) Feel free to contact me...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by a local on our first night in town. Great sort of upscale western motif, decent service, one of the cleanest bathrooms I’ve ever seen, but the food fell short. My husband and I both ordered burgers “medium”, which...More

Thank MRSBURNS2008
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Bully Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Dear MRSBURNS2008, First of all we would like to thank you that you gave us a first chance by joining us for dinner. Needless to say, I am disappointed to read your comments about the food quality. Please know, we take your feedback very seriously....More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

We had an early dinner before the crowds. Food was excellent, service fantastic. The manager suggested some bourbons and guided us through the list. The wings were great, burger and fish. Well presented and great quality.

Thank Kaveh S
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Bully Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Dear Kaveh S, Thank you for you review. Love to hear that we were able to create a great experience for you. Please let us know when you plan to visit us again. Best regards from the Sonnenalp! Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Everything in this place is amazing, atmosphere, great service and very good food, however... the best starter was taken of the menu and that made me really sad, I was looking forward to eating in this place mainly just because of their AMAZING ARTICHOKE DEEP......More

Thank jpchico
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Bully Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Dear jpchico, Thank you for your comment. Based on what we heard we are planning to bring back the Artichoke Dip. Please let me know when you come back and I will make sure we have it on the menu!! Best, Daniel Spingler Director of...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

A western based restaurant with a lot of meaty meals. There are some salads available but I wouldn't really recommend for vegetarians. If you love meat, you'll love this place!

Thank DocAsh59
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Bully Ranch Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Dear DocAsh59, Thank you for your feedback. We do appreciate it. We just added some new vegetarian items on the menu and we would love to welcome you back to check them out! Best, Daniel Spingler Director of Food & Beverage

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Questions & Answers
Christine Y
11 November 2015|
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Response from SonnenalpVail | Property representative |
Hello! Truffle Tots are tater tots tossed in truffle oil, red chili flakes, fresh herbs and parmesan cheese. They are served as an appetizer at Bully Ranch. Thanks! Kelly
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42dancer
9 October 2015|
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Response from SonnenalpVail | Property representative |
Hi! We have a few different options for a private party of that size and would love to have you! Please contact Sarah our catering sales department at 970-479-5420 for more details.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-5460
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