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Russell's Restaurant

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228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4584
+1 970-476-6700
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service here was very good and the mark up on the wine was quite reasonable. The price was a tad high for what we got, but not outrageous. The good thing is that everyone in the party liked their food, every appetizer, every entree, every desert. That says something, and it's worth going back for. A solid 4... More 

Thank Ilikefood137
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for my Birthday in Vail. we were met politely and shown to a nice table. Good service, pre dinner drinks, menu suggestions and specials. All four of us enjoyed our food and the ambiance The service was good and the bill not too horrendous in this pricy town!

Thank mooes747
Arlington, Virginia
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location within Vail for steaks. A lot of bigger groups being served, so nothing seemed to phase the staff. We had a great server named Wes, who was super accommodating with us and had really good suggestions for our meals including the wine.

Thank Amy_WithaViewTravel
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412 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Russell's is a great old restaurant in Vail. The ambiance and the food are fabulous. It's an iconic location on Bridge St right next to Gore Creek.

Thank 970alexanderp
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here a few years ago and had a really nice meal. We returned in January and the food was just as good as 4 years ago. Its always best to book in advance as they are busy. We both ordered the filet mignon which was cooked to absolute perfection. The staff are polite and friendly. We will most... More 

Thank Ripcurlgirl12
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19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I and two other couples had dinner last January. We ate at all of the top restaurants in Vail that week and were not impressed with Russell's. While the food was just okay, the service and atmosphere were lacklustre and our steak was overcooked. Medium rare should not be beige. We are not hard to please but... More 

1 Thank carefree-travels
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was fantastic place to eat in Vail for some Seafood and Steak! But the steak wasn't cooked well enough! And when we were being seated the hostess said "WE NEED THIS TABLE BACK BY 7:30" and we were like, okay. Our server Todd was very kind and had a great sense of humor. Very Good Night!

Thank Chase C
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31 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the momment we walked in the door, we felt like family. Without knowing it, we picked a busy night for dinner. When we arrived there were already dozens of people in line who had reservations. We asked Michael, the general manager, who was working the podium, if they might have a table for two. Without missing a beat, he... More 

Thank Amb_Medic
Toronto, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

This used to (and i emphasize "used to") be one of the top restaurants in Vail; not so anymore!! Meat was overcooked, vegetables cold and poor presentation. Do not go here!!

Thank Biff5804
The Woodlands, Texas
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My husband and I have gone here twice over two vacations and we loved the food - steaks are excellent and so are salads and side dishes. Highly recommend!

Thank Natalia M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4584
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-6700
Just across the Covered Bridge in Vail Village is Bridge Street's warm, cozy and oldest steak house - Russell's. We have a friendly, relaxing atmosphere with wonderful Creekside dining. Russell's features dry aged Certified Angus beef, along with delightful fish entrees and world-renowned Alaskan King Crab Legs. One side dish that you can't pass up is our scalloped potatoes - baked with onions, bacon and cheese with a golden brown top. A lot of our staff members have been with us for 20 years or more. Come by and see for yourself why the locals and staff love Russell's. We take great pride in serving premier steaks and seafood in the most enjoyable and accommodating restaurant in Vail. Reservations recommended.

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