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Up the Creek Bar & Grill

223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
+1 970-476-8141
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“truffle fries” (33 reviews)
“trout” (38 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent salads and sandwiches at lunch with beautiful views of the stream. Nice wine selection as well. Always a good place for a bite!

Thank Vail4me
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The patio dining here excellent. The food was also very good. Service did not match the level of food. It was okay but nothing to write home about and we definitely didn’t feel any level of hospitality that we have elsewhere in the area. For...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner here on vacation and the location to the creek can't be beat. The kids played in the grassy area and got their feet wet. Food was amazing, definitely try the elk!

Thank Eric Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food by the river. A most lovely setting. The food is pricey but gourmet and well presented. Our 2nd visit here in 2 years and we live in North Carolina!

Thank Jodi P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here mainly for the location by the river, but ended up really enjoying the meal. My friend raved about the veggie burger, I loved the turkey brie and the veggie chips were a nice alternative to fries. We had a long relaxing lunch...More

Thank mdrivel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a quick dinner, we we're lucky enough to get a seat at the bar. The bartender was very friendly and helpful. Our food all came out fast. They have a small menu, Like most places in Vail, but...More

Thank megsjeans18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was awful. In the middle of ordering, our waiter, Jon, interrupted us saying he needed to go get the table beside us menus. I thought that was very odd and honestly unprofessional, but we all patiently waited for him to do that. It seemed...More

Thank blessed_mama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Reuben sandwich was good as well as the Cobb salad. Great place to watch kids and dogs play in Gore creek.

Thank Kayla L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As long time locals, when we spend time in Vail, Up the Creek Bar & Grill is on a very short list of restaurants we choose to visit. This restaurant is very well run with owner/managers on-site. The setting beside the creek is superb, the...More

1  Thank A_traveler_CO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the outdoor seating where you hear the water and can watch the kids play in the creek. The food was very good and the service was on par. This is a must stop when in town.

1  Thank Michael S
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Questions & Answers
June 8, 2018|
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Response from Suzy C | Reviewed this property |
I saw people outside on the patio with their dogs, not sure about inside.
June 2, 2016|
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Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Yes and Yes. We will serve a traditional dinner for both adults and children in celebration of Thanksgiving. You may make a reservation by giving us a call or by booking through our website. Thank you for your question... More
August 27, 2015|
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Response from 48mimi2014 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, but we didn't request any information on corkage fee. We enjoyed a glass of white wine from the restaurants wine list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-8141
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