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Swiss Chalet - Vail

$$ - $$$, , European
20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
+1 970-479-5462
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cheese fondue” (46 reviews)
“raclette” (61 reviews)
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CUISINES
Austrian, Swiss, European, Central European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

absolutely enjoyed the meal the 1st time we went back a 2nd. French Onion soup, Brie and Cordon Blue

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here twice in 3 days. The food has authentic German/ Swiss taste and the server seemed very knowledgeable about the food and drinks and gave very spot on recommendations. Most of the staff here did not seem to be seasonal (typical of ski...More

Thank NomadicR
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear NomadicR, thank you for your kind review. We are happy to hear that you loved the atmosphere in the Swiss and the great, authentic food. Please let us know when you plan to visit again! The Sonnenalp Vail and Swiss team wishe you a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is really nice like a real Swiss chalet I was hoping a better service and food. The raclette was not the real one. And the meet fondue wasn’t the best. Cheese fondue good.More

Thank Vassoyo
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Vassoyo, Thank you for sharing your experience. I am sorry that you did not have the best experience. We import all our cheeses from Switzerland so maybe you could give me some details what we disappointed you on. We strive to exceed expectations and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best fondue I have ever had. Such a cute German restaurant, was almost like you got ported back to Germany. Would 100% go back

Thank BrandonSD04
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear BrandonSD04, thank you very much for your review here for the Swiss Chalet. Fantastic that you enjoyed our Alpine Style Chalet! Have a great Holiday Season!! Best, Daniel Spingler Director of Food and Beverage

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and service. My wife and I were already familiar with raclette - we own a table top raclette grill just like this restaurant uses. So we were very excited to visit this place. It did not disappoint! In fact, the raclette cheese we...More

Thank Kip S
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kip S, I will share your comments with the Swiss team. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. Super happy to hear you loved our Raclette! Have a nice Holiday Season. Best, Daniel Spingler Director of F&B

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed an anniversary dinner at the Swiss Chalet while staying at the Sonnenalp. I would highly recommend this restaurant if you are a fan of fondue. The service was remarkable - very friendly and prompt. Fondue is not my favorite and they did not...More

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fondue, raclette, and spaetzle were abundant. The service was friendly and quite efficient with the placement and removal of all the equipment necessary to enjoy your meal. My favorite was the spaetzle appetizer while my companion’s was the cheese fondue. Great night and fun way...More

Thank cablanchard
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear cablanchard, Thank you very much for your kind words. We are happy to hear that you had a great time with us. Please let us know when you plan to come back so we can take good care of you again. Have a nice...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

We loved the Swiss Chalet. We were welcomed by the manager with a big smile and a hearty welcome. The service only got better from there. We had the delicious cheese fondue then moved on to the raclette. What a fun, delicious experience. Definitely don't...More

1  Thank yinyang65
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Dear yinyang65, thank you very much for your response. Glad to hear that you had such a good time with us and that you enjoyed our authentic Alpine / Swiss style food and atmosphere. please let us know when you plan to visit us again....More

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We just returned from an awesome family vacation in and around Wyoming, Utah and Colorado. In Vail, CO, family friends met up with us, and we had a great time together over several days. They arrived in Vail before we did and had a bit...More

Thank Michael V
SonnenalpVail, Manager at Swiss Chalet - Vail, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear Michael V, Thank you for your feedback. we are very pleased to hear that you had such a great time with us and enjoyed the German, Swiss Alpine style cuisine. Please let us know when you plan to come back and we will make...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The manager and her entire staff went out of their way to make our 44th anniversary dinner special. The food was wonderful and the hospitality equally so. We had a terrific experience.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Pvbsue
25 July 2017|
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Response from SonnenalpVail | Property representative |
hi there- our menu is varied and we do offer some gluten free choices- may we email you our menu please
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Susan S
21 June 2017|
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kaaberg
29 April 2017|
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Response from SonnenalpVail | Property representative |
Greetings from Vail - yes we do - please email me at info@sonnenalp,com and I will send you information. thank you so much for thinking of us Patricia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 60
Cuisine
Austrian, Swiss, European, Central European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
    (Meadow Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Vail in town bus stop in front of restaurant entrance, and minutes away from the public parking structure and transportation center.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-5462
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