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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • 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 3 weeks ago

We ate here for dinner and lunch on a recent trip to Vail for late spring skiing. Reservations required, especially for dinner, even in late season. There were some innovative cocktails, which we enjoyed. The Sweet Basil Bloody Mary was especially good. For appetizers, we...More

Thank travelinjep
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So to be fair we don't go out to many other places for dinner when we are in Vail as we so enjoy Sweet Basil. We live in Denver and get to Vail a few times a year and always make sure we book ahead...More

Thank coloradowahine
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Appearence, just this... High price, mean food. I had a risotto, my wife had pork, we thought that the pork would be fancy but it was just a sandwich. Expensive wine list, ridiculous apple pie. Not even tried the coffe to prevent disappointment. Total lost:...More

Thank Jose D
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Best restaurant!!!!! Service excellent everything on the menu is delicious. Been going there for 10 years

Thank Elsie B
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I usually don’t write reviews but this was a horrible experience! As a travel agent I picked this restaurant based on the reviews. I ordered the ribeye filet med well for $52. Initially I thought the presentation appeared ok until I uncovered the piece of...More

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The best restaurant in Vail. We go every winter and never get bored. They change their menu and never stop to impress us. Dishes are wonderful and they also have great cocktails at the bar.

Thank Ximena G
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Another traditional place that continues to be outstanding in food, service etc. The menu is continuously updated because of the chef's creativity. The wine list is excellent.

Thank Sergio R
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Nice place and good Food. A little slow service. Reliable food and priced reasonably. Will be back if again in the area.

Thank Am M
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Had an excellent meal with great service here. Food was prepared well and was delicious. Offers one of the best brussels sprout dishes.

Thank 1Skibunny
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I have a meal at Sweet Basil every time i'm in Vail and I'm never disappointed. The food is delicious and the service is great. The only bummer is that the menu changes so I can't get what I liked the year before.

Thank Dechelle D
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28 August 2017|
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Response from JCinDenver | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't.
27 August 2017|
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Response from Gerardoverap | Reviewed this property |
summer time I would say casual....
Marion P
14 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
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Average prices
USD 25 - USD 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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine
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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