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Bully Ranch Restaurant

) #5 of 94 Restaurants in Vail $$ - $$$ American, , Soups
20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
+1 970-479-5460
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tots” (38 reviews)
“truffles” (40 reviews)
“burger” (147 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Soups, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
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1 - 10 of 467 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love the chicken pot pie: 8-inches across; flaky melt-in-your mouth crust. Option to eat inside or out.

Thank kansasrod
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate outside on the patio and it rained hard halfway through our lunch and we huddled in under the large umbrella, drank our wine and celebrated being in wonderful Colorado. The staff tried to move us in a couple of times, but we loved...More

Thank steve w
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Bully Ranch on the recommendation of a friend. We sat on their delightful patio and ordered two great cocktails, the cilantro jalapeño margarita and the watermelon mojito...both of which were really good. Bavarian pretzel was huge, but delicious, with great selection of...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll start out by saying that the food was really good, everything else, not so good. They got our order wrong 4 times and then couldn't remember what we ordered! The excuse was that the owner's son/daughter had gotten married the night before and they...More

Thank noencasa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn't sure I wanted a $18 burger for lunch. Wish I went earlier in the week. Would have ate there more than once. My wife had burger with bacon, blue cheese and crispy onions. I had fish and chips. All were delicious. Service was perfect....More

Thank Dan204
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I crave the Bully burgers. Always superb. The toppings are fantastic with excellent sides. The staff is always incredible at the Sonnenalp.

Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place because its informal, family friendly and has a great menu. Burgers, salads, steak - something for everyone. Its a bit noisy but great for groups. People enjoy the atmosphere and the food!

Thank MAL58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the best pretzel of my life here! And the tater tots with truffle oil are to die for. Definitely order these two to share, because the portions are large! The other food choices we had (Asian salad, tomato cheddar soup and sizzling fajita's)...More

Thank Brunset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service- no waiting-exactly what I was looking for-I had the wedge salad and my business associate had a burger-

Thank stevemsego
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant surprise in finding very good lunch/brunch fare in outdoor setting. Service was exceptional. Could have experienced less "music" noise, but overall a pleasant experience. A bit pricey.

Thank Gabelex
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Questions & Answers
Christine Y
12 November 2015|
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
10 October 2015|
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
  • Value
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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