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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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Edwards, Colorado
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014

My husband and I live in the Valley and Russell's is usually one of our favorite restaurants. This night changed our minds. The food was as good as always but the service........ One of the things we always liked about Russell's was that the service staff has been with them a long time and are (were) very good. Not this... More 

2 Thank Bobbi B
Avon, Colorado
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014

A friend invited me to meet her for dinner after a very long hike and when she said meet her at Russell's I knew I was going to get the French onion soup, along with the soup we shared the Escargot and it is the best I've ever had, Susanne the manager is a total sweetheart and Dave the Bartender... More 

Thank HaxtonJ
Toronto, Canada
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118 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2014

I had the Alaskan Crab legs at Russell's. They were literally the length of my elbow to my fingers and about as thick as my wrist. They were humongous and I never thought I could possibly be that full from just two crab legs!!! They were amazing and fresh to boot. The service was friendly and welcoming. The ambience makes... More 

Thank Vayne
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

we were recommended this restaurant by the valet guy at the Marriott thank you Rory, the service was very good, the food was fantastic i have never seen lamb chops that big and they were so tasty and the piece of cheesecake i had to share it was so big

Thank princess36harrogate
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117 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on our last night in Vail. He had the French onion soup and we both had the Steak Diane, the house specialty. His steak was cooked great but mine was very under cooked. Our waitress was great - very personable and fun. The atmosphere was really great on the creek. We went early so... More 

Thank Joanna W
Castle Pines, Colorado
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197 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

We went with friends after a concert. We were seated promptly, nice table. Server was friendly and obviously trying hard but failed in 2 respects -- mixed up the steak orders and never offered dessert. The thing that detracted most for us was charging for refilling soft drinks. The steaks and caesar salad were good, the onion soup great. Overpriced... More 

Thank Walt and Gwynne W
Connecticut, United States
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Very nice steakhouse right in the village, next to the creek. A very attentive staff and a nice view of the river and surrounding shops. They open up the large sliding windows in the main dinning area in summer for a beautiful evening outdoor atmosphere. Food was great, had the steak and wife had swordfish, both skillfully prepared and tasteful.... More 

Thank Jon B
New York City, New York
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Great steaks and sides. The service is very good. Our waiter was very attentive to all of his tables, which included one very fussy, loud party with a young child. The restaurant is very crowded, attesting to its popularity, but the noise level is very high. It's best for large groups that may want to drink a lot and won't... More 

Thank EH821
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014

We went to Russell's for dinner and had the best steaks. I was skeptical at first as all the steaks one the menu were listed with some kind of sauce, like Peppercorn or Bearnaise. Being from Texas I was taught if a steak has to have sauce on it, then the steak was not good quality but this restaurant taught... More 

1 Thank Marniyl7
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2014

I visit Vail every year and always eat at Russell's. The food is excellent and the service attentive without being intrusive. What I particularly like is the ambience. There is a pleasant friendly atmosphere with a gentle buzz. What is thankfully missing are the over the top loud mouthed diners that shout at each other and spoil the occasion for... More 

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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
USD 25 - USD 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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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