We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Russell's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4584
+1 970-476-6700
Website
Today
17:30 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

227 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 216: English reviews
Level Contributor
33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food at Russell's was amazing! The French Onion Soup was great! The filet was fantastic, and the chocolate cake was awesome! Pam, our server, and the bartender and the host all delivered impeccable customer service! Thanks for everything! We will definitely be back to dine here again when we are in town.

Helpful?
Thank Toothdoctor2
Edwards, Colorado
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful atmosphere, great waitstaff and amazing food!!! Happy we spent our Thanksgiving holiday at this incredible restaurant!!! Already have Christmas Eve dinner reservations booked!!!

Helpful?
Thank Brandy G
Nebraska
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I recently visited with a large group for a work conference. With our reservation our tables were ready and waiting with wine and excellent servers. I had the salmon and it was perfectly cooked and moist. The steak looked delicious and the mud pie dessert was a perfect end to a great meal.

Helpful?
Thank Lindsey W
York, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We visited this restaurant following a recommendation and were pleased we did. The choice on the menu and the food and service excellent.

Helpful?
Thank Susan B
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Russell's was recommended by all of our Vail friends. Very homey feel. We were seated at the window table looking out on the street. Great fun people watching without totally giving up our privacy. The steaks were cooked perfectly as ordered and seasoned very well. This was a wonderful restaurant to experience Vail dining.

Helpful?
Thank RMLipari
Madrid, Spain
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Classic Vail, great menu, fabulous specials. Appeals to the local crowd too. Just over the covered bridge, it's an iconic fixture woth the stop!

Helpful?
Thank Keating349
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A restaurant where you can talk and eat the best food in Vail. While the crab leg and steak is pricey, it will be the best you ever had. Steak prices are reasonable and served by a wait staff that cares. Don't save it for a special occasion - try it now.

Helpful?
Thank Joel N
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Great food. Service was excellent. Sit in bar area where the creek flows behind it. Nice view and very relaxing. Was there to celebrate boyfriends birthday and they made it very special.

Helpful?
Thank beachqueen925
Toledo, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The food was good, but pricey. However, what caused us to rate this restaurant poorly is the following: Apparently a service dog comes in each evening with its keeper as indicated by the Manager. Service dog not a problem! Having the service staff, waitresses and bar tender playing with the dog is the problem. After watching for an hour and... More 

Helpful?
Thank jtimken
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Level Contributor
136 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Met up with my nephew and his girlfriend while driving through the Rocky Mountains with Vail as one of our stops. This mean was very nice. We were seated immediately which probably owed to our later than normal arrival. The restaurant is well placed in the village and the ambiance was great for the evening. The service was excellent. I... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jennifer C

Travellers who viewed Russell's Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Russell's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
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
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Russell's Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?