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Russell's Restaurant

228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4584
+1 970-476-6700
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (92 reviews)
“crab legs” (16 reviews)
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
228 Bridge St, Ste 200, Vail, CO 81657-4584
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great steaks in friendly somewhat casual atmosphere. Prompt and attentive service. Sat us on time. Wonderful deserts. Reasonably priced

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had dinner at Russell’s restaurant in Vail every year. The quality has not changed at all. The steaks and scalloped potatoes are superb, and the service is good. I highly suggest reservations if you were going out a popular time.

Thank NYCroadtrippers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice enough food but you cannot hear yourself think because it’s so noisy from other diners. Overall I think the place is over-rated.

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My non-foodie husband insists that we dine at Russell's every year. I don't care for steakhouses and I don't like to go to many repeat restaurants. But I concede on this point every year without complaint. You will always get the same dependable steakhouse menu,...More

1  Thank mimiseattlelite
Reviewed 5 February 2018

It is a tradition of ours to dine at Russel's every year when we ski at Vail. The food is excellent and the quality of meat is unwavering year after year! We always dine in the "bar/creek side", where the atmosphere is fabulous. We highly...More

1  Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Per the hostess the menu hasn’t changed in 30 years...... I understand why - it’s classic staples and cooked to perfection. Fantastic service and great atmosphere!

1  Thank cecelola1
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The crab and steak are a dynamic duo. A seat by the window is great people watching or river watching while enjoying a fantastic meal. Wonderful wine list and great service.

1  Thank Kim H
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Party of 8 dined during Christmas week, including 1 vegetarian and 1 pescatarian. Hard to believe there wad not a single vegetarian option on the menu, but even more difficult to accept the chef/restaurant wouldn’t make something. How hard is it make some basic vegetarian...More

1  Thank RickRem1
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We went to Russels and had a great dinner! We made reservations because it usually is full. The filet is a most to order and was so good... also tried the baby back ribs and were excellent. The onion soup very good!

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We have gone to Russell’s with our family for two successive years on Xmas trips to Vail. Reliable food, speedy and pleasant service and very nice ambience. Not inexpensive but if you are in Vail this is a good place to go. Will say meat...More

Thank Thebigduck09
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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