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Up the Creek Bar & Grill

223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
+1 970-476-8141
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our first trip to Vail and our first dinner was at Up the Creek. So fabulous, get the braised spare rib, I could have licked my plate! The beet salad was wonderful, so fresh. Loved the homemade rolls too. The setting next to the Creek...More

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After visiting a few restaurants during our 3 days first time in Vail,we voted Up the Creek the best.My wife and I checked both Vail and Lionshead villages,most places were pretty good ,but here is the difference: I start with the location,specially when sitting outside...More

Thank marcio K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday night was our group's dress-up, fine dining outdoors by the creek night. The restaurant automatically had one very long table indoors waiting for us when it rained. The restaurant accommodated our diners who wanted to split an entree. The wine list is lengthy and...More

Thank 889joym
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for some appetizers and drinks. The drinks were great. The food we had was good too. Sit outside and view the creek.

Thank clarinetjpc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got a chance to go back to this restaurant by the creek that runs through Vail and really enjoyed a beautiful lunch outside on their patio. We had been to this restaurant before, for dinner, and enjoyed a great venison dish. Lunch was just as...More

Thank DennisRD
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been eating there for years whenever we happen to be in the village for lunch. Great patio, consistently good food and service. They try and accommodate dogs if they can on the patio (have to have an outside table next to the lawn). We...More

Thank C N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked into UTC for lunch one afternoon and were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food, the friendliness of our server and the great view afforded at an outside table. When on vacation, we rarely return to the same restaurant during a...More

Thank mbernst106
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely place right on Gore Creek, with many families playing outside while waiting for tables at the many excellent dining choices nearby. There was not a standard 'host' station, but when you wander in one of the servers will get you seated...More

Thank AggieJoe79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Up the Creek is very family friendly with not only it's food but an area for kids to run free while parents can keep a close eye. The food is very well presented and all members of my family left happy.

Thank Love A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food with a view and a view of kids playing in the creek. Fun on a warm afternoon with great food.

Thank Bonnie S
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Questions & Answers
3 June 2016|
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Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Yes and Yes. We will serve a traditional dinner for both adults and children in celebration of Thanksgiving. You may make a reservation by giving us a call or by booking through our website. Thank you for your question... More
28 August 2015|
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Response from 48mimi2014 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, but we didn't request any information on corkage fee. We enjoyed a glass of white wine from the restaurants wine list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-8141
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