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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“truffle fries” (34 reviews)
“trout” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We made reservations two weeks in advance yet they never recorded it. When we called to reconfirm they had no record of the reservation and were not very accommodating of their mistake.

Thank asfmd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here two years ago on a previous ski trip but most recent experience was not up to par. The tortilla soup would have been tasty but it was a bit cold. Also the red ruby trout was a bit over cooked and dry. Friends...More

Thank rdytogo_always
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very welcoming and charming for a ski resort. The food cjhoices and quality are very good. But, I did miss the ribs from years gone by. The fish and meats were cooked to order. The children had a special menu and super fast service. The...More

Thank larrykay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a quinoa burger here, and have never eaten anything so good in my entire freakin' life! <3....

Thank GeorgeSwitzer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant ambiance, not too loud (good acoustic control), attentive, friendly waitstaff, ample portions, well prepared and well presented entrees, prices high (but in line with Vail pricing). This is a definite go-back-to: we will.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go here annually, usually with other couples. The atmosphere and service remain terrific. It's pretty, reasonably quiet and well laid out. This year we were a little disappointed in the food itself. The ruby red trout was quite bland. The elk was good and...More

Thank Mark V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First off - this was our last meal after a weekend in Aspen filled with the most amazing food. We stopped in Vail for lunch on our way back to the Denver airport and chose this place because of the high trip advisor ratings. The...More

Thank Cheri S
Reviewed 2 February 2018

This is a lovely, low key restaurant located on Gore Creek in Vail. We chose to eat lightly, one glass of white wine each, I had the jumbo lump crab cake and my friend had the quinoa cake. Both items were excellent, instead of dessert...More

Thank HMarieH
Reviewed 30 January 2018

My husband and I dined in for his birthday while on vacation and everything from the service, food, and drinks were nothing short of exceptional. On a scale from 1-10 we rated the Clam Chowder at a 12.

Thank Tish F
Reviewed 23 January 2018

one of the old standby's right on Gore Creek with a lovely patio in the summer. Family owned it is not pretentious. We resisted the truffle fries but everyone else in the restaurant had them on their table. The crab cake was crusted in pistachio...More

Thank davideddoc
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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