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174 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4511
+1 970-754-7872
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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174 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4511
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

On our first visit to Vail we have found many gems. Cucina Restaurant is that gem (for breakfast). Cucina is amazing. Our server, Timothy, was very friendly and accommodating. He paid attention to details and made sure all was just the way we liked our...More

1  Thank mikefrommaine2017
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Incredible service, world class taste, creative food presentation, large portions and most importantly... reasonable prices (for Vail, that is). I highly recommend this place.

Thank tnemo
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Alone walking around vail village, really wanting a nice patio breakfast. This placed looked perfect. After walking past no fewer than 4 empty patio tables, and asking the hostess for one of them, she evidently didn't feel like my bill would be large enough. Said...More

3  Thank smokydog2035
Management response:Responded 26 July 2017

Hello Smokydog 20135, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Cucina and providing us with this feedback. This is not the type of service that we pride ourselves on providing and we would like the opportunity to show you that...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

My husband and I stumbled upon Cucina while walking around Vail Village. It can be confusing because at first it looks like a part of Elway's. The New Yorker Benedict was amazing and you could tell they make their juices fresh. Compared to other brunch...More

Thank Morgan M
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I had breakfast at Cucina with friends and wish I knew about the restaurant sooner! The service was top notch, all of the staff was attentive and friendly. The food was incredible and we also tried their fresh juices which were great. The patio was...More

Thank Molly P
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Maybe we were just starving and it really hit the spot, but we positively adored the chips and salsa here. They were so good that we wanted to take the leftover salsa back to our hotel and the waitress gave my daughter a big bag...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 6 March 2017

A good breakfast is a part of my checklist for a day of skiing and the breakfast buffet has everything you would expect serve in a very attractive setting.

Thank Frederick W
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Excellent Buffet - Anything you can think of. I ordered an egg white omelet every morning. Fresh fruit, lovely cappuchinos and excellent service. Pricey. Maybe 40 for breakfast.

Thank Daisyss
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The food was good, but $36 for breakfast? Highly recommend seeking other options, which we did for all but two days. The restaurant opened late each time we visited (7:05 and the door is still closed w/ a line forming), and the host staff felt...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Where do we begin. We were the only patrons in what is a large dining room - felt like we were the only ones who had not been told how bad it was. Meals took quite a long time to come out even thought not...More

Thank MOB68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
7:00 AM - 10:30 AM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 E Gore Creek Dr, Vail, CO 81657-4511
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-754-7872
Known for its incredible daily breakfast with a familial atmosphere and outdoor patio, Cucina at The Lodge at Vail remains a perennial favorite in Vail. Located in the heart of Vail Village, just steps from Gondola One, Cucina is the perfect place for family and friends to gather. You won't believe the size of the breakfast buffet-reported to be the biggest in Vail! Call us to learn more about our breakfast and brunch offerings.
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