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Game Creek Club

278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
+1 970-479-4280
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“chef's menu” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
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LOCATION
278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

I went to Game Creek Club with my family and my brother in law and his family. The four kids were blown away by the lift up and the snow cat ride to the restaurant (who am I kidding we all were). They provide blankets...More

Thank BarryMama
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

So the night begins with a ride on the Eagle Bahn Gondola to the top then a snowcat ride to Game Creek Club. What an amazing venue the views are simply spectacular. I've been to a lot of places that would use the location to...More

1  Thank Tonya and Gregg P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What an adventure! First, you take the gondola up then board a snow cat that holds about 15 people. We were told to dress warmly (it was very cold out), but did not actually need ski pants, just a warm coat, hat and gloves. The...More

Thank mandjfoy
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I have eatten at Game Creek 3 times with the last time being 2-3 years ago. It has always been very good but this time it was outstanding. The view and location is still wonderful. That has not changed. The food and service was over...More

Thank Skimat
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Diner at the Game Creek Club is not just about food but also about the complete experience. You ride the gondola and hop on a snowcat to be transported to the restaurant. Everything is organized flawlessly. The club is an impressive building with amazing views...More

Thank Fred v
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I was on the fence to book this place afraid it was a tourist trap but it proved me wrong. The experience begins with a Gondola ride up the mountain and then a Snowcat ride. Both were awesome! The service provided was exceptional and the...More

Thank jen c
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This was a highlight of our trip! From the gondola ride to the snowcat ride to the dinner it was all fantastic and a fun adventure. The food was wonderful and we had a guest with food allergies. The chef was able to delight her...More

Thank Kathleencook
Reviewed 14 February 2017

High expectations for this culinary experience unfortunately the food was less than exciting. Had halibut which was dry and the fois gras appetizer was a very small portion and disappointing. The sommelier however had very nice recommendations and the waiters were attentive and friendly. For...More

Thank jeanpaul70
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Wonderful dinner venue. Riding up in the gondola at night followed by a ten minute snow cat ride was just the start. The club is cosy and atmospheric. The three course menu was fantastic. I was worried about managing three courses given portion sizes in...More

Thank devonhall
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This dinner experience is one you need to do at least once. The night starts with a gondola ride up the mountain with amazing views of Vail then you jump into a SnowCat for the rest of the way up the mountain. The food is...More

Thank Soroya E
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Thomas K
Exactly which Gondola do you take up to the top? Is it the Eaglebahn gondola? I'm staying at the Antlers which is right near there but I'm not sure where exactly because it just says go through lion's head. Thanks!
7 February 2017|
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Response from Carolyn C | Reviewed this property |
yes the Eaglebahn
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Nettie083
We have dinner reservations there this Thursday. What kind of temperatures she we plan on - I don't want to overdress for cooler weather and then be too hot dining.
10 August 2016|
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Response from IngraS | Reviewed this property |
Dress in layers is all I can say. If you need to wear a coat they have a coat check.
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shaunnathomas
Can you hike to the restaurant? How long would it take from the base of the mountain?
30 June 2015|
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Response from williamhart | Reviewed this property |
You can hike in summer or go by 4 wheel drive shuttle. It is quite a long distance at the back of the mountain, and if reasonably fit, should take 2.5 to 3 hours. Hiking would not be advised in winter and guests to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81658-7000
    (E Lionshead Circle)
  • Public Transportation: Take Free Vail in-town bus to Lionshead bus stop. Walk through Lionshead to the gondola. Plan to check in at the gondola 30 minutes before your reservation time.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-4280
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Description
Reopening June 20th for Summer dining! Game Creek Restaurant is located at 10,300 feet, at the top of Vail Mountain. Enjoy a gondola ride and cozy snow cat ride or shuttle in the summer to an elegant European chalet, where the ambiance is charming and the memories are long-lasting. Renowned for the fabulous view, Game Creek Restaurant features modern American style cooking with regional and seasonal ingredients. The menu is comprised of contemporary dishes and Game Creek favorites. Game Creek Restaurant offers an award-winning and extensive wine list, and personalized service. More than simply a restaurant high above Vail, Game Creek Restaurant has emerged as a true culinary destination. Adults choose from a 3, 4, or 5 course prix fixe menu, and a special 3-course children's menu is also offered. Open for Dinner December through April, and for Dinner and Sunday Brunch June 20th through Labor Day.
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