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Big Bear Bistro

297 Hanson Ranch Rd, Top of Bridge Street, Vail, CO 81657-4524
+1 970-445-1007
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (35 reviews)
“sandwiches” (46 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
297 Hanson Ranch Rd, Top of Bridge Street, Vail, CO 81657-4524
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pleasant place with good food. I had a ham and cheddar burrito and my husband had an omelet. We were both happy with our choices. We ordered at the counter and they brought the food to us at our table. It is...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

My husband had a goat cheese omelette which he loved and I had a croissant with sausage and cheese which was okay. Their coffee and lattes were also good.

Thank saratyler23
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We went to many places to get coffee while in Vail and this was our favorite. The inside is adorable and they offer many other items besides coffee. The staff was super friendly as well!

Thank Jencjung
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

A shop worker recommended Big Bear Bistro. The Roasted Pepper soup was great and the sandwiches outstanding. Service was friendly and quick.

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious little spot for a quick breakfast. Very small shop with limited seating so go early. Several options for breakfast and lunch.

Thank Savannah D
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Order at the counter and 5-6 minute wait for food. Not as expensive as many of the sit down restaurants that serve breakfast.

Thank bbmeekhof
Reviewed 15 September 2017

sandwiches apparently good but stay away from the omelettes tasteless and one slice of toast no jam coffee ok

Thank Ken F
Reviewed 15 September 2017

To give a five star excellent rating to a sandwich shop may seem a little unusual but each restaurant should be judged on what it is they have set their mission to be. A sushi restaurant has to have great sushi and an Italian restaurant...More

1  Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Right down the street from our hotel, this cozy little place had excellent selections for breakfast at a reasonable price.

Thank sallygal4081
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

When looking for lunch the Big Bear is the best in Vail. Made from scratch with the best ingredients the large selection is tops. Always friendly and crowded but it moves quick. Never fails.

Thank hockeyeh
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 297 Hanson Ranch Rd, Top of Bridge Street, Vail, CO 81657-4524
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-445-1007
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Conveniently located at the top of Bridge Street, and featuring the BEST Gourmet Sandwiches in the Vail Valley, we offer Boar's Head meats, fresh veggies and organic bread baked fresh daily! We also offer Rudi's organic gluten-free bread, natural whole-wheat, or a variety of tortilla wraps. We also offer great quick breakfasts, as well as beer, wine, crepes and numerous apres selections.
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