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Sweet Basil

193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
+1 970-476-0125
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was good and the service was great. There was so much hype around this restaurant that I think that is why we were disappointed. We could not get reservations until our last night in town and then could only get a 5:00. The...More

Thank Steph W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sweet Basil is a favorite, are at bar which was wonderful, great service, friendly neighbors Delicious food, make a reservation!!

Thank susan f
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are locals and usually enjoy Sweet Basil. But tonight was the worst service I’ve had in Vail in a long time! We sat at the bar and the bartenders were disinterested in any type of quality service to say the least. With the lack...More

Thank Kayce N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited for lunch and dinner; equally as satisfying. Great menu, service and wine selection. Colorado burger, king crab spring rolls and crispy shrimp and calamari were delicious.

Thank sergio r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service and meal were excellent. The ambiance was lovely as right out of the front window there were beautiful twinkle lights. Everyone completely satisfied with their meal selections. I had grouper, and it was beautifully prepared with a mild sauce and slivered almonds.

Thank lavelle2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We consistently come back to this charming restaurant every time we are in Vail. The food is always good, service is top notch and we find the staff very courteous. Not terribly expensive either, but little on the designer/nouvelle side in terms of food, so...More

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the seating to lighting to service; oh yeah and the food - exceptional. Three of us ordered almost all the sides - best brussel sprouts ever. The steak was over the top. Wish i could knock something - truly wonderful dinner.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For dinner, this was our favorite when we stayed in Vail. Quality and service was excellent. Only negative is the menu is a bit limited and you definitely want to make reservations cause they are quite busy.

Thank robertnam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hostess was extremely rude. Other than that the place is very good. I had the steak tartare and a Caesar salad. Bother we’re exceptional.

Thank bcnyyan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in here with high expectations due to the fact that it was recommended by many and every time I have walked by it has been full. They have been in business for 40 years in the same spot so apparently they are doing something...More

Thank JSuth2000
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28 August 2017|
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Response from JCinDenver | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't.
27 August 2017|
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Response from Gerardoverap | Reviewed this property |
summer time I would say casual....
Marion P
14 January 2016|
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Response from Duckbob11 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. My wife always eats GF. But not me ! Have a blast ! Bob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549
    (Wall Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-0125
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Voted #1 in Colorado by Zagat Survey, Sweet Basil has been a must for travelers and locals alike since 1977. The cuisine is creative contemporary American utilizing many cultural influences from around the world. Located in the heart of Vail Village, the restaurant blends fine dining with a captivating trendy energy.
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