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Sweet Basil

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193 E Gore Creek Dr, Ste 201, Vail, CO 81657-4549 (Wall Street)
+1 970-476-0125
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant BUT the food is overrated. The service, let's just say aloof. They seemed to make us feel like we didn't belong there. Will not return.

Thank Angela P
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We finally were able to dine at this restaurant, with reservations always being at a premium. The Brussels Sprouts, olives and bruschetta were great starters as we enjoyed our cocktails with home made sour dough. Entrees were stone bass, salmon, chicken and the onion and fig pasta. While this is a top Culinary restaurant because of the fusion of spices... More 

Thank Raphael L
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393 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've eaten here twice the last 10 days. Both times were good, but not completely perfect enough for 5 stars. First time the food was a little cool, but not cool enough to send back. It was nice though. Had the wagyu (very good) and the agnolotti. Service was excellent - well done Tasha. Second time the food was excellent.... More 

Thank thefrequenttraveller
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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151 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We come here on almost all our visits to Vail. It is consistently good food with great staff. There specials are always something great to try.

Thank J W
Boston, Massachusetts
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wandered in off the street on the early side of the evening. All the tables were booked for the night but we had only a short wait before being shown to very nice seats at the bar. It was a great way to enjoy this hot spot on short notice.

Thank Seadog14926
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to Sweet Basil Christmas week for the last dozen + years. I never have been disappointed. The servers are wonderful and the food is the best in town.

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing restaurant! Had dinner with my wife and we both enjoyed very much every dish. Good service and great chef with innovative menu.

Thank Gustavo Z
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here so many times & each time has been amazing. Great food and wonderful service. We highly recommend it!

Thank popsmcgops
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This small restaurant in the center of town serves light snacks and salad for lunch and solid dishes for dinner. Very friendly and professional service, excellent food and decent wine list. A very pleasant guestroom with big windows, a bar and some cozy booth make this a winner. Went two times in 4 days....

Thank Thomas K
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night we went for dinner, the place is beautiful and the ambiance is good. The food presentation it's amazing but the taste is not that great. I order the chicken and it was nothing special. I recommend to go for lunch instead.

Thank Regina E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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
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 "bistro-like" energy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?