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Bully Ranch Restaurant

20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
+1 970-479-5460
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tots” (36 reviews)
“burger” (142 reviews)
“truffles” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar, Soups, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So, after a long day on the mountain in the cold rain helping to build some new trails...I was walking past the Bully Ranch...shivering and cold. Lucky for me and the first timers that were with me...even in the off season they welcomed us. It...More

Thank Div M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here many times, the food is always consistent, tasty and waitstaff very helpful. You can get everything from a hamburger and fries, salads to full entrees. Casual atmosphere and couples, friends, and families are always welcome. Good portion sizes and nice cowboy...More

Thank SunshineGirlDB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here twice while attending a conference in late April. Both nights the service and food were excellent. Prices were also very good for being Vail. Tuesday night was Fiesta night so these Mexican dishes had a certain percentage off. The chicken nachos were HUGE...More

Thank JJJG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can try other hot spots in town, but, you'll always come back to the Bully ranch. Get the tater tots with you meal and slaw.

Thank Joel N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the Bully Ranch. Great food choices and it looked like everyone should be able to find something to enjoy. Service was excellent and very friendly. For Vail, it has some of the more reasonably priced food, but doesn't skimp in any way...More

Thank KSL1224
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the best Artichoke dip , very good service and wine if you dicede to come down early from skiing it is a very good option

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We frequented three times over course of week. First dined at bar to avoid wait for table, and service was fantastic -- Talented bartenders with spot-on menu recommendations. The restaurant is lively, upscale but without pretension.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived with a party of 6, including a one year old and three year old, and the staff was pretty accommodating. The one year old was starting to have a melt down, and crackers arrived promptly, which was much appreciated. Adults all had burgers...More

Thank PaisleyCo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Given the reputation of the Sonnenhof and previous reviews, we looked forward to some good food - but were disappointed. Of the four dishes, two were ok but the other two were poor. We'd asked for one rare and one medium steak - both turned...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service and the hamburgers are excellent. Fish and chips are good, could have a bit more flavor for those of us who don't put malt vinegar on them.

Thank Bb K
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Christine Y
What is a truffle tot?
12 November 2015|
Response from SonnenalpVail | Property representative |
Hello! Truffle Tots are tater tots tossed in truffle oil, red chili flakes, fresh herbs and parmesan cheese. They are served as an appetizer at Bully Ranch. Thanks! Kelly
Do you have a private room for a rehearsal dinner 40-50 people? Date would be Feb 25, 2016.
9 October 2015|
Response from SonnenalpVail | Property representative |
Hi! We have a few different options for a private party of that size and would love to have you! Please contact Sarah our catering sales department at 970-479-5420 for more details.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-5460
  • E-mail