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Bully Ranch Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
+1 970-479-5460
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bloomington, Illinois
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went on a recomendation from concerge at our resort and it was the beat one he gave us all week. Food and service were excellent and the prices were pretty good as well. Kids enjoyed it as well as the adults. Great burgers and plenty of other stuff to try as well.

Thank pwilliam5093
Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a good apres ski restaurant to grab a burger and have a local brew. The Happy Hour gives you a good choice of beers for a reduced price. The ambiance is good for families. We took our ski instructor for lunch and he told us that locals like this restaurant.

Thank Ricardoarroyo
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always great food and great service. A bit pricy, but solid food. A good choice for a relaxing, unpretentious food and atmosphere. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Great chicken noodle soup.

Thank Christopher N
Vail, Colorado
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bully Ranch is a great hidden gem for the post skiing happy hour in Vail. Quality food at better prices than the restaurant/bars on Bridge Street in the village. A bit of a walk but worth your effort.

Thank kred23
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the chili! Not to spicy, not too tame. Casual restaurant, friendly server. Great place for a quick bite to eat at lunch.

Thank Bev B
Las Vegas, Nevada
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our party all tried different burgers. Bison, Elk and regular beef. All choices ,no matter how lean the meat , were juicy and very tasty !! Truffle tots were a great addition!!! Get the Giant pretzel with beer cheese dip after ski with local distilled beers as well!! Can't go wrong here.

Thank Mnmygys
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109 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This wonderful, casual restaurant located in the Sonnenalp Hotel in the heart of Vail Village should be on everyone's list. The food and drinks are very good and the service is excellent. There is a wonderful vibe here. We ate here twice and can heartily recommend the burgers and fajitas. Portion sizes are large and easy to share.

Thank HMarieH
Boulder, Colorado
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bully Ranch advertises heavily in the slick tourist magazines, which would normally be a turn off for me, but my adult kids took the bait, so off we went. The wait-staff is very accommodating, friendly, and efficient. Prices are high, even by Vail standards. Food is OK, nothing spectacular. One big plus is validated valet parking, which is a big... More 

Thank mike r
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great restaurant in the Sonnenalp hotel. Good value for money, enormous portions in a varied menu with the usual American mix of food backgrounds. American burgers, Mexican offerings and English fish and chips. Great noisy vibe, cozy atmosphere, children welcome.

Thank Baildam
Port Appin, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate lunch here twice during our trip to Vail when the weather put us off skiing. Great place. Cosy atmosphere, good menu and friendly but efficient staff. Fab Fajitas!! Be warned......portion sizes are enormous. One main between two is more than enough. Highly recommended.

Thank devonhall

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Soups, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, 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

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