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Up the Creek Bar & Grill

223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
+1 970-476-8141
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed lunch on the patio next to the creek during the GoPro Games. It was the perfect place to watch the events on Gore Creek. I enjoyed a strong drink and some delicious food. Service was good.

Thank SubarcticHomebody
Reviewed yesterday

Not as expensive as some of the other places in Vail but every bit as good, if not better. Fresh food using many Colorado local growers, (it is a local favorite). It was our favorite due to the menu choices, (especially lunch), sitting outdoors by...More

Thank karykemble
Reviewed 4 days ago

We always love a patio table on the creek! And the food is always good! Beautiful location, service and food!,

Thank ImperialJaneM4
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate here with a large family group of 11 people, including 5 small children. The staff was personable and the food was great. They allowed us to split some meals for two people. I had the short rib and it was wonderful. I had...More

Thank NebraskaFan71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant right on Gore Creek with outside seating available. We had lunch one day and enjoyed beer and sandwiches and enjoyed it so we came back for dinner. We all enjoyed dinner and my salmon was outstanding. A nice portion sitting atop a wonderful...More

Thank sbselig
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant on the creek was recommended to us by one of the shop owners in Vail Village. We were visiting with our small dog and wanted a place for lunch with a patio where our dog was welcome. My husband and I both ordered...More

Thank JohnTerry13
Reviewed 1 week ago

We put our name in for an outdoor table just 10' from the flowing river (cool). The host gave us a 30 minute wait estimate. That was OK. He forgot to be friendly, but that didn't affect our experience. We were actually seated in about...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The meal started with the most delicious crusty rolls I've ever tasted! Even the butter served with the rolls was particularly good. We ordered hors d'oeuvres of calamari (with asparagus, roasted fennel, chorizo) and clam chowder as well as the Baby Beet and Arugula Salads,...More

Thank Goldspun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh ingredients, prepared with care. We had vegans and carnivores in our group; folks that wanted fried food only and folks that wanted simply prepared, minimally dressed veggies. Everyone in our party of 9 was happy. The salads were not overdressed. The service was caring...More

Thank alohadawn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I visited here yesterday for the first time. We loved the patio seating along the creek, a stunning view for our group who rarely visits mountain locales. The braised short ribs were delicious, and the service was fantastic. We look forward to...More

Thank KHansard
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Questions & Answers
3 June 2016|
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Response from Patrick S | Property representative |
Yes and Yes. We will serve a traditional dinner for both adults and children in celebration of Thanksgiving. You may make a reservation by giving us a call or by booking through our website. Thank you for your question... More
28 August 2015|
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Response from 48mimi2014 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, but we didn't request any information on corkage fee. We enjoyed a glass of white wine from the restaurants wine list.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 E Gore Creek Dr Ste 103, Vail, CO 81657-3602
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-476-8141
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