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Ludwig's Restaurant

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20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010 (W. Meadow Drive)
+1 970-479-5429
Wed - Sun 05:30 - 22:00
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San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tasting Menu with wine was exceptional. Great service and attention to detail. The servers always remember your name.

Thank David G
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly and helpful waitstaff. Food was incredibly fresh and delicious. The array of options was endless and everything was so flavourful. Best breakfast in the village by far. Worth the 30$/person for the buffet. Excellent work!

Thank Cody G
Vail, CO
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Went to Ludwig's on Dec 31, 2016 expecting an exquisite dinner for $215/person without drinks. We were very disappointed. Ambiance was very elegant but the first question mark came when they decline to accommodate a low-salt request: all food, including fish and lamb chops was pre-cooked! The foie gras mouse was so salty and running off the crackers that I... More 

Thank Liana C
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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293 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Ludwig is actually the breakfast restaurant at Sonnenalp hotel. You can sit in the more formal dining room or the more saual winter garden. Breakfast starts with Champagne and Espresso followed by eggs to your liking, all kinds of bread and at least 30 other items from fish to sausage, from fruit to peanut butter not forgetting , blintzes, waffles,... More 

Thank Thomas K
San Antonio, Texas
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317 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

One of the tourist books we were looking at had an article on this restaurant with the Sonnennalp Hotel. we decided to try it and were not disappointed. A very elegant and enjoyable place. The server was top-notch, the food was very good and my made to order omelet was delicious. we are thinking about staying at the hotel on... More 

Thank TexasTravler45
Andover, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

With a family of 8 adults and 1 having a gluten free diet this restaurant was a must try for us. While my expectations were low going in food was good how ever my main dish which was tortelloni. The sauce was way to salty as if someone in the kitchen did not pay attention as they were seasoning the... More 

Thank Linda L
Edwards, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant offers an entirely gluten free menu. It is simply delicious, the attention to detail, the plating, the staff all are fantastic. The very best though is the cotton candy tree they serve you at the end of your meal. It is something you just have to see.

Thank Jill F
Potomac, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This was a real find for our family with two celiac members. They could eat anything on the menu since the entire kitchen is gluten free. Very upscale menu but prices are not over the top. Service was perfect, dining room is spacious and the 1 and 4 year olds loved the sea bass as did the adults. Oyster dish... More 

Thank grandmawawa
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

WHAT SCRUMPTIOUS FARE! Oh my we could never pass up breakfast at Ludwig's, it really has the most wonderful variety of foods that appeal to the light and the larger appetites with dishes and varieties to please all. We linger over our breakfast longer than anywhere else and love the leisurely enjoyment of wonderful tastes and service.

Thank Heidi B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Visited for brunch. Wide variety of hot and cold choices to satisfy any palate. Fruit selection was very good. Nice offering of breads. Many gluten free options. We sat in the solarium on a partly cloudy day, and it offered great views of the fall foliage. Attentive wait staff with perfect manners. You won't be disappointed.

Thank richardj100

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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$31 - US$50
European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657-5010
    (W. Meadow Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Complimentary Vail bus route, Village Inn bus stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: +1 970-479-5429
Ludwig's is pleased to offer European cuisine, featuring a menu of entirely gluten-free dishes artfully crafted by our Executive Chef Florian Schwarz. Every item on the menu, including fresh made pastas, bread and desserts, is gluten free. Fresh ingredients, light and healthy, carefully prepared - this is what you can expect with every visit. Ludwig's boasts an award-winning selection of wine, refined European service and attention to detail. Treat yourself to a Vail tradition.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?