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Nov 14, 2012 09:33 AM

Thanksgiving in Vail

Decided to spend Thanksgiving away from family, in a place I know nothing about, but always wanted to vist. Can anyone recommend family-friendly faire in Vail?

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  1. If 'family' includes little people, I would suggest Left Bank on Gore Creek. Beautiful and generally sunny for an afternoon meal. If it's all adults, my go-to is Sweet Basil after dark.

    1. My fave is Grouse Mountain Grill in Beaver door to Vail and the food is fantastic.

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        1. re: Veggo

          Poor margaeignacio doesn't realize he has the 916 crew giving him advice on Vail..
          ; )

          1. re: Beach Chick

            You are funny! Another option is Cordillera, which is elegant.

            1. re: Veggo

              LOL..curse of us Virgos..
              I miss the old Cyrano's..
              I would so love to be shredding the mountain right this second.

              1. re: Veggo

                Would you recommend Cordillera over FS?
                Four Seasons has the Flame..Mirador at the Lodge.
                Looks like fab food at both places..thoughts?

                1. re: Beach Chick

                  I think a factor for the OP is the drive home after dinner. The few times I enjoyed Cordillera I was staying at a home there, but shlepping back to Vail from there with a tummy full of wine may not be a good idea. Another friend lives on Gore Creek in Vail Village, and from there it's an easy stumble home from several good restaurants.

        2. Thank you to all! I'm sure that armed with these suggestions our trip will be one to savor. Again, thanks.

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