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Juniper Restaurant

Juniper Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://juniperrestaurant.com
  • Phone: (970) 926-7001
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Scott Ofsanko
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Juniper Restaurant
Experience Juniper's New World Seasonal Cuisine on the Eagle River, just minutes from Beaver Creek and Vail
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Diner Reviews
  • "We went for my boyfriend's birthday and everything was perfect. We had the calamari which has a curry tinged sauce and golden raisins and shared a salad with crispy bacon blue cheese. Both were delightful. For entrees, we stuck with his "go-to"--Steak..The filet mignon dish was different than last time we dined at Juniper though; now it also included a portion of short rib. The steak didn't seem much smaller though, so he enjoyed the variety. I had the veal scallopine which has also been on the menu for a long time and never disappoints. We had a wonderful table outside overlooking the river and the weather was perfectly warm as well. The crowd was mellow and quiet."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "I was seated at one of their tall tables near the bar. I don't like those types of tables. the best seating is on the patio section with the river view. The rest of the restaurant is dark and unimaginative. The food is excellent!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Juniper has always been one of my favourites. I would rate it a 4 star but now with a new chef and additions to the menu, I have rated it a 5 star restaurant. The food is now top of the line and the wine list has some of the best wines in the vail valley. I don't think there is anything on the menu that I would not try. To top it off, Doug, the owner and maître d is the best and will make every one feel very muck at home. I was with my wife and friends who are long timers in the valley and we all agree that Junipers is now in our top 3 favourite restaurant in the valley."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We are never disappointed in the great Edwards restaurant! Food is simply the best in the down valley locations. Would recommend to all...it is pricey."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Juniper never fails to deliver and is always worth the short drive from Vail. Everything delivered to the table is always spot on. The variety found on the menu is more than sufficent for even the most limited palate. The wine list is reasonable and fair with a decent sweet spot for those who appreciate wine."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Beautiful restaurant with gorgeous view. Food was superb!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "the tuna was divine, but the rest on the plate was unappetizing"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Food great but wine is very expensive and overpriced. Cheapest bottle of red is Casa Lapostolle Alpalta 2011 @ $60. Can buy it over the internet for $15. 4 x the price is way too much and it's tannic, acidic and needs 5 or so years. Not the kind of wine that a restaurant should be offering as it will likely be drunk within 6 mos."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "I love going to Juniper because it is always so consistent. The food is delicious and I really like the ambience. Also, the waiters and waitresses are always upbeat and helpful."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "We eat out a considerable amout so we have had the opportunity to have some amazing dining experiences. Juniper was very nice good flavor and friendly staff."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "I have yet to be unhappy at this restaurant. Staff is friendly, food excellent & prices very reasonable. Owner really cares about his customers!!!!"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Second visit and it was spot on. Justin was a great waiter we enjoyed the appetizers and the entrees. Only miss was the desserts. We love this Resturant!"
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Juniper is always wonderful. The food is always outstanding. It is the best restaurant in Eagle County and is better than any of the fine dining I just went to in LA. We can always count on everything to be great there."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "Juniper provided us with our requested corner table and the evening dinner with four friends was delightful and really delicious. I ordered one of the evening’s specials – a “Wild Boar Shank”, which was presented/served very artistically and was as great a meal as I ever had."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "The wine list was GREAT! I ordered my filet medium. It came to me medium rare (at best). I returned it and it came back cooked properly and was amazing. The potatoes on the side were lukewarm and not fork tender and the spinach was very stringy. The desserts were wonderful. And my child ate every bite of his fish and chips (amazing since he never eats). Overall, a great experience."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "They have a very high-end and expensive wine list. Food is very good but expensive - for the price I expect perfection. Difficult to eat there for less than $100/person with tax and tip."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "One of the best places in the Vail Valley. Excellent food & service. One of our favorites!"
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "This is one of the best restuarants in the Vail Valley -you can't go wrong"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "We had not gone here for about a year. We just got busy and did not go. We went and were reminded why this is such a wonderful restaurant. We will go again soon. It was fantastic!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We live in the Vail Valley and eat in many nice restaurants. Without a doubt this was the best dinner this season -- menu is inspired, varied, delicious!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "We've have dined at Juniper several times now and have always had a good experience. The foie gras, veal scaloppine, and filet were exceptional. The crab cake was good, not exceptional. Good wine and specialty martini list. My only complaint would be that our server while very nice was a little slow. We would dine here again."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "We are locals and have heard about this restaurant for years and finally made it there with a friend from out of town. Two of us had the specialty of the house (veal) and the other had the daily special (wild boar shank). We were all very pleased with our entrees and sides (soups and salad). The candy/cake dessert was also excellent. This is not an inexpensive night out, but worth the cost."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "The food at Juniper is always great but sometimes the service is dismissive and superior. Especially the owner/maitre d' . Tonight was a nice change of pace and our tabel server was amazingly perfect."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "This is just the best place in Edwards. There is a reason that it has been in business so long. The food and service are consistently excellent. The continuity in the staff has something to do with this, no doubt. You can't go wrong heading here...and they do a very nice takeout as well."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "The veal is always a special dinner at Juniper. I have had it many times, and it is still the best."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "Food was good, server had limited knowledge and vocabulary on menu and wine list. For the price, service was sub par"
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "This was our second visit to Juniper. Our last experience was great, as well. We were told that they have a new executive chef (the former sous chef) so we wanted to try it again. Everything that we ate from appetizers to entree to dessert was outstanding. The service was also the right level of attention. She was always there when we needed her, but was never over bearing. Her recommendations were spot on and appreciated. We eat out in the area often and this meal catapulted Juniper into our top 3 local favorites."
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "Booked a birthday dinner for 6. I would say everything was great with the exception of a couple of meals. Two of us had the Manhattan steak which was a bit over cooked and really tough - felt like we were sawing through it the entire meal, I didn't finish mine, too much work. Butternut squash soup was excellent as were the pork chops. Wine list was nice - service was great. I would return."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Very noisy, had to wait 30mn past our reservation time. Waiter was not friendly. The food was good."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "We tried the beef tartar and tuna poke and they were both outstanding! We also had the lamb loin and the pork chops...yummmm!!! Service by Rita was great."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Juniper is a gem. The ambiance from seeing the small kitchen expertly and efficiently serving five chefs upon entering the door to sharing an exquisite dinner from the inventive menu, the experience is all great. Everytime I go to Vail/Beaver Creek, it is a must. On this occasion I again had the veal scallopini with Caprese, angel hair asta andasparagas. Just could not resist."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "All great food although the service can be spotty, at times. The menu has a great selection and I always want to try it all. We frequently make a meal of several "firsts.""
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Between Edwards and Vail. The best in terms of value."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "I have returned to Juniper many times. My only complaint is the inconsistent service. You expect better for $35 to$40 entrees. Food is excellent and consistent . Would be nice to have a better selection of half bottles of wine."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "We spend about 4 months a year in the Beaver Creek area and eat out a lot. We have tried most of the restaurants in the BeaverCreek-Avon-Edwards--Eagle Vail area, and a few in Vail. Juniper is ALWAYS excellent and has become our favorite restaurant. They have prompt and friendly service, an excellent and fairly-priced wine list, and they always have superb food. The ambiance is great, whether you are there in winter or summer."
    Dined on 1/7/2014
  • "In business for 11 years (amazing considering they are down valley from Vail and Beaver Creek in Edwards). The food is outstanding, the service is great, wines OMG. NO, I have no connection to this great restaurant, other than to enjoy their great dining experience."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "The restaurant was busy and there wasn't any space at the bar to wait for our table, so we got drinks and sat in the indoor courtyard outside. The food was well worth the wait. Make sure you reserve a table well in advance, especially during the holiday season."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "We've eaten here twice since moving into the area. The food is always quite good. There is a varied menu with plenty of variety."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Book res is advance if you want to eat here. One of the best restaurants in Vail Valley."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Every time we go to Beaver Creek to ski we try to visit Juniper. This year we were there for Xmas Eve and , despite the fact that this is a very busy time, service was excellent and attentive and the food was, as always, superb. Filets were cooked perfectly and the fish was perfect with interesting and healthy veggie accompaniments. My husband had an impressive osso buco and everything arrived piping hot. Appetizers are especially interesting,butternut squash is a favorite ingredient prepared with imaginative charm. Wine list is thoughtful with many price points. We'll be back!"
    Dined on 12/24/2013