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Trail Creek Cabin
Trail Creek Cabin

Trail Creek Cabin Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.sunvalley.com/things-to-do/dining/
  • Email: restaurantreservations@sunvalley.com
  • Phone: (208) 622-2019
  • Hours of Operation: Closed for the season. Will re-open Friday, May 23rd.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Comfort Food, American
  • Executive Chef: Wendy Little
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Catering done through Sun Valley Resort.
  • Private Party Facilities: For inquiries please call us
  • Private Party Contact: Catering (208) 622-2020
  • Entertainment: Accordion player (winter)
  • Special Events & Promotions: If you would like to book a sleigh ride and dinner please call (208) 622-2135.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sun Valley Road
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Located a mile and a half up the road from the Sun Valley Inn, turn at the lighted gate and follow the road down to the parking lot located next to the restaurant.
A word from Trail Creek Cabin
A romantic hideaway since 1937, Trail Creek Cabin is a must Sun Valley dining adventure. Sleighs depart for the restaurant from the village near the Sun Valley Inn during the winter season, and you may also drive. The purchase of a sleigh ride ticket confirms a reservation for dinner at Trail Creek Cabin. Dinner is additional and is paid for at the cabin.The seasonal menu has a western flare all complimented by a great wine list and a full bar.

Located 1.5 miles east of the Sun Valley Lodge (half a mile past the Sun Valley Club).
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Diner Reviews
  • "We had a great time and dined on the three course wine pairing dinner. We were given excellent service and serenaded by Tim the accordion player. It was all wonderful. We dined slowly because they weren't too busy and it was an evening event."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We went during the slower season and had a great experience. The staff, in particular Shauna, was very attentive and made sure that the evening was a special event. Food was excellent especially the wild mushroom bisque."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "The staff has become so bored with their jobs that it seems like guests are burdens! Train your staff to be better! When families are paying $100 per person for a dining experience, it needs to be an experience and not a "ho-hum". The food is never consistent."
    Dined on 11/29/2013
  • "Last visit we took a sleigh ride to the restaurant which definitely enhanced the experience. A quaint log cabin in the woods, it promises a charming experience. However, the food was underwhelming. Mashed potatoes that retained their ice cream scoop origin, overcooked steak but good brussel sprouts. Overall, not worth returning. Too many great restaurants in Ketchum. The accordion player was wonderful."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "I was very excited to eat here. It has a very charming ambience, is a true "log cabin" and at a beautiful location. There was an accordion player providing wonderful background music for our dinner. The hostess was inviting and quickly took us to our table. Unfortunately, that was where all of the positive points ended. The service was horrible. We waited at least 10-15 minutes before our server even greeted us. The drinks took another 10 minutes to get out and the food took a long time as well. My husband got the meatloaf and I got the rotisserie chicken. They were average. Not bad but nothing special. I wish the service and food had been better- this restaurant has so much potential but I would not recommend it after our experience."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Food was very good, service was not as attentive after the server learned that only one of us was drinking alcohol. Guess she felt like we were going to be "cheap" diners? The setting is gorgeous - right by the creek! I'd go back and hope for a different server."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "Enjoyed the evening, food was fantastic. A foot of fresh snow outside added to the overall ambience."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Food, service and ambience all spectacular! I will go back when in Ketchum."
    Dined on 1/22/2014
  • "My husband and I go out for a really nice dinner a few times a year. It is a big deal and we wanted to try something new. The atmosphere was very nice at trail creek and our wait staff was great. My husband ordered fish and I ordered the t-bone special. It wasn't special. It was a run of the mill steak and all for $35. I was very disappointed. If you go, don't get the overpriced steak. The fish and scones were very good, though, so it wasn't a complete failure."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "We had an early dinner (6pm) and the restaurant was very quiet. We specifically went there for our Anniversary and so going earlier was great. The food was very good and the service was amazing!"
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Trail Creek Cabin is a cozy cabin in a wooded setting, just a few miles out of downtown Ketchum. You can reach it by sled or car. We drove to the restaurant and enjoyed our evening of good food, accompanied by music. We were a large party of 13 but we had two waitresses taking orders which facilitated faster serving. We all received our entrees together. The staff is helpful and courteous."
    Dined on 1/8/2014
  • "First, market salads (roasted pears and squash, pecans, and baby lettuce), big roasted beet salad, creamy squash soup. Then a rich lamb shank, meat loaf (ground bison,lamb, and bison bacon), & a very fresh steelhead trout topped with olives and tomatoes. Finally, berry shortcake with rosewater ice cream-smelled like perfume and tasted like nothing else, & Turkish pot de cremes, rich and dense puddings spiced with cinnamon & cardamom. First time in larger and newer front room. Second trip in smaller, original cabin room-great photos, roaring fire a more intimate atmosphere. New items, lamb chops and sturgeon, and a caramelized apple crisp. Efficient and knowledgeable servers, large portions, a delightful place. Wagon ride ups the romance!"
    Dined on 10/8/2013
  • "The location & ambiance of Trail Creek Cabin can't be beat. My meal - lamb - was exceptionally good; my father's meal - buffalo rib eye was not wonderful (he ended up sending it back, and our server was kind enough to take it off the bill). Maybe next time we will have better luck with the food... and there will be a next time - Trail Creek Cabin is a favorite of our family."
    Dined on 10/12/2013