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For 2
Date
Sat, 2/24
Time
7:00 PM
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Keystone Ranch Restaurant

4.6
420 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Top Tags:
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Distinctively Colorado, Uniquely Keystone. The Ranch provides an authentic steakhouse experience, utilizing the finest quality meat, sustainable practices and locally sourced products. With an atmosphere of rustic elegance, set in an authentic 1930’s homestead, the Ranch carefully pays homage to the ranchers and farmers who helped settle the area, cultivating an unmatched family dining experience.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
American, Steakhouse, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation

Tuesday- Saturday 4:30-5:30pm Apres menu and drink specials available in the bar
Tuesday - Saturday 5:30-8:30 Dinner
closed Sunday and Monday
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Phone number
(970) 496-4161
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Vincent D'Amato
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Catering
Weddings, group events, meeting space
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Penstemon Road
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 420 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.8
ambience
4.0
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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BethG (Denver)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

We enjoyed our date night thoroughly! We ate there a few summers ago. We decided to give it another try. I'm so glad we did. It was a much better experience this time😁 New chef??

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vipmlb976 (Miami)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Had a wonderful dinner with family to kickoff our annual ski trip. The food was delectable (try the Wagyu and the brussels sprouts) and service was impeccable.

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vipNathan (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food and service.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Amazing experience dining at the Ranch! Fantastic food and service. Definitely use the free shuttle they provide.

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vipBaco (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Excellent. We were a large group of 13 people, and they had a separate room for us, with great service, outstanding food and timings. Best experience in Keystone. Highly recommended!

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Valentine’s Day

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Incredible ambiance and delicious food! Ask about the fireplace I the original portion of the building. Highly recommend the soufflé! Mike was an amazing waiter!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Keystone Ranch restaurant exceeded our expectations in every aspect. The food was exceptional and the service was outstanding. Our Valentines dinner celebration was made special by the setting and romantic dessert room that surrounded the most incredible fireplace.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine’s Day - what a wonderful treat, from our initial drink at the bar through to dessert in the living room. This is not a meal, it’s an experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Fantastic dinner

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vipOpenTable Diner (Oklahoma City)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

As usual, this place was delicious! They were very accommodating when we requested a different table due to accessibility issues. You will not be disappointed with the food or the service. It is excellent! Sitting next to the fireplace during dessert is especially cozy & romantic.

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vipLocavore (Detroit)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Fantastic restaurant. Only comment is the restaurant seemed understaffed; the wait staff did their best (and were great) but they were literally running at times to keep up with everything...which seemed a little out of place for an upscale restaurant. That said, we will absolutely return in the future.

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vipNHemmer (Denver)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

This was our first visit to the Keystone Ranch Restaurant. It was my husband's birthday, so I made a reservation for the entire family. The place was so nice and had interesting decor. The service was great and the food was amazing! They even take you into the original cabin for dessert. We will definitely go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Staff so nice and welcoming. The space is perfect for an easterner like me. Loved the fireplace room.

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OpenTable Diner (Indiana)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

An excellent choice for great food at the Keystone resort.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We went for New Year's Eve. We usually go to Ski Tip Lodge, but I forgot to finalize the reservation and got stuck going here. Unfortunately, it paled in comparison. The food was all precooked- my soup was cold, my bouillabaisse was cold, and my desserts tasted like they'd been sitting out and prepared for a while- souffle should be made and served immediately- it had definitely been sitting under a heat lamp. All in all- my favorite things were the salad and the smoked salmon appetizers, but for the price tag do yourself a favor and go elsewhere- there are plenty of other mediocre restaurants you can go to with way better people watching and way better service. Our server was extremely inattentive- didn't ask us for our drink order until we were on our third course- didn't offer to do anything to compensate for my uneaten dishes she was picking up- no apology, nothing. Very unprofessional.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Service was great and employees were very friendly.

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vipSharon (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent in every way. Very accommodating to family and children which we appreciated so much. Kudos to Food and Service! Always at the top of our must go to restaurants!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Nashville)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

One of the more unique settings I’ve ever dined. We walked in thinking it’s a dud, but the menu quickly dispelled those theories. After dinner dessert in the living room was incredible. Really cool fireplace with an elk over the mantle. Top notch all around.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Serendipity! Although it was challenging to locate the restaurant, we were rewarded with a very special experience. Brandon, our server, contributed to a memorable evening, and the rib-eye was among the best I've ever had. I would rate this restaurant as truly exceptional.

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Beamer (Denver)
3.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

The ambiance at the Ranch is hard to beat. If you like cozy log cabins, this is a great place to be. It is a golf club by day and restaurant by night so you are situated right on the course in Keystone. The valet drivers to the wait staff were all very attentive and helpful. We were disappointed in the food. We both ordered the special (Tuna served over a curry lentil base with purple potatoes). The tuna was sold to us as sushi grade but was far from it - we both found it to be tough. The curry lentils had some heat to them but were otherwise flavorless. We ordered an oatmeal cookie dessert and the edges of the cookie were so hard that it almost shot off our plate when we tried to use our spoons to break it up. The drinks were great and the atmosphere is really amazing, especially around the holidays. At this price point I would expect the food to be exceptional, but it definitely fell short.

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vipJohn (Denver)
1.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Absolutely appalling service for an establishment that hails itself as a top dining destination. After being seated, our party was left unattended for more than 20 minutes. When we attempted repeatedly to get the attention of a bus person to find our server, she simply stared back at us without any acknowledgement and walked away. We were about to leave when the parking valet of all people, approached our table and offered to get us drinks. When a server did finally approach, she apologized rather insincerely and made us feel unwelcome throughout the rest of the evening - avoiding us further instead of trying to overcome the initial neglect. We had extremely slow service throughout the evening with our plates left uncleared for more than 30 minutes after finishing our meals. The food was decent, but steaks undercooked. We didn’t complain as we had already waited over 90 minutes for them. It’s clear that this place is poorly managed. The servers, busers, and managers interests are not aligned which was readily apparent since we had so much time to observe them while we sat neglected. You could see and feel the friction between them. Your poor chef was let down spectacularly by the front of the house. FYI - comp’d drinks are no substitute for a personal apology from the manager who was MIA after checking us in. The only employee who showed superior customer service was the parking valet. Icing on the cake - we had to retrieve our own coats as the coat check person was missing. As Epic season pass holders for many years, we will be reassessing both our skiing and dining options going forward and vote with our dollars. Vail Associates owns this restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Was absolutely amazing! Was by far the best steak I’ve ever had! They also have their own shuttle service. Picked us up and dropped us off at our condo. Would highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner (Vancouver)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Great ambiance, excellent food, great waitstaff, and perfect portions. The lodge living room for dessert was a nice touch. Would definitely recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Denver)
4.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

This isn't the easiest spot to find on a dark winter night, but it was worth it once we arrived. In fairness, they also offer free transportation to/from Keystone, but we thought we'd be ok on our own. I'd recommend using their service, even if you're familiar with the area. The food was really good. Only complaint was the escargot, which were a bit bland and not prepared as advertised. But the rest of the meal was excellent, the service was attentive but not overbearing, and the setting was warm and cozy - a not-too-rustic log cabin feel. The best meal I've had in Summit County - and I've been several places.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Exceptional Service. Great Food. Thanks to Sarah for making our Christmas Dinner a great one.

Picking up our party in the bad weather really helped us out!

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Modpilot (Denver)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Eat there twice a year. Small problem this trip with the soup. We love the barley soup. I think my wife received a half portion and it seemed less hardy than previous trips. Told our waitress who said they would not charge us the $10 for it. They charged us anyway....most likely because they were busy. The steak was excellent and so we didn’t want to point out the mistake on the bill.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on December 25, 2017

Easy going restaurant pick up and drop off if needed very good food had our christmas dinner here while on vacation very France..

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
3.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

We went here for my 30th birthday dinner. The drive was difficult as google maps attempted to lead us through a fire emergency road which is blocked this time of year. It seemed like we were not the only ones having a difficult time getting to the restaurant as I overheard the host giving directions to a customer who was lost over the phone.

The ambiance is ok, nothing special, it was Christmas Eve night and I had expected a better ambiance than what we observed.

The service was good, very attentive servers.

The dinner choices were slim as there was a 5 course Christmas Eve special taking over half of the menu.

Food was delicious.

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Juls26 (Denver)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Was a great Christmas Eve dinner had the 5 course meal was amazing !

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