Ludwig's

4.7
129 Reviews
$31 to $50
European
Come and enjoy breakfast and dinner at Ludwig's Restaurant at the Sonnenalp Hotel in Vail!
Start the day off right with a bountiful European style breakfast served in the beautiful glass enclosed Ludwig’s terrace overlooking Gore Creek. End the day enjoying our creative cuisine in a truly unique and charming Bavarian setting.



Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 129 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.7
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4.8
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4.2
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Wonderful apres ski meal. Waiters are extremely knowledgeable about the menu and friendly

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent and atmosphere was warm and charming

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OpenTable Diner
Guadalajara
4 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great as well as the service, one member of our group is vegan and the chef prepared a special meal. Nice cozy atmosphere.

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vipjdg225
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent, great service and food, best in the valley!

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LindaK
Indiana
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ludwigs has a short, but creative menu. Lots of attention to detail. Order the Dover Sole - filleted at the table. And the sommelier (Kyle) is excellent! Chocolate pot dessert was a little disappointing, but the complimentary blue cotton candy tree (given to all tables) made up for it.

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Will
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience1

They are very focused on driving you through all courses and checkin in with you every 3 minutes it seemed. If you want to just hang out have drinks, appetizers, and maybe an entree this isn't the place. It the standard full course model and not really relaxed in my opinion. Food was OK, I didn't think it was a great value. Beautiful space, no doubt but I can think of better places to enjoy a more energetic and natural dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience5

The food was delicious. The table and beautiful surroundings was lovely. The service seemed an after thought - not involved with our experience at all. The hostess, servers and people who bussed the tables did what they needed to do - but were uninvested.

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vipQuenquen
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very enjoyable. Worth every penny. Super yummy food with wonderful service. Best breakfast in vail. Will be back!

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vipAshley
Omaha
3 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing atmosphere! Outstanding service and great food!! Loved the fancy china settings! Will absolutely be back here!

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johnf
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great setting and excellent service - food very good but all in all a good value

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kurtb
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Although it's pricey (welcome to Vail), Ludwig's is AMAZING for breakfast - be sure to make a reservation, though. Located in possibly the most beautiful hotel in Vail (apologies to the Ritz Carlton)

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vipWoodlander
Houston
160 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Though we miss the terrific buffet at Ludwig’s, the glass terrace surrounded by golden aspens and evergreens was lovely as ever. The breakfast dishes were generous and the hash browns crispy, the gigantic cups of hot chocolate topped with whipped cream were over the top!

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Vail
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed the experience, environment and food, however, the restaurant is a bit hard to find since it is tucked away inside the hotel. Give yourself extra time when reserving a table.

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vipDeeA
Houston
13 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The brunch was wonderful in a beautiful European setting. We’ll definitely be back.

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Kerrie
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing atmosphere, wonderful service, and delicious food. The cost initially felt a bit steep for breakfast, but once we were there we realized it was worth every penny. Can’t wait until next time!

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vipJohnL
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the breakfast room

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vipJohnL
Denver
10 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the breakfast room and pastry board

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect place for breakfast each morning. Highly recommend outdoor seating it is beautiful. Service is incredible, had the yogurt and granola two days straight, very very good. And an amazing Bloody Mary!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Antonio
7 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside for brunch. It was absolutely gorgeous and perfect time of day;10:30am. We were waited on promptly and the food was spectacular! ! Highly recommend Ludwig’s for breakfast and Bully Ranch for lunch! Fabulous dining!!!

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Exquisite
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Somehow this place is rated the “best breakfast spot of Vail” ?!?! No idea how. Food was subpar, the OJ was absolutely disgusting (you’d expect freshly squeezed). Just a bit disappointment overall.

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vipLindaW
Denver
26 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ludwig’s is the best breakfast in Vail. Delicious everything!! Loved the brioche French toast and best bacon.

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JCbear
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very attentive staff who went the extra mile to make our breakfast great!
They seated us at a table inside while we waited for an outside table and served us coffee and water! Who does that? Thank you!!

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PaulM
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Ludwig's is a long-time favorite that has been spanked by COVID restrictions. The wonderful spread of all things wonderful for brunch has been replaced by a very simplified menu-only option. Not Ludwig's fault--but--you can't charge the spectacular buffet price point for the menu option. This is what happens when you add the first option of a little fruit and a couple of pastries to your entree. We'll be back at a later time when they return to normal and the offerings match the price point. We do love the brunch!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and amazing dining experience. Would def recommend!

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KennethK
Las Vegas
14 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service overall - helped with a guest that has a dairy free diet and made three courses work. Wine selection was excellent.
The tartare was one of the best apps ever - great flavor with great textures

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Celsus
Tampa
12 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was wonderful and the ambience second to none in Vail. The food was fantastic but a little pricey. The cost of a glass of wine was ridiculous.
While I would absolutely recommend Ludwigs fine dining for any special occasion, the only apprehension would be the overall value. For three people, it was almost $500 ( including 2 glasses of wine and a mascot). My husband and I frequent fine restaurants all over the world, and Ludwigs definitely missed the mark on fair pricing.

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vipCTFoodie311
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It happened to be our anniversary, but we would have gone for a regular date night. The food was delicious and the service was impeccable. My husband had a soup appetizer and I had tuna tartare. We both had Chilean sea bass for the main. Amazing. Beautifully served and delicious sauce and vegetables on the plate. Our best meal in Vail by far.

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BRIANV
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Totally disappointed on Valentines Day. The waiter was so frustrated he actually slammed his fist in the door to the kitchen. Worst experience ever!

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vipOrlando1
Orlando
33 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was impeccable. Sommelier was fabulous! Food was delicious!!!

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vipSkiandScubaFan
New York Area
42 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ludwig's never disappoints. Great selection of meals and attentive service in an upscale Alpine environment.

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vipJJWhitbread
Atlanta
19 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an outstanding dinner at Ludwig's a few nights ago. All the food was delicious, and the service was impeccable without being oppressive or obsequious. The restaurant is comfortably spacious, and it's also quiet enough so that conversation is easy. We're looking forward to our next visit in a few weeks.

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vipFelixI
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, ambiance and service

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vipKenB
Philadelphia
31 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service. Well proportioned meals. The Monkfish Saltimbocca was delicious.

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vipKpvb
Jacksonville
36 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous dinner and service. They were able to kindly accommodate our large group at the last minute and as first timers to Ludwig, we were pleasantly surprised by the excellent service and food. Wonderful wine selection, tasty entrees. The winter salad was a surprise as the appearance did not do the delicious flavor justice. The special treat at the end of the meal was a lovely surprise.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful everything!

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vipJimS
Denver
25 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an outstanding dinner and the service was excellent.

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vipMuratT
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was awesome!🦄

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vipPhpf
New York Area
153 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience5

First time toLudwig and I chose the tasting menu with pairing. The presentation was sophisticated, the food very good and with a very prompt and friendly service.

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Ludwig's is rated 4.7 stars by 129 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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