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About Russell's

Russell's is more than a steakhouse, it is a dining experience!

Serving certified Angus beef, fresh seafood, shrimp, scampi, weiner schnitzel and Alaskan king crab legs to name a few. A delightful bottle of wine will compliment your dining experience.

Enjoy a friendly, relaxing atmosphere with wonderful creekside dining. Come and join us and discover your own reason to visit us again and again.

Russell's combines a unique charm with great food that creates an incredible dining experience you will not forget.

228 Bridge Street
Vail, CO 81567
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options

Phone Number:
(970) 476-6700

Website:
http://www.russellsvail.com/

Russell's Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (9)
Special Occasion (7)
Romantic (7)
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Good for Anniversaries (6)
Casual (5)
Cozy (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Fit for Foodies (4)
People Watching (4)
Scenic View (4)
Business Meals (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Fun (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Authentic (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Seasonal (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 6 days ago

El servicio y la atención poco amble la comida muy promedio y la atención mala

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 (Denver)·Dined 7 days ago

I brought some friends (their first time) as a thank you for helping me through a difficult time. The staff at Russell’s was so wonderful and friendly. The food was incredibly delicious!! Highly recommend!

Tags: Happy Hour, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on December 3, 2017

From the moment we walked in, we felt welcome into this cozy steak house. Our waiter was outstanding, the smoked salmon app and filet were delicious. The grouper special as grilled to perfection. Wine list is reasonably priced. Great meal, great service. Highly recommended.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Our favorite Vail restaurant for steaks. Lively. Great service. Perfect location on Gore Creek by the covered bridge. Expensive, but worth the price for special occasions.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fun, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Love this resturant, great food, terrific staff, perfect location, cozy spot.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Tradition at least one night per week while in town! Always fun- always consistently delicious!

Tags: Fun, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

There’s a reason this place has been in Vail as long as it has. The steaks were fantastic, especially the teriyaki sirloin. The service was efficient and the staff very friendly. Finally, the location is next to the covered bridge and Gore Creek. Love it!

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 (México)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We celebrate Thanksgiving and the food and service was expectacular. It's a really nice place!

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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Steaks and wine were amazing! Great service as well.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Good food. Okay service on Day 1 of the ski season.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

The food was good but could have been warmer. It seemed as if it may have been sitting ready in the window and the server didn’t deliver the food quick enough. Our server was mediocre. There is definitely potential but needs a little tweaking in the service department.

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 (Denver)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We have dined here several years in a row. Food is great, but the bar is in the dining area as you enter. Several people came in, to sit at bar, and the noice level escalated, which ruined the dining experience. My suggestion is to have dinner guests seated in the 2nd dining room, to leave bar patrons to stay in the entry bar. That way they can laugh enjoy the bar, without the noise etc affecting the dinner guests in this area.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

First course mediocre. Crab legs extraordinary service very attentive

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Always a great place - Best Steaks in Vail, nothing else even close

Tags: Casual, People Watching, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Wedding anniversary

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 (London)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Had high expectations. The place was very busy but the service was very good and food arrived promptly. For a highly regarded place, the food was pretty ordinary although the steak was good quality. Scallop starter overcooked and wrapped in fatty bacon with creole spices shaken over the scallops - did not really work. Wine list was extensive but very overpriced.

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (New Mexico)·Dined on September 10, 2017

We loved Russell's. Our waitress was great, the food was absolutely delicious, Steak Diane was perfection, ribeye was delicious, fresh green beans were terrific, but one drawback were the scallop potatoes. They were dry and flavorless. You could tell they made a large baking dish earlier and as they sat there was no coming g back.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Great food as always.

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 (Denver)·Dined on September 4, 2017

The spinach salad and trout were delicious. While some of the encores are pricey, this is a nice restaurant for a special occasion.

Tags: People Watching, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Great dinner. Service was outstanding. Set close to the windows and this made it special. The food was all well prepared and tasty. Location could not be beat next to the zGore creek.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, People Watching
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Excellent food!

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 (Tampa)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Very disappointed. We have eaten here before but tonight the food fell short. My husband had to send his steak back and my veal was over cooked and dry. This is a expensive restaurant and not pleased at all.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Western NC)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Outstanding as usual! As a concierge, I simply tell guests to "can the Chop House. Can Elway's, and go the best steak and crab restaurant in the Valley". Steak Diane is to die for! Great Caesar, french onion soup and, og course, the scalloped potatoes.
Service unsurpassed. Maitre 'd top notch.
Need I say more.
Greg Caspers

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Seasonal
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 19, 2017

We love this place. We always make a point to eat here on every vacation. We have been here at least 6 or 7 times on vacay. Crab legs are always awesome, even though far away from the coast. Also, Steak Diane is my favorite. Great sauce.

Tags: Casual, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

We have dined at this restaurant several times. Last night it didn't have the same appeal as usual. The food seemed really salty. The potatoes-au-gratin (one of our favorite parts of dining here) tasted reheated and the steaks were not as tender as I remember in the past. I suppose I only drank wine on my last visits and was disappointed to learn that they don't have a signature cocktail menu. I love the location of this restaurant and the open and airy feel with all the windows open. The stafd is always very friendly. I wish the dining experience was the same as it was a few years ago when we began dining here.

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 (Miami)·Dined on August 16, 2017

We always enjoy this restaurant. Delicious trout! Friendly helpful service.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Fun
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vip
 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on August 15, 2017

Food was excellent with much different spices used than normal. Very nice. Steak Diane was good and the chocolate cake was awesome. Service was average to better but needs to step up a notch. I didn't feel like I was the only one there. A Plus: Extensive wine list and Great appetizers.

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 (Denver)·Dined on August 15, 2017

Only 1 of 3 entrees was edible-small filet was delicious while sirloin was chewy and weinersnizel was overbreaded and unappetizing/tasteless. Certainly not worth the price. Server was civil but indifferent. I've eaten hear previously and was very disappointed.

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Fantastic gluten free options. Something for everyone

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Our waiter, Wesley, was super! Be sure and request him.

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·Dined on August 7, 2017

We have dined numerous times at Russell's and the service and food have always been great...this particular time the food was only marginal at best (I had the Ribeye which I normally get) and it was not good. I had to order a second glass of wine three times to get it...do I need to say anymore about the service or lack of. My wife and I were very disappointed since this has always been one of our favorite restaurants.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Our dinner at Russell's was exceptional. It's one of our most favorite restaurants in Vail!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Great steak restaurant but lots of other good things as well. The trout was wonderful.
I go here for the scalloped potatoes.

Tags: Quick Bite, Scenic View
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Excellent.
Surpassed my previous best restaurant in Vail.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine
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 (Denver)·Dined on August 5, 2017

The best surf and turf in the valley! Maybe the world. It's really amazing.

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vip
 (Central Coast)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Steaks were spot on but the salads and service really lacked in freshness, inspiration and attentiveness. A wider selection on vegetarian options would be nice too for the $$$$ menu.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 4, 2017

This is a 6 plus out of 5! Best food in vail! The tables by the creek are very romantic , the menus is diverse, service perfect!

Tags: People Watching, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 2, 2017

Good service, good menu, good food, nice traditional steakhouse

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Reunion of college friends

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vip
 (Indiana)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Great food and service. Asked for a table with creek view an got seated at completely opposite area and noise level made it hard to talk. That said would come again

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Authentic
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