Swiss Chalet – Vail
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Address: 20 Vail Road, Vail
The Swiss Chalet Vail is an elegant restaurant that offers a unique dining experience and is focused on the European cuisine. There is a large variety of different menu options to suit everyone in the local area. The Swiss Chalet also offers a fondue experience that boosts the restaurant high above others in the local area. Here, you will find daily specials and a large wine list for you to choose from. The restaurant has received an award of excellence from the Wine Spectator as well. The atmosphere is great for both adults and children, and the Swiss Chalet even boasts a kid’s menu.
What They’re Known for: The Swiss Chalet is known for their fondue bar. One of the favorite fondues among locals is the Chinoise Fondue which is a pot of burgundy that has been infused with beef broth and is served with potatoes, beef tenderloin, and vegetables. In addition to the fondue, the Swiss Chalet is known for their delicious entrees including the Gebackener Lamm-Rucken, which is a rack of lamb crusted with herbs and served with a delicious, creamy polenta.
What to Watch for: The tab. Some of the entrees are priced higher than you may be used to. The average entrée ranges in price from $25-$45. You also want to watch your waistline when here as you could easily splurge on many of the sweet, tempting, and affordable desserts offered in house. But if you’re already splurging on a ski trip….