"..of particular awesomeness is the tempura fried avocado burger, with salmon able to be added for meat eaters."
Julia R through Trip Advisor

"Very classy but casual atmosphere."
Kelly B through Yelp

Diner's Choice Award 2015
Open Table

"Every time I am in Vail, I try to find excuses to go to Sweet Basil."
Julie A through Yelp 

Diner's Choice Award 2014
Open Table

Diner's Choice Award 2013
Open Table

"Leave room for luscious desserts"
Fodors 2012

“...lives up to its reputation...”
Zagat 2012

Diner's Choice Award 2012
Open Table

Diner's Choice Award 2011
Open Table

“Consistently one of the best restaurants in town…”
Yellow Scene magazine

Diner's Choice Award 2010
Open Table

Top 10 Colorado Mountain Restaurants 2009

Best American Cuisine Award 2009
Open Table

“Remains one of the best restaurants in Vail”
Wine Spectator

Giada DeLaurentiis Food Network Giada’s Weekend Getaways

“The epitome of casual sophistication…”
Gourmet Magazine

“Terrific and varied food, a magnificent wine list,
super service, great views of the gore creek,
the celebrity sighting or two – what’s more to want?”

Denver Post

Voted top 5 most popular restaurants in Colorado
Zagat Survey

“…hot sticky toffee pudding cake is the best dessert in the mountains”
Wine Spectator

“The dinner was one of the best meals either one of us had in months!”
New York Times

“Vail’s steadiest kitchen”
Denver Post

“ favorite restaurant in Vail”
Gourmet Magazine

"This is the top place in Vail. Make your reservations early"
Artie P through Zagat

"They're trying some interesting things with the food there, and they tend to get most of them right."
Blogger Boots in the Oven

"I have been going to Sweet Basil for over 30 years. It is the most consistently GREAT restaurant I frequent! My dinner of venison was so good I wanted to get another order."
Noel G through Urban Spoon

"This meal was outstanding. Phenomenal service."
Sp2a through Urban Spoon

"We have never had a bad meal here. It is where we eat when we are in Vail."
Carol G through Zagat

"still #1 in Colorado in my book"
Lucy through Urban Spoon

"food 5 stars service 5 stars ambience 5 stars they take very good care of their guests."
Scott S through Trip Advisor

"As good as it gets"
Liza814 through Trip Advisor

"This is my favorite place in Vail! Amazing food, people and service. Our experience has always been consistent here."
Laura A through Zagat

"The best pork I have ever had. Relaxed and yet very elegant."
Sophie through Urban Spoon

"We've been going to Sweet Basil when visiting Vail for 23 years! It is our favorite restaurant in Vail! The food is always unique and superb, and the service outstanding! We have many special memories here!"
Sheri B through Zagat

"Absolutely wonderful! Just got back from Sweet Basil a few minutes ago and I couldn't wait to write a review."
Vacationtime25 through Trip Advisor

"One of my favorites. Always new, always delicious...definitely a place you want to visit."
David M through Zagat

"New York City and Paris.. This is as good as it gets anywhere.Innovative, and just excellent food. their ceasar is world known."
Larry K through Zagat

"Sweet Basil made my whole trip all the more memorable. Gourmet food at its finest with impeccable friendly service."
T3ssa through Urban Spoon

"Sweet basil is our favorite in Vail and we always go at least once when in the area."
Yvonne G through Trip Advisor

"I'm always skeptical about places ranked #1, because it's all about personal preference. To put it lightly... Sweet Basil met all our expectations."
Jason C through Trip Advisor

"Make sure to make a reservation otherwise you won't get in!
Laura A through Zagat

"This is our favorite place in Vail. You will get great food and great service every time. You can't go wrong with this place."
Denver3travelers through Trip Advisor

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