Dining & Shopping in Vail

Vail is widely known for its amazing skiing and outdoor adventure, however it is also a foodie and shopping paradise. Experiencing Vail's world class dining and boutique shopping is one of the best parts of vacationing here. Lionshead has a variety of excellent dining and retail options, all within steps from Montaneros.

Check our list of the best dining options in Lionshead Village:

Tavern on the Square - Upscale American dining with wonderful cocktails and outdoor/indoor seating at the base of Gondola 19

Vail Chophouse - Contemporary steakhouse and seafood restaurant with slopeside views and live music.

Montauk Seafood Grill - "Where the ocean meets the mountains." Montauk serves tasty seafood, craft cocktails, and a raw bar. 

El Sabor - Street tacos, jalapeno margaritas, delicious burgers, patio seating with mountain and creek views at this Mexican restaurant. 

Garfinkel's - Boasting perhaps the best deck in Vail, overlooking Gondola 2, this sports bar serves American food.

The Little Diner - A classic diner serving lunch and breakfast, offering counter and booth seating.

Blue Moose Pizza - New York style pizza recently remodeled with a full bar, indoor seating, and a patio perfect for people watching.

Bart and Yeti's - A cozy, local hangout serving East Coast bar food and drinks.

Walk just a little further (or take a free in-town shuttle) to Vail Village, and enjoy iconic restaurants like Matsuhisa, Mountain Standard, Pepi's Bar and Alpenrose.

Prefer to stay in for dinner? Have your condo stocked with groceries before you arrive and take advantage of your fully equipped kitchen.

Vail retail therapy:

Outdoor apparel and gear retailers: Arc’teryx, Patagonia, The Boot Lab, Vail Ski Tech, Salomon, Burton

Boutiques: The Golden Bear, Perch, Valbruna, Gorsuch Ltd., Lululemon

Gift shops: Annie’s, Shirt Off My Back, Charlie’s T-Shirts