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Woman dipping bread in fondue pot a the Swiss Chalet restaurant.
Marshmallow being dipped in fondue chocolate at Swiss Chalet in Vail
Almresi in Vail, CO evokes an Austrian cabin vibe with cozy pillows and throws and bells hanging.

Foods That Melt Trail

Tour Type
Food Tour

Spring is a time of transition as the snow starts to melt and warmer temperatures prevail. Vail restaurants also feature warm, rich options that showcase melted cheese and chocolate or things that melt like ice cream if not consumed quickly! Check out these stops along the Foods That Melt Trail.

On This Walking Tour

Fondue at Swiss Chalet

Fondue at Swiss Chalet

The Swiss Chalet in the Sonnenalp is the epitome of European luxury featuring a selections of delicious cheese fondues. Options include the classic Alper Fondue with Swiss cheese and herbs, Raclette Fondue including fondue and raclette cheese, chive and oil, as well as garlic and herb and truffle champagne selections. And, save room for dessert featuring decadent chocolate fondue and all of the fruit and pastry accompaniments.

Melted Cheese at La Tour

Melted Cheese at La Tour

For a different take on melted cheese, stop by La Tour for their signature Truffle French Onion Soup featuring braised beef short rib and truffle cheese gratineed.

Ice Cream at Sundae

Ice Cream at Sundae

For additional sweet treats, swing by Sundae a small-batch artisan ice cream shop in Vail Village.

Pizza Slices at Vendetta's

Pizza Slices at Vendetta's

Vendetta’s offers one of the best takes on melted cheese with its popular pizza bar that is a favorite for apres ski and happy hour.

Kasefondue at Almresi

Kasefondue at Almresi

Almresi Vail also features a selection of Kasefondue, which is Resi’s Cheese Fondue infused with Kirschwasser, a tart cherry cooking brandy. Visitors have the option of selecting three additional sides to smother in the melted cheese ranging from dried apples and plumbs to pearl onions and cornichons. Or, choose from Truffel Kasefondue, which is Resi’s traditional cheese fondue enriched with truffles.