Breakfast & Brunch
In Vail, the breakfast and brunch scene is not just about food; it’s an experience. Whether you’re in the mood for a boozy brunch with the gals, a laid-back family-friendly breakfast, or a quick bite to grab before catching first chair, Vail’s breakfast and brunch spats are as diverse as the mountainous landscape surrounding it.
Best Boozy Brunches
For those who enjoy a leisurely brunch paired with delightful beverages, Vail has a plethora of options. Head to Vintage, where inventive cocktails like the “Don’t Go Bacon My Heart” spicy bloody mary accompany dishes like creamy avocado toast and buttery croissants. Alternatively, Ludwig’s at the Sonnenalp Hotel offers a classy brunch experience with craft cocktails and a menu featuring seasonal delights prepared with local ingredients.
Casual and Family Friendly Breakfast Spots
Vail prides itself on being family-friendly, and its breakfast spots are no exception. Westside Cafe stands out with its hearty portions, featuring favorites like the “world’s best Benedicts” and the Rio Grande skillet. Another fantastic choice is The Little Diner, where classic diner fare, including cheesy omelets and comforting breakfast platters, is served all day in a cozy atmosphere that feels just like home.
Grab-and-Go Breakfast: When You’re in a Hurry
For those on the move, Vail offers quick and convenient breakfast options. Stop by Yeti’s Grind, a local favorite, for a freshly brewed coffee and a selection of pastries to kick-start your day. Additionally, Loaded Joe’s offers delicious breakfast sandwiches and wraps that you can grab and enjoy on the go, perfect for busy mornings or a quick bite between mountain adventures.