Whether you visit Beaver Creek, Colorado for its myriad outdoor adventures, rounds of outstanding mountain golf or a hit show at the Vilar Performing Arts Center, be sure to take advantage of some of the area’s unique dining experiences. This small community is a “foodies” paradise! Here are a few options for those who don’t worry too much about the check.
Take Beano’s Cabin for example. This award-winning restaurant is located on Beaver Creek mountain offers “Colorado Cuisine” at its finest. A leisurely horseback ride is a great way to experience Rocky Mountain scenery on your way to a gourmet 5-course meal. Try the sweet potato salad and the trout mousse.
Then there is the Grouse Mountain Grill. This restaurant is located in the Pine Mountain Lodge and features American cuisine that uses seasonal ingredients with strong regional influences. The views from this venue are spectacular!
True foodies flock to Mirabelle. Located just after passing though the Beaver Creek entry gates, it is believed that Mirabelle stands on the site of the first home in the valley around 1882. As the largest residence in the heart of old Avon, it was the site of many community gatherings and social meetings. Mirabelle was opened in 1982 and features an award-winning European- influenced menu and an outstanding wine list which focuses on selections from France.
The Beaver Creek Chophouse has delicious juicy steaks and giant fresh seafood plates.A magician entertains the customers and the mountain views are outstanding. Located at the base of the mountain near the Centennial Lift in Beaver Creek Village, the Chophouse is in the middle of all the summertime action.
8100 Mountainside Bar and Grill restaurant features smoke-infused flavors in the food selections from a large wood-burning grill. The dining room is an open floor plan with expansive views of ski Mountain. The 8100 is located in the Park Hyatt hotel.
Beaver Creek is a family-friendly destination so most all the restaurants offer kids menu options and reservation times that fit into a family’s summer vacation schedule.
The Beaver Creek area is becoming a popular golf destination in the mountains. The immediate area boasts three championship golf courses designed by famous golf course architects.
The Beaver Creek Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., has been pleasing avid golfers since 1982. Located on the lower slopes of Beaver Creek Mountain, this course occupies some of the most valuable real estate in the Valley. The course is known for its challenging narrow fairways and its eye-catching scenery, and is included in Golf Digest’s Top 75 Golf Resorts.
Red Sky Golf Club is comprised of two award-winning golf courses designed by Tom Fazio and Greg Norman. The Red Sky Golf Academy makes its home here. This distinctive club offers members and guests each their own clubhouse and designated course of the day. The Red Sky is a limited membership club but memberships are available. This two-course club is located approximately 7 miles west of the base Village.
The arts are a valued commodity in the Beaver Creek area and in addition to live music in many clubs and bars, this small mountain community boasts its own performing arts center. The Vilar Performing Arts Center (VPAC) is located in the Village. VPAC is an intimate 530-seat theatre which presents a variety of year-round performances including classical, dance, comedy, Broadway musicals, family programming and concerts by acclaimed performers.