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Vail Dining Deals at Atwater on Gore Creek

Atwater on Gore Creek, Vail Cascade Resort’s signature creekside restaurant, is an authentic Colorado grill offering a journey through the world of creative cuisine, handcrafted brews, customized beer flights and artisan food pairings.  Treat your tastebuds to edible delights that require zero prep and pick up on your part.

3 Courses for $33/Per Person Dinner Special
Savor the flavor of the season as the culinary team at Atwater on Gore Creek dishes up a trio of tasty temptations. Enjoy three courses with our 3 for $33 dinner special in Atwater on Gore Creek.  

Select one item from each of the 3 dinner courses in the menu for only $33++ per person, valid Sunday-Wednesday.  Some restrictions may apply. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer. 

Craft on Draft Hoppy Hour
Enjoy $2 off a craft draft beer with the purchase of a small plate Sunday - Wednesday between 2-4 pm and 9-10pm.  Combine the best of both worlds in Vail's best restaurants, Atwater on Gore Creek and Fireside Bar

Hoppy Hour not valid on holidays.  Cannot be combined with other offers. Some restrictions may apply.

See all our Vail dining offers.

For more information or to make reservation at Vail's top restaurant, call 970-479-7014.

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Atwater Beer Buzz April 28

It’s Springtime in the Rockies! 

Although the lifts have closed in almost all of the Rocky Mountain resorts, the snow still falls intermittently with beautiful blue skies and spring/summer temperatures. So don’t put away your winter beers yet - you still have some fireplace afternoons and evenings left.

Our 2014 Brewmaster’s Weekend schedule has been finalized, and we’re excited to share it with you! Here’s the scoop, so mark your calendars.

July 18 & 19 – Eric Wallace, Founder/Owner of Left Hand Brewing Co. in Longmont, CO will be joining us for a weekend of Left Hand libations. Left Hand’s Milk Stout seems to have started a revolution, so don’t miss your fix! 

September 5 & 6 – David Zuckerman, Brewmaster at Boulder Beer Co. in Boulder, CO is our featured guest throughout this weekend. Enjoy Vail Oktoberfest and taste some of Boulder Beer’s exciting new creations, too. 

November 21 & 22 – Matt “Truck” Thrall, Head Brewer at Avery Brewing Co. in Boulder, CO will be your royalty in residence. Truck will be ushering in the 2014 – 2015 ski season with you and his Avery Team this weekend, so be sure to save your seats for some fantastic Avery goodies! 

The schedule for each weekend will be as follows:

Friday from 4-7pm in Fireside Bar:  Meet the Brewmaster
Meet, greet and sample goodies from each brewery while visiting with the featured brewmaster. This is a complimentary event, so we hope you'll join us in Fireside Bar.

Saturday at 6pm in Atwater on Gore Creek: Small Plates & Craft Beer Pairing
Enjoy a guided tour at Atwater on Gore Creek by both the featured brewmaster and the Atwater culinary team through each of four courses designed around four beers of the brewmaster’s choice. Seats are $35/person, and reservations are recommended. 

We’re going to get started with the Left Hand Small Plates Pairing menu development soon, so we'll be sure to keep you posted with the selected beers and the resulting menu. 

For those of you looking for an escape, check out the terrific special packages and run away for the peace and quiet of our mountain retreat. 

We look forward to seeing you soon! 

Laura Lodge
Customized Craft Beer Programs

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Easter Brunch In Vail

Easter Sunday is right around the corner and the culinary team in Atwater on Gore Creek is making easy for you to skip the prepping, the cooking and the cleaning!

Easter brunch in Atwater on Gore Creek will feature all of your holiday favorites plus a few extra special buffet items. Our Easter brunch menu in Atwater is sure to please one and all.

For Easter Sunday brunch reservations at our Vail restaurant, call 970-479-7014.

*Non-inclusive of tax and gratuity. Menu is subject to change. Complimentary Valet Parking.

Photo credit: Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet in Atwater on Gore Creek

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Spring in Vail Brings A Mountain of Memories

Think amazing snow, sunny skies, free concerts, competitions, spring deals in Vail and unforgettable fun in the mountains. With just a few weeks left, now is the time to rally up some family and friends and head up to Vail Colorado for some white magic under the sun! With great hotel rates available, the question is not IF you can make it up, but rather WHEN you can get away?

Weekend, weekday, one night or two - we've got you covered at Vail Cascade Resort, a Vail Mountain resort!


While the end of the ski season may be drawing near, the fun is just beginning in Vail! Be part of the  biggest end of season bash in the Rocky Mountains. After a day on Vail Mountain, keep the momentum going with free live concerts, Bud Light après after-dark parties, base area giveaways, and so much more! Going on now through Apr. 20, Spring Back to Vail and experience why end of the season is one of the best times to visit Vail.


The World Pond Skimming Championships presented by Red Bull return to Vail Mountain’s Golden Peak base area for the 12th year on Sunday, April 20. Skimmers from far and wide will gather in Vail to test their buoyancy on Lake Golden Peak for the chance at the title of 2014 World Pond Skimming Champion. It is guaranteed to be a wet, wild and wacky good time for participants and spectators alike. Closing day entertainment in Vail also includes a free concert from Steel Pulse at Solaris in Vail Village at 4 p.m.


You made it to Vail and we are excited you're staying at the Vail Cascade Resort! As our guest, we invite you to dine in Atwater on Gore Creek April 19 & 20th for our first 'Put a Fork in Hunger' eat-to-feed fundraising campaign. During that weekend, 10 percent from each guest's dinner bill will be donated to Food Bank of the Rockies to restock their local pantry. It's an easy way to unwind, dine and donate in one sitting! 

For spring lodging and hotel deals in Vail, Colorado, check out our Vail vacation packages.

Photo credit: World Pond Skimming Competition at Spring Back to Vail

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