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Larkspur Restaurant

584 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Fit for Foodies (8)
  • Great for Lunch (6)
  • Kid-friendly (5)
Larkspur’s warm, contemporary atmosphere and world-class service never fails to surprise and delight. Larkspur Restaurant is a special events based restaurant specializing in weddings, rehearsal dinners, brunch, corporate events and gatherings of all shapes and sizes. Our beautiful venue is fully customizable to transform into whatever vision you may have for your dream event. We look forward to sharing our passion for great food and hospitality and will save a spot at our table for you! Kid-friendly. Valet Parking. Weelchair Accessible.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
We are a private event based restaurant offering public lunch and apres, as well as dinner on Friday and Saturday nights, during the ski season only. As we specialize in weddings, corporate events and social gatherings, our hours often vary. Please call us directly to book your special event.
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Phone number
(970) 754-8050
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Christian McCallion & Bill Fitzgerald
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Private party facilities
Larkspur Restaurant is a special events based restaurant specializing in weddings, rehearsal dinners, brunch, corporate events and gatherings of all shapes and sizes. Our beautiful venue is fully customizable to transform into whatever vision you may have for your dream event.
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Private party contact
Meridith Lowe: (877) 912-9290
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Larkspur does not offer offsite catering.
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Cross street
Golden Peak Ski Area - Vail Valley Drive and S Frontage Rd E
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Parking details
Parking available on site.
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Public transit
Transportation center - in town bus east to Golden Peak
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Special events & promotions
Chef-owner, Thomas Salamunovich, opened Larkspur Restaurant in 1999 to provide Vail, CO with an unparalleled culinary experience focused on elevated regional American fare. Named after the stunning purple Colorado wildflower, Larkspur’s energetic bar area, recently renovated dining room and bustling open kitchen provides a unique venue for any occasion. Located at the base of Vail Village’s Golden Peak, our sweeping patio and lawn look out over the slopes of Vail Mountain and stunning peaks of Gore Range enhancing the ambiance of your outside event. The options at Larkspur are limitless, depending on the size and scope of your function, we offer multiple spaces and configurations to accommodate groups from 20 up to 400 guests. Whether you are hosting a boardroom style meeting, a soirée to thank your donors for a successful fundraising campaign or a themed gathering with your friends & family let our tenured team turn your vision into a reality.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 584 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Consistently great. always look forward to returning for another meal!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

Very slow. Waiter forgot my appetizer and also one of the main courses.

robertfried (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Very good restaurant near Vail Village. Excellent wine list and interesting choices. Slightly expensive but worth it.

nycmin (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Very surprised the food was not hot. The potatoes on the veal dish were cold. The restaurant was not very crowded so we are confused as to how the meal came out very quickly and was room temperature. The veal was very bland hardly any flavor and the spinach was salty. A disappointment.

OpenTable Diner (Montana)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

We had fabulous time at Larkspur, the service was amazing, very attentive and professional, managers visited the table a few times during our meal. We really felt like royalty. The atmosphere was perfect. Highly recommended.

Monica (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Larkspur did not disappoint, food was great and delicious and the service, well outstanding and it gave it a real family feel.

vipAaargh (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Best. Tomato soup. Ever. I do wish they'd bring back the mini grilled cheese variety sampler they used to serve the soup with, but it's still fabulous. Burger's very thick, served on a wonderfully light brioche bun; skinny fries get cold too soon but have good flavor. Doughnut balls w/ dipping sauce very tasty. Good espresso drinks and Champagne by the glass, Excellent, hospitable staff. Lovely dining room with comfortable booths, perfect lighting, beautiful glassed-in wine room. Really need at least a onesie within the restaurant/bar as opposed to having to trek all the way through the loud, crowded foyer to the bathrooms on the other side of the building. Ski-in @ Golden Peak.

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

I decided to visit Larkspur for dinner with my girlfriend, based on the positive first experience last year, We were treated so spectacularly from beginning to end, the restaurant is ran extremely professionally. The staff are very welcoming (hostess greeting us with smile) and friendly, amazing service by the staff, with having very knowledgeable not only servers that can help you out with the menu selection, but also having Managers who stop by at your table throughout your dinner offering so much hospitality. It was so romantic with a great atmosphere and lovely music in the background. This restaurant is definitely a place to go for lunch, brunch or dinner, regardless if its for business dinner or just family or friends.

vipDiner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

The food was excellent. A true example of fine dining

OpenTable Diner (Denver)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Larkspur is always our favorite in Vail. The restaurant itself is beautiful, the food was to die for and the staff were amazing. The staff were so friendly, happy to chat and explain each course as well as cater for me with significant allergies. A lot of restaurants make a big deal of it, almost embarrassing me in the process. At Larkspur, they said they were aware of my allergies and would tweak the meal to fit my needs and that I wouldn't need to eat something different from regular menu.