About Mirabelle Restaurant
Mirabelle is a boutique restaurant located in the Vail Valley and believe to be the first home site in Beaver Creek. It’s unique and romantic setting is the home of Belgium Master Chef Daniel Joly. His unique and contemporary cuisine uses the best natural and organic ingredients available. Chef Joly takes great pride in his work but if you ask him what gives him the most satisfaction of all his awards and accomplishments he will simply say that awards and peer recognition are great but a customer complimenting him for a great dining experience is the best of all.
Avon, CO 81620
Belgian, Modern European, French
Hours of Operation:
Dinner : Open 7 days a week until the 18th of March
then open 6 days a week, closed on Sunday
Welcome Center Beaver Creek
$50 and over
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Mirabelle can serve a personalized menu and service in your home for small to larger parties.
Easy self parking on private lot outside restaurant.
Beaver Creek "Vail Transportation" brings guests from anywhere in Beaver Creek and Bachalor Gulch free of charge.
Private Party Facilities:
The charming ranch house has been a wonderful place for many events ranging from large corporate events, weddings, rehearsal dinners to smaller private birthday parties and family reunions to any special event .Its unique setting has three private dining rooms. Outside deck along the creek and garden to enjoy in the summer.
Private Party Contact:
Nathalie Joly: (970) 949-7728
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Mirabelle Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Resting on its laurels. Nice enough atmosphere but the food was lackluster at best. Even the amuse buche was bland. The "highly recommended" Dover sole was overcooked and blah, not enough sauce and too thick and bland anyway. Onion soup described as classic was not - which would be fine but it was thin, boring, lacking onion flavor and with dull of chunks of mysterious mushy root vegetables. With a chewy cheese crisp on top instead of melted gruyere. Overpriced menu and wine list, and for the restaurant supposedly the most renowned in Beaver Creek, this was the most boring and blandest food. Even the ice creams were all freezer burnt - and we had three flavors - which is pathetic.
Lovely French themed restaurant in Beaver Creek with marvelous cuisine selections. Thoughtful and knowledgeable wait staff, great wine selection, fantastic desserts and genuine ambience made for a wonderful evening. The chef is obviously highly skilled and experienced and the entire operation appeared pleasant and wholly professional. We will be back. Oh, and ask for Cris as a waiter.
Even though I've lived in the Vail Valley for years, I never knew that the little farmhouse just inside the Beaver Creek entrance gates was a restaurant! My husband and I celebrated our anniversary there and could not have asked for a more romantic setting. Mirabelle is a Francophile gem masquerading as a cowboy's dream. The picturesque farmhouse is situated against a mountain backdrop, snuggled into the pines and aspens and feels like you're miles away - you'd never guess you were only a few minutes from two world class ski resorts! We were in no hurry so we had drinks in the lounge and snuggled up to the fire. (The seating area is well appointed with comfy loveseats and chairs, furry wraps and blankets, and views of the snowfields just outside.) The bartender made what may be the best Cosmo I've ever had and my husband was very happy with his Manhattan.
When I made the reservation, I requested a cozy table for two and that 's just what we got. We were seated at a lovely table by the window where we could see the snowfall. We chose the asparagus soup and lobster with pork belly for starters and the blue crab spring rolls for the second. Our entrees were out of this world - the roasted elk with blackberry and the halibut cheeks were both phenomenal and completely unexpected. I'm usually a little hesitant to order wild game because of the potentially too gamey flavor but the chef cooked the elk perfectly and the tart/sweet of the blackberry complimented the meat wonderfully. My husband is a fisherman so it's always a treat for him to find halibut cheeks which he lovingly refers to as the best part of the fish.
Our evening was capped off with a beautiful complimentary dessert tray! The chef selected a trio of molten chocolate lava cake, pistachio ice cream, and creme' brulee, each bite more decadent than the previous one.
If you're looking for something different for a special occasion you will love the ambiance and cuisine of Mirabelle. I can't wait to go back!
I've been to Mirabelle a few times but it has been about 10 or 15 years since our last visit. The character of the restaurant, the warmth just as I remembered makes the place very inviting. Perfect for a date or special occasion. The service was okay despite being seated about 20 minutes after our reservation. We ordered drinks at the bar while we waited, the bartender was struggling. Didn't know how to make a manhattan and was about 10 drinks behind. The wine sommelier was excellent and very helpful. I remember the food being better. There were some good dishes, the sweet breads, the ravioli, the foie gras. The entrees, lamb and lobster were just okay and forgettable. Despite the decrease in execution, the atmosphere is worth a visit.
I had eaten almost everywhere else in Beaver Creek and finally tried Mirabelle. It is now my favorite restaurant in Beaver Creek. Very authentic French food with superb meat disused and a reasonable (for a high end restaurant) French and Californian wine list. The service is excellent. So far as I could tell every single person in the restaurant was a native French speaker.
We have come to this Restaurant for years . It has always been our favorite on the Mountain . The last time we had sub par service but cam back because anyone can have a bad night. However this time we brought another couple and was appalled. We ordered wine by the glass and a beer, each had different wine so he poured my wife's wine and had less then a teaspoon in bottle . He went and brought back another bottle and started to pour it on top of the other wine . I asked for a different glass which he made a snarky remark about but did get a different glass and poured what would be the end of that bottle about 1 oz . He went and got a different bottle which he opened and she finally got a glass of wine! He then ask me to hold my beer glass at an angle so he could poor my beer! He took a horrible attitude with us ,so I asked for the manager was very kind and understanding and moved us to a different section. The server there was good and knowledgeable. How ever the the food was sub par I asked the waiter to taste the the toasted Parmesan wafer which was scorched he did and said " oh I wish I hadn't tasted that it is terrible"
My wife's fish was dry and tasted poorly.
I paid over 470 dollars for a sub par meal and had several issues at the very least these difficulties should,have been acknowledged!
The owners are very nice people which I'm sorry that we will not be able to patronize them again ! Because of the issues?
The food is very good, which you would expect at this level restaurant. What was a bit dissapointing is that each course of our chefs tasting menu (with wine pairing) came within a minute or two of the last. We could not help but feel rushed, being pressed through 4 courses within an hour of arrival. Things improved after we expressed that issue to management, so all ended well. We finished our wine, and the souffle was the best we ever tasted.
Mirabelle has been refurbished since I last ate there 4 years ago and the atmosphere is much more welcoming and authentic. The food was outstanding and I would definitely recommend for foodies! This will be a regular for me now and I'm so glad I gave it another try. The food was always good but with the renovations and improved ambience it rates top of my list for the Vail Valley. Give it a try!
Our annual ski trek to the Vail Valley wouldn't be complete without dinning at Mirabelles. The Chefs Tasting Menu is always a pleasure and the ability to order individual aItems a la carte is a great notion other restaurants should adopt. For gourmet meals, superb service, and old world ambience you can't do better in the Rockies! We will continue to return in every trip - and likely more than once!
Situated in the cutest little ranch house just inside the gates to BC Village. Service, ambiance, and appetizers were spot on. Excellent wine list. Entrees left a little to be desired. As far as fine dining in a ski town goes - it's about as good as it gets.
Note to parents, please leave the kids at home for those who want to have a romantic evening - there are plenty of other good restaurants around with more kid friendly menus. You don't need to commandeer the best one in town, or better yet - find a sitter!
Superb in every respect. The chef is truly gifted and the presentation and service are inspired. We have dined here every year for the last 15 years on our annual sojourn to Beaver Creek and have never been disappointed. We recommend it unreservedly. It is like dining in the home of an old and valued friend. It is made for any special occasion.
Mirabelles has a fantastic warm atmosphere for dining. Our table had perfectly made cocktails prior to ordering our meal, and the wine selection for dinner was very nice. My entree was beef tenderloin. The beef was average, I have had much better. Other entrees at our table were excellent. Dessert was delicious! Our waiter was arrogant, which was disappointing. All the other staff , including the owner were very attentive and welcoming.
What a disappointing experience this was! We ate here New Year's Eve and left with an empty wallet and nearly empty stomachs. We had to ask the waiter to bring us bread and there was one small roll per person. While pleasant, he appeared sporadically during the evening. The foie gras tasted like something purchased at a grocery store counter. The elk was tasteless and the accompanying vegetables, especially the potatoes, were overcooked. The dessert plate tasted as if it had been prepared days ahead of time. If the meal hadn't cost $500 (including tip) for 3 people I might be a little less severe in my critique but we will never venture there again.
A Vail/Beaver Creek must is to eat at Mirabelle. The food is excellent and the service is even better. A bit on the pricy side but it is well worth the expense. My lamb chops came a bit overdone the a fresh plate quickly remedied the situation.
We have been to Mirabelle 10 times and it has never failed us.
Food is always delicious and the best of ingredients. The lamb is amazing. The sides and salads are so delicious. We enjoy coming here when we are in town. The service is very attentive and the ambiance is classy with low lights and relaxing. Love! Romantic.
Mirabelle has been one of the real fine-dining restaurants in the valley for many years. While it is good, it remains rather ho-hum when compared to several others. The ingredients are highest quality and are prepared well, but the plates are more like something you would see at a first-rate convention meal, and the courses are served to quickly. We had two of the reastaurant’s most popular dishes, Dover Sole and Rack of Lamb. both were good; just not great.
Mira belle is a beautiful and cozy restaurant. It is A farmhouse w multiple dining rooms which create a wonderfully romantic atmosphere. It is owned and operated by the Jolie family who take great pride in their restaurant and their attention to detail and consistency show in every aspect of the dining experience from the waitstaff to the food. We have eaten here many times and would highly recommend it to all.
We have eaten at Mirabelle restaurant several times over the years and loved it so much that we even had my daughter's wedding rehearsal dinner at this (formerly) charming venue, however, this particular meal was a horrible experience, and we were very disappointed.
We were seated in a disconnected back dining area that was very cold, lacked charm, was uncomfortably quiet for the two tables seated there and was off the beaten enough to lack initial attention from the server. We waited a very long time for him to take our drink order and when he finally came to take our dinner order we had to ask about the specials because he had forgotten to tell us. Three of us had the sole meunière, which came out dry, sauceless and without capers. The other meals were rated just ok. Desserts were good, the sorbet was excellent, but we were never comfortable because the room, with our table by the window, never warmed up, even though we asked if it was possible to up the thermostat. Even though this has been a family tradition for us, I doubt we will be back. Something has changed. The attention to detail and dining experience was sorely lacking.
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