Affordable Restaurants in the Vail Valley


Lick Your Fingers Good Dining That You Can Afford

While the Vail Valley is known for exquisite four and five star dining, not much is known about it’s more affordable dining options.  Here is a quick overview of our Minturn, CO favorite restaurants.

Nicky’s Quickie

nickys_logo3What makes Nicky’s so different? They only cook with Pure Extra Virgin Olive Oil and only fry in Pure Grape Seed Oil. Nicky’s uses the highest quality ingredients including Kosher and Organic Ingredients whenever possible. The best ingredients makes the best dish. Nicky’s Quickie does not contain Pork, Nuts, Shellfish Products or Trans-Fats. Our Zesty Homemade Tzatziki Sauce is Nicky’s Quickie caters to meat eaters, vegetarians, vegans, and a number of religious diets. Nicky’s Quickie is Lean, Natural, Healthy, Hearty and Delicious.

Magustos Pizza

Magustos pizza and burger bar is open 6 days a week, Monday through Saturday from 11am until 2am serving great pizza, burgers, and other pub options. Just next door from The Bunkhouse.

Kirby Cosmos BBQ

1552381_10202133204548114_149583953_oAt Kirby Cosmo’s, every day is a pig-pickin’ and the whole neighborhood is always welcomed to join! Our BBQ hails from Asheville, NC and Greenville, SC, where the first JB’s BBQ restaurants originated. When JB opened up shop in Minturn, Coloradoans and visitors alike got the taste for this original sauce and tasty meats. So sit back, relax, and roll up your sleeves. We hope you’ll enjoy! Walk out of The Bunkhouse, take a right on Main Street and walk a block away!

The Minturn Saloon
One of Minturn’s most historic restaurants, the Saloon is a must when visiting the Vail Valley.  In the same building constructed in 1901, the Minturn Saloon has been serving customers, both famous and infamous, since 1976.  Voted the best Margaritas, and one of America’s best bars in 2007.

There is something for everyone on The Minturn Saloon menu. You will find Mexican favorites along with chicken, fish, ribs, steak, duck, quail, nightly specials, and a children’s menu. Walk out of The Bunkhouse, take a left on Main Street and walk a short block away.

The Minturn Country Clubsaloon

A non-traditional steakhouse! Pick your cut, and grill it yourself. All-you-can-eat salad bar included. A fun night out for a unique experience!

Sticky Fingers Café

Home of The Perfect Turn and Sloppy Moe. Small, comfy, cozy, natural, local, colorful artsy cafe serving breakfast and lunch with full coffee service. Just across the street from The Bunkhouse.

Zibby’s Ice Cream

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Zibby’s Ice Cream. Local, wholesome and natural ingredients to hand-craft delicious ice cream packed with flavor that will leave you smiling. Walk out of The Bunkhouse, take a right on Main Street and walk a half a block.