Frequently Asked Questions

Location & Parking

Where are you located and where do I park?

Mountain Standard is located Creekside in the heart of the vail village at 193 Gore Creek Drive.Vail is a pedestrian village, and no parking is available at the restaurant. To access the public parking garagehead east for approximately 1⁄4 mile on the south frontage road from the main vail roundabout at exit 176.Proceed past the Solaris building, which is private and more expensive and on to the Vail Village Transportation Center and parking garage. Parking fees vary throughout the year, but parking is always freeafter 3pm. Please note there is no validation is possible from any business in town for parking. Once parked –exit the structure and over the covered bridge then take a right on gore creek drive. Proceed for another 50 feet and turn right at the children’s fountain. Take the stairs down to the pedestrian walkway along Gore Creek. Mountain Standard is located on the left.
NOTE: our physical address will direct you to our sister restaurant Sweet Basil. Mountain Standard is in the same building on the ground floor North side of the building.

Do you have handicap Parking?

For handicap parking, choose the vail road exit from the main roundabout at Exit 176. You’ll wind through on the road that heads toward the ski Mountain until you see the pedestrian village and the Checkpoint Charlie guard booth. STOP at the booth and the officer will show you where handicap parking is located.

Reservations & Dress Code

How do I make a reservation?

Reservations are available one month (to the date) in advance and are STRONGLY encouraged at Mountain Standard. The best way to make a reservation is online. A receptionist is available to answer your phone calls daily from10am-5pm daily. 970.476.0123 X6
*If you are experiencing any illness symptoms such as: fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny/stuffy nose, body aches, nausea, chills, or fatigue, please stay home - we are happy to reschedule your reservation.

Do I need a reservation to eat at your bar?

Our wonderful 18 seat bar is full serve dining and open for lunch and dinner. We do not take reservations specifically forthe bar. It is available on a first come first served basis. Once the bar is full, the bartenders create their own waitlist.

Can you take large group reservations?

We cannot take parties larger than 8 people due to our dining room restrictions. If your group is larger than 8, please try our sister restaurant Sweet Basil. They can accommodate up to 10 people in their dining room and have further options for larger parties. Learn more about Sweet Basil Group Dining.

What is your dress code?

Mountain Casual. For your safety, we ask that you remove your ski boots in the winter before dining with us.


What kind of food do you serve?

Mountain Standard is a creative, modern Gastro-tavern that uses wood burning grills and rotisserie to infuse unique honest bold flavors. What the heck does that mean? Let our menus speak for themselves:

What dietary restrictions can you accomodate?

We currently offer modifiable options from our available menus to accommodate vegetarian, vegan, and other dietary restrictions. Those options can be discussed with your server upon arrival. We will try our best to accommodate all allergies but please note that we cannot guarantee that there will beno cross contamination with any allergen present in our kitchen.

Do you have a children's menu?

We offer a children’s menu for kids 12 years old and younger. When booking your reservation with children, please inform us if you will need booster seats, highchairs or room for a stroller so we can arrange proper seating.


Can I bring my dog?

We love our pets as much as you do, however, pets are not allowed in our dining room. We allow ADA certified service dogs in the restaurant but they must be under your table and not in the service area. Please inform us when booking that you’ll be arriving with a service animal so we can arrange proper seating.

Do you have gift cards?

Yes! Our gift cards are the perfect gift for that food lover in your life! Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard Gift Cards are valid at either restaurant. Gift Cards can be purchased online and shipped for free or left at the host stand for the receiver. You can even send the receiver a personal message that we will hand write on abeautiful logoed note card and send with the card. Gift Cards will be processed within 48 hours. Order Gift Cards.
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