A distinctive chophouse, Chap’s serves everything from Kobe beef to lamb T-bone. “Our buffalo rib eye is definitely our signature,” says Jake Gruber, lead line cook. “The marinade on it is unreal. But the real secret is our hard-working team. Every cook cares.”
A person can’t eat out every day, so Safeway is the valley favorite for fresh, raw meat. Russell’s in Vail leans toward decadent preparations of classic items, and isn’t afraid to enhance the flavor with a little butter. Lancelot in Vail has been serving a rare prime rib for years, and has loyal fans who come back year after year.