Restaurants

Estes Park has an abundance of restaurants, from fast food to fine dining and everything in between. Are you hungry for a juicy steak? Locally caught trout? Want to try an Elk filet? Craving some tangy BBQ? Maybe something more international like Italian or Mexican? We have it all….

Below is a list of our favorite local restaurants. Stop by the Front Desk to make dinner reservations (highly recommended in summer) and get driving directions. We also have a book of local menus to peruse.

GUEST FAVORITES (reservations recommended)

Cascades Restaurant at the Stanley Hotel – continental cuisine
(970) 577-4001 – www.stanleyhotel.com/dining 333 Wonderview Avenue, Estes Park

The Rock Inn – steak, salads, pasta – entertainment
(970) 586-4116 – www.rockinnestes.com 1675 Colorado 66, Estes Park

Smokin’ Dave’s BBQ & Taphouse
(970) 577-7427 – www.smokindavesq.com 800 Moraine Avenue

Twin Owls Steakhouse – steakhouse (organic beef) in historic cabin
(970) 586-9344 – www.twinowls.net 800 MacGregor Avenue, Estes Park

DINNER

The Dunraven Inn – Italian, steak, seafood in an historic cabin
(970) 586-6409 www.dunraveninn.com 2470 Colorado Hwy 66, Estes Park

The Tavern at Mary’s Lake Lodge – continental cuisine, entertainment
(970) 586-5958 – www.marylakelodge.com/dining.htm 2625 Mary’s Lake Road, Estes Park

Mama Rose’sItalian, riverside patio
(970) 586-3330 – www.mamarosesrestaurant.com 338 E. Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park

Nicky’s Restaurant – steak, Greek, breakfast
(970) 586-5376 – www.nickysestespark.com 1350 Fall River Road, Estes Park

The Other Side Restaurant – continental cuisine, Sunday brunch
(970) 586-2171 – www.theothersideofestes.com 900 Moraine Avenue, Estes Park

Waterfront Grille at the Estes Park Resort – Continental cuisine, lakefront patio
(970) 577-6400 – www.theestesparkresort.com 1700 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park

CASUAL DINING

Café de Pho Thai – Vietnamese, Thai
(970) 577-0682 – www.cafedephothai.com 225 W. Riverside Drive, Estes Park

Casa Grande – Mexican, riverside patio
(970) 577-0799 – www.casagrandemexicana.com 220 E. Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park

Ed’s Cantina – Mexican, American, riverside patio
(970) 586-2919 – www.edscantina.com 390 E. Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park

El Mex-Kal – family Mexican restaurant
(970) 596-4377 – 160 First Street, Estes Park

The Grubsteak Restaurant – American, burgers, salads, outdoor patio
(970) 586-2919 – www.grubsteakestespark.com 134 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park

La Hacienda – Mexican
(970) 586-1156 – haciendarealmexican.com 165 Virginia Drive, Estes Park

Moon Kats Tea Shoppe – tea shop, high tea, sandwiches and salads
(303) 437-9514 – www.moonkats.com  205 Park Lane, Estes Park

Poppy’s Pizza & Grill – burgers, soup, salad, riverfront patio
(970) 586-8282 – www.poppyspizzaandgrill.com 342 East Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park

Sweet Basilico – Italian
(970) 586-3899 – www.sweetbasilico.com 430 Prospect Village Drive, Estes Park

Village Pizza – pizza, Italian, sandwiches
(970) 586-6031 – www.estesparkpizza.com 543 Big Thompson Avenue (Lower Stanley Village), Estes Park

BREAKFAST

Big Horn Restaurant
(970) 586-2792 – www.estesparkbighorn.com 401 West Elkhorn, Estes Park

Claire’s on the Park – breakfast, lunch, dinner
(970) 586-9564 – www.clairesonthepark.net  225 Park Lane, Estes Park

Donut Haus – pastries, donuts & breads
(970) 586-2988 – www.donuthaus-estespark.com 342 Moraine Avenue, Estes Park

The Egg & I
(970) 586-1173 – www.theeggandirestaurants.com 393 E. Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park

Mountain Home Café – breakfast and lunch
(970) 586-6624 – www.mountainhomecafe.com 457 E. Wonderview Avenue (near Safeway), Estes Park

The Other Side Restaurant – continental cuisine, Sunday brunch
(970) 586-2171 – www.theothersideofestes.com 900 Moraine Avenue, Estes Park

DELIVERY to STREAMSIDE

Chicago’s BestPizza, sandwiches, salads
(970) 586-4796 – 112 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park

Dominos Pizza
(970) 586-8181 – http://pizza.dominos.com/colorado/estes-park 911 Moraine Avenue, Estes Park