American Restaurants from Casual to Fine Dining

Dining

American-style cuisine from down-home cooking to a romantic steak dinner;  hamburgers & fries for the kids or a Caesar salad - here's a list of Estes Park restaurants with American menu items. 

Visit our Restaurant Guide for visitor's top dining picks by type of food, ambiance, and convenience.

Historical Elegance Built in 1927. 5-Star Menu. Old World Atmosphere. Serving For More Than 33 Years. Intimate Dining For Special Occasions.   The Main Dining Room- large enough for small weddings and rehearsal dinners, yet warm and cosy with tables tucked here and there.

Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5 - 8 PM
357 Business Highway 7
Allenspark
CO
80510
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9448

The Overlook Bar & Grill
165 Virginia Drive
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3775055 -105.5223603
9818

Casual Fine Dining and Stunning Views of the Rocky Mountains and Lake Estes

1700 Big Thompson Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3786454 -105.4939071
9797

At 7,522 ft, we are one of the highest BBQ joints in the USA. We follow the Holy Trilogy of BBQ (smoke, meat, sauce), all done on the premises so we can guarantee freshness & quality. Offering Carolina pork, TX Brisket, Memphis Ribs, TX Sausage, Beef Ribs & other wonderful non-BBQ options. We have 4 sauces to baptize your meats, all made fresh daily. Our full bar has 15 beers on tap & 35 beers in bottles.

New location - now open in Lyons too at 228 Main St.  Stop in on your way up the hill!

"Get Sauced At 7,522 Feet"
820 Moraine Ave
Estes Park
CO
80517-800
USA
40.365316 -105.53925
9109

Be sure to stop by for breakfast and lunch

453 E. Wonderview Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9455

A Classic American Restaurant and Steakhouse

333 Wonderview Avenue
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
39.5500507 -105.7820674
9794

Hunter's Chop House

Rustic Dining Atmosphere and Great Food - Steaks, Seafood, Game, Pastas, Salads, Burgers

1690 Big Thompson Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9446

Mountaineer Restaurant

Breakfast served all day

361 S. St. Vrain Avenue
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9817

A family restaurant that specializes in fresh Rocky Mountain Trout.

915 Moraine Avenue
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9822

Penelopes

Hungry for an old fashioned burger? We are the place to be... delight in our world-famous burgers, brats, sandwiches and fries in downtown Estes Park. Come and enjoy our menu for all, in the quaintest, oldest Burger Joint in town.

229 W. Elkhorn
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3762561 -105.525734
9151

Our menus emphasize organic foods, fresh ingredients and a gluten free and vegan friendly attitude.

6120 Highway 7
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3020701 -105.5399574
9820

Indulge in a wealth of sensory experiences.

101 S. St. Vrain Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
39.5500507 -105.7820674
9454

Mountain Grub Done Proud

134 W. Elkhorn Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9451

Estes Park's Creative Eatery

200 Moraine Avenue
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9452

Built in 1937 as a dance hall for the Big Band Era, The Rock continues to be a lively gathering place with local flair. Our menu is an ever evolving blend of hand-crafted, hearty comfort food with a health and planet conscious twist. We aim to fill you up with goodness so you can get back to enjoying the mountains again tomorrow. We feature Certified Angus Beef, All-Natural Colorado chicken, fresh salads, whole grains, organic teas and coffees, local beers, sustainably produced wines, and a full bar.

Join us for Dinner and Music
1675 Highway 66
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
39.5500507 -105.7820674
9784

Come and experience the finest in American and European dining in the heart of downtown Estes Park.

157 West Elkhorn Avenue
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.376669 -105.522343
9449

Almost everything is cooked in our Wood Fired Brick Oven

552 W. Elkhorn Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.377727 -105.5327221
9819

Enjoy our restaurant: appetizers, pizza, salads, burgers and sandwiches along with our fresh hand-crafted beer on tap.   The Restaurant has a scenic overlook, pool tables, video games, a beer garden, 200 feet mural and, of course the best Beer in Estes Park.

We are a brewpub started in 1994. The brewery brews all the beers, except the Staggering Elk ales. It features many brews including Longs Peak Raspberry Wheat, Estes Park Renegade, Stinger Wild Honey Wheat, Estes Park Porter and Estes Park Gold.

470 Prospect Village Drive
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9795

Want the best pizza, burgers, sandwiches, homemade soups and vegetarian offerings in Estes Park? Look no further... come and delight in some of America's favorite foods in our all guest friendly atmosphere while enjoying one of the best river views in town. Join us for a memorable lunch and dinner dining experience along the bank of the Big Thompson river. Located across from the library, in Barlow Plaza on the Riverwalk. Carryout available.

342 E. Elkhorn Ave
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3771367 -105.5194115
9155

Welcome to your home away from home.  If you're looking for the perfect place to have a great cup of coffee with friends or a hearty lunch made just the way you want it, our friendly associates will make you feel welcome. So sit down, relax and take some time with the menu. You'll find a number of freshly prepared favorites to keep you satisfied.

Serving Our Friends Daily
393 E. Elkhorn Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9453

We are loved for our fresh salad buffet, homemade soups, breads, and pies.

4900 South Highway 7
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9791

Located at the Historic Crags Lodge, enjoy exceptional food in a casual fine-dining atmosphere

300 Riverside Drive
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9790

Wheel Bar is by far the most popular, friendly, and fun local saloon, night club, lounge, sports bar and pool hall in town. 

132 E. Elkhorn Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9892

The Chalet offers formal dining in an elegant setting. The Tavern offers informal, lounge dining with a rustic character.

2625 Marys Lake Road
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
39.5500507 -105.7820674
9815

Track us down at the West end of town!

401 W. Elkhorn
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3764752 -105.5285577
9450

Located at Black Canyon Inn, casual fine dining in a rustic mountain lodge

800 MacGregor Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9447

Nestled by the Big Thompson River near the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, The Other Side Restaurant invites you to enjoy traditional all-American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner: choice steaks, prime rib, lobster, crab, pasta, salads and daily Chef's Specials.

Located at National Park Village
900 Moraine Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.363288 -105.543337
9812

Located downtown, behind the W. Elkhorn water wheel. 100% natural burgers, game meats, thick steaks and more. Estes Park's largest all Colorado beer selection. Children's menu and a full bar complement this local favorite.

"You'll Love Our Food, or it's FREE!
247 W. Elkhorn Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3761505 -105.5236137
9116

The Trailhead Restaurant located at the Rocky Mountain Gateway is classic Americana mixed with fresh mountain fillings! Casual and family friendly, the Trailhead Restaurant offers a fresh menu whether you're in the mood for elk stew (a favorite!), delicious cornbread for breakfast, or a great lunch stop before heading into the Rocky Mountain National Park.

3450 Fall River Road
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.4026179 -105.585982
9786

Local's Grill

Enjoy our melts, wraps, sandwiches, steaks & burgers, pasta, pizza, or South of the Border fare.

153 E Elkhorn Ave
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.376436 -105.522448
9814

Great Food, Drinks, & Fun - Family Friendly Tavern Atmosphere.  The Best in Live Music & Entertainment - Open Mic, Karaoke, Live Music.  Try our Homemade Specials at Lonigans Grill Open Everyday.

An Irish Pub
110 West Elkhorn
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3772059 -105.5216651
9706

Located atop the World Famous Wheel Bar.  Family owned and operated since 1945.  Chef Tandy is back, cooking his magic!  Tandy prides himself on serving you high quality, hormone-free steaks, fresh seafood, organic chicken, locally grown vegetables, homemade soups and freshly created desserts.

Dine with us above the rest
132 E. Elkhorn Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.37633 -105.5227298
9781

Delight in America's favorite foods in 3 distinct dining areas: family Garden room, elegant Cattlemen's room, or classic & friendly Lounge. Our entrees & pricing are designed for all tastes. Enjoy our famous prime rib roasted in rock salt, own-aged steaks or fresh seafood & Colorado Trout. Libations include unique wines and local micro-brews. Join us for a special Estes experience!

The only FALL RIVER Dining Experience in Estes Park!
1350 Fall River Rd.
Estes Park
CO
CO
USA
40.383836 -105.54754
8947

Located at The Estes Park 18 Hole Golf Course

1480 Golf Course Road
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
39.5500507 -105.7820674
9798

Didn't find what you were looking for?  Our Dining List has contact information for all the restaurants in Estes Park.