American Restaurants from Casual to Fine 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.
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.
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.
The best in burgers (fresh ground chuck, buffalo or elk), gyros, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches and more.
Come to Estes Park and enjoy many varieties of Tea and Chai served at your table, take it to go or grab a box of fine tea for the home or as a gift. We also serve High & Afternoon Tea. Our pastries are fresh & unique, the coffee rich & robust, and we offer superb sandwiches and salads. Vegetarian and gluten-free options available with advance request. Free Wi-Fi. Open Tues-Sat. 11 am to 5 pm, Sun 10 am to 5 pm.
Wheel Bar is by far the most popular, friendly, and fun local saloon, night club, lounge, sports bar and pool hall in town.
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!
Tavern 1929 Restaurant & Brewery, located in Marys Lake Lodge, offers informal, lounge dining with a rustic character.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We are loved for our fresh salad buffet, homemade soups, breads, and pies. Closed for Winter - Reopen Memorial Day weekend
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.
Our menus emphasize organic, locally sourced, in season ingredients presented in a delicious, healthy menu full of home style Chinese-American fusion dishes. Plenty of vegan and gluten-free options available.
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.