Restaurant Guide

During your vacation in Rocky Mountain National Park, there are so many good restaurants to choose from that it's hard to pick, but start by trying some of our visitor's favorites...

Our Favorite Restaurants by Category:

 

  • Bar-B-Que - Smokin Daves
  • Italian - Dunraven Inn
  • Steak & Seafood- Orlando's Steakhouse 
  • Casual - Poppy's Pizza & Grill
  • Coffee Houses - Coffee on the Rocks & Kind Coffee
  • Mexican - Pepper's
  • Asian - Cafe De' Pho Thai
  • Romantic - Fawn Brook Inn in Allenspark
  • Tavern & Music - Rock Inn
  • Breakfast - Egg & I

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

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

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

Are you looking for a great Mexican restaurant in Estes Park, Colorado? Come to Peppers Mexican Grill, where we’ll serve you delicious gourmet Mexican food without the long wait. If you want a fun, comfortable atmosphere with that Mexican flavor you love, we have it. We prepare the items on our menu fresh every day, made to order at your request. Our Mexican restaurant is perfect for lunch, a date night, or for family night with all of the kids!

Estes Park's Only Fast-Casual Mexican Restaurant
401 E. Elkhorn Ave
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3775639 -105.5178183
9520

Escape to Estes Park's most romantic restaurant & delight in the finest steaks, traditional Italian favorites, fresh seafood, fine wines, and a full bar-- all served in a unique atmosphere that only The Dunraven Inn can offer. Famous for a staff that creates a dining experience second to none. Bring the family, you won't regret it! Call us at 970-586-6409 and reserve your spot today!

The Rome of the Rockies!
2470 Highway 66
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.349346 -105.56826
9105

Serving traditional cuisine of Thailand and Vietnam, full of aromatic delight, colors & spices prepared fresh daily to transport you to Thailand.  Authentic, delicious and affordable Asian food served in a relaxed and casual atmosphere.

225 W. Riverside Drive
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3743838 -105.5230629
9762

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

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

There’s a coffee shop on the corner in downtown Estes Park, a quaint café where the local community meets for the best tasting coffee in town. As the day comes and goes, tables hold hot teas and tasty lattes while occupants sit and chat, work away on wireless laptops, get lost in books, catch up on journal entries, and flip through newspapers. In a time of e-mails, cell-phones, and self-reliance, coffee shops are where the community meets face-to-face. Kind Coffee is a meeting place where coffee connoisseurs and novices alike can experience fine quality certified organic, shade-grown coffees at the best price in town.

Experience a unique blend of art, music, and the energy of Kind
470 East Elkhorn Avenue
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.369338 -105.502913
9853

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

Relax on our outdoor patio with beautiful views of the mountains while enjoying a cup of our organic free trade coffee or tea! Free WIFI so you can check your messages as the Big Thompson river flows. Catch a glimpse of an elk or deer as you watch the ducks gathering on our pond.   Feed the ducks with a bag of our duck feed which is available at the shop.

Where the Coffee is as great as the Views!
510 Moraine Ave.
Estes Park
CO
80517
USA
40.3699457 -105.5295132
9841