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Fawn Brook Inn

357 Business Highway 7, Allenspark, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80150
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Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Allenspark
Price range: $25 - $100
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Austrian, French, German, Continental
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Fawn Brook Inn is the premier fine dining establishment in the mountains of Boulder County. Family owned and operated for over 34 years. Austrian head chef and owner Herman Groicher along with his wife Mieke specialize in traditional cuisine prepared with unmatched commitment to culinary excellence. Experienced staff perform table-side meal preparation in time-honored methods; the unforgettable European style atmosphere is the perfect special occasion setting for couples, families, groups, weddings and other events. Private dining rooms available on request. World class meal selections prepared fresh daily include: Black Angus Filet, Duckling, Lamb, Elk, Chicken, Trout, Black Forest Rouladen and many others starting at $31. Soup and salad included with all entrees. World class wine cellar, premium spirit and beer selections. Specialty gourmet meal offerings for couples.
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Denver, Colorado
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We've been Fawn Brook customers for many years, but the latest visit left us pretty sure we won't return again. The food was a long way below the level we've come to expect. The vegetarian entree was extremely poor. The main ingredient was steamed cauliflower: large chunks that had no spice of any kind, not even butter, salt and pepper.... More

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Loveland, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were looking forward to our return trip to the Fawn Brook. Don't know what happened but most of the food in our expensive meal was horrible. The escargot appetizer had no taste and actually made me gag. It was sent back. Our soup and entrees (halibut and schnitzel) were bland and nothing extraordinary. The halibut had sliced scallops on... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

WE have been to the Fawn Brook Inn 3 times and will never go back. We kept hoping we'd get the quality that others have raved about, but honestly, the food was terrible. The escargots was in a gooey, not flaky, puffed pastry, it was oily and mostly filled with mushrooms, not snails. Their version of pork Schnitzel had no... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Interesting and superbly cooked entrees Service is excellent. It is not inexpensive (about $50/person including service), but you'd pay a lot more for less in an urban setting. Reservations are essential.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The food, the atmosphere, the service, all fantastic. We'll definitely return and recommend to all our friends and family.

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Wyckoff, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The escargot appetizer was nothing special - in a puff pastry with mushrooms and a bland sauce. The chicken piccata was overcooked and lacking flavor. The rack of lamb was ok but not special, and if there were truffles you couldn't tell. The person in our party who had the steak au poivre liked it, although it was not pepper... More

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Richardson, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

We were very surprised at this "out of the way" restaurant. We were staying up the street and walked down for dinner. The outside patios were amazing. The plants were beautiful and the hummingbirds were all over the place.. Very, very nice front appearance and patio areas. The food was very good.. although pricey that should be a surprise for... More

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Davidson, North Carolina, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have been going to the Fawn Brook Inn for many years, and have had experiences ranging from superb to so-so. We are big supporters for Will, Mieke and Hermann and this unique restaurant. It has a charming ambiance, with lovely gardens, flowers and hummingbirds, and a Teutonic mountain interior that is cozy and intimate. That said, our recent meal... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is an extraordinary restaurant nestled into quaint little Allenspark, CO. The couple have been running it since 1979. The building is a beautiful log structure decorated with gorgeous European touches. The staff have a level of sophistication that adds to the charm of this extra special restaurant. We began with a lovely smoke salmon and capers appetizer that was... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Never been to restaurant quite this unique. The owners live upstairs and the restaurant is in different rooms downstairs. Very old world European and quaint. The friendly owner/hostess, knowledgeable waiter, beautiful setting and food the highlight! It is a one of a kind, kind of place. We had oysters, jaeger schnitzel and Elk. I know the duck is their specialty.... More

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Additional Information about Fawn Brook Inn

Address: 357 Business Highway 7, Allenspark, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80150
Phone Number: 3037472556
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Rocky Mountain National Park  >  Allenspark
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Austrian, French, German, Continental

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