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Chicago's Best

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American, Pizza, Sandwiches, Grill
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112 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
970-586-4796
Today
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 104
    Excellent
  • 86
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
The aroma is amazing!

We spent the day hiking and had worked up an appetite. We were walking down the street trying to decide what we should eat. The aroma from this place was amazing. We continued our walk but we were drawn back. We shared a pizza, calzone and a sandwich. We were not disappointed. This is a definite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Robert N
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Estes Park, Colorado
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I've been eating here for years. In the past they have offered good sandwiches and pizza. The past few times I have ordered food here it has been awful. The beef is dry and flaky, and the pizza is just gross. What happened? I hope things change. You could start by cleaning the place really good. It's a pretty sad... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We spent the day hiking and had worked up an appetite. We were walking down the street trying to decide what we should eat. The aroma from this place was amazing. We continued our walk but we were drawn back. We shared a pizza, calzone and a sandwich. We were not disappointed. This is a definite must stop after hitting... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The pizza, a 16" half Italian sausage and Canadian bacon and half Canadian bacon and pineapple was o.k. Not the best or worst. However the service was poor. Was the staff high? On the second visit the gyro was awful. It tasted like beef jerky. Dried out with little flavor. I had been going to Chicago's Best for the past... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We only ordered take-away from Chicago's best, so I can't speak towards in-restaurant eating. We ordered from them 3 times. It was all YUMMY. My family really enjoyed the calzones, pizza, and meatball subs. The value for what you get made it all the better. Place your order, then walk around downtown while you wait. Try it out if you're... More 

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Berryville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The pizza smells great as you walk by this restaurant, so we decided to give it a try (even though we should have listened to our hotel clerk who didn't give this place high marks). The pizza is just average...it's definitely not Chicago Style, nor is it NY style. I guess based on the reviews, there are clearly varying tastes... More 

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Donnellson, Iowa, United States
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The aroma is what enticed us to order. We were walking so we ordered at the restaurant and had it delivered. We wanted to eat there but it was really warm inside and there was an employee smoking while on their cell phone outside. It was delivered in the exact amount of time quoted. We ate it at the Inn... More 

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Van Buren, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Okay, this is my new "go to" pizza joint in Estes Park. I built my own pizza and it was delicious. The crust, sauce and fresh tasting ingredients made for the best pizza I have ever had. They also have a wide selection of sandwiches, salads and other Italian dishes. This restaurant is a "must try".

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Houston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We are from Texas and eat a lot of pizza but we really loved the pizza there! It was wonderful after a long day. The crust was so good. Probably fatting but worth it!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

If you go expecting Chicago-style pizza, you may be disappointed and the regular pizzas are just average.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Sandwiches we got from "Chicago's Best" were soggy and tasteless with garbage fake cheese. They were so bad we had to throw them away and get something else to eat, HIGHLY DISAPPOINTED. Go ahead and go to the subway around the corner.

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Additional Information about Chicago's Best

Address: 112 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone Number: 970-586-4796
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Pizza, Sandwiches, Grill

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 112 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: 970-586-4796

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Sandwiches, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?