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Penelope's World Famous Burgers & Fries

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229 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
(970) 586-2277
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Very good chili dogs!

2 chili dogs and 2 large cokes for $17. very good food, great staff. No complaints! Ideal location, ended up going there because we were shopping downtown.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Laramie, Wyoming
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Laramie, Wyoming
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

2 chili dogs and 2 large cokes for $17. very good food, great staff. No complaints! Ideal location, ended up going there because we were shopping downtown.

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South Brunswick, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We came here on a recommendation from a friend, and were not disappointed. The burgers are great, and the fries are also pretty darn good. I had a turkey burger and was impressed. It's a small place where you order at the counter and then sit until your number is called. Not fancy at all, but definitely tasty.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This was just a really good old-fashioned burger. No frills, but they do make a dang good burger. Fresh ingredients, and they made sure I got my burger exactly how I want. Good bread that is nicely toasted, and fresh patty. The prices are fairly high for what this place is, but people are going to come anyway. I do... More 

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32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is a great place for a burger and fries. really good. It is not a fancy place at all...kind of grungy. Very busy. Go when everyone else is somewhere else!

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Houston, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We asked where we could get a good burger and was told to go to Penelope's. The bathroom is shared with other stores so that could be better. The food was good but it could be a little cheaper.

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LOVELAND
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Have been to this place many times over the last 20 years and have NEVER had a bad hamburger !!!! Generous portions and reasonable prices, given it's in a tourist town. Definitely not for the faint of heart foodie !!! LOL

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

If you've read any of my reviews in the past, you know I love a good burger! If you're wanting to stop for a great burger in Estes Park, stop here! Evidently, it's also one of the only restaurants open in the winter months in Estes Park. The food was prepared fresh with excellent toppings and the Elk Burger was... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We tried the buffalo and elk burgers, they were both very good. The meat was seasoned well and cooked just right. French fries were pretty good if you like a lot of salt and pepper on them. A little bit pricey for a regular hamburger.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We went here because it looked like the kind of place that had something for everyone. We were right, something for every taste. The wife got a buffalo burger which she said was "ok", my don got macaroni and cheese which looked just like the mac'n cheese in the blue box at the store...in other words, not great. My reuben... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Just a small little place but good burgers and a very large menu. Something for everyone. A nice place to take a break from shopping.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 229 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: (970) 586-2277

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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