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The Wheel Bar

132 E Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80511
970-586-9381
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Ranked #63 of 119 Restaurants in Estes Park
Cuisines: Bar
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: The Wheel Bar is located in the center of downtown Estes Park, Colorado, the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. We pride ourselves in being family owned since 1945 and invite you to drop in to enjoy the local warmth and charm of The Wheel Bar.
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Arvada, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Stop in for a step back to the 1960's and enjoy cheap drinks and the most fun bartenders ever! The local crowd seems to hang out here bit everyone is super friendly!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Luckily this bar was within walking distance of our hotel. We were able to grab a few local brews and watch the game. Several tv's are available, also some games like pool. Bartender was friendly and very attentive. Kept the drinks going! :) Clean place to relax after a long day of sightseeing.

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Londonderry, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This bar is right downtown and just your typical bar but, it was a great place to just sit and have a beer. The evening bartenders were great guys!

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St Joseph, Missouri USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Seems like your neighborhood bar. Lots of TV's, comfortable seating, bar food and a place to rest your weary feet without hassle. The female bartender on days was very nice and pleasant chatting with us about the local flavor.

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sarasota, FL
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119 reviews 119 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Over the past 30 years, whenever I was in Estes Park, I always went to the Wheel Bar for a cocktail or 2....That tradition has come to an end. After we had a late lunch, my husband and I stopped into the Wheel around 4 PM. The Nagl owner we had known for years now has his son running the... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Nice group of people at the bar playing poker on Tuesday. Great bartenders. Need to update and clean the restrooms.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I only came for the free Tuesday Night Texas Hold'em Poker Night. I was with a group of people, and some of them come here often. Most players are local and very friendly. You sign in and get $1500 of poker chips (for free). You can also get a quick free lesson in Texas Hold'em rules if you don't already... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We enjoyed some cocktails in the evening after a long day of hiking in the park by the river. Old place but definately a good and friendly environment.Prices were very reasonable as welll...

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Omaha, Nebraska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Fun place to stop in on a crowded night and make new friends. The staff was great, the beer was coldand, the women were pretty. What more does a man need. Two young couple even rode in on horseback and tied them up out back next to the Big Thompson. Great times.

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

i am writing this review after 6 or 7 times visits at this place...i just wanted to say the bartender, Shane, has some problems going on...he is rude and gets drunk behind the bar all the time....i don't know how is still at work...he gives free drinks to everyone ...after drinking 12 beers your tab is 12 bucks cool....well probably... More 

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Address: 132 E Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80511
Phone Number: 970-586-9381
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
Cuisine: Bar

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