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The Wheel Bar

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132 E Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80511
970-586-9381
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Dining options: Drinks, Late Night
Good for: Bar scene
Description: The Wheel Bar is located in the center of
downtown Estes Park, Colorado, the...
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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  • 38
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great music 🎶 and atmosphere

Went to play pool 🎱, friendly staff, food smelled great. Love the old school feel. Great place to start the night 🌃 bathroom was clean!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Bothell, Washington
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are from Seattle but were in Estes Park for a concert. We needed a bar to watch the football game. They set us up with a tv downstairs and some takeout menus. The only downside was the horrible loss my team had. Hope the Broncos win the super bowl - thanks for taking care of us!

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Thank Kris H
Drake, Colorado
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have never had a bad experience at the Wheel. great atmosphere and service as usual. We have been here several times in our first year living in Estes

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Thank darjulCO
Medina, Ohio
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146 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here, and I drank the beer. Other than that, there's not a lot to say. It was a pretty typical watering hole. Prices were pretty good, as I recall.

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Thank Shane S
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to play pool 🎱, friendly staff, food smelled great. Love the old school feel. Great place to start the night 🌃 bathroom was clean!!!

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Thank jessfairytail21@gmail
Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

This bar was in walking distance to the hotel we were staying at, Misty Mountain Lodge. We went there two out of the three nights we were there. I wish I could remember the bartenders names, because both bartenders each night were so friendly and fun! Beer is very inexpensive and shots were a great price. They have games too,... More 

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Thank Kristen W
Bonifay, Florida
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Nice folks, plenty to do to entertain yourself. Pool table, pin ball, and of course nice beverages!!!

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Thank debpnurse
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Always a friendly smile and tummy friendly foods. Take your order right at the bar and delivered promptly.

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Thank John R
Collinsville, Illinois
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Nice place to sit and have a drink. They do not have food, but can order to any place in town and have it picked up. I found this interesting. The bartender was very helpful and polite.

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Thank pfalzy
Round Rock, Texas
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165 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the atmosphere and drinks very much! Visited with others! Bloody Mary's, beer, gin and tonics all mixed very well! We all had something different! Friendly!

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Thank Carolyn S
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80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

70 years young!....just go!....great bar...tons of TV's...game day drink specials...(spicy bloody Mary's from a good looking bearded bartender on the lower level were to die for!)...drink specials...BEER...wine...great vibe and if you want food...you can order something from a restaurant notebook and it will be delivered to you!...smashing Yankee loving bartender upstairs...again just go!...see you next year! 😊

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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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