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The Other Side

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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Family Fare
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900 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
+1 970-586-2171
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7:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tue 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wed 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thu 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Fri - Sun 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Buffet, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Nestled by the Big Thompson River near the entrance to Rocky Mountain...
Nestled by the Big Thompson River near the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, The Other Side Restaurant invites you to enjoy traditional all-American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner: choice steaks, prime rib, lobster, crab, pasta, salads and daily Chef's Specials.
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  • 182
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  • 163
    Very good
  • 77
    Average
  • 34
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  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food, Good Prices

We had 8 people eating breakfast here and it was close to only $80. Very good food, service and pricing. Their was a huge breakfast buffet set up that took up a whole room if you are into buffets. Nice to be on the outside of the hussle and bussle of main street Estes park too. This place is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Deborah S
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Scenic view
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We had 8 people eating breakfast here and it was close to only $80. Very good food, service and pricing. Their was a huge breakfast buffet set up that took up a whole room if you are into buffets. Nice to be on the outside of the hussle and bussle of main street Estes park too. This place is on... More 

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Mid-Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Had breakfast three times, mostly out of necessity. Eggs seemed to challenge the cooks, which is not a good sign. Service was adequate but in no hurry whatsoever. Good location for folks heading to the RMNP.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We went in about 3 p.m. It was raining and we were tired. Seated rather quickly. Carpet was dirty. Ordered 4 adult meals and 2 kids meals. 2 of the adult meals had to be sent back. Reuben had about 1 oz of corned beef, a few strands of sauerkraut. The broccoli cheese soup had curdled and was more like... More 

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Douglasville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Wonderful food and excellent service! Feeding the fish and ducks was an added bonus! We sat by the window and watched a small herd of mule deer go by with their babies! Just wonderful!

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Tulsa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

These people were very helpful with my food allergies and the menu selection was really good .They have a casual dining and a more upscale area .

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We only ate here during breakfast hours. The breakfast menu was extensive and the prices very reasonable. The "morning glory" muffins are a must! We ended up getting several to go for our hikes.

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Estes Park, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Other Side has been in Estes for decades - I remember going there as a teen (30 years ago!). You can't beat the location, and the food is good for the price. I've only been there recently for breakfast - the breakfast skillets and gigantic buttermilk pancakes and pecan waffles are especially good. The host and wait staff are... More 

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Benson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Food was okay but the dining room was not real clean. Nice view. For being the week before the 4th I hope it gets a good carpet cleaning.

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Billings, Montana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We tried to eat a nice family meal while vacationing in Estes Park but were very disappointed with this experience...I'm being generous with the poor rating. After being seated, it took 45 minutes to take our order, yet other people who arrived after we did ordered and received their food as we were just getting our drinks. Several of the... More 

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Jacksonville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The Other Side was recommended by our lodging host. They made a good recommendation. The restaurant is divided into two sections. Upstairs is more casual with sandwich type meals and very good for families. Downstairs has a more varied menu. My daughter had brook trout and I had trout almandine. Both very good. Nice view of the river. Friendly wait... More 

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Additional Information about The Other Side

Address: 900 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone Number: +1 970-586-2171
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Family Fare

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 900 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-2171

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Doing business, Scenic view, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

Nestled by the Big Thompson River near the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, The Other Side Restaurant invites you to enjoy traditional all-American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner: choice steaks, prime rib, lobster, crab, pasta, salads and daily Chef's Specials.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm

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