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900 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
970-586-2171
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Ranked #25 of 119 Restaurants in Estes Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $25
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
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet, Dessert
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.
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English first
Laramie, Wyoming
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This is a very nice restaurant. Our server was very good and the food was also quite good. I really liked the ranch beans and the shrimp were fried perfect. We both said that we wouldn't mind going there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I ordered the buffalo steak. It was perfectly cooked and served with an orchid and kiwi garnish. My server was pleasant and attentive. The price was right and a good value. I want to bring my family next time.

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Parker, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We make sure we have dinner here every time we are in Estes, Ricardo is such a great waiter, he sure knows how to make us feel at home and so very kind to us!!!!! we will be back in february!! :)

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great food, And I mean so much less than the Stanley, we could get 2 meals of excellent food for less than 1 meal at the Stanley

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Miami, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Our group of 12 people caused hardly a ripple to this efficient machine. waitress delivered everything hot,fast and tasty.Almost three pages of breakfast choices!!!. Biscuits or Muffins home made at the moment served hot. couldn't have been better. Nice view to boot.

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Littleton, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

After reading several reviews on many of the steak houses in Estes Park, we decided to take a chance and go to the other side restaurant. We were not disappointed. The service was friendly and the oysters on the half shell were fantastic. Our meat selections were the prime rib and the cowboy steak with the bone in ribeye. They... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Went to Estes Park for 4 days before Christmas for a "romantic getaway". The only night we ate out, we went to The Other Side (recommended by our condo complex). The manager was acting as bartender, and came up with a very fun and yummy cocktail. The food was absolutely delicious (crab claws, salmon, steak, fresh - warm - bread!)... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The food was delicious and they had a nice variety of specialty drinks. The house merlot was tasty and decently priced.

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Estes Park, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Went to this restaurant for dinner with a gang and it was perfect from the professional brown haired hostess, the happy knowledgeable server and even the on the spot bus service. We all loved our food (especially the Bierstadt Alfredo) I decided to take some friends back and experienced a totally different feeling the moment we entered the door. I... More 

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jwebo, Owner at The Other Side, responded to this review

For years I have looked to Tripadvisor Reviews to help point out our successes as well as our short comings, can't say that I have always agreed with the points of view made but always felt there was something to be learned from them. This particular review, however, seems to be a deliberate effort to smear the character of one... More 

Shawnee, Kansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

When we were there in November, 2014 we were saddened to see how the restaurant has declined. My wife had the pot roast and while the portions were quite generous she said the meat was not that tasty. I had the country fried state which again was a generous portion but the meat was tough and was stringy. The restaurant... More 

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Additional Information about The Other Side

Address: 900 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone Number: 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, Seafood, Steakhouse, Family Fare

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