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The Other Side

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American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Family Fare
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900 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
970-586-2171
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Today
7:00 am - 8:30 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, Reservations, Takeout, Buffet, Dessert
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Scenic view
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Takeout
Buffet
Dessert

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  • 170
    Excellent
  • 147
    Very good
  • 68
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good choice

I have eaten in this restaurant several times the food ,and service has always been consistently good

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Cheri W
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Buffet
  • Dessert
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428 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

I have eaten in this restaurant several times the food ,and service has always been consistently good

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Estes Park, Colorado
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The Mexican buffet, held the third Friday of the month during the winter months, is wonderful. The variety is good and along with the standards there are many less common dishes to sample. The chili rellenos are the best I have ever had. With a price of $17.95 it is probably not appropriate for small kids. There are stairs between... More 

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Estes Park, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A good variety to the menu and food is well-prepared. Service was average to good. A better place to eat during tourist season. In the off-season, the staff will be cleaning up and running the vacuum cleaner, etc.by 7:00 p.m., which always takes something away from one's dining experience.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We made reservations in advance for their Thanksgiving Buffet. It was amazing! They had everything you would expect and more! Everything I tasted was very good. The staff was friendly and the service was fast. I would like to return for a regular meal and enjoy the scenery from their dining room.

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Littleton, Colorado
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The Sunday brunch had a nice salmon and also a good selection of freshly cooked omelettes, Eggs Benedict, ham, roast beef (although it was a bit overdone), desserts and sides. If you want to sit in the nicer dining room it is better to make reservations, otherwise it's more cafeteria like seating. The branch comes with a seemingly endless glass... More 

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Littleton
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Stopped in because of a coupon provided from the cabin we rented. Amazing selection of food. For those of us that are watching what we eat, they had a wonderful cold salmon with capers, hard boiled eggs and red onions; free champagne, omelet/Eggs Benedict station and more sweekts and pastries than you could ask for.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Wow, we got huge portions for a great price. You can tell the food was made from scratch! We went in for an early dinner and had the place to ourselves.. Also had awesome service.

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Laramie, Wyoming
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

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