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“Good food and nice people in an historic location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Twin Owls Steakhouse

Twin Owls Steakhouse
800 Macgregor Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517
+1 970-586-9344
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Ranked #16 of 118 Restaurants in Estes Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $35
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Rt 34 Bypass
Description: The Twin Owls Steakhouse offers quintessential mountain abiance in a 1920's log cabin along with an excellent array of steaks, seafood, house specialties and fine wines.
Connecticut
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“Good food and nice people in an historic location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

Good choice of steaks, buffalo, elk and fish dishes served by an efficiengt friendly wait staff. Attentive to gluten free diet and flexible about necessary substituions. Be sure to make a reservation as they get quite busy at dinner time in high season. From some windos you can see the moiuntains.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

The setting is gorgeous. The Waiter was great. Food was average. Two people in our party ordered Blackened New York Strips. The steaks were very small-- looked like they cut a steak in half.......,maybe 1" wide. We had children with us so they stuck us in the back of the restaurant. Prices far exceed quality delivered

Visited June 2013
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“We loved it!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Had a wonderful table on the second floor looking out over the restaurant. Very romantic spot for two. I had the Buffalo steak and my husband the Elk medallions. Both meals were presented beautifully and were very good. Definitely would recommend.

Visited June 2013
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colorado
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“Excellent meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

My husband and I shared our anniversary dinner at Twin Owls. The cheese/dried fruit appetizer was a perfect start, along with a nice Malbec wine. The New York strip and house special filet entrees were quite flavorful and tender, with 2 different tasty potato accompaniments. Our server, Val, was delightful and helpful, adding to our special evening. It was topped off by a delicious complimentary dessert (chocolate of course!) in honor of our anniversary. Fun and delicious--we'll be back!

Visited June 2013
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Appleton, WI
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“Little Disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

We went there based on reviews from Tripadvisor. Husband has the elk and said it was amazing! As for the rest of us... Not so impressed. I had the ravioli & tortolini. This was the strangest dish as part was in pesto (which was very heavy in olive oil) and part was in a white sauce. Not good. I could've thrown $23 out the window. The place itself was cool and wait staff over the top friendly (too much). Raspberry dressing for salad - get it on the side or it consumes the whole salad. Had high hopes for the place and I was disappointed and it was expensive!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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