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357 Business Highway 7, Allenspark, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80510
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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United States
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised last year when we ate here for the first time. Driving from Estes park, you start to think you're lost and then you arrive at this darling old inn. The inside is warm and inviting. Love the aquarium. The staff is exceptional. We all enjoyed our dinner. I would stay with the the Austrian cuisine, that... More 

1 Thank 729travel
Wheaton, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed an exquisite dinner with excellent service. Menu included several unique offerings, and presentations were attractive. Dining here is an annual rite for our family, and we plan to return. Prices are high but commensurate with the quality of the experience.

1 Thank jkr1898
Greeley, Colorado
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

This is one of the best restaurants in Colorado. It's a little off the beaten path, but well worth the drive. The ambiance is great, the food is great, and the staff is great. Not a cheap meal though. You get what you pay for. We've been 4 out of the last 5 years for our anniversary.

1 Thank BodoGreeley_Colorado
Spokane, Washington
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409 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Elegant restaurant with great food, but a high price. The only disappointment we had was the surprise on how few customers were there on Tuesday night during tourist season in the Estes Park area. We were glad our friends asked us to join them for dinner. One of the special that evening was elk steak; two of our party picked... More 

Thank NSP9454
San Antonio, Texas
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89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

This place would do well in any big city; tucked into Allenspark, it's a particularly special treat. Expect 5 star prices, but come ready to love the Swiss-German inspired cuisine. We loved every part of our dinner. The rouladen were a special highlight.

2 Thank arhie
Will E, Manager at Fawn Brook Inn, responded to this review

We are delighted by your review. Please join us again soon for a special celebration. More 

naples, fl
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a 5 star gem hidden in the wilderness! Allenspark is a tiny quaint mountain village half an hour from anywhere! The Inn is an Alpine type setting with hundreds of hummingbirds flitting around the beautiful outside gardens. The interior reminded us of a small Swiss mountain retreat. The menu has multiple unique entry's, and varies seasonally. We found... More 

Thank drjoeprof
Will E, Manager at Fawn Brook Inn, responded to this review

Thank you DrJoe! As we go through the sale/purchase process it is our goal to maintain the rustic feel and further enhance the culinary delights continuing to provide the most outstanding dining experience. More 

Broomfield, Colorado
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We recently had dinner at the Fawn Brook Inn in Allenspark. We have enjoyed eating there for many years for special occasions. The restaurant is in a beautiful mountain setting with brightly colored flowers and hummingbirds outside and rustic wood interior. We always look forward to going because the food has always been fabulous. We have never been disappointed until... More 

1 Thank 1KayJay
Castro Valley
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The restaurant has a nice rustic charm, but the dining chairs are very uncomfortable. I found myself squirming after a while on the bare wood. The wait staff is very accommodating and gracious, but can't make up for the food. My companion and I had the seafood with noodles, and it was tasteless! The few noodles were gummy. I'm really... More 

Thank Isaac B
Gurnee, Illinois
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97 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Surrounded by mountains and hummingbirds, this restaurant started as a bath house in the early 1900s. Menu is a bit narrow and perhaps a bit too adventurous for some, it included elk steak as well as traditional items like Beef Wellington. At the upper end of pricing, the quality reflects the price and the service was outstanding. Small number of... More 

Thank Gurnee_Traveler
Englewood, Colorado
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

A hidden treasure! This place is not easy to find but what a delight. The food is expensive but very delicious and such a cute quiet place to dine in the middle of the woods. The staff was great and you will love the atmosphere.

Thank jjglamgirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
European, French, German, International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 357 Business Highway 7, Allenspark, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO 80510
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Rocky Mountain National Park  >  Allenspark
  • Phone Number: 13037472556
The Fawn Brook Inn is the premier fine dining establishment in the mountains of Boulder County. Family owned and operated for over 34 years. Austrian head chef and owner Herman Groicher along with his wife Mieke specialize in traditional cuisine prepared with unmatched commitment to culinary excellence. Experienced staff perform table-side meal preparation in time-honored methods; the unforgettable European style atmosphere is the perfect special occasion setting for couples, families, groups, weddings and other events. Private dining rooms available on request. World class meal selections prepared fresh daily include: Black Angus Filet, Duckling, Lamb, Elk, Chicken, Trout, Black Forest Rouladen and many others starting at $31. Soup and salad included with all entrees. World class wine cellar, premium spirit and beer selections. Specialty gourmet meal offerings for couples.

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