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The Wheel Bar

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132 E Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80511
10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Golden, Colorado
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped by for a drink after dinner and it was great to get some local insight into things to do that we never would have thought of. The staff was great and a lot of fun to hand out with while we had our night cap.

Thank Becky L
Estes Park, Colorado
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122 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A special place to watch Husker Football ~ the back room is always packed with Husker fans ~ if the weather is nice, the garage door goes up and there is even more seating.

Thank bdawgwrangler
Littleton, Colorado
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy, loud bar. Very friendly, very bearded bartenders. 😁 The manager was quite helpful suggesting places to visit.

Thank Valerie S
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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121 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who can resist a quick stop at the Wheel for an afternoon or late drink while shopping or just walking the river in town. No food but drinks are excellent and the prices can't be beat. There were some obnoxious fans rooting for the wrong team during Monday night Football but a few drinks solved that problem. Great service, good... More 

Thank Dan G
Ooltewah, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a couple of beers after shopping up and down main street. Loved the two bartenders, friendly and funny!

Thank Denise H
Derby, Kansas
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325 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

old established bar/grill - if you are looking for a friendly spot to have an adult beverage this is your spot. reasonable prices served by a friendly staff.

Thank lakelizrd
Greeley, Colorado
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We live approximately 60 miles from Estes Park and enjoy visiting for a weekend get away a few times a year. We visit the Wheel every time. It's always a fun place to relax and have a drink. There is a warm atmosphere and the service is great.

Thank 183pamelaw
Lincoln, Nebraska
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We had some down time so we stopped in for a few drinks. Staff was funny, bar had people from all age groups mingling together. Great music and some cool stuff to look at. Prices are great compared to others we saw. Definitely stop at this place

Thank FollowMyTravels
Galveston Island, Texas
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297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Mingle with the locals at this great little place. Friendly bartenders and good drinks. On the main drag.

Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Took a trip to Estes Park during our visit to Denver and decided to stop in here for a drink. If we lived anywhere near here, this would be the favorite hang out bar. Chris was awesome AND has a great beard!!! The decor is very cool to look at while enjoying a fresh drink!

Thank Gary D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 E Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80511
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: 970-586-9381
The Wheel Bar is located in the center of
downtown Estes Park, Colorado, the gateway
to Rocky Mountain National Park. We pride
ourselves in being family owned since 1945 and invite you to drop in to enjoy the local warmth and charm of The Wheel Bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?