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Big Horn Restaurant

) #14 of 76 Restaurants in Estes Park $$ - $$$ American, , Soups
401 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9030
+1 970-586-2792
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
6:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
401 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9030
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Reviewed yesterday

Don't let this stand-alone restaurant on the far west end of Elkorn Ave. fool you. Great food and quick service is of interest to any family with a heavy travel schedule. Great sandwiches, salads and burgers to delight all tastes. Close to the entrance of...More

Thank 126Robert
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in because they advertised a salad bar, and I noticed grill trout on their online menu. I was hopeful of fresh trout, since we were so close to the Colorado River, but trout was fishy and not at all fresh. Salad bar was underwhelming,...More

Thank BevDawg
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a good place for reliable, good meal when the other places are all booked up. We had Spaghetti and Chicken Parm with Spaghetti. Huge portions, we had enough leftover for a meal the next day.

Thank Kathy R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We managed to eat breakfast at the Big Horn nearly every day of our week's visit. The pancakes are phenomenal-- the only place I order a pancake. I get the pecan-blueberry. One is all you need to be full.

Thank GGMaSue19
Reviewed 3 days ago

We consistently look forward to enjoying breakfast at the Big Horn when we are in Estes Park 3-4 times a year, and have yet to be disappointed. Good food, good service, good ambiance - it's all here

Thank George A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a surprise to see a half dozen elk on the rock cliff just behind the restaurant, including 2 young ones. Well, then we get inside and have some decent food. It wasn't anything special. My son and I split a elk and bison burger...More

Thank Steenbk
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A nice, local restaurant that makes excellent homemade food. Quick and friendly service, giant pancakes and filling omelettes. Try the omelette with the southwest bison. Nothing like it!

Thank gdp9pitt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Big Horn was within walking distance of our hotel and the first place we dined in Estes Park. It's casual dining with a small but fresh salad bar. I recommend the bison burger!

Thank MaryDee1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gem of Estes Park. Excellent breakfast. Service was great and didnt have to wait long for our food. Huge pan cakes!

Thank maryvwier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family traveled through the RMNP and were hungry from our travels. The kids wanted to try bison chili and the staff was helpful and let the kids taste it before we chose chili or something else to eat. The adults were interested in eating...More

Thank Jadzoom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9030
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-2792
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