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Rock Inn Mountain Tavern

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1675 Highway 66, Estes Park, CO 80517
+1 970-586-4116
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had an excellent dinner here on a Saturday night complete with live music. We sat by a wood burning stove that made it almost uncomfortably hot, but otherwise, everything was great. My two small kids loved it, too! The chai tea was really great and we brought some home to keep enjoying.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I cannot say enough wonderful things about the Rock Inn Mountain. The atmosphere is inviting and friendly as well as the staff. The happy hour cannot be beat. The bison burger is the only one cooked right in town and the pizza? You will wish you had ordered three!! I cannot say one negative thing about the Rock Inn except... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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84 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The brunch menu of egg dishes, crepes and biscuits and gravy had something for everyone. The side of fruit was fresh and nicely presented in a ramekin.

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Media, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this Tavern a great spot to watch the super bowl... great waitress... food was much better than other restaurants in the area... warm fireplaces and cozy atmosphere

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Pace, Florida
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cool place with several warm fireplaces. Food was average, but the vibe was nice. Good selection of drinks.

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Bellaire, Texas
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441 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a light meal here one night last month. The food and service were good and the atmosphere was fun. Prices were reasonalbe

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Littleton, Colorado
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My recommendation is go early for dinner but even if you have to wait, it is worth it. Our second time here after a great experience some months back. Great service, the flat iron steak is wonderful (it was marinated...great job) and my wife -- not a drinker -- LOVED the hot toddy (hot buttered rum). Great service and a... More 

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Thank Michael W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this restaurant tonight after reading the Trip Advisor reviews. We were not disappointed. We went early, just before 6pm, and were surprised at how busy it was. We got the last available table although , unfortunately it was right by the stove and we were very hot. However, we are not complaining as we were... More 

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Mukwonago, WI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting was comforting with a Jazz jam session in the background. We had split the Caesar salad and meat loaf dinner with a glass of wine & glass of beer for under $30. We didn't feel rushed to complete our dinner. Good comfort food.

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Holly Springs, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Late on the review. Went multiple evenings in September 2016. Wife, 4 yr old, and me. All had a great time and great food. Beautiful setting, great food, great beer, incredible staff. We love variety and hardly ever go more than 1 place on a trip. Why mess with a great find? A different meal each night and all were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1675 Highway 66, Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-4116
Description
Open 7 days a week at 4pm Sunday Mornings we are serving Brunch from 10am to 2pm Built in 1937as a dance hall for the Big Band Era, The Rock continues to be a lively gathering place with local flair. In the winter, our two wood-burning stoves keep the room toasty for folks stopping in for a beer or a bite after playing in Rocky Mountain National Park. During the summer season we enjoy stunning continental divide views from our outdoor dining patio. Our menu is an ever evolving blend of hand-crafted, hearty comfort food with a health and planet conscious twist. We aim to fill you up with goodness so you can get back to enjoying the mountains again tomorrow. We feature Certified Angus Beef, All-Natural Colorado chicken, fresh salads, whole grains, organic teas and coffees, local beers, sustainably produced wines, and a full bar. On Many Fridays after dinner, we set-up one of many original Colorado bands on our 76 year old stage, clear the dance floor and boogie all night. Some of the bands playing these days include Chain Station, James and the Devil, Old Town Pickers, The Sweet Lillies, Stringboard Theory, Cadillac Grip Funk, KC Groves, and many more. During the summer time, acoustic music acts play most other nights of the week, sunday nights are a mellower feeling as we host acoustic Colorado songwriters during dinner. You might catch Jon Pickett, Alex Thoele, Sarah Caton, Jay Roemer, Billy Shaddox, Jay Stott, or Terry Kishiyama and Ash Ganley. We also offer a great open bluegrass pick on Thursday nights lead by a few talented local musicians, either joining in on the pick or just sitting back and enjoying the bluegrass, tuesdays are a funny night of music. We look forward to having you join us. Reservations are not accepted, however if you want to give us a call, when you are on your way we will be happy to get a table ready for you or put you on the list. During the off-season there is rarely a wait. In July, August, and September it is best to get here before 6.

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