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“Simply the best restaurant in the Estes Park area”
Review of Inn of Glen Haven - CLOSED

Inn of Glen Haven
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Estes Park, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Simply the best restaurant in the Estes Park area”
Reviewed October 4, 2009

Estes Park is a beautiful place to visit and/or live. Unfortunately, there are just not many great or even good restaurants to choose from when you want to enjoy a special meal. The Inn of Glen Haven is not only one of the few great places, in my opinion it is the best. We have celebrated many special occassions at the Inn and it never fails to live up to prior visits. The hardest part is deciding on that night's entree choice. I have tried almost every item on the menu and thoroughly enjoyed them all. Most recently we celebrated a wedding anniversary in September and both savored an excellent elk entree. The intimate atmosphere and uique decor compliments the dining experience. The wine and beer selections are very good, too.

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English first
Florida
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great food but lacking follow-through.”
Reviewed July 23, 2009

First of all, the food is terrific. The restaurant's follow-through is lacking. I had planned an anniversary dinner for several people and spent a lot of time and effort searching for the right place. Several things that were discussed and planned were not presented. We asked for a u-shaped table setup and it was not provided. There is a $17.50 minimum price for each person which was never discussed with me. There were menu issues as well. Eventually we were able to compromise and had a nice evening but the initial problems caused stress that should not have been a part of a very special evening. I do recommend this restaurant for couples and small groups but not large groups. Our wait person worked extremely hard to make everything happen.

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sarasota, FL
Level 6 Contributor
154 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“a memorable place for dinner”
Reviewed July 10, 2009

The Inn of Glen Haven is a hidden gem in the Estes Park area.
There are a limited amount of tables so reservations are a must. It is truly a unique dining experience.
We arrived early so decided to have some wine in the small bar adjoining the dining room. There are interesting trinkets placed all over the Inn. Charming is the only word to describe it. The owner served our drinks and told us a little about the history of the Inn.
He has owned it for over 20 years.
We were seated at a window table and our waitress was wonderful... attentive with a good sense of humor.
Our entrees were the elk loin, rack of lamb, surf and turf and the salmon. All of the meals and side dishes were delicious.
It is not inexpensive, but I would highly recommend having dinner here. I consider it the best restaurant in the area.

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Alvin,Texas
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Great restaurant”
Reviewed January 20, 2009

We have eaten at the Inn of Glen Haven many times when we are in Estes Park. It is one of our favorites in the area. The atmosphere is terrific and we love the food. We have never had a bad meal here. This is one of the places we take guests when we want to show them a really fine restaurant with a special ambiance and friendly service.

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Glen Haven, CO
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best Food in the Area!”
Reviewed August 23, 2008

The Inn of Glen Haven is one of those gem's of a restaurant. Consistently excellent food, great service, and the character of the Inn will make this experience last in your memory!

Get a cinnamon roll across the street at the General Store. So, so good.

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