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“Worth the view”

The Waterfront Grille
Ranked #54 of 137 Restaurants in Estes Park
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $39
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Waterfront Grille, located inside The Estes Park Resort, is the only Lakefront Dining in Estes. Our restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and dinner 7 days per week. Breathtaking views overlooking Lake Estes, the Continental Divide, and Long's Peak from both our dining room, and outside deck seating area.
Reviewed June 26, 2013

This was the first place my fiancé and I ate after arriving in town. We chose it because it was the only place nearby our hotel with outdoor seating available for our pups. The food was fairly priced, considering it was delicious and fresh. I ordered a chicken Caesar salad that you could tell had great housemade dressing, and my fiancé got the seared sea scallops over guacamole, which were amazing. And the view by the lake - with the setting sun behind the mountain backdrop - was astounding. If you go, go for dinner and sit on the patio!

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Thank WeArePennSt
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

We recently stayed at the Estes Park Resort and ate at the Waterfront Grille as well as enjoying the bar/lounge area.

It was a truly wonderful experience and the food and drinks were wonderful. The staff was even better!

Carmello was charming and helpful and made us feel like the most important guests he had. But I could tell he was treating every one that way!

Iona was our server in the dining room the evening we dined on the deck on Lake Estes with a beautiful view of the mountains and of Long's Peak! She was a great sport as we ended up moving off the deck and into the dining area when I became chilly. The food was fantastic and with only a $5 corking fee we were able to enjoy a bottle of the wine we had picked up in Washington State on our trip.

James, a server in the bar, treated us to our last glass of wine on our final evening and was warm and friendly every time we saw him. Nice guy!

Everyone made us feel welcomed and cared for and like we were among friends. We are so looking forward to our next visit in December!

We love this place! The food! The view! The ambiance! The staff! Thanks to everyone who made our experience so enjoyable!

Don't miss out on a special dinner here to celebrate anything or or nothing at all! You won't regret it! Enjoy

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Thank 4badcats
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

Delicious and ample plus marvelous view(s). Plus a nice easy Happy Hour Menu and excellent live music trio to keep us happy at the Resort.

Thank CaptainCrabby
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Reviewed June 18, 2013

The Waterfront Grille is beautiful. Everyone knows the Estes Park Resort has style, and the restaurant inside is no different. While you are touring around Estes Park I would definitely recommend stopping for an amazing brunch and fantastic views of Lake Estes and Long’s Peak.

We had attentive, thoughtful service -- every single individual was genuine and eager to above and beyond for us.

The omelets were freshly made and outstanding. The roasted prime rib carving was mouth watering good! I also had the smoked salmon and went back for seconds. The fruit was fresh and sweet. The pastries and desserts were outstanding —- the bread pudding!! hhHHHMMMm goood!!

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Thank caprica1020
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Reviewed June 18, 2013

You can't go wrong with the Waterfront Grille and The Estes Park Resort. Loved the atmosphere, ambiance, incredible views, and great food. Very clean and friendly. Sunday brunch was worth every cent. Best place to eat and drink in Estes Park.

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Thank Christy K
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