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Penelope's World Famous Burgers & Fries

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229 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
+1 970-586-2277
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St. George, Utah
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We would NEVER go to Estes without a meal at Penelopes ... It is our top desire as we approach the crags of the Rocky Mountains. Best fries in the world. Delicious burgers and chicken sandwiches. Great views of the mountain town from the window seats. Wouldn't miss it. Our #1 Go-To restaurant of Estes Park.

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Thank LM4U2
Plant City, Florida
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221 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was lunch time and we were looking for a place to get a bite to eat and we saw Penelope's. my husband got a hamburger and I got the club sandwich. My husband said the burger was good but the bun was very dry and crumbly. My club sandwich was different the turkey was a patty and was on... More 

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Thank Lisa J
Topeka, Kansas
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124 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had the Buffalo combo with fries , it had a huge amount of fries and the burger was awesome !!! Highly recommended

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Thank ttowntriper
Monroe, NC
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great local place! Easy place to stop when you are walking through Estes Park. Elk and bison burgers. By the lunchtime crowd, you can tell it is a favorite of locals. Good value for the cost. Best homemade French fries. Potatoes Cut inside everyday.

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Thank MPWheart
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great hamburgers and fries. great for when you are in the middle of your walk thru town or at the end. depends where you start

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Thank Robert D
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time eating here and the price is good for the food you're getting. I had a cheese burger and it was tasty. The veggies were fresh and crisp. The fries were nothing special but hot. My 4 star rating is only because the ranch dressing, which was was kept on the counter in a very large... More 

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Thank meowmix35
Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These burgers are fantastic. They are made fresh to order and the restaurant is very popular, so know that you are going to wait. Both to order and to get your food. But it is worth it!

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Thank HeartToTravel2014
Kansas city
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Very disappointed in flavorless elk burger, cold limp fries, and the not friendly cashier. Place was packed for lunch and what I am assuming was a manager was sitting on a 4 top table with a notebook. Could have put what he was doing off for a little while to let paying customers have a place to sit. Not customer... More 

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Thank kansasgal80
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Ordered 4 regular burgers with fries and an Elk burger which is roughly $60. Everything was delicious and they even had malt vinegar for their hand cut fries in the condiment section. Large portions and prices are comparative to other restaurants, other than fast food. If you want a delicious burger and fries stop here. But if you are on... More 

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Thank Souprnm
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Fresh food, made to order and delicious. Burgers are so tasty and fries are amazing. Food takes a few minutes to prepare (since it's made to order and not sitting around!). But well worth the wait... we come every year during our trip to Estes Park.

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Thank Tara M

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-2277

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