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Big Horn Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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401 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9030
+1 970-586-2792
06:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We ate here because they offer a Salad Bar. The food was good & the prices reasonable. It is situated right on the edge of the shops. The staff was friendly. In our party of 3, one of the burgers was not cooked properly. We sent it back, only to come out raw again. The server removed the item from... More 

Thank EileenOmaha
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a Turkey and Swiss Sandwich with my side from the salad bar, I could only have one trip to the salad bar which was fine but all they had was a small bowl. The lettuce was brown and slimy, first glance looks fine until you start dishing it up, the toppings were okay but not alot to choose... More 

Thank Sandra F
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family ate supper here and we were very satisfied with everything. It seemed we got more bang for our buck compared to other places. It was interesting to watch the elk roam free right across the street.

Thank Angie C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at this restaurant. When we walked in we were a little skeptical due to the decor but were pleasantly surprised. I had country fried steak and my husband had meatloaf. We both enjoyed our meal and the portions were large. The items in the salad bar were fresh and my grandson loved the chowder. Unlimited soup and... More 

1 Thank Brenda H
Cleveland, Tennessee, Usa
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'll give them 3 stars for their great service but the food was less than average. We ate here for breakfast and the ONLY good thing was the waffle. The sweet tea is not good ( whatever they use to sweeten it with is terrible). The eggs were undercooked and tasteless. The biscuit was even more tasteless than the eggs.... More 

Thank Robin B
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place by accident. All the locals go there for the food. What does that tell you? Food, quality and quantity are great for your dollar. Staff is friendly and the service is good. We go there for breakfast almost every day when we're in town

1 Thank kbark123
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel was near Big Horn Restaurant and all day we could see the smoke coming from the smoker and it smelt amazing! We had BBQ on the brain all day, and maybe it's because we lived in TX for awhile, but when we see a smoker and name "Big Horn" we expect amazing BBQ... I was so let down... More 

Thank Myksjenn
Loveland, Colorado
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here ever time we come to Estes Park. Breakfast is my favorite. My husband always gets the corned beef hash and I always get the breakfast burrito - I love the green chili sauce on the burrito!!! We've also had lunch here which is BIG! (Actually all the food portions are big!). Great service, friendly staff and wonderful... More 

1 Thank TedeElizabeth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate breakfast which was huge. my friend had the ELK burger. He was thrilled because they cooked it perfectly. Everything was very good.

1 Thank hbdhiyexbkiye
Parker, Colorado
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beware, you will leave full!. the breakfasts are HUGE! After a weekend getaway this out "going home" breakfast spot. Hit it early and listen to the "old guys club", they are a hoot! Love this place!

Thank roganddmg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?