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The Other Side

900 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-8201
+1 970-586-2171
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (77 reviews)
“trout” (58 reviews)
“pot roast” (10 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
900 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-8201
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Fifteen friends made the one-hour trip from Fort Collins to Estes Park to have dinner at The Other Side. This was our first visit to the restaurant adjacent to the Big Thompson River. With our reservation made in advance, we were seated promptly. Several large...More

1  Thank Henry A
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We had breakfast here after having to regroup on our day's plans because of a change in weather. Service was fast, but the order was excruciatingly slow (I had enough time to do some light shopping at the market next door, and still a 15...More

Thank Christian S
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Best trout I've ever had. Tasted like someone pulled it out of the lake today. Good service and menu with lots of variety.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

The sweet potato fries were great as were the cheese sticks. French dip was just ok. Fun watching the ducks just outside the window.

Thank Kheather507
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Had a great lunch here. Salad was fresh and delicious and I looked the fries. Dinner looked a little expensive so we just went for lunch.

1  Thank aaront1212016
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Went to The Other Side for their Mother's Day Buffet. A tremendous selection of breakfast and dinner meats, pastas, eggs, pastries, desserts, etc. The made to order omelettes were delicious. All you could eat, all you could drink champagne. I wish I was younger when...More

1  Thank zhansman
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Don't let the humble exterior fool you. This place offers good food, reasonable prices, and a lovely atmosphere.

1  Thank rcvanoz
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We went to dinner here after a long day spent in the Rocky Mountain National Park. We had the prime rib dinner. Food was great and service was splendid. The next morning we went back for the Sunday brunch. Very large selection of buffet food....More

1  Thank Tamara P
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Our family had lunch and dinner at this restaurant and enjoyed both experiences. The food was good and the staff friendly and attentive

1  Thank Kara M
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Great views, less crowded part of Estes. Their regular menu is pretty good nothing great but the Sunday buffet was fantastic!

1  Thank Nicole G
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Dorothy G
2 March 2017|
Response from Rebecca J | Property representative |
The price is $19.95
Laura W
15 June 2016|
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Response from jwebo | Property representative |
WE offer a number of USDA Choice Steaks including New York Strip, Top Sirloin and Filet. Scott
9 April 2016|
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Response from Scott W | Property representative |
We do have a small semi private dinning room that comfortably seats up to 30 people. Prime Rib is definitely and option.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-8201
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-2171
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Nestled by the Big Thompson River near the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, The Other Side Restaurant invites you to enjoy traditional all-American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner: choice steaks, prime rib, lobster, crab, pasta, salads and daily Chef's Specials.
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