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Big Horn Restaurant

401 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9030
+1 970-586-2792
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancakes” (96 reviews)
“blueberries” (14 reviews)
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American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
401 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9030
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Were told everything was homemade so we both had the fried chicken. It was like it was the frozen boxed kind. Skin fell right off the chicken although the skin was so hard you really could't eat it.

Thank jeannineb611
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waitress was very sweet, thorough, attentive and knowledgeable. Food was as good as you'd get at a chain diner (Denny's, IHOP).

Thank MrsMacNicol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Given that this restaurant had 4 Stars we figured it would be good, wow were we wrong! This may be a good breakfast place, but we went for dinner. My husband ordered the ribs and brisket plate with somewhat knowing it probably wasn’t going to...More

Thank Brittany N
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

How can a breakfast place serve pancakes or waffles or french toast and not have real maple syrup and consider it self a breakfast place?

Thank Frisco S
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We had Huevos Rancheros and the Pork Green Chili was Great! I wanted to just eat a bowl of it. Probably could have split a breakfast it was very filling. Easy to park and NO wait. Will visit again for sure.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Five of us went for breakfast, were seated quickly, and service began immediately. Diane was helpful with questions about the menu but she's all business so don't talk too long. Portions are very big as you can see in my pictures. I couldn't finish my...More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We only had to wait for 5 minutes for a table and they were very busy. The service was excellent and each meal was enough food for two people. We will definitely be back.

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here after the first place we wanted to go to was booked out FORTY minutes! And how lucky because we loved it. The home made chips are AH-mazin!

1  Thank Mark n Jen D
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This place does not have very good food. We did not have a wait, and service was just fine. The did was on the lower end of taste.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner as it was near our condo. The menu is broad, diner style menu. Two in our party had trout while I tried the meatloaf. The servings were substantial and included the small salad bar. Service was very friendly and prompt....More

Thank Marybeth58
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18 September 2017|
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Response from Steenbk | Reviewed this property |
Sound like you got your answer on the dog issue but we did sit outside. We were there in July so can't help with the hours.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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