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Shakes Alive! Fruit Shakes

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513 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9651
+1 970-577-7007
09:00 - 17:00
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Brighton, Colorado
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This little sandwich shop will, "BLOW YOUR SOCKS OFF" ~ Truly, this place caters to your mouthwatering desire! When we had completed our what, "8 coarse meal of tastes" we walked past the line at the subway and thought, "If they only knew?" I wanted to shout into the line, you all need to go to the "Shakes Alive" around... More 

2 Thank Rebecca A
Saint Peters, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

This place was our favorite place to eat in Estes Park. The food is great and the owners are very nice. We had a hard time finding good food there, but this solved all our problems. The prices are reasonable and you get a lot of food.

3 Thank Courtney D
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Great smoothies and breakfast bagels are awesome! I'm so glad we were able to get to eat here as the counter service was fantastic and the food was delicious.

3 Thank Kristi M
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126 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Saw a Subway sign and pulled over for a quick sandwich. Saw Shakes Alive 3 doors down and went there instead. Suggest you do too. Excellent real roast beef and bacon on chibbatta. Wrap was good too. Much better and about the same price as the chain.

3 Thank MustEatOut
Omaha, Nebraska
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817 reviews
547 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,539 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Shakes Alive has simplified their menu making it easier to order. Smoothies and milkshakes plus some food items are now available. Good tasting smoothies and very nice staff make this my go to place after hiking in the RMNP.

4 Thank AlexanderDelarge
Paris, France
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

We enjoyed the shakes but they also made other things (sandwiches, etc.) that could be used at breakfast time, lunch or for a picnic. The staff was extremely helfpul in customizing whatever was needed for us. They anticipated things well, too!

3 Thank Ann Z
East Hartford, Connecticut
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Shakes Alive would be a phenomenal stop for anyone visiting Estes Park late spring, summer, and early fall. Fuzzy Strawberry (combination of peach and strawberry) smoothie was perfect combination of fruits. Also enjoyed tuna salad, which was available either as a sandwich or on a tomato. Light and refreshing. We were there on a chilly day in May so ate... More 

3 Thank SueHKlock
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Excellent shakes, and while a bit expensive, we used a coupon, and they were great tasting. The owner was friendly and offers several healthy ingredients to add to your shakes or smoothies.

3 Thank MiddleMillie
Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Stopped here after a long hike and it hit the spot! I wish they had a slightly smaller size, but me and my wife just ended up sharing.

1 Thank James S
Hutchinson, Kansas
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Used to be just a shake and ice cream place. Now, they also serve GREAT sandwichs and mini meals. We shared the turkey sandwich which came with chips pickle and a large malt, all for just over ten dollars. The staff is VERY FRIENDLY.

Thank KRippert

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 513 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9651
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-577-7007
Open 7 days a week during the Summer tourist season in Estes Park, CO (May - October). Breakfast is served all day. Enjoy our outdoor seating, or have your lunch sacked up to take on a hike in Rocky Mountain National Park. Offering the best hand-crafted smoothies, bagels, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, hand-made milkshakes and many other fat-free frozen yogurt treats.

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