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Big Horn Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Diner, Soups
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401 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9030
+1 970-586-2792
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Home cooking, bottomless coffee, friendly faces, and eclectic decor. Big Horn Restaurant is the diner of choice in Estes and the perfect place for breakfast. Events can be held in the back room (catering available) and don't forget to check out some of the local art on display near the entrance.

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Thank Elisabeth T
Ravenel, South Carolina
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279 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were celebrating my mother's 90th surprise birthday, so all of us daughters met at the Bighorn Cafe to wait my mom's arrival. Our waitress was wonderful, the mimosas werected great, and green chili soup and clam chowder was a wonderful. Our waitress took many many pictures for us, and she was most kind! I am so sorry I do... More 

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Thank patspetpalace
Estes Park, Colorado
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When we visit Estes Park, we always have breakfast a couple of times at the Big Horn Restaurant. It is a local favorite and going there makes me feel more like being home. The breakfast food is really delicious and portions are large. It's a good place to fuel up your appetite before a big hike. I personally like the... More 

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Thank Jenbrandi
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. It is nothing fancy, but the food tastes homemade and delicious. If you are looking for a great quick breakfast, this is your place in Estes.

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Thank Natalie T
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff always greet you with a smile and make you feel welcome at Big Horn. The place has a distinct mountain feel with great decor featuring the Big Horn sheep. It is one of our favorite breakfast haunts. They cook up classic breakfast fare including a variety of waffle and pancake choices. Big Horn serves up plenty of hearty... More 

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Thank Robert H
Central Texas
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place for comfort food. Decent option for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Nothing fancy, but overall a good small town café or diner.

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Thank lgt190
Winter Haven, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of seven stopped in for breakfast . The portions are huge. It was very crowded but it moved a long fairly well for a small place.

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Thank 272Dana8
Texas, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this place at least once for breakfast when we come to Estes Park. Nothing fancy, just a regular diner. Portions are big and price is good.

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Thank mommy12107
San Marcos, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service , great food . Homemade potato chips were especially delicious . Wife had the meatloaf , and I had the sirloin , both cooked right and both tasty.

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Thank Concretepro1980
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is my favorite breakfast place, no matter what time of day I want to eat. Cozy, small town restaurant, friendly staff, lots of food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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?