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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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Estes Park, Colorado
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best Blue Berry Pancakes anywhere. Great for Breakfast or Lunch and conveniently located at the West end of Elkhorn Avenue, west past the water wheel. They also do catering for that wedding or family reunion you are planning.

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Thank Mr Estes Park M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on the hunt for a place to grab breakfast at 10am and found this place. The food was very good. Their green chile sauce had the right amount of spice and flavor. Diner atmosphere was what we were expecting and that's what we got. Staff was very pleasant.

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Thank Tara H
South Carolina
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83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting the RMNP for a winter weekend, we wanted to find a restaurant that provides good home cooked style meals. There are so many food choices at the Big Horn that it is difficult to decide. Both visits we were seated immediately and service was pretty fast. We had lunch on Friday before going into the National Park. The... More 

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Littleton, Colorado
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have breakfast here EVERY time we go to Estes and have never been disappointed. Superb breakfast (huge portions), especially the omelets and breakfast burrito. Had the bison chili on top of my omelet and it was incredible. Lots of places in Estes offer average food, iffy service and high prices, but this place is consistently good. Great comfort food... More 

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Thank Michael W
Woodbridge, Virginia
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171 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice variety of breakfast options. Grits were awesome. Waffles were a little crispy for my taste but they tasted fine. In the summer you can have their deli make you a box lunch to take on your adventures while you are eating your breakfast. Service was very effiicient and friendly.

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Thank Charlie S
nebraska
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93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like going to the Big Horn for breakfast. This place isn't fancy, but the food is good and service is too. We always feel welcome here. I like grits, and they are optional instead of hash brown potatoes. Serve breakfast until 2pm. The lunch menu has good comfort food options. A lot of locals eat here, which we think... More 

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Thank tk4683
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Ravenel, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Estes Park, Colorado
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

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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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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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