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Penelope's World Famous Burgers & Fries

229 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
+1 970-586-2277
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Fast food
229 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ordered Elk and Buffalo burgers for us. Both were great. Fries were tasty. Yes, it is made to order, so you have a expect a wait when they are busy. But it is well worth the wait.

Thank Kar-Man X
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I'm wasn't a fan of the fries but the burgers were above average. You could definitely tell they were fresh. I don't mind a wait knowing it's being prepped and cooked after I pay. How long would it take you to cook a burger? Anyways,...More

Thank Clint K
Reviewed 2 days ago

There was a line out of the door, but we waited anyway.... and so glad we did!! We had burgers that were very good... like an improved 5 Guys. I had the fried mac n cheese bites (which I'm currently craving).... and my daughter had...More

Thank arl234
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to grab a burger and fries. The burgers are made fresh, so yes, as other reviewers mention, there is a bit of a wait. But it's well worth it, and if you know that going in, it's not a big...More

Thank BWahrer
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were lucky to have fast service as i've heard the lines can get long. The buffalo burger was great and I would like to try the Elk next time.

Thank Chad L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The burgers were excellent. The fries are like home made. Everything is made to order and the wait time is very resonable.

Thank dinab63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I understand their posted sign that "All orders are cooked fresh" and "wait times can be 20 mins or longer at peak times". But hey! It's peak tourist time in the summer in Estes Park....how about PLANNING better? If it is so busy, then if...More

Thank csrockclimber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time I have eaten at Penelope's. It was a very good burger and fries were hot. My friend ordered the pastrami sandwich which was also delicious. It does take awhile for the food. That is why I gave this four stars....More

Thank AHunnewell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cute place with a "walk up", order and sit down style. I ordered the "world famous" hamburger with pepper jack, bacon and o-rings. The lettuce, onions, tomatoes and pickles were fresh and plentiful. Condiments are self serve along with the drinks. The...More

Thank Bret W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the elk burger, delicious! Wife had the turkey burger, delicious! Have a picky son, ordered the wings with a sauce he didn't like, not their fault. They cooked a order of chicken strips for him free. Thanks! I would recommend this place.

Thank Timothy B
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Jamie T
Is there a menu available to view? The web domain that is listed says it's for sale.
7 May 2017|
Response from HeartToTravel2014 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. But it's basically burgers and fries. They have beef, bison, elk and turkey burgers. Fries, sweet potato fries and onion rings. It's a small place with a pretty small menu, but it's very good!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-2277
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