We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Big Horn Restaurant

401 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9030
+1 970-586-2792
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (99 reviews)
“blueberries” (15 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
401 W Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9030
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (1,220)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 1,213 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

OMG this is the type of place like i grew up going to! Down to earth, not much to look at, but great service and food! The green chili pork stew was amazing!!!!!!!!!! If they have it GET IT! Also really enjoyed my chicken salad!...More

Thank SteelCity13
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food, great service, staff did a good job of accommodating a very large extended family. Good variety of food for all tastes.

Thank Eric W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. We arrived mid morning on a Saturday and the restaurant was busy, but we got a table right away. Our waitress provided great service. My son had the biscuits and gravy and loved it. I had an omelette and loved it....More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was good and staff friendly. Three in our party ordered the breakfast burritos smothered in green chili which were so good. Pancakes, and biscuits and gravy were good too. Would recommend for breakfast.

Thank SmithFamilyof6
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we stay in Estes Park we usually eat a breakfast or two at the Big Horn Restaurant. Great service and great food. A lot of the locals eat here so you know it's got to be good. My wife usually orders the porkchop and...More

Thank Jerry I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Older restaurant that could use updating and cleaning. My husband's dinner was OK. I had soup (which was homemade and good) and salad bar. Choices on the bar were very limited - the usual vegetables and very dry macaroni salad. Good was not bad but...More

Thank wls112
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to have dinner for a group. Our service was quick and courteous. Everyone in our group of six enjoyed their meals.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate breakfast here before we visited RMNP. They serve large meals and it was very tasty. We had fluffy pancakes and crispy waffles. The bacon was good also.

Thank cafc52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place probably gets more credit as a breakfast place but we decided to give it a go for dinner. For a Sun night it wasn't overly busy so we were seated straight away. We all had the steak special which was great and came...More

Thank malou91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at the Big Horn Restaurant for dinner last week. We chose this because of the proximity to our hotel and the good reviews. However, we were disappointed. For starters, the atmosphere isn't great...the salad bar right by the check-out register makes for chaos...More

Thank 1977Iowan
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 hotels in Estes Park
The Haber Motel
260 reviews
.04 km away
Silver Moon Inn
899 reviews
.11 km away
Murphy's River Lodge
1,379 reviews
.18 km away
The Maxwell Inn
542 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Antonio's Real New York Pizza
819 reviews
.37 km away
Himalayan Curry & Kebob
237 reviews
.40 km away
Hayley’s Ice Cream
156 reviews
.45 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mountain Blown Glass
204 reviews
.40 km away
Downtown Estes Park
682 reviews
.45 km away
Milner Pass
15 reviews
.42 km away
Park Theater Estes Park, Co
30 reviews
.44 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
18 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, 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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing