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Baldpate Inn Restaurant

4900 Hwy 7, Estes Park, CO 80517
+1 970-586-6151
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (62 reviews)
“cornbread” (46 reviews)
“pie” (45 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4900 Hwy 7, Estes Park, CO 80517
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Soup and salad, pie for dessert. 2 kinds of soup, salad bar, homemade bread and muffins, homemade pie. Hummingbirds are the entertainment. The staff comes from all over the world. The rooms are so delightfully quaint. This is a MUST!

Thank ZAsb2017
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Historic building - interesting architecture. Very good view from 180 degree windows with loaded humming bird feeders in season. Stew & soup were merely average. Beef in beef stew was tough. Eclectic selection of bread - especially noteworthy was the cornbread. Very good selection of...More

Thank Inquilinus
Reviewed 17 September 2017

While hiking we meet couple on trail that recommended for lunch. It is a buffet style salad bar with soup. Simple salad bar, had some homemade bread options with two kinds of soup. Food was good, but late in the day and most things where...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

This is a throwback to restaurants reviewed by Duncan Hines(back when Michelin was just making tires) In fact, the Duncan Hines sign is still displayed. Wonderful soups and pies, very forgettable salad offerings, and a wonderful view

1  Thank amosesq
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Treat yourself to a visit to the Baldpate Inn! It's a bit expensive but the food is good. It is a soup and salad buffet with muffins, bread and cheese. The salad bar is in an old bathtub! Sit by the window if possible to...More

Thank kacytjobb
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Baldpate Inn has a soup and salad bar with wonderful cornbread, muffins and cheeses. The lettuce and spinach are very fresh and all the salad makings that go with them are excellent. It is one of our favorite places to eat in Estes Park....More

1  Thank Myra77
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I really wanted to like this place since it was recommended by a dear friend. The atmosphere is quaint with oil lamps and a log-cabin feel. The service was adequate. The food, however was practically uneatable. The buffalo chili was very chewy, the gaspachio salad...More

Thank jgw4133
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Expensive and decent but limited to soup and salad, dessert should be included with the meal price. The setting is rustic, service excellent.

1  Thank Bob C
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Our family of five booked a cabin at this historic location in late July 2017. We were given a quaint two-bedroom cabin. We thoroughly enjoyed this experience, but were very disappointed that the online booking service did not give us an accurate price. The front...More

Thank Doc-Rocketman
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Local gave us a nudge toward Baldpate Inn - Key Museum is weird - food is Awesome! Salad bar, soups, bread / muffins and pie (I was too full for pie! What the H****?). Go - watch hummingbirds, eat awesome food and meet a lot...More

Thank schMinkel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4900 Hwy 7, Estes Park, CO 80517
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-6151
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Our Soup and Salad Buffet is served daily for lunch or dinner. Although we do not offer traditional entrees, we are loved for our fresh salad buffet, homemade soups, breads, and pies. Not only locals, but travelers especially delight in the refreshing change and value that our Baldpate Soup & Salad Buffet offers.
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