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Twin Owls Steakhouse

800 Macgregor Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9065
+1 970-586-9344
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“elk medallions” (167 reviews)
“filet” (181 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
800 Macgregor Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9065
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Corey was our server last night at this delightful restaurant on outskirts of Estes Park. He was very helpful both with food & wine selection. I had thought to order lamb chops. My friend was ordering the elk medallions, and Corey said that was his...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent planning process. Wonderful welcome. Outstanding service. Delicious food. Everyone had a great time. Don’t miss this unique steak house.

Thank Montford12
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had reservations last night, glad we did. Filled up fast. Reservations table by large window. Green grass with a hugh boulder enclosure. Landscaping was very nice with local plants. Felt very comfortable. Food was excellent. Appetizer combination for two gave us several tastings which was...More

Thank Milt H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed Twin Owls during a recent visit. The bar is small but very charming and the bartender knows his stuff! We didn’t do appetizers but our entrees were very good (vegetarian option and the filet special) and service was solid, though we had...More

Thank Davooda
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the ambiance... laid back but very nice. We were worried we were under dressed but this is a place where you feel you fit in if you're dressed up or down. The bread was good as well as our appetizers: Appetizer Tour for Two,...More

Thank Jen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a week and Estes and this was our one night out for fine dining. We weren’t disappointed. Service and food were amazing. Elk and filet we perfect. Four for two appetizer were delectable!

Thank Cliff D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner on June 26th, 2018 at the Twin Owls. It was our second time at this restaurant, and both times were good experiences. We started with the appetizer for two which included a two elk tip bites, two bacon wrapped...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting Estes Park and were looking for a special night out with our family. I reviewed Yelp reviews and this restaurant was highly recommended, so I made reservations. We were very disappointed. First, the hostess was not friendly or welcoming, not a great...More

1  Thank ervolz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I celebrated our 50th anniversary at Twin Oaks Steakhouse, which was absolutely wonderful. The ambiance was comfortable and cozy, even though the restaurant was busy. Our starter was the caprase salad, 3 large thick rounds of tomato with dense but soft mozzarella...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful and inviting. The service we had was attentive and we found each person to be personable and welcoming- Especially Sergei . My steak was delicious and cooked to perfection. The sides that accompanied the steak matched perfectly.

Thank catherine6282016
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Questions & Answers
Chris C
20 April 2017|
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Response from mommy12107 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a bar on the right when you walk in. This place is fantastic, def should try it out.
SteveDebi S
I assure you that I wrote an authentic review of my experience at your restaurant. I am sorry for the typo in the review. I did not catch the word "are" before I hit submit. However, as I said in my review, the hostess the night we were there (as soon as you opened that day so that we would miss the dinner rush hour) WAS rude to us. As I said, this was a few years ago. At the time, there was a business on Moraine Ave called "The Bistro" that was in an old gas station or perhaps it used to be a convenience store. It was before you reach Mary's Lake Road, on the right hand side as you head toward the National Park. At any rate, we didn't wish to have that kind of atmosphere for our anniversary dinner. You may perhaps ask around about The Bistro so that you know that there WAS a restaurant in that kind of building. I think they later moved to St. Vrain, and now they appear to be out of business. So, I have no idea why you would say that it isn't an authentic review. Perhaps your hostess was having a bad night, I don't know. I can only review what happened to me.
29 April 2015|
Response from TwinOwls | Property representative |
Steve S- The Bistro located on 401 S St. Vrain Ave was open during the early 2000s and closed sometime around 2005; prior to that it was Gonzo's Mexican restaurant. If someone did indeed refer you to that restaurant it was... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$49
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Macgregor Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9065
    (Rt 34 Bypass)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-9344
  • E-mail
Surrounded by the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains, the Twin Owls Steakhouse is Estes Park’s premiere fine dining destination. Located on the grounds of the Black Canyon Inn, we are tucked away just to the north of the rush and bustle of downtown Estes Park. The rough-hewn logs, broad-plank hardwood floors, moss rock fireplaces and the rustic charm of a 90 year-old log cabin are joined with all the amenities of a modern restaurant in each of our three dining rooms. Whether you’re joining us for a wedding reception, a business dinner, a family Christmas party or an intimate night out for two, we take pride in ensuring that every guest who steps through our doors has an experience to remember. Our menu has been carefully crafted to please the entire family, and includes a broad selection of steaks, wild game and seafood, along with a kids’ menu and an irresistible dessert selection. We also offer an extensive wine list, local craft beers and hand-crafted cocktails.
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