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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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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
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229 West Elkhorn Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place was a great "greasy spoon" tho it is mostly hamburgers...and delicious ones at that! Anything you grew up enjoying at a hometown burger joint plus more! Definitely worth stopping for lunch while walking around the downtown area!

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Love their burgers and they have GF buns. Best home made french fries too! The restaurant is almost always busy. We get our food to go and sit at one of the picnic tables in town or take to the park to enjoy the views.

Thank wright1308
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the reviews and going by the name I expected this burger to be world class. Sadly, it was a basic burger with nothing special on it. The fries however, were excellent. The hot dog was gigantic, and decent. The menu is pretty large...More

Thank lord-xeon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here while walking around downtown. It was a great switch from the typical burgers as they offer other types of meat. The bison burger was very good and our family of 5 enjoyed everything we ordered. The service was quick and friendly.

Thank Lloyd G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon this place when looking for a restaurant in Estes Park. It was a saturday night and the town was very crowded. It's nothing to look at- you go up to the counter and place your order. We both had burgers which were...More

Thank AlohaHawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are lots of options downtown Estes to eat however this one smelled the best. From the sidewalk you can smell the delicious burgers cooking. They are made to order so there is a little bit of a wait but they are fresh, hot and...More

Thank gshoemate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read a review and drove by to see a sign "Best Burger in Estes Park" so we decided to try for lunch today. My wife had the elk burger combo and I had the bison burger combo. She asked for jalapeños and they forgot....More

Thank cepitts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Rueben, it was overloaded with sauerkraut but their amazing fried pickles made it better. My boyfriend had the elk burger and he said it wasn't bad!

Thank Jenn R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the basic cheese burger with cheddar. It was every bit as good as Tookies in Seabrook, Tx. The atmosphere was a delightful 50s theme. Wide choice of ingredients on burgers. The burger & fries/onion rings look like a magazine ad & tasted even...More

Thank Maggie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are lots of places to eat in downtown Estes, but if you're looking for a decent burger, this is as good as it gets. Nothing fancy, just good burgers and fries.

Thank edwrdjh
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Jamie T
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

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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