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Cascades Restaurant at the Stanley Hotel

333 E Wonder View Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9665
+1 970-577-4001
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“meatloaf” (87 reviews)
“kale salad” (14 reviews)
“creme brulee” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
333 E Wonder View Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9665
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Reviewed yesterday

Family visiting from out of state wanted to experience the Stanley's evening ghost tour. I placed a reservation at Cascades for fifteen minutes after the "90 minute" tour was scheduled to end. It ran long, and we reached the restaurant precisely on time. We were...More

Thank Barbagrigia
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dinner at the Cascades Restaurant, as we were staying at the hotel. We went to get a drink at the bar and that was a mistake. The drinks were OK, but the time between placing the order and getting the drinks was close...More

Thank S M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had lunch last Saturday at the Cascades. The buffalo/elk/pork meatloaf was good, and quite filling. The lobster sliders special was terrific, fresh and light. Although the service was good, it was also very much rushed. We sat down at 12:30. The food arrived pretty...More

Thank Anglophile13
Reviewed 6 days ago

Long story short - don't eat here. We had an 11:30 reservation - the hostess was incredibly rude when we checked in at 11:20. Once we sat the waitress informed us that between 11:30 and noon they don't serve breakfast or lunch. Then we ordered....More

Thank Federica R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Instead if giving a lengthy review , I will only say that the service was below average and the food was as well. This is a tourist attraction because of the hotel and you shouldn't expect much more than that. The desert was tasty and...More

Thank Barbsiegogo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying overnight at the hotel, it was convenient to eat here. Reservations are a must for the restaurant, we didn't have one but could wait 5 minutes for a reservation; it absolutely made no sense, but we complied with the request. $20 nothing...More

Thank am03rn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a good drink at this historic hotel? Try the Whiskey Bar. Good service fromexperienced bar tenders, provides for good beverages anyday. Highly recommend.

Thank pdl03
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow. This was a horrible dining experience. We waited almost an hour for our food to arrive, and that was after we asked our server AND the manager to check on our order. Our food finally came out and out of 8 dishes only 2...More

1  Thank cheysegal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Contrary to some reviews, the Cascades did not disappoint our party of five. We had lunch on the terrace and the food was excellent. To name a few of our choices: Pork belly Sandwich, Pulled pork platter, Aruga salad, Sirloin steak sandwich, cheese burger with...More

Thank Lelli J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family group of eleven had reservations Memorial Day weekend, it was very busy, but we were seated and served in a timely manner. Our server Bill was very friendly, and menu knowledgeable. Our table was set up in a cozy corner of the restaurant,...More

Thank l0j0c081
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Do you need a reservation ? You do not have to be staying in the hotel to dine here, correct?
12 October 2016|
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Response from Pat S | Reviewed this property |
Reservations are recommended. You do not have to be staying in the hotel.
Carla M
Is there a corkage fee if we bring our own wine? And if so, how much?
4 September 2016|
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Response from dciani | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. To be more specific in an answer, Colorado State Law prohibits BYOB and therefore unfortunately we cannot allow you to bring your own alcohol into the restaurant as it violates state law and our... More
Carla M
Is there a corkage fee for bringing our own wine and if so, how much?
4 September 2016|
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Response from Lucy E | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I don't think you can bring in your own bottle of wine. Why don't you call and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 E Wonder View Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-9665
  • Public Transportation: Taxi service and in season free trolley service.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-577-4001
  • E-mail
Cascades, a Classic American Restaurant and Steakhouse is located in the heart of the historic 103 year-old Stanley Hotel. Join us for, breakfast, lunch or dinner in our comfortable dining room. Stop by for a cocktail in our lounge, as our "bar chefs," handcraft a cocktail from our historic cocktails of yesteryear. Remember the time when lunch was an event, cocktail hour was not to be missed & dinner with friends was a joy.
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