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900 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-8201
+1 970-586-2171
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07:00 - 20:30
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Hours:
Mon 07:00 - 19:30
Tue 07:30 - 19:30
Wed 07:00 - 19:30
Thu 07:30 - 19:30
Fri - Sun 07:00 - 20:30
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Chatham
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My wife and I caught a late lunch at this restaurant. It was good and the waitress did her job well. I would like to have tried the fish tacos, but we arrived too late and they were sold out. My advice is to get there before 1:30 if you want to chose from all the daily lunch specials.

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Thank Dave S
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We visited Estes Park and luckily found this restaurant. The breakfast is great and the prices are reasonable. You must try one of the breakfast skillets. They are served on cast iron skillets and are fantastic. The coffee is hot fresh and they keep it filled. Elk can be seen walking the trail and the duck pond was a hit... More 

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Thank Edna T
Redlands,CA
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

First visit for diner and very good service and excellent food and ambiance, lake view. Did not honor 10 % motel discount as advertised. Still OK price. Interestin upper level and lower level have different menus. Next visit for lunch, very busy and service poor. Finally took order and then wait, wait, wait. Saw other folks come after and got... More 

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Thank RichardRedlands_CA
Dothan, Alabama
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We ate in the casual side and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food was very good and the people were genuinely friendly, not just a fake smile,. We ate there twice.

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1 Thank mcrenshaw2016
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted a restaurant with great food and atmosphere and The Other Side did not disappoint. At first it looked like a diner in the front but the restaurant has two menus. For the more expensive menu you get to sit in their duck pond dining room which was perfect for our night out in Estes Park. We didn't look... More 

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1 Thank Jeff H
Denton, TX
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Food was good. The choices we had were burgers (very good) pulled pork potato skins (great), chicken salad, philly cheese steak (ok) Memphis ribs (great flavor though not as render as I would have liked)

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1 Thank dladonnalee
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good to visit to get breakfast done. Since we were staying across the street at the Alpine Trail Ridge Inn, it was a no-brainer to stay here. During each of the 3 mornings we visited, the staff was a one-woman crew. Surprisingly, the wait wasn't too bad.

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1 Thank Bonnie M
Stonewall, Louisiana
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Heard this was a good place to get a steak. Salad good, bread delicious and atmosphere and view nice. Steak cooked just right.

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1 Thank Sue G
Sturtevant
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Outstanding Sunday brunch with fresh fruit, veggies, chicken, omelet a and a glass of champaign!!! Awesome service too!

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1 Thank Mark W
Kentucky
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153 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

There are two levels of restaurants--one less expensive (in the front) and one more expensive (in the back). Make a reservation for the back and by a window. The view is beautiful and as I remember several years ago it was very good food. This time we ate in the front. The two guys had an Elk Burger and a... More 

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1 Thank LoveDosTravel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:30
Monday
07:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 19:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:30
Thursday
07:30 - 19:30
Friday
07:00 - 20:30
Saturday
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Moraine Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517-8201
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-2171
Description
Nestled by the Big Thompson River near the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, The Other Side Restaurant invites you to enjoy traditional all-American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner: choice steaks, prime rib, lobster, crab, pasta, salads and daily Chef's Specials.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?