The town of Estes Park is bustling with a variety of dining options, ranging from classic steakhouses to mom-and-pop breakfast diners. Kick off your adventures or end your day with delicious foods from these Estes Park restaurants near your accommodations at Rocky Mountain Resorts.


Coffee on the Rocks

Jump-start your day with a breakfast and coffee to go at Coffee on the Rocks. This local favorite serves up delicious coffee, teas, breakfast, and even lunch, plus beer and wine. On a nice spring or summer day, enjoy your coffee there and sit on their outdoor area overlooking the pond and the Big Thompson River.

Donut Haus

Another local favorite, the Donut Haus is legendary for fresh pastries, donuts, and other breakfast items like breakfast burritos and muffins.

Cinnamon’s Bakery

Continue the sweet tooth craving with a cinnamon roll from Cinnamon’s Bakery. You’ve never seen such a selection of cinnamon rolls, ranging from pecan sticky buns to fruit and salted caramel rolls. Or dive into the classic cinnamon rolls for only $3.50!

The Egg of Estes

One of the best Estes Park restaurants, The Egg of Estes, is a great way to start your day of adventures. Opening early to get you on your way, The Egg of Estes dishes out traditional breakfast fare with eggs (your choice), pancakes, waffles, and more. Want a relaxing breakfast in bed? Order your breakfast to go and enjoy in the comfort of your cozy cabin at Rocky Mountain Resorts!

Mountain Home Café

Stop in the Mountain Home Cafe for a good old-fashioned down-home breakfast. Order up classics like a stack of pancakes, French toast, biscuits and gravy, egg scrambles, and so much more. Relax and enjoy your breakfast on their outdoor patio for the perfect recipe to kickstart your day.

Lunch and dinner

Bird and Jim Restaurant

Probably one of the top-rated Estes Park restaurants, Bird and Jim Restaurant offers farm-to-table dishes that are sure to satisfy any anyone. Enjoy comfort food and American dishes with a bit of a twist, all with locally sourced meats and produce. While it’s a seasonal menu you will typically find soups and salads, hand-made pastas, burgers, and grilled meats.

Boss Burgers and Gyros

For a good elk or bison burger check out Boss Burgers and Gyros. The casual burger-joint also includes gyros and unforgettable fries on the menu. It’s the classic place in town to enjoy burgers and fries after a long hike in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Smoking Dave’s BBQ

Who doesn’t love a good BBQ restaurant? A Colorado chain restaurant that started in Estes Park, Smoking Dave’s BBQ offers everything from savory appetizers and healthy salads to classic meat platters, plus burgers and sandwiches.

Estes Park Brewery

You can’t leave Estes Park without a visit to the Estes Park Brewery. Established in 1993, the brewery has been brewing beers for nearly 30 years, for both locals and tourists alike. Pair your beer with their full food menu of burgers, sandwiches, and everything else you can imagine. Take in the beautiful mountain scenery on their outdoor dining patio for the perfect Estes Park experience.

Stay at Rocky Mountain Resorts

Taste your way through these Estes Park restaurants or bring your food back to your cozy cabin at Rocky Mountain Resorts. Or if you don’t feel like eating out and would rather stay in and cook, we offer plenty of rentals that feature full kitchens. Choose from a variety of accommodations; from cabins and cottages to larger vacation rentals. Combined with our affordable prices and our proximity to the town of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park, we are a great choice for exploring the town and the Rocky Mountains!