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Dunraven Inn

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2470 State Highway 66, Estes Park, CO 80517-8331
+1 970-586-6409
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Brighton, Colorado
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

I have a giant food baby. Its like a 12 pounder. This place is our new favorite in estes. Is it nearly like Rome? No. Is it delicious? The food baby speaks for itself. We had a reservation and were immediately taken to our table. Cheese platter was fantastic. Salads were fantastic. Polenta croutons?! Thank you. Cioppino was delicious. Chicken... More 

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Thank Shelly S
Andy M, Owner at Dunraven Inn, responded to this review

So excited to be your new favorite, Shelly! We want you to feel like you wouldn't change a thing about your visits with us, so we're thrilled that everything from the cheese platter to Bianca's service won you over. Looking forward to welcoming you back for more tiramisu sometime soon. Cheers, Andy More 

Denver, Colorado
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

A true disappointment given the long term reputation for a decent Italian meal. All five in our party disliked their meals, and while knowledgeable eaters we're not that picky. The food may be aster above Fazoli's (fast food Italian) but the chef must be a heavy smoker given the over treatment of the pasta dishes and even the very heavy... More 

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3 Thank DenverDoug88
Andy M, Owner at Dunraven Inn, responded to this review

The last thing we would want is for you to leave feeling let down. The quality of our recipes and fresh ingredients is something we take a lot of pride in, so it's disappointing to hear you weren't impressed. Our team's always happy to address any issues you have with the food, and we really wish we'd had the chance... More 

Round Rock, Texas
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We have visited Estes Park nine times since 2000, and every visit we eat at Dunraven's. It never disappoints! This visit we had the artichoke dip, my husband had the Ahi Tuna, and I had the chicken piccata. From the appetizer to the entrees to our sides, all was excellent. I want to give a special shout out to their... More 

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Thank AnglophileAnnie
Andy M, Owner at Dunraven Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for always making a point to come by and see us! The mojito's a favorite of ours as well, so it's exciting to hear you were a big fan. We want you to be as comfortable as possible while you're here, so we'll certainly keep your feedback about the tables in mind going forward. Looking forward to welcoming... More 

Palos Heights, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Been many times over the years and has always been a favorite. Do miss the shrimp/garlic/cappitelli dish they used to have.

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Thank Kathy S
Andy M, Owner at Dunraven Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for always making a point to come and see us, Kathy! Your support means a lot to our team, and we're proud to be a favorite of yours. While we do like switching things up with our menu to keep things fresh, we'll certainly keep your feedback in mind going forward. That said, we're all looking forward to your... More 

sydney
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228 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This is a great place to go for a romantic dinner I had my birthday dinner here and loved it! The food was really nice and they gave us a lovely salad and a fresh loaf of garlic bread with our meal, the glass of Napa Valley Merlot was exceptional!

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Thank angelsSydney
Andy M, Owner at Dunraven Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for celebrating your birthday with us! We want to make special occasions like this even more memorable, so we're thrilled that you enjoyed everything from the food to the Merlot. Looking forward to pouring you another glass sometime soon. Cheers, Andy More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Great atmosphere - wonderful food and excellent service -good parking - good location call ahead to make a reservation if possible

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Thank Heritagesone
Andy M, Owner at Dunraven Inn, responded to this review

So glad you found us! We couldn't be happier that you enjoyed everything from the location to the service -- that's music to our ears. Looking forward to welcoming you back again sometime soon. Cheers, Andy More 

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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

This is an old-fashioned American version of meat-sauce Italian pasta. I've had better and I've had worse. Service was good. Vegetarian options seemed limited and heavy like four cheese alfredo. It was busy on a Monday night in the off-season and several tables were celebrating birthdays or anniversaries so it must be a well-liked place.

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Thank Deborah S
Andy M, Owner at Dunraven Inn, responded to this review

Glad you were well taken care of, Deborah! The food should always be on par with the service, so it's disappointing to hear you felt let down. We certainly want you to feel like you can't go wrong with our menu, and we'll keep your feedback regarding the vegetarian options in mind going forward. I hope we'll get the chance... More 

Cape Cod, Mass.
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Eight of us had a wonderful meal at the Dunraven. Service was efficient and friendly and the food was delicious! If I lived here I'd be there at least once a week. Ambience is cozy and welcoming and it was a 5 star experience.

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Thank judytravel
Andy M, Owner at Dunraven Inn, responded to this review

Cozy and welcoming? That's music to our ears! We couldn't be happier that you were enjoying everything from the food to the service -- that's exactly what we aim for. Looking forward to seeing you and your party back again soon. Cheers, Andy More 

Littleton, Colorado
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We called ahead to get a reservation since we did not want a postage stamp table, against the wall like we got the last time we ate at the Dunraven. We even mentioned that we wanted a nice table to help celebrate our anniversary. Guess what type of table we got.......a postage stamp table up against the wall. We were... More 

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1 Thank Peggy H
Andy M, Owner at Dunraven Inn, responded to this review

The last thing we would want is for you to feel let down on your anniversary, Peggy. Making special occasions like this memorable for all the right reasons is something we always aim for, and we're so sorry that wasn't made more clear to you. It sounds like some wires must have gotten crossed regarding your table, and I sincerely... More 

Champaign, United States
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This appears to be an iconic restaurant in Estes Park but the food and service was only average. While the menu was broad, we thought the food was merely okay and the atmosphere "busy."

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1 Thank Charles V. E
Andy M, Owner at Dunraven Inn, responded to this review

We wish we'd lived up to your expectations, Charles. The quality of our menu and service is something we take a lot of pride in, and it's disappointing to hear we didn't wow you this time around. That said, I hope you'll give us another chance the next time you're in Estes Park -- I'm confident we can deliver a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2470 State Highway 66, Estes Park, CO 80517-8331
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Estes Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-586-6409
Description
Prepared with only fresh and quality ingredients, Dunraven Inn in Estes Park, Colorado offers delicious homemade Italian cuisine. Dine with us tonight!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?