Estes’s 8 Biggest Steaks You Can Sink Your Teeth Into
When visiting Estes Park, there are plenty of ways to satisfy an appetite. A big, juicy, delicious steak prepared by someone else can do just that. Here are Estes’ eight greatest.
The sound of sizzling, the smell of beef just off a grill, a baked potato on the side. A good steak will awaken all your senses. Enjoying a well-prepared steak in Estes Park, Colorado can only make a great day even better.
When it comes to travel, you often want to “do it”; treat yourself to a good meal. A steak dinner often falls into this “great meal” category, and Estes Park has no shortage of places to enjoy it.
This is a list for carnivores, for certain. Humans who love meat and taste like perfectly seasoned protein that hits the taste buds. If you like a rib eye steak (and why don’t you), Estes Park is your place. Estes is the “gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park” and your gateway to great food. If you’re looking for a big steak, you’re in luck. Estes Park has more than a few that can deliciously fill your stomach.
THE BIGGEST STEAKS YOU WILL FIND AT ESTES PARK COLORADO * FROM SMALLEST TO BIGGEST
THE DUNRAVEN AT ESTES PARK RESORT
The Dunraven has a fantastic surf & turf menu that includes their grilled ribeye for $40. Their rib-eye arrives at 12 oz.
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The Grubsteak brings rustic charm to the Rocky Mountains. Their building was once Estes Park’s first bowling alley, among other things. You can get a wide variety of menu items, including their hand-cut rib eye, which weighs in at 12 oz.
WILD ROSE RESTAURANT
The Wild Rose prides itself on the quality of food and the quality of service it provides to its customers. They have four steaks on their menu, including their Bison Ribeye which happens to 12-13 oz.
CLAIRE’S RESTAURANT AND BAR
Claire’s has been providing great meals and great views in Estes Park since 1992. They have a delicious menu that includes a Bison Flatiron and a Ribeye, both weighing 14 oz.
HUNTER OF HUNTERS
Hunters Chophouse has a fantastic variety of meats on the menu including pork chops, ribs and steaks. Their largest steak, the Bone-in Bison “Cowboy” Ribeye ($70) comes in at 15 oz.
Nicky’s has been around since 1967 and is Estes Park’s only riverside restaurant. Their dinner menu includes their famous aged prime rib and a 14 oz. ribeye, but their biggest steak is their T-bone (the only T-bone on this list) which weighs in at 16 oz.
WATERFALLS RESTAURANT AT THE STANLEY HOTEL
Cascades not only has this great whiskey bar and stunning patio views, but also a delicious menu. Bring your checkbook, because their biggest steak ($62) is their Buffalo Ribeye which weighs 16 oz.
TWIN OWLS AT TAHARAA MOUNTAIN LODGE
Twin Owls is part of the greater Taharaa, which is one of the best places to hold a wedding in Estes Park. Twin Owls has been in business for over 20 years, with great staff and great food. They have many tasty meat dishes, including a 7 oz. Bison tenderloin, but their biggest steak is the Bison Bone-in Ribeye, which is one of the biggest in Estes Park at 16 oz.
Keep this list handy and have fun heading to Estes Park to enjoy your steaks.
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