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2013 Winner
Waterfront Grillie & Lounge
Certificate of Excellence

The Estes Park Resort Restaurant and Lounge

Relax and Enjoy Fine Dining and Drinks with Us


The Waterfront Grille is a favorite with locals and sure to delight guests with casual fine dining and stunning views of the Rocky Mountains.  Our menus change seasonally incorporating the freshest of ingredients and consist of hearty yet healthy selections intended to provide a memorable dining experience.  Enjoy a meal on the deck overlooking Lake Estes or sit tableside in our dining room with views of Long’s Peak, one of the Rocky Mountains 14,000 ft wonders. 

Our menu offers selections ranging from soups and salads to a sumptuous variety of entrees, emphasizing seafood and grilled favorites.  Led by Executive Chef Jonathan Luft, The Waterfront Grille offers a variety of nightly specials as well as our famous brunches served each Sunday.  Whether enjoying one of our chefs roasted prime rib carvings, our elk bone-in ribeye or a simple slice of our decadent chocolate layer cake aside vanilla bean ice cream with a warm cup of premium blend coffee, you will feel at home here.

Colorado has made micro brews famous and our bar is no different offering a wide variety of ice cold beers to choose from.  We have even taken it so far as to pair our beer selections with a variety of meals for patrons to enjoy.  Not up for a beer?  Enjoy one of our signature drinks from our full service bar, including Austen’s Bloody Mary, Ariel’s Pomojito or Alexa’s Mimosa.

We are a place of friendly people, wonderful mountain scenery and beautiful lake views.  Don’t be surprised to share a moment with elk on one of their favorite stopping points - our lawn lakeside.  The Waterfront Grille is a place where you can sit and enjoy a meal with friends and family while taking in all the splendor of the amazing Colorado outdoors.

Our Estes Park Resort Restaurant Hours:

In season, May 1 – October 31st: 7 am to 10 pm - seven days a week
Off season,  November 1 – April 30th: 7am to 9 pm - seven days a week
Thursday Night’s Ladies Nights: Live band from 6pm to 9pm – bar open until 10pm

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