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Jun 17, 2010 09:51 AM

Any foodie opportunities in Estes Park?

Will be in Estes with the family later in June and would love to hear about any foodie opportunities, including restaurants, farmer's markets, etc. My impression so far is that there isn't much, but would be happy to be proved wrong - thanks!

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  1. Casa Grande was really good last time we were there but that's been several years. We'll be there soon and are going to try it again. The churros were made from scratch and scrumptious.

    We ate lunch there 3 days and I don't remember the other two places at all so they must have not been too great.

    Casa Grande Mexican Restaurant
    210 E Elkhorn Ave, Estes Park, CO 80517

    1. I really enjoyed the food we got at Pura Vida, a Costa Rican restaurant. The service was terrible, but the food tasted just like Mom would cook, if Mom was a Costa Rican housewife.

      There's also a Thai place that also makes Nepali food (long story - ask the manager if you're interested). It's called Thai Kitchen. It also had bad service when we were there, but great food.

      Pura Vida Cafe
      14810 County Road 501, Bayfield, CO 81122

      1. Not exactly "foodie" fare, but Smokin' Dave's BBQ is a pretty darn good BBQ joint, at least by Colorado standards. I'd go back.