Twin Owls Steakhouse
Twin Owls Steakhouse

Twin Owls Steakhouse

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.twinowls.net/
  • Phone: 9705869344x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Open Weekends Only: Friday, Saturday and Sunday starting at 5pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Brant Price
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: The Steakhouse has a variety of private dining rooms all with log walls and massive stone fireplaces. We can accommodate private parties from 10 to 200.
  • Private Party Contact: Sandra 9702154544x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rt 34 Bypass
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Twin Owls Steakhouse
The Twin Owls Steakhouse is a beautiful log cabin built in the 20's. It has a warm candlelit ambiance and 3 moss rock fireplaces. We feature on our menu various steaks, seafood, game, poultry and more starting at $11.
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Twin Owls Steakhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
212 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (136)romantic (116)scenic view (106)fit for foodies (70)neighborhood gem (55)good for groups (48)notable wine list (46)kid-friendly (20)late-night find (5)hot spot (5)vibrant bar scene (4)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Always a favorite!
    WeRfoodies
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Nice menu with many options for game. Always reliable. Very nice ambiance and service. Old log structure which lends itself to the comfort of the mountains.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing ambiance & food
    LizH
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Looking for a special place where the food is amazing then go to Twin Owls Strakhouse! You get 4 star food and service in a relaxed and casual atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always LOVE Twin Owls!
    Kris
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    A family fave for get togethers or just for a romantic dinner with my husband, Twin Owls is wonderful, all around! Five Stars!!! Delicious food, wonderful ambiance and our "go to" restaurant for any occasion!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Way too spicy ribs
    riclinVIP
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Husbands ribs were inedible from being too spicy!!! We even talked with the owner. Our server was very good and the ambiance was outstanding! We had heard lots of good comments about Here but were very disappointed! Wanted to try again but just couldn't....
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    We had another great meal at Twin Owls Steakhouse! The salmon and lamb chops were delicious and memorable! The setting is beautiful and we will return here when we are next in Estes Park!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good, But Pricey
    SGMDCW
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    The food was very good, but it all comes at a premium. This is the sort of place to go for a special dinner where the cost is of little concern. We enjoyed our experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Treat!
    LuvColorado
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    My husband and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary and his birthday so we chose Twin Owls Steakhouse. The food was wonderful, the presentation of the food was inviting. My husband had the Prime Rib Buffalo. It was more tender than beef by far. I chose the roasted Duck. Fabulous! The wait staff was courteous and kind, especially our server Nicki. She took excellent care of us. We were seated upstairs in a romantic table in the corner. Perfect!! We will be back!! The decor is what you think of when you think about Colorado! It is a must see!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Odd Business Practices
    mikepsreviews
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The food was great. The server was wonderful. We had a 5:00 reservation. We showed up to a lobby full of people waiting to get in as the dining room doesn't open until 5:00. The bar was right there but, get this, they weren't opening until 5:00 either! So, instead of opening the bar at 4:00 or 4:30 and making that fabulous extra profit while people wait for their tables, they choose to close it. Then, names are called one at a time for seating, the hostess seats them then comes back and calls another name. Long story short, your 5;00 reservation really doesn't mean you can enjoy your pre-dinner drink or get to your table at 5:00, it just means you can get in line with the rest of the cattle at that time. Expected at a buffet, not here.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing Dinner
    Hardtoplease
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Although the appetizer and salad was good, the entrees were a disappointment. My $30 filet came out overcooked. My husband finished his "lukewarm" dinner before mine was recooked. I wanted to say "just forget it". We were offered a free dessert, but no manager ever came to apologize. I guess they think that tourists won't be back, "so what!" We spent $100 for two entrees and one glass of wine. Very disappointing! We won't be back!
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  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    We had to change our open table reservation due to being late from the airport. We were treated courteously and welcomed when we got there. It is a lovely, large log cabin as a restaurant. Menu and wine list commendable. I will return when possible for good food and special occasions.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Estes Park Night Out
    Dave
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Really enjoyed the Filet Special and Short Ribs. Excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • lovely dinner!
    Rockinators
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We celebrated our wedding anniversary with a great dinner during our recent trip to Estes Park at Twin Owls Steak House. The restaurant was aware of our special evening, and went out of their way to make it special for us. The table was great, the service was outstanding, and the food was wonderful. Our best night of dining during our five night vacation.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • vacation in Estes park
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    The Twin Owls Steakhouse was amazing. The number of items that are made in house are too many to mention. We were so impressed with the staff it was my wife's birthday and we received special seating in a loft. We would recommend this restaraunt to all.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A good place for a nice meal.
    Rhythmage
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    My wife and I enjoyed our visit. It is a quaint log cabin with a very homey feel. The menu is good. I had the surf and turf (4x4) and my wife had the Buffalo steak. Both were prepared expertly from high quality ingredients. I do have a couple criticisms/suggestions: First, the host is severely overworked (at least on our visit). All alone amidst the dinner rush. Second, while I greatly enjoyed my meal, I was a little disappointed at the number of "additions" to my petite filet. The nice meat was almost lost in the din with a balsamic glaze, bernaise, bleu cheese and candied pistachios. I would recommend ordering something a bit more simple to allow the product and preparation to shine.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over priced & hard to find
    Luv2trvl
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Very hard to find. Over priced for average food. The New York steak was very thin and dry.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • RandR
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Very good food, very good service. They could make a good martini!! The waiter was able to explain why the fish was not local!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best in Estes
    Cohiba
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Overall it's a super experience and easily the nicest restaurant in Estes. It won't be the best food you've ever had but it's imaginative and Colorado centric with Elk medallions and lamb. The setting can't be beat ( even compared to Vail) in a 100 year old timber lodge.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Melting....
    DenverBob
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    That's what happens with the food, it just melts in your mouth. We started with the combination appetizer and the elk medallions were that tender! I had their signature filet and don't recall having a better one in the past 10 years - it was that good! Yes, my memory is pretty much shot beyond that point, so it's going to be the best ever at this point! We had a good sampling of the menu at our table and there wasn't a complaint to be made. OK, well my 4 year old thought the Mac'n Cheese was a little too creamy and the rigatoni noodles weren't her thing but if it's not Kraft, she's not into it. Don't miss this gem, it's food would be great at any cost and there is a reason you need a reservation! Hurry, go make your reservation!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Enjoyable Evening Meal!
    camaro67
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We had a wonderful time at Twin Owls Steakhouse. The waiter, Val was informative and courteous. The meals were tasty. The only thing was, the buffalo ribeye had a little too much gristle for my wife's liking and for the price of the meal, would have liked the amount of gristle taken off to be the delicious meat so she could have enjoyed it all. The complimentary dessert was a nice end to a wonderful meal for celebrating my wife's birthday. Thank s for a wonderful evening.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Gem
    MocakesVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    On my 2nd trip to Estes Park I went on Trip Advisor to find a nice place for dinner. Twin Owls was it! The place is wonderful, great views of the mountains. It was very easy to get to. Our waitress was wonderful and checked in when needed. We can't wait to go back during our next trip. If you get the lamp chops, please know it is a lot of food. My husband got elk - it was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The place to eat in Estes Park
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    The Twin Owls is a fabulous find. We eat there as a must do, whenever we stay in Estes Park. The food is mouthwatering and the service excellent. The last meal we had there consisted of Elk Medallions for my spouse and the Filet MacGregor for me. The meat was tender and delicious and the accompanying vegetables were very tasty. Highly recommend it for dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LaLa
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We dined here on our 50th wedding anniversary & the hostess & waiter could not have been any more hospitable. We were given special seating & champagne to celebrate! Perfect evening!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chris
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Our son and daughter-in-law got married here 5 years ago but with all the excitement etc. we couldn't remember much about the meal. On our return we thought the food was good but not great. My Buffalo Ribeye steak was pretty tough and it was covered in too much sauce.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Food, But...
    BGGruff
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The food was excellent but finding a parking place in time to meet our reservation proved to be a challenge. The ambience was good but our table placement was situated just outside the entry to the kitchen. The very busy and efficient wait staff all had to pass by our table which was kind of a nuisance and detracted from the joy of an otherwise excellent meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for a nice dinner
    HappyMom
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Very nice overall experience with nicely paired wine selections. A little disappointed the trout was not local, and thought the table upstairs was romantic, they could use a dimmer to add to the ambiance. My husband's elk was fabulous. My lamb chops were tasty but a little thin/dry even cooked medium rare.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Twin Owl Day 2
    FloridaSeniors
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    The brie appetizer was outstanding. We ordered the carrot soup and it was average. The Angus burger was the best I have ever tasted.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Twin Owls Anniversary
    Satisfied
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Having reserved a quiet table to celebrate our wedding anniversary, we were greeted warmly at reception, ushered to a private table on the balcony and offered two glasses of complimentary champagne. The menu featured local specialties (buffalo rib eye and elk medallions) , prepared well and without excessive frills or heaping portions. Definitely a positive experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Twin Owls Day 1
    FloridaSeniors
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    At our request we were seated at a window with a lovely view. The brie and fruit appetizer was superb. The entrée was excellent (one was shrimp and filet kabob, the other was baby back ribs). We enjoyed the ambiance of the lovely log restaurant, the outstanding service, and have very fond memories of our evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Decent, not great
    tdee1993
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We were visiting the area for a long weekend, and were looking for something different for a nice birthday dinner for two. We had the brie appetizer, which had great flavor, but was not warm enough. I asked the waitress questions about steak size, and she had to lookup sizes. I asked for a recommendation between two options, she said she doesn't like beef, so go with buffalo ( more expensive by $12). I expected her to tell me what she's heard from customers for the options I was choosing between. I hada buffalo filet. It was HUGE. So don't go without an appetite. The buffalo was cooked fine, but the sauce was very bland. My bf had steak and lobster tail. He loved the lobster, but thought the steak was very typical.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Estes Park ambience
    Wprkevader
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    A lovely rustic lodge setting with better than average food 3.5 rating. Great waiter, Glen, and excellent appetizer for two.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not our
    DeeBach
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Great ambiance, mediocre food. Trout fillet had many bones. Sauce on buffalo steak not very good. Dessert of chocolate mousse excellent, which was complementary after the issue with bone-in trout. waiter attentive. Have enjoyed meals here previously- but not this meal.
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  • Dinnerdiner
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We had a wonderful family gathering. The McGregor filet was a unique mix of flavors. The green chili/cheese mashed potatoes were wonderful. Even the kids Mac and cheese was gourmet. We have dined at twin owls several times and we have never been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always very good experience
    RichVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Love the place and when our group of six get together in Estes, this is always one of the stops.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cannot accommodate allergies
    Joegarlic
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Booked on open table. Incl the fact that wife has severe garlic allergy. When we got there and ordered a bottle of wine. We were then informed after checking with chef that there was nothing that could be served without garlic. We left.
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  • Excellent place!
    Deedragon
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Food was excellent. Constantine was great waiter, I would ask for him! We had app sampler for 2 to start and the 5 of us shared so we would have plenty if room. French onion soup was awesome and I highly recommend it. Steaks were all cooked perfectly and seasoned well. Creme brûlée was excellent. We were even lucky enough to have to huge elk grasing at the front drive of the restaurant. Can't ask for a better steak place in Estes park!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    PBandJ
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Highly recommended. The Elk Medallions were a perfect start, followed by the 4x4 (filet and lobster tail) and finally chocolate mousse cake. The ambience is great - live classical guitar performance and the room easily absorbs the music and noise of conversation so it is easy to carry on intimate conversation.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous Food!
    FirstTimer
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The Twin Owls is one of the best restaurants we have eaten in anywhere in the world! The steak was superb and perfectly cooked. The soup was extremely flavorful! We would recommend this to anyone!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Twin Owls - One of Estes Park best
    Chowhound
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    They did everything right from reception through dessert! Everybody was courteous and polite without being stuffy. The food was good, the wine was good, and the scenery was amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Biest in Estes
    nwwma
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    First restaurant in Estes Park that I enjoyed, recommend and would return to.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • estes gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We are skeptical at best of the restaurants in Estes Park so we were delighted to find this place. Beautiful grounds at sunset, amazing hor'derves Excellent entrees and more than we could possibly eat. This place is pricey but worth it. Super busy so make sure you make a reservation. Our bartender was great while we waited for our table.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate