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About E3 Chophouse
Created by the LaRoche family in 2013, E3 Chophouse is a dining experience not to be missed. Located on the magnificent Yampa River in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, E3 ranch raises the best seasonal, all-natural beef products available.
Our menus change frequently, allowing us to provide a variety of choices for our guests. Enjoy daily specials: jet fresh fish, wild game cooked to perfection, or, of course, our humanely raised, hormone and antibiotic-free beef and chops. Sides and salads have been designed to be large enough to share. Complete your meal with decadent desserts prepared by our pastry chef.
We take pride in this family business and strive to provide only the best, all-natural meals to our guests. Our hope is that your experience with us is a memorable one and one worth repeating.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Hours of Operation:
Happy Hour 4:00pm - 6:00pm At Bar Only
Dinner: Monday-Sunday 5pm - Close
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Summer happy hour includes bands on the outdoor stage on certain days.. Please call to confirm day of.
Parking is available on Yampa Avenue or at the public lot on the corner of 7th and Yampa.
E3 is just a block away from Steamboat's free bus route
Private Party Facilities:
Please contact E3 directly for information on private events 970.879.7167
Private Party Contact:
Tony Smith: (970) 879-7167
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Kosher, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Weddings, Anniversary's, Graduations etc.. Anywhere from 10ppl celebrating something special to 275 ppl celebrating a retirement.
E3 Chophouse Ratings and Reviews
I wish I could give higher ratings (I don’t want to give all 1’s though) but the restaurant was closed & empty when we arrived for our reservation. I hadn’t personally seen anything saying they wouldn’t be open & and no call to let us know. Not sure if this was an Open Table miscommunication or the restaurant’s, but it was definitely a birthday surprise for me. Luckily, Scratch across the street was open & got us in.
Perfect place! Delicious beef! Hubby had the $24 prime rib special which was excellent. I had the $25 three-course special with a sirloin steak and I loved it! Excellent service with David! Great locals’ specials! Yummy anniversary dinner! Quiet atmosphere! Reservations necessary. And one more thing: happy hour is the BEST! Try the French dip for $9 and have a local draft beer!
Decided to take advantage of Steamboat Restaurant week. Chose this because my husband is a meat eater and I only eat vegetarian or fish. Great choice! Seated right on time. Great room overlooking the river. Fast service but not rushed. Server Wyatt was very nice! I will go back here. Sorry, I am not into pork bellies :(. BTW, the wine was excellent!) Very nice!
We are locals and came here with another couple during Restaurant Week. There was a mix up with our reservation and a table already seated but she finally worked thru it. Our table was in the back corner which is less noisy but also less ambiance. Service was sub par and awkward. Servers showed up at the wrong time or weren't there when you needed something. The 3-course special is a good deal as long as you drink water and don't order anything else. Steak was okay but salmon was tasteless with portions too small for men. Two sleezy looking guys in suits, who are apparently associated with the restaurant, were circulating the room. They looked totally out of place for Steamboat. We had an awkward, uncomfortable conversation with the one who came to our table. We've dined here 6+ times since E3 opened but we won't be back.
Service here is sloppy and snooty. All involved talk down to you and rush you. For 3 people each of us ordered an appetizer, steak and side and they still tried to up sell us on more food and would not take back two of the overcooked steaks. The ambience is good if you are near the doors and river... but terrible when shoved in the back corner with no light.
We have been here several times when coming to Steamboat. Food is always excellent, but the noise level in the dining area close to the bar is annoying. We are a party of two, so we are often seated in this area. We have always received good service, but for the price paid, would prefer less noise. The restaurant seems to have a full bar every time we have dined here. Since it seems to be a popular place, I am not sure what could be done about the noise level.
While in Steamboat, we decided to check out the "street behind the main street." Wow, a nice sidewalk adjacent to the river. We noticed E3 Chophouse....amazing! Absolute perfect dining experience! Will return in January while attending MusicFest!!!
Canyon Lake, Texas
Overall, this is a solid, high quality establishment. The ambience is very nice, and there are quite a few good food options (although limited for non-meat eaters, but then again, it is a chophouse!). We had a nice time here, and the staff and manager was patient with our requests to not sit at the worst table in the house and to turn down the A/C that was blowing from a vent directly above us. I don't know why table 502 (I think that's the number), exists, unless they feel better knowing there's a customer located close to the fire alarms if needed :) Make every table a great one, I say.
The hostess station has been a mess from the very beginning and they are making no progress on making people happy. I made a reservation on Open Table, made a request for a table away from the bar - and where does the hostess try to seat us? Right next to the bar. I have never gotten a table with a view - even when the restaurant is only half full. Disappointing!
But the food is amazing, so we keep going back.... for now.
We hadn't a great table in a side room with only 3 tables total. That why I would recommend for special nights. The rest of the restaurant and bar was packed and loud but thankfully we lucked out. If you want privacy ask for the small room facing the river. Otherwise it's a very busy place. Don't miss the cookie sundae!
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