Please be informed that we have changed our menus, service hours, and have limited seating at The Dunraven in an effort to provide the best service possible, and we will continue to make adjustments as needed.
Our amazing staff are working tirelessly to fill the shifts to keep The Dunraven open. We hope you understand that we are facing the same challenge as everyone and everywhere else with the staff shortage.
We sincerely thank you for your patience and understanding during this unexpected challenge as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Please help us spread the word that we are still hiring! We appreciate our guests and staff very much and we look forward to serving you.
Cheers and Love,
Andy and The Dunraven Management
Vintage 2021 Crossroads Benefit
You are invited for the annual fundraiser that will benefit our community through the work of Crossroads Ministry of Estes Park. Join us for an evening filled with joy and purpose, laughs and new acquaintances, unlimited wine and hors d'oeuvre. Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased at Crossroads Ministry or at the Dunraven. A manager on duty will assist you with your purchase. The payment types accepted are either cash or a check signed towards Crossroads Ministry of Estes Park. We cannot wait for you to become a part of this fun Estes Park tradition and participate in making a difference in lives of many local residents and their families.
Dunraven at The Estes Park Resort offers delicious food, fantastic service and breathtaking views! Host your rehearsal or wedding dinner and complete your celebrations with family and friends at your farewell brunch, in the Tuscan Room which accommodates up to 40 guests. We are pleased to welcome you to our gorgeous new venue on the shore of Lake Estes, and our 40+ years of traditions remain the same. Much of our knowledgeable staff has been with us for years, and our consistency and focus on hospitality brings guests back time after time. Dunraven offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner and we are a local staple where old-timers and new-comers intertwine. We serve classic breakfast dishes, mouth-watering lunches, and dinners ranging from authentic hearty Italian dishes, to fresh fish and seafood, and Certified Angus Beef Steaks®. Dunraven offers gluten-free options as well as a full bar of hand-crafted cocktails, extensive beer and wine lists. Join us today for a unique experience of an Estes Park tradition with a brand-new twist!
Locally Owned and Operated
— Andy Morgan —
The Holland Inn was the original name of this building and restaurant, which opened in the early 1930s. After a succession of owners, Neil Quirk purchased the building in 1970, did extensive renovation, and renamed the restaurant The Dunraven Inn. Julius Schneid Kraut and family purchased the restaurant in 1979, offering good Italian cuisine until 1994. Dale and Laurel Hatcher purchased the restaurant in 1994 and made several building improvements while also expanding the menu. Spring of 2011 marked the most recent change in ownership. Cindy and Andy Morgan, who grew up in Estes Park, became the new owners bringing their three daughters and adding their own favorite menu items to the ones you already love. We are committed to keeping The Dunraven Inn your favorite place to dine out.
— Marty Metz —
Estes Park native, Marty Metz began his culinary career at the age of 16. While training under his uncle Tandy Brown, he acquired an Associate degree in Culinary Arts. Chef Marty creates memorable dishes from our traditional Dunraven recipes using fresh local ingredients that keep guests coming back again and again!
— What's Up with the Dollar Bills? —
The tradition began in the '70s when a friend wrote good luck to the owner on a dollar bill and hung it on the wall. The first thing you'll notice when you walk through our doors are the dollar bills, floor to ceiling, hanging in the entryway and the bar. We estimate that there is approximately $16,000 hanging in the building. We remove torn, faded and worn bills and donate them to local charities throughout the year. Markers and a staple gun are available at the host stand to assist you in creating your own personal memories to leave on our walls.
— Mona Lisa —
The restaurant also has a long relationship with Mona Lisa, and it began with three pieces of artwork purchased at a garage sale to decorate the walls. When the restaurant moved to the current location, we displayed many of the Mona Lisa images in our new lounge area. Many of her images were incorporated into the unique bar top right along with original signed dollar bills from the previous location.
Dunraven at The Estes Park Resort
1700 Colorado Peaks Drive
Estes Park, CO 80517