El Rancho Restaurant

One thing that has not changed over time is El Rancho’s incredible location. The restaurant sits at the Gateway to the Rockies. Anybody who has driven west of Denver on I-70 knows the moment you rise over a hill and the beauty of the mountains really begins to pop.

The El Rancho restaurant has great views, great food and great drinks that are perfect for tourists and locals who want to kick back after a long day in the mountains.

This family-friendly restaurant features popular menu items such as elk chili and smoked trout, as well as mouthwatering steak and juicy burgers. The restaurant also features a massive bar with craft cocktails that are sure to quench your thirst. Check out the full menu here.

This cozy lodge restaurant features a giant fireplace and expansive windows that showcase one of Colorado’s most stunning views – the Continental Divide. It’s the perfect place to unwind and enjoy classic Colorado dishes in a classic Colorado location. Whether you want to feed the family a delicious meal or grab some appetizers and enjoy the view with friends, we encourage you to come check it out and see for yourself!

On Fridays and Saturdays, you can also swing by our dining room to enjoy live music from our talented piano man while you grab drinks and get a bite to eat. If you are interested in making a reservation to secure your spot for dinner by booking on Open Table!