A Local Favorite: Casa Grande Mexican Restaurant

Be sure to stop by Casa Grande of Estes Park if you get the craving for Mexican food while visiting this idyllic mountain town nestled into the Rocky Mountains. Casa Grande is ready to welcome you in by serving up a variety of Mexican dishes in a friendly environment. Here is what you need to know about this local favorite.

About Casa Grande of Estes Park: Casa Grande has been serving up mouth-watering Mexican cuisine in Estes Park since the early 90s. The Gonzalez family has leaned on their heritage and the recipes of their grandmothers to create an authentic menu that specializes in dishes from Central Mexico.

The restaurant is located within close proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park, making it a good choice for a meal before or after exploring this gem. In addition to the indoor dining room, diners will also enjoy the comfortable outdoor seating along the scenic Riverwalk that winds around the Big Thompson River. With a convenient downtown location, it is easy to fit a visit to Casa Grande into your Estes Park itinerary.

Menu Offerings: Start your feast with a bowl of creamy queso dip or the fresh shrimp ceviche. Other appetizer options include classic guacamole with tri-colored chips, taquitos, nachos, or queso fundido.

Fajita lovers will appreciate the vast array of sizzling options from the grill. Choose from chicken, steak, shrimp, or portobello mushroom, all served with heaping helpings of all of the fajita fixings that you crave.

Specialty dishes include tamales, enchiladas, fish tacos, burritos, and more. Can’t decide? Go with one of the many combination plates. You will also find a variety of kid-friendly options, burgers and sandwiches, and side dishes. Finish your meal with an order of churros, sopapillas, or classic Mexican fried ice cream.

Checking Out the Bar: Casa Grande also prides itself on its full bar, serving up the best margaritas in Estes Park. In addition to the wide array of margaritas and premium tequila options, diners may choose to indulge in draft beer, fruity cocktails, or a nice glass of premium wine.

Special Events: You can also turn to Casa Grande to host your next special event. Whether that be a birthday dinner for the whole family or a private corporate event, Casa Grande offers a variety of rooms to fit the size and needs of your group. For example, the Xalpa Room holds 20 while the Cantin Room accommodates up to 25. Or go with the Be Room and its 38-person capacity or the spacious Casa Grande Room, offering space for 44 people.

It is hard to create a list of the best things to do in Estes Park without including a meal out at Casa Grande. Come and see why for yourself as you sink your teeth into this delicious Mexican fare.