Frequently Asked Questions
We collect a $500.00 nonrefundable deposit to reserve your date. This is deducted from your total amount owed.
6 Months prior, we collect 50% of the remaining estimated charges.
1 Month prior we finalize your menu offerings
14 days prior we finalize all quantities and attendees
10 Days prior, the full remaining balance is owed.
Absolutely! We also accept credit card and debit card payments. Debit cards do not have any additional fees. Credit cards have a 3.9% surcharge.
Additionally, a check can be sent to:
215 Virginia Dr
Estes Park, CO 80517
Peak Season (May – November): We have a $1,500 minimum food and beverage purchase order required for each event.
Off Season (December – April): We have a $750.00 minimum food and beverage purchase order required for each event.
No. We charge separately for staffing as we also offer delivery only events which do not require staffing charges.
For Delivery only events, there are additional service and delivery charges that apply.
No. Gratuity is not included into the menu pricing.
A 25% Service Charge is added to all proposals, quotes, and invoices, which serves as gratuity for the kitchen and wait staff.
Bartending gratuity is not included in the 25% Service Charge and is additionally charged on all proposals, quotes and invoices.
We serve both plated and buffet style meals.
a. Our Classic Fare Menu is the only menu offered in Plated Style.
b. We have a varierty of buffet style menu offerings, including our Casual Fare, Buffet Stations and our Classic Fare.
Yes! The Historic Bristlecone Inn is our own private venue. We are the perfect location for cozy and intimate events, nestled in downtown Estes Park, Colorado. We can comfortably seat parties of 50-60. We have additional options for larger groups.
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