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O- A Bistro

200 W Portal Road, Lower Level, Grand Lake, CO 80447
+1 970-627-5080
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (21 reviews)
“tapas” (15 reviews)
“stuffed dates” (3 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 W Portal Road, Lower Level, Grand Lake, CO 80447
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Whether it's dinner or a breakfast buffet you cannot go wrong with the O-a Bistro. Amazing food and impeccable service highlight the experience. My wife had the lamb shank and I had the Beef Stroganoff, and I must say that it is probably in the...More

Thank bebopblaine
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Outstanding! This is the best restaurant in Grand Lake; among the best in Colorado. It is in the Lower level of the Gateway Inn; it is NOT the main Gateway restaurant. I can recommend the Pork Medallions paired with a good white wine. The prices...More

Thank Dale P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Never disappointed by the creative, quality, locally-sourced dishes that O-A Bistro delivers. We've be their biggest fans since they opened a number of years ago, and we love their new cozy and spacious spot at The Gateway. Our very favorite place to dine in Grand...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Love the new location - same great food and people. 3 of us dined there last night and we were all so pleased, happy and full when we left. The watermelonitini is my fav - Melissa makes a killer one and fills it to the...More

Thank 802debg
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I surprised my husband with a birthday weekend trip to Grandlake, Colorado. I wanted to find a fantastic place to take him for his birthday dinner, and I am so happy that this place is where we chose! The food was amazing!! We decided to...More

Thank Jillian E
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a much better meal than expected here. She had the 2 course scallops and I had the Lamb. We both loved it. Our waiter was great and the piano man was really good too (especially when he sang Piano Man!)...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This restaurant used to on main street in Grand Lake, but now on lower level of Gateway Inn. Our waiter was fantastic but the service is slow. Small portion's but good. Seems a little pricey for Grand Lake. The tapas with buffalo mozzarella, basil, and...More

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Our large group had dinner on the patio. The food and service were impeccable. The views from the patio are gorgeous. We had visited the place before, at their old location, and this is just as good. Be sure to find this hidden treasure-its worth...More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I was a little concerned when they moved to the new location, but it seems to be doing very well. The food and tapas are awesome!! Highly recommend!!

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This restaurant is located in the Gateway Inn on the lower level. Reservations are required. Menu changes every couple of weeks. You can order a 2 course meal or for about $15.00 more you can have 6 courses. Leave yourself time to eat before going...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 40
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 am
8:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 W Portal Road, Lower Level, Grand Lake, CO 80447
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand County  >  Grand Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 970-627-5080
Casual Fine Dining in the heart of the Rocky Mountians!
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