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Rapids Lodge Restaurant

210 Rapids Ln, Grand Lake, CO 80447
+1 970-627-3707
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sorbet” (7 reviews)
“baked brie” (9 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, International
210 Rapids Ln, Grand Lake, CO 80447
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Reviewed yesterday

Ate dinner twice at this cute place. Once in a hurry and the second time in a more leisurely manner. First time we had soup, salads and appetizers. They got us in and out in 40 minutes. The second time we had full course meals...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed yesterday

The food at the Rapids is really great and their staff is amazing. Enjoy lunch or dinner (closed on Tuesdays) with a view of the Tonahutu River -- it's beautiful.

Thank WesternRiv
Reviewed 2 days ago

The waitress was delightful with just enough humor to be fun. Excellent lamb and elk. They offered a petit Syrah which paired very well. If you don't finish a bottle you can cork for later. The sauces for the meats paired very well. Salads were...More

Thank nomad55_8
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very pleasant place to enjoy a romantic lunch or dinner. Got a window table by the rushing river. The place is like going back in time, I had Elk Chops a bit pricy buy they were as good as I'v had. Part of the price...More

Thank RWScotsman
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place to have an outdoor lunch. Lunch is reasonably priced and you get a nice portion. Looking for a nice place for dinner this is the place!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great, upscale restaurant in GL. Wonderful site right on the river with a nice Gazebo on the river, weather permitting. Several local selections available.

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in the Rapids Lodge and had dinner there as well. It was outstanding. I would definitely dine there again.

Thank surfbert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After looking at the online menu my friend and I decided to eat here. It was more expensive than I will usually do, but she was only here for a short visit so I agreed. On the way in, I looked at the menu hanging...More

Thank eedoonan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful view of the rapids from our table. Swallows and even an American Dipper catching bugs in the river. Food was excellent and well prepared. Wine list was small but diversified enuogh that that were numerous good choices at many price points. We...More

1  Thank chazkat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If your looking for fine dining around Grand Lake, look no further! This place excelled in every expectation. Great service, food, atmosphere and views! We started with the baked brie. Wow. Soooo good. Entree was the Elk Chops. Would definitely get them again. So tender...More

1  Thank Blake H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 46
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Rapids Ln, Grand Lake, CO 80447
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand County  >  Grand Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 970-627-3707
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The Historic Rapids Lodge and Restaurant was established in 1915 and is situated along the banks of the scenic North Inlet River. Lunch (summer only) and Dinner (reservations recommended).Enjoy an extensive wine list and historic ambiance. Please visit our website for up to date menus.
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