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9344 Dorchester St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129-2711
+1 303-346-9797
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“trout” (5 reviews)
“duck tacos” (5 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9344 Dorchester St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129-2711
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Reviewed yesterday

Happy hour is very good. The food choices and pricing is best in the area and drink pricing is good too. Atmosphere is top notch and cozy with fireplaces inside and out.

Thank Caron65
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always great for happy hour! Great food. Great drinks. Great service. It’s our local go to place with a nice patio.

Thank rickaprice2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the Open Table posting for this restaurant boasting of a “Top 10 Rated” new chef, we were excited to try it. We ended up very disappointed as the restaurant certainly didn’t live up to its own hype. Not sure whether this is a...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Rare to find a restaurant with a New Mexico flair....this was top notch. Great, creative menu. We tried the pork chop, salmon and mahi. All fantastic. Great happy hour menu with some fantastic food and great prices from 4:00-6:00.

Thank John N
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice while staying in the area. The wait staff is super, made excellent recommendations. Be sure to check out their happy hour specials. The Diablo Eggs were really good. Service was fast and portions were generous.

Thank 2KStravelers
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The place is OK. Menu selection is poor. The staff was wonderful and attentive! Seating both in and out. We have been multiple times over the years and just have trouble finding anything we want on their menu.

Thank Squirrel_Colorado
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Very nice enviroment unfortunately the person who sat us at a table did not greet us. Her greeting was "Follow me". Very disappointing. We left after being sitting down because I did not want to support an establishment that was not welcoming :(

Thank jessesgirl4
Reviewed 19 April 2018

My friend and I had dinner here and everything from the service to the food was perfection. From the cervice to the blackened shrimp tacos...YUM! Our server was totally on point and the agave wheat beer was delicious. Looking forward to returning soon!

Thank cbthatsme
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Having visited Denver for the 1st time its always fun to find such a good restaurant. Service always with a smile in the states. Plus the staff were friendly & funny.. Just the right mix, Usual food,diferent surroundings too.. Just keep coming back to the...More

Thank kren B
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We have frequently dined at OBL. It can be a little pricey if you are on a budget. We really like their food and the service is excellent.

Thank Linda H
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Marilyn J
9 May 2017|
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Response from Deborah S | Reviewed this property |
They do have a backroom. I'd suggest you contact the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 am
11:30 am - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
11:30 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9344 Dorchester St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129-2711
    (Highlands Ranch Parkway)
  • Public Transportation: RTD bus route has multiple transits that will get you 200 yards from the restaurant. The stop will be the town center in Highlands Ranch.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Highlands Ranch
  • Phone Number: +1 303-346-9797
Whether you are looking for a relaxing lunch, family-friendly dinner or night out to enjoy excellent margaritas, the Old Blinking Light welcomes you! Influenced by a Taos, NM background, the superb menu offers a wide range of fresh flavors and tastes. American food with a Southwest soul!
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