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The Twin Lakes Inn Restaurant

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6435 E State Highway 82, The Twin Lakes Inn, Twin Lakes, CO 81251-9724
+1 719-486-7965
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Sun 14:30 - 20:30
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Clearwater, Florida
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful surprise located between Vail and Aspen great for a summertime day drive if you're staying in Aspen to go up to Independence Pass and then down to this wonderful restaurant

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Thank SierraPilot
TwinLakesInn, General Manager at The Twin Lakes Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us during your stay in Twin Lakes. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I happened upon this spot when looking for high altitude photos; and ended up having one of the best meals ever. We had the trout and salmon. Worth the drive, even if you don't stay at the inn.

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TwinLakesInn, General Manager at The Twin Lakes Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

We're happy you enjoyed dining with us and hope you also captured the photos that were what brought you to Twin Lakes. The area is so photogenic we hope you come back again and again. More 

Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Andy and his staff welcomed us like we were family and the evening built from there. Our party of 3 had fresh trout and vegetables, bison steak skirt and a rack of ribs. All were cooked to perfection and hit the spot. The atmosphere is just wonderful and the history is very interesting. Get here before sunset and watch it... More 

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Thank CapnSteve
TwinLakesInn, General Manager at The Twin Lakes Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us while enjoying one of the beautiful Twin Lakes sunsets! More 

Hellertown, Pennsylvania, USA
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Being in Frisco for the weekend, we decided to drive to Twin Lakes for dinner at the Twin Lakes Inn which lies on the shores of two large glacial lakes in the midst of stunning Rocky Mountain beauty. The Inn has been in operation for more than a century. It is rustic and charming. The friendly staff takes great care... More 

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TwinLakesInn, General Manager at The Twin Lakes Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

It's always great to welcome visitors from neighboring Summit County. Thank you for driving over Fremont Pass to enjoy a meal with us while taking in the unique alpine setting offered by Twin Lakes. Village More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I ate here because I stayed at the Twin Lakes Inn and knew from conversation at the bar the night before that the staff really took pride in their restaurant. I was not disappointed in the least. The food was terrific and my waitress was very attentive. I hate eating by myself but glad I didn't miss this meal.

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TwinLakesInn, General Manager at The Twin Lakes Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

We're pleased you chose to dine with us during your stay. Chef Edward and his talented kitchen team, assisted by our friendly, caring servers and barkeeps, all work hard to make each guest's experience positive and personal. More 

Perrin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

this is fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere. The steak and wine we had was as good as you will find anywhere. Do not pass this place up.

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Thank Furthur1964
TwinLakesInn, General Manager at The Twin Lakes Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

We're very glad you could dine with us and that you enjoyed the experience. Thank you! More 

Vail, Colorado
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great food, friendly service, unique atmosphere. It's off the beaten path - but in a good way. Only open for late lunch (2pm onward) and dinner in the summer season.

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Thank J0yceMB
TwinLakesInn, General Manager at The Twin Lakes Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad you could join us and that you had a good time. We hope to see you again whenever you're taking that path less traveled to Twin Lakes Village. More 

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Don't bother going to town for lower cost food... there isn't any lower cost and for sure no better tasting. Just arrive early because they have limited availability as they need to guess on how many visitors they will have and if you get there late you could miss out... and it will be your loss. Rustic, great staff, if... More 

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TwinLakesInn, General Manager at The Twin Lakes Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on the quality and value of our dining experience. We greatly appreciate that you stayed in Twin Lakes and are pleased you found this to be a good choice. More 

Groton, Connecticut
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a great American fare resturant. Great people and great food. Pleaseant atmosphere. Nice drink menu. Good portions

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TwinLakesInn, General Manager at The Twin Lakes Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments about the food, service and overall experience during your stop at The Twin Lakes Inn Restaurant. More 

Atlanta
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116 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Visited the restaurant in July with friends. This is truly a western style inn, saloon, and restaurant for good grub after a long day of horseback riding or hiking. I rated 4 star as this was the only decent place to grab a sit down meal and drink at the saloon. They do have a wide selection including crab cakes,... More 

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TwinLakesInn, General Manager at The Twin Lakes Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and look forward to having you join us again on your next visit to Twin Lakes. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Cuisine
Healthy, American, Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
14:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6435 E State Highway 82, The Twin Lakes Inn, Twin Lakes, CO 81251-9724
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Twin Lakes
  • Phone Number: +1 719-486-7965
Description
The restaurant inside The Twin Lakes Inn is open from about mid-May until late Sept each year. We offer lodging guests, locals and visitors a sampling of Colorado culinary specialties within its historic setting. The Dayton Dining Room takes its name from the original name - Dayton - given to Twin Lakes Village back in the 1800s. Our capable kitchen and service staff make sure that every guest enjoys a relaxed and scrumptious dining experience. Our meals feature comfortable Colorado and American cuisine served just the way you love it! Reservations strongly recommended due to limited seating capacity.

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