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Rapids Lodge Restaurant

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210 Rapids Ln, Grand Lake, CO 80447
+1 970-627-3707
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

During our recent trip to our home in Estes Park, Colorado, my family and I visited Grand Lake while looking for Moose. Members of our family suggested this restaurant, as they had recently tried it during their trip, so we decided to stop by. The slow is a little service, but they seemed very short staffed at the time we... More 

Thank bhyer
Isle of Palms, South Carolina
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159 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited for dinner - we had been here on our last visit to Grand Lakes. We were as happy the second time as we were the first if not more so. This last visit we ate outside by the river and it was very enjoyable. First of all the service was great!! Our waitress was very... More 

Thank lalee1149
estes park, co
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

A friend and I enjoyed a delicious late lunch/early dinner after hiking. Baked Brie in phyllo crust with berry sauce - delicious and Homemade beef tenderloin soup and a salad - paired with a glass of wine, Sitting outside, riverside under the pines - relaxing, peaceful and perfect.

Thank skjmolly
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We came here for lunch while visiting Grand Lake and this was the best lunch lunch spot we found. You sit along the river which is absolutely beautiful. I got the Cobb salad with smoked salmon which was one of the best salads I've ever had. My husband got the anything burger and inhaled it in about 3 minutes. Their... More 

1 Thank Suzanneworldtraveler
Houston, Texas
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I read about this restaurant on a blog and new I had to put it on my list! My mother, sister, and I ate here for lunch. The view is amazing and the sound of the river makes for such a relaxing lunch. We had the crab hush puppies, caprese salad, baked Brie, and duck legs. It was all amazing.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We had Colorado lamb chops one night and fettuccine with chicken breast the next. Both were generous servings, well prepared and yummy

Thank Dracaena
Park Ridge, Illinois
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Food was good and service was good. In fact style of service was that of an upscale restaurant. Bartender wasn't knowledgeable on basic drinks like Manhattan and negroni but was willing to follow instructions. Attractive old fashioned decor. Restaurant on the bank of a rushing stream that is very attractive. Nice to go for a special dinner or just drinks... More 

Thank Marion S
Canyon Lake, Texas
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We had visited this restaurant 2 years ago and vowed we would be back. We celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary here this time. First off, the location is absolutely beautiful, situated on the bank of the the Tonahutu River. You can sit outside right by the river or sit inside by the window for a great view. We opted for... More 

Thank Canyonite
Tucson, AZ
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113 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Had a pleasant lunch, sitting by the river . Food was good and service was fine. Prices a little high for lunch and very expensive for dinner !

Thank TucsonGal47
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We ate dinner here at the end of a travel day. One of the reasons we chose this place was because it was open later than most other places in town. It turned out to be a great choice. Our seats were along the window looking down at the rapids. The Rapids were tastefully lit as day turned to night,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$44
American, International
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?