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Fontenot's Seafood & Grill

78336 US Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482
+1 970-726-4021
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“gumbo” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (33 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
78336 US Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm not sure where to begin with how disappointing Fontenot's was. I have eaten there many times in the past, but it's been about 5 years since I've been there, so I was looking forward to it. The only really good thing was the Meimi...More

Thank toujoursparis1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As you can see from the appetizers... they were so fantastic that the plates became empty before I could think about taking a picture. Fried green tomatoes are an absolute must and will change you life. The gumbo is truly authentic. The cod fish and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was really cute inside and our waitress was excellent! She made a wonderful wine suggestion! All three of us had steak. They were delicious! The mashed potatoes were excellent and I highly suggest getting the crab cake to go with yoru steak!

Thank LaceyLee01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the catfish poboy here. Simple and good. Friendly staff and nice patio outside. We will be back.

Thank dhemphill2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here before always for lunch but today had dinner. We have always had a good experience. They have a varied menu with emphasis on seafood. I had chili scallops which were great. My only complaint would be how they upcharge so much...More

Thank Cliff4867
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got really great service - I wish I could remember her name. The bacon wrapped scallops were to die for. Fried okra was delicious too. The steaks and salmon diablo were perfectly cooked. The only not great thing was the ahi tuna, which was...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The food was consistently good; we went twice, a few days apart. The service is good and attentive. Since each meal is cooked from scratch (it arrives really hot and fresh), so this is not a place to go for fast food/service. We were there...More

Thank VoyagingAlways
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Had a craving for some south LA food, again this was ok but notches below the real thing. Feaux NO themed. Actually the asian dumplings (odd I know) appetizer was best thing. Prices were 20 -30 for entrees

Thank K C
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Winter Park is a lovely little, easy going, ski town. It is nice to have a place to go with, fun atmosphere, good food and friendly people, with a different menu. It is a sea food and grill. We were there in the summer, at...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Service was a little slow but friendly. Food was really good--has a few Cajun offerings. Bread pudding was especially good.

Thank agentredfox
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Diane D
28 October 2015|
Response from ctmwp | Property representative |
Yes we would be glad to give you some info. Please call 970 726 4021 Ask for Shawn or Chris We look forward to talking to you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78336 US Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482
    (Kings Cross Street)
  • Public Transportation: During the winter season "The Lift", the Winter Park Resort Shuttle stops directly in-front of our restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand County  >  Winter Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-726-4021
  • E-mail
Since 1990 Fontenot’s has built a reputation for high quality cuisine and service; today we continue to build that reputation, bringing a taste of New Orleans to Winter Park. Using the finest ingredients and the freshest seafood available we deliver unique and flavorful creations everyday. While our roots are in Cajun cuisine we offer a wide variety of offerings from our classic Gumbo and Louisiana style Po'Boys to our Chili Seared Scallops and Hand Cut Steaks. Visit us online at www.fontenotswp.com to see our current menu and our Facebook page for our daily specials. Join us daily from 4-6PM for our happy hour drink and dinner specials from $15 Visit us today for lunch, dinner, or happy hour and see why we have been a local favorite for more than 20 years!
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