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Rapids Lodge Restaurant

210 Rapids Ln, Grand Lake, CO 80447
+1 970-627-3707
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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210 Rapids Ln, Grand Lake, CO 80447
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Reviewed yesterday

Ordered the crab cake appetizer and were pleasantly surprised! Lots of crab and very little filler. Hubby ordered elk chops, even though he was a little worried about the raspberry demi-glace, because he doesn’t like anything sweet with meat. He was wowed by the chops...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Certainly this is a popular spot and certainly it is a bit on the expensive side but the menu is quite eclectic, has plenty of local specialties and left us with a memorable experience. I would definitely recommend it!

Thank B08512
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is situated alongside a scenic river and the seating is set up so you have a breathtaking view no matter where you sit. Ambiance was a mix between classic upscale steakhouse and traditional mountain lodge. It's definitely an upscale place. Food was served...More

Thank bwompbwomp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rapids is one of those places where you take visiting friends or celebrate special occasions, or just relax by the stream for lunch & a drink. The setting, the service, the food, have never disappointed us, summer after summer. They will help you get...More

Thank Jenn851
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our favorite place in Grand Lake and we have not been disappointed in several visits. The view, from the window tables, of the rapids is most relaxing and the food preparation and choice is excellent. Appetizers, we had caprese and shrimp, were outstanding....More

Thank peter l
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We visited the restaurant at the historic Rapids Lodge after a climb up to nearby Adams Falls. The Inn itself is unique and interesting, perched (as the name implies) on the edge of the rapids on the river feeding into Grand Lake. We were seated...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

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 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017

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 15 August 2017

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
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1 September 2017|
Response from Joel H | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are and if you will be in Grand Lake, you should visit them! Best, Joel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 46
Dinner, Lunch
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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, 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
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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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