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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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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
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210 Rapids Ln, Grand Lake, CO 80447
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had a fantastic dinner at this lovely restaurant this past weekend. The menu was creative and the service was fantastic. I definitely want to go back in the summer when the river will be flowing. It's on the pricery side for Grand Lake but...More

1  Thank Dan R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Rapids was unknown to us prior to this latest trip to Grand Lake. It was recommended to us by a front office person at the Gateway Inn. The lodge was originally built in 1915, so it's over 100 years old! The restaurant is rustic...More

Thank Althoff7
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place is quaint and full of character. After eating at a few other local restaurants, I can easily say this was our best meal thus far. I had the filet and my husband had the rib eye, both were cooked perfect and the presentation...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Our first Christmas without family was spent in Grand Lake. This was the perfect place for Christmas Eve dinner! Excellent atmosphere,dinner was supperb, the waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable! Overall, I'd do I again.

Thank denverfireman
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

While visiting the area of Grand Lake this past week, we chose to dine here after a recommendation from a Granby local. The lodge restaurant is charmingly small and cozy, with a rustic touch and setting alongside a beautiful mountain creek. Our server was just...More

Thank bpbush
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Dining experience was very pleasant. We had reservations ( recommended) and were seated at a table overlooking the rapids. Service was excellent with a waitress who was able to accommodate some special needs of mine due to a recent stroke. Food was excellent. I placed...More

Thank HappyHaf
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had a great window table and the creek outside is lit up at night for a great view. Service was good - food was outstanding. Fair price for the meal. Good wine selection.

Thank squeke
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a fine dining restaurant in a very small town in the Rockies--very unexpected. It ranks with the best meals we have had anywhere, and the view of the rapids is a bonus.

Thank James O
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Was in Granby, Colorado for several days and this restaurant was recommended by my Brother-in-law who recently moved there. We had a party of 4 and each person ordered something different from their limited, but really good selections, menu. The environment was great overlooking the...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We're locals & have been here several times because the ambiance ~ old-style lodge, dark & woodsy inside... with windows overlooking the beautiful little Tonahutu River ~ is peaceful & relaxing. This time we came for dinner, sat at a window, enjoyed the excellent service...More

2  Thank JamaisVu
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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

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  • 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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