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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 30 August 2016

We had the grilled chicken on croissant sandwich. The chicken was very tender and tasty. The bag of potato chips may not have been the best choice to accompany this sandwich. Fries would have been better but not offered. Sitting by the window looking out...More

Thank Christian F
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We had dinner in the restaurant and were lucky enough to get a seat by the window. It was beautiful scenery with the river running by the restaurant. We both had the filet, they are known for their steaks. It was a bit pricey, but...More

Thank Kristi W
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were a group of seven friends enjoying a delightful reunion lunch. Ethan did an excellent job of taking care of us, and we enjoyed the rustic ambiance of the restaurant. They had displays of lovely china plates even in the ladies bathroom, which also...More

4  Thank Bob and Carole H
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We didn't stay at the lodge, but ate lunch outside by the rapids. The food was good, the ambience was excellent and the staff were exceptional. Great town to walk and shop for the day. Lots of activities nearby.

Thank OkiePoke73
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I have been going to Grand Lake yearly for over 30 years and always stop to eat in the restaurant. Great food and atmosphere on the river. This year in August, stayed 4 nights in one of the condo's. Condo was warm and homey. Had...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Rapids Lodge is located in a century-old building overlooking a beautiful mountain stream. The atmosphere is picturesque and service is comfortable and efficient (although our waiter was just a bit over the top). Rapids serves a good selection of wines, and an interesting menu with...More

Thank prairiewolf
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I found this restaurant on trip advisor- finding the actual entrance was a little tricky. Find It! The Rapids is a 100 year old hotel and is built on the banks af the north inlet of Grand Lake.. Outside seating is right on the water...More

Thank HowdidIgetthisjob
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Dining room has many tables by the window overlooking the rapids. Food was delicious. Nice to have appetizers and after dinner drinks out on the patio by the bubbliing stream.

Thank jmorri4066
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

we went here for a Sunday lunch based on a local's auggestion. I had a great apricot brat, my husband a steak sandwich as we sat outside next to the rapids. we came back 2 days later for a wonderful 30th anniversary dinner. colorado bass,...More

Thank DoctorSally510
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We hadn't eaten here in awhile. However, it was as good as we remember. The best Coob salad I've had in some time, with beef tenderloin strips as the meat. My wife had the chicken and she said it was good as well. A nicer...More

Thank Terry H
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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