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Old Blinking Light

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Crisp chopped romaine, housemade ceasar dressing shaved parmesan reggiano and croutons
Nat's Salad
Crisp chopped romaine, smoked bacon, sliced green apples, bordeaux cherries and wisconsin bleu cheese with bleu cheese dressing
House Salad
Spring mix, red leaf lettuce, cherry tomatoes, red onions, cucumber, shaved carrots and pumpkin seeds with buttermilk ranch dressing
Strawberry and Mango Salad
Fresh, sliced‏‏ strawberries with diced mango, spring mix, slivered almonds, cotija cheese, red onion and lemon / thyme vinaigrette
Taos Salad
Grilled chicken breast basted with our house BBQ sauce, mixed greens, sweet corn, black beans, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cotija cheese, pico de gallo and crispy corn tortilla strips with a cilantro line dressing
Highlands Ranch Salad
Sliced grilled chicken breast with spring mix, red leaf lettuce, avocado, walnuts, croutons, tomatoes, dates, red onion and cotija cheese with a lemon thyme vinaigrette
Cobb Salad
House smoked turkey breast, mixed greens, bacon, hard boiled egg, cherry tomatoes and cheddar cheese with your choice of dressing
Cup $6.00
Bowl $10.00
New Mexico Posole
Pork, hominy and red chile
Cup $6.00
Bowl $12.00
Butternut Squash Bisque
Creamy squash puree with white wine, garlic, cinnamon and nutmeg with parsley and pumpkin seed garnish (seasonal availability)
Cup $6.00
Bowl $12.00
Vegetarian Tortilla Soup
Diced carrots, onions, hand crushed tomatoes, corn, green chile and new mexico seasoning
Oven Roasted Beets
Red gold sliced beets with haystack mountain goat cheese, balsamic drizzle and pumpkin seeds
Diablo Eggs
Chipotle aioli with pickled jalapenos, hatch green chile, cotija cheese deviled eggs topped with crispy bacon
Obl Signature Fries
Sweet potato, cajun blackened or truffle
Queso dip $+4.00
Chips Salsa and Guacamole
Hand cut tortilla chips, fresh guacamole and housemade salsa
Fried Avocado
Served on a corn tostada with pico de gallo and creme fraiche
Sweet and Spicy Shrimp
Chili dusted‏‏ popcorn shrimp with chipotle aioli and honey
Mahi Mahi Ceviche
Authentic citrus cooked mahi served cold with peppers and avocado
Chicken Queso Nachos
Lettuce, pico de gallo, sour creme, guacamole and jalapenos
New Mexican Style Mussels
North pacific mussels sauteed with green chile, chorizo, onions and garlic in a guajillo chile broth served with crostini
Pork Taquitos
Braised pork, hand rolled crispy corn tortilla served with salsa verde and green chile aioli
Served with duck fat fries
Natural ground beef
Marinated grilled chicken breast
White cheddar $+1.00
Sweet potato fries $+1.00
Gluten free bun $+1.00
The Classic
With lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle
Natural ground beef
Marinated grilled chicken breast
Sweet potato fries $+1.00
Gluten free bun $+1.00
Hatch Green Chile
Grilled hatch green chile, white cheddar and green chile mayo
Natural ground beef
Marinated grilled chicken breast
Sweet potato fries $+1.00
Gluten free bun $+1.00
Served open‏‏ faced with green or red chile sauce and white cheddar
Natural ground beef
Marinated grilled chicken breast
Sweet potato fries $+1.00
Gluten free bun $+1.00
Smoked bacon, lettuce, avocado, tomato with chipotle aioli
Natural ground beef
Marinated grilled chicken breast
Sweet potato fries $+1.00
Gluten free bun $+1.00
Obl Shrimp Po 'Boy
Chile dusted popcorn shrimp tossed with chipotle aioli and joney with lettuce and tomato on a french baguette
Natural ground beef
Marinated grilled chicken breast
Sweet potato fries $+1.00
Gluten free bun $+1.00
BBQ Pork Sandwich
Hand pulled braised pork with house BBQ sauce and pickles on a brioche bun
Natural ground beef
Marinated grilled chicken breast
Sweet potato fries $+1.00
Gluten free bun $+1.00
Ahi Tuna Sandwich
Sesame and sumac rubbed ahi tuna with sesame slaw and lemon aioli
Natural ground beef
Marinated grilled chicken breast
Sweet potato fries $+1.00
Gluten free bun $+1.00
Smoked Turkey Sandwich
House smoked turkey breast, cranberry aioli, bacon, lettuce, tomato
Blackened shrimp $+2.00
Green Chile Chicken Fettucine
Spinach fettucine tossed in a parmesan and green chile cream sauce with a grilled chicken breast smothered in white cheddar cheese and a diced chilies with sauteed spinach
Oven Baked Mac and Four Cheese
penne pasta with house queso, cheddar, pepper jack and American cheese topped with crushed potato stings. choice of chopped bacon or grilled chicken breast with green chile sauce on the side
Herb Garden 1/2 Chicken
Served in a lemon chicken au jus with mashed potatoes and house vegetables
Gluten free crust $+1.00
New Mexico Brick Oven Pizza
House marinara sauce, cheddar cheese, hatch green chile, chorizo, red onions and cilantro
Gluten free crust $+1.00
BBQ Chicken Brick Oven Pizza
House BBQ sauce grilled chicken, cheddar cheese, red onions, jalapenos, cilantro& a drizzle of ranch dressing
Gluten free crust $+1.00
Vegetable Pizza
House tomato‏‏ sauce, cheddar, spinach, cherry tomatoes and calabacitas
Grilled chicken breast $+5.00
Fried eggs $+2.00
"King Ranch Casserole" Green Chile and Cheese Stacked Enchiladas
Corn tortillas, green chile, cotija cheese, creme fraiche, white cheddar. Guacamole, black beans, pico de gallo and cilantro rice
Rolled Beef, Chicken or Vegetable Enchiladas
White corn tortillas, marinated beef, chicken or vegetables with lettuce, guacamole, creme fraiche, pico de gallo and green or red chile
Pan Seared or Baja Style Fish Tacos
Pan seared of beer battered with guacamole, fresh radish, pico de gallo, chipotle aioli, raw cabbage and creme fraiche
Blackened Shrimp Tacos
Pan seared blackened shrimp with shredded lettuce, creme fraiche, salsa verde and mango salsa
Whether you are looking for a relaxing lunch, family-friendly dinner or night out to enjoy excellent margaritas, the Old Blinking Light welcomes you! Influenced by a Taos, NM background, the superb menu offers a wide range of fresh flavors and tastes. American food with a Southwest soul!
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The OBL is a nice place to have an enjoyable dinner out in Highlands Ranch. The food is comfort food and flavorful .

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ladyslon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OBL is a great place in Highlands Ranch for a lunch or dinner. I have been their a few times and the service and food does not disappoint. I have had a variety, from burgers, to fish, to salads. They have something for everyone. Mid...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank AntmailTravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great and reasonable meal at a outside chair with a fireplace in the table. What a fun and romantic night. The food was really good.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 255genev
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Upon walking in, we realized it is a place that looks like it was converted from a Wendy's with cheap tables and SUPER uncomfortable seats. Had big screen TVs like it wanted to be a sports bar, but fairly high end pricing and meals. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Oceanpirahna
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

We decided last minute to have a date night so decided to check it out. We had an amazing server and amazing food. It was a great choice!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Rooskie67
Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

Food is great. Make sure you order the flash fried brussel sprouts. Menu is diverse and features a lot of northern New Mexico cuisine.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stevejI4614YZ
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Had a great girls night out here and the atmosphere was fun without being too loud and the food/service was great!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cdb1221
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A little pricey but, worth it ! The Bar is fun to sit at and drink for fly by, dinner is really good as well!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Immediately seated and water showed up. Margarita and 90 shilling were fine, no appetizer. Cesar salad we shared was good - thanks Matt. The lamb and trout were both very good. The gnoches were OK - keep eating them and you'll need a cardiologist. Other...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jim R
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We recently moved into this area and decided to venture out for dinner. We came across this restaurant and we weren't disappointed. The food was delicious and service was awesome.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Barbara G
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Response from Deborah S | Reviewed this property |
They do have a backroom. I'd suggest you contact the restaurant.
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