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Fontenot's Seafood & Grill

78336 US Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482
+1 970-726-4021
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“gumbo” (36 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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78336 US Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482
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Reviews (259)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate here on a recent trip and the prior reviews really didn't do the restaurant justice. The atmosphere is nice and it is quaint. The menu is very extensive with lots of great Cajun options but also some great seafood and pasta options. The...More

Thank Polly T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was tempted to leave 3 stars, but I decided they deserved a 4, or a 3.5. The biggest issue was when we were seated with our menus, we weren't told what the specials were. It took awhile before anyone came to our table, once...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for an anniversary dinner and was not disappointed. Service was tremendous do us and the food was terrific! I've seen posts complaining about the prices, but they were reasonable for the quality and taste that you get. Nicolas was our servers and made...More

Thank Joe T
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped for dinner on a late season ski day. Few customers and a relaxed atmosphere. Friendly and professional staff. Started with a Caesar salad with crisp lettuce and the right amount of dressing. Fresh bread. Main course was a very flavorful scallopini. Scallops were large...More

Thank Knyte7
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Our last night in Winter Park and our son wanted seafood. This place was the most expensive restaurant we ate at in the WP. My clam chowder was SEPARATING. Something was off. The bread on the table was delicious and my husband said he pasta...More

Thank Tamara D
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing, so many choices you keep questioning what to get. So good. The staff were very friendly and prompt.

Thank klstevens19
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Love the food here - particularly the chicken fried steak and fried pickles! The atmosphere leaves something to be desired, however. Just feels cheap.

Thank TravelAgentAmyZ
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Pretty good food great place to have done drinks as well. Staff is very friendly and gave great infomation on the area.

Thank Rhondi1
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I always enjoy Fontenot's ,but their brunch is fabulous. The menu has good variety and everything sounds delicious. I have a tough time making a choice. Try the Crab Cake Bennie or the Chicken Fried Steak with eggs and Andouille gravy. If you have a...More

Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Showed up around 4 after a day of skiing. Not much of a crowd at that time. Sue, our waitress, provided us with both the Happy Hour menu and the regular menu. We ordered the Cuban Po'boy, Asian Nachos, and Fried Green Tomatoes off the...More

Thank Carlos C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Diane D
Would you be able to serve a large party of approximately 100? What would the options for a menu with a group of that size and what price?
29 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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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!