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Fontenot's Seafood & Grill

78336 US Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482
+1 970-726-4021
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“etouffee” (11 reviews)
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78336 US Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a very nice place. It is genuine Cajun cooking. We eat here at least once during our annual Winter Park visit. Highly recommended.

Thank mkjn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been to Fontenot’s a couple of times before and they never disappoint. Absolutely delicious. Hubby had the chili seared scallops and I had the Cajun pasta. Both were very good. We each started with a cup of gumbo which was nicely spiced and a...More

Thank FamilyVacationJuly11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They advertised happy hour at 5.. we arrived about 5:15 and were told it was actually 3-5. Wine selection was limited as was mixed drinks. Menu was not great and the dining area was empty. Service was slow. We ended up with only drinks and...More

Thank E5379QVkatiec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ended up stopping at Fontenot's when another restaurant was not open for the season. Glad we did. My daughter and I split the beet salad and each had a bowl of butternut squash soup, the best. Great Atmosphere and not overly priced for a resort...More

Thank flyinhi208
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome Cajun cuisine!! Gumbo, shrimp etouffee and fish & chips were our dishes for lunch. Great food, great service and great ambience- I will definitely return to eat here again.

Thank jak-2008
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I've lived in this county for 2 years. I've eaten breakfast everywhere but here (before today) because I thought it was lunch/dinner. Breakfast isn't advertised heavily. The lunch/dinner menus are fantastic. But I'm reviewing because of breakfast. I expected after looking at the menu, a...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This place was freezing! Everybody had to have a warm outer jacket. It was 7th September, 67 degrees outside & this barn of a place had a/c on. Totally spoiled the meal for us. The food is good but there is such a long wait...More

Thank Philbur
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this place last weekend while in town. It was 11:30 and the place looked like it was just opening for lunch. We each had a Shrimp Poboy and loved the fresh roll and tasty fried shrimp. Service was slower than we would have...More

Thank Gary_Colorado_Mtn
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Saw their menu on line and it looked like it was primarily a Cajun/New Orleans style food place. I ordered the gumbo to start and it was not a gumbo by any means. It was more a tomato soup with vegetables and shrimp. No roux...More

Thank StuartK4850
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were there in early June (their off - season). We were on our way back to Colorado Springs and had our pets with us. We were so happy to find a nice restaurant that had outdoor seating so that we could have a nice...More

Thank VacationGreers
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Diane D
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, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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!
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