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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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“elk medallions” (18 reviews)
“baked brie” (9 reviews)
“sorbet” (7 reviews)
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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 17 August 2017

We visited the restaurant at the historic Rapids Lodge after a climb up to nearby Adams Falls. The Inn itself is unique and interesting, perched (as the name implies) on the edge of the rapids on the river feeding into Grand Lake. We were seated...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Ate dinner twice at this cute place. Once in a hurry and the second time in a more leisurely manner. First time we had soup, salads and appetizers. They got us in and out in 40 minutes. The second time we had full course meals...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The food at the Rapids is really great and their staff is amazing. Enjoy lunch or dinner (closed on Tuesdays) with a view of the Tonahutu River -- it's beautiful.

Thank WesternRiv
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The waitress was delightful with just enough humor to be fun. Excellent lamb and elk. They offered a petit Syrah which paired very well. If you don't finish a bottle you can cork for later. The sauces for the meats paired very well. Salads were...More

Thank nomad55_8
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Very pleasant place to enjoy a romantic lunch or dinner. Got a window table by the rushing river. The place is like going back in time, I had Elk Chops a bit pricy buy they were as good as I'v had. Part of the price...More

Thank RWScotsman
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A beautiful place to have an outdoor lunch. Lunch is reasonably priced and you get a nice portion. Looking for a nice place for dinner this is the place!

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great, upscale restaurant in GL. Wonderful site right on the river with a nice Gazebo on the river, weather permitting. Several local selections available.

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Stayed in the Rapids Lodge and had dinner there as well. It was outstanding. I would definitely dine there again.

Thank surfbert
Reviewed 25 July 2017

After looking at the online menu my friend and I decided to eat here. It was more expensive than I will usually do, but she was only here for a short visit so I agreed. On the way in, I looked at the menu hanging...More

Thank eedoonan
Reviewed 21 July 2017

What a beautiful view of the rapids from our table. Swallows and even an American Dipper catching bugs in the river. Food was excellent and well prepared. Wine list was small but diversified enuogh that that were numerous good choices at many price points. We...More

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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
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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