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Old Blinking Light

9344 Dorchester St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
303-346-9797
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Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Highlands Ranch Parkway
Transit: RTD bus route has multiple transits that will get you 200 yards from the restaurant. The stop will be the town center in Highlands Ranch.
Description: Whether you are looking for a relaxing lunch, family-friendly dinner or night out to enjoy excellent margaritas, the Old Blinking Light welcomes you! Named one of America’s 10 Best New Chefs by Food & Wine Magazine, Chef Joseph Wrede joins forces with owners Michael Yaccino and Nat Troy to introduce a fresh new taste to the Highlands Ranch community. Influenced by a Taos, NM background, the superb menu offers a wide range of fresh flavors and tastes. American food with a Southwest soul!
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English first
Placentia, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Used a Groupon bargain for the 3-course prix fixe meal, a great bargain. The shrimp (her) and mahi-mahi ceviche (me) appetizers were very tasty and well presented. The pork (her) and salmon (me) mains were equally excellent. We had to save some for later in order to make room for the mud pie dessert! The service was excellent; servers and... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We've been here about 3 or 4 times over the last 6 months. Food has always been consistently good as well as the service. A bit noisy for conversation as a couple.

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highlands ranch
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very good Happy hour menu and drink specials.One of the best burgers in Denver.This is a nice, cozy place to take the whole family.It would also be a good date night for couples.Our server seemed a little distracted,but the quality and taste of the food more than made up for it.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The service was perfect in every way and the menu is interesting and diverse. The diablo eggs put the devil in deviled. Exceptional. I am a fish taco snob and am reluctant to try them outside of Mexico, but OBL's are as close to that as I have found

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Littleton, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Went the other night with a Groupon for the first time. The restaurant is really lovely with a nice looking bar. Was hoping to be impressed by the food, but unfortunately no. I had the pork loin - extremely overdone, so tough, I gave up eating it. The stacked enchiladas tasted mostly of the corn tortillas, not pleasant. The Mahi... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The appetizers, entrees and dessert made one of the best meals that I have had in a long time. The service was also great and the atmosphere was perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I have been yo Old Blinking Light multiple times. They have an excellent happy hour and the atmosphere is cozy, yet hip and urban. This is a great place for New Mexican/American food. The salmon is phenominal. Would highly recommend!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

As others have pointed out, great happy hour menu, but this time we came with my wife, kids and parents. Very interesting menu with lots of creative dishes. The lamb sirloin was especially good, as was the scallop dish. Can you drive into downtown Denver and get better? Sure. But if you're in the south suburbs, Old Blinking Light is... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is a very nice restaurant for Happy Hour. Excellent prices on beers, Mojitos, and appetizers. These all seem a little over priced after Happy Hour. Great wait staff and very friendly. Get their early because it gets very busy after 5:30.

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Denver
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108 reviews 108 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

The OBL is a wonderful place! First, the numerous fireplaces and warm decor make this a perfect hangout on a cold winter evening. Second, the drinks and wine list are both very good. And most importantly, the menu and the food are excellent. Try the seasoned shrimp or fried avocado to start. The salmon and the lamb are best seasoned... More 

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Additional Information about Old Blinking Light

Address: 9344 Dorchester St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Phone Number: 303-346-9797
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Highlands Ranch
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: American

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