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O- A Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary
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928 Grand Avenue, Grand Lake, CO 80447
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lakewood, Colorado
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There was four of us and we all had something different. Breakfast sandwich was REALLY good, the biscuits and gravy were huge and the husband said they were delicious. We had a cinnamon roll to split and it was one of the absolute best ones I have ever had (and I'm picky because my grandma's home made ones were the... More 

Thank Reg2bears
Philadelphia, PA
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were expecting very little from any restaurant in town, because it is small and seasonal. But we were extremely pleased with the great offerings, the wine, and the freshness of the food.

Thank philliesue
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417 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here on their penultimate night before closing. We were seated on the side by the bar, so it was very dark and not super great ambiance. Didn't realize there were two sides and that they'd be very separated from each other. Our charcuterie plate cheese had mold on it and the plates were clearly prepared in advance and... More 

Thank intlwanderlust
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Actually had breakfast there twice. Service hooked us and gravy was great. The pastries are good munches while waiting on breakfast.

Thank Ronald W
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited this place second time, first time 2 years ago. Food is great, people are very friendly and they treat you with respect. highly recommended

Thank Ralf G
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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90 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We come to the mountains a few times a year and enjoy dining at the various restaurants in Grand Lake. We decided to try this fairly new restaurant which had mixed reviews but in general seemed to be a good place to eat. The restaurant was small, nicely decorated and had a warm feeling for an intimate evening. We were... More 

Thank ladyfish574
Estes Park, Colorado
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124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We had to settle for O-A for lunch as we were too late for grab breakfast at Fat Cat. While the decor is "interesting", the service and food left a lot to be desired. My Cali club sandwich was. Ot a club- no bacon, bread not toasted and turkey was totally tasteless. My wife had a stroganoff crepe- made with... More 

Thank aazonemaster
Nederland, Colorado
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

In the small quaint town of Grand Lake, O-A Bistro stands out as a top-notch restaurant with an tasty cuisine. We've had two dinners here so far and will come back on a future visit. We've had the six course dinner and both visits were wonderful experiences. Tonight for the main dish we had the Tuscan beef ragu served on... More 

Thank Terraunboundz
Durham, North Carolina
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122 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

We started the day at 4:30 EDT, traveled to Denver, picked up a car, drove to Grand Lake, prepped our equipment for a 6 night backpacking trip in Rocky Mountain NP, THEN went looking for dinner. We had gotten a couple of recommendations, but those spots were packed and noisy. So we wandered the street and came upon O-A Bistro.... More 

Thank Louise833
Austin, Texas
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We had breakfast here and it was delicious!! We sat in the solarium and the waiter was so welcoming. The main dishes come with coffee or juice included. I didn't have room for the homemade pastries but they looked so delicious that I bought one to go so I could enjoy it at the airport. Delicious!! This was our last... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 928 Grand Avenue, Grand Lake, CO 80447
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand County  >  Grand Lake
  • Phone Number: 970-627-5080

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?