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Rapids Lodge Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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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.
$12 - $46
Dinner, Lunch
American, International
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

This is my consistently "go to" restaurant for excellent food and service as well as a casual-elegant atmosphere. I don't believe you can go wrong with any of their fantastic entrees and my wife and I have tried many. We normally just "walk in" and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bob R
Reviewed January 17, 2019

The Rapids Lodge Restaurant not surprisingly, sits right next to the rapids of the river that feeds Grand Lake, Colorado. You can sit outside right next to the river. It's a great spot for lunch, a bit pricey for dinner. I always have the same...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jbmorris427
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We reserved a room and upon checkin decided to grab dinner at the restaurant. So glad we did it was amazing. I had the lamb he had the filet both phenomenal. The cheesecake was fabulous. Knowledgeable about gluten free options which is always helpful for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RubiconRachelle
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Our first visit and stay in Grand Lake. The restaurant at Rapids Lodge had amazingly tasty and well-prepared food. We will return.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Susan L
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We have been coming to Grand Lake for over 8 years and always make a point to dine at The Rapids. The view is wonderful of the river rapids, the service impeccable and the food......well best in town. We had a disappointing experience at the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sherrykinlaw
Reviewed September 13, 2018

This is such a special place in Grand Lake. Right on the river...its absolutely beautiful..whether it be for lunch or dinner. Its definitely got an old school vibe. Tatiana and her crew are great. Everyone has always been so friendly. We are here all summer...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank texasgirl020
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I have eaten here for at least one time over the last 20 years. If we didn’t live a thousand miles away we would visit it more often. Tonight’s meal was superb. The duck drumsticks in honey sauce were delicious. The elk...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gary M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Beautiful setting, right on the river bank. The food is beyond compare-- better than anything we have had in CO to date! Duck drummettes (appetizers) are outrageous! We loved this restaurant so much for lunch, we returned same day for dinner. We had a variety--...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We went for lunch. I was told to talk to the man at the bar for seating. He was running around and ignored me. So finally I approached him and he was very, very rude and told me to sit down. Where? At the bar?...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Departure32660
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A woman in a store in Grand Lake recommended this restaurant which isn't all that easy to find, though worth the effort. We sat outside next to a babbling brook and had truly excellent salads for lunch with pleasant and efficient service. It was one...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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I believe they are and if you will be in Grand Lake, you should visit them! Best, Joel
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