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Old Blinking Light

) #3 of 98 Restaurants in Highlands Ranch €€ - €€€ Mexican, American,
9344 Dorchester St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129-2711
+1 303-346-9797
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“trout” (5 reviews)
“duck tacos” (4 reviews)
“pozole” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
9344 Dorchester St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129-2711
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1 - 10 of 223 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here for dinner before heading to a pre-wedding cocktail reception. The pork taquitos were delicious and flavorful. The Cajun and pepper chips were good as well.

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with a family group after a soccer game and were easily accommodated. The service was attentive and gracious. Food was fantastic and was exactly what I wanted. I tremendously enjoyed their version of the B.L.T. I would highly recommend this place and would...More

3  Thank pes7
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to try this place out because it's right next door to Crave where we always go to. When we got to the restaurant the hostess made us feel like we were in the wrong place. She didn't greet us, just...More

Thank Melanie L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

OBL has a great happy hour - always lively, great drink prices, including Sonoma wines for $4 a glass, and great apps, burgers, dips and flatbreads!

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We happened up on this place and what a treat. The portions are huge and the value is great. We ordered burgers, nachos, and quesadillas. Service was great and the food was good. I looked around st the other tables dishes and they ALL looked...More

Thank Ericka B
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy this place. The food is stellar and the portions are huge. We almost always bring some home for a second meal. We like a nice tart Margarita and the ones at OBL are lovely.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Walked in without a reservation and ate lunch at the bar on a Saturday afternoon. Very attentive service in a beautifully designed space. Ordered the duck tacos and was unimpressed. The tacos were served at room temperature, the meat was overcooked and dry, and none...More

Thank JHugener
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Had a business meeting and the food was well prepared and unique. From appetizers to main dishes were all great.

Thank Ken J
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I love the fillet mignon with one of their red wines (I like to try a variety of reds depending on my mood). Never been disappointed. Good ambience, plenty of bar seating but the fire pit/table on patio is my favorite for relaxing summer evenings.

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The Old Blinking Light has become our second kitchen. We love the food and staff at this unique south-western flair american restaurant. From the bussers to the owners of this fine restaurant you're treated like royalty, and the food is delicious. So many delicious options...More

Thank Bryan K
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Marilyn J
Do you have a private area? We are looking for a place to play Mah Jongg every Wednesday, 11:00 - 3:00, with lunch served about 12:30 at separate tables. We have a group of 9 ladies.
8 May 2017|
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Response from Deborah S | Reviewed this property |
They do have a backroom. I'd suggest you contact the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 08:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 09:00
11:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9344 Dorchester St, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129-2711
    (Highlands Ranch Parkway)
  • Public Transportation: 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.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Highlands Ranch
  • Phone Number: +1 303-346-9797
  • E-mail
Whether you are looking for a relaxing lunch, family-friendly dinner or night out to enjoy excellent margaritas, the Old Blinking Light welcomes you! 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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