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Fontenot's Seafood & Grill

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78336 US Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482 (Kings Cross Street)
+1 970-726-4021
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited while in a recent trip to WP. A thumbs up from the wife and a thumbs down from me. We both had the seafood bouillabaisse. She loved it I found it rather bland. What I did not expect is the gumbo I ordered to taste and look the same as the sauce/soup of bouillabaisse. From my perspective they... More 

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Thank Lawrence K
San Antontio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our 3 teenage boys to dinner here and it was great food, but the boys got back to the condo and were hungry. I wish my husband and I would have just gone here on a date and enjoyed a glass of wine and a nice meal...without the kids.

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Thank FunintheSun09
Denver, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were the first dinner guests on Sunday night. I ordered the salmon special and my husband had a burger. The downfall was the wait, 40 minutes until the food arrived. The upside, when our meals arrived they were well prepared, hot, and very tasty. Salmon was medium and tasted very fresh. Veggies were also very fresh... More 

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El Cajon, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There isn't a lot for vegetarians; they did have the token vegi entree - harvest pumpkin ravioli. It was very good but at $21 the most I've paid for a vegi plate in a long time. The desserts were yummy and the service in the restaurant and from the bar very comfy, professional, and friendly. We were a group of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and good service. We had a party of 14 and our waitress never missed a step. I had the salmon and it was quite tasty. The bananas foster was good (but in my opinion would be even better with a biscuit/shortbread of some sort). It was simply bananas and sauce. Still good, but could be improved upon. The... More 

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Longview, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mash potatoes were cold, and the grilled veggie flavor I didn't care for..the shrimp were jumbo and serving size generous....the batter was not what I'm use to but we are from East Texas and eat Cajun regularly. The ambience was just okay for me. Service was fair from our waitress.

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Thank Wendy S
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Group meal. Good food. Quiet at lunch. Slightly more expensive than typical lunch fare, but still a good value.

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Thank rhankey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently met friends at Fontenot's for dinner. We had a party of eight including four kids (9-12 years old). Our service was very good and the meals were wonderful. I ordered the salmon diablo, which was prepared perfectly. My youngest son ate every bite of the salmon special. Given the empty plates, I think the rest of the party... More 

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Thank Heather W
Winter Park, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I've lived in Winter Park for 31 years and Fontenot's has always been my favorite restaurant. They have a great selection of sandwiches, salads, homemade soups, and seafood (not just Cajun) specialties. When I want to eat light, I can have yummy boiled shrimp or the Mahi Mahi salad. When I want to throw caution to the wind, I enjoy... More 

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Thank Kristy60
Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary with dinner at Fontenots. The food as prepared by Chef Sean was delicious! My husband ordered steak and I had beef stronganoff. Our server Cindy was friendly and attentive throughout. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78336 US Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482
    (Kings Cross Street)
  • Public Transportation: During the winter season "The Lift", the Winter Park Resort Shuttle stops directly in-front of our restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand County  >  Winter Park
  • Phone Number: +1 970-726-4021
Description
Since 1990 Fontenot’s has built a reputation for high quality cuisine and service; today we continue to build that reputation, bringing a taste of New Orleans to Winter Park. Using the finest ingredients and the freshest seafood available we deliver unique and flavorful creations everyday. While our roots are in Cajun cuisine we offer a wide variety of offerings from our classic Gumbo and Louisiana style Po'Boys to our Chili Seared Scallops and Hand Cut Steaks. Visit us online at www.fontenotswp.com to see our current menu and our Facebook page for our daily specials. Join us daily from 4-6PM for our happy hour drink and dinner specials from $15 Visit us today for lunch, dinner, or happy hour and see why we have been a local favorite for more than 20 years!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?