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Fontenot's Seafood & Grill

78336 US Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482
+1 970-726-4021
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“gumbo” (38 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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78336 US Hwy 40, Winter Park, CO 80482
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've lived in this county for 2 years. I've eaten breakfast everywhere but here (before today) because I thought it was lunch/dinner. Breakfast isn't advertised heavily. The lunch/dinner menus are fantastic. But I'm reviewing because of breakfast. I expected after looking at the menu, a...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was freezing! Everybody had to have a warm outer jacket. It was 7th September, 67 degrees outside & this barn of a place had a/c on. Totally spoiled the meal for us. The food is good but there is such a long wait...More

Thank Philbur
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place last weekend while in town. It was 11:30 and the place looked like it was just opening for lunch. We each had a Shrimp Poboy and loved the fresh roll and tasty fried shrimp. Service was slower than we would have...More

Thank Gary_Colorado_Mtn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw their menu on line and it looked like it was primarily a Cajun/New Orleans style food place. I ordered the gumbo to start and it was not a gumbo by any means. It was more a tomato soup with vegetables and shrimp. No roux...More

Thank StuartK4850
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were there in early June (their off - season). We were on our way back to Colorado Springs and had our pets with us. We were so happy to find a nice restaurant that had outdoor seating so that we could have a nice...More

Thank VacationGreers
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I'm not sure where to begin with how disappointing Fontenot's was. I have eaten there many times in the past, but it's been about 5 years since I've been there, so I was looking forward to it. The only really good thing was the Meimi...More

Thank toujoursparis1
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

As you can see from the appetizers... they were so fantastic that the plates became empty before I could think about taking a picture. Fried green tomatoes are an absolute must and will change you life. The gumbo is truly authentic. The cod fish and...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

The restaurant was really cute inside and our waitress was excellent! She made a wonderful wine suggestion! All three of us had steak. They were delicious! The mashed potatoes were excellent and I highly suggest getting the crab cake to go with yoru steak!

Thank LaceyLee01
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I enjoyed the catfish poboy here. Simple and good. Friendly staff and nice patio outside. We will be back.

Thank dhemphill2016
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We have eaten here before always for lunch but today had dinner. We have always had a good experience. They have a varied menu with emphasis on seafood. I had chili scallops which were great. My only complaint would be how they upcharge so much...More

Thank Cliff4867
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Diane D
28 October 2015|
Response from ctmwp | Property representative |
Yes we would be glad to give you some info. Please call 970 726 4021 Ask for Shawn or Chris We look forward to talking to you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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