Old Blinking Light
ExperienceReally enjoyed the service from Melissa and the macaroni & cheese. Children also enjoyed kids fingers and the buffet.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMHosted a graduation lunchHosted a graduation lunch at Old Blinking Light.
I was visiting Denver so I took a risk based on location and Open Table reviews.
The atmosphere here is laid back contemporary. The food was very vood5/11/2013 12:00:00 AMWe asked for a quiet tableWe asked for a quiet table and were seated in a back room which was perfect. The food portion was very generous and very good. Love the margaritas!! I love that this restaurant in right in my back yard and it is so good!!!5/3/2013 12:00:00 AMI do always enjoy the foodI do always enjoy the food but do find the servings a bit to skimpy... even for the trendy 'fine dinning' resturants. Our server told us the steak came with veggies, and here were two of them and said the scallops were 7 oz, and there were three smallish scallops that were 4 oz at best in total. I am keenly aware of serving sizes as I am a Weight Watchers leader. Next time I will only order from the starters, as those are better values and I like the choices. I think you just need to be VERY CLEAR about asking about the entree's as have found each time I've been they are not what I expect. Even being a lifetime WW eater, I left hungry, so have a light 'fruit' snack before you go, lol.4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMFood is always amazing, andFood is always amazing, and they have a variety of options for dietary restrictions (gluten free, vegan). It does get pretty loud inside, but always a great dining experience. Highly recommend it!4/13/2013 12:00:00 AMI have been here once beforeI have been here once before and remembered how great the food was as well as the ambiance. We sat in a private room which was nice because it cut out a good portion of noise from the main dining room. However, both times I was here the service has not been great. I find the waitresses to be cold and not very friendly, you can tell they are there only to make the money, not to leave a good lasting impression on guests. The service for my recent trip here was the worst, our waitress was extremely rude and when we asked to split our bill we had to have her redo it because she mixed everyone's order up. When she came out with the new bills, we noticed an18% gratuity had been added and did not return change to others at my table.4/5/2013 12:00:00 AMI consider this the best upscaleI consider this the best upscale restaurant in Highlands Ranch. Service is good, the decor is great and the they have some interesting menu items. I consider the Buffalo Meat loaf to be exceptional. Also, great hamburgers and salads. I eat there at least once a month.
Some potential down sides to some maybe the limited menu and its New Mexico themed items.3/30/2013 12:00:00 AMThis was our third visit toThis was our third visit to OBL and each time has been great! The food is amazing and the service is outstanding.3/30/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat atmosphere with a niceGreat atmosphere with a nice casual feel. A great place to go for a nice casual evening out without the heavy price tag.3/29/2013 12:00:00 AMA new favoriteWe're new to the neighborhood and started exploring. We kind of stopped looking after we found Old Blinking Light. What a treat! We're working our way through the menu diligently.3/29/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent service, healthyExcellent service, healthy menu, wonderful ambiance.3/22/2013 12:00:00 AMPoppas birthdayCelebrated a birthday with family and friends- overall great experience.Service was good as were the entrees- thumbs up for the fish tacos. Even our 3 month old grandson left smiling.3/21/2013 12:00:00 AMThis was my first time toThis was my first time to The Old Blinking Light. The food was great. My Aunt even said that it was the best fish and chips that she ever had. She especially loved the tarter sauce. I had the Kings Casserole (layered cheese enchiladas) and it was very good. We came from Parker and will definitely be back. Great job Old Blinking Light!3/16/2013 12:00:00 AMGreat restaurant (food andGreat restaurant (food and sevice).
My major concern is that they advertise as being appropriate for families/children, but the bar TV, which is visible from most of the dining area, was showing a particularly gruesome episode of CSI (repeatedly showing a bloody woman's corpse). We didn't have our young kids with us, but I am saddened that the staff at this restaurant (and perhaps society in general) is so desensitized to violence and adult content that not one of them thought to change channels. This was Saturday at 7pm, so not particularly late night, either. Prime time TV is definitely NOT always appropriate for all audiences.3/16/2013 12:00:00 AMWe were in for a Friday niteWe were in for a Friday nite dinner, had reservations for 7:30 and the restuarant seated us early, that was nice. The noise level wasn't very loud and we were able to carry out conversation without having to yell. The food was very good and displayed very nicely. The wait staff was attentive without being daunting or elusive. It was a good experience and we will return.3/15/2013 12:00:00 AMGood Food and ServiceGood food, good service, menu has a great variety of foods on it.3/15/2013 12:00:00 AMThis was an impromptu visitThis was an impromptu visit since Joe & I were already in the south side. Had the 5280 dinner. Started w/ Shrimp - excellent but not enough. Salad was nice size and very tasty; Butternut Sq soup was very good and plenty of it. Main course was a pork w/ Achiote sauce and it was pretty good but I was full by this time so the meal went home w me. Dessert was amazing; Bananas, ice cream, chocolate, caramel, walnuts, banana chips, whipped cream, and a black cherry, and this thing was huge!!!2/28/2013 12:00:00 AM