While visiting Durango, CO, there are many options for dining. From casual to fine dining, there is something for everyone to enjoy. If you're visiting there soon, here are the best restaurants in the area:
Michel's Corner Crepes
598 Main Avenue
Price: $8 - $11
Has a beautiful outdoor atmosphere and fabulous food. Michel's Corner Crepes serves authentic French crepes both sweet and savory – for sweet choose chocolate hazelnut, Grand Marnier or a simple apple perfectly spiced with cinnamon. For savory select a spinach feta, chicken and mushroom of or your choice of crepe filling. There is also a nice selection of wine and beer plus hot spiced cider and hot chocolate.
Ken & Sue's
636 Main Avenue
Price: $15 - $22
An American Bistro that offers casual fine dining, great food, great service and a comfortable atmosphere. Has a nice selection of both seafood and barbeque such as Thai shrimp with coconut curry, cedar planked salmon served with basmati rice, sweet potato gnocchi with grilled chicken or slow roasted prime rib with fresh garlic asparagus and smashed potatoes.
Fired Up Pizzeria
741 Main Avenue
Price: $6 - $17
Serves authentic Neapolitan wood fired pizza that is out of this world. Plus you will find a huge selection of unique pizzas that will please the palate. And if you don’t like pizza, try one of the many artisan sandwiches made with wood oven baked rolls or a tasty lunch special like a sub Caesar.
Diamond Belle Saloon
699 Main Ave,
Price: $5 - $15
This is an authentic western saloon that takes you back to the 1880s. There are saloon girls and bartenders that dress and act the part. Plus there is live music every night. And in the summer, experience live gunfights on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Of course, you will find a happy hour menu that includes Strater potato skins, pork potstickers, buffalo wings and more. Plus, there is both a lunch and dinner menu as well as a diamond burger menu and weekend brunch. Let’s not forget the drinks menu that has your western favorites.
147 E College Drive
Price: $25 - $100
The Ore House is one of Durango's oldest and deluxe restaurants. It features certified Black Angus prime and choice steaks (many are ranch locally), natural poultry, sustainable seafood and delicious homemade desserts like Crème Brulee Trio made with earl grey and white dragon tea or try the Chocolate Torte smothered with port wine Bing cherries and Colorado honey bourbon caramel.
699 Main Avenue
Price: $20 - $30
Mahogany Grille serves a nice array of Victorian West foods. For starters, appetizers include bruschetta; pineapple crabs cakes, shrimp skewers and spring rolls.
957 Main Avenue
American and Mexican
This is one of the hot spots in town where all the locals go. It is a no-frills restaurant with a hometown feel with plenty of good food. A touch overpriced but well worth it for the Southwest exposure and tasty meals like green chili, homemade southwest salsa, classic American breakfast menu that includes house specialties like huevos ranchero.
18 Town Plaza
Price: $5 - $9
Said to have the best breakfast in town and also has a great lunch menu. Serves large portions of American style food like biscuits and gravy, omelets, sausage or bacon and egg, pancakes and more. For lunch you can expect to find a huge variety of burgers with fries, sandwiches, soups, chills, salads and plenty of sides.
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