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Oscar's Cafe

18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
+1 970-247-0526
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like this little diner. Small, with a great breakfast . The green chili on my huavos rancheros was good, but I saw a lot of other great looking breakfast plates going past. My coffee never got cold or empty, this is the real...More

Thank geobarter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on the hunt for a good diner and a local recommended we try Oscar's down by the City Market supermarket- we walked from the main street. Liked it so much we returned the following morning. Does get busy with locals. Our favourite diner...More

2  Thank FearlessFred52
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The soup is amazing! Red chili.....Best I’ve had in years! Chocolate milkshake...,OMG!! Got to bring my teen here, he’s going to love this place! If you find yourself in Durango, definitely stop in!

2  Thank Rewiredblues
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Good service. Unfortunately people raved about breakfast and we were too late arriving after 11AM. Omelets were good although the veggie omelet was a bit dry. That was the the only breakfast item available other than a breakfast burrito

1  Thank DallasPaza
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We have dined here before and had a great experience, but this time was not a good one. I ordered the biscuits and gravy. It wasn’t my favorite, but for almost $10, I wanted to eat most of it. I used my fork to cut...More

OscarsCafe18, Owner at Oscar's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Gosh, we are so sorry for your unpleasant experience. So glad your previous experiences have been a "great experience". As stated on our menu, our biscuits and gravy is $6.95, not $10.00...we are sorry you thought that was the price. Nonetheless, if you were dissatisfied...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Great service and food. Thasnk you maverick! We will recommend . Eggs, tea, lunch, dinner . Fast,service and home made. Thanks guysMore

1  Thank Angelina C
OscarsCafe18, Owner at Oscar's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you so much for your review! "G-Mav" Maverick is a shining light - we are so happy to have him on our team and are thankful you got to enjoy him too. Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend that you have breakfast at Oscars while visiting Durango. This is an old school diner with excellent service and food. Very fun atmosphere, tons of history on the walls and a fun little train that runs on a suspended track around the...More

1  Thank Jamie M
OscarsCafe18, Owner at Oscar's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Jamie, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to seeing you again soon. You can add that chili verde to any breakfast meal - just ask your server to "smother" your entree and...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017

I have never had a bad breakfast there and some awesome lunches as well. Always a full house should tell you something!

1  Thank felipe714
OscarsCafe18, Owner at Oscar's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 30 November 2017

I have been going to Oscar's for 30 years, I believe. I have never had a bad meal. Great for breakfast or lunch. I am getting a chef salad today and know it will be great. My favorite food is their french fries!!! They are...More

1  Thank Terri L
OscarsCafe18, Owner at Oscar's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Terri, thank you so much for your kind review. 30 years - how wonderful!! Our family sure appreciates your continued business and taking the time to share your experiences on TripAdvisor. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I asked around for a good breakfast place and everyone recommended Oscar’s. I had the breakfast burrito and my daughter had the chocolate chip cake. The hostess “Jess” was awesome! She was friendly, attentive, great recommendation, and just the best hostess! I will definitely make...More

1  Thank Luv2beonvacation
OscarsCafe18, Owner at Oscar's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you so much for choosing Oscars! We can't wait to see you again next time!

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12 October 2017|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
So sorry your experience at Oscar's was not what you expected; like going to Del Frisco's, Morton's, and other top end places, sometimes things just don't mesh. Could have caught them on a bad day (although they were busy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-0526
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