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The Yellow Carrot

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3101 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-4268
10:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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258 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Durango's Yellow Carrot specializes in gourmet take out with a limited daily selection of delicious choices, including vegetarian and gluten-free. It's a good idea to call ahead to see what's on offer. This is the perfect place to stop for something to take to a pot luck supper or dinner at home when you just don't want to cook. It's... More 

Thank Cedar880
Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We've made a semi-annual tradition of purchasing 9-12 of the Yellow Carrot's giant, beautifully decorated cupcakes to place on a platter for birthdays in place of cakes. They have so many flavors that its fun to quarter them and let people try multiple flavors. Our daughters get a kick out of the pretty decorations. The basil limeade, the wonderfully seasoned,... More 

Thank DurangoDreamViews
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

They did a great job with my son's wedding. Their food is really good. We had a potato bar. Which was delicious. The only thing I would change is to label what was at the food bar. They also did the flowers and cake which were absolutely beautiful. The cake was also delicious. .

Thank Cindy P
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband and I love Yellow Carrot's sandwiches, whether for breakfast or lunch. They are huge. (Can't you just picture that orange man with the tiny hands saying it?) Wonderful combination of ingredients. The flavors make you say "yummy" over and over again. Prices are comparable to sandwiches you'd find elsewhere in town, but you definitely get more for your... More 

Thank mozer
Grand Junction
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I stopped by here today for cupcakes. I love cupcakes and get excited when I find a local bakery that has unique flavors with locally sourced ingredients. The Yellow Carrot fit this bill. I arrived later in the day (after 4 pm) and, as I expected, the cupcake selection was limited. I purchased the Lemon Blueberry and Oreo cupcakes. They... More 

Thank Starunner
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We had rented a VRBO in the Durango area during July and one of our first stops in town was The Yellow Carrot. For the kids we got the Mac and Cheese, for us adults, we went with the Beef Stroganoff. I think the bag weighed about 8 pounds as we walked out the door. That night we had both.... More 

Thank Eric E
Durango, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is a good place to pick up a picnic lunch. I like to visit the out of the way attractions at the north end of Durango (I.e. Animas Mountain, the Animas Museum, the river trail), and enjoy a delicious sandwich.

Thank SWtraveller_12
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Worked with these guys and they served up a special event with delicious food. I would say that their food seems very healthy and specialized.

Thank ethan h
Durango, Colorado
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133 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

If you want to enjoy the scenery and a terrific meal, try the Yellow Carrot. They do wonderful sandwiches (split the Pimped out Turkey, SPANKER, and Cubano between 4 of us. Get a quart of the ginger basil limeade (it makes multiple glasses as you dilute it to taste). All sandwiches include their caramel corn and an apple. We thought... More 

Thank cragtrekker
Durango, Colorado
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I highly recommend them for their cupcakes! We usually take them on our outdoor Birthday adventures. Keep in mind they are huge, easily split 3 ways.

Thank Rachel W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3101 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-4268
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: 9702593773

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?