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Rice Monkeys

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1050 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5124
+1 970-403-3852
15:00 - 21:00
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place is tiny, but the food is great. Also very reasonably priced. The crunchy mango roll was delicious!

Thank Ashley B
Durango, Colorado
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209 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this place 2 times , first time was ok , second they put some cilantro on my food hahah ! I hate cilantro ! But well other than that all good

Thank CristianS954
Sacramento, California
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98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice sushi for a mountain town. I tried the flaming dragon (awesome!) and the lime twist (much lighter with good avocado). We also had the spicy edamame. Not my favorite the way the monkeys prepare it, because it just seemed like they squirted some sriracha on it. Anyway, the rolls were great. And we'll definitely visit again. Tip: If you... More 

Thank SacValleyGirl
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Very small not a lot of seating. Food made to order extremely fresh be prepared to wait but it is so worth it.

Thank joy s
Durango, CO
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Rice Monkeys has a wonderful menu and excellent, friendly service. Yes they get crowded sometimes, it doesn't seem to slow down their take out business at all. As a local, my favorite sushi in Durango.

Thank IEatCheezits
Durango, Colorado
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I have Rice Monkey programmed into my phone and get their Summer Rolls for pick up all the time. You get two in each order with yummy peanut sauce and they use fresh herbs and veggies. It's my favorite lunch to grab when I'm in a hurry and want something healthy. They are almost always screaming busy at lunch, but... More 

Thank SamiahJ
Grand Junction, Colorado
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349 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

All you have to do is drive or walk by the Rice Monkeys and see the throngs of people eating or waiting to get in. Yes it is that popular and that good. A nice diversion from the other food choices in downtown Durango. Great Asian flair. Good sushi and bowls. The place was so busy, had to sit at... More 

Thank COparrotheads
Castle Rock, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Standing room only!! Great food and great people. Mango roll was delicious and the Bang Bang shrimp was even better.

Thank ShortyShorts
Durango, Colorado
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Saigon Noodles, any sushi, Pho, fried Pork rolls, vermicelli noodle salads...all of it is really good.

1 Thank Shu_Dgo
Edmond, Oklahoma
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Had a group of six in DRO. We wanted sushi one night. Rice Monkeys wasn't too far from where we were staying so we put in a LARGE take out order. ....they handled the order well. It was waiting when I got there and worked my way through the crowd to the counter. When we got back to the house,... More 

Thank Jim M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5124
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-403-3852
Fusion Asian Bistro w/ sushi & many different varieties of rice bowls and noodle bowls

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