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Ore House

147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
+1 970-247-5707
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are in the mood for a good steak, this is the place. May be a bit pricey, so be prepared. Everything is al la carte, so side dishes are extra. Try the chimichurri sauce on your steak! Atmosphere is Old West Steak House,...More

Thank Claire253
Reviewed yesterday

Would highly recommend this restaurant for not only the five star quality food but also the ambiance and charm that comes with fine service in an atmosphere befitting an old western mining hub.

Thank CityCamping101
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really liked the corn on the cob this time of year and the steak . Cooked to perfection . Only wish the restaurant would stay open later past 9pm on weekends ! Instead of 5-9 try 4-10?

Thank Tra D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favorite restaurant in Durango and we were lucky enough to get to have our rehearsal dinner here back in June. Ryan and his staff did everything to make that evening perfect. It is such a cool and unique place and the food...More

Thank Kclayne24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is small and very cozy. Our meal was delicious, we both had filet. l had the special with zucchini and mashed potatoes, also yummy. The appetizer was also a special with watermelon, prosciutto and Palisades peaches. They are supposed to be special peaches...More

Thank Trixie1953
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I didn't have a reservation but they still squeezed us in, sat at a table right in front of the kitchen. It was great, could see the food coming out and service couldn't have been better!! The food was wonderful, my husband...More

Thank Mariann E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is outstanding. We did not make reservations but were seated immediately. The restaurant filled up quickly. They have a western scene mural on the wall. It has pictures of Hollywood stars scattered throughout. See how many you can identify. We had lobster...More

Thank AdventuresomeCouple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner with friends. We were seated at a high top table that had some of the most uncomfortable chairs I've ever sat in! Very sweet and friendly service. I ordered halibut that I promptly had to send back for being overcooked. The...More

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our extended family enjoyed a fine meal at this restaurant a few weeks ago. As I bought the restaurant up to write a review I noticed that it was among the most popular in Durango, CO and that this review would be just one of...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited Durango July 31st, I searched reviews for the best dinner and we settled on the Ore House.. it was Monday night so we figured it wouldn't be too crowded. It opened at 5 and we got there about 7. The...More

Thank Brady
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sue r
1 July 2017|
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Response from Steve D | Reviewed this property |
There is no patio.
Austin D
15 November 2016|
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Response from Ryan L | Property representative |
Hi Austin, We have many gluten free options and with enough notice can pretty much make anything on our Menu gluten free. Please just let us know when you make a reservation and we will make sure you are taken care... More
James P
22 July 2016|
Response from jbell48 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. I wore a nice pair of jeans with a dressy top.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
    (Main Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley stop located right across the street.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-5707
Established in 1972, the Ore House is one of Durango's oldest and finest restaurants. Featuring hand cut USDA certified Black Angus prime and choice steaks, steaks from ranches surrounding southwest Colorado, sustainable seafood, all natural poultry, seasonal local produce, and homemade desserts.
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