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The Palace Restaurant

505 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5422
+1 970-247-2018
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
505 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5422
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A local suggested the Palace to us for a late dinner the night we arrived in Durango. We sat in the western bar area and hoped the kitchen was still open. It was and it was also crab night. So we enjoyed escargot, Dungeness crab...More

Thank MellohYellow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After taking the train we noticed The Palace. Overall it was pretty good. The prices were fair. The soup and salad was a little pricey for the quantity we received. The lunch specials and beer specials were good. Overall we liked the food. Our service...More

Thank Jerry156
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there around 4:30pm on Friday (Happy Hour). A very popular place. I would recommend reservations if you come after 5pm. Best martini I’ve had in a while and the food was excellent. Can’t say enough about the service! Water glass was never empty and...More

Thank Boots0617
Reviewed 10 February 2018

It's right by the train station so you can see the train. Service was beyond excellent and the food was amazing.

Thank traveler7056
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We hadn't been to the Palace for awhile so decided to celebrate the birthday there. Huge mistake. It took forever for server to take our order. It took forever to get our order. Probably well over 30 minutes. Then we pay for the birthday lunch...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We got into Durango relatively late on a Monday night when most places where closing. This restaurant seated us and we basically had the dining room to ourselves. I had the lime ginger trout, and my wife had the crispy fish sandwich. We both enjoyed...More

Thank Dmarkwind
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Monday night is Burger Night at the Palace. Burgers are excellent. I also recommend happy hour in the bar area. Several plates are available. While the draft beer selection is a bit limited, they have a good selection.

Thank raytrav
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Good spot for a family lunch - was busy so consider making a reservation. Recommend the Palace Burger- cooked perfectly to order.

Thank Married_at_the_Ritz
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

While I was a little disappointed with the portions and my shrimp seemed like it had been sitting under a heat lamp for a while, the food was delicious and the Baileys chocolate cake was awesome. The service was very good, our drinks were kept...More

Thank ilovesilverton
Reviewed 17 December 2017

What a great find!! We are on an 8 day family trip and found ourselves in Durango, CO. After a wonder evening on the polar express, we got off the train and walked into the Palace Restaurant. It is right next to the train depot...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5422
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-2018
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The Palace Restaurant features classic American cuisine. Steaks, seafood, pasta, great sauces, homemade breads and desserts. You can elect to dine in our family-friendly Victorian tavern and order from our moderately priced tavern menu or sit in our elegant dining room and order from our fine dining menu. On our summertime patio, both menus are available. Our restaurant is located in a circa-1880 building and is styled with beautiful Victorian furnishings, such as dark woods and Tiffany-style lamps. Our dining room fire place makes for a romantic evening out in the winter and our tavern and patio are "local favorites." From casual to elegant, we provide a very special dining room experience, with great, classic food and a friendly staff. Please join us!
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