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Durango Diner

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American, Diner
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957 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5121
+1 970-247-9889
05:00 - 14:00
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All hours
Sun 05:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 05:00 - 14:00
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178 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very small place and needs some upkeep but don't let that stop you because you get really good food and service.

Thank Janet G
Seattle, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best breakfast in DGO. Its usually crowded but well worth it. Large portions make it great for a pre-hike or ski day. Green Chilis!

Thank James A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Order "the cure" for breafast here and you will wonder why you have breakfast anywhere else. Great green sauce, hash browns made right from fresh shredded potatoes. This place gives the term "greasy spoon" a goid connatation

Thank S Kenneth B
Littleton, Colorado, United States
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Read about this place and decided to go there. Great breakfast burrito with excellent green chile. Old style diner with a retro feel.

Thank John W
Paramus, New Jersey
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Quaint , older mostly counter service place. Food is fast and large portions. This is a locals place and they get preference ...period.

1 Thank caveloso
Durango, Colorado
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Famous green chili sauce. Downtown favorite! Big delicious burritos for breakfast....great hash browns good crispy bacon

Thank Deborah C
Home Sweet Home, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We like to go to the diner for breakfast when we're downtown in the morning. It's a narrow diner and it's usually packed. The food is what you'd expect at a diner. Big helpings at reasonable prices. Great way to fill-up early.

Thank Tonefish
Oakland, California
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I went to the Durango Diner for breakfast on a recent visit to Durango. I had read that it was good, perhaps the best breakfast in Durango. If that is true, my sympathies. The service was awful (my place at the counter wasn't clean, it took forever to get even a glass of water, the waitress was indifferent at best)... More 

1 Thank Artistlin
Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted breakfast at lunch today and found this place downtown. It's a narrow dingy place, but the food was good. I got juevos rancheros with red and green chili. I liked the red best, spicy! It was huge and no way I could eat it all. A huge flour tortilla topped with two eggs, beans, cheese, chili, sour cream,... More 

Thank TvlGold
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived and so did most of the town. They were packed. I felt sorry for the lone waitress. Back up did arrive about 1/2 hrs later. I am not sure I would say it was the best diner food I have ever had. Since it was crowded it took a bit for our food. I had huevo Ranchero. The... More 

1 Thank Denise H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
05:00 - 13:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 957 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5121
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-9889

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