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The Red Snapper

144 E 9th St, Durango, CO 81301-5430
+1 970-259-3417
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“red snapper” (88 reviews)
“seafood” (39 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
144 E 9th St, Durango, CO 81301-5430
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great atmosphere and great service. I had the pork chop...wow! My wife had the sea scallops! We had a super experience. We will return next time we visit Durango. Wish it had been there when I lived there in mid 70's!

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yes, they ship it in fresh daily. We went for their happy hour at 5pm. Appetizers are half price and $1.00 off all drinks. We started with the oysters Rockefeller. They were excellent. Next we tried the steamer clams. They were some of the best...More

Thank Fifi4facts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dine here about once a year and have a very large group. This year we had 30+ people. The wait staff is exceptional, the food is delicious and is appealing to the eyes and the taste buds. There is a salad bar that can...More

Thank Kim I
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Lovely seafood meal - crab stuffed mushrooms was fantastic- I had the Mahi Mahi with risotto my other half had tequila prawns with linguini. All washed down with an excellent Sauvignon. Made a lovely change from some excellent steaks we've had on this trip and...More

Thank GaryS2
Reviewed 7 September 2017

With an aquarium in the entry, and other tanks arrayed through the restaurant, Red Snapper announces its specialty from the get-go. Other things are on the menu, but, seriously -- why order anything but seafood at a place named after a fish? Daily specials and...More

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Well, I was pretty disappointed. The service was good, but the best part of this meal was the wine and the company. For being a long time restaurant in Durango, the Snapper has lost it's place in the high end dining arena. We had a...More

Thank tigerlilykelly
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

People that don't think this place has any atmosphere are either blind deaf or dumb because this place has a great atmosphere there saltwater tanks it's a very nice upscale atmosphere and and the food is fantastic this is the only real seafood place in...More

Thank revDB
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had a pleasant experience. Arrived for happy hour, half price apps. The bartender was awesome, we enjoyed some great conversation and had outstanding service. The food was decent, not amazing. I would go back

Thank ozzieamy
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We heard about the restaurant from our friends in San Antonio. We weren't disappointed. We also received a coupon for a Death by Chocolate dessert from our hotel. They weren't kidding, it really was death by chocolate and very delicious. They give a very generous...More

1  Thank Originaldemonseed
Reviewed 1 August 2017

not much atmosphere here and very mediocre food. Service was below average. We cant' recommend this one.

Thank Judy C
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6 June 2015|
Response from DurangoChad | Reviewed this property |
A Half-dozen. They are half priced during Happy Hour 4-6pm. We usually source from Chesapeake Bay, but occasionally British Columbia during off-season.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 E 9th St, Durango, CO 81301-5430
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-259-3417
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