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Rice Monkeys

1050 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5124
+1 970-403-3852
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pho” (28 reviews)
“rice bowl” (17 reviews)
“summer rolls” (9 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1050 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5124
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11 - 20 of 181 reviews

Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a small and busy restaurant that seems always crowded. There is a variety of asian food including excellent sushi, pho, and various rice bowls. Food was promptly served and was excellent. Definitely worth a repeat visit.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Very small and cozy inside, but the Sushi Rolls were out of this world. Fast and friendly service from the waitress, and the owner even came out and said "hello". We will definitely stop by again when we visit Durango.

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This place is small, really small...feels like you're eating with 15 of your friends. This could be good or bad depending on your perspective. The service is friendly and fast. Everything I tried was really good! The prices here are more reasonable than other Sushi...More

Thank topjimmy2016
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We tried the Funky Monkey roll and the Veggie Summer Rolls with Peanur Sauce. We loved it! Such lovely flavors and portions. This was just enough for us to share and be filled. Don't be daunted by the tiny location, the flavors are big, bold...More

Thank MG L
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here and arrived around 7:00pm. We had to wait 15 minutes for a table for three people. The restaurant is very small, probably enough for 16 people to sit and eat, it seemed to be more of a take-out establishment. People started...More

Thank JaneArizona
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We ate here while visiting Durango about a month ago. It's a small spot and we were there in the late afternoon so we were able to eat at one of the few tables inside. The sushi was WONDERFUL! Everything we ordered was fresh and...More

Thank Foodie2713
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were with our teenaged granddaughter. We had never eaten sushi previously. We ordered very mild styles of sushi. They were expertly prepared and a pleasant taste surprise. Just remember. There is very little sitting and you may have to wait your...More

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Very nice little restaurant in the Main Street area downtown. Easy to walk there from DS train station. Very friendly staff. We definitely liked the Funky Monkey and in fact ordered a second one. Sweet sauce and a nice crunchy portion that complements the roll....More

Thank Flyfreemark
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The sushi here is unbelievable. We tried the Funky Monkey, Red Phoenix, Volcano, plus a bowl of Singapore Noodles (I think that is the name). Everything was enjoyable. The Funky Monkey was so good we ordered seconds! It is a very small place with little...More

Thank Kylette W
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Most would not opt for sushi when visiting Durango, nor was I even thinking about it when searching for a dinner choice. I asked our hotel desk attendant for a dinner recommendation and he quickly responded with this restaurant. Totally believing in testimonial, we decided...More

Thank BamaNancy
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
Fusion Asian Bistro w/ sushi & many different varieties of rice bowls and noodle bowls
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