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El Moro Spirits & Tavern

££ - £££American, ,
945 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5121
+1 970-259-5555
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (34 reviews)
“lamb burger” (14 reviews)
“charcuterie” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
945 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5121
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21 - 30 of 267 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We never stepped inside the restaurant - sat at a table on the street patio and enjoyed cocktails, wine and some light food. We had the KFC (Korean fried cauliflower) which was so delicious, and the Miso Honey Chicken Eggroll Salad. We tried the seasonal...More

2  Thank ZenDogAZ
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The atmosphere is very nice as they've taken an old building and really accented the bricks and flooring and ceiling etc. They have some beautiful light fixtures. A restaurant, however is also about the food and service, and this one has consistently let me down....More

Thank Durango_Rick
Reviewed 7 August 2017

we stumbled onto this while strolling in town and grabbed an outside table - it was a good meal with no complaints - don;t know if eating inside would be as enjoyable with all the noise but we enjoyed being outside

1  Thank joisey-joe
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The place is beautiful. The atmosphere is high end restaurant. Very impressive alcohol drinks. Beautiful decorating. Even the restroom is beautiful. The food moved from excellent (like the lollipop chicken or the beet salad to no good, like the Korean steak). So it is depend...More

Thank Nati I
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I wish El Moro was in Austin and I didn’t have to travel back to Durango to go again, but I guarantee you the next time I’m in the area, I will eat at El Moro. First thing you’ll notice is the creative, inviting, dare...More

Thank summercamper
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A friend recommended El Moro after hearing that they had continued to pay their employees after closing last year for three months due to a kitchen fire. They asked the employees to spend their free time volunteering in the community. How can you not support...More

Thank Kdec_austin
Reviewed 30 July 2017

You would be letting yourself down if you failed to stop into El Moro. Everything is absolutely top notch and you will find yourself LOVING some food or beverage concoction that you wouldn't have ever thought to try. The crew and this establishment is among...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be there mia night if a show. We had reservations for before the show. The food was amazing and the service was friendly and prompt. As the show began it became very busy. Despite that, the service continued to be...More

1  Thank Meredith A
Reviewed 23 July 2017

So wade stopped in to have a drink this evening. I had a draft beer and my wife had a mule. When the bill came, the beer was $9. That's right, the mule was $8, and the IPA was $9. For a 12 ounce pour....More

Thank djpetersnc
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We order the burger and the salmon and it was cooked to perfection. The decore was unique and tasteful.

Thank Michelle W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 945 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5121 (Formerly El Moro Spirits & Tavern, durango, co)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-259-5555
  • E-mail
El Moro Spirits & Tavern was created in the building that once housed the El Moro Saloon in the early 1900's. The food is modern-rustic: common foods from the early 20th century created with modern culinary techniques. Handcrafted cocktails, an extensive beer list and forty wines, all approachable & affordable, grace our beverage menu.
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