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The Palace Restaurant

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505 Main Street, Durango, CO 81302
+1 970-247-2018
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had late lunch last week, I think Feb 9th. Special was green chili mac and cheese. Hamburgers always good as was desert. Especially impressed with "Eric's" professionalism and thorough knowledge of menu, ingredients in selections etc. Best service have received there

Thank CoastToCoast101
San Antonio, Texas
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really really nice place in Downtown !!! good attention, good food and fair prices ! Will be back for more !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank CSF1012
Durango, Colorado
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to meet for good and drinks Love their chicken pot pie with dumplings... Also their light chicken dish with salad and great light sauce. Photo from Snowdown winter festival

Thank Deborah C
Durango, Colorado
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238 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted this to become our favorite lunch spot. It is out of the way (probably not in summer). It has great history and the dining rooms are decorated wonderfully. A really nice location with views of the trains. It is really nice. Our first lunch was spectacular. The salmon pasta and home-made soup was terrific! I wanted to go... More 

Thank GloriasTravels
Las Vegas, Nevada
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Visiting family and met them here for dinner, we were running late so they had dinner with friends and waited for us to arrive and sat together while we ate, wife had a steak and I tried their Chicken & Dumplings which they are known for, it was excellent!

Thank Jon B
Castle Rock, Colorado
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158 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Horrible. Ridiculously overpriced. Poor food. Average service. Walked in and made a reservation and made sure to specify we were going to be in the restaurant. We arrived and we told we were in the tavern. We have 3 kids and 3 adults and sat us at a round table for 4 and pushed another round table for two together.... More 

Thank Andrew C
Ashland, Oregon
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a nice place to eat. It has atmosphere and great food. It's a little upscale, but has a reasonably priced lunch. I had their 50 year Tradition Chicken and Dumplings'. It was EXCELLENT! I recommend this place.

Thank TravelingBuss V
Huntington Beach, California
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294 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We had intended to go to a sports bar restaurant for dinner but we quickly discovered there were long waits due to the weekend crowd coming to see the fall foliage. So we just started wandering down Main Street looking for someplace we could get into. It had been my thought that the closer we got to the Durango &... More 

Thank KenVicLee
Grove, Oklahoma
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220 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Because Durango is such a bustling place, it was nice to be able to sit outside in the nice weather & watch the hustle & bustle going on in town. There are several nice shops located close by. The wait staff was friendly and efficient.

Thank skmorton45
Madison, Wisconsin
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I had dinner here on my own so sat in the bar area. I had the dinner special and it was great. I really enjoyed it and the wait staff were very pleasant.

Thank aprilc846

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 Main Street, Durango, CO 81302
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-2018
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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