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Durango Diner

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American, Diner, Cafe
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957 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5121
+1 970-247-9889
05:00 - 14:00
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Sun 05:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 05:00 - 14:00
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Out for a morning walk, figured I would get a cup of coffee while the family slept in. Walked by their chalkboard, glanced at the specials - stuck my head in and I was hooked!!! Sitting at the counter by the grill, listening to the chatter and taking in the smells of my breakfast being cooked - drinking my cup... More 

Thank Jim M
Kansas City, Missouri
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I loves me a good diner, and this one is GREAT! Between the two of us, we've had six different dishes (both breakfast and lunch) and have been happy with them all. In fact, the corned beef hash was better than what I've had in Manhattan. Also, the portions are enormous. I swear the green chile cheeseburger I had was... More 

Thank CraigandDebbie
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181 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 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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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 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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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 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
16 restaurant reviews
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 2 helpful votes
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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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 14 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

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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, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, 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?