Durango Dining

Cantera Cocina Mexicana

Born from a love of Mexican gourmet cuisine and the arts, Cantera is one of Durango’s newest restaurants and one that should not be missed. Their award-winning chef creates amazing dishes from appetizers to desserts. Choose from traditional small plates to delectable seafood and steak entrees. Their sauces are exquisite! The restaurant is adorned with beautiful, colorful blown glass and crafts – all 100% handmade by Mexican artisans. You’ll have to try one of their ... (read more)

Harvest Grill at James Ranch

Harvest Grill at James Ranch Table on the Farm! Voted 2017 Best Burger in Durango, their delicious ingredients of meats, cheeses and vegetables are produced on the James Ranch using organic, sustainable, grass-based practices – and have been for over 50 years.  What the families at James Ranch do not produce, they purchase from local farmers and vendors that take pride in their quality products and ingredients. Come eat alfresco overlooking the beautiful ranch that ... (read more)

Gazpacho New Mexican Cooking y Cantina

Gazpacho is a Durango favorite and their philosophy is simple: use the freshest and best ingredients available and stay true to the traditional New Mexican red and green chile. Dine in a fun atmosphere with friendly service and award-winning food. Serving large portions at great prices, you’ll enjoy traditional northern New Mexican entrees featuring hot red and green chile grown for Gazpacho, including many savory vegetarian options. Be sure to try their green chile cheeseburger, ... (read more)

The Palace Restaurant

Conveniently located next door to the train depot in historic downtown Durango. Locals also love their beautiful, vintage atmosphere, which resembles the Western architecture and design of late 19th century. Enjoy cocktails and a full menu on their patio on warm summer days or sample an array of appetizers or eat a delicious entrée by the fire in their lovely dining room. The Palace strives to serve excellent lunch and dinner dishes.  They start with ... (read more)

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers

When you arrive Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, you’ll have time before dinner to visit the shops for gifts, leather goods, chocolate, and western souvenirs. The kids can ride on the Bar D Train or play in the Lil’ Buckaroo Park. Choose from roast beef, chicken breast, or a steak dinner served cookout style on a tin plate. Then, sit back and relax as the Bar D Wranglers entertain the whole family with old west music ... (read more)

Mahogany Grille, Diamond Belle Saloon and Office Spiritorium at the Strater Hotel

Enjoy handcrafted cuisine while stepping back in time in the ambiance of the Victorian Old West as we serve you an array of eclectic culinary specialties. It’s the blending of the simple with the ornate-of the old with the new. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat, a relaxing night out, or to celebrate a special occasion, Mahogany Grille is Durango’s place to create and enjoy your own original and majestic history. Our ... (read more)

El Moro Spirits & Tavern

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 the beverage menu, as well as an impressive floor-to-ceiling bar. The decor reflects that of the early 20th century, with a modern twist. You’ll ... (read more)

Ore House

Established in 1972, the Ore House is one of Colorado’s oldest and finest restaurants. Decorated with intricate murals and historical artifacts, the dining room exemplifies the heritage, history and culture of Southwestern Colorado. In this chef-owned and operated restaurant, warm, refined service staff serve hand-cut steaks, sustainable wild-caught seafood and seasonal, local ingredients. The Ore House is also well-known for an extensive whiskey and wine collection, as well as an ever-evolving craft cocktail menu.   ... (read more)

Eolus Bar & Dining

From farm to table and vine to wine, Eolus Bar & Dining offers something for everyone. The local bounty shines through as the restaurant features an array of local products from farms, ranches, vinters, and breweries around southwest Colorado. Eolus is a great place to celebrate special occasions. 919 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301 970-259-2898 eolusdurango.com ... (read more)