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Olde Schoolhouse Cafe

46778 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8750
+1 970-259-2257
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“calzone” (10 reviews)
“breadsticks” (2 reviews)
“white pizza” (2 reviews)
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Pizza, Bar
$$ - $$$
46778 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8750
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on the way down the mountain after a day of ATVing in Silverton. It’s just past Purgatory Resort and just what we needed. The pizza is great and the atmosphere is fun. The walls and ceiling are covered in dollar bills with...More

Thank texashollie
Reviewed 30 December 2017

You must understand what you are going to the Schoolhouse for....pizza and wings and fun times in an old school house, old means old! Not built for a restaurant but for use as a school house teaching kiddos in the past. Yes they have beer...More

Thank ColoradoMtnMan60
Reviewed 14 December 2017

We always try the local hangouts and we were pleased by our choice. The old schoolhouse is a converted one room schoolhouse into a cozy, 10 table restaurant. We originally sat ourselves at a corner booth but all the social scene was around the bar...More

Thank 324timo
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Great pizza and breadsticks even better. Fun place / atmosphere and friendly, engaging staff. Will be back again for sure.

Thank JGTX
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Where the locals hang out after a hard day on the slopes or working. You're not going for comfortable seating but you will get great food at a reasonable price, amazing brews and most important, instant conversation with the kindest staff and customers.

Thank Runningcoach
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Very, very casual atmosphere. Small amount of seating and lots of locals. Order by phone for take-out or order at the bar directly. No table service....but free pool table while you wait. The pizza is excellent and worth any wait. Try the Vinny or the...More

Thank Michele H
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This funky local bar and pizza restaurant is a great place to eat. The Fatty Pizza is great - especially the crust. Salads are always fresh and crisp. Atmosphere is a hoot with dollar bills stapled to the wall and mismatched tables and chairs. They...More

Thank Anita M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Schoolhouse is our family favorite for Pizza. We always take out so I cannot comment on the experience of dining there. It is a dilapidated bar but they make the best pizza in Durango. Usually the wait for Pizza is 1-2 hours; however, the...More

Thank Kenneth A
Reviewed 30 August 2017

If you are looking for a classy place, this is not it. It is a honky-tonk type bar with dollar bills and other memorabilia stapled to the ceiling. The people running it and the customers we saw were a friendly lot. There is an old...More

Thank r0n946
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Pizza is very good and so are the salads. The wings differ each time you go so they are iffy. Beer is cold and atmosphere is friendly. A great place to stop for a casual and laid back dinner.

Thank Leslie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Pizza, Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46778 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8750
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-259-2257
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