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Sow's Ear Dinner & Libations

48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
+1 970-247-3527
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ski at Purgatory every year for a week and this year was no different, despite the low snow conditions. We wanted to eat at this place last year, but it is very difficult to get through to anyone to make reservations. We called to...More

Thank sandiablonde
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skiing at Purgatory, dinner at the Sows Ear, mid week, before spring break rush. Reservations - Their website says to either call or make reservations through opentable.com, and even provide a link. The problem is they don’t exist on opentable, and a search through opentable...More

Thank Bill R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had reservations and got seated right away. Our food was really good and the service was good but the atmosphere isn’t the most romantic. It’s a little outdated and we were seated in an awkward corner. I can see where the views could be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arranged a last minute Valentines dinner reservation for 8:30pm. We were skeptical about going through with it given the bad weather but we made the trek. We arrived nearly 10 min late due to the snow storm. We were greeted immediately but not nicely....More

Thank Tava W
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Don’t bother making a reservation! My husband surprised me by taking me here for our last night on the mountain. Our reservation was for 7:30pm. Twenty minutes later, larger parties walking in with no reservations were bypassing us. We were finally seated. Fifteen minutes later,...More

2  Thank kristy t
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Sow’s Ear has it all - ambiance, wonderful service and an extremely talented chef. George can do it all - but his beef is fabulous! In our opinion, the town of Durango is filled with ok but not special restaurants, but it is worth the...More

1  Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The Sows Ear comes across as part Steakhouse part fine dining. The service provided by the staff was excellent, A good selection of wine and spirits with numerous menu choices for Dinner. My steak was ever so slightly overcooked, but was flavorful. My blistered asparagus...More

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent carnivorous options. Recommend the Filet en Poivre. They were out of the antelope medallions when we were there, but the menu rotates seasonally.

Thank Spence M
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The entres were delicious, the sow candy starter was unique, a lovely blend of sweet, savory... hints of sage... and spicey... Jan, who does not go for cayenne, went for seconds... The duck comfit was also unique, tasty, but wish our server had steered us...More

Thank nilford
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Don't miss this place. The food is amazing and the service is the best. Steaks are to die for and so is the chicken sandwich. Dressy casual to dressy.

Thank Leslie H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
    (Located inside the Silver Pick Lodge)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-3527
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