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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 14 August 2017

We wanted to celebrate my birthday somewhere special and Sow's Ear was a perfect fit! It is a little bit out of town, but the views and cuisine is well worth the drive. My husband had requested a table with a view and we were...More

Thank Stranded01
Reviewed 11 August 2017

So, this little restaurant is located in the SilverPick Lodge just a few miles down the mountain toward Durango from the Purgatory ski resort area where we were staying. We really were not expecting much but were looking for a quick dinner. We were blown...More

Thank drtaggart
Reviewed 30 July 2017

If you have one night planned to have a really nice meal in Durango, drive up the mountain to Sow's Ear. Atmosphere is casual but food is anything but. Unique, well prepared, with top notch service. Small plates, like elk tenderloin, along with a salad...More

1  Thank h3305
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Dinner for three after traveling 14 hours from sea level. Reservation was not required. We were. Seated at a lovely table with great views. The wait staff. was friendly and very accommodating. We passed on the wine list and ordered the spring rolls. The presentation...More

1  Thank Tenbiking
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner after "Music in the Mountains "concert at ski area. Restaurant only a few minutes drive. Very pretty setting and comfortable space.Great place for birthday celebration. Owner/chef knows what he's doing.Small ,efficient kitchen puts out great food.Was a "When Harry met Sally" moment...More

Thank david h
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent steaks, so so crab cakes, well done seasonal vegetables, varied menu, including vegetarian alternatives.Comfortable ambiance with excellent service and a very adequate wine list. Enjoyable, if a little expensive,dining experience.

Thank Frederick C S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This was probably our 6th time to Sow's Ear and they never disappoint! We get the Filet au Poivre and it's honestly the best steak we've ever had anywhere. Their spinach artichoke dip is to die for too! We will definitely return whenever we are...More

Thank dianemoon63
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Appetizer portions are great for a light dinner. I had the smoked trout, which was a bit dry, but went well with the dilled cream cheese and crostini. My husband enjoyed the crab cakes with crispy avocado. Limited wines by the glass, but large list...More

Thank KCsew
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Just visited Sow's Ear with my husband. Definitely one of the best restaurants that we visited. My husband had the steak and I had the duck breast. Both are so tender and full of flavors. The dessert is really good too. Don't hesitate to visit...More

Thank Shullen
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I love this place and have been going here for years. My favorite thing is to eat at the bar but it's small and frequently with no room but they have ample of tables, many with great views. I have never been here when it...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
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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