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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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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Breakfast was okay. Coffee tasted like they ran water three times through the same grounds. If coffee is an important part of your breakfast I recommend you go elsewhere.

Thank Cynthia H
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Bring your appetite folks! The Durango diner is quaint and the delights are monstrous. Hungover?! This is your spot. Really hungry and want to chow down on breakfast? Also your spot. Try the verde sauce on your eggs!

Thank stacey s
Edmond, Oklahoma
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 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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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 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 

1 Thank CraigandDebbie
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192 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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
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
Reviewed 21 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
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
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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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Famous green chili sauce. Downtown favorite! Big delicious burritos for breakfast....great hash browns good crispy bacon

Thank Deborah C

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