We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Red Snapper

144 E 9th St, Durango, CO 81301-5430
+1 970-259-3417
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“red snapper” (97 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
144 E 9th St, Durango, CO 81301-5430
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (312)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

131 - 140 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 11 March 2015

We met my niece for dinner. This is a fine dining restaurant that is still laid back and relaxing. The salad bar had plenty to offer. Our entrées were delicious and the service was wonderful.

1  Thank texbco
Reviewed 15 February 2015

Wow, the sea scallops were perfectly grilled. I might add they were Bacon wrapped. The butternut squash risotto was bland. The broccoli Rob was very tasty. The wife had the Ono (wahoo) and gnocchi with broccoli rob. My son had the jumbo shrimp with oriental...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 28 January 2015

As a local, I go to The Snapper several times a month, usually for lunch or for Happy Hour before catching a movie . It is quiet and comfortable with good service and some stand out dishes, like the clam chowder, tequila shrimp and the...More

Thank hermosaDurango
Reviewed 18 January 2015

This restaurant, from the moment we entered the door was incredible! Taylor, the hostess, was engaging and entertaining. Rachel the bartender who was also our waitress was a mixologist! She was knowledgeable about the wine characteristics and able to make a drink from specific specifications....More

Thank Deehagy
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Excellent food and value. The atmosphere is a little dark and 70's style, but the staff is friendly, the location is great, the food is really good, the drinks great as well!

Thank dbdurango
Reviewed 15 December 2014

They need to upgrade their atmosphere, salad bar, and menu. It was great service, but we found the menu hadn't changed much in 20 years.

Thank PajaritoOfUtah
Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

We were seated right away. Staff if friendly, prices are high but food was good and service was excellent. I had the salmon and it was delicious.

1  Thank hutchlm
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We stumbled upon this place and thought we would give it a try. My husband ordered a filet with crab legs and he was very pleased with the crab legs, but the cook did a terrible job on his steak. I ordered the catch of...More

3  Thank TravelingOSUCowgirl
Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

Our first visit. The King Crab was great, the Filet Mignon was wonderful. Nice atmosphere, excellent service. We'll be back!

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Food was appetizing and the atmosphere was welcoming. The chef's preparation of scallops was creative.

Thank Dearmar
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 hotels in Durango
The Rochester Hotel and Leland House
383 reviews
.21 km away
Strater Hotel
1,122 reviews
.26 km away
Durango Downtown Inn
363 reviews
.36 km away
General Palmer Hotel
514 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Eolus Bar & Dining
328 reviews
.08 km away
Fired Up Pizzeria
897 reviews
.19 km away
Carver Brewing Co.
999 reviews
.19 km away
Himalayan Kitchen
359 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Historic Downtown Durango
1,607 reviews
.07 km away
Durango Welcome Center
103 reviews
.11 km away
Scenic Aperture Gallery
17 reviews
.22 km away
Studio &
7 reviews
.22 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
6 June 2015|
Response from DurangoChad | Reviewed this property |
A Half-dozen. They are half priced during Happy Hour 4-6pm. We usually source from Chesapeake Bay, but occasionally British Columbia during off-season.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 E 9th St, Durango, CO 81301-5430
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-259-3417
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing