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Kennebec Cafe & Bakery

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4 County Road 124, Hesperus, CO 81326-9601
970-247-5674
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 113
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A lovely surprise

My husband and I were spending the evening in Hesperus on our way back from a trip to the Grand Canyon. We were thinking that we would have to go into Durango for somewhere to eat when we were recommended the Kennebec Cafe by our B&B. We are so glad that we went there! The food was delicious and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
TLAckerman
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Evergreen, Colorado
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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167 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Evergreen, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband and I were spending the evening in Hesperus on our way back from a trip to the Grand Canyon. We were thinking that we would have to go into Durango for somewhere to eat when we were recommended the Kennebec Cafe by our B&B. We are so glad that we went there! The food was delicious and the... More 

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New Mexico
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stopped by the Kennebec for dinner and had the same experience as the last few times, and, lately, similar to most of Durango's restaurants. For a town with more restaurants per capita than a lot of big cities, service is the real problem. Tourist trade wins out and service is not paramount. We have been eating here for years, know... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Kennebec combines great ambiance and excellent cuisine. They have a mix of large and small plates that is able to satisfy any appetite and budget. My wife loves their Salmon and the daily fresh fish options. She also is addicted to the Flat Bread appetizer. I have eaten nearly every item on the menu and have found most to be... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This pleasant restaurant is a little outside of town but well worth the short drive. The server was very attentive & pleasant. The food was reasonably priced for good quality ingredients and great flavor & presentation. We will be back.

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Durango, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

2nd year that we have done this. if you wear your pajamas you get a gift certificate for the amount of money you spend on food. you have 4 months to come back to the restaurant and use it. lots of fun to see everyone in their Pjs.

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Durango, Colorado
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We just don't think you will be disappointed if you eat at Kennebec. The atmosphere is pleasant, the food is made from quality ingredients, prepared with care and artistic expression without being over the top. Locals go here. Dinners are reasonably price. Try the pancakes and chicken apple sausages for brunch.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had just flown in and visiting friends when they took us up the mountain for dinner. With the snow and mountains at night this is a somewhat magical setting. Three of us had the seafood special which was a sea bass in broth and it really was good. The fourth had the salmon which was equally as good. Our... More 

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Durango, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Miguel and Barbara continue to delight with their truly tasty and innovative offerings. A group of women dined together and all were well-pleased at the great food and service, so much so, we even ordered and ate ALL dessert.

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Boulder, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My daughter, who lives in Durango, found this restaurant and suggested it for our recent visit. What a great surprise! First, I don't think I've ever been in a more friendly restaurant in the U.S. - and we eat out a lot (3-4 times a week). From the first phone call until our departure, we were treated warmly and respectfully.... More 

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Cortez, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Kennebec is hands down my favorite place to meet with friends, hold a special event or just escape from the kitchen with my favorite guy. The food is always fresh, delicious, and innovative. The wait staff is professional, and always accommodating. Barbara and Miguel are fabulous hosts and chefs!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 County Road 124, Hesperus, CO 81326-9601
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Hesperus
  • Phone Number: 970-247-5674

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?