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Joel's Bar

Closes in 28 min: 4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Great, friendly bar

Joel's is the kind of bar where one automatically connect with strangers. The bartenders were very... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2015
via mobile
Fun small little bar

Went here with a bunch of our friends and had a great time. There was one guy working the bar that... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2019
matt v
Flagstaff, Arizona
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good12%
  • Average12%
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  • Terrible12%
Mar 5, 2019
“Fun small little bar”
Jun 21, 2017
“This place is so cool. ”
Closes in 28 min
Hours Today: 4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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119 W 8th St, Durango, CO 81301-5456
+1 970-903-0902
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

Went here with a bunch of our friends and had a great time. There was one guy working the bar that was very attentive and friendly. Had a fantastic martini and a car bomb for fun. Nice old timey feel. Would gladly go back.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank matt v
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a blast here with Madison she was so funny and accurate with our drinks. So much fun. Will come again when on town.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

I have had the best Very Dirty Titos Vodka Martini here. The bartendress new exactly how to make it and made them consistently. Quiet and great place to hangout. I recommend if you are looking for a Martini!

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Visited Joel's twice while in Durango. All the cocktails we had were well made and had generous measures. Very friendly server who gave genuinely useful tips on local eating places. Excellent bar.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Ok, it was a busy weekend, but I bet its pretty busy EVERY weekend and there was only one girl, tending to the entire place. It took a very long time to get re-fills. But, the location was perfect with wonderful views of mountains and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Horrible bar over priced and not friendly at all. I ordered a double shot of milagro tequila which normally cost $6 to $7 a shot and the bartenders charged my husband $20. After we waited 20 min for a drinks on a slow night and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 4, 2015

Joel's is the kind of bar where one automatically connect with strangers. The bartenders were very friendly and the place, which was initially (around 9PM) not very crowded filled up and at 10PM it was really hopping. The only (slightly) negative was the fairly limited...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank SrgnFsh
Reviewed January 22, 2015

I have been going to Joel's for 3 years and enjoy everything that Joel has to offer. Sarah is best bartender!!!! Durango is an ethically challenged town with many dishonest business owners. This is not the case with Joel who is good people and will...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Scott K
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