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Oscar's Cafe

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18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
970-247-0526
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6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Durango, Colorado
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great breakfast.... More than you can eat... Cinnamon buns would feed 4! Great I letters and hash browns! Very popular with locals ... Good value for your $$$$.

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Thank Deborah C
Rhome, Texas
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We found this little gem by researching on Trip Advisor. We were immediately sat at a table beside two gentlemen who were from Durango. After a bit, we talked to them and they were so friendly and gave us good pointers about the area and what to see. The lady who sat us, told us a few favorites that people... More 

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Placitas, New Mexico, USA
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Oscar's is very popular and we have had one good experience before today. At about 1120 am we went in, were given menus, and nothing happened until I wave them at one of the staff. "Who's got table 10?' Well the person that did was busy on the phone, then went to helping someone with their iPhone. We waited and... More 

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Thank sdjd2222
Hotchkiss, Colorado
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95 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little place and well worth the wait if a line exists. Super good breakfast menu, best home fries in town.

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Thank moparmesa
New Mexico, USA
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171 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great, friendly service, good food, reasonable prices. Oscar's Cafe really knows what it is doing. The food might not be gourmet, but it's down-home and rib-sticking, and the workers we encountered really made us feel welcome. Lots of intriguing food items on the menu - we'll be back to try more after today's tasty breakfast.

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Thank Erich505
Denison, Texas
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best breakfast place I have ever been too. The pancakes were huge and amazing tasting. The chili verde was to die for. Best place in Town!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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276 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their menu had a nice selection of breakfast items on it. We had a couple of eggs and the French toast. I might be in the minority here but the French toast was fried and literally candy-like. I like a nice, light French toast. The flavor was great, however. It was a bit odd--first my boyfriend's eggs came out, a... More 

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Thank Kelly M
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's where locals can be seen and good food eaten! The only place in town with honest to goodness pies. Breakfast selections are extensive with the added flavor of their own green Chile. And who wouldn't like to eat, at least one time, deep fried French toast with warmed maple syrup. Classic diner atmosphere and fare. Located in the Town... More 

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Thank Valerie M
Atlanta, Georgia
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stopped here en route to Mesa Verde in the middle of a weeklong road/camping trip. We arrived after 11am so breakfast was no longer being served. We typically love little hole in the wall places like this one, so we were excited to try it based on reviews from other Trip Advisor members, but we were... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a week backpacking, we look forward to a great breakfast at Oscar's. It's a tradition. Try the sausage, it's fresh and flavourful

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $9
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: 970-247-0526

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