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Oscar's Cafe

18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
+1 970-247-0526
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pancakes” (64 reviews)
“french toast” (32 reviews)
“blt” (10 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Sightseeing in Durango landed us at Oscar's Cafe. The inside is extremely small but that didn't deter customers from coming. We were immediately sat and handed menus. Quite a few choices on the menu, at fairly decent prices. Portions were generous. Staff were friendly and...More

Thank Hennac03
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Whenever I am in Durango, Inlook forward to the crisp Mountain morning air AND a cup of coffee with breakfast at Oscar's Cafe. Don't let the line intimidate you; folks are served well and fast. It is worth the wait. The most delicious French Toast...More

Thank alansalazar1995
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

It looks like a dump, BUT do not run away!! The service was great and the food was amazing! When you leave, grab a huge cinnamon roll!! It was amazing!!!

Thank Kendra S
Reviewed October 5, 2016

This diner-style restaurant is only open 6 am to 2 pm so don't miss out on their great, old-fashioned meals!! It is not a big place but does have a counter and a few outside tables, when weather permits. There is plenty of parking as...More

Thank NanaQuinn8
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

You can tell this is a local favorite. The omeletes and breakfast dishes taste like what my grandmother would cook. All the pies, fruit, cream, and carrot cake are made with mothers love. Oscar has had this Cafe for 35 + years and the quality...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

The best French toast I've ever had. It was all good. But the French toast was amazing. Great staff. Nice and friendly.

Thank Heidi M
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Oscar's is a small diner that looks like something you would see on Diners,Drive Inns and Dives. I don't know which is better, the food or the service. My wife and I had breakfast there 3 days in a row. We had something different every...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Three nights in Durango, three breakfasts spent at Oscars. Recommended by hotel and we were not disappointed, but delighted. Oscars have the most comprehensive breakfasts menu ever, expert service, happy staff and delicious food. Oscars is popular with locals which is always a good sign...More

1  Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Oscar's was recommended by our motel and we were so happy about this really delicious breakfast! Nice atmosphere and great service, too. It is located in a mall and there is plenty of parking space and a "Natural Grocers" right across the street. Would love...More

Thank Anja H
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Located in a strip mall plaza so the space is small. They have two tables outside but the weather has to be permitting to sit out there. Inside is decorated with old memorabilia and an overhead train track that is interesting to watch go around...More

Thank 25theresaa
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October 11, 2017|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
So sorry your experience at Oscar's was not what you expected; like going to Del Frisco's, Morton's, and other top end places, sometimes things just don't mesh. Could have caught them on a bad day (although they were busy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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: +1 970-247-0526
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