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The Southwest's Original Brewpub serving Colorado for over 39 years. We pride ourselves on fresh healthy appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and entrees. We make healthy, hearty and fresh creations for lunch and dinner. Many of our sandwiches and entrees can be made "low carb" for no cost by eliminating the bun and fries and replace with a salad. Vegetarian and kid-friendly. Always expect to find something on tap for the hopheads, a Belgian style, one of the distinct seasonal lagers the brewmaster is fond of, and something you've never had before. Located in historic Downtown Durango. Carver's is a welcoming space and we routinely seat large groups. We invite our guests to connect
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Non-smoking restaurants, Sports bars, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat outside, which was perfect for a pleasant night in May. My husband and I both got the blackened fish tacos which were out of this world. We’re driving home today wishing we had gotten an order to go! 😂 Service was excellent! Will...absolutely go again next time in Durango.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the excellent review. The outdoor dining is wonderful during the summer and Carver's has top-notch options with the shaded Beer Garden and Front Porch sidewalk dining right on Main St. Please do come back next time you come through Durango, we will be...More

Reviewed March 26, 2024

We eat a low-carb diet and were pleasantly surprised they offered a low-carb option very clearly on the menu they gave you a salad or roasted squash as a side and no need to say no bun... so great. The server was very quick and...gracious as well.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2024

Hi Judy, exactly! Just say "low carb it" and we'll replace the bun and fries with a salad for free. Great to hear you had excellent service as well. We always strive for a 5-star experience, so if there is anything we could have done...More

Reviewed February 12, 2024 via mobile

Our server Callie was awesome and the green chili stew was on point. Very spicy. We will make the trip over the pass again.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2024

Chuck, thanks! The famous Carvers Pork Green Chile is a must and so glad you enjoyed. The Hatch Green Chile are so flavorful and can have a bit of a kick. I look forward to sharing this with Callie and we hope to have you...More

Reviewed January 5, 2024 via mobile

Delicious dinner at Carver was delicious!! I had the chickpea and Brussels salad with steak and my husband had the Four Corners sandwich, which is served on a pretzel bun and is amazing. We also had the soup. huge portion sizes and very friendly staff.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2024

Yeah! Both are fantastic options and the Four Corners Steak Sandwich is famous for a reason! Chopped chipotle steak, mushrooms, onions, red peppers, garlic aioli on a toast pretzel bun...yum! Hope to have you all back again soon. Cheers, Claire Carver Owner

Reviewed December 19, 2023

Carvers is hands down my favorite restaurant in Durango! For a brewery, Carvers has a wide range of dishes & drink options, and there's always something for everyone. The burgers are definitely the crowd pleaser, but I love the salads too. Just a good vibe...all around with excellent service. Never ever disappointed, always satisfied!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2023

Thank you for the excellent review Lauren! It's fantastic to hear you enjoy the different menu options for food and drink, we love offering something for everyone along with classic brewpub staples. Cheers, Colin Carver

Reviewed December 4, 2023 via mobile

This was the first restaurant my husband and I tried after arriving to Durango and it was a great one! The vibe was quiet and dark/moody inside. It made for a great place for a romantic date. Our waitress was attentive and professional. The pretzel...was huge and scrumptious! We split one and honestly, I could have had one to myself and filled up on that and beer. The mac and cheese with bacon crumbles had good cheesy flavor and the portion size was huge. I took about half of it home. Beer was top notch! I’m a craft beer fan, love to try all varieties and this place hit the spot!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2023

Kaci, thanks for sharing and we are so glad you and your husband joined us for a classic Carver's meal: craft beer, soft pretzels, hearty entrees, great service and good times. Hope to have you back again for another date night soon! Cheers, Claire Carver

Reviewed November 16, 2023 via mobile

We found this restaurant on downtown durango.com as we were looking for a happy hour experience. They were listed as having a happy hour until 6 PM but when we got here, the server (Bo) told us that it had already finished at five. Rather...than honoring, what was listed on this website or asking a manager if we could have happy hour pricing Bo”s response was I’ll let my manager know that this listing is wrong. Having been a server in several restaurants this is not how the situation should be handled. While the food was OK. My burger was overcooked and based on how we were treated, we won’t be backMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2023

Hi, I aplogize that you were mis-lead by the Downtown Durango website with incorrect information. This is third-party website that we are not familiar with and we do not have control over. The information they have posted is at least 5 years outdated. I've reach...More

Reviewed November 7, 2023

Went in @ 8:45 to eat. The bar tender ran over to tell me he be closing in 15 minutes and I need to order very rude!!!More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2023

Hi Shawn, I apologize that bartender's delivery of our hours of operation felt rushed or rude; our standard is the same great service whenever you come in the door. I'd like the chance to show you that we are welcoming and here to provide great...More

Reviewed October 14, 2023

While traveling, we came here because of great reviews. A delightful experience! Delicious burgers and beer, and exceptional service! My husband and I both had the green chile cheddar burger, he had the fries, and I was pleasantly surprised to have chips and salsa as...an optional side. We both had the Oktoberfest beer. Everything was simply superb! The entire staff was always friendly and efficient, even on a busy Saturday afternoon, but I want to single out Alex M, who was unfailingly patient with us. We are an elderly couple, and he changed a TV to a football game we wanted to watch, then we wanted to change tables for a better view. Thanks Alex! One last thing: we saw several happy children leaving with complimentary frisbees that came with their meals!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2023

Hello and thank for the amazing review! Alex is a lead bartender at Carvers and there's a reason for that, he's a fantastic host and a wizard at taking care of people. Lovely to hear you enjoyed the food and beer just as much. Best,...More

Reviewed October 12, 2023 via mobile

This is my go to, every time. I’m not big on eating out but I will for here and I’m sure take out is an option. I had some veggie sides and fries with some chili and cheese. My partner had the Colorado Mojado which...is absolutely amazing!!! I love their lightner creek lager. It’s right along the main road and perfect stop while you’re browsing or headed through. I’ve tried some of the other breweries but this place just hits the spot!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2023

Thank you for the excellent review! Durango is a great brewery town with lots of good options, and it's so great to hear when people find something special at Carvers. Best, Colin Carver (owner)

Reviewed October 5, 2023

This family owned spot has a neat atmosphere with amazing burgers, smash burgers. The beer was good, too. We had an issue with a server, but the manager/owner was super nice and apologetic. Our new server took good care of us. We would definitely go...back again when we are back in town.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2023

Thanks for the great review and appreciate your time for leaving one. Sorry to hear there was an issue but so glad it was able to be addressed at the moment. We strive to have everyone have a top-notch experience at Carvers and when that...More

Reviewed October 1, 2023 via mobile

My wife and I went to Carver Brewing after historic train ride from Silverton. We loved this place! The waitress was super friendly and the food was great. We ordered some shareable item-soft baked pretzel, cascade veggie burger and sidewinder fries. The cheese sauce for...the pretzel and the fries were out of this world! The veggie burger was fantastic also. We got a house made root beer that was good too.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2023

Steve, yeah! Glad you had a great all-around time with us! The housemade cheese sauce is so tasty and dippable. Yum. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Claire Carver Owner

Reviewed September 26, 2023 via mobile

The Tatanka burger amazing! Definitely recommend!! Definitely worth coming back when I come back to Durango. Great environment

Date of visit: September 2023
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2023

Andre, thanks for sharing! The Colorado Buffalo Tatanka burger hits the spot. We look forward to having you back next time you are in town. Cheers, Claire Carver Owner

Reviewed August 31, 2023 via mobile

A cool brew pub on the Main Street. We dined on the patio, which was very pleasant. The service was friendly and efficient. There is a good selection of beer, and our beer was terrific. I had the sausage dish and my wife had a...burger. Both were excellent. We were pleased we chose Carvers!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2023

Glad you enjoyed your visit to the brewpub. The housemade Sausage dish is fast becoming a house favorite! We are gearing up to be making lots of bratwursts for Oktoberfest so if you are town around then we'd love to have you back. Thanks, Claire...More

Reviewed August 25, 2023

Great service. Good food. Stephanie was our hostess and server and had exemplary customer service skills. Very polite and respectful. Give that girl a raise. And a promotion!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Carver Brewing Company, Owner at Carver Brewing Co., responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2023

We love Stephanie and so glad she is part of our team. I look forward to passing your compliment onto her nd we hope to have you back in soon! Cheers, Claire Carver Owner

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Absolutely! In fact, our kid meals are served on a frisbee that kiddos can take home. We offer house-made root beer that will delight the heart of children of all ages. And visit the beer garden to check out the world's... More
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We welcome well-behaved dogs on our Front Porch dining out front along the sidewalk. See our host and we'll be happy to get you and your furry friend seating out front.
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Hi Tina, Yes! We have Happy Hour everyday from 3-6pm with $2 all pints -hope to see you soon!
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  • Food: 4.5
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