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Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, Pizza, Pub
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Takeout, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Television
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, bar, ambiance, very unique. The Pizza is pretty good! Don’t forget to leave you bill stick to the walls! 25 year anniversary on 2020 Open until 2 am

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed August 6, 2020 via mobile

If you are looking for a very good pizza the Vinny is the best!! Very neat place to eat close to Purgatory Ski Resort.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 14, 2020 via mobile

Don’t go here if you are not a local. The manager treated us terribly, kept placing locals’ orders in front of us, then couldn’t understand why we were irritated that after over 2 hours of waiting we still didn’t have our pizza. Locals harassed us...and chided us saying, “Good luck on getting your pizza!” One even made an unmentionable hand gesture at us. Pizza tasted good, but we could have driven to Durango and gotten good pizza in less time and without the rude treatment.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 12, 2020

Our group of seven went to Old School Cafe on Sunday night 7/12/20. We were told an hour wait. Two hours later pizza was still not out. Understanding with Covid 19 that there will be delays, we began witnessing others arriving well after us receiving...food first. Realizing there must be a problem, manager came out and told us: we were told an hour and half wait and they were thirty minutes early. Interesting? We then asked for food to go to cut losses and just get children fed. During our two hour marathon, we witnessed what appeared to be many locals being over poured to the point of inebriation; only to get in their vehicles and leave. If you're a local looking for a good dive to drink and then get your food; probably great. If you're an out of state visitor, don't bother. We are "OLD SCHOOL" restaurant owners from another state. Never have we written a bad review! Our bill was approximately $100.00 for pizza. We tipped server another hundred....Because we've been there and know how this all feels. Took pizza home and it was good but not great. Certainly not worth the wait. Lesson: If you're a restaurant manager, never make excuses and blame your patrons. Certainly never call your customers "Karens" and make fun of them. Never entice/incite the regulars at the bar to poke fun of out of town guest. Maybe the state of Colorado should look into this bar/restaurant establishment. Remember, we are all in this together. No reason to demean people.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed May 12, 2020 via mobile

We came up ti the mountains between Durango and Silverton near Purgatory because we figured if isolating anyway, why not get a prettier view than our backyard in Austin? Seriously, the white pizza is everything they say it is--pure bliss. We came for take-out since...corona has things locked down, but hey, I got 2-go beers and my wife, dog, and I enjoyed them waitin on take-out on the deck. A local was there at the same time and I helped him carry his order to his car--everyone wearing masks, but it was still nice and friendly. We'll be back.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed February 4, 2020

We have eaten at Olde Schoolhouse many, many times and the pizza is always superb! They only have a small oven, so you have to be prepared to wait a while, but drinking beer is a great way to pass the time! :)

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed October 20, 2019 via mobile

This little place was interesting. The walls are covered with decorated dollar bills. I was out of my comfort zone here, but the staff was friendly and the pizza surprisingly was really, really good. If the bar scene is your thing, no problem. But if...nothing else get some of their pizza to go.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 5, 2019

Had the Vinny Pizzaroni - the ultimate pizza! Delicious with a tasty crust, lots of sauce, cheese, meats and seasonings. We got a corner table and had fun chatting with friends, people watching, and enjoying the pizza and beer. The bartender provided excellent service and...gave good advice on beer offerings. Definitely will be back!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 18, 2019

We were not there typical customer, 2 ladies over 60, but greeted politely ( as opposed to other comments about rudeness. We saw none). Wait for pizza was good time to unwind after sightseeing all day. Looks like an unusual local bar. $$ bill stapled...everywhere. Nice pool table. Plenty to take back to cabin for tomorrow. Would eat there again, without a doubt.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

The best pizza in Durango! Whether you eat at the bar/restaurant or get it for takeout, it is consistently great! Highly recommend

Date of visit: August 2019
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