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Olde Schoolhouse Cafe

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$$ - $$$Pizza, ,
46778 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8750
+1 970-259-2257
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“calzone” (10 reviews)
“breadsticks” (2 reviews)
“white pizza” (2 reviews)
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Pizza, Pub, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
46778 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8750
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

We stopped here after a long day hiking & enjoyed a couple of beers. We weren't expecting too much just a place to sit & relax for a bit. The place is decorated in dollar bills and stickers, what you would expect for a dive...More

Thank KathleenGB68
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on the way down the mountain after a day of ATVing in Silverton. It’s just past Purgatory Resort and just what we needed. The pizza is great and the atmosphere is fun. The walls and ceiling are covered in dollar bills with...More

Thank texashollie
Reviewed December 30, 2017

You must understand what you are going to the Schoolhouse for....pizza and wings and fun times in an old school house, old means old! Not built for a restaurant but for use as a school house teaching kiddos in the past. Yes they have beer...More

Thank ColoradoMtnMan60
Reviewed December 13, 2017

We always try the local hangouts and we were pleased by our choice. The old schoolhouse is a converted one room schoolhouse into a cozy, 10 table restaurant. We originally sat ourselves at a corner booth but all the social scene was around the bar...More

Thank 324timo
Reviewed November 28, 2017

Great pizza and breadsticks even better. Fun place / atmosphere and friendly, engaging staff. Will be back again for sure.

Thank JGTX
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Where the locals hang out after a hard day on the slopes or working. You're not going for comfortable seating but you will get great food at a reasonable price, amazing brews and most important, instant conversation with the kindest staff and customers.

Thank Runningcoach
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Very, very casual atmosphere. Small amount of seating and lots of locals. Order by phone for take-out or order at the bar directly. No table service....but free pool table while you wait. The pizza is excellent and worth any wait. Try the Vinny or the...More

Thank Michele H
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This funky local bar and pizza restaurant is a great place to eat. The Fatty Pizza is great - especially the crust. Salads are always fresh and crisp. Atmosphere is a hoot with dollar bills stapled to the wall and mismatched tables and chairs. They...More

Thank Anita M
Reviewed September 6, 2017

The Schoolhouse is our family favorite for Pizza. We always take out so I cannot comment on the experience of dining there. It is a dilapidated bar but they make the best pizza in Durango. Usually the wait for Pizza is 1-2 hours; however, the...More

Thank Kenneth A
Reviewed August 29, 2017

If you are looking for a classy place, this is not it. It is a honky-tonk type bar with dollar bills and other memorabilia stapled to the ceiling. The people running it and the customers we saw were a friendly lot. There is an old...More

1  Thank r0n946
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Pizza, Pub, Bar
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Monday
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46778 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8750
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-259-2257
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