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Ska Brewing Co.

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American, Bar, Pub
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225 Girard St, Durango, CO 81303-7938
+1 970-247-5792
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun atmosphere and pretty good beers! The $5 flights are a great deal and the patio is super nice! Definitely would recommend a stop if you're in Durango.

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Thank Jeremy B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always make a stop at Ska whenever in the area. The tap room offers a wide selection of their available beers and are now offering more pours from their in-house experimental Mod Brewery. They put as much thought and effort into the food as they do their beer. The Container Kitchen is excellent and has a wide selection to... More 

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Thank Krwtx
Bakersfield, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

On a quick trip to the Durango Co., Aztec NM area, ate dinner here one night with my Daughter and Son in law. Very good pizza, but what really stood out to me was the very friendly, helpful service. These people deserve a pat on the back.

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Thank Kaui2010
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Terrible service, bartender was rude the staff took forever to get to my table. Will not be coming back.

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Thank Kaylee S
Roswell, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

The concept was good, but the only good thing was the beer. Food was not good. And they had 2 patrons outside w put bulls off leash. They're dog friendly, which our two boxers appreciated, but we were uncomfortable and wound up leaving bc of this.

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Thank hbrown1025
SkaBrew, Manager at Ska Brewing Co., responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review. We appreciate everyone's feedback. Cheers! More 

Dolores, Colorado
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The Ska brewery tap room long hosted a local restaurateur's satellite facility on their premises to provide food at lunchtime. A couple of years ago Ska bit the bullet and created their own food service, "The Container of Food", in their tap room. Had my first chance to eat there the other day, and was very pleased. Of course the... More 

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Thank Stephen F
SkaBrew, Manager at Ska Brewing Co., responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. Thanks for taking the time to give this helpful information to other visitors. We appreciate it! Cheers! More 

Newton, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

I love to visit quality craft breweries, so Ska seemed like a natural place for us to check out. We were visiting the area and friends of our's from Pagosa Springs also raved about it. We were not disappointed. I ended up getting an Imperial IPA and a different IPA that was slightly heavier than their flagship Modus Hoperandi. Both... More 

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Thank Alex F
SkaBrew, Manager at Ska Brewing Co., responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our brewery! We really appreciate your awesome review! Cheers! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Go here now. Take your dog, sit outside, and enjoy great beer. Warehous-y, industrial type building, lots of locals with well-mannered dogs sitting outside, and equal number of people enjoying food and beer inside. Would strongly recommend the Pils World pilsner, Rudi session IPA, Euphoria pale, Modus Hoperandi, and my personal favorite for warm weather swilling, Mexican Logger.

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Thank blackandbrown
SkaBrew, Manager at Ska Brewing Co., responded to this review

We really appreciate your awesome review! Thanks for taking the time - it means a lot to hear from you! Cheers! More 

Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This is a very slick, cool industrial space that I found very attractive. . . the staff were quite pleasant, and I liked several of their beers. The food (which seems to be a separate entity in house) was disappointing. Neither of us cared for what we had.. . .They had an attractive outside area for cooler days.

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Thank RamblinManGa
SkaBrew, Manager at Ska Brewing Co., responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We're glad you enjoyed our beers and facility, but sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the food from the Container. We do have a rotating seasonal menu based on local available ingredients and hope you come back again soon. Cheers! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Our second trip to Ska passing through Durango. Great Caesar salad and Jerk Chicken sandwich and fries. A pint of Rudies Sessions topped it off. Everyone friendly and mellow.

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Thank Brenda S
SkaBrew, Manager at Ska Brewing Co., responded to this review

Thanks for the review! Happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves and the Rudie Session IPA! Cheers! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Girard St, Durango, CO 81303-7938
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-5792
Description
"It takes characters to brew beer with character." Brewing in Durango, Colorado since 1995. We call it a tasting room because that's what you'll want to do here. Flagships, seasonals and unique beers that only a few ever get to try-they're all on tap here for your tasting indulgence. It's a modern-day tasting room experience with a casual food truck culture. Make yourself at home. Grab a seat anywhere you'd like, check out the upstairs, join the community, start a conversation-make new friends! There's beer at the bar and vittles at The Container of Food. If you're unfamiliar, we're a manufacturing facility. We brew beer-a lot of beer. We put it in cans and bottles for sale around the globe. There's a lot going on here! If you want to learn more, we offer free tours of our fantastical 100% wind-powered brew fortress at 4p Monday through Saturday. Oh, and there's a beer garden too! With green grass and delicious food. All the makings of a pretty amazingsome day.

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