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Ore House

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147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405 (Main Avenue)
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Intimate and delicious! Our server, Jamie was ourstanding and she was assisted by several other excellent servers!

Thank MarciaLHansen
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always eat at least once at the Ore House. To look at its Western Frontier building, you wouldn't think this would be one of our favorite five star restaurants. We love going after a full day shopping. You bring the appetite and they promise to fill it. And, it's Veggen Friendly!

Thank Danny E
Las Vegas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

made another trip to Durango and absolutely did my birthday dinner here, from walking in the door to waddling out after my meal everything was absolutely perfect and as I live in Las Vegas and have access to some of the best in the world , i have no problems what so ever heaping praise on the Ore House in... More 

Thank SinCityBob
Joplin, Missouri
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very courteous staff! We didn't have reservations but were seated quickly. Very good food! The salmon was excellent! I highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Patty R
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

AWESOME! There were 8 of us in our party. Our server was excellent. She made sure we wanted for nothing. My husband had the rib eye cooked medium rare. It was a tad overcooked but he also likes it like that. I had the prime rib eye steak. Mine was overcooked but they took care of it immediately. I like... More 

Thank Denise H
Castle Rock, Colorado
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We celebrated my birthday is this great restaurant. The food was excellent and the atmosphere was fun. Great service, to boot! The have an excellent birthday offer!

Thank JaneFjelstadClark
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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471 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For dinner I had the excellent mixed grill (it's listed as a starter but big enough for an entree) and the amazing green chile, bacon, mac & cheese. Delicious!

Thank Retirada
Raleigh, North Carolina
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73 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great restaurant and meal! We started out with a cocktail at the bar. The bartender was knowledgeable, humorous and made top notch drinks. Many of the bitters and ingredients are made in house. We then ate in the restaurant. We each had excellently prepared steak and split the stuffed baked potato and Brussels sprouts. Our server Chrissy was... More 

Thank Susan S
Prescott, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time at the Ore House. Although the service was excellent, the food was not. My husband ordered a steak, which came with nothing but burnt Brussels sprouts. He had to pay extra for a potato. My pork chop was very tough, but the fresh sautéd spinach was quite good. Wine and beer costed at least 50%... More 

Thank Carolyn S
Seabrook, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For many years we have enjoyed our experience at the Ore House. We made reservations for ourselves and some guests from out of town. Our guests had to send her steak back because she asked for Medium and it was very rare. The potato was so cold the butter wouldn't even melt. We sent it back to heat it up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
    (Main Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley stop located right across the street.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: 970-247-5707
Established in 1972, the Ore House is one of Durango's oldest and finest restaurants. Featuring hand cut USDA certified Black Angus prime and choice steaks, steaks from ranches surrounding southwest Colorado, sustainable seafood, all natural poultry, seasonal local produce, and homemade desserts.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?