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Ore House

147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
+1 970-247-5707
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the fresh ceviche, to the perfect steak, to the triple creme brule and the blue suede shoes, this intimate little spot was impressive. Sit at the bar to enjoy unique service.

Thank Camstrips
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate dinner here while visiting Durango and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The steaks (petite filet and ribeye) were delicious. The ribeye was served with three homemade sauces. The puréed squash was wonderful. If you order a loaded baked potato, it does have jalapeño so...More

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so alittle pricy but geez it’s worth it. The service is impeccable. You will not leave hungry. The decor is filled with historical pictures of our beautiful town.

Thank laurenyoung015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had both prime and regular rib eyes. Delicious. Great sauces that come with it. Most things are a la cart, so bill added up. Service is outstanding, we had a great time. Be sure to make reservations- they are always busy. Only con is...More

Thank SVCris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an early dinner at 6 and it was very good, quiet atmosphere, attentive staff. We had fish and steak: both nicely prepared and plated. I would go for dinner again.

Thank montanopeggy
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Wow what a great meal, service, and experience! Let me start by saying I am gluten intolerant. Eating out is not something I enjoy because to often it ends in an unpleasant experience for me. The Ore House was wonderful. Our waitress was well prepared...More

Thank L R
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Came here on a recommendation from a family member and it did not disappoint. Met for a semi formal business meeting. Sat at the bar and had a drink then went to the table. Got the calamari appetizer which was great and then the steak...More

Thank Gwarts
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Had Christmas dinner here. The food was incredible. Nice selection of appetizers and entrees. Something for everyone. Service was excellent.

Thank cl1008
Reviewed January 2, 2018

It doesn't get any better than The Ore House. The bar and the bar tenders (Tom Selleck look alike - he'll know who he is) were great and entertaining while we waited for our reservation. The restaurant was great, the service was outstanding (Krystin) and...More

Thank JMMcD
Reviewed January 1, 2018

Found this restaurant using the app and was very pleased! Made the reservations prior to our visit and our table was ready on time. Our server, Tony, was exceptional. He was friendly and attentive. The food was superb!! The atmosphere was what you would want...More

Thank Todd G
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August 25, 2017|
Response from CityCamping101 | Reviewed this property |
They still have the birthday discount, ask that you make a reservation and have a valid ID
sue r
June 30, 2017|
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Response from Wozzlefish12 | Reviewed this property |
No space for a dog indoor or out - it's pretty small but the atmosphere and food is very very worth it.
Austin D
November 15, 2016|
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Response from Ryan L | Property representative |
Hi Austin, We have many gluten free options and with enough notice can pretty much make anything on our Menu gluten free. Please just let us know when you make a reservation and we will make sure you are taken care... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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: +1 970-247-5707
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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