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Ore House

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147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405 (Main Avenue)
+1 970-247-5707
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We very much enjoyed our meal at the Ore house- it is definitely a little bit dressier spot (Texas apres ski attire was a little wrong.) the ingredients were very fresh and we loved the martinis!!!! This spot would be a great date spot!

Thank Leah S
Farmington, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ore House is one of our Durango favorites. Great Service. Excellent food. We are suckers for their a la carte family style sides. Yummy! There is a reason its been here for many, many years.

Thank Jason A
Mesa, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made our reservation the day before on open table (really easy). We arrived on time and were seated immediately. Ore House has a warm ambiance that draws you in on a cold winter night. We ordered the shrimp cocktail appetizer with crab claws the portion was small but very good. We then ordered our mains. Sea Scallops (special that... More 

Thank Beth M
Durango, Colorado
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for intimate, mountain town surroundings and a menu with many quality selections. Give Ore House a try, especially if you are looking for a really good steak!

Thank regular81301
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hidden Gem in Downtown Durango! It's great! The waiter was also very helpful and knowledgeable! We will come again!

1 Thank Hamlet77
Bellville, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Wife and I were in Durango during the Christmas holidays, met some other Aggies out skiing. We asked them where is a good place to eat in Durango, they said without hesitating The Ore House, we had to wait a while to be seated, didn't have reservations, but when we got seated, it was probably the best experience we... More 

Thank Danny J
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Initially Ian asked my Nephew if she was ready to order. I assume by only seeing this person from the back, his choice wasn't thought out very well. After placing our orders, my medium well steak came out looking like a lump of coal.All five main dishes arrived but one. After 5 minutes and after watching my food getting cold,... More 

Thank Clifford C
Houston, Texas
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161 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We lucked into last minute reservations here one weekend evening with friends. The dining area isn't huge but it wasn't loud and our service was excellent. Our entrees were amazing, though pricey. The sides were good but even more pricey for the portion size. Dessert and mixed drinks did not disappoint. Overall, we were very pleased with our experience at... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. The service was fine. It is overpriced. It is small and was very crowded and noisey. I didn't like the atmosphere.

Thank explore38
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Briefly ... the food was delicious. The service was slow, but friendly. The steak knives need to be sharpened. Cozy atmosphere during Christmas time. Suggest to make reservations... also, a little on the higher price.

Thank erkeesmom1205

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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
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, 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: +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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