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Ore House

147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
+1 970-247-5707
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
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Reviewed yesterday

Every town has its old steakhouse. Should they survive their nadir, which was tonight, right this very very minute, they will become classics? Town legends. I grew up on the Berghoff in Chicago. This tired old place is made of legends too, it just needs...More

Thank HelloJoeOne
Reviewed 4 days ago

Every town has a place where you go for a special occasion celebration. The Ore House is the place for Durango. We enjoyed exceptional appetizers, steaks, sides, drinks and wine in a Western motif setting. Dinner for five was about $320. The service was excellent.

Thank BnThrDnThat
Reviewed 6 days ago

I reviewed this place in 2015, and it was Fabulous. My date had the scallops, and she pronounced them outstanding. The ribeye was good, but overseasoned. I forgot to order it "naked". Great potato, loaded, of course. Drinks were good, and service good, too. If...More

Thank wizardofid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I stopped in Durango last week, on way back to Texas from Montana in our RV. Our anniversary that day, so I wanted to have a nice meal; the Ore House was highly rated for steak and seafood, so we opted to spurge....More

Thank Texmt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spending my 68th birthday here with my wife and found out I get 68% off my meal that should be helpful for anyone who has a birthday and wants to dine at the Ore House in Durango Colorado. My wife and I each got the...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really good dinner and the food was great as was the service. We both ate seafood and was surprised to see Alaskan king crab on the menu which is one of my favourite food. It was well done and dimply as it...More

Thank ProfRussel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a perfect evening which was topped by the atmosphere, staff and the quality of food. Marcus loved his steak which was prepared perfectly and my scallops were on point! Def. a place which we WILL try again when we're in the area (Texas...More

Thank tjarvis2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was friendly, service was good but not great. My steak was good and my wife's scallop dinner was very good.

Thank Carl B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh how I wish we were visiting longer as we’d do a second visit to Ore House. Reservations recommended...prompt and perfect seating. Our server, Tybee, was very attentive but unintrusive. With all that said, it is pale compared to the meal. Everything was perfect. Easy...More

Thank Alleycat0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really wonderful dinner at the Ore House! The food and service were awesome. It made for a very nice date with my boyfriend. We will definitely come back here when we are in Durango again!

Thank Bhumphriescpa
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Questions & Answers
June 19, 2018|
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Response from Ryan L | Property representative |
Hi ILoveBourbon! We have both options available on our menu... there are steaks that come with side dishes and there are a la carte steaks as well! We hope to see you while you are here! Sincerely, The Ore House Crew
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.
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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
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, 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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