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East by Southwest

160 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5406
+1 970-247-5533
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“sushi” (146 reviews)
“miso soup” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
160 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5406
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1 - 10 of 318 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful place to eat when you are not in a hurry. Relax and enjoy the atmosphere, the wait will be worth it. Delicious food, excellent choices. I shall return!

Thank GayeSekula
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner. We both ordered curry dishes. We ordered the mild curry. I received the hot curry. I asked the waiter to exchange my meal for the curry I ordered. He brought me a bowl of coconut milk with very little...More

1  Thank karpdog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was fairly busy when we arrived so we sat at the bar. The bartender/server was friendly and attentive. We enjoyed all of the food we ordered: Duck spring roll; Poki (which wasn't quite poki, more of a ceviche but quite delicious); sushi, everything was...More

Thank LisaYE2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely evening at East by South with excellent Sushi. A big variety to choose from. Every single dish we choose was tasty and fresh. The service was great and all the staff was so friendly. Well done. The candy floss was a...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Eaten here several times; including when I lived in Cortez back in 2005-2007. I have always liked the sushi, but prices for rolls are too high for my liking. As a frequent traveller, I have a good idea of price vs portion size and flavor....More

Thank WilliamMunny76
Reviewed August 28, 2017

We are never disappointed with this restaurant. The food is always excellent and we find the service always top notch. The servers are friendly and helpful. We enjoyed a nice couples outing and while the restaurant was full and loud upon arriving, as we were...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed August 26, 2017

I had dinner reservations for four people at 5:30 on August 25th 2017. The food was excellent but the service well awful really doesn't cut it. We ordered our food and it was brought out in the most haphazard manner. Everything started out okay. we...More

Thank beance
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

We tried the sushi as a family. The sushi was fresh and had good flavor. Our biggest knock on the place is they were very busy and the service was poor. We waited 30 minutes for a table (our fault no reservation on a Friday...More

Thank Jerry156
Reviewed August 25, 2017

We were starving and we love sushi. We were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. Great sushi for a remote landlocked town. We sampled a lot and everything was delicious. Don't hesitate to eat here, it is yummy

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed August 21, 2017

This spot is great for lunch as well as dinner, with an extensive menu from sushi to high end cooked meals. Popular for dinner and also offers a reasonably priced lunch menu.

Thank hmmullett
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DrDrTony
June 3, 2017|
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Response from Hydi9682 | Property representative |
The gins that we carry are Hendricks, Sapphire, Bombay, and Tanqueray along with our well gin. Hope this answers your question and we look forward to see you soon. Feel free to make a reservation at our web site and let me... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5406
    (East College and 2nd Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-5533
  • E-mail
Description
A taste of the Far East in the heart of the Southwest. We create vibrant fusion cuisine rooted in the flavors of Japan & the Pacific Rim. We are proud to serve all organic meats & poultry, such as American Kobe, Kurobuta Pork, & Natural Black Angus Beef. At our sushi bar enjoy cutting edge sushi & sashimi made from the best quality seafood & fresh line caught fish from Hawaiian waters. Our menu offers many tantalizing small dishes. We encourage you to order a variety of them and share amongst your table.
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