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“Hidden Gem of Durango”
Review of Oscar's Cafe

Oscar's Cafe
Ranked #10 of 199 Restaurants in Durango
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $9
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed June 17, 2012

The outside of this place and the fact that it is tucked away in a strip mall does not do it justice. It remains hidden to the locals too. Our raft guide and bus driver hadn't heard of it even though it's right on Camino del Rio. We heard about it from a tourist from Nashville who's been here a few times and always makes a stop for breakfast.

Not sure how busy it gets because we got there at 6AM on a Sunday for a to go order to bring our dad some breakfast-in-bed. It was a large to-go order with limited notice and the staff was incredibly accommodating. The atmosphere inside is Durango-ed out with posters from all the annual Snow Downs, train decor, and even a model train that chuggs around the perimeter.

BUT THE FOOD! Oh wow, everything we tried was absolutely amazing and low-priced. They have a wide array of options typical of a diner, but I highly recommend any of the green chili smothered hash browns. You can get them with a variety of fixings including
meats and eggs or even as a side to some peanut butter pancakes.

I'm sad that it took us until our last day in Durango to find out about Oscar's. We'll definitely frequent it on our next trip. But seriously, if you are in town, skip the stale old continental breakfast and go to Oscar's. You won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed June 12, 2012

Go early: enjoy the pancakes, eggs and breakfast meats. Big portions and good coffee. Friendly waitress and fast service. You can't miss for the price and portions.

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Reviewed June 4, 2012

Oscar's is the perfect old school diner with limited seating and a sit up bar area. Breakfast was excellent and exactly the atmosphere we were hoping for. The Santa Fe special was superb!

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Reviewed May 21, 2012

Staff is exceptional, very timely service, and food was beyond great. Can't wait to come back.

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Thank Channie4eva
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Reviewed May 19, 2012 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch while on a motorcycle ride and the burgers were incredible! Great looking breakfast menu too so I'll have to get an earlier start next time.

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Thank rky_mtn_biker
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