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“Really good evening and a great meal.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Ore House

Ore House
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Ranked #5 of 192 Restaurants in Durango
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Main Avenue
Transit: Trolley stop located right across the street.
Description: 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.
Southampton
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“Really good evening and a great meal.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2013

You but confident and informative management and servers. Great surf & turf. Sides a little expensive but large enough to share. Great atmosphere. Turnmed out the manager had spent time in the UK in Titchfield, just a short way from our homes. a small world.

Visited November 2013
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Almont, Colorado
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“Best Meal In Durango I Ever Had!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2013

Walked in and sat at the bar. From the start, the service was good and friendly. The Bartender knew her trade very well, the wine list was great, and the kitchen made a masterpeice!! Thank you for a great meal!!!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Russ L
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“Best steak in all the West”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2013

The Oar House is hands down the best steak house in the West and Durango Colorado. And yes a little pricy but well worth the extra dollars you will spend.

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank BlueMoonhat
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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“Pricey and not sure it was worth it”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

Maybe I'm just a simple gal, but I found there menu to be a little pretentious. Upon arriving the atmosphere was cozy, a little "rustic" maybe. We were greeted right away and seated. The first thing I noticed was the pricey menu. The steaks are dry aged, and they were yummy, but at the end of the night, the $98 bill for 2 left a bad taste in my mouth. It was descent food and good service, however, I didn't think it was *that* good.

  • Visited November 2013
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2 Thank Kwill210
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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“Good but Pricey”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013

We found the atmosphere and food to be very good at the Ore House; however, we found the prices to be very, very high. Our 6 oz filets were fixed perfectly, but we found that paying an extra $7-$9 for side dishes was a bit over the top especially in light of the fact that one can buy a potato for about $1.00 in the store. The potato we had as a side dish and shared was of average size not the bigger size one would expect if paying such a high price for it. Price gouging is not a good practice and will be a factor in deciding whether I will pay the Ore House a visit in the future.

  • Visited October 2013
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