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“Great Service & Quality Food.”
Review of The Red Snapper

The Red Snapper
Ranked #42 of 204 Restaurants in Durango
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 1, 2013

There were 22 of us at one long table and the service was outstanding thanks to our server "Buzz". All entree's were delivered in a timely manner without any mistakes and the food was hot and delicious!

1  Thank Gymshoefly
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

My wife and I joined with a dining club in Durango for Sunday evening. I was most impressed with the service, presentation and attentiveness of the wait staff. The salad bar has an excellent assortment of many different fresh vegetables and many dressings. The salad would merit us going back just for that.

We both had Tempura Shrimp on a slaw base. I had the garlic mashed and string beans. The shrimp were large, crispy, and delicious. Our desserts were a mint and or cocoa ice cream covered with whipped cream and pecans. The special syrup was mix of cocoa and dark candy.

Needless to say I have visited this restaurant at least five other times and this was the best.

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Thank MDWORKIN1
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

Food had beautiful presentation and tasted great. We ordered specialty drinks they were very strong and pricey, not the quality I expected from a nice restaurant. I was suprised to see a mixed crowd of families with small children and adults, but all in all it was a good place to eat.

Thank janelle s
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Reviewed January 11, 2013

Hands down the best salad bar in Durango! Try the bleu cheese! Everything is prepared with a masterful hand, perfectly cooked and seasoned.

Thank Dezembrr
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

We have been going to the Red Snapper for 20+ years and it almost always is a good experience. Things have changed over time, but for the most part, they have been good changes. We went to dinner as a large group on Xmas eve and the staff was very accommodating as we were able to get a table very quickly. The service was very good (as usual) and our very diverse group was able to find something for every palate. The crab cakes were excellent; the blackened trout was perfect; the chioppino was very good; and the ahi tuna was very nice. On the tuna, the sesame seeds were a little heavy and were borderline intrusive for the fish – but the overall quality of the fish was excellent. For people who have been before, the salad bar has been a big draw and has either been ~$7 without an entrée or free with an entrée. Now it is $7-8 with an entrée. It is a nice salad bar with plenty of good selections, but I find it rather difficult to justify that price for a self-service salad bar that at the end of the day only contains a normal variety of vegetables. Obviously, it takes a $24 fish and makes the dinner rather pricey. Another item from the past is the monstrous desserts. A few years ago, the size (not the quality) decreased dramatically. The death-by-chocolate is now back to its former gut-busting glory and is really a 2-4 person item. Overall, the physical composition of the restaurant is excellent (open kitchen, lots of large tropical fish tanks), the bar is good, and there are plenty of local beers on tap. We have been coming here for many years and look forward to returning again in the future.

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1  Thank BoCoMoTiger
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