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Oscar's Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
+1 970-247-0526
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06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had my family eat lunch at this place. We ordered the Foreman Burger, Cosmo Burger, and Grilled Cheese sandwich. Let me start with the Foreman Burger: the bun is soft, burger is juicy, and it has lots of cheese. Second is the Cosmo Burger: my kids liked it. We also liked the seasoned fries that goes with it. Lastly, the... More 

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Thank ALM074
Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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89 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our kids and grandkids for a late breakfast. We had to wait until two tables opened up. We love the breakfast especially the hash browns, sausage, huge pancakes & fresh fruit. Eggs anywhere are the same. Kids love the Durango/Silverton train that runs around the restaurant. The décor takes you back to the good ole days.

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Thank Susan H
Lampasas, Texas
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185 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We gave Oscar's a chance at breakfast based on the reviews on Tripadvisor. You should too. It's a small diner, like what you envision when thinking of a "diner." On the other hand the food is pretty great and there's a lot of it. I ordered the burrito...on the menu is says, "It's big" they are not lying. Unless you... More 

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Thank mikel68
Colorado
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch at Oscars with the Narrow Gauge train running on the track the posters from Snowdown, fresh pies and terrific cinnamon rolls, lots of locals eating breakfast and lunch there Good prices nice service friendly atmosphere

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Thank sweetie65
Farmington, New Mexico
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oscar's Cafe is always good. I don't think I've ever seen it not busy or had bad food. It's a place for locals as well as tourists. Their cinnamon rolls are divine and their french toast is almost like funnel cake. So so delicious. Try Oscar's; you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Wickedpixie13-nm
Tucson, Arizona
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't be mislead by the modest location or store front, this is a terrific restaurant! My kids and I had breakfast at Oscar's on our way from Durango to Purgatory for a day of skiing and we were treated to great service, even greater food, and a fun, eclectic ambiance. Everything was cooked to perfection, the wait staff was excellent,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was there for breakfast love the food !service was alright just love the food there will go back again..

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Thank vato l
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always great. Should be on DDD. Apple caramel walnut pie a la mode outstanding. Varied menu, good quality, very friendly. Model train circles dining room. Nothing exotic, just good food.

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Thank James Q
Salt Lake City, Utah
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Have had breakfast there many times, decided to try it for a late lunch Feb 20th. Sat near the back. Server was excellent lady, Sorry-wish I could remember her name. (She has 2 young boys). She was hard working and very personable. I had the cheeseburger with an egg on top. Was very good. Now know that Oscar's is equally... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you like heart attacks and greasy food, this is your place. Good service, but less than desirable food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-0526

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?