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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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durango, CO, United States
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95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Great going here alone and reminds me of the east coast diners I frequented 50 years ago. Most menu items are pretty good and with their own twist. Most of my visits are for breakfast and they make a pretty good pancake. Wish they had some good home fries instead of those shredded hash browns that are drenched in oil.

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Winter Park, Florida
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261 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

Stopped by here from Tripadvisor reviews...glad we did! On our way to Mesa Verde...breakfast was terrific! Eggs, pancakes, hash browns, sausages..all great with smiling service!! A must stop for the traditional breakfast!

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Thank claire s
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed this diner so much, we went back 2 out of the 3 days we were in Durango... And regretted not going on the third day. The staff was friendly and attentive, never saw the bottom of my coffee cup, most importantly, the food was delicious!

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Thank Heather S
Silver City, New Mexico
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

I went for lunch, looking for a good Green Pork Chile and I was very pleased. I was really hungry and ordered a side of fries and a fresh fruit salad. The fruit salad could easily be a lunch in itself which now I understand it was (I was thinking it would be a "Side". It was very fresh and... More 

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Thank Albert008
Durango-Colorado
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Can be tight - good eats - good people - but at rush time don't get bent out of shape if you have to wait sec or 2 - Your in Durango that's why you came - chill out enjoy the people your with - if you want fast food then go to Drive through - You want good food... More 

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Thank downtowndgobrown
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

We were visiting friends in Durango and went to Oscar's! The food was great, and made the wait well worth it. The train circling the dining room and all the stuff to look at on the walls made it a real treat

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Thank Megan K
Taos, New Mexico
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Hash brown pancake with green chile and cheese topped with a couple of over-easy eggs and homemade hot sauce! Perfection!

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Thank Taosedge
Yorktown, Virginia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Oscar's cafe is a locals cafe for sure. It is not located in the Main Avenue or side streets but in small strip shops with a grocery store and hardware store. Hidden. Big menu covering anything and everything you could want for breakfast and at good prices. Very small so things can get tight. This is old style dinner for... More 

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Lorain, Ohio
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101 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

We ate two different meals here. The first time we missed breakfast so ate brunch here. Burger and fries for one and omelet for other one. All the food was good. They do a great business here and are only open for breakfast and lunch. I believe they close by 2pm every day. Service is quick. We thought they did... More 

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Thank Cathy S
New Mexico
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

We had the opportunity to sit at the counter and watch the food being made, and oh my. When a hamburger was delivered w/ only a bun, the wait staff took it back to the chef, who scraped green chile off another burger on the grill, and put it on the bun for delivery. Everything was greasy - I couldn't... More 

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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
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?