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Olde Schoolhouse Cafe

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46778 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8750
+1 970-259-2257
15:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 02:00
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Germantown, Tennessee
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long day on the slopes we did not want to drive down to Durango for dinner. We called another place for take out and were told " call back after 8" we might take your order then " ouch ! We called the school house and they were able to accept our order but it was going to... More 

Thank Annep230710
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard about this place several years ago, but finally took the time and ordered a few Pizza's on Spring Break. Very small place, and called at 3:00 to have pizza ready to pick up at 6:00 after skiing. Great Pizza, friendly staff...

Thank Steve B
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96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered pizza and wings after our arrival at Purgatory Resort so we could unpack and get organized. It's a short 5 minute drive on Hwy 550. This place is very popular and can get crowded, so order early! Pizza is always delicious!

Thank KELittle
Miami, Florida, United States
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So good... definitely go early, you do wait for your order, but it is worth it in the long run. The cafe is fun, great decorations.

Thank Kwpunkin1
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Fun small venue with great staff and good food and drink. Had a made to order pizza with sun dried tomatoes and cheese and enjoy a small draft IPA. Good food and value. Will visit again.

Thank riverrun783
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We visited as a family while visiting for a ski trip. This place was recommended to us by a local. The pizza took a long time but the kids enjoyed playing pool while we waited. The staff was nice but not overly friendly. While waiting for our food, we discovered the restaraunt "cat"-laying on the bar top-right by dining customers.... More 

Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Definitely full of local color. Fun place to hang out and meet people. You definitely get a different feel for Durango/Purgatory. Yep, pizza can take awhile . . . have another drink. Relax.

Thank Mike B
Waco, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying don't come here expecting frills and fine dining. Come here if you want bomb, locals style pizza. This small "locals only" style restaurant is exactly what I like to find in the Rocky Mountains. I took it to go and ordered ahead, which I recommend for anyone that doesn't wait on-site for an hour. Sure... More 

Thank Luke_whyte
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This small local pizza place was recommended by our guide. We called in advance on a Tuesday for take out. The wait time was an hour, so I am glad we called. We ordered a large sausage/onion pizza and a side salad. The pizza had a nice fresh thick crust and the salad was fresh. The pizza had plenty of... More 

Thank S. W
Austin, Texas
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This a dive bar and I mean dive! But it's certainly worth a trip. Its tiny with only a few tables, but the drinks are cheap. Be glad about that b/c it takes a very long time to get your pizza. We got there on a Saturday evening at 5:15 (they open at 4p) and got a table. There were... More 

Thank Jill H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
13:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
13:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46778 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8750
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-259-2257

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