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Sow's Ear Dinner & Libations

48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
+1 970-247-3527
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“petite filet” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (12 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
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48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Great meal with a gorgeous view. I ordered the steak au poivre and he ordered the salmon. Both were perfectly prepared. Service was excellent and we felt very comfortable and satisfied.

Thank Chatmagiqu
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The Sows Ear is a Restaurant in the Silver Pick Lodge in the Durango Mountain Resort area located about half way between Durango and Silverton. We have eaten here several times and have always had a great meal! The dining room has a nice mountain...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

This was further out than what I wanted but it was nice. It was my birthday so we got what I thought was the best seat in the house right by the window with amazing view. I got a yummy martini and ordered salmon. It...More

Thank JenKKC
Reviewed 21 July 2015

This is a nice little gem 17 or so miles north of Durango on the way the the ski resort Purgatory. We had a delightful young waiter who unfortunately was over worked and not much help by a bus boy or the host/hostess. The food...More

Thank DrJ3556
Reviewed 23 June 2015

The owner chef is well renowned for his meals. We selected the 8oz. ribeye steak which the meat eaters raved about. The second choice was a very fresh delicate salmon dish, which all was the best I have ever had.

Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed 21 June 2015

My friend left a message requesting a reservation for that evening at 6:15. When staff called her to confirm, she was told to make sure we arrived at 6:15 and not later as they were fully booked that night. We arrived promptly at 6:15. There...More

2  Thank fletchandsus
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We have dinned at Sow's Ear for years...but finally are writing a review, since it is our #1 "to go to" restaurant in Durango. Yes...another "the chef is the owner" dining delight. First, we love the personal attention Krissy, the Maitre D, gives us in...More

3  Thank Sailfishonfly
Reviewed 30 September 2014

We visited this area last month and had a delicious dinner here. The portions are perfect, the service was good. Our steaks were wonderful. We were so pleased that we came back the next night and ordered the exact same thing. We discovered Sow's Ear...More

1  Thank Lcrich56
Reviewed 9 September 2014

The restaurant is a 30 minute drive from downtown Durango. Very expensive place to eat and therefore never crowded. They have their own chef so the food is good and different. So if you want a meal without the crowd this place is for you

1  Thank Russell S
Reviewed 29 August 2014

After a month stay and cooking for half my vacation because it was hard to find some good food without being to expensive I decided to try a nice dinner out so based on the recommendations I went buy on my way back from town...More

2  Thank lblack5219
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
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16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
    (Located inside the Silver Pick Lodge)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-3527
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