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Ore House

147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
+1 970-247-5707
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled on this place because where we’d planned to eat was closed. It was so good we returned the next night, with a reservation this time. Book early. The food was excellent, beef the first night, fish the second. Our server Meredith, was one of...More

Thank toccoa42
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We Go here whenever in town. Not always the best. But one of the best. Good kitchen. Great service ..wish they had more fish options. There special seafood is always scallops. There steak is homegrown. And always Awesome.

Thank Bob W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I first visited the Ore House in 1977 on a job interview with a local oilfield company - enjoyed the meal then but did not accept the job offer. Now retired I returned last month. Place is smaller than I remembered but steak was just...More

Thank MellohYellow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service excellent as always. Steak was cooked perfect and every bite was mouth watering. One of our favorite places to splurge... Wish we could afford to go more often.

Thank Tundra970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love the Ore House. Every time we are in the area we eat here for supper. While on the pricey side, we have never had a bad meal. The steaks are always phenomenal and perfectly cooked. The scallops were the catch of the day...More

Thank melbrnemtp
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I split the special they were having, a 40oz bone-in ribeye. It was delicious but pricey at $78 when a lot of it was bone. We would eat here again when in town. Wait staff was great and we were seated right...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

From the fresh ceviche, to the perfect steak, to the triple creme brule and the blue suede shoes, this intimate little spot was impressive. Sit at the bar to enjoy unique service.

Thank Camstrips
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We ate dinner here while visiting Durango and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The steaks (petite filet and ribeye) were delicious. The ribeye was served with three homemade sauces. The puréed squash was wonderful. If you order a loaded baked potato, it does have jalapeño so...More

Thank Pamela W
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Ok so alittle pricy but geez it’s worth it. The service is impeccable. You will not leave hungry. The decor is filled with historical pictures of our beautiful town.

Thank laurenyoung015
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We had both prime and regular rib eyes. Delicious. Great sauces that come with it. Most things are a la cart, so bill added up. Service is outstanding, we had a great time. Be sure to make reservations- they are always busy. Only con is...More

Thank SVCris
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26 August 2017|
Response from CityCamping101 | Reviewed this property |
They still have the birthday discount, ask that you make a reservation and have a valid ID
sue r
1 July 2017|
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Response from Wozzlefish12 | Reviewed this property |
No space for a dog indoor or out - it's pretty small but the atmosphere and food is very very worth it.
Austin D
15 November 2016|
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Response from Ryan L | Property representative |
Hi Austin, We have many gluten free options and with enough notice can pretty much make anything on our Menu gluten free. Please just let us know when you make a reservation and we will make sure you are taken care... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
    (Main Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Trolley stop located right across the street.
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-5707
Established in 1972, the Ore House is one of Durango's oldest and finest restaurants. Featuring hand cut USDA certified Black Angus prime and choice steaks, steaks from ranches surrounding southwest Colorado, sustainable seafood, all natural poultry, seasonal local produce, and homemade desserts.
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