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Ore House

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147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405 (Main Avenue)
+1 970-247-5707
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Cleveland, Oh
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1,201 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 452 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a small restaurant with a cozy decor off main street which has been in operation for decades. It has a nice bar, attentive service and great steaks. The rest of the food is interesting but questionable. A ceviche appetizer was a dry cylinder of fish and vegetables, original but not great. It was quite noisy and cramped but... More 

Thank marcopolo111
Mead, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great dinner at the Ore House! Great food and service! Steaks were cooked perfectly and the cocktail drinks were awesome.

Thank ksanburg
Durango, Colorado
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

About three years ago my husband and I went to the Ore House and were frankly very underwhelmed. We have not been back since. Last Saturday we were invited to dinner with some friends because it was his birthday, and they give a great discount, the percentage of your age off on your steak, so his steak was 63% off... More 

Thank abqgirl_7
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

With our reservation we had to wait a little longer than expected but the manager was wonderful and gave us two free appetizers for our extended wait. Food was absolutely worth the wait and the staff were extremely friendly. Would definitely recommend. Probably one of the best steaks I've had in my entire life.

Thank Nicole R
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended at the hotel for steaks. I sat at the bar and had a nice conversation with Mark the bartender. Ordered a glass of Caymus and ordered the filet migon and french fries. The steak was cooked to order and the ff were very good.

Thank John M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a long weekend in Durango and started out with dinner at the Ore House. The food was fantastic and the service was great too. Our second trip to Durango and to the Ore House. We are never disappointed!

Thank Bonnie B
Sulphur, Louisiana
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Prompt, excellent service and the food was absolutely fantastic! Only regret is that we didn't tell them it was hubby's birthday, as we learned later there were birthday perks involved! :-)

Thank christinas550
Little Rock, Arkansas
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had dinner at Ore House on a recent vacation in CO. Service was excellent and the food was wonderful. You MUST have the corn casserole!!!!

Thank karenmcguire323
Bloomingdale, Illinois
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Great steaks. Great service. A bit pricey, but our meals were delicious. Sorry we weren't able to visit again during our stay in Durango.

Thank gsandgj
Bear Valley, California
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This place didn't look like it would be one of the super busy trendy spots. We went in and it's very small and very busy mid week. It is an old west type spot in decor. The waiting area where you can have drinks or if the wait is too long they'll offer to bring you an appetizer. The area... More 

Thank travelingbytwo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?