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160 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5406 (East College and 2nd Ave.)
+1 970-247-5533
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17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:45
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Greenville, South Carolina
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was was packed. Food was good. Service was good minus the bartender in the back. Slightly over priced.

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Thank Jenny V
Sergio V, Public Relations Manager at East by Southwest, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit. We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Fountain Hills, Arizona
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111 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us say goodbye for the season and this is where we always meet. Our server was excellent and the food was good.

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Thank James W
Sergio V, Public Relations Manager at East by Southwest, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We appreciate you choosing East By Southwest to celebrate and make memories. We look forward to serving your group the next time you all are in Durango. Cheers! More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had such a great dinner. The service was fabulous and the food even better. 2 of us ate and drank quite a bit for $60. I will eat here again when I visit.

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Thank Trylla L
Sergio V, Public Relations Manager at East by Southwest, responded to this review

Hi Trylla L - Thank you for the review. I am glad that you gave us the opportunity to serve you. Please join us again soon. Cheers! More 

Randolph, Vermont
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264 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

But why would anyone ever get sick of Durango. It's such a cool little city! Nonetheless, if you do need a break, just head to East by Southwest, where you'll experience an ambiance that is hip, but in a relaxed kinda way, a menu that has delightful surprises as well as a firm nod to Asian traditions. We cheated and... More 

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Thank StepMorris1
Sergio V, Public Relations Manager at East by Southwest, responded to this review

Thank you StepMorris1 for your recent visit to East By Southwest. We appreciate you taking the time to tell others about your experience. We are glad you enjoyed your variety of Happy Hour offerings. We look forward to serving you again in the near future. More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is our favorite place to celebrate birthdays, anniversary's or just that we are on vacation (we live in Santa Fe). The food is awesome, the desserts are incredible, but the cotton candy is what makes it memorable!

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Thank Lisa A
Sergio V, Public Relations Manager at East by Southwest, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us. We appreciate you choosing East By Southwest to make your memories and telling others about it. We think our cotton candy is a fun and festive way to end the meal. We look forward to serving you again soon. Cheers! More 

Dallas, Texas
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Worst server in the history of all my restaurant experiences! Subpar food at best. The good: great soup, the three dollar one. I forget what it's called. The bad: The Udon was flavorless and the SHRIMP UDON had three teeny fried shrimp on the side? WHAT? The Tempura was greasy and vegetables were not fully cooked. Peach tea is a... More 

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Thank horsetastic
Sergio V, Public Relations Manager at East by Southwest, responded to this review

We appreciate your open and honest feedback. Thank you for bringing your food and service issues to our attention. We take our cuisine and customer care very, very seriously. I apologize that your experience did not exceed your expectations. Your review has been passed along to the owner and will be brought up at our next staff meeting as tools... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Enjoyed sushi at the bar. Gaby, the bartender, had great suggestions. Really enjoyed the tiraditos & sushi rolls. Great wine selection. A favorite.

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Thank aam333
Sergio V, Public Relations Manager at East by Southwest, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to East By Southwest. We appreciate you taking the time to tell others about your experience We are glad you enjoyed your tiraditos, sushi rolls and wine. We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Seattle, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

My favorite sushi place- amazing! Love the atmosphere and especially the food. I always start with the "Hand Grenade"!

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Thank James A
Sergio V, Public Relations Manager at East by Southwest, responded to this review

The Hand Grenades are an excellent way to begin a dining experience with us. Be sure to sign up for our customer loyalty program where you can earn rewards including the Hand Grenade. We appreciate you dining with us. See you again soon! More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We come here every time we visit Durango and still love it! The Brussel sprout chips were very good. Service was good. Everything we ordered was delicious. Can't wait to return!

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Thank kttr0ut
Sergio V, Public Relations Manager at East by Southwest, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to East By Southwest. We love our customers and appreciate your patronage. We look forward to seeing you soon. Cheers! More 

Durango, Colorado
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This restaurant used to offer only sushi and other seafood dishes. For those of us who don't care for seafood, this restaurant just wasn't on our list. Now, they offer non-seafood items such as beef or chicken rice bowls and great soups at reasonable prices, and it is now on my list. Service can be a bit slow at times,... More 

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Thank dolebludger
Sergio V, Public Relations Manager at East by Southwest, responded to this review

I appreciate your recent review. I am glad that you gave us another opportunity to serve you. We are working diligently to keep improving, it is through customer feed back that we identify areas for improvement. Thanks again-Cheers! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:45
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5406
    (East College and 2nd Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-5533
Description
A taste of the Far East in the heart of the Southwest.

We create vibrant fusion cuisine rooted in the flavors of Japan & the Pacific Rim. We are proud to serve all organic meats & poultry, such as American Kobe, Kurobuta Pork, & Natural Black Angus Beef. At our sushi bar enjoy cutting edge sushi & sashimi made from the best quality seafood & fresh line caught fish from Hawaiian waters. Our menu offers many tantalizing small dishes. We encourage you to order a variety of them and share amongst your table.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?