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Oscar's Cafe

18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
+1 970-247-0526
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (67 reviews)
“french toast” (32 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was friendly and service was reasonable. However, this is the worst breakfast I have ever had. The food is just awful! This place has been there forever and there are people who rave about it, but in my opinion (and others), their food...More

Thank Termar T
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We ate there twice. Both meals were excellent with large servings. Staff is very friendly. The place has awesome deco. We would definitely eat there again if in Durango.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

It is very nice and stylish place with good service and good food. You will like it and want to come back.

Thank veralegrand
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I really like this little diner. Small, with a great breakfast . The green chili on my huavos rancheros was good, but I saw a lot of other great looking breakfast plates going past. My coffee never got cold or empty, this is the real...More

Thank geobarter
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We were on the hunt for a good diner and a local recommended we try Oscar's down by the City Market supermarket- we walked from the main street. Liked it so much we returned the following morning. Does get busy with locals. Our favourite diner...More

2  Thank FearlessFred52
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The soup is amazing! Red chili.....Best I’ve had in years! Chocolate milkshake...,OMG!! Got to bring my teen here, he’s going to love this place! If you find yourself in Durango, definitely stop in!

2  Thank Rewiredblues
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Good service. Unfortunately people raved about breakfast and we were too late arriving after 11AM. Omelets were good although the veggie omelet was a bit dry. That was the the only breakfast item available other than a breakfast burrito

1  Thank DallasPaza
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We have dined here before and had a great experience, but this time was not a good one. I ordered the biscuits and gravy. It wasn’t my favorite, but for almost $10, I wanted to eat most of it. I used my fork to cut...More

OscarsCafe18, Owner at Oscar's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Gosh, we are so sorry for your unpleasant experience. So glad your previous experiences have been a "great experience". As stated on our menu, our biscuits and gravy is $6.95, not $10.00...we are sorry you thought that was the price. Nonetheless, if you were dissatisfied...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Great service and food. Thasnk you maverick! We will recommend . Eggs, tea, lunch, dinner . Fast,service and home made. Thanks guysMore

1  Thank Angelina C
OscarsCafe18, Owner at Oscar's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you so much for your review! "G-Mav" Maverick is a shining light - we are so happy to have him on our team and are thankful you got to enjoy him too. Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend that you have breakfast at Oscars while visiting Durango. This is an old school diner with excellent service and food. Very fun atmosphere, tons of history on the walls and a fun little train that runs on a suspended track around the...More

1  Thank Jamie M
OscarsCafe18, Owner at Oscar's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Jamie, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to seeing you again soon. You can add that chili verde to any breakfast meal - just ask your server to "smother" your entree and...More

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11 October 2017|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
So sorry your experience at Oscar's was not what you expected; like going to Del Frisco's, Morton's, and other top end places, sometimes things just don't mesh. Could have caught them on a bad day (although they were busy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-0526
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