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Oscar's Cafe

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18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
+1 970-247-0526
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06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

We were on a camping trip when we were surprised by a late season snow. I have been snowed on in July, so no big deal. We just did not feel like dealing with it. Packed up and drove to town. No idea where to go, so we asked. This guy we just stopped on the sidewall told us Oscar's.... More 

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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We just arrived to Colorado and was looking for some food and we gave this place a shot and it was great food and very quick service!!

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1 Thank Johnny W
Clearwater, Florida
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741 reviews
480 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Ate lunch here while in the area. This is a little café and more like a locals place. Place is decorated like a diner. The staff was very friendly. I had a cheeseburger and it was delicious. They also have a large assortment of pies for dessert. I would eat here again.

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1 Thank Mark0076
durango, CO, United States
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95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Great going here alone and reminds me of the east coast diners I frequented 50 years ago. Most menu items are pretty good and with their own twist. Most of my visits are for breakfast and they make a pretty good pancake. Wish they had some good home fries instead of those shredded hash browns that are drenched in oil.

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1 Thank Ron C
Winter Park, Florida
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274 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Stopped by here from Tripadvisor reviews...glad we did! On our way to Mesa Verde...breakfast was terrific! Eggs, pancakes, hash browns, sausages..all great with smiling service!! A must stop for the traditional breakfast!

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Thank claire s
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Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed this diner so much, we went back 2 out of the 3 days we were in Durango... And regretted not going on the third day. The staff was friendly and attentive, never saw the bottom of my coffee cup, most importantly, the food was delicious!

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Thank Heather S
Silver City, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

I went for lunch, looking for a good Green Pork Chile and I was very pleased. I was really hungry and ordered a side of fries and a fresh fruit salad. The fruit salad could easily be a lunch in itself which now I understand it was (I was thinking it would be a "Side". It was very fresh and... More 

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Thank Albert008
Durango-Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Can be tight - good eats - good people - but at rush time don't get bent out of shape if you have to wait sec or 2 - Your in Durango that's why you came - chill out enjoy the people your with - if you want fast food then go to Drive through - You want good food... More 

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Thank downtowndgobrown
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We were visiting friends in Durango and went to Oscar's! The food was great, and made the wait well worth it. The train circling the dining room and all the stuff to look at on the walls made it a real treat

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Thank Megan K
Taos, New Mexico
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Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Hash brown pancake with green chile and cheese topped with a couple of over-easy eggs and homemade hot sauce! Perfection!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 9
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?