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Rice Monkeys

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1050 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5124
+1 970-403-3852
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15:00 - 21:00
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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333 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

All you have to do is drive or walk by the Rice Monkeys and see the throngs of people eating or waiting to get in. Yes it is that popular and that good. A nice diversion from the other food choices in downtown Durango. Great Asian flair. Good sushi and bowls. The place was so busy, had to sit at... More 

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Thank COparrotheads
Castle Rock, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Standing room only!! Great food and great people. Mango roll was delicious and the Bang Bang shrimp was even better.

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Thank ShortyShorts
Durango, Colorado
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saigon Noodles, any sushi, Pho, fried Pork rolls, vermicelli noodle salads...all of it is really good.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a group of six in DRO. We wanted sushi one night. Rice Monkeys wasn't too far from where we were staying so we put in a LARGE take out order. ....they handled the order well. It was waiting when I got there and worked my way through the crowd to the counter. When we got back to the house,... More 

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Thank Jim M
Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Love, love, love! This place! Birthday weekend . After coming down from Durango Resort. Packed. Were originally put in a back hallway next to the dish room. Still couldn't take away from the atmosphere, service and great food. Eventually moved up to a window seat but didn't care - that good. Quick, good sushi at a reasonable price. Don't miss... More 

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Thank Kelly G
Los Alamos
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Having checked the Trip Advisor reviews we decided to try the sushi and were extremely disappointed: the worst we have ever had. They are inedible. The rice was grossly overcooked; and the salmon did not taste like fish at all and had a consistency of tooth paste. I am concerned we may be throwing up the next couple of days.... More 

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Thank Evgenya S
Jimmy N, Owner at Rice Monkeys, responded to this review

Sir or miss, we deserve one star because your experience wasn't good. We understand why you weren't happy but we treat take out orders the same as in house orders and make the orders as it comes in. You ordered all sushi so we wanted to serve it all at once for you. You said it was the worst sushi... More 

Durango, Colorado
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Okay, so it's tiny and crowded... so what! The food is great and the guys cooking the food are really nice. This is one of my favorite take-out places in town. I don't necessarily suggest it for eating on location though - it's too small and way too busy.

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Thank ErrinInDgo
Durango, Colorado
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

It's not easy to find a sushi place in a very small mountain town, but Rice Monkeys is good and fresh! The seating is tight as some of the other reviews mention, but if you want some good food at reasonable prices, visit them! Get there a little early, or go later! Order take-out! Enjoy! Check out some of my... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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158 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Impressive menu. Good fresh sushi. Small place and I saw every table eating all their food. Prices are affordable as well. Service was good and the place was clean. Nothing fancy and the sushi was fresh and delicious.

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Thank Andrew C
Ridgway
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Who would guess that in Durango you could find several sushi restaurants, and this one is really terrific. Very narrow little place with limited seating but worth the wait if you need to. Tables turn quickly because the food arrives in a hurry and it is excellent. So many choices on the menu. Right on Main Street and just a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5124
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-403-3852
Description
Fusion Asian Bistro w/ sushi & many different varieties of rice bowls and noodle bowls

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?