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Ore House

147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
+1 970-247-5707
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow what a great meal, service, and experience! Let me start by saying I am gluten intolerant. Eating out is not something I enjoy because to often it ends in an unpleasant experience for me. The Ore House was wonderful. Our waitress was well prepared...More

Thank L R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on a recommendation from a family member and it did not disappoint. Met for a semi formal business meeting. Sat at the bar and had a drink then went to the table. Got the calamari appetizer which was great and then the steak...More

Thank Gwarts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had Christmas dinner here. The food was incredible. Nice selection of appetizers and entrees. Something for everyone. Service was excellent.

Thank cl1008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It doesn't get any better than The Ore House. The bar and the bar tenders (Tom Selleck look alike - he'll know who he is) were great and entertaining while we waited for our reservation. The restaurant was great, the service was outstanding (Krystin) and...More

Thank JMMcD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this restaurant using the app and was very pleased! Made the reservations prior to our visit and our table was ready on time. Our server, Tony, was exceptional. He was friendly and attentive. The food was superb!! The atmosphere was what you would want...More

Thank Todd G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family are steak eaters.... thus, I write this after a lifetime of eating Untold hundreds of steaks from various states, foreign countries and restaurants and many varied types of preparation. We ordered four ribeye steaks, two medium rare, one medium with Char and one...More

Thank PilotFlyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steak was perfectly cooked, juicy and delicious. More in the fine dining price range but at least the food was excellent as was the service. Great variety of drinks available from the bar. Enjoyed the country décor - photos & murals. Must make reservations well...More

Reviewed 28 November 2017

Heard so many great things but was underwhelmed after the big build-up. Overpriced for what you get, especially the drinks. The specials were reasonably priced and sounded tasty, but the steaks were hit and miss for our table of four. Desserts were terrific. Waitress was...More

Thank Ray T
Reviewed 26 November 2017

My husband and I have a hard time finding beef cooked the way we like it and appreciate the way they prepare their aged beef! Excellent flavor and tenderness! Delicious sides and desserts too! Professional servers make this an excellent choice for dining in Durango!

Thank Adrienne W
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Walked in off the street and was seated quickly on a busy night. The fish special was awesome. Also the salmon dish was excellent. If you like a spicy drink be sure to try the Desperato!

Thank Dwilso9126
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Questions & Answers
26 August 2017|
Response from CityCamping101 | Reviewed this property |
They still have the birthday discount, ask that you make a reservation and have a valid ID
sue r
1 July 2017|
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Response from Wozzlefish12 | Reviewed this property |
No space for a dog indoor or out - it's pretty small but the atmosphere and food is very very worth it.
Austin D
15 November 2016|
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Response from Ryan L | Property representative |
Hi Austin, We have many gluten free options and with enough notice can pretty much make anything on our Menu gluten free. Please just let us know when you make a reservation and we will make sure you are taken care... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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