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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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“steak” (317 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (13 reviews)
“creamed corn” (12 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly
147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
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Reviewed yesterday

There were three in our party. We were there in a line as they opened and lucky to be seated as most tables were already booked. This is rated high among locals, but we would not choose to go again. Entries start at about $25...More

Thank MotNat
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service and Food always excellent. Staff always remembers us as well, which is nice. We have never had a bad meal here and wish we could eat here more often. Steaks have always been prepared perfectly.

Thank Tundra970
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was probably our fourth or fifth time to this amazing restaurant. The food is beyond delicious and the service is impeccable. I imagine we will continue to eat here at least once every time we visit Durango!

Thank RedRiverGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We opted for dinner tonight after reading the revues on TripAdvisor and reviewing their menu. What an awesome place! We ordered a couple glasses of wine and our server was so helpful on the selection. To start, they serve a wonderful corn bread served in...More

Thank cyndyd860
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant truly deserves its high rating from Trip Advisor. We are from Scottsdale and so we are not strangers to excellent restaurants. We lucked out on getting a table on our first night there and felt the food and service were so terrific that...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our reservations were or 8:45. According to the website it was a "romantic, casual elegant dress" kind of place. All misleading statements! The walls are paneled and decorated with western-style paintings. No tablecloths or candles, not even tea lights. Other diners came in wearing shorts,...More

Thank Sharon V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We so enjoy the Ore House restaurant. Great cocktails and great food. This time 2 of our party of 4 ordered the Halibut , and it was EXCELLENT! We did ask the Chef not to overcook the fish ( I think they tend to overcook...More

Thank bayfieldbelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say the food wasn't good, because it was. But if you ordered a steak, that's all you got, no sides at all. You have to pay for those separate. I've eaten at some very good steak houses, but none have charged what the...More

1  Thank James D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience is nice and the service is excellent. The food is much better than in the past. The menu reflects local fare and the servings are very generous If it's your birthday you will receive a discount based on your age. 35% off if...More

Thank devonwayne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very entertaining bartender at cute bar with interesting cocktails, big ice, good wine by the glass. Dinner was fantastic. Two of group had perfect large steaks & other two split the Vegetarian Wellington and sides Brussels sprouts and creamed corn. All three were creative dishes...More

Thank richard c
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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 Debbie S | Reviewed this property |
No patio, inside only.
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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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