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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
147 E College Dr, Durango, CO 81301-5405
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a very special place to dine that provides a high quality meal for any occasion you need to get a reservation in at the Ore House. Mark our waiter (of 13 Years) waited on us hand an d foot through...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

First I want to thank our server Meredith, she made the Ore House experience so much better. I want to say as we traveled through Colorado, Arizona and Utah we had many great meals. We visited the Outlaw in Ouray CO, the Sego in Kanab...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Charming decor, friendly staff, innovative, delicious food. Enjoyed the smoked green chile margarita, hubby and I shared Caesar salad (avocado is a great addition) and lobster bisque. Both were delicious and our server Jaime divided both for us. My husband enjoyed the pork chop and...More

Thank jixers
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Our visit to Durango coincided with our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Ore House provided just the right place for a celebratory meal and a fine glass or two of red. We shared a lovely starter of fried calamari and artichoke heart (portion of one enough for...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My husband and I have lived in Europe, DC, Vegas, and have travelled to NYC, San Fran and many other cities known for outstanding restaurants. We always search out the very best and our meal at The Ore House was the best we have ever...More

Thank djvh2017
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Wow! This was a surprise. We went there on a locals recommendation and we were so happy we did. So happy in fact that we went the next night too. We were not disappointed. TOP NOTCH customer service.

Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The steak and fries were simple, but delicious. The wait staff were polite. There was some unexpected entertainment when a waitress dropped a tray of glasses. All and alll, this was a very pleasant dining experience in a historic town.

Thank karen s
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We went here with friends. With reservations, we were seated promptly. Our wait person was pleasant and well-informed regarding their wine list. Our orders included crab legs, steaks and the vegetarian chateaubriand. While the steaks were a bit overdone, the rest of our entrees were...More

Thank Sarakay53
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Went to the Ore House for dinner on a Sunday evening around 6pm. No reservation but it was Sunday, how crowded can it be? Well, very crowded! We waited at the bar for about 20 minutes for a table which was not a big deal....More

Thank DanandCollette
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

You wouldn’t know it from the outside...it looks like a touristy mine-theme restaurant...but The Ore House is an upscale restaurant with excellent food and service (thanks Sean). Loved the comfy-casual atmosphere. If you’re looking for a truly great meal in Durango, definitely check out The...More

Thank DGraupner
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, 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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