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Francisco's Restaurante - CLOSED

619 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5423
+1 970-247-4098
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good29%
  • Average24%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible11%
15 May 2017
11 Dec 2015
“Not what it used to be”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, American, Southwestern
619 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5423
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1 - 10 of 255 reviews

Reviewed 15 May 2017

I tried their posole and it was nothing but water with a few beans and some meat tid-bits compared to the real stuff. Complained without finishing and walked out and got a better meal at the Fiesta north Durango.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I was excited to take my hubby here because we used to get such great food here when I was growing up. Eating at Francisco's was a real treat. I was pretty disappointed with our last visit. The burritos were small and not the best,...More

Thank ilovesilverton
Reviewed 11 January 2015

This long time establishment was taken over by new owners a couple of years ago, but they never could make it work. They left town and the buildings owner is trying to find a new tenant to reopen the restaurant.

1  Thank OWJohn
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This restaurant is now closed. A sad end to a great old Durango institution. Adios mi viejo amigo!. Perhaps someone can make a go of it,it's such a great location.

1  Thank newmexicolady
Reviewed 2 December 2014

CLOSED FOR BUSINESS RECENTLY. the restaurant has always been a good place to eat and have happy hour. It sold recently to a new owner from Sante Fe, but since then legal complications set in and the place is now closed for business, but I...More

1  Thank felipe714
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Family owned and operated, this restaurant has been a favorite of locals for many years and rightfully so. A menu with something for every one. Their specials are creative and truly are special.

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 6 November 2014

The food needed salt, no seasoning! was asked if we wanted spicy or not and I asked for spicy and could not get any. Food was on the bland side.

Thank C C
Reviewed 1 November 2014

We live in the Los Angeles area and are used to good Mexican food -- this was okay, but nothing special. It really amused us that the waitress had not even heard of corn tortillas! The whole meal could have had a little more flavor...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Good, solid Mexican food in a city filled with great spots. I remember eating here as a child too - so you know it is good - been around for a looong time.

1  Thank Theresa R
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Went for a drink. Joseph the 30 something bartender was hard to get to talk even in a quiet bar, 2pm. Margarita served on the rocks. Does anyone blend a margarita anymore or are they just to lazy to clean the blender? Left after two...More

Thank v incent b
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Restaurant Details

Mexican, American, Southwestern
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5423
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-4098
  • E-mail
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