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James Ranch

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Address: 33800 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-7144
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+1 970-385-9143
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 19:00

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Couples Valentine getaway

We went to the James Ranch to eat but didn't get to because the cook was sick...but they gave us a coupon for when we come back to durango...it is beautiful there and i am anxious... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
jimtam
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New Mexico
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New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went to the James Ranch to eat but didn't get to because the cook was sick...but they gave us a coupon for when we come back to durango...it is beautiful there and i am anxious to go back in the summer and tour it...we went in the shop where they sell all organic beef , eggs and cheese..we did... More 

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Evergreen, Colorado
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143 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We've been to James Ranch for lunch a few times. They have locally grown beef and they are known for their burgers and melts. My family loves them. I love their veggie burger, which is grilled vegetables on a brioche bun with melted cheese. Yummy! Everything on the menu is fresh and locally grown. In the summer months they also... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Best quality meat ever. I had a burger and a bowl of chili topped off with thier home made pumpkin spice ice cream.

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Houston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Having lunch outdoors at James Ranch has become so popular that they have had to expand the kitchen. Best grilled cheese sandwich ever...made with their own cheese. Their organic farming methods are actually fascinating so take the wagon tour if you can. Little store there has their fresh vegetables, cheese, and grass fed beef.

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Durango, Colorado
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great Burgers and Salad! Love the atmosphere of sitting outside and petting the baby goats. If you are headed north of Durango in the summer, I highly recommend a stop here for lunch!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I purchased half a beef this fall and am very glad I did. It is fabulous! Had lunch while I was waiting to pick up my order. The home made cheese is very good. Love the location. Will definitely be back.

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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We shared a burger and salad. Both were overpriced, but good, although we've had much better burgers elsewhere.

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a great place to grab a burger for lunch or dinner. The burgers themselves are excellent, and the Inside Out Cheese Melt is amazing, but the real star is the setting. Outdoor picnic style eating with room to explore and play for kids. Beautiful views of the valley. We had a very delicious, relaxing, and fun lunch here.... More 

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Huron south dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

With house made cheeses, to the baked goods. Just the picnic atmosphere with chickens, goats and cows part of the landscape. You know you are getting fresh ingredients. Always a joy to stop and have lunch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice picnic setting....dog friendly. Burgers only...with various toppings...and potato salad or chips. Small shop with local food items...cheese, produce, beef.

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