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Oscar's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
+1 970-247-0526
06:00 - 14:00
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We just arrived to Colorado and was looking for some food and we gave this place a shot and it was great food and very quick service!!

1 Thank Johnny W
Clearwater, Florida
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720 reviews
467 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Ate lunch here while in the area. This is a little café and more like a locals place. Place is decorated like a diner. The staff was very friendly. I had a cheeseburger and it was delicious. They also have a large assortment of pies for dessert. I would eat here again.

1 Thank Mark0076
durango, CO, United States
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95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Great going here alone and reminds me of the east coast diners I frequented 50 years ago. Most menu items are pretty good and with their own twist. Most of my visits are for breakfast and they make a pretty good pancake. Wish they had some good home fries instead of those shredded hash browns that are drenched in oil.

1 Thank Ron C
Winter Park, Florida
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265 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Stopped by here from Tripadvisor reviews...glad we did! On our way to Mesa Verde...breakfast was terrific! Eggs, pancakes, hash browns, sausages..all great with smiling service!! A must stop for the traditional breakfast!

Thank claire s
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed this diner so much, we went back 2 out of the 3 days we were in Durango... And regretted not going on the third day. The staff was friendly and attentive, never saw the bottom of my coffee cup, most importantly, the food was delicious!

Thank Heather S
Silver City, New Mexico
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

I went for lunch, looking for a good Green Pork Chile and I was very pleased. I was really hungry and ordered a side of fries and a fresh fruit salad. The fruit salad could easily be a lunch in itself which now I understand it was (I was thinking it would be a "Side". It was very fresh and... More 

Thank Albert008
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Can be tight - good eats - good people - but at rush time don't get bent out of shape if you have to wait sec or 2 - Your in Durango that's why you came - chill out enjoy the people your with - if you want fast food then go to Drive through - You want good food... More 

Thank downtowndgobrown
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

We were visiting friends in Durango and went to Oscar's! The food was great, and made the wait well worth it. The train circling the dining room and all the stuff to look at on the walls made it a real treat

Thank Megan K
Taos, New Mexico
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Hash brown pancake with green chile and cheese topped with a couple of over-easy eggs and homemade hot sauce! Perfection!

Thank Taosedge
Yorktown, Virginia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Oscar's cafe is a locals cafe for sure. It is not located in the Main Avenue or side streets but in small strip shops with a grocery store and hardware store. Hidden. Big menu covering anything and everything you could want for breakfast and at good prices. Very small so things can get tight. This is old style dinner for... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Town Plz, Durango, CO 81301-5104
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-0526

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?