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Animas River Cafe

501 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301-5449
+1 970-259-6580
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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501 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301-5449
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Reviewed 24 August 2013

Great place for lunch. There are a lot of good places in town, but it is nice to get away from the extra people. The service and the food was very good. If you are in the mood for a drink they have a great...More

Reviewed 13 August 2013

Fantastic waiter and staff were very courteous and friendly. The views of the river with all of the locals using the river was a neat sight. The live jazz was also a memorable experience. I had a ranchers salad that I enjoyed. The prices are...More

Thank hotelman12
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We ate two meals at this restaurant and have no complaints. The food was good with adequate proportions and good quality. It was convient with a great river view

Thank raydon46
Reviewed 26 July 2013

My wife and I have just spent a week in Durango, Colorado. Great place and lots of good places to eat. But the Animas River Cafe is a really nice change of pace from the Historic Downtown hubbub, and even from some really great places...More

Thank Danny M
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Loved this little place tucked away along the river with great views. Food was terrific, too. Great couples date place while the weather is nice

Thank JDinOK
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Not the cheapest place in town...but nothing beats the scenery outside on their patio - pay a couple bucks more for the atmosphere and tastier menu...well worth it!

Thank SchoolCrew
Reviewed 14 June 2013

The Doubletree Hotel sure doesn't take the opportunity to make this restaurant happen. The location is the best in our beautiful town but the service is consistently sketchy. The food is good and out of the same kitchen as the main restaurant inside. We had...More

1  Thank kanddDurango
Reviewed 22 April 2013

I enjoyed going to the double tree. It was relaxing and the river is right behind it as well as the river trail. I recommend the river cafe. My server, fletcher was excellent. He kept it very professional but still up beat and funny. I...More

Thank Jordann M
Reviewed 27 September 2012

Great food and a great place to just hang to watch the Animas River go by with all the rafters, kayaks while eating great food and cold beers.

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 14 September 2012

We went in a little after 11 am for lunch after checking out of our hotel and with long drive ahead of us. The river location looked great ; I expected average or better for service since this is affiliated with Hilton and that's been...More

Thank CooksEatsDrinks
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301-5449
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-259-6580
The Animas River Cafe features a great selection of mile-high sandwiches and ''Grille'' specialties. Open during the Summer Season every day for lunch and Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. You will enjoy casual patio dining in the mountain air while enjoying views of the majestic Animas River. Open every day for lunch 11:00 to 2:00Open Thurs, Fri and Sat evenings 5:00 to 10:00High Altitude Blues playing on Thursday nightLee Bartley Jazz playing on Saturday night
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