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Sow's Ear Dinner & Libations

48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
+1 970-247-3527
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 6 min
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We arranged a last minute Valentines dinner reservation for 8:30pm. We were skeptical about going through with it given the bad weather but we made the trek. We arrived nearly 10 min late due to the snow storm. We were greeted immediately but not nicely....More

Thank Tava W
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Don’t bother making a reservation! My husband surprised me by taking me here for our last night on the mountain. Our reservation was for 7:30pm. Twenty minutes later, larger parties walking in with no reservations were bypassing us. We were finally seated. Fifteen minutes later,...More

2  Thank kristy t
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Sow’s Ear has it all - ambiance, wonderful service and an extremely talented chef. George can do it all - but his beef is fabulous! In our opinion, the town of Durango is filled with ok but not special restaurants, but it is worth the...More

1  Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 14 October 2017

The Sows Ear comes across as part Steakhouse part fine dining. The service provided by the staff was excellent, A good selection of wine and spirits with numerous menu choices for Dinner. My steak was ever so slightly overcooked, but was flavorful. My blistered asparagus...More

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent carnivorous options. Recommend the Filet en Poivre. They were out of the antelope medallions when we were there, but the menu rotates seasonally.

Thank Spence M
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The entres were delicious, the sow candy starter was unique, a lovely blend of sweet, savory... hints of sage... and spicey... Jan, who does not go for cayenne, went for seconds... The duck comfit was also unique, tasty, but wish our server had steered us...More

Thank nilford
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Don't miss this place. The food is amazing and the service is the best. Steaks are to die for and so is the chicken sandwich. Dressy casual to dressy.

Thank Leslie H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We wanted to celebrate my birthday somewhere special and Sow's Ear was a perfect fit! It is a little bit out of town, but the views and cuisine is well worth the drive. My husband had requested a table with a view and we were...More

Thank Stranded01
Reviewed 10 August 2017

So, this little restaurant is located in the SilverPick Lodge just a few miles down the mountain toward Durango from the Purgatory ski resort area where we were staying. We really were not expecting much but were looking for a quick dinner. We were blown...More

Thank drtaggart
Reviewed 30 July 2017

If you have one night planned to have a really nice meal in Durango, drive up the mountain to Sow's Ear. Atmosphere is casual but food is anything but. Unique, well prepared, with top notch service. Small plates, like elk tenderloin, along with a salad...More

1  Thank h3305
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
    (Located inside the Silver Pick Lodge)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Durango
  • Phone Number: +1 970-247-3527
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