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Sow's Ear Dinner & Libations

48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
+1 970-247-3527
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

This was probably our 6th time to Sow's Ear and they never disappoint! We get the Filet au Poivre and it's honestly the best steak we've ever had anywhere. Their spinach artichoke dip is to die for too! We will definitely return whenever we are...More

Thank dianemoon63
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Appetizer portions are great for a light dinner. I had the smoked trout, which was a bit dry, but went well with the dilled cream cheese and crostini. My husband enjoyed the crab cakes with crispy avocado. Limited wines by the glass, but large list...More

Thank KCsew
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Just visited Sow's Ear with my husband. Definitely one of the best restaurants that we visited. My husband had the steak and I had the duck breast. Both are so tender and full of flavors. The dessert is really good too. Don't hesitate to visit...More

Thank Shullen
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I love this place and have been going here for years. My favorite thing is to eat at the bar but it's small and frequently with no room but they have ample of tables, many with great views. I have never been here when it...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We had our wedding reception here! George was great at meeting our needs and making it a very special night! The food was fantastic and everyone was pleased!! We had filet mignon and fig ravioli for the vegetarians. The crab cakes were also a big...More

Thank Alana H
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We go to the Sow's Ear for birthdays almost every time we come. The steaks are great. The food is always interesting with nice touches like pickled cherries and onions, or fried kale.

Thank bouldermomof2
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Great view, I've always been seated in the bar area. Chef George is talented. You can get some fantastic game here as well.

Thank Jays0nE
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The food was very good, but a little fancy for my teenage boys. They had a hard time finding anything they wanted to eat on the menu. The location and ambiance were great as well as the food. But it is a fine restaurant so...More

Thank cdunlap2017
Reviewed 19 May 2017

One of the Durango’s top 5 fine-dining restaurants, Sow’s Ear delivers gourmet fare with views of the Twilight Peaks, just south of Purgatory Ski Resort. Located on the second floor of the Silver Pick Lodge, expansive glass brings the spectacular scenery into the bar and...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We have been going to the Sows Ear for over 8 years. The staff are always very pleasant, the food terrific and the views are incredible. It is a small jewel of excellent dining and the best restaurant near the ski resort. My family always...More

Thank Kenneth A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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