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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 good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (16 reviews)
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48475 Highway 550, Durango, CO 81301-8767
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing views, fabulous steak and the elk was awesome. The best dessert is the chocolate chip cookies. Homemade with vanilla ice cream, baked when you order them. The service is a bit slow when they are busy, but they are awesome people. Ask for Christie...More

Thank BrentInProsper
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dined at The Sow's Ear Restaurant on a weekday summer evening. The restaurant is located within the Silverpick development, just south of Durango Mountain (formerly Purgatory) Ski Area. When we arrived, the parking lot was nearly full and people were waiting...More

Thank Tom O
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great food but lemon drop was fantastic! Arugula salad had just the right combination of flavors and tasty ravioli. We share dessert of the best chocolate chip cookies and creamy vanilla ice cream. Great atmosphere too!

Thank bb87
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We got a tip from a local that you can ask for a "house" burger ($13) when seated at the bar. If you're just coming for late lunch or informal dinner- this is perfect. Thick and juicy beef on a delicious bun with fresh fries....More

Thank mb_explore
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Excellent restaurant! It must be a 5 star restaurant. The price was very reasonable in comparison to the food and service we received. We had a family reunion there with over 30 people seated. No easy task for servers! But they handled it beautifully and...More

Thank MarieCPA
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I live near the Sow's Ear and it is one of my favorite restaurants in all of Durango. I love the menu and they always have specials of the night, so for someone who frequents often, I never get bored of the menu. The people...More

Thank DeannaCO
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I love this place. Always have dinner there at least once every year. The steaks and burgers are the best around. Elk is also amazing. Highly recommend.

Thank dmeyer55
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

A beautiful view of the sunset on the mountains accompanies fine food and tasty wine while being served by gracious people. I've eaten here many times, and never been disappointed once. The cooks are some of the best in the San Juan area!

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

We've been three times in a week and we have been pleasantly pleased every time. The food is delicious, the drinks are good and the views are spectacular! Service was great! Good wine list, love the Ridge Zin!!!! Had the Salmon twice and a burger...More

Thank 06Dutchstar
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We gathered three families for Christmas Eve and had a wonderful meal. They catered to all fifteen of us and we enjoyed our experience. The food is the best kept secret near Purgatory Ski Resort. It is a local favorite really is delicious.

Thank Katauna L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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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